(August 1974)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas
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

Return of the Punisher! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Punisher [Frank Castle]; Tarantula; Liz Allen; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Harry Osborn; Mary Jane Watson; Flash Thompson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In some reprints the cover blurb "Return of the Punisher" changes to either "Origin of the Punisher" or "Power of the Punisher". The former may have been a pre-press change on the original.

Shoot-out in Central Park! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Linda Lessmann
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; GUESTS: Punisher [Frank Castle]; Mary Jane Watson; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Betty Brant; Harry Osborn; VILLAIN: Tarantula (Origin)
Synopsis
The Punisher interferes in Spidey's battle with the Tarantula on a cruise ship, allowing the bad guy to get away. Spidey and the Punisher team up to track down and bring in Tarantula. Harry discovers that Peter Parker is Spider-Man.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

2nd Full Punisher; Punisher next in Giant-Size Spider-Man #4; Marvel Value Stamp #4 The Thing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru; ?
Inks
Mike Esposito; ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kolya Renne, Steve Saffei, Keith Helms, R. Hoppe; includes Marvel Value Stamp Series A #4, Thing (detail from the cover of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #116); house ads for Giant-Size Man-Thing #1 and Giant-Size Fantastic Four #2.

Of Mix-Ups, Monsters, and Matrimony! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Return of the Punisher!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Shoot-out in Central Park!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
  4. 3. Of Mix-Ups, Monsters, and Matrimony!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
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