(January 1997)

Marvel, 1997 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
16.99 USD; 23.80 CAD
Pages
180
On-sale Date
1997 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
978-0-7851-0263-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
759606102631 00111
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
Tom Brevoort (credited) (editor); Glenn Greenberg (credited) (assistant editor); Bob Harras (credited) (editor in chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (signed)
Inks
Al Vey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Aunt May; Uncle Ben; Flash Thompson; Sandman [Flint Marko]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant

Untold Tales of Spider-Man: A Collection of All-New Adventures Set in the Earliest Days of the Wondrous Web-Slinger's Career! (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Colors
Richard Starkings (credited) (design); John Roshell of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's John Roshell) (design)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); John Roshell of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's John Roshell)

What Has Come Before: (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / recap / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek; Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
?
Colors
Richard Starkings (credited) (design); John Roshell of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's John Roshell) (design)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); John Roshell of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's John Roshell)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Flash Thompson; J. Jonah Jameson; The Vulture; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Betty Brant; Doctor Octopus; Doctor Doom; The Chameleon; The Lizard; Aunt May; Electro; The Big Man; The Enforcers

Indexer Notes

These recap pages (two before the first story, and one each before the third, fourth, fifth, and eighth) consist of reprinted panels from early Spider-Man stories, presented in a spider-web page design and interspersed with narrative text boxes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (signed)
Inks
Al Vey (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

To Serve and Protect? (Table of Contents: 4)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (credited as Pat Olliffe)
Inks
Al Vey (credited); Pam Eklund (credited)
Colors
Steve Mattsson (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Comicraft (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; May Parker; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Sally Avril; Jason Ionello; Tiny McKeever; J. Jonah Jameson; Captain George Stacy; Scorcher [Steven Hudak] (introduction)
Synopsis
Spidey captures the Scorcher but interferes with police plans to find who hired him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pam Ekland Inks credit from Issue #3 correction. Recap of origin. vs. the Scorcher 1st. Takes place shortly after Amazing Spider-Man #6.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (signed)
Inks
Al Vey (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Batwing [Jimmy Santini]
Reprints

Castles in the Air (Table of Contents: 6)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (credited as Pat Olliffe)
Inks
Al Vey (credited); Pam Eklund (credited)
Colors
Steve Mattsson (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Comicraft (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; May Parker; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Sally Avril; Jason Ionello; Tiny McKeever; J. Jonah Jameson; Batwing [Jimmy Santini] (introduction)
Synopsis
Spider-Man tries to capture Bat-Wing, but learns he is just a scared mutant child.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Batwing. Takes place before Amazing Spider-Man #7.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (signed)
Inks
Al Vey (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sandman [Flint Marko]
Reprints

Sand Blasted (Table of Contents: 8)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (credited as Pat Olliffe)
Inks
Al Vey (credited); Pam Eklund (credited)
Colors
Steve Mattsson (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Comicraft (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Sally Avril; Jason Ionello; Tiny McKeever; J. Jonah Jameson; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]
Synopsis
Peter is ecstatic after making a date with Betty but gets very depressed when Sandman beats Spider-Man. Tired of seeing Peter sulking during their date, Betty gives him a pep talk and Spidey swings off to take the Sandman down.
Reprints
Keywords
date

Indexer Notes

Takes place immediately after Amazing Spider-Man #7.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (signed)
Inks
Al Vey (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; J. Jonah Jameson; Spacemen [Gantry; Orbit; Satellite; Vacuum]
Reprints

The Measure of a Man (Table of Contents: 10)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (credited as Pat Olliffe)
Inks
Al Vey (credited); Pam Eklund (credited)
Colors
Steve Mattsson (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Comicraft (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Tiny McKeever; Harry Osborn; Gwen Stacy; George Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; John Jameson; Spacemen [Gantry; Orbit; Satellite; Vacuum] (introduction)
Synopsis
Spider-Man defeats the Spacemen and proves they are the robbers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st apperance of the Spacemen. Takes place after Amazing Spider-Man #8.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (signed)
Inks
Al Vey (signed)
Colors
?

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

Vulture on the Wing! (Table of Contents: 12)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (credited as Pat Olliffe)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Steve Mattsson (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Comicraft (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Sally Avril; Jason Ionello; Tiny McKeever; General Thaddeus Ross; Vulture [Adrian Toomes]
Synopsis
Spider-Man foils the Vulture's attempt to steal an atomic accelerator.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Takes place during events of Amazing Spider-Man #10.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (signed)
Inks
Al Vey (signed)
Colors
?

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

Double Jeopardy (Table of Contents: 14)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (credited as Pat Olliffe)
Inks
Al Vey (credited); Pam Eklund (credited)
Colors
Steve Mattsson (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Comicraft (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Betty Brant; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Sally Avril; Jason Ionello; Tiny McKeever; J. Jonah Jameson; Wizard [Bentley Wittman]
Synopsis
The Wizard attempts to embarrass the Torch who turns the tables on him with help from Spider-Man.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Takes place during events of Amazing Spider-Man #10.

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

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

Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (signed)
Inks
Al Vey (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signatures from Untold Tales of Spider-Man Omnibus #[nn] reprint where it wasn't trimmed off the edge.

On the Trail of the Amazing Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 16)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (credited as Pat Olliffe)
Inks
Al Vey (credited); Pam Eklund (credited)
Colors
Steve Mattsson (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Comicraft (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Jason Ionello; Sally Avril; J. Jonah Jameson; Frederick Foswell; Batwing [Jimmy Santini]; Electro [Max Dillon]; Doctor Winkler
Synopsis
Jason and Sally try to discover Spider-Man's secret id, but end up helping him defeat Electro.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Takes place during events of Amazing Spider-Man #10.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (signed)
Inks
Al Vey ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Enforcers [Ox [Raymond Bloch]; Montana [Jackson Brice]; Fancy Dan [Daniel Brito]]; Headsman [Cleavon Twain]
Reprints

Harry's Story (Table of Contents: 18)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Patrick Olliffe (credited as Pat Olliffe) (layouts)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited) (finishes); Pam Eklund (credited) (finishes)
Colors
Steve Mattsson (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited); Comicraft (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Gwen Stacy; Harry Osborn; Flash Thompson; J. Jonah Jameson; Sally Avril; Jason Ionello; Norman Osborn; Enforcers [Ox [Raymond Bloch]; Montana [Jackson Brice]; Fancy Dan [Daniel Brito]]; Headsman [Cleavon Twain]
Synopsis
Spider-Man defeats the Enforcers. Norman Osborn begins development of his Green Goblin identity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Takes place after Amazing Spider-Man #10.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Untold Tales of Spider-Man: A Collection of All-New Adventures Set in the Earliest Days of the Wondrous Web-Slinger's Career!
  3. 2. What Has Come Before:
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. To Serve and Protect?
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. Castles in the Air
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  9. 8. Sand Blasted
    Spider-Man
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  11. 10. The Measure of a Man
    Spider-Man
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  13. 12. Vulture on the Wing!
    Spider-Man
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  15. 14. Double Jeopardy
    Spider-Man
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  17. 16. On the Trail of the Amazing Spider-Man!
    Spider-Man
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  19. 18. Harry's Story
    Spider-Man
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