Marvel UK, 1982 Series
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Marvel Comics UK LTD
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Marvel Comics UK
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Paris
Inks
Jerry Paris
Colors
Jerry Paris
Letters
typeset

Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

The Flame and the Quest! (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
755Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]; Crystal; Lockjaw; Agatha Harkness; Franklin Richards; Diablo (villain); Kaliban (villain); Asmodeus (villain); Charon (villain); General Robles
Synopsis
When Diablo attempts to seize power over Terra Verde, the Fantastic Four intervene and save the brainwashed Crystal from his control. Diablo and General Robles die in an explosion.
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Keywords
Terra Verde

Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-789
First Line of Dialogue or Text
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Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (introduction, origin); Ben Parker (introduction); Crusher Hogan; Flash Thompson (introduction); Liz Allen (introduction); May Parker (introduction); the Burglar
Synopsis
Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider and gains the abilities of a spider. When he fails to stop a burglar who runs past him, his uncle is killed as a result. He therefore swears never to shirk his responsibility again.
Reprints
Keywords
Acme Warehouse; Midtown High; radioactive rays; science experiment; web-shooter; wrestling ring

Indexer Notes

This story is divided into two untitled parts (6 pp, 5 pp).

This is the first Spider-Man story published, the Burglar has never been definitively named.

Winner of the 1962 "Best Short Story" Alley Award.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Flame and the Quest!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Spider-Man!
    Spider-Man
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