Marvel Tales #148 [Canadian]
(February 1983)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 CAD
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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #148 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


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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