Amazing Spider-man 129 First appearance of The Punisher. Cover art by Gil Kane (pencils), John Romita (inks). Gerry Conway created the character, John Romita designed the character off a concept by Conway, and Stan Lee named him.
Amazing Fantasy (First appearance of Spider-man) Spider-Man arrives – The No. 15 issue of the "Amazing Fantasy" comic book series, published August marked the first appearance of Spider-Man. The issue is one of the most valuable comics of all time.