(December 1996)

Marvel, 1996 Series
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Volume
1
Price
14.95 USD; 20.95 CAD
Pages
532
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
0-7851-0286-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785102861 51495
Editing
Eric Fein (collection editor); Stan Lee (original editor)
Color
Black & White interior; Color cover
Dimensions
Standard Trade Paperback
Paper Stock
Newsprint interior; Cardstock cover
Binding
Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Material was originally presented in color


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Nghia Lam
Inks
Jason Rodriguez
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

Indexer Notes

Later printing have a different cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Letters
typeset

[Amazing Fantasy #15] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

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

Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Flash Thompson; Ben Parker; May Parker; Liz Allen; Crusher Hogan; The Burglar
Synopsis
Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider and gains the abilites of a spider. When he fails to stop a burglar who runs past him he learns a grave lesson.
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The Secret of Spider-Man's Mask (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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[The Amazing Spider-Man #1] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]
Reprints

Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Jon D'Agostino [as Johnny Dee]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; J. Jonah Jameson (Introduction); The Burglar (Flashback); May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; John Jameson (Introduction)
Synopsis
Spider-Man rescues John Jameson, J. Jonah Jameson's son, from his malfunctioning space capsule.
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Spider-Man vs. the Chameleon (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
John Duffy [as John Duffi]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov] (Villain; Introduction)
Synopsis
Spider-Man tries to join the Fantastic Four and stops the Chameleon.
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The Secrets of Spider-Man's Web (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]
Synopsis
How Spider-Man can use his webbing.
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[The Amazing Spider-Man #2] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes]
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Duel to the Death with the Vulture! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes] (Villain; Introduction); J. Jonah Jameson; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; 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.
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The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art 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.
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The Secrets of Spider-Man's Web (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Synopsis
Secrets of Spider-Man's webbing.
Reprints

[Amazing Spider-Man #3] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]
Reprints

Doctor Octopus (Table of Contents: 14)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius] (Introduction; Origin); Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Charlie (Burglar); J Jonah Jameson; May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen
Synopsis
When an experiment goes wrong, Otto Octavius gains control of his robotic arms and decides to take over an atomic facility, but Spider-Man stops him.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #4] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sandman [Flint Marko]
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Nothing Can Stop...the Sandman! (Table of Contents: 16)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sandman [Flint Marko] (Intro; Origin); May Parker; J Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen
Synopsis
The Sandman tries to hide from police in the high school where Peter Parker goes to school.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #5] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]
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Marked For Destruction by Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 18)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Doom [Victor Von Doom]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; May Parker; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Synopsis
Dr. Doom tries to trick Spider-Man into helping him defeat the Fantastic Four. When Spider-Man turns him down, he decides to capture Spider-Man. Flash Thompson dresses up as Spider-Man for a prank and Dr. Doom mistakes him for the real Spider-Man and captures him instead, and Flash has to be saved by the real Spider-Man.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #6] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lizard [Curt Connors]
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Face-to-Face With...the Lizard! (Table of Contents: 20)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lizard [Curt Connors] (introduction, origin); J. Jonah Jameson; Flash Thompson; Aunt May Parker; Betty Brant; Liz Allen; Martha Connors; Billy Connors; Vulture [Adrian Toomes] (cameo)
Synopsis
The Bugle challenges Spider-Man to put an end to the Lizard's rampage.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #7] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes]
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The Return of the Vulture (Table of Contents: 22)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes]; Flash Thompson; Aunt May; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson; Liz Allen
Synopsis
Adrian Toomes breaks out of prison and goes on a crime spree, and ends up battling Spider-Man in the skies above New York.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #8] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Living Brain; Flash Thompson
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The Terrible Threat of the Living Brain! (Table of Contents: 24)

Spider-Man / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Living Brain; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; Mr. Petty; Mr. Warren; J. Jonah Jameson (Cameo); Aunt May (Cameo); Vulture [Adrian Toomes] (Cameo)
Synopsis
When two technicians try to steal a computer that is on display at Peter's school, they accidentally turn it into "The Living Brain" that goes wild and must be stopped by Spider-Man.
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Spider-Man Tackles The Torch! (Table of Contents: 25)

Spider-Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doris Evans
Synopsis
Spider-Man crashes a party at Johnny Storm's girlfriend's place, causing a fight between the Human Torch and Spider-Man that soon escalates to include the rest of the Fantastic Four.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #9] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Electro [Max Dillon]
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The Man Called Electro! (Table of Contents: 27)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Electro [Max Dillon] (villain; intro; origin); May Parker; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen
Synopsis
Electro decides to break some other criminals out of jail so they can help him with his crime spree. Spider-Man must balance taking care of Aunt May, who is in the hospital, and capturing Electro.
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Start Here for Spidey's Living Action Demonstration (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

[Amazing Spider-Man #10] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko; Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Enforcers [The Big Man [Frederick Foswell]; Fancy Dan [Daniel Brito]; Ox [Raymond Bloch]; Montana [Jackson Brice]]
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The Enforcers! (Table of Contents: 30)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Enforcers [The Big Man [Frederick Foswell]; Fancy Dan [Daniel Brito]; Ox [Raymond Bloch]; Montana [Jackson Brice]]; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; May Parker; The Abbotts (May Parker's Neighbors); J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant
Synopsis
The Enforcers try to shake down Betty Brant, which brings them to the attention of Spider-Man.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #11] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]
Reprints

Turning Point (Table of Contents: 32)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Betty Brant; Bennet Brant (Death); May Parker; Blackie Gaxton
Synopsis
Betty's brother has gotten himself into trouble with gambling debts and Betty is forced to help in Doc Ock's plot to break Blackie Gaxton out of prison to keep her sibling alive. Spider-Man interrupts the escape and Blackie shoots Bennett during the conflict. Gaxton is captured but Doc Ock gets away. Peter tries to comfort Betty over the loss of her brother.
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Special Surprise Bonus Spider-Man Pin-Up Page! (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Job Number
X-219
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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[Amazing Spider-Man #12] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Octopus [Otto Octavius]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant
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Unmasked by Dr. Octopus! (Table of Contents: 35)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Octopus [Otto Octavius]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan
Synopsis
Peter has the 24 hour flu when Doc Ock captures Betty Brant in hopes of luring Spider-Man into battle. Ock beats the under the weather web-head and unmasks him, but everyone thinks it is just Peter trying to be brave by impersonating Spidey. Once he has recovered, Spider-Man battles through the wild animals Ock has released from the zoo to take on old six-arms himself.
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Peter Parker and Ol' Webhead (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

[Amazing Spider-Man #13] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mysterio [Quentin Beck]
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The Menace of...Mysterio! (Table of Contents: 38)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mysterio [Quentin Beck] (Intro); J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Aunt May Parker
Synopsis
Mysterio first frames Spider-Man for a crime wave, then challenges him to a battle on top of the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Spidey (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

[Amazing Spider-Man #14] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
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The Grotesque Adventure of the Green Goblin (Table of Contents: 41)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Goblin [Norman Osborn] (Intro); Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Enforcers [Montana [Jackson Brice]; Ox [Raymond Bloch]; Fancy Dan [Daniel Brito]]; B.J. Cosmos (Movie Producer); Liz Allan; Flash Thompson; Betty Brant; J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Synopsis
The Green Goblin hires the Enforcers to help him defeat Spider-Man. To further his plan he convinces B.J. Cosmos to film a movie of Spider-Man fighting Goblin and the Enforcers in the desert. While filming, Goblin and the Enforcers attack Spider-Man and accidentally awaken the Hulk.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #15] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kraven [Sergei Kravinoff]; Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov]
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Kraven the Hunter! (Table of Contents: 43)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kraven [Sergei Kravinoff] (Intro; Origin); Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Liz Allan; Flash Thompson; Rocky; Nails; Pee-Wee; Aunt May Parker; Mrs. Watson (Aunt May's neighbor; Intro)
Synopsis
The Cameleon hires his old friend Kraven the Hunter to hunt down Spider-Man.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #16] (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]
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Duel with Daredevil (Table of Contents: 45)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Circus of Crime [Ringmaster [Maynard Tiboldt]; The Great Gambino]; Aunt May Parker; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant
Synopsis
When the Circus of Crime comes to town, they advertise that Spider-Man will be appearing in an attempt to fill the big top before they rob it. Spider-Man sees the advertisements and decides he will show up. He is hypnotized along with the rest of the audience, but unfortunately for the Circus of Crime, the Daredevil is in attendance and immune to the Ringmaster's hat.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #17] (Table of Contents: 46)

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

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?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; J. Jonah Jameson
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The Return of the Green Goblin! (Table of Contents: 47)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Liz Allan; Flash Thompson; Aunt May Parker; Mr. Brant (see notes); Dorrie (Johnny Storm's girlfriend)
Synopsis
Spider-Man attends a fan club meeting organized by Flash Thompson, but the Green Goblin crashes the meeting. Fortunately the Human Torch is in attendance to help Spider-Man. During the battle Spider-Man finds out that Aunt May is in the hospital and he leaves, causing everyone to believe that he is a coward.
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Indexer Notes

The "Mr. Brant" in this issue is Liz Allan's father and owner of a nightclub, not Betty Brant's father. I assume that it was meant to be Mr. Allan. [Mike Nielsen]

[Amazing Spider-Man #18] (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sandman [Flint Marko]
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The End of Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 49)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn] (Cameo); J. Jonah Jameson; Dr. Octopus [Otto Octavius] (Cameo); Kraven [Sergei Kravinoff] (Cameo); Vulture [Adrian Toomes] (Cameo); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Giant Man [Hank Pym]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp [Janet van Dyne]] (Cameo); Daredevil [Matt Murdock] (Cameo); Aunt May Parker; Anna Watkins (May Parker's neighbor); Liz Allan; Flash Thompson; Betty Brant; Rocky Roberts (Car Thief); Irv (Cop)
Synopsis
With the entire city thinking he is a coward, Spider-Man runs from Sandman. Peter's life is in shambles, and he contemplates giving up being Spider-Man to concentrate on his personal life.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #19] (Table of Contents: 50)

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

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?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Enforcers [Fancy Dan [Daniel Brito]; Ox [Raymond Bloch]; Montana [Jackson Brice]]
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Spidey Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 51)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
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Steve Ditko
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Steve Ditko
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Enforcers [Fancy Dan [Daniel Brito]; Ox [Raymond Bloch]; Montana [Jackson Brice]]; J. Jonah Jameson; Mr. Wormly; Rock Gimpy; Aunt May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds (Intro); Louie (Stool Pigeon); Scorpion [Mac Gargan] (unnamed; out of costume)
Synopsis
Sandman and the Enforcers capture the Human Torch. When Spider-Man questions a stool pigeon and learns of this he comes to the aid of the Human Torch.
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[Amazing Spider-Man #20] (Table of Contents: 52)

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?
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Steve Ditko
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Steve Ditko
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?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Scorpion [Mac Gargan]
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The Coming of the Scorpion! (Table of Contents: 53)

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

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Stan Lee
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Steve Ditko
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Steve Ditko
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Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Scorpion [Mac Gargan] (Intro see notes; Origin); Liz Allan; Flash Thompson; Aunt May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Dr. Farley Stillwell (Death)
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.
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Indexer Notes

Mac Gargan appeared in the previous issue in three panels, un-named.

[Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1] (Table of Contents: 54)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sinister Six [Sandman [Flint Marko]; Kraven [Sergei Kravinoff]; Dr. Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Mysterio [Quentin Beck]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes]; Electro [Max Dillon]]
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The Sinister Six! (Table of Contents: 55)

Spider-Man / comic story / 41 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Sinister Six [Sandman [Flint Marko]; Kraven [Sergei Kravinoff]; Dr. Octopus [Otto Octavius]; Mysterio [Quentin Beck]; Vulture [Adrian Toomes]; Electro [Max Dillon]]; Betty Brant; Aunt May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Thor (Cameo); Flash Thompson; Dr. Strange [Stephen Strange]; Ben Parker (Flashback; Cameo); The Burglar (Flashback; Cameo); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Liz Allan; Giant-Man [Hank Pym] (Cameo); Wasp [Janet van Dyne] (Cameo); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (Cameo); X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]] (Cameo); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (Cameo)
Synopsis
Dr. Octopus organizes the Sinister Six, composed of other Spider-Man Villains. They capture Betty Brant and Aunt May and force Spider-Man to rescue them.
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The Secrets of Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 56)

Spider-Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thor (Cameo); Hulk [Bruce Banner] (Cameo); Thing [Ben Grimm] (Cameo)
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Indexer Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

How Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Create Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 57)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Stan Lee; Steve Ditko
Synopsis
Stan keeps bothering Steve Ditko while he tries to draw a Spider-man strip.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Amazing Fantasy #15]
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Spider-Man!
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. The Secret of Spider-Man's Mask
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. [The Amazing Spider-Man #1]
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. Spider-Man vs. the Chameleon
    Spider-Man
  9. 8. The Secrets of Spider-Man's Web
    Spider-Man
  10. 9. [The Amazing Spider-Man #2]
    Spider-Man
  11. 10. Duel to the Death with the Vulture!
    Spider-Man
  12. 11. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!
    Spider-Man
  13. 12. The Secrets of Spider-Man's Web
    Spider-Man
  14. 13. [Amazing Spider-Man #3]
    Spider-Man
  15. 14. Doctor Octopus
    Spider-Man
  16. 15. [Amazing Spider-Man #4]
    Spider-Man
  17. 16. Nothing Can Stop...the Sandman!
    Spider-Man
  18. 17. [Amazing Spider-Man #5]
    Spider-Man
  19. 18. Marked For Destruction by Doctor Doom!
    Spider-Man
  20. 19. [Amazing Spider-Man #6]
    Spider-Man
  21. 20. Face-to-Face With...the Lizard!
    Spider-Man
  22. 21. [Amazing Spider-Man #7]
    Spider-Man
  23. 22. The Return of the Vulture
    Spider-Man
  24. 23. [Amazing Spider-Man #8]
    Spider-Man
  25. 24. The Terrible Threat of the Living Brain!
    Spider-Man
  26. 25. Spider-Man Tackles The Torch!
    Spider-Man
  27. 26. [Amazing Spider-Man #9]
    Spider-Man
  28. 27. The Man Called Electro!
    Spider-Man
  29. 28. Start Here for Spidey's Living Action Demonstration
    Spider-Man
  30. 29. [Amazing Spider-Man #10]
    Spider-Man
  31. 30. The Enforcers!
    Spider-Man
  32. 31. [Amazing Spider-Man #11]
    Spider-Man
  33. 32. Turning Point
    Spider-Man
  34. 33. Special Surprise Bonus Spider-Man Pin-Up Page!
    Spider-Man
  35. 34. [Amazing Spider-Man #12]
    Spider-Man
  36. 35. Unmasked by Dr. Octopus!
    Spider-Man
  37. 36. Peter Parker and Ol' Webhead
    Spider-Man
  38. 37. [Amazing Spider-Man #13]
    Spider-Man
  39. 38. The Menace of...Mysterio!
    Spider-Man
  40. 39. Spidey
    Spider-Man
  41. 40. [Amazing Spider-Man #14]
    Spider-Man
  42. 41. The Grotesque Adventure of the Green Goblin
    Spider-Man
  43. 42. [Amazing Spider-Man #15]
    Spider-Man
  44. 43. Kraven the Hunter!
    Spider-Man
  45. 44. [Amazing Spider-Man #16]
    Spider-Man
  46. 45. Duel with Daredevil
    Spider-Man
  47. 46. [Amazing Spider-Man #17]
    Spider-Man
  48. 47. The Return of the Green Goblin!
    Spider-Man
  49. 48. [Amazing Spider-Man #18]
    Spider-Man
  50. 49. The End of Spider-Man!
    Spider-Man
  51. 50. [Amazing Spider-Man #19]
    Spider-Man
  52. 51. Spidey Strikes Back!
    Spider-Man
  53. 52. [Amazing Spider-Man #20]
    Spider-Man
  54. 53. The Coming of the Scorpion!
    Spider-Man
  55. 54. [Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1]
    Spider-Man
  56. 55. The Sinister Six!
    Spider-Man
  57. 56. The Secrets of Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  58. 57. How Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Create Spider-Man!
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
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