The Amazing Spider-Man #17 [Regular Edition]
(October 1964)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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 Return of the Green Goblin! (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]; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; J. Jonah Jameson
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The Return of the Green Goblin! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
X-777
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at ol' bookworm Parker!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Liz Allan; Flash Thompson; Aunt May Parker; Mr. Brant (see notes); Dorrie Evans (Johnny Storm's girlfriend)
Synopsis
Spider-Man attends a fan club meeting organized by Flash Thompson, but the Green Goblin crashes the meeting. Fortunately the Human Torch is in attendance to help Spider-Man. During the battle Spider-Man finds out that Aunt May is in the hospital and he leaves, causing everyone to believe that he is a coward.
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Indexer Notes

The "Mr. Brant" in this issue is Liz Allan's father and owner of a nightclub, not Betty Brant's father. I assume that it was meant to be Mr. Allan. [Mike Nielsen]

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

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

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

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

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

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Indexer Notes

Letters from Doug Moench and Bill DuBay. Includes Special Announcements Section.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of the Green Goblin!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Return of the Green Goblin!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Spider's Web
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Nick Caputo
  • Ruben Cortes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Ford
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jordan Inman
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
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