(November 1966)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
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, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched; #200 square bound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Birth of a Super-Hero! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Colonel John Jameson
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Birth of a Super-Hero! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nope! You're not looking at someone disguised as Spidey... or imitating Spidey!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Frederick Foswell; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds; J. Jonah Jameson; John Jameson; The Rhino; Foggy Nelson; Harry Osborn; Flash Thompson; Gwen Stacy; Aunt May Parker; Mary Jane Watson; Anna Watson
Synopsis
John Jameson was exposed to some strange space spores on a space mission. He returns to Earth where he gains super strength. Spider-Man is mistakenly accused of robbing a bank so Jameson decides to try to capture him with his new super powers.
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Indexer Notes

Mary Jane's face is shown for the first time in this issue.

Sensational Secrets and Incredible Inside Information, Guilelessly Guaranteed to Avail You Naught! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and John, Spider-Man, Spider-Man,...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Spider-Man
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Indexer Notes

The usual letter column masthead is supplanted this issue by a membership coupon for the M.M.M.S. fan club. Letters of comment from Mike Glicksohn, John Taylor, Robert Cox, Alvin Pogeler, Terry Masek, John Lewis, and Tom Salazar; includes four panels reproduced from a previous issue.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Birth of a Super-Hero!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. ["Let me show you too, how to make yourself astronaut-tough"]
  3. 2. The Birth of a Super-Hero!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Sensational Secrets and Incredible Inside Information, Guilelessly Guaranteed to Avail You Naught!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. ["Marvel super-heroes are coming your way on TV!"]
  6. 5. ["Dear Stan and John, Spider-Man, Spider-Man,..."]
    The Spider's Web
  7. 6. ["American basic science club's master lab..."]
  8. 7. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
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