The Spectacular Spider-Man #1 [Regular Edition]
(December 1976)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.30 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]
Barcode
0714860219912
Editing
Gerry Conway
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

The Stinging Return of the Tarantula! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Tarantula; Mary Jane Watson; Flash Thompson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover inker credits provided 2006 by Nick Caputo. Previous indexer listed John Romita on corrections.

Twice Stings the Tarantula! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Sal Buscema (breakdowns); Mike Esposito (finished art, figures); Dave Hunt (finished art, backgrounds)
Inks
Mike Esposito; Dave Hunt (backgrounds)
Colors
Dave Hunt
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Tarantula (villain); Abe Beame; Mary Jane Watson; Flash Thompson; Glory Grant; Vice Chancellor Lansky
Synopsis
The Tarantula first kidnaps Vice Chancellor Lansky and then tries to kill the mayor of New York. Spider-Man stops him from killing the mayor but is unable to prevent him from escaping.
Reprints

Notes From Myself (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Tarantula; Aunt May Parker; Harry Osborn; J. Jonah Jameson; Mary Jane Watson

Indexer Notes

No letters, commentary about why another Spider-Man book was needed and the upcoming stories.

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

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee; ?
Letters
typeset

The Spider-Man and the Fly! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Stinging Return of the Tarantula!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Twice Stings the Tarantula!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Notes From Myself
    The Spider's Web
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. The Spider-Man and the Fly!
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Benjamin Beck
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Tice
  • Clint Maxwell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Ford
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Greg Simpson
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mark Gordon