Real Name: Ray Nesters

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Former professional football player

Group Membership: New York Mammoths

Affiliations: Spider-Man (Peter Parker)

Enemies: Johnston, Rose (Richard Fisk), Varley

Known Relatives: Tony Nesters (younger brother)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City

First Appearance: Amazing Spider-Man I#253 (June, 1984)

Powers/Abilities: Excellent quaterback, one of the best in the league, morally corrupted taking payoff from gangsters

History: (Amazing Spider-Man I#253 (fb) - BTS) - Has known coach James Albertson for more than 7 years (according to article in the Daily Bugle)

(Amazing Spider-Man I#253 - BTS) - Before the match against SF Skyhawks, takes payoffs from The Rose for losing the match

(Amazing Spider-Man I#253) - Playing for NY Mammoths against SF Skyhawks. Loses the match. Later returns to his house, with his brother. Tony goes inside, while Ray meets with Johnston and Varley two gangsters send by the Rose. The two gangsters wants Nesters to lose the next match as well, but Nesters won't do it because of the upcoming play-offs.
Later, in order to get Ray Nesters to lose the next match, the Rose and his men kidnaps Ray's brother. Spider-Man comes to the rescue, but the gangsters manages to escape. The next day on the cover of the Daily Bugle, Ray Nesters confesses to have ties with organized crime

Comments: Created by Tom DeFalco & Rick Leonardi

Profile by: The Beetle


Ray Nester NFL superstar should not be confused with:

New York Mammoths should not be confused with

San Francisco Skyhawks should not be confused with

The Rose should not be confused with



Ray's younger brother, who used to be in Peter Parker's chemistry class at the E.S.U. He got a B-


--Amazing Spider-Man I#253







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Amazing Spider-Man I#253, p21, pan3 (main image)

p3, pan3 (Tony Nester)

Amazing Spider-Man I#253 (June, 1984) - Tom DeFalco (writer), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Bill Anderson (inks), Danny Fingeroth (editor)

First Posted: 03/24/2003
Last updated: 08/05/2013

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