Marvel Tales #227 [Direct]
(September 1989)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Stan Lee (original); 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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

When Iceman Attacks (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita; Tony Mortellaro (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Art Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Iceman; Gwen Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Sam Bullit (villain)
Synopsis
Thinking Spidey is causing harm to Gwendy, Iceman intervenes and tries to defeat old Webhead. Later, once misunderstandings are resolved, the two team up to take down a crooked politician.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tony Mortellaro backgrounds inks credit from The Official Marvel Index to The Amazing Spider-Man #4.

The Shameful Secret of Spider-Ham! (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Ham / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Danny Fingeroth
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Jose Albelo
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Spider-Ham [Peter Porker]; Flash Tombenstain Bear (villain)
Synopsis
Spider-Ham fears the return of one of his old school bullies who has made a career out of defacing books.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Iceman
  2. 1. When Iceman Attacks
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. The Shameful Secret of Spider-Ham!
    Spider-Ham
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