The Amazing Spider-Man #1 [British]
(March 1963)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand
MC
Editing
Stan Lee

Issue Notes

The Chameleon Strikes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek (cover lettering and logo inking); Sol Brodsky (logo design)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Fantastic Four think I'm trapped!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building

Indexer Notes

Logo design credits from Todd Klein.

Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited) (art)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited) (art)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (as Johnny Dee) (lettering)

Job Number
V-816
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure, you've read many stories about many different magazine heroes!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; J. Jonah Jameson (Introduction); The Burglar (Flashback); May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; John Jameson (Introduction)
Synopsis
Spider-Man rescues John Jameson, J. Jonah Jameson's son, from his malfunctioning space capsule.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Bugle; military plane

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. A very brief recap of the events of Amazing Fantasy #15 are recounted.

Spider-Man vs. The Chameleon! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited as art)
Inks
Steve Ditko (art)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy (credited as John Duffi)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How can you defeat a man who can change his identity before you can catch him??
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov] (Villain; Introduction)
Synopsis
Spider-Man tries to join the Fantastic Four and stops the Chameleon.
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building; helicopter; plexi-glass cage; submarine

A Personal Message from Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Chameleon Strikes!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Spider-Man vs. The Chameleon!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. A Personal Message from Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
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