The Amazing Spider-Man #52 [Regular Edition]
(September 1967)

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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

To Die A Hero! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I would'a thought a guy as strong as Spider-Man would be a heckuva lot heavier!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kingpin [Wilson Fisk] (villain); J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds; Robbie Robertson; Frederick Foswell; Flash Thompson; Gwen Stacy; Harry Osborn; Mary Jane Watson
Synopsis
Kingpin tries to drown Spider-Man and Jameson in the basement, but Spider-Man breaks free and confronts Kingpin. Foswell turns on Kingpin and helps Jameson to escape, but at the price of his own life. Meanwhile, Flash Thompson has returned, on leave from the military.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Spider-Man
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from George Gambino, Kurt Kramer, Harvey Zeises, Chris Jessup, Larry Katz, Niels Dutka, and Richard Ross. Includes a membership form for the Merry Marvel Marching Society.

[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)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. To Die A Hero!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. To Die A Hero!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. ["Awe-inspiring announcements for you to yawn with!"]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
  6. 5. ["204pc. Revolutionary War soldiers set"]
  7. 6. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
  8. 7. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
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