The Amazing Spider-Man #8 [Regular Edition]
(January 1964)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-10-08
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
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.


Spider-Man Tackles the Human Torch (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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Living Brain; Flash Thompson
Reprints
Keywords
boxing; robots

The Terrible Threat of the Living Brain! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Job Number
X-528
First Line of Dialogue or Text
How would you like to...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Living Brain; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; Mr. Petty; Mr. Warren; J. Jonah Jameson (cameo); Aunt May Parker (cameo); Vulture [Adrian Toomes] (cameo)
Synopsis
When two technicians try to steal a computer that is on display at Peter's school, they accidentally turn it into "The Living Brain" that goes wild and must be stopped by Spider-Man.
Reprints
Keywords
boxing; International Computing Machines Corporation; Midtown High

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Peter stops wearing his glasses after they are broken by Flash Thompson.

Spider-Man Tackles the Torch! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man; Human Torch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
X-529
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is where Doris Evans, the Torch's girlfriend, lives!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doris Evans
Synopsis
Spider-Man crashes a party at Johnny Storm's girlfriend's place, causing a fight between the Human Torch and Spider-Man that soon escalates to include the rest of the Fantastic Four.
Reprints
Keywords
Corvette Sting Ray

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

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

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Inks
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from Buddy Saunders and Special Announcements Section.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spider-Man Tackles the Human Torch
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Terrible Threat of the Living Brain!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Spider-Man Tackles the Torch!
    Spider-Man; Human Torch
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Spider's Web
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