The Amazing Spider-Man #222 [Direct]
(November 1981)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1981
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Editing
Tom DeFalco
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Ed Hannigan (cover sketch); Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Speed Demon [James Saunders]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

From a cover sketch by Ed Hannigan.

Faster Than the Eye! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Bob Hall
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
Ben Sean
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Speed Demon [James Saunders] (first and introduction; formerly the Whizzer; changes his identity); J. Jonah Jameson; Lance Bannon; Robbie Robertson; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Grandmaster; Thor; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Goliath [Clint Barton]
Synopsis
Super-speedster Whizzer first appears in his new identity as the Speed Demon! He robs department stores and boutiques, initially succeeding in making a fool out of Spider-Man.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The origin and early history of Whizzer/Speed Demon is revealed in flashbacks.

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

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Faster Than the Eye!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
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