The Spectacular Spider-Man #172 (1991)
Writer: Gerry Conway
Artist: Sal Buscema
Spider-Man fights Puma. They eventually realize there’s no honor in dying if you leave behind loved ones who depend on you. They stop fighting. Puma and Spider-Man resolve their conflict. They are no longer enemies, but also not friends. Mary Jane thwarts the advances of the guy who’s been trying to get her to cheat on Peter with him.