Amazing Spider-Man #59, April 1968
Tonight’s cover image from the Lizard Collection is one of my favorites — a classic John Romita action scene, bursting with kinetic teenage angst. That’s Peter Parker’s unrequited love Mary Jane Watson onstage in the go-go boots, shakin’ her thang while Spider-Man secretly protects her from thugs behind the curtain — even as his arachnoid heart is breaking. It’s a powerful piece of pop artwork.
If you want more details on this issue, here’s the storyline.