It has been in my possession the whole time, in a smoke-free and climate-controlled home, and is just back from grading by CGC (June 2021). There are no scratches, cracks or dents on the encapsulated case. This copy is a rare 75 cent Canadian Price Variant (CPV). Otherwise identical to other printings, less than 2% of the comics of this era are these distinctive newsstand variants (cpvpriceguide.
VERY RARE in this condition: only 35 CPV comics of this issue have received a higher grade in the entire history of CGC! Please see my other auctions for other CGC-graded Spider Man 1st black costume issues in the other series. For auctions ending on a given day, please wait until I send you a final invoice before you pay. The comics have all been in my personal possession for 35+ years, stored in the dark in a climate-controlled and smoke-free home. Bags and backings have recently been updated for all my comics.
This copper-age key comic features the first introduction of the black Spiderman suit, later to become known as the alien symbiote Venom. Features Peter Parker as Spider-Man, with J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, Aunt May, and Curt Connors. Story by Tom DeFalco and Roger Stern.Art by Ron Frenz, Klaus Janson, and Brett Breeding. Ties with Marvel Team-Up #141 for 1st appearance of the black costume. Amazing Fantasy #15 cover homage. 75¢ cover price (Canadian newsstand edition). The item "Amazing Spider-Man 252 CGC 9.6 WHITE Canadian Price Variant CPV 1st Black Suit" is in sale since Saturday, July 24, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Comic Books & Memorabilia\Comics\Comics & Graphic Novels". The seller is "phaedrus69" and is located in Oakville.
This item can be shipped to Canada, all countries in Europe, United States, Japan.