Spider-Man Classics #1 [Direct]
(April 1993)

Marvel, 1993 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Eric Fein
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

© 1993 Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Tom Lyle (signed)
Inks
Tom Lyle (signed)
Colors
Andy Yanchus ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; the Burglar
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Amazing Fantasy (Marvel, 1962 series) #15 (August 1962).

Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (introduction, origin); Ben Parker (introduction); Crusher Hogan; Flash Thompson (introduction); Liz Allen (introduction); May Parker (introduction); the Burglar
Synopsis
Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider and gains the abilities of a spider. When he fails to stop a burglar who runs past him, his uncle Ben is later killed as a result. He therefore swears never to shirk his responsibility again.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Origin & 1st appearance of Spider-Man

The Origin of Dr. Strange (Table of Contents: 2)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange] (origin); Ancient One [Yao]; Baron Mordo [Karl Amadeus Mordo] (origin)
Synopsis
Dr. Stephen Strange, a top neurosurgeon, damages his hands in an accident and seeks out a mystic for help. He saves the seer from his treacherous student, becoming his pupil and finding a new purpose.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Origin of Dr. Strange

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

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; the Burglar
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
?

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; the Burglar

Indexer Notes

Unused cover for Amazing Fantasy #15.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints
  • from ?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Spider-Man!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. The Origin of Dr. Strange
    Dr. Strange
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
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