AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #53-56

doctor octopus meets aunt may

The first time Otto Octavius met Aunt May, it was to rent a room.

Later, of course, she’d move in with him as a maid.  Eventually, he’d try to marry the cougar.

Also in these issues: The first appearance of Captain Stacy, beginning one of the most complex relationships in comics.  Batman and Commissioner Gordon, at the time, were basically sources/working buddies.  But in Spider-Man, Peter dates Gwen, Spidey works with Gwen’s father, Peter has to constantly wonder if either/both his gal and his pal are hip to his secrets…

Very good stuff.  No wonder people hail these issues as some of the best comics of the silver age.

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