(March 1963)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bimonthly
On-sale date
1962-12-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand
MC
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched; #200 square bound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.


The Chameleon Strikes! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek (cover lettering and logo inking); Sol Brodsky (logo design)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Fantastic Four think I'm trapped!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building

Indexer Notes

Logo design credits from Todd Klein.

Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Jon D'Agostino [as Johnny Dee]

Job Number
V-816
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure, you've read many stories about many different magazine heroes!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; J. Jonah Jameson (Introduction); The Burglar (Flashback); May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; John Jameson (Introduction)
Synopsis
Spider-Man rescues John Jameson, J. Jonah Jameson's son, from his malfunctioning space capsule.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Bugle; military plane

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group. A very brief recap of the events of Amazing Fantasy #15 are recounted.

Spider-Man vs. The Chameleon! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy [as John Duffi]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How can you defeat a man who can change his identity before you can catch him??
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov] (Villain; Introduction)
Synopsis
Spider-Man tries to join the Fantastic Four and stops the Chameleon.
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building; helicopter; plexi-glass cage; submarine

A Personal Message from Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Chameleon Strikes!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Spider-Man vs. The Chameleon!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. A Personal Message from Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
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