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Giant Size Spider-Man (1974) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Giant Size Spider-Man (1974) 1
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    "Ship of Fiends!" Guest-starring Dracula. Script by Len Wein. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Don Heck. Cover by Gil Kane. Aunt May has been stricken by a deadly new strain of the flu for which there is not a vaccine available in the United States. However, a doctor is currently bringing the vaccine to America via ocean liner. Since Aunt May might not have enough time to wait for it, the wall-crawler borrows a skycraft from the Fantastic Four and heads out to sea to retrieve the vaccine. But other people want that vaccine too, namely the Maggia and Dracula! It's a great 3-way battle on-board the S.S. Wendell. Cameo appearances by Equinox and the Human Torch. One subplot from this issue continues in Marvel Team-Up 23. (Note: This story was reprinted in 1994 in Spider-Man vs. Dracula 1.) This issue contains a 2-page write-up from Roy Thomas describing the plans for the Giant-Size Spider-Man series. Back up story: "On the Trail of the Amazing Spider-Man!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Steve Ditko. The Human Torch searches for Spider-Man. Very early appearance of Spider-Man. Reprinted from Strange Tales Annual 2. (Notes: This issue does not contain any art by John Byrne as mentioned in the Overstreet price guide. The Official Index to the Amazing Spider-Man issue 6 confirms that. This issue includes a full-page ad for Giant-Size Spider-Man 2 guest-starring Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu.) 64 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #2
    Giant Size Spider-Man (1974) 2
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    "Masterstroke!" Guest-starring Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu. Script by Len Wein. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Al Milgrom. Cover by Gil Kane (pencils), John Romita, and Tony Mortellaro. It's the master plan of Fu Manchu! Make Spider-Man and Shang-Chi believe that each other is a criminal, and then set up a super showdown at the Con Ed Power Plant near the 59th street bridge! Even if the web-slinger and the Master of Kung Fu survive their epic battle with one another, the two heroes plus Black Jack Tarr must still stop Fu Manchu at the Empire State Building! A terrific action issue! Back up story: "To Become An Avenger!" Guest-starring the Avengers, Daredevil, and the Hulk. Script by Stan Lee. Layouts by John Romita. Pencils by Don Heck. Inks by Mickey Demeo (aka Mike Esposito). Spider-Man is offered membership into the Avengers, but he has to capture the Incredible Hulk first! Reprinted from Amazing Spiderman Annual 3. (Note: A full-size reprint of the cover of Annual 3 is included in the issue.) 64 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #3
    Giant Size Spider-Man (1974) 3
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    "The Yesterday Connection!" Guest-starring Doc Savage. Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. The legendary crime fighter from the 1930's, Doc Savage, teams up with the web-slinging super hero of the 1970's to battle a strange alien from a parallel dimension to Earth. The bronze hero from the Great Depression battles the treacherous Desinna in 1934, while the Spectacular Spider-Man fights her in 1974! How can the duo team up 40 years apart? Back up story: "Duel with Daredevil!" Script by Stan Lee. Art by Steve Ditko. The Ringmaster hypnotizes Spider-Man and directs him to fight Daredevil. Reprinted from Amazing Spiderman 16. (Note: Daredevil's original red and yellow costume is colored completely red in the reprinted version.) 64 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #4
    Giant Size Spider-Man (1974) 4
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    • 1" Spine split from bottom.
    • 2" Cumulative spine split.
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    3rd appearance of the Punisher in "To Sow the Seeds of Death's Day!" Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by Gil Kane and Mike Esposito. The Punisher has discovered that an evil mastermind is testing biological weapons on kidnapped Americans somewhere in South America. After recruiting the web-slinger to help him, the Punisher and Spider-Man break into the offices of the shadowy Deterrence Research Corporation in New York City. However during the attack, the wall-crawler is captured and transported to the death camp of Moses Magnum! Can the Punisher rescue the Amazing Spider-Man and the captive civilians before they meet a horrible fate? First appearance of Moses Magnum. (Note: The Punisher appears next in Marvel Preview Magazine 2.) Back up story: "The Wondrous World of Doctor Strange!" Script by Stan Lee. Art by Steve Ditko. Spider-Man and the Master of the Mystic Arts team up to battle Xandu! Reprinted from Doctor Strange 179. (Notes: The story originally appeared in Amazing Spiderman Annual 2, and was later reprinted in Doctor Strange 179. A reprint of the cover of Doctor Strange 179 is included in the issue.) 64 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #5
    Giant Size Spider-Man (1974) 5
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    "Beware the Path of the Monster!" Guest-starring the Man-Thing. Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Mike Esposito and Dave Hunt (backgrounds). Cover by Gil Kane. Peter Parker travels to Florida for a photo story on the mysterious Man-Thing. Before departing on his trip though, Peter calls his long-time friend and current sunshine state resident, Dr. Curt Connors, and asks for his assistance in locating the powerful swamp creature. Later on when the web-slinger arrives in Florida, he finds a creature of the swamp all right; but it's not the Man-Thing ? it's the Lizard! The three-way battle among the Lizard, Man-Thing, and the Amazing Spider-Man is awesome! Also in this issue, Peter consoles the confused clone of Gwen Stacy. (Note: This story takes place between Amazing Spider-Man issues 146 and 147.) Back up story: "Where Flies the Beetle!" Guest-starring the Human Torch. Script by Stan Lee. Art by Steve Ditko. The wall-crawler and the torch join forces to battle the Beetle! Reprinted from Amazing Spiderman 21. (Note: This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Twinkies featuring Captain Marvel vs. Nitro.) 64 pages Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #6
    Giant Size Spider-Man (1974) 6
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    Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Frank Giacoia and Mike Esposito. "The Web and the Flame," script by Stan Lee, pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo) and Tony Mortellaro; The action starts with a bang as the Amazing Spider-Man spies the Human Torch running amok through the heart of Manhattan!; What has gotten into Johnny Storm?; The web-slinger swoops into stop the torch and discovers that the fiery member of the FF is just filming a movie; The embarrassed wall-crawler quickly departs, but an observant super-villain nearby begins to formulate a devious plan!; One thing leads to another and both Spidey and the torch are invited to shoot a brand new movie in Hollywood; But the duo might want to check the identities of the director and producer first; After a mishap on the set, the temporary teammates at last find their adversaries and a giant mechanical gorilla! 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.