Marvel Tales #168 [Direct Edition]
(October 1984)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Never Step on a 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 [MacDonald Gargan]
Reprints:

Never Step On a Scorpion (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Steve Ditko (plot); Stan Lee (script)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Scorpion [MacDonald Gargan]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds; Frederick Foswell; Aunt May Parker
Synopsis:
Scorpion breaks free from jail and plans on killing both Spider-Man and J. Jonah Jameson.
Reprints:

Scorpion (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Julianna Ferriter ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Scorpion
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
Danny Fingeroth
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a segment, Post Office of the Past, which reprints some original letters on this issues story and an editorial explaining how the process of how the story was reprinted without access to the original proofs(this marked the first time Amazing Spider-Man # 29 was reprinted.)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Never Step on a Scorpion!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Never Step On a Scorpion
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Scorpion
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Mails
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Denys Howard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Gene Reed
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • John Henning
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jack Patton
  • Matthias Hofmann
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Max Capp
  • Donald Dale Milne