The Amazing Spider-Man #88 [Regular Edition]
(September 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 (editor)

Issue Notes

The Arms of Doctor Octopus! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita (signed as Romita)
Inks
John Romita (signed as Romita)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No matter what I do... there's no way to stop the living tentacles!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus' mechanical arms
Reprints

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

Johnson Smith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Arms of Doctor Octopus! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
325 Z
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's visit New York's famous Museum of Natural Science, where its most sensational exhibit is now on display...
Feature Logo
The Amazing Spider-Man
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Gwen Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; John Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Betty Brant; Captain George Stacy; Doctor Octopus (villain)
Synopsis
From his prison cell, Doctor Octopus calls to his mechanical arms and even Spidey can't stop the inevitable reunion. Doctor Octopus hijacks a plane and holds an Asian general hostage for ten million bucks but Spidey foils his plans.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in the next 2 issues.

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

The Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Lesson One: How to Fill a Page When You've Nothing to Say! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Conan the Barbarian / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.4 page (report information)

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

Spider's Web / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Inks
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and John, I wrote recently concerning Scott Summer's eyes, but I am writing now about Peter Parker.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jim Brown, Michael Lang, and David Moore.

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

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Basic Science Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Arms of Doctor Octopus!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. ["400 crazy labels"]
    Johnson Smith Co.
  3. 2. The Arms of Doctor Octopus!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. Lesson One: How to Fill a Page When You've Nothing to Say!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. ["The comic-mag event of the '70's!!"]
    Conan the Barbarian
  7. 6. ["Dear Stan and John, I wrote recently concerning Scott Summer's eyes, but I am writing now about Peter Parker."]
    Spider's Web
  8. 7. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
  9. 8. ["America's greatest values in science labs and courses!"]
    American Basic Science Club, Inc.
  10. 9. ["If you need extra money & you know just 10 people..."]
    Wallace Brown
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