Marvel Comics' favorite son got a new suit in 1984, creating quite the controversy among long-time readers. The costume in question is the now famous alien symbiote black suit, which later developed into the anti-hero character "Venom". Among the most popular story arcs for Spider-Man and comic books in general, these first "black suit" issues are skyrocketing in value. Faithful "Marvelites" enjoy a senses tingling opportunity to go back to ground zero for Spidey's black costume, with this 1983-1984 first and early issue comic book lot of (4) different. These books appear to be unread, however minimal to moderate wear has set in over the many years of storage.
Featured issues are:
5/82 Amazing Spider-Man #252 tied for first appearance of Spider-Man in the black suit (FN-VF).
5/82 Marvel Team-Up #141 tied for first appearance of Spider-Man in the black suit (NM).
5/82 Spectacular Spider-Man #90 tied for first appearance of Spider-Man in the black suit (VF+).
12/84 Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars #8 Spiderman's black suit explained as alien symbiote, first appearance of Venom as alien costume (FN).