The Amazing Spider-Man #41 [Regular Edition]
(October 1966)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, except November, semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1966-07-07
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1966 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

The Horns of the Rhino! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Rhino [Aleksei Sytsevich]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inking alterations per info from John Romita at the San Diego Comic-Con (July 21, 2006).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Horns of the Rhino! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Romita (credited); Bill Ward (see notes)
Inks
John Romita (credited) (alterations); Mike Esposito (credited as M. Demeo)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beginning: A great new era in the ever-changing life of the world's most amazing web-spinner!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Rhino [Aleksei Sytsevich] (1st appearance); Aunt May Parker; Anna Watson; J. Jonah Jameson; John Jameson; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds; Gwen Stacy; Flash Thompson; Harry Osborn
Synopsis
The Rhino attempts to kidnap John Jameson to turn him over to foreign powers that want his secrets about the U.S. space program. Spider-Man manages to stop the Rhino.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In an interview in the fanzine The Web-Spinner (1966) John Romita explained that Bill Ward pencilled a few pages due to deadlines. Nick Caputo suspects he assisted on pgs 13-17. For a more detailed account go to Nick's blog:

http://nick-caputo.blogspot.com/2015/03/john-romitas-first-fanzine-intervi…

Rhino appears in the next two issues. Inking alterations info per John Romita at the San Diego Comic-Con (July 21, 2006).

Newsworthy Notes and Nutty Nonsense from Your Friendly Neighborhood Bullpen! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko; ?
Inks
Steve Ditko; ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who's the wiseguy that's holdin' out?
Characters
Thing; Spider-Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Martin Swiatkowski; Bill Fletcher, Michael Kates, Dick Hillberg, Kevin Grothe, Doug Palmer, and Barbara Flynn; includes M.M.M.S. membership form.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Horns of the Rhino!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. ["U.S. government surplus"]
  3. 2. The Horns of the Rhino!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Newsworthy Notes and Nutty Nonsense from Your Friendly Neighborhood Bullpen!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. ["Who's the wiseguy that's holdin' out?"]
    Spider's Web
  6. 5. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
  7. 6. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
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