Marvel Tales #198 [Direct]
(April 1987)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.40 GBP; 0.95 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
Jim Salicrup
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.


Showdown with the Steel Serpent! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
M. D. Bright ?
Inks
M. D. Bright ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Steel Serpent

If Death be my Destiny! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
?
Letters
Bruce Patterson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Daughters of the Dragon [Misty Knight; Colleen Wing]; Iron Fist [Danny Rand]; Alice; Lei Kung the Thunderer; Yu-Ti [Tuan] (flashback); Wendell Rand (flashback); Shou-Lao (flashback); Steel Serpent [Davos] (origin, villain)
Synopsis
Spider-Man teams up with the Daughters of the Dragon to stop Steel Serpent.
Reprints

Clobberin' Time (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Sholly Fisch
Pencils
James Fry
Inks
Mark McKenna
Colors
John Wellington
Letters
Phil Felix
Editing
Howard Mackie

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

Indexer Notes

New story. Special thanks given to Adam Blaustein in the credits.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Showdown with the Steel Serpent!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. If Death be my Destiny!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Clobberin' Time
    Spider-Man
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