The Essential Spider-Man #4 [Third Edition]
(2011)

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Price
19.99 USD; 21.99 CAD
Pages
620
On-sale Date
2011-09-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Essential
ISBN
978-0-7851-1865-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785118657 51999
Printer
Imprimeries Transcontinental S.E.N.C. (GAGNE), Louisville, QC, Canada
Editing
Cory Sedlmeier (credited) (masterworks editor); Nelson Ribeiro (credited) (collection editor); James Emmett (credited) (editorial assistant); Joe Hochstein (credited) (editorial assistant); Alex Starbuck (credited) (assistant editor); Mark D. Beazley (editor, special projects); Jennifer Gr├╝nwald (credited) (editor, special projects); Jeff Youngquist (credited) (senior editor, special projects); Stan Lee (original editor); Axel Alonso (credited) (editor in chief)

Issue Notes

Although listed in its indicia as "Second edition, first printing," this 2011 volume is actually the third edition. The first edition reprints Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #69-#89 and Annuals #4-5. The 2005 volume reprints Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #66-#89 & Annual #5 and is the true second edition. This 2011 volume adds The Spectacular Spider-Man (1968 series) #2 to the material reprinted in the 2005 second edition.

On sale date from https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/JUL110767.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita (credited as John Romita Sr.) (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (credited as John Romita Sr.) (signed as ROMITA)
Colors
Ian Hannin of Avalon Studios (credited as Avalon's Ian Hannin)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (also as Peter Parker); Mary Jane Watson; Harry Osborn; Captain George Stacy; Gwen Stacy
Reprints

Collected Editions (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Essential the Amazing Spider-Man Volume 4 (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Amazing Spider-Man [webs, curved letters]
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Title page reprints in black and white the image used on the cover in a slightly enlarged form with tighter cropping and revised trade dress.

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The credits pages in the front matter of the book list Artie Simek as Art Simek and identify Mike Esposito by name rather than his pen name Mickey Demeo. Credits in the reprinted stories themselves retain the original credits.

The Madness of Mysterio! (Table of Contents: 4)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mysterio [Quentin Beck]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Madness of Mysterio! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited as Stan (The Man) Lee)
Pencils
John Romita (credited as Johnny (Ring-a-Ding) Romita); Don Heck (credited as Dazzlin' Don Heck)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited as Slick Mick Demeo)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Adorable A. Simek)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The stage is set--the plan is completed--the time has come!
Feature Logo
The Amazing Spider-Man
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mysterio [Quentin Beck]; Anna May Watson; Aunt May Parker; Betty Brant; Captain George Stacy; Gwen Stacy; Harry Osborn; J. Jonah Jameson; Ned Leeds; Robbie Robertson; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn] (cameo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.
Joke credit: Special Effects: I, Fearless Forbush

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

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mysterio [Quentin Beck]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

To Squash a Spider! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Romita (credited as Johnny Romita)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Trapped by the madly murderous Mysterio, our hapless web-spinner suddenly regains consciousness, only to find that he has become--six inches tall!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; May Parker; Anna Watson; Gwen Stacy; George Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds; Randy Robertson; Mysterio [Quentin Beck]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]
Reprints
Keywords
Goblin glider

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Spider-Man Saga (Table of Contents: 9)

Spider-Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita ?; Larry Lieber ?
Inks
John Romita ?; Frank Giacoia ?; Jim Mooney ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Ben Parker; May Parker; Flash Thompson; Harry Osborn; Liz Allan
Synopsis
Brief retelling of Spider-man's origin story.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

As can be seen from the credits and from the notes below, it is difficult to reconcile the printed credits for this comic, Romita's recollections, and the opinions of experienced art spotters.

According to John Romita, Sr. Larry Lieber penciled the "Spider-man Saga" origin recap, even though Lieber's name doesn't appear on the contents page credits. Lieber is credited, however for penciling the origin story in Spectacular Spider-man #1. John Romita, Sr. stated that he did the inks, recalling that during this period he and Lieber were working in the same office on several issues simultaneously, including the Spectacular Spider-man 1 and 2, the Amazing Spider-man monthly issues and Amazing Spider-man Annual #5.

Nick Caputo suspects that Romita was in error and the inking is actually the work of Frank Giacoia. Giacoia is given credit under layout and illustration on the table of contents, and his hand is evident as inker on several pages of the story. Romita likely laid out the page and provided corrections.

Charles Underwood believes that Romita's contributions are larger, perhaps executing the entire piece, perhaps with Jim Mooney's inks.

Originally presented in color.

The Goblin Lives (Table of Contents: 10)

Spider-Man / comic story / 58 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited as Stan (The Man) Lee)
Pencils
John Romita (credited as Johnny (Ring-a-Ding) Romita); Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Inks
Frank Giacoia; John Romita (credited as Johnny (Ring-a-Ding) Romita); Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as "Swinging" Sammy Rosen)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Captain George Stacy; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; Harry Osborn; J. Jonah Jameson; May Parker; Gwen Stacy; Mary Jane Watson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Romita layouts, Jim Mooney pencils and Frank Giacoia inking per Nick Caputo, November 2013. Previous indexer credited Romita with full pencils.

Originally presented in color.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

At Long Last -- the Parents of Peter Parker! (Table of Contents: 12)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Parents of Peter Parker (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited as Smilin' Stan Lee); John Romita (credited as Jazzy Johnny Romita) (plot)
Pencils
Larry Lieber (credited as Larrupin' Larry Lieber); John Romita (credited as Jazzy Johnny Romita)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited as Mickey Demeo)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color. John Romita is credited in the reprinted story as "chaotic consultant." John Romita is also credited with the plot for the story in the annual on the credits pages of this book. John Romita wrote that he worked very closely, page by page, with Larry Lieber, in laying out the story and assisting with the pencils.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Amazing Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

Otherwise blank page with the Amazing Spider-Man logo on it.

A Day at the Daily Bugle (Table of Contents: 15)

Spider-Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Larry Lieber
Inks
Mike Esposito
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Peter Parker, the Super Sports Star! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Larry Lieber; John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Imagine an athlete who has the power of Spider-Man!
Genre
superhero
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!" Originally presented in color.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Amazing Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

Otherwise blank page with the Amazing Spider-Man logo on it.

Where It's At! (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Larry Lieber; John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A slightly garbled guide to help you locate some of Spidey's most familiar havens and haunts!
Genre
superhero
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!" Originally presented in color.

[This Is Spidey as We Know Him, But--] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Larry Lieber; John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man
Synopsis
Spider-Man as if drawn by other artists for other publications. Parodies include Spider-Man depicted in the style of Chester Gould's Dick Tracy, Al Capp's Li'l Abner, Mickey Mouse, Superman, Archie Andrews, and Charles Shultz's Charlie Brown.
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. Originally presented in color.

Here We Go-a-Plotting (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Crisis on Campus! (Table of Contents: 21)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Crisis on the Campus! (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
John Romita (credited as Johnny (Ring-a-Ding) Romita) (storyboards); Stan Lee (credited as Stan (The Man) Lee)
Pencils
John Romita (credited as Johnny (Ring-a-Ding) Romita); Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Sammy (Swinger) Rosen)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So that's what the newly-discovered petrified clay tablet looks like!
Feature Logo
The Amazing Spider-Man
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kingpin (villain); Gwen Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; Joe Robertson; Anna Watson; Aunt May Parker; Crusher; Louis Wilson (introduction); Randy Robertson; Martha Robertson (introduction, in a photograph only); Josh Kittling (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Mission: Crush the Kingpin! (Table of Contents: 23)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Mission: Crush The Kingpin! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
John Romita (credited as John (Ring-a-Ding) Romita) (plot); Stan Lee (credited as Stan (The Man) Lee)
Pencils
John Romita (credited as John (Ring-a-Ding) Romita) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Sam (Sleepy) Rosen)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Spider-Man Wanted! (Table of Contents: 25)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Spider-Man Wanted! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
John Romita (credited as John (Ring-a-Ding) Romita) (plot); Stan Lee (credited as Stan (The Man) Lee)
Pencils
John Romita (credited as John (Ring-a-Ding) Romita) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Sam (Rosy) Rosen)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

And Now... Quicksilver! (Table of Contents: 27)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Speedster and the Spider! (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
John Romita (credited as Jazzy Johnny Romita) (plot); Stan Lee (credited as Smilin' Stan Lee)
Pencils
John Romita (credited as Jazzy Johnny Romita) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Rocked by the Shocker! (Table of Contents: 29)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Rocked by the Shocker! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
John Buscema (credited as Big John Buscema) (plot); Stan Lee (credited as Stan (The Man) Lee)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited as Big John Buscema) (layouts); John Romita (credited as Jazzy Johnny Romita)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Swingin' Sammy Rosen)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Web Closes! (Table of Contents: 31)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Web Closes! (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
John Buscema (credited as Big John Buscema) (plot); John Romita (credited as John (Ring-a-Ding) Romita) (plot); Stan Lee (credited as Stan (The Man) Lee)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited as Big John Buscema) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Sleepy Sam Rosen)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Man-Mountain Marko; the Maggia; Caesar Cicero; Silvermane; George Stacy; Gwen Stacy; Randy Robertson; Robbie Robertson; J. Jonah Jameson; Wilson; Curt Connors
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Fantastic Secret of the Petrified Tablet! (Table of Contents: 33)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Silvermane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

If This Be Bedlam! (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
John Romita (credited as Johnny (Ring-a-Ding) Romita) (plot); Stan Lee (credited as Stan (The Man) Lee)
Pencils
John Romita (credited as Johnny (Ring-a-Ding) Romita) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Sam (Rosy) Rosen)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lizard [Dr. Connors]; Martha Connors; Billy Connors; Harry Osborn; Gwen Stacy; Maggia (villain); Silvermane (villain); Caeser Cicero (villain); Man-Mountain Marko (villain)
Synopsis
Curt Conners decyphers an ancient tablet rumored to contain the formula for rejuvination.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Death Without Warning! (Table of Contents: 35)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Death Without Warning! (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
John Romita (credited as John (Ring-a-Ding) Romita) (plot); Stan Lee (credited as Stan (The Man) Lee)
Pencils
John Romita (credited as John (Ring-a-Ding) Romita) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Artie (Sweet Lips) Simek)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lizard; Man-Mountain Marko; Silvermane; Caeser Cicero; Martha Connors; Billy Connors
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Lizard Lives! (Table of Contents: 37)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lizard
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Lizard Lives! (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
John Buscema (credited as Big John Buscema) (plot); Stan Lee (credited as Smilin' Stan Lee)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited as Big John Buscema) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited as Slim Jim Mooney)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Slim Jim Mooney)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Hammy Sammy Rosen)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lizard; Billy Connors; Martha Connors; May Parker; Harry Osborn; Gwen Stacy; Robbie Robertson; Captain George Stacy; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
Synopsis
Spider-Man tries to defeat the Lizard without harming him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

In the Blaze of Battle! (Table of Contents: 39)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lizard; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

In the Blaze of Battle! (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
John Buscema (credited) (plot); Stan Lee (credited); John Romita (credited) (plot)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color. John Romita is credited as "consultant emeritus in residence" in the reprinted story and for the plot on the credits pages in the front matter of the book.

The Night of the Prowler! (Table of Contents: 41)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (credited) (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (credited) (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Prowler [Hobie Brown]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Night of the Prowler! (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited); John Romita (credited) (plot assists)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Gwen Stacy; Flash Thompson; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Prowler [Hobie Brown]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color. Script: Although uncredited in the reprinted story, John Romita is credited for plot assists in the credits pages in the front matter of the book. Thanks are given in the reprinted story to John Romita, Jr. for suggesting the Prowler.

To Prowl No More! (Table of Contents: 43)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Peter Parker; Prowler [Hobie Brown]; J. Jonah Jameson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

To Prowl No More! (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited as Smilin' Stan Lee)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited as Big John Buscema) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney) (pencils)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Jim (Madman) Mooney) (pencils)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Sam (Sleepy) Rosen)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Prowler [Hobie Brown]; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Gwen Stacy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

On the Trail of the Chameleon! (Table of Contents: 45)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

On The Trail of...the Chameleon! (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited); John Romita ? (credited) (art consolidator)
Inks
John Romita ? (credited) (art consolidator); Jim Mooney (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Harry Osborne; Flash Thompson; Gwen Stacy; Capt. Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; the Chameleon
Synopsis
The Chameleon disguises himself as familiar figures in his crime spree.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color. John Romita is credited as "art consolidator" in the reprinted story and as "storyteller" in the credits in the front matter of the book.

The Coming of the Kangaroo! (Table of Contents: 47)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as J. Romita)
Inks
John Romita (signed as J. Romita)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kangaroo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Coming of the Kangaroo! (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Script
John Romita (credited) (plot); Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

And Then Came Electro! (Table of Contents: 49)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marie Severin
Inks
John Romita
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

And Then Came Electro! (Table of Contents: 50)

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

Script
John Romita (credited) (plot); Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Romita (credited) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Coming of the Schemer! (Table of Contents: 51)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as JOHN ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as JOHN ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Schemer! (Table of Contents: 52)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Romita (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited as Mickey Demeo)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Kingpin Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 53)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as JOHN ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as JOHN ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Kingpin Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 54)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Romita (credited) (layouts); John Buscema (credited) (pencils)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Schemer; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kingpin; Vanessa Fisk
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Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Secret of the Schemer! (Table of Contents: 56)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Romita (credited as J. Romita) (layouts); John Buscema (credited as J. Buscema)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited as Madman Mooney)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Schemer; Vanessa Fisk; Kingpin; Spider-Man [Peter Parker];Captain George Stacy; Gwen Stacy
Synopsis
The Kingpin's confrontation with the Schemer reveals a shocking secret.
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Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Beware the Black Widow! (Table of Contents: 57)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff] (shadow)
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Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Beware the Black Widow! (Table of Contents: 58)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Romita (credited) (layouts); Jim Mooney (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Gwen Stacy; Captain George Stacy; Harry Osborn; J. Jonah Jameson; May Parker; Anna Watson; Hawkeye [Clint Barton] (cameo flashback); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (cameo flashback); Crimson Dynamo (cameo flashback); Red Guardian [Alexei Shostakov](cameo flashback); Nick Fury (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Black Widow tests her mettle against Spider-Man.
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Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Unmasked at Last! (Table of Contents: 59)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Unmasked at Last! (Table of Contents: 60)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Romita (credited); Jim Mooney (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Gwen Stacy; Mary Jane Watson; Harry Osborn; Captain George Stacy; Randy Robertson; Josh (Randy's friend); Prowler [Hobie Brown]
Synopsis
Hobie Brown helps Spider-Man preserve his secret identity.
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Originally presented in color.

The Arms of Doctor Octopus! (Table of Contents: 61)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

The Arms of Doctor Octopus! (Table of Contents: 62)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
John Romita (credited)
Inks
Jim Mooney (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Gwen Stacy; Miles Warren; J. Jonah Jameson; John Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Betty Brant; Captain George Stacy; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]
Synopsis
From his prison cell, Doc Ock calls to his mechanical arms and even Spidey can't stop the inevitable reunion. Ock hijacks a plane and holds an Asian general hostage for ten million bucks but Spidey foils his plans.
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Doc Ock Lives! (Table of Contents: 63)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Inks
John Romita (signed as ROMITA)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]
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Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Doc Ock Lives! (Table of Contents: 64)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
John Romita (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Randy Robertson; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]
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Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color.

Special Bonus (Table of Contents: 65)

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

Pencils
John Romita (credited)
Letters
John Romita (credited); typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Peter Parker; Prowler [Hobie Brown]; J. Jonah Jameson

Indexer Notes

Cover rough for Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #79 and character designs for Prowler by John Romita.

Collected Editions (Table of Contents: 66) (Expand) /

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

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 67) (Expand) /

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  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Collected Editions
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Essential the Amazing Spider-Man Volume 4
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. The Madness of Mysterio!
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. The Madness of Mysterio!
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. To Squash a Spider!
    Spider-Man
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  10. 9. The Spider-Man Saga
    Spider-Man
  11. 10. The Goblin Lives
    Spider-Man
  12. 11. ["Next Issue: The Mystery of the TV Terror!"]
    Spider-Man
  13. 12. At Long Last -- the Parents of Peter Parker!
    Spider-Man
  14. 13. The Parents of Peter Parker
    Spider-Man
  15. 14. ["The Amazing Spider-Man"]
  16. 15. A Day at the Daily Bugle
    Spider-Man
  17. 16. Peter Parker, the Super Sports Star!
    Spider-Man
  18. 17. ["The Amazing Spider-Man"]
  19. 18. Where It's At!
    Spider-Man
  20. 19. [This Is Spidey as We Know Him, But--]
    Spider-Man
  21. 20. Here We Go-a-Plotting
  22. 21. Crisis on Campus!
    Spider-Man
  23. 22. Crisis on the Campus!
    Spider-Man
  24. 23. Mission: Crush the Kingpin!
    Spider-Man
  25. 24. Mission: Crush The Kingpin!
    Spider-Man
  26. 25. Spider-Man Wanted!
    Spider-Man
  27. 26. Spider-Man Wanted!
    Spider-Man
  28. 27. And Now... Quicksilver!
    Spider-Man
  29. 28. The Speedster and the Spider!
    Spider-Man
  30. 29. Rocked by the Shocker!
    Spider-Man
  31. 30. Rocked by the Shocker!
    Spider-Man
  32. 31. The Web Closes!
    Spider-Man
  33. 32. The Web Closes!
    Spider-Man
  34. 33. The Fantastic Secret of the Petrified Tablet!
    Spider-Man
  35. 34. If This Be Bedlam!
    Spider-Man
  36. 35. Death Without Warning!
    Spider-Man
  37. 36. Death Without Warning!
    Spider-Man
  38. 37. The Lizard Lives!
    Spider-Man
  39. 38. The Lizard Lives!
    Spider-Man
  40. 39. In the Blaze of Battle!
    Spider-Man
  41. 40. In the Blaze of Battle!
    Spider-Man
  42. 41. The Night of the Prowler!
    Spider-Man
  43. 42. The Night of the Prowler!
    Spider-Man
  44. 43. To Prowl No More!
    Spider-Man
  45. 44. To Prowl No More!
    Spider-Man
  46. 45. On the Trail of the Chameleon!
    Spider-Man
  47. 46. On The Trail of...the Chameleon!
    Spider-Man
  48. 47. The Coming of the Kangaroo!
    Spider-Man
  49. 48. The Coming of the Kangaroo!
    Spider-Man
  50. 49. And Then Came Electro!
    Spider-Man
  51. 50. And Then Came Electro!
    Spider-Man
  52. 51. The Coming of the Schemer!
    Spider-Man
  53. 52. The Schemer!
    Spider-Man
  54. 53. The Kingpin Strikes Back!
    Spider-Man
  55. 54. The Kingpin Strikes Back!
    Spider-Man
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  57. 56. The Secret of the Schemer!
    Spider-Man
  58. 57. Beware the Black Widow!
    Spider-Man
  59. 58. Beware the Black Widow!
    Spider-Man
  60. 59. Unmasked at Last!
    Spider-Man
  61. 60. Unmasked at Last!
    Spider-Man
  62. 61. The Arms of Doctor Octopus!
    Spider-Man
  63. 62. The Arms of Doctor Octopus!
    Spider-Man
  64. 63. Doc Ock Lives!
    Spider-Man
  65. 64. Doc Ock Lives!
    Spider-Man
  66. 65. Special Bonus
    Spider-Man
  67. 66. Collected Editions
    Spider-Man
  68. 67. [Back Cover]
    Spider-Man
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