Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #83


The Schemer tries to become the new King of Crime in New York, and starts a war with the Kingpin; Flash Thompson goes to war in Vietnam and Gwen Stacy is injured in a traffic accident.

Printed: Apr 1970
Writers: Stan Lee
Art: John Romita Sr. and Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Cover: John Romita Sr.

- 1st appearance of the Schemer, later becomes The Rose and revealed to be Richard Fisk, the son of Kingpin
- 1st full appearance of Vanessa Fisk, the wife of Kingpin