Marvel Tales #204 [Newsstand]
(October 1987)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
071486024767 10
Editing
Jim Salicrup
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) #204 [Direct].


Dark Swamp, Deep Fear! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak ?

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

The Measure of a Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Bruce Patterson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Man-Thing; Mary Jane Watson; Amos Jardine; Nina (a pilot); Dakimh The Enchanter; Jennifer Kale; D'Spayre (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis
Peter and MJ discover Man-Thing being exhibited in a circus. Spidey returns it to the Florida swamp where it rejuvenates and sets out with purpose toward a house where d'Spayre holds an old sorcerer and his cute apprentice. They defeat d'Spayre. Spidey and Manny end the adventure sitting together in the swamp.
Reprints

Unlucky Bucks or the Illegal Eagle Part 4 (Table of Contents: 2)

Peter Porker, The Spectacular Spider-Ham / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Mellor
Pencils
Joe Albelo
Inks
Pierre Fournier
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Spider-Ham [Peter Porker]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dark Swamp, Deep Fear!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Measure of a Man!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Unlucky Bucks or the Illegal Eagle Part 4
    Peter Porker, The Spectacular Spider-Ham
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