The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #256 (Sep. 1984):
“Introducing... Puma!”
by Tom DeFalco, Ron Frenz, Joe Rubinstein

The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #256

Title: “Introducing... Puma!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Sep. 1984

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Tom DeFalco
Art by: Ron Frenz, Joe Rubinstein

17 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Mary Jane Watson Mary Jane Watson supporting character
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
[was wife of Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,827
Robbie Robertson Robbie Robertson supporting character
  black Marvel 739
Black Cat Black Cat (Felicia Hardy) hero
CBR Scale: U Catholic
Heroes for Hire Marvel 374
Betty Brant Betty Brant supporting character
CBR Scale: I Students of Love (temporary)
[former girlfriend of Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 612
The Symbiote supporting character villain
CBR Scale: I alien; vengeance
[sentient black costume Spider-Man obtained on Battleworld] Marvel 16
Puma Puma (Thomas Fireheart) villain hero
CBR Scale: S Native American shamanism
Outlaws Marvel 60
Congressman Crespi supporting character
  [U.S. Representative] Marvel 2
The Rose The Rose (Richard Fisk) villain
[led own organization; Kingpin's son]
Marvel 73
Mr. Johnston villain
  [gangster] Marvel 7
Ralph Mac villain
  [criminal] Marvel 1
Frankie Silvera villain
  [criminal] Marvel 1
Jenna Taylor supporting character
  [secretary] Marvel 11
Mr. Varley villain
  [gangster] Marvel 6
Aunt May Aunt May
supporting character
CBR Scale: S Protestant
[raised Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,368
supporting character
  [frightened by Spider-Man's alien costume] Marvel 1
supporting character
  [frightened by alien symbiote (Spider-Man's costume)] Marvel 1