Amazing Spider-Man #252

Low $15
Mid $55
High $185
  • 1st appearance of Spider-Man's black costume
  • Cover art inspired by Amazing Fantasy #15
  • The symbiote costume was designed by a Marvel fan from Illinois named Randy Schueller. Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter purchased the design idea from Randy for $220
  • 🏅#2 on the Hot 10
  • Transactions from this week that sold for higher than the previous twelve-month average:
  • 9.8 sold for $2,700 vs the average $2,136 (+26%). There was also a $2,400 sale this week
  • 9.2 sold for $326 vs the average $289 (+13%)
  • 9.0 sold for $325 vs the average $262 (+24%)
  • 7.5 sold for $195 vs the average $173 (+13%)
  • There was a Mark Jewelers advertisement insert graded 6.5 that sold for $270 with no previous sales data
  • A 9.6 ToyBiz reprint sold for $157 [$44 in July] 257%
  • 1st appearance of Spider-Man's black costume
  • Cover art inspired by Amazing Fantasy #15
  • The symbiote costume was designed by a Marvel fan from Illinois named Randy Schueller. Editor-In-Chief Jim Shooter purchased the design idea from Randy for $220
  • 🏅#2 on the Hot 10
  • Transactions from this week that sold for higher than the previous twelve-month average:
  • 9.8 sold for $2,700 vs the average $2,136 (+26%). There was also a $2,400 sale this week
  • 9.2 sold for $326 vs the average $289 (+13%)
  • 9.0 sold for $325 vs the average $262 (+24%)
  • 7.5 sold for $195 vs the average $173 (+13%)
  • There was a Mark Jewelers advertisement insert graded 6.5 that sold for $270 with no previous sales data
  • A 9.6 ToyBiz reprint sold for $157 [$44 in July] 257%

Issue Details

Publisher Marvel
Artist Ron Frenz
Writer Roger Stern
Published May 1984