Marvel Tales #157 [Direct]
(November 1983)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Danny Fingeroth (reprint editor)
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Indicia reads: Marvel Tales Starring Spider-Man


Spidey Strikes Back! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

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]]
Reprints

Spidey Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
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 (introduction); 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.
Reprints

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

Marvel Mails / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Danny Fingeroth
Pencils
John Romita (illustration)
Inks
John Romita (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spidey Strikes Back!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Spidey Strikes Back!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Mails
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