The Amazing Spider-Man #4 [Regular Edition]
(September 1963)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1963-06-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Non-Pareil Publishing Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.
This issue has variants:

Nothing Can Stop... The Sandman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spider-Man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sandman [Flint Marko]
Reprints

Nothing Can Stop...The Sandman! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Steve Ditko (signed as Steve Ditko)
Inks
Steve Ditko (signed as Steve Ditko)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek (Pages 6-21); Sam Rosen (Pages 1-5)

Job Number
X-362
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sandman [Flint Marko] (introduction, origin); Aunt May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant (introduction, only last name revealed); Flash Thompson; Liz Allen (only first name revealed); Davis (principal)
Synopsis
The Sandman tries to hide from police in the high school where Peter Parker goes to school.
Reprints
Keywords
atomic devices testing center; industrial vacuum; Island Prison; Midtown High; nuclear test

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Timely/Atlas discussion group. Rosen letters on pages 1-5 per Nick Caputo.

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Spider's Web / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko; Sol Brodsky ? (illustrations)
Inks
Steve Ditko; Sol Brodsky ? (illustrations)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
typeset; ?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes Special Announcements Section and a house ad for X-Men # 1.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Nothing Can Stop... The Sandman!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Nothing Can Stop...The Sandman!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Spider's Web
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