Marvel Tales #253 [Direct]
(September 1991)

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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD; 1.80 CAD; 0.80 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Jim Salicrup (editor); Dan Cuddy (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

© 1991 Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc.
This issue has variants:

Vampire at Large! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Moebius (signed as Moebius)
Inks
Sylvain Despretz (signed as Sylvain)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Full inker name from Marvel.fandom.com.

Vampire at Large! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The title says it all:
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Gwen Stacy; May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie [Joe Robertson]; Lizard [Curt Connors]; Morbius [Michael Morbius] (origin); Emil Nikos (flashback, dies); Martine Bancroft (flashback); Syd; Leo
Synopsis
Spider-Man versus Morbius versus the Lizard and we learn the origin of Morbius. Plus, Doc Connors prepares a serum that cures Spidey of his six-arm problem.
Reprints

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox [September 1991] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[Cover - The Amazing Spider-Man #100]; The Spider or the Man? (Table of Contents: 3)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

[Cover - The Amazing Spider-Man #101]; A Monster Called... Morbius! (Table of Contents: 4)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

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

[Cover - The Amazing Spider-Man #102]; Vampire at Large! (Table of Contents: 5)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lizard [Curt Connors]; Morbius [Michael Morbius]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Vampire at Large!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Vampire at Large!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox [September 1991]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [Cover - The Amazing Spider-Man #100]; The Spider or the Man?
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. [Cover - The Amazing Spider-Man #101]; A Monster Called... Morbius!
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. [Cover - The Amazing Spider-Man #102]; Vampire at Large!
    Spider-Man
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