Marvel Tales #139 [Direct]
(May 1982)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
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
Tom DeFalco (reprint editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (#1-33 squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes]
Reprints

Duel to the Death With the Vulture (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes] (villain, introduction); J. Jonah Jameson; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; Aunt May Parker
Synopsis
The Vulture is so confident in his abilities that he announces his plans to steal a diamond shipment to the police. When Spider-Man hears this he decides to stop the Vulture.
Reprints

The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Tinkerer [Phineas Mason] (villain, introduction); Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; Dr. Cobbwell
Synopsis
When Peter Parker discovers some alien modifications to a professor's radio he tracks down a group of aliens with plans to take over the Earth.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Duel to the Death With the Vulture
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer
    Spider-Man
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
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