The Amazing Spider-Man #2 [British]
(May 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
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed as Ditko) (see notes)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed as Ditko) (see notes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek (cover lettering and revised logo inking); Sol Brodsky (revised logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for revised logo from Todd Klein.

Ditko’s signature appears in perspective on the ledge of a building.

Duel to the Death with the Vulture! (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
John Duffy (credited) (lettering)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The most colorful superhero of all...Spider-Man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes] (villain, introduction); J. Jonah Jameson; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; May Parker
Synopsis
The Vulture is so confident in his abilities that he announces his plans to steal a diamond shipment to the police. When Spider-Man hears this he decides to stop the Vulture.
Reprints
Keywords
anti-magnetic inverter; Jameson Publications; Midtown High; miniature camera; Now Magazine; Staten Island; water tank

The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (story)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited) (art)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited) (art)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-171
First Line of Dialogue or Text
He looks so harmless -- and yet the Tinkerer is one of the greatest menaces I've ever faced!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Tinkerer [Phineas Mason] (villain, introduction); Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; Dr. Cobbwell
Synopsis
When Peter Parker discovers some alien modifications to a professor's radio he tracks down a group of aliens with plans to take over the Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Midtown High; radios; resisto-glass enclosure; spaceship; spy devices; Tinkerer Repair Shop

Indexer Notes

One of his helpers later becomes Mysterio. Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Watch For the Greatest Symbols in Comics! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Duel to the Death with the Vulture!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Watch For the Greatest Symbols in Comics!
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