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Spider-Man's Arch-Villains

A categorical listing of Spider-Man's Arch-Villains curated by Key Collector Comics.

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  • 3rd appearance of Spider-Man
  • 1st appearance of Vulture
  • 1st appearance of the Terrible Tinkerer
  • 1st cameo appearance of Mysterio, disguised as the assistant of the Terrible Tinkerer
Low $620
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Mid $1.1k
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High $7.1k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Dr. Octopus
  • Debut of the 'Spider's Web' fan letters section
  • An editing error has Doctor Octopus mistakenly refer to Spider-Man as Super-Man
Low $390
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Mid $1k
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High $6.2k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Sandman
  • 1st appearance of Betty Brant, a secretary at the Daily Bugle
  • Spider-Man refers to himself as 'The friendly neighborhood Spider-Man' for the first time
  • 1st cameo appearance of Jessica Jones, a spectator of the Sandman versus Spider-Man fight, this is a retconned appearance as revealed in The Amazing Spider-Man #601
Low $230
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Mid $850
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High $5k
  • 1st appearance and origin of The Lizard
  • First reference to Spider-Man's ability to sense danger with the thought 'My Spider Sense is starting to tingle'
Low $275
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Mid $650
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High $4.9k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Electro
Low $225
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Mid $875
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High $4.2k
  • 1st appearance of Mysterio
  • *Quentin Beck first appears in The Amazing Spider-Man #2 not in costume
Low $700
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Mid $1.8k
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High $6.1k
  • 1st appearance of the Green Goblin
  • First battle of Spider-Man versus The Hulk
Low $270
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Mid $1.4k
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High $3.4k
  • 1st appearance of Kraven the Hunter
  • 2nd appearance of the Chameleon
  • 1st mention of Mary Jane Watson, after Aunt May arranged a date for her and Peter
  • July 2019 - a trusted source informs Key Collector Comics that a Kraven movie is confirmed (added to The Spec Deck)
  • May 2020 - a Deadline article reports Richard Wenk is attached to write the Kraven film, indicating that the rumors of a Kraven film are true
  • August 2020 - Deadline reports director JC Chandor (Triple Frontier) is a strong contender to helm the Kraven film
Low $190
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Mid $770
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High $2k
  • 1st appearance and origin of Scorpion
  • *Mac Gargan was already introduced in Spider-Man Homecoming and has been active on Twitter in talking about Scorpion - Mac Gargan has also bonded with the Venom symbiote in comics
Low $20
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Mid $120
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High $455
  • 1st full appearance of Norman Osborn, not in Green Goblin costume, identified by name
  • 1st appearance of Mendel Stromm, later becomes Gaunt and then Robot Master
Low $120
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Mid $400
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High $1.2k
  • 1st appearance of Rhino
Low $15
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Mid $50
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High $260
  • 1st appearance of the Shocker
Low $170
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Mid $400
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High $1.9k
  • 1st appearance of Morbius the Living Vampire
  • [Delayed Release - Morbius in theaters March 2021]
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Mid $15
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High $70
  • 1st appearance of Hammerhead
Low $12
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Mid $60
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High $150
  • 1st appearance of Man-Wolf, the son of J Jonah Jameson who discovered an amulet that turned him into a werewolf
  • [October 2019 - Agent Stroud (Tyrese Gibson in Morbius) hunted Man-Wolf in comics and with the actor signed-on for a three-picture deal, it’s possible Man-Wolf could be planned]
  • [March 2020 - early rumors are circulating that Sony could be considering a solo Man-Wolf film]
Low $35
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Mid $125
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High $240
  • 1st appearance of the Black Cat
  • *for years rumors have persisted that Black Cat would be featured in a movie, sometimes alongside Silver Sable, sometimes solo
Low $12
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Mid $40
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High $140
  • 1st full appearance of Carnage, one of a race of extraterrestrial parasites known as the Symbiotes
  • Carnage is the offspring of Venom
  • Carnage will make his on-screen debut in Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage, played by Woody Harrelson