The Amazing Spider-Man #5 [Regular Edition]
(October 1963)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1963-07-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.


Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]
Reprints:

Marked for Destruction by Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Doom [Victor Von Doom]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant (first name revealed); Flash Thompson (last name revealed); Liz Allen (last name revealed as Allan); May Parker; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Synopsis:
Dr. Doom tries to trick Spider-Man into helping him defeat the Fantastic Four. When Spider-Man turns him down, he decides to capture Spider-Man. Flash Thompson dresses up as Spider-Man for a prank and Dr. Doom mistakes him for the real Spider-Man and captures him instead, and Flash has to be saved by the real Spider-Man.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is an example of Doctor Doom using a robot to take his place. The first instance of this was seen in Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #5.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider's Web / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Doctor Doom!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Marked for Destruction by Doctor Doom!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Spider's Web
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