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Al Milgrom cvr; 1st app. of the Black Cat (Felicia Hardy)
Al Milgrom cvr; 1st app. of the Black Cat (Felicia Hardy)First appearance of the Black Cat in "Never Let The Black Cat Cross Your Path!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Wolfman. Art by Pollard (breakdowns) and Giacoia (finishes). Cover by Milgrom. One of the landmark issues of the Amazing Spider-Man series! The dazzling debut of the Black Cat! The wall-crawler has spent the first 193 issues of his title chasing super-villains! But tonight he's going to kiss one instead! Wow! Does the web-slinger stand a chance against the beauty and charm of Felicia Hardy? Not when the alluring cat has his tongue! And maybe later his heart! A terrific issue! Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Betty Brant, Ned Leeds, Harry Osborn, Flash Thompson, Mysterio (in civilian clothes), and the burglar. (Notes: The Black Cat is the creative highlight of the Wolfman-Pollard run on the Amazing Spider-Man title. Cockrum designed the cat's costume. The letters page includes an alternate cover (for issue 194) by Pollard. It also includes an alternate cover to Spider-Woman 9 by Infantino.
Frank Giacoia (July 6, 1924 – February 4, 1988) was an American comics artist known primarily as an inker. He sometimes worked under the name Frank Ray, Giacoia made the rounds to almost every Golden Age publisher, notably working on Flash and Batman stories, he also worked at Timely during this period. In the Silver Age Frank worked on many Jack Kirby pages, particularly in Captain America, and he also notably inked the first appearance of the Punisher in AMS #129.
American comic book writer, penciller, and inker for Marvel comics, with a 10-year run as editor of Marvel Fanfare.