([September] 1964)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1964-06-11
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 (credited)

Issue Notes

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

The data for the pin-up sequences was supplied by Christopher Melchert via the GCD Error List, 20 May 2005.
Awards
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Sinister Six! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sinister Six [Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Electro [Max Dillon]; Kraven the Hunter [Sergei Kravinoff]; Mysterio [Quentin Beck]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; The Vulture [Adrian Toomes]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

The Sinister Six! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 41 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sinister Six [Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Electro [Max Dillon]; Kraven the Hunter [Sergei Kravinoff]; Mysterio [Quentin Beck]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; The Vulture [Adrian Toomes]]; X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III] (cameo); Beast [Hank McCoy] (cameo); Cyclops [Scott Summers] (cameo); Iceman [Bobby Drake] (cameo); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (cameo); Professor X [Charles Xavier] (cameo)]; Liz Allan; Betty Brant; Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo); Giant-Man [Hank Pym] (cameo); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (cameo); J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Ben Parker (flashback) (cameo); Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Flash Thompson; Thor [Thor Odinson] (cameo); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (cameo); The Burglar (flashback) (cameo)
Synopsis
Dr. Octopus organizes the Sinister Six, composed of other Spider-Man Villains. They capture Betty Brant and Aunt May and force Spider-Man to rescue them.
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The Burglar (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
the burglar
Reprints

The Chameleon (Table of Contents: 3)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
X-722
Genre
superhero
Characters
Chameleon
Reprints

The Vulture (Table of Contents: 4)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
X-722
Genre
superhero
Characters
Vulture
Reprints

The Terrible Tinkerer (Table of Contents: 5)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
X-722
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Tinkerer
Reprints

Dr. Octopus (Table of Contents: 6)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
X-722
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Octopus
Reprints

Sandman (Table of Contents: 7)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
X-722
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sandman
Reprints

Doctor Doom (Table of Contents: 8)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
X-722
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Doom
Reprints

The Lizard (Table of Contents: 9)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lizard
Reprints

The Living Brain (Table of Contents: 10)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Living Brain
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Electro (Table of Contents: 11)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Electro
Reprints

The Enforcers (Table of Contents: 12)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Montana; Ox; Fancy Dan
Reprints

Mysterio (Table of Contents: 13)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mysterio
Reprints

The Green Goblin (Table of Contents: 14)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Goblin
Reprints

Kraven the Hunter (Table of Contents: 15)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kraven
Reprints

The Secrets of Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 16)

Spider-Man / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thor (Cameo); Hulk [Bruce Banner] (Cameo); Thing [Ben Grimm] (Cameo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page 1 is a full page illo featuring Peter Parker in a lab and Spider-Man, page 2 recaps his origin, page 3 & 4 demonstrate his powers.

Start Here for Spidey's Living Action Demonstration (Table of Contents: 17)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

page numbered 5

[The Secrets of Spider-Man's Web] (Table of Contents: 18)

Spider-Man / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; Thing
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pages numbered 6 & 7

Spidey's Spider Sense! (Table of Contents: 19)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

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

Indexer Notes

Page numbered 8

The Secret of Spider-Man's Mask (Table of Contents: 20)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The upper half called "The Secret of Spider-Man's Mask"; the bottom half called "Spidey's Costume". Page numbered 9.

Peter Parker as...Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man
Reprints

Peter Parker's Favorite Heel and Heart-Throb (Table of Contents: 22)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Bugle

Peter Parker's Classmates (Table of Contents: 23)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Peter Parker; Principal Davis; Mr. Warren; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan
Reprints
Keywords
Midtown High School

Indexer Notes

Notes that Peter Parker is a senior.

Peter Parker's House (Table of Contents: 24)

Spider-Man / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Aunt May Parker
Reprints
Keywords
Forest Hills

Guest Star Page (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing; Human Torch; Hulk
Reprints

How Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Create Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 3 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

Job Number
X-746
Genre
humor
Characters
Stan Lee; Steve Ditko
Synopsis
Stan keeps bothering Steve Ditko while he tries to draw a Spider-man strip.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only time Ditko reveals his face.

This story ends with "We'll probably have Spidey tell how he created Stan and Steve!" Another version exists, ending with "Next issues's the real dirt, when we clue you in how Lee and Ditko created John Romita!" This version appears in The Essential Spider-Man #1.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sinister Six!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Sinister Six!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. The Burglar
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Chameleon
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. The Vulture
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. The Terrible Tinkerer
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. Dr. Octopus
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. Sandman
    Spider-Man
  9. 8. Doctor Doom
    Spider-Man
  10. 9. The Lizard
    Spider-Man
  11. 10. The Living Brain
    Spider-Man
  12. 11. Electro
    Spider-Man
  13. 12. The Enforcers
    Spider-Man
  14. 13. Mysterio
    Spider-Man
  15. 14. The Green Goblin
    Spider-Man
  16. 15. Kraven the Hunter
    Spider-Man
  17. 16. The Secrets of Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  18. 17. Start Here for Spidey's Living Action Demonstration
    Spider-Man
  19. 18. [The Secrets of Spider-Man's Web]
    Spider-Man
  20. 19. Spidey's Spider Sense!
    Spider-Man
  21. 20. The Secret of Spider-Man's Mask
    Spider-Man
  22. 21. Peter Parker as...Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  23. 22. Peter Parker's Favorite Heel and Heart-Throb
    Spider-Man
  24. 23. Peter Parker's Classmates
    Spider-Man
  25. 24. Peter Parker's House
    Spider-Man
  26. 25. Guest Star Page
    Spider-Man
  27. 26. How Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Create Spider-Man!
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