(November 1966)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
monthly, except November, semi-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 U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched #1-21; Squarebound #22-27
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita; Steve Ditko
Inks
Mike Esposito; Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]
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Indexer Notes

Cover includes two panels from the interior reprinted Ditko stories.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Steve Ditko; Don Heck; Marie Severin
Inks
Steve Ditko; Don Heck; Marie Severin
Letters
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover includes credits for Roy Thomas; Marie Severin; Sol Brodsky; Stan Goldberg and Flo Steinberg. Scenes from interior stories include grey tones added by Marie Severin.

...To Become an Avenger! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita (layouts); Don Heck (pencils)
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Frederick Foswell; Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Synopsis
The Avengers decide to ask Spider-Man to join the team but first he has to complete a test to prove himself. The test is to capture the Hulk.
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Turning Point (Table of Contents: 3)

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]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Betty Brant; Bennett Brant (death); May Parker; Blackie Gaxton
Synopsis
Betty's brother has gotten himself into trouble with gambling debts and Betty is forced to help in Doc Ock's plot to break Blackie Gaxton out of prison to keep her sibling alive. Spider-Man interrupts the escape and Blackie shoots Bennett during the conflict. Gaxton is captured but Doc Ock gets away. Peter tries to comfort Betty over the loss of her brother.
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Unmasked by Dr. Octopus! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Octopus [Otto Octavius]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan
Synopsis
Peter has the 24 hour flu when Doc Ock captures Betty Brant in hopes of luring Spider-Man into battle. Ock beats the under the weather web-head and unmasks him, but everyone thinks it is just Peter trying to be brave by impersonating Spidey. Once he has recovered, Spider-Man battles through the wild animals Ock has released from the zoo to take on old six-arms himself.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ...To Become an Avenger!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Turning Point
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. Unmasked by Dr. Octopus!
    Spider-Man
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