(November 1968)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
published monthly except November, semi-monthly
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

Issue Notes

Indicia: THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN is published by NON-PAREIL PUBLISHING CORP. OFFICE OF PUBLICATION: 625 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10022. SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT NEW YORK, N.Y. AND AT ADDITIONAL MAILING OFFICES. Published monthly except November, semi-monthly. Copyright © 1968 by Non-Pareil Publishing Corp., Marvel Comics Group, all rights reserved, 625 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022. Vol 1, No. 5, November, 1968 issue. Price 12¢ per copy. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons and/or institutions in this magazine with those of any living or dead person or institution is intended, and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. Printed in the U.S.A. by World Color Press, Inc., Sparta, Illinois 62286. Subscription rate $1.75 and $2.25 Canada for 12 issues including postage. Foreign subscriptions $3.25. Prices do not include King Size Special November Issue.


At Long Last -- The Parents of Peter Parker! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita (signed)
Inks
John Romita (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; May Parker; Ben Parker; Mary Jane Watson; Gwen Stacy; Harry Osborn; Flash Thompson; Captain George Stacy; John Jameson; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Betty Brant; Frederick Foswell
Reprints

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Mike Esposito
Letters
typeset; Morrie Kuramoto

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover featuring scenes from interior story with gray-tone added.

The Parents of Peter Parker! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Larry Lieber; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Richard Parker (introduction in flashback; death; Spider-Man's Dad); Mary Parker (introduction in flashback; death; Spider-Man's Mom); Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Aunt May Parker; Uncle Ben Parker (flashback); Red Skull [Albert Malik]; Sandor (introduction); the Finisher (introduction, dies); Ahab; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]]
Synopsis
Peter learns the truth about his parents. First, he believes them to be traitors working for the Nazi villain Red Skull, but in the end he finds that they were double agents and is able to exonerate them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Romita wrote that he worked very closely, page by page, with Larry Lieber, in laying out the story and assisting with the pencils, on this issue.

A Day at the Daily Bugle (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Larry Lieber; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek; Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Ned Leeds; Betty Brant
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Romita has indicated that he worked very closely with Larry Lieber on this annual, page by page, including the pin-up feature "A Day at the Daily Bugle".

Peter Parker, the Super Sports Star! (Table of Contents: 4)

Spider-Man / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Larry Lieber; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Characters
Peter Parker
Synopsis
Peter Parker as various athletes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Romita has indicated that he worked very closely with Larry Lieber on this annual, page by page, including the pin-up feature "Peter Parker, the Super Sports Star!".

Where It's At! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Larry Lieber; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Characters
Harry Osborne; Peter Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Gwen Stacy; Mary Jane Parker
Synopsis
A slightly garbled guide to some of Spider-Man's most familiar locations.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Romita has indicated that he worked very closely with Larry Lieber on this annual, page by page, including the pin-up feature "Where It's At!".

[This Is Spidey as We Know Him, But--] (Table of Contents: 6)

Spider-Man / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Larry Lieber; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Characters
Spider-Man
Synopsis
Spider-Man as drawn by other artists for other publications.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Romita has indicated that he worked very closely with Larry Lieber on this annual, page by page, including the pin-up feature Spidey as drawn by other artists.

Here We Go-a-Plotting! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Marie Severin
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
humor
Characters
Stan Lee; John Romita; Larry Lieber; Roy Thomas
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Romita did preliminary layouts for this feature that were then completely redone by Marie Severin. According to an interview with Marie in Fans of Central Jersey, she wrote this story, which was edited by Stan Lee.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. At Long Last -- The Parents of Peter Parker!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Parents of Peter Parker!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. A Day at the Daily Bugle
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. Peter Parker, the Super Sports Star!
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. Where It's At!
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. [This Is Spidey as We Know Him, But--]
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. Here We Go-a-Plotting!
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