Marvel Tales #148 [Newsstand Edition]
(February 1983)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode:
0714860247602
Editing:
Tom DeFalco (reprint editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (#1-33 squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Return of Doctor Octopus! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

cover taken from an unaltered stat.

Turning Point (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Betty Brant; Bennet Brant (death); Aunt May Parker; Blackie Gaxton
Synopsis:
Betty's brother has gotten himself into trouble with gambling debts and Betty is forced to help in Doc Ock's plot to break Blackie Gaxton out of prison to keep her sibling alive. Spider-Man interrupts the escape and Blackie shoots Bennett during the conflict. Gaxton is captured but Doc Ock gets away. Peter tries to comfort Betty over the loss of her brother.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Marvel Mails / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Letters:
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Return of Doctor Octopus!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Turning Point
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Mails
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