Spidey Super Stories #38 [Regular Edition]
(January 1979)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1978
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics [starburst]
Barcode
0714860293101
Editing
A. J. Hays; Deborah November

Issue Notes

Bill Mantlo, Deborah November, and Michael Siporin are credited as overall writers for this issue, and Win Mortimer, Don Perlin, and Mike Esposito are credited as overall artists; but there is no indication of who did which story.
This issue has variants:

Take a Ride with the Fantastic Four! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Easy Reader

Meet the Scorpion! (Table of Contents: 1)

Scorpion / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo ?; Deborah November ?; Michael Siporin ?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Mike Esposito
Letters
Ray Holloway

Job Number
C-824
Genre
superhero
Characters
Scorpion [MacDonald Gargan]
Synopsis
Scorpion defeats several people who laugh at his costume.

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

The Scorpion Scare (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo ?; Deborah November ?; Michael Siporin ?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Job Number
C-824
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Aunt May Parker; Scorpion [MacDonald Gargan]; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]
Synopsis
Scorpion captures Aunt May and uses her as bait to lure in Spider-Man.
Reprints
Keywords
Empire State Building; Hat and Scarf Shop; US Mail

Ask Aunt May! (Table of Contents: 3)

Spider-Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo ?; Deborah November ?; Michael Siporin ?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Aunt May Parker

The Last Dance (Table of Contents: 4)

Spider-Man; Ms. Marvel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo ?; Deborah November ?; Michael Siporin ?
Pencils
Don Perlin
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Ms. Marvel [Carol Danvers]; J. Jonah Jameson; Tip Toe Tulip; Fancy Dancer
Synopsis
Spider-Man and Ms. Marvel save Tip Toe Tulip from the Fancy Dancer.
Keywords
Daily Bugle

Don't Take the "A" Train (Table of Contents: 5)

Spider-Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo ?; Deborah November ?; Michael Siporin ?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Mr. Mayor; Mad Thinker
Synopsis
Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four defeat Mad Thinker after he hijacks a subway train.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Wit of the Web-Slinger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nancy Henderson
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Mike Esposito
Letters
Ray Holloway

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Easy Reader
Keywords
crocodile; leopard; monkey; penguin

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover.

Hang on to Spidey Super Stories! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Marvel Subscriptions / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Take a Ride with the Fantastic Four!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Meet the Scorpion!
    Scorpion
  3. 2. The Scorpion Scare
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Ask Aunt May!
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. The Last Dance
    Spider-Man; Ms. Marvel
  6. 5. Don't Take the "A" Train
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wit of the Web-Slinger
  8. 7. Hang on to Spidey Super Stories!
    Marvel Subscriptions
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