(November 1968)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
published monthly except November, semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound; some saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia: THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN is published by NON-PAREIL PUBLISHING CORP. OFFICE OF PUBLICATION: 625 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10022. SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT NEW YORK, N.Y. AND AT ADDITIONAL MAILING OFFICES. Published monthly except November, semi-monthly. Copyright © 1968 by Non-Pareil Publishing Corp., Marvel Comics Group, all rights reserved, 625 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022. Vol 1, No. 5, November, 1968 issue. Price 12¢ per copy. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons and/or institutions in this magazine with those of any living or dead person or institution is intended, and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Printed in the U.S.A. by World Color Press, Inc., Sparta, Illinois 62286. Subscription rate $1.75 and $2.25 Canada for 12 issues including postage. Foreign subscriptions $3.25. Prices do not include King Size Special November Issue.


At Long Last -- The Parents of Peter Parker! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Romita, Sr. (signed)
Inks:
John Romita (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; May Parker; Ben Parker; Mary Jane Watson; Gwen Stacy; Harry Osborn; Flash Thompson; Captain George Stacy; John Jameson; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Betty Brant; Frederick Foswell
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover featuring scenes from interior story with gray-tone added.

The Parents of Peter Parker! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Larry Lieber; John Romita, Sr.
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Richard Parker (introduction in flashback; death; Spider-Man's Dad); Mary Parker (introduction in flashback; death; Spider-Man's Mom); Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Aunt May Parker; Uncle Ben Parker (flashback); Red Skull [Albert Malik]; Sandor (introduction); the Finisher (introduction, dies); Ahab; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]]
Synopsis:
Peter learns the truth about his parents. First, he believes them to be traitors working for the Nazi villain Red Skull, but in the end he finds that they were double agents and is able to exonerate them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

John Romita Sr. wrote that he worked very closely, page by page, with Larry Lieber, in laying out the story and assisting with the pencils, on this issue.

A Day at the Daily Bugle (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Larry Lieber; John Romita, Sr.
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Ned Leeds; Betty Brant
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

John Romita, Sr. has indicated that he worked very closely with Larry Lieber on this annual, page by page, including the pin-up feature "A Day at the Daily Bugle".

Peter Parker, the Super Sports Star! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Larry Lieber; John Romita, Sr.
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Characters:
Peter Parker
Synopsis:
Peter Parker as various athletes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

John Romita, Sr. has indicated that he worked very closely with Larry Lieber on this annual, page by page, including the pin-up feature "Peter Parker, the Super Sports Star!".

Where It's At! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Larry Lieber; John Romita, Sr.
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Characters:
Harry Osborne; Peter Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Gwen Stacy; Mary Jane Parker
Synopsis:
A slightly garbled guide to some of Spider-Man's most familiar locations.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

John Romita, Sr. has indicated that he worked very closely with Larry Lieber on this annual, page by page, including the pin-up feature "Where It's At!".

[This is Spidey as We Know Him, But--] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Larry Lieber; John Romita, Sr.
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Characters:
Spider-Man
Synopsis:
Spider-Man as drawn by other artists for other publications.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

John Romita, Sr. has indicated that he worked very closely with Larry Lieber on this annual, page by page, including the pin-up feature Spidey as drawn by other artists.

Here We Go-a-Plotting! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marie Severin
Pencils:
Marie Severin
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Stan Lee; John Romita, Sr; Larry Lieber; Roy Thomas
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

John Romita Sr. did preliminary layouts for this feature that were then completely redone by Marie Severin. According to an interview with Marie in Fans of Central Jersey, she wrote this story, which was edited by Stan Lee.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. At Long Last -- The Parents of Peter Parker!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Parents of Peter Parker!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. A Day at the Daily Bugle
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. Peter Parker, the Super Sports Star!
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. Where It's At!
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. [This is Spidey as We Know Him, But--]
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. Here We Go-a-Plotting!
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