(March 1992)

Marvel, 1992 Series
 
Price
12.95 USD; 15.00 CAD
Pages
148
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
0-87135-902-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
024885238624 01
Editing
Tom Brevoort (editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief); Mindy Newell (assistant editor)

Spider Man (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; ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; the Burglar
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Amazing Spider-Man Masterworks Volume 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Inks
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Original writer and artist credits. Illustration of the Spider-signal.

Credits (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited) (illustration)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited) (illustration)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

Indexer Notes

Full credits for this book; illustration of Spider-Man by Ditko from the Spider-Man story in Amazing Fantasy (Marvel, 1962 series) #15, page 7, panel 1.

Contents (Table of Contents: 4)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why is Spider-Man so popular?
Characters
Peter Parker

Indexer Notes

Stan lee muses on the creation of his most-popular character. Illustration of Peter Parker by Ditko from the Spider-Man story in Amazing Fantasy (Marvel, 1962 series) #15, page 2, panel 8.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Inks
Steve Ditko (illustration)

Indexer Notes

Illustration of the Spider-signal by Ditko.

Spider Man (Table of Contents: 7)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Though the world may mock Peter Parker, the timid teenager... it will soon marvel at the awesome might of... Spider-Man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Though some people believe that the other person on the cover is "the Burglar," there is no resemblance to the character depicted in the interior story, and no indication on the cover that it is the same character.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed as S. Ditko)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed as S. Ditko)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-789
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like costume heroes?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (introduction, origin); Ben Parker (introduction); Crusher Hogan; Flash Thompson (introduction); Liz Allan (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.

The Secret of Spider-Man's Mask; Spidey's Costume (Table of Contents: 10)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The upper half called "The Secret of Spider-Man's Mask"; the bottom half called "Spidey's Costume".

The Chameleon Strikes! (Table of Contents: 11)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek; Sol Brodsky

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

Peter Parker was erroneously called Peter Palmer in the original printing. This glaring error has been corrected in this reprint. Logo design credits from Todd Klein.

Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Jon D'Agostino (credited as Johnny Dee)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

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: 13)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
John Duffy (credited as John Duffi)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

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

[Secrets of Spider-Man's Web] (Table of Contents: 14)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; Thing
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed as Ditko)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed as Ditko)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek; Sol Brodsky

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: 16)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
John Duffy (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

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: 17)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

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.

[Secrets of Spider-Man's Web] (Table of Contents: 18)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
America's most exciting super-hero captured by the world's most dreaded super-villain!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]
Reprints

Spider-Man Versus Doctor Octopus (Table of Contents: 20)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
John Duffy (credited)

Job Number
X-219
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doctor Octopus the only enemy ever to defeat Spider-Man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius] (Introduction; Origin); Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Charlie (Burglar); J Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen
Synopsis
When an experiment goes wrong, Otto Octavius gains control of his robotic arms and decides to take over an atomic facility, but Spider-Man stops him.
Reprints
Keywords
Atomic Research Center; Bliss Private Hospital; Midtown High; radiation; soldiers

Indexer Notes

Spider-Man was originally called "Super-Man" on page 8; corrected to "Spider-Man" in this reprinting; Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Nothing Can Stop... The Sandman! (Table of Contents: 21)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spider-Man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sandman [Flint Marko]
Reprints

Nothing Can Stop...The Sandman! (Table of Contents: 22)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed as Steve Ditko)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed as Steve Ditko)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek; Sam Rosen (pages 1-5, see notes)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
X-362
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sandman [Flint Marko] (introduction, origin); Aunt May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant (introduction, only last name revealed); Flash Thompson; Liz Allen (only first name revealed); Davis (principal)
Synopsis
The Sandman tries to hide from police in the high school where Peter Parker goes to school.
Reprints
Keywords
atomic devices testing center; industrial vacuum; Island Prison; Midtown High; nuclear test

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Timely/Atlas discussion group. Rosen letters on pages 1-5 per Nick Caputo.

Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 23)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is your finish, Spider-Man! If the Fantastic Four themselves could not stop me, what chance have you?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]
Reprints

Marked for Destruction by Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 24)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed as S. DITKO)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed as S. DITKO)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Sam Rosen (signed as S. Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spider-Man and the arch-foe of the Fantastic Four, face-to-face for the first time!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Doom [Victor Von Doom]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant (first name revealed); Flash Thompson (last name revealed); Liz Allen (last name revealed as Allan); May Parker; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Synopsis
Dr. Doom tries to trick Spider-Man into helping him defeat the Fantastic Four. When Spider-Man turns him down, he decides to capture Spider-Man. Flash Thompson dresses up as Spider-Man for a prank and Dr. Doom mistakes him for the real Spider-Man and captures him instead, and Flash has to be saved by the real Spider-Man.
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building; Fantasti-car; spider-wave transmitter

Indexer Notes

This story is an example of Doctor Doom using a robot to take his place. The first instance of this was seen in Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #5.

How Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Create Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 25)

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Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed as Steve Ditko)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed as Steve Ditko)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-746
Genre
humor
Characters
Stan Lee; Steve Ditko
Synopsis
Stan keeps bothering Steve Ditko while he tries to draw a Spider-man strip.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only time Ditko reveals his face.

[Steve Ditko's Original Unused Cover to Amazing Fantasy #15] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Peter Parker and Ol' Webhead (Table of Contents: 27)

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pin-Up of Peter Parker and Spider-Man.

Spidey (Table of Contents: 28)

A Marvel Masterwork / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
Artie Simek

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pin-up of Spider-Man, his friends and foes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited as Andrew Yanchus) (reprint colorist)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover promotional text plus a gallery of the comic book covers reprinted in this book.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spider Man
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Amazing Spider-Man Masterworks Volume 1
  4. 3. Credits
  5. 4. Contents
  6. 5. Introduction
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Spider Man
    Spider-Man
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Spider-Man!
    Spider-Man
  11. 10. The Secret of Spider-Man's Mask; Spidey's Costume
    Spider-Man
  12. 11. The Chameleon Strikes!
    Spider-Man
  13. 12. Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  14. 13. Spider-Man vs. The Chameleon!
    Spider-Man
  15. 14. [Secrets of Spider-Man's Web]
    Spider-Man
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  17. 16. Duel to the Death with the Vulture!
    Spider-Man
  18. 17. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!
    Spider-Man
  19. 18. [Secrets of Spider-Man's Web]
    Spider-Man
  20. 19. ["America's most exciting super-hero captured by the world's most dreaded super-villain!"]
    Spider-Man
  21. 20. Spider-Man Versus Doctor Octopus
    Spider-Man
  22. 21. Nothing Can Stop... The Sandman!
    Spider-Man
  23. 22. Nothing Can Stop...The Sandman!
    Spider-Man
  24. 23. Doctor Doom!
    Spider-Man
  25. 24. Marked for Destruction by Doctor Doom!
    Spider-Man
  26. 25. How Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Create Spider-Man!
  27. 26. [Steve Ditko's Original Unused Cover to Amazing Fantasy #15]
    Spider-Man
  28. 27. Peter Parker and Ol' Webhead
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
  29. 28. Spidey
    A Marvel Masterwork
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
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