(February 1970)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly except November, semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Coming of the Kangaroo! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Romita (signed)
Inks:
John Romita (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; the Kangaroo
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The Coming of the Kangaroo! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
John Romita (plot); Stan Lee (script)
Pencils:
John Buscema (layouts); Jim Mooney (pencils)
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; JJ Jameson; Aunt May Parker; The Kangaroo (intro, origin)
Synopsis:
Aunt May decides Peter is sick and puts him to bed. The Kangaroo escapes Feds who seek to deport him, then steals what he thinks is money but is actually a vial of deadly bacteria. Peter sneaks out to catch the Kangaroo and get the vial back. He succeeds, but Aunt May collapses when she finds the web dummy Peter left in his bed. Now Peter feels more guilt than ever.
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"Pick a pair of winners from Mighty Marvel!"" (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; George Tuska
Inks:
Bill Everett; Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for Thor #172 (Jan. 70) and Iron Man #22 (Feb. 1970), both "Now On Sale".

["Dear Stan, John, and Jim, I've just finished reading Spider-Man #75..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from John Orris; Gerald Palma; Robert Sison; Mike L. Lusk; Frank Hickey; J. Allen Tyler; Mrs. Lisa Sekellick; and Perry L. Wolf. Includes a panel reproduced from a previous issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Coming of the Kangaroo!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Coming of the Kangaroo!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. "Pick a pair of winners from Mighty Marvel!""
  4. 3. ["Dear Stan, John, and Jim, I've just finished reading Spider-Man #75..."]
    The Spider's Web
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