The Amazing Spider-Man #85 [Regular Edition]
(June 1970)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except November semi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
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.


Revealed At Last... The Schemer's Secret! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; Morrie Kuramoto

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing can save you now!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kingpin; Vanessa Fisk; Schemer
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of the Schemer! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
171-Z
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last issue, we saw the mysterious Schemer face-to-face with the Kingpin--and the Kingpin's wife...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; GUESTS: Vanessa Fisk; Captain Stacy; Gwen Stacy; VILLAINS: Kingpin; Schemer [Richard Fisk; identity revealed]
Synopsis
Peter pulls a double switch to keep Captain Stacy and Gwendy from identifying him as Spider-Man. Spidey tracks down the Schemer but they both fall into the Kingpin's trap. The ensuing battle comes to an abrupt end when the Schemer is revealed to be Richard Fisk, the Kingpin's long lost son.
Reprints

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

The Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

Mini-Bulletins to Skim, Scan, and Savor! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema (illustrations)
Inks
Jim Mooney (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Roy, I feel moved to comment on the quickening pace of your recent Marvel masterworks.
Characters
Spider-Man; Human Torch; Lizard

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Hall, James Haynesworth, Eric Shratter, Thomas Czaplicki, Bill Maas, Bill Kurtz and Karl Ackerman. Also includes "Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom."

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Revealed At Last... The Schemer's Secret!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. ["Famous name prizes or cash... from Olympic"]
  3. 2. The Secret of the Schemer!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. ["Marvel-ous mags on sale right now!"]
    The Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. ["Exciting new club Marvelmania International"]
  6. 5. Mini-Bulletins to Skim, Scan, and Savor!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. ["These 3 big drafting kits given to you!"]
  8. 7. ["Dear Stan and Roy, I feel moved to comment on the quickening pace of your recent Marvel masterworks."]
    The Spider's Web
  9. 8. ["Either that bulge goes, or I do!"]
  10. 9. ["Audel skill-building practical guides"]
  11. 10. ["Make money get prizes with fast selling American seeds"]
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