Spider-Man #1 [Direct Edition]
(August 1990)

Marvel, 1990 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 1.00 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1990-06-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Dan Cuddy (Assistant Editor); Jim Salicrup (Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)

Issue Notes

7 cover variations exist: Black Background; Black Background Bagged; Yellow Background; Yellow Background Bagged; Gold 2nd Print; Gold 2nd Print with UPC Symbol (Rare); Platinum Edition.
This issue has variants:

Torment Part One of Five (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Inks
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man
Reprints

Torment Part 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Todd McFarlane
Pencils
Todd McFarlane
Inks
Todd McFarlane
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Spider-Man; GUEST: Mary Jane Parker; VILLAIN: Lizard
Synopsis
Lizard goes on a rampage and Spidey investigates.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Todd strikes out on his own and uses the word "Advantageous" abominably--TWICE!

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

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

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

The Spider's ? / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Todd McFarlane; Jim Shooter
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial by McFarlane (with inserted comments by Shooter); no letters.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Torment Part One of Five
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Torment Part 1
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's ?
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