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Marvel Team-Up (1972 1st Series) comic books with issue numbers 41-44

  • Issue #41
    Marvel Team-Up (1972 1st Series) 41

    "A Witch in Time!" Part 1 of 4. Guest-starring Spider-Man and the Scarlet Witch. Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Sal Buscema. Inks by Mike Esposito and Dave Hunt. Cover by Gil Kane and Dan Adkins. The Scarlet Witch is going back in time! To the one place any witch would never want to go...1692 Salem, Massachusetts! What has possessed Wanda to travel to an abandoned castle in Latveria and rendezvous with Doctor Doom's time machine and a deranged 17th century preacher? The Scarlet Witch knows she's in trouble against Cotton Mather and sends a desperate plea for help back to New York. Who will answer her plea? The Amazing Spider-Man! Can the web-slinger save Wanda from a horrible fate...or will the Salem Witch Trials claim another victim? Cameo appearance by the Vision. (Note: The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series B #14 Spider-Man.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #42
    Marvel Team-Up (1972 1st Series) 42

    "Visions of Hate!" Part 2 of 4. Guest-starring Spider-Man, the Vision, and the Scarlet Witch. Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns), Mike Esposito (finishes), and Dave Hunt (finishes). Cover by Ed Hannigan and Mike Esposito. In dramatic fashion the Vision has arrived in 17th century Salem to rescue his wife and the web-slinger! Surely Spider-Man and two avengers can beat Cotton Mather and the townspeople...right? But there are paranormal forces at work that guide Mather to victory and send Wanda, the wall-crawler, and the synthezoid avenger to the Salem jail! Once there, the trio meets John Proctor, a local resident who has been accused of being a witch. After escaping from the prison, Spider-Man and the Vision search for Doctor Doom's time machine in the forest close by. They don't find the time machine...but they do find Cotton Mather, the Dark Rider, and the Latverian monarch himself! Cameo appearance by Doctor Doom. (Note: This issue includes a 3-page re-telling of the historical events surrounding the infamous Salem Witch Trials. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series B #34 Fantastic Four.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #43
    Marvel Team-Up (1972 1st Series) 43

    "A Past Gone Mad!" Part 3 of 4. Guest-starring Spider-Man, Doctor Doom, the Vision, and the Scarlet Witch. Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns), Mike Esposito (finishes), and Dave Hunt (finishes). Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. If the Dark Rider can beat Doctor Doom, the Vision, and the Scarlet Witch, does Spider-man have a chance? Flashback cameo by Reed Richards. (Note: This issue includes a brief retelling of Doctor Doom's origin, as well as a full-page ad for Hostess Cup Cakes featuring Spider-Man vs. Man-Mountain Marko (and guest-starring Mary Jane Watson). The letters page contains a letter from comics publisher Dean Mullaney, and Marvel Value Stamp series B #46 Captain America.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #44
    Marvel Team-Up (1972 1st Series) 44

    "Death in the Year Before Yesterday!" Part 4 of 4. Guest-starring Spider-Man, Moondragon, Doctor Doom, the Vision, and the Scarlet Witch. Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns), Mike Esposito (finishes), and Dave Hunt (finishes). Cover by Gil Kane and Dan Adkins. It's the Dark Rider's last stand against Doctor Doom, the Vision, the Scarlet Witch, Moondragon and the web-slinger in 17th century Salem! And will the wall-crawler be able to save John Proctor from the gallows? It's a bittersweet ending for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Cameo appearance by Iron Man. (Note: The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series B #68 Silver Surfer. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.