(January 1977)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1976-10-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Publisher's Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860245701
Printer
Printed in the United States of America
Editing
Len Wein (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the Comic Reader #136.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Final Hour! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kingpin [Wilson Fisk]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover credit derived from the letters page to Amazing Spider-Man #168.

Deadline! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Len Wein (credited)
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited); Dave Hunt (sourced) (backgrounds)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited as Joe R.) (pages 1-2); John Costanza (credited as John C.) (pages 3-17)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers] (flashback) (cameo); Curt Connors; Falcon [Sam Wilson] (flashback) (cameo); Richard Fisk; Vanessa Fisk; Glory Grant; Kingpin [Wilson Fisk]; Red Skull [Johann Shmidt] (flashback) (cameo); Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Kingpin steals Spider-Man's life force to revive his son and leaves Spider-Man to die. Spider-Man get Dr. Conners help to reverse the effects of the Vita-Drain machine.
Reprints
Keywords
Brooklyn Navy Yard; Vita-Drain Machine.

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

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

Script
Len Wein ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Note expressing thanks for the use of the Brooklyn Naval Yards for research for Ross Andru's illustrations in this issue; letters from readers Steve Avalos, Adam Castro, John & Jim Dawson, Russell Burns, and Kirk Bath.

Of Ugsome Usurpers, Utopic Uncos, and Unearthly Utterances! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

The Incredible Hulk and the Green Thumb (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; Hulk / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Final Hour!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Deadline!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Spider's Web
  4. 3. Of Ugsome Usurpers, Utopic Uncos, and Unearthly Utterances!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  5. 4. The Incredible Hulk and the Green Thumb
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Hulk
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