Marvel Tales #177 [Direct Edition]
(July 1985)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (reprint editor); Keith Williams (assistant 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

Just a Guy Named Joe! (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]; Joe Smith
Reprints:

Just a Guy Named Joe (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:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; J. Jonah Jameson; Ned Leeds; Harry Osborn; Norman Osborn; Flash Thompson; Gwen Stacy; Aunt May Parker; Joe Smith (villain, introduction); Mary Jane Watson
Synopsis:
Average Joe, Joe Smith, fails at being a fighter and tries his hand at acting. Dressed up as a robotic monster, he is zapped with electricity and chemicals which causes him to go on a violent spree against those who doubted his abilities. Meanwhile, Norman Osborn puts a price on Spidey's head and our hero is plagued with goons trying to bump him off. Pete narrowly misses meeting Mary Jane.
Reprints:

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

Post Office of the Past / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

"Post Office of the Past" reprints original letters from Amazing Spider-Man.

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

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bullpen Bulletin page is reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man # 38.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Just a Guy Named Joe!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Just a Guy Named Joe
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Post Office of the Past
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
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