Amazing Fantasy (1962) comic books
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- Paper: Off white to white
- Label #1217537001
Origin and 1st Appearance of Spider-Man by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko (11pgs). 1st appearance of Aunt May and Uncle Ben. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Spider-Man!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider and gains the abilities of a spider; When he fails to stop a burglar who runs past him, his uncle is killed as a result; He therefore swears never to shirk his responsibility again. "The Bell-Ringer!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; On a small Mediterranean island of fisherfolk, Old Pedros is the town bell-ringer; One day the volcano atop the island begins to erupt; The villagers evacuate and put out to sea; Old Pedros, though, stays at the church; "The bells must be rung," he tells himself. "Man in the Mummy Case!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A fugitive accepts a mummy's help to escape the police, only to find himself an ancient Egyptian slave. Stan Lee's editorial explaining title change. "There Are Martians Among Us!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The discovery of a crashed flying saucer frightens a small town, especially when the townspeople realize that the Martians are among them; A month goes by with the aliens still at large. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.
What happened to Peter Parker in the days after the incredible events chronicled in Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15? Follow Peter Parker as he struggles with his new identity as a hero. Written by Kurt Busiek. Painted art and cover by Paul Lee. Marvel Select format. Cover price $3.95.
Continuing the fully-painted look at Spider-Man's first amazing adventures! Spidey swings into action against his first super-powered foe, a young mystery vandal who's a super-villain in the making! More of the good ol' days! Written by Kurt Busiek. Painted art by Paul Lee, Terese Nielsen, Alexi Taylor, Greg Loudon and Ken Meyer, Jr. Painted cover by Paul Lee. Marvel Select format. Cover price $3.95.
Concluding the fully-painted look at the secret origin of Spider-Man! The turning point that decided Spidey's career--he has the power, but will he accept the responsibility? The good old days leap to life! Written by Kurt Busiek. Painted art and cover by Paul Lee. Marvel Select format. Cover price $3.95.