Marvel Tales #204 [Direct Edition]
(October 1987)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
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

Dark Swamp, Deep Fear! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Novak ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Man-Thing
Reprints:

The Measure of a Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Bruce Patterson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Man-Thing; Mary Jane Watson; Amos Jardine; Nina (a pilot); Dakimh The Enchanter; Jennifer Kale; D'Spayre (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis:
Peter and MJ discover Man-Thing being exhibited in a circus. Spidey returns it to the Florida swamp where it rejuvenates and sets out with purpose toward a house where d'Spayre holds an old sorcerer and his cute apprentice. They defeat d'Spayre. Spidey and Manny end the adventure sitting together in the swamp.
Reprints:

Unlucky Bucks or the Illegal Eagle Part 4 (Table of Contents: 2)

Peter Porker, The Spectacular Spider-Ham / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Mellor
Pencils:
Joe Albelo
Inks:
Pierre Fournier
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Ham [Peter Porker]
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dark Swamp, Deep Fear!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Measure of a Man!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Unlucky Bucks or the Illegal Eagle Part 4
    Peter Porker, The Spectacular Spider-Ham
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