Spectacular Spider-Man Vol.1 #1
The first issue of a brand new series for Spider-Man! The story opens with a bang as the Tarantula kidnaps the Empire State University vice-chancellor, despite the best efforts of the web-slinger, Flash Thompson, and Mary Jane Watson! Next, the Tarantula tries to kill the mayor, but this time the Spectacular Spider-Man is ready! Can the wall-crawler beat the Tarantula and save Mayor Abe Beame?
Printed: Dec 1976
Writers: Gerry Conway
Art: Sal Buscema and Mike Esposito
Cover: Sal Buscema and John Romita Sr.