Marvel Tales #239 [Direct]
(July 1990)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Marv Wolfman (original editor); Dan Cuddy (assistant editor); Jim Salicrup (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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Night of the Griffin (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man; Beast / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Sal Buscema; Dave Hunt (backrounds)
Inks
Mike Esposito; Dave Hunt (backrounds)
Colors
Janice Cohen
Letters
Karen Mantlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's midnight over Man-
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Beast; Griffin (cameo); Angel [Warren Worthington III] (cameo flashback)
Reprints

A Bat Day's Knight (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Alan Kupperberg
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Alan Kupperberg
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Spider-Ham [Peter Porker]; Bat-Mouse; Duck Hope; Duckster (cameo)
Synopsis
Spider-Ham and Bats team-up to capture the Jokster who has made off with Duck Hope's jokes.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Beast
  2. 1. Night of the Griffin
    Spider-Man; Beast
  3. 2. A Bat Day's Knight
    Spider-Ham
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer
  • Bob Klein
  • Gene Reed
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • John Henning
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Terry Watkins
  • Jack Patton
  • Matthias Hofmann
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Max Capp
  • Donald Dale Milne