(March 1992)

Marvel, 1992 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.95 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Facsimile Edition
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Spider Man (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (1962)

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; the Burglar
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Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (1962)

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 abilites of a spider. When he fails to stop a burglar who runs past him, his uncle is killed as a result. He therefore swears never to shirk his responsibility again.
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Indexer Notes

This story is divided into two untitled parts (6 pp, 5 pp). This is the first Spider-Man story published, the Burglar has never been definitively named.
Winner of the 1962 "Best Short Story" Alley Award.

The Bell-Ringer! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (1962)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Old Pedros
Synopsis
On a small Mediterranean island of fisherfolk, Old Pedros is the town bell-ringer. One day the volcano atop the island begins to erupt. The villagers evacuate and put out to sea. Old Pedros, though, stays at the church. "The bells must be rung," he tells himself. "Someone will hear. For centuries someone has always heard!" Molten rock streams toward the church. Before it reaches Old Pedros, a ray of sunlight surrounds him. The superstitious villagers swear they saw him ride that ray into the sky. Did their eyes play tricks on them, or did Someone hear the bells?
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Man in the Mummy Case! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (1962)

Characters
Rocco Rank
Synopsis
A fugitive accepts a mummy's help to escape the police, only to find himself an ancient Egyptian slave.
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Important Announcement from the Editor! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

There Are Martians among Us! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (1962)

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The discovery of a crashed flying saucer frightens a small town, especially when the townspeople realize that the Martians are among them. A month goes by with the aliens still at large. A man leaves for the city and tells his wife to stay in the house where she is safe. Later that day, though, she has to go to the store for coffee. On her way home she is captured! When her husband gets home and finds her missing, he makes a desperate phone call ... to another Martian, who like him must have four arms.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spider Man
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Spider-Man!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. The Bell-Ringer!
  4. 3. Man in the Mummy Case!
  5. 4. Important Announcement from the Editor!
    Fan Page
  6. 5. There Are Martians among Us!
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