([September] 1965)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1965-06-01
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) (editor)

Issue Notes

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

In 1965, June was the month when Marvel issues with September cover dates were distributed to newsstands
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Wondrous Worlds of Dr. Strange! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 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]
Reprints

The Wondrous World of Dr. Strange! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (dialogue); Steve Ditko (credited) (plot)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Steve Ditko (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This could be called our "be nice to Stevey Ditko" issue!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange] (guest); Xandu (antagonist) (introduction); barroom brawlers (unnamed)
Synopsis
Xandu sends his two henchmen to retrieve half of the Wand of Watoomb from Dr. Strange. Spider-Man mistakes the henchmen for burglars and tries to stop them, leading to a team up between Spider-Man and Dr. Strange to stop Xandu's plan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First recorded meeting of Spider-Man and Dr. Strange, Steve Ditko's 2 most famous creations. Xandu would return in Marvel Team-Up (Marvel, 1972 series) #21 (May 1974). The scene of Spidey being sucked down thru the dimensional opening may have inspired a similar scene in the 1969 Spider-Man cartoon, "Revolt In The Fifth Dimension." Synopsis and notes provided by Henry Kujawa (July 2007).

Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Job Number
V-816
Genre
superhero
Characters
J. Jonah Jameson; John Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer! (Table of Contents: 3)

Spider-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
X-171
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Flash Thompson (cameo); Tinkerer [Phineas Mason]; Professor Cobbwell
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Circus of Crime (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
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Circus of Crime [Clown [Elliot Franklin]; Great Gambonnos; Human Cannonball [Jack Pulver]; Princess Python [Zelda DuBois]; Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]]
Reprints

The Scorpion (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
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scorpion [Mac Gargan]
Reprints

The Beetle (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
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beetle [Abner Jenkins]
Reprints

Jonah's Robot (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
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Slayer
Reprints

The Crime-Master (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
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crime-Master [Nick Lewis]
Reprints

Marked for Destruction by Dr. Doom! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Liz Allan; Flash Thompson (as Spider-Man); J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Fantastic Four (cameo) [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl; The Thing; The Human Torch]; Betty Ross (cameo)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wondrous Worlds of Dr. Strange!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Wondrous World of Dr. Strange!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. The Circus of Crime
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. The Scorpion
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. The Beetle
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. Jonah's Robot
    Spider-Man
  9. 8. The Crime-Master
    Spider-Man
  10. 9. Marked for Destruction by Dr. Doom!
    Spider-Man
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