(November 1966)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
monthly, except November, semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1966-08-02
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.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[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
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Hank Pym]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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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 (credited)
Pencils
Don Heck (credited as Donnie Heck); John Romita (credited as Johnny Romita) (layouts)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited as Mickey Demeo)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited); Sam Rosen (pages 12-15, uncredited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Hank Pym]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Frederick Foswell; The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; J. Jonah Jameson; May Parker; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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
Bennett Brant (death); Betty Brant; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; May Parker; Spider-Man [Peter 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
Liz Allan; Betty Brant; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; J. Jonah Jameson; May Parker; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Flash Thompson
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’s just Peter trying to be brave by impersonating Spider-Man. 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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