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Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant comic books

  • Issue #71
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 71

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "With This Gun I Thee Kill!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Rick Leonardi. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by John Romita, Jr. and Frank Giacoia. The web-slinger stops two burglars from robbing a grocery store, but just as the wall-crawler is webbing up the thieves, the store owner emerges and fatally shoots one of the robbers. Later that night in the offices of the Daily Bugle; Joe Robertson, Lance Bannon, and Peter Parker have a long conversation about the positives and negatives of gun control. When a tip comes in that a shipment of Saturday night specials is inbound for Brooklyn, the Spectacular Spider-Man swings into action! (Note: Bill Mantlo's script concerning the controversial subject of gun control sparked a strong response from readers as shown in the two pages of fan mail in issue 77.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #72
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 72

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. Doctor Octopus cameo in "Waiting For Doctor Octopus!" Script by Bill Mantlo, pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Al Milgrom and Rick Magyar. This issue features Ollie, the kid who idolizes Doc Ock. There are also lots of little treats (many probably placed by Hannigan): Moon Knight cameo; Frank Miller cameo (not art; he appears as himself in one panel of the story, drawing on a rooftop); another panel shows a graveyard with tombstones for Elektra, Gwen Stacy, and Denny Colt (the Spirit)! There are others, but we'll let you find them for yourself. Cool painted cover by Hannigan. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #73
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 73

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Peter Parker, You Are The Spectacular Spider-Man!" Part 1 of 4. Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. Peter Parker is covering Boomerang's indictment hearing for the Daily Bugle, when suddenly chaos erupts in the courtroom! Quickly the web-slinger busts in and makes short work of Boomerang, but during the tussle Spider-Man notices three suspicious characters standing around. Later that night, the wall-crawler follows the mysterious men to the American Museum of Natural History...and what's going on inside? How about the Owl (last seen in Marvel Team-Up 98) and Doctor Octopus plotting to take over New York City's mobs! Meanwhile, Debra Whitman's psychiatrist asks for Peter's help in curing Debra's mental condition. He would like Peter to dress up as...Spider-Man! 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #77
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 77

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Relapse Times Two!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. A group of robbers makes Melvin Potter don his old Gladiator costume to protect them from the police. The reluctant Gladiator can handle the cops, but how will Daredevil's long-time foe fare against Spider-Man? Meanwhile, Dr. Octopus attacks Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in an attempt to kill the Black Cat, but the web-slinger fights him off. However, Spidey knows another showdown with Doc Ock is coming soon! 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #79
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 79

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Spider-Man vs. Doctor Octopus -- The Final Battle!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. It's a cover-to-cover slugfest between the Spectacular Spider-Man and his long-time foe, Doctor Octopus! The savage battle begins outside the hospital, but quickly moves inside. While the fight is raging, Captain Jean DeWolff leads the fleeing ambulance convoy carrying Felicia down the west side highway. But the mad villain with the four mechanical arms breaks contact with the web-slinger and follows the convoy! Under one of the highway bridges, the Amazing Spider-Man will make his final stand! Cameo appearances by the Punisher and Boomerang. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #80
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 80

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "I Cover The Waterfront!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Kevin Dzuban. Cover by John Romita, Jr. and John Beatty. To prove to Marla Madison that he's still a great reporter, J. Jonah Jameson takes over the Daily Bugle's stalled waterfront corruption investigation! Can Jonah recapture the magic from days gone by and break open the waterfront scandal? First, he'll need some information from the Kingpin; and second, a little help from your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #81
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 81

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Stalkers in the Shadows!" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring Cloak and Dagger. Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Al Milgrom (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. With help from Boomerang, the Punisher busts out of the slammer! Now as a free man, the vengeful vigilante eyes a big target...the Kingpin! However, before the Punisher tackles the kingpin of crime, he shoots up some of the local riff-raff. And that draws the attention of Cloak and Dagger and the Spectacular Spider-Man! All signs point towards a huge showdown next issue! (Note: The letters page includes a letter from comics artist Dave Gibbons.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #82
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 82

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Crime & Punishment!" Part 2 of 3. Guest-starring Cloak and Dagger. Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Jim Mooney (inks). Cover by Al Milgrom. The Kingpin's office tower is the center of all the action! First, the web-slinger arrives in the Kingpin's office, then Cloak and Dagger, and finally the Punisher! Three of the four want to kill the Kingpin, and the fourth one can't believe he's fighting to save him! The web-slinger tries to hold off Cloak and Dagger, while the Kingpin tackles the Punisher one-on-one! Cameo appearances by the Black Cat and Vanessa Fisk. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #84
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 84

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Kidnapped!" Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils and Inks by Dave Simon. A city councilman running for mayor decides that his image would improve if voters were to see him walking through Central Park with his baby son. However, the councilman's clever plan backfires when his baby disappears! Can the web-slinger find the missing infant? Also in this issue, the Black Cat checks out of the hospital. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #85
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 85

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "The Hatred of the Hobgoblin!" Plot by Roger Stern. Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Al Milgrom (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom. The Hobgoblin experiments with Norman Osborn's old chemical formula to gain the physical power of the Green Goblin. If the sinister villain is successful, that will spell big trouble for the web-slinger! Meanwhile, Peter Parker joins his friends (Harry, Liz, Betty, Flash, Sha Shan, and Mary Jane) for lunch at the Tavern-on-the-Green, where Harry and Liz have a big announcement for everyone! Later that evening, the wall-crawler and the Black Cat are swinging across the Manhattan rooftops, when suddenly the duo is ambushed by the Hobgoblin! Can the two heroes get out of each other's way long enough to defeat the goblin? (Note: The Hobgoblin appears next in Amazing Spider-Man 249. Mary Jane Watson's appearance is her first in the Spectacular Spider-Man title since issue 38.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #90
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 90
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Where, Oh Where Has My Spider-Man Gone?" Script and Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. The Spectacular Spider-Man is missing! Where is he? The Black Cat is looking everywhere! She checks with everyone including Mrs. Muggins, Captain DeWolff, J. Jonah Jameson, Aunt May, and the Avengers! When the web-slinger finally reappears on the final page, he's wearing his new black costume! Cameo appearances by the Vision and the Scarlet Witch. (Notes: Spider-Man's new costume debuted this month in Amazing Spider-Man 252, Marvel Team-Up 141, and this issue. The letters page includes a statement of ownership: average print run 351,448; average paid circulation 172,290.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #91
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 91

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "If It Wasn't For Bad Luck" Script and Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. After the apparent death of his long-time friend, Unus the Untouchable; an enraged Blob goes on a rampage through the city! The web-slinger and the Black Cat intercept the fat mutant near Times Square, and the furious battle begins! Will Felicia's new bad luck powers lead the way to victory? Meanwhile, Peter Parker is adjusting to his new black costume (aka alien symbiote), and also avoiding a lot of questions from people that Felicia visited last issue. First appearance (cameo) of the Answer. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #93
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 93

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "A Hot Time in the Old Morgue Tonight!" Script and Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. Spider-Man in black costume. The Kingpin calls in his first favor from Felicia after granting her bad luck powers four issues ago. The Black Cat participates in a fake bomb plot in order to keep the wall-crawler occupied, so the Answer can steal a body from the morgue! Why does the Kingpin want a corpse? Meanwhile, Peter Parker's doubts concerning his relationship with the Black Cat continue to grow. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #94
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 94

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down at the Morgue after They've Seen NYC?" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring Cloak and Dagger. Script and Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. Spider-Man wears his black costume. The Kingpin and the Answer have resurrected the bionic Silvermane! And now the powerful cyborg is loose on the streets of Manhattan! Can the Spectacular Spider-Man beat Silvermane again? 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #95
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 95

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "The Dagger at the End of the Tunnel!" Part 2 of 3. Guest-starring Cloak and Dagger. Spider-Man wears his black costume. Script and Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. After pulverizing the web-slinger last issue, Silvermane goes after his next target...Dagger! With Spider-Man temporarily out of action, the Black Cat tries to cut off the rampaging cyborg and warn Dagger of the impending danger! All the heroes and villains including the Answer, the Rose, and Silvermane converge on the west side docks for a major showdown! They all want Dagger! Who's going to get her? And if the wall-crawler didn't have enough problems already, the alien symbiote (aka black costume) is taking Peter Parker on web-slinging excursions during the night, even though he is sound asleep. Cameo appearance by the Kingpin. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #96
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 96

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "The Final Answer!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring Cloak and Dagger. Script and Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Al Milgrom. After the events of Amazing Spider-Man 258, the Spectacular Spider-Man returns to his red and blue costume! Now the web-slinger is ready to payback Silvermane and also rescue Dagger from the clutches of the Kingpin! The action is fast and furious at the crime lord's office tower! It's the Answer and the Kingpin vs. Silvermane vs. Cloak and Dagger vs. the Black Cat and your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Who will live...and who will die? Meanwhile on a surprisingly snowy August afternoon in New York, Mary Jane contemplates the new direction of her friendship with Peter. Cameo appearances by Vanessa Fisk and the alien symbiote. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #100
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 100

    Canadian edition with $1.25 cover price. "Breakin'!" Double-sized issue. Script and Pencils by Al Milgrom. Inks by Vince Colletta and Geof Isherwood. Cover by Al Milgrom. The wall-crawler returns to the Kingpin's skyscraper, but again runs into the pesky Spot! While Spider-Man fights the Spot, the Black Cat confronts the Kingpin and learns the tragic secret of her bad luck powers. A dejected Felicia elects not to attack the massive crime boss, but a few minutes later...the Spectacular Spider-Man does! It's a great slugfest between the Kingpin and the web-slinger! Meanwhile, as the battle is raging at the Kingpin's tower, the alien symbiote slips into Peter Parker's closet...and waits! (Note: The alien symbiote plot line continues in Web of Spider-Man 1.) 48 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #102
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 102

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "A Life for a Life!" Script by Cary Burkett. Pencils by Larry Lieber. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by John Byrne. It's a race against time as Spider-Man tries to locate the twin brother of a young woman who desperately needs a kidney transplant after being hit by a drunk driver. The web-slinger successfully locates the brother's apartment, but doesn't realize that Killer Shrike lives in the same building! Can the wall-crawler defeat Killer Shrike and then get the kidney donor to the hospital in time? 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #103
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 103

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Compulsion!" Script by Peter David. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by Armando Gil. Cover by Rich Buckler. Three bored Empire State University students create an imaginary villain called "Blaze" to harass Spider-Man. However, the prank goes too far; and the Human Torch and Captain Jean DeWolff have to get involved to teach the students a lesson. (Notes: This issue begins Peter David's writing on the Spectacular Spider-Man title. The story is loosely based on the infamous Leopold & Loeb murder case from the 1920's.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #104
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 104

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "The Last Race" Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Vince Giarrano. Inks by Pat Redding. Cover by Tom Morgan and Brett Breeding. The Rocket Racer (last seen in Amazing Spider-Man 183) is down on his luck and robs a bank in order to pay off his debt to a crooked bail bondsman. However, the bondsman wants full payment now and sends the Bounty Hunter to capture the Rocket Racer! And of course the Spectacular-Spider-Man is caught in the middle! Origin of the Rocket Racer (aka Robert Farrell). (Note: This issue contains a full-page ad for "Fred Hembeck Destroys The Marvel Universe." Art by Fred Hembeck.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #105
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 105

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "United We Fall" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring the Wasp and Paladin. Script by Peter David. Pencils by Luke McDonnell. Inks by Brett Breeding. Cover by Tom Morgan and Brett Breeding. After a local union leader is killed, the web-slinger and the Wasp team up to investigate a shady company called Consolidated Importers. Their mutual acquaintance, Paladin, happens to be working for Consolidated Importers. Is that going to bring the mercenary into conflict with the wall-crawler and the winged avenger? Yes, it is. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #108
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 108

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "Sin of Pride" Part 2 of 4. Guest-starring Daredevil. Script by Peter David. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by Kyle Baker, Brett Breeding, Pat Redding, and Joe Rubinstein. Cover by Rich Buckler. The Sin-Eater has struck again! This time fatally shooting a judge inside his chambers, while Matt Murdock helplessly looked on. Spider-Man catches up with the Sin-Eater outside the courthouse and a fierce battle ensues! But the Sin-Eater proves to be a difficult foe and escapes. Can anyone stop his rampage? Cameo appearance by Charles Bronson. 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #110
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 110

    Canadian edition with $.75 cover price. "All My Sins Remembered" Part 4 of 4. Guest-starring Daredevil. Script by Peter David. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by (unnamed) many hands. Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Rubinstein. It's the dramatic conclusion to the Sin-Eater saga! The web-slinger and the Man Without Fear finally catch up to the Sin-Eater at the Jameson residence, and a tremendous battle follows between...Daredevil and Spider-Man?!? Will Peter Parker and Matt Murdock ever see eye-to-eye on justice for the Sin-Eater? Last 65ยข issue. (Notes: This four-part story was reprinted in 1990 in a trade paperback titled "The Death of Jean DeWolff." Stan Carter (aka the Sin-Eater) returns in Spectacular Spider-Man 128.) 32 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #113
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 113

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. "Mayhem!" Script by Peter David. Pencils and Inks by Bob McLeod. Cover by Rich Buckler. The three thugs that Mr. Popchik shot on the subway three issues ago decide that it's time for payback! And they're taking the battle to Queens, specifically Aunt May's house! Can the Amazing Spider-Man sneak into his boyhood home and rescue Aunt May and her friends? Meanwhile, the Black Cat is back in town, and she's robbing the rich to give to the poor. 32 pages Cover price $0.95.

  • Issue #114
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Canadian Price Variant 114

    Canadian edition with $.95 cover price. "The Key" Script by Len Kaminski. Pencils by Joe Brozowsky. Inks by Keith Williams and Del Barras. Cover by Keith Pollard. A small-time crook breaks into Peter Parker's apartment and steals his spare Spider-Man uniform and equipment! The two-bit thief dons the red-and-blue suit and commits robberies, but ends up being captured by the police. When a dishonest cop makes the phony Spider-Man fight a street gang, the real web-slinger (in his black costume) must come to the rescue! 32 pages Cover price $0.95.