Name: The Symbiotes
Other Names: symbiotes; Big Black Things; Corrupters; the Synoptic
First Appearance (Additional Details): (as Spider-Man's black costume) The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #252 (May 1984): "Homecoming!"; (revealed as symbiote) The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #258 (Nov. 1984): "The Sinister Secret of Spider-Man's New Costume!"
Number of Appearances: 268
Type of Organization/Group: alien race
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