Marvel Tales #229 [Newsstand]
(November 1989)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
071486024767 11
Editing
Archie Goodwin (original editor); Jim Salicrup (editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (#1-33 squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #229 [Direct].


A Mutant Gone Mad! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Angel; Iceman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Inks
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman
Reprints

My Friend, My Foe! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
David Hunt
Colors
Bev Beveridge
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swell! Just swell!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman; Sha Shan; Flash Thompson; Hector Ayala [White Tiger]; Holly Gillis; Stuart Clarke (villain); Rampage [Iceman] (cameo flashback); The Champions [Darkstar; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Hercules; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Angel and Spidey try to break Iceman out of Clark's brainwashing before their chilly friend puts them both on ice permanently.
Reprints

Throw the Book at Him (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Ham / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Danny Fingeroth
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Joe Albelo
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Spider-Ham [Peter Porker]; Punfisher; Flash Tombenstain Bear (villain)
Synopsis
Spider-Ham has to take on Tombstain and Punfisher while trying to snap the latter out of his mind controlled command to kill his former ally.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Mutant Gone Mad!
    Spider-Man; Angel; Iceman
  2. 1. My Friend, My Foe!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Throw the Book at Him
    Spider-Ham
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