Marvel Tales #158 [Direct Edition]
(December 1983)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Danny Fingeroth (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

The Scorpion! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Scorpion [Mac Gargan]
Reprints:

The Coming of the Scorpion (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Scorpion [Mac Gargan] (introduction, origin); Liz Allan; Flash Thompson; Aunt May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Dr. Farley Stillwell (death); Betty Brant; Ned Leeds
Synopsis:
J. Jonah Jameson pays Dr. Stillwell to turn Mac Gargan into the Scorpion to try to capture Spider-Man. Stillwell's formula makes Gargan become more evil than he originally was and the Scorpion goes on a rampage and is finally stopped by Spider-Man.
Reprints:

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

Marvel Mails / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Danny Fingeroth
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes "Post Office of the Past", a sampling of letters from the original publication.

Peter Parker and Ol' Webhead (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Scorpion!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Coming of the Scorpion
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Mails
  4. 3. Peter Parker and Ol' Webhead
    Spider-Man
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