Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Human technology user
Group Membership: None
Enemies: Spider-Man (Peter Parker), J. Jonah Jameson, Mayor Ed Koch
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Times Square, New York City
First Appearance: Amazing Spider-Man I#290 (July, 1987)
Powers/Abilities: None. The Preserver carries an empty gun.
(Amazing Spider-Man I#290 (fb) ) - The Preserver was an inhabitant of the Times Square in all of his life.
(Amazing Spider-Man I#290) - The Preserver took J. Jonah Jameson and Mayor Ed Koch hostage to protest the tearing down of several old Times Square buildings. Spider-Man quickly disarmed him. Mayor Koch revealed that they would only renovate the buildings not tear down.
Comments: Created by David Michelinie (writer), John Romita Jr. (penciler), Vince Colletta (inker).
Ed Koch was the Mayor of New York between 1978 and 1989. He made some development in the Times Square during this period.
Due to Marvel's sliding timescale Ed Koch's mayoral time is considered topical at this point.
Profile by Fatum.
The Preserver has no known connections to
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Amazing Spider-Man I#290, p4, pan2 (main image)
Amazing Spider-Man I#290, p3, pan5 (The Preserver with JJJ & Mayor Koch)
Amazing Spider-Man I#290 (July, 1987) - David Michelinie (writer), John Romita Jr. (pencils), Vince Colletta, Jim Salicrup (editor)
Last updated: 01/06/10
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