([1994])

Marvel, 1994 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
published monthly, except November, semi-monthly
On-sale date:
1994
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

One of the 1994 JC Penney Marvel Vintage Pack reprints. These are second printings of Marvel comics from the 50's-70's. There are a total of 15 different comics in the set:

Amazing Adult Fantasy #13; Amazing Spider-Man Special [Annual] #5; Avengers #88; Captain America #109; Fantastic Four #66 & #67; Incredible Hulk #140; Sgt. Fury #13; Sub-Mariner #8; Thor Special [Annual] #2; Tomb of Dracula #25; X-Men #28, #62 #63; and Young Men #25.

Three issues are reprinted from reprints: Fantastic Four #66 is reprinted from Marvel's Greatest Comics #49; Sgt. Fury #13 is reprinted from Special Marvel Edition #11; and X-Men #28 is reprinted from X-Men #76.

This set of 15 comics was available through the 1994 JC Penney Christmas Catalog, for $14.99 plus shipping. The front covers of these comics look exactly like the originals, but inside, contain advertisements from 1994, except for Young Men #25, which has all the original inside ads. All of these reprints have the same back cover Stridex ad. "Second Printing" appears at the end of the indicia.

[Publication information from Roger Perez, STL COMICS web site, http://stlcomics.com/gallery/jcpenney_stridex/]


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

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

Pencils:
John Romita (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:

The Parents of Peter Parker! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Larry Lieber; John Romita (see notes)
Inks:
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie 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:

A Day at the Daily Bugle (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Larry Lieber; John Romita (see notes)
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek; Morrie Kuramoto

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

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; Larry Lieber; Roy Thomas
Reprints:
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. At Long Last -- The Parents of Peter Parker!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Parents of Peter Parker!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. A Day at the Daily Bugle
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Here We Go-a-Plotting!
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