Marvel Tales #133 [Direct Edition]
(November 1981)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Editing:
Tom DeFalco
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

The Mind-Boggling Mirage (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mirage; J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds; Mary Jane Watson; Robbie Robertson; Harry Osborn
Reprints:

On A Clear Day, You Can See...The Mirage! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito; Dave Hunt (backgrounds)
Colors:
Andy Yanchus ?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [PeterParker]; J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Betty Brant; Ned Leeds; Mary Jane Watson; Robbie Robertson; Harry Osborn; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen; Randy Robertson; Mrs. Muggins; Mirage (villain); Doctor Octopus (cameo)
Synopsis:
Peter and his friends are attending the wedding of Betty and Ned when the party is crashed by the villanous Mirage who plans on robbing the guests.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

At the end of the story, the editor states that Spidey's spider sense is used improperly through the entire story and solicits the readers to tell him how and why.

Trial By Iron (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Britain / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Fred Kida
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Britain [Brian Braddock]; Dark Reaver (villain); Merlin (cameo); Lady of the Skies (cameo)
Synopsis:
Brian uses his new Captain Britain powers to defeat the Dark Reaver and vows to become a true hero.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a partial reprint with a new title from Captain Britain # 2, 1976.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mind-Boggling Mirage
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. On A Clear Day, You Can See...The Mirage!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Trial By Iron
    Captain Britain
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