Marvel Tales #170 [Newsstand]
(December 1984)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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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 [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
0714860247612
Editing
Danny Fingeroth (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) #170 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


If This Be My Destiny... (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

If This Be My Destiny (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Stan Lee (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Harry Osborn (introduction); Gwen Stacy (introduction); Master Planner; Aunt May Parker; Flash Thompson; Dr. Bromwell; Professor Warren; J. Jonah Jameson; Frederick Foswell; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds; Foxy Briggs
Synopsis
Aunt May falls deathly ill on Peter's first day of college. Meanwhile, the Master Planner is stealing scientific gadgets.
Reprints

Kraven (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kraven
Reprints

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

Marvel Mails / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Danny Fingeroth
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes "Post Office of the Past", a feature that reprints a sample of that issues original letters.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. If This Be My Destiny...
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. If This Be My Destiny
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Kraven
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Mails
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