Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual Canadian Edition/Price Variant comic books 1956-1969
Auction opens January 7
- INCOMPLETE. Eight pin-up pages missing. Interrupts art and story. 7.5" spine split from base of comic.
- 7 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
- This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.95) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
- Front cover detached from squarebound.
Canadian Edition (blank interior covers). Cover art by Steve Ditko. First appearance of the Sinister Six (Doctor Octopus, Electro, Kraven the Hunter, Mysterio, Sandman, and the Vulture) in a new 41-page story, "The Sinister Six!" Script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Dr. Octopus organizes the Sinister Six, composed of other Spider-Man Villains; They capture Betty Brant and Aunt May and force Spider-Man to rescue them. Cameos by the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Iron Man, Giant Man, and the Wasp. Lots of back-up features (all art by Ditko): 14 pages of pin-ups (Spider-Man's most famous foes); 9-page "The Secrets of Spider-Man"; 3-page "How Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Create Spider-Man!"; and other miscellaneous pin-ups. Giant 76-page issue! Most of this issue reprinted in Marvel Tales # 150. 76 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.
Canadian Edition (blank interior covers). Doctor Strange guest stars in an all-new 20-page story, "The Wondrous World of Doctor Strange!" Script by Stan Lee, art and cover by Steve Ditko. Ditko also provides 5 pages of new pin-ups (Spider-Man's famous foes). Finally, there are three reprints from Amazing Spider-Man 1 ("Spider-Man"), 2 ("The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!"), and 5 ("Marked for Destruction by Dr. Doom!"). Giant 72-page special! Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 167. Cover price $0.25.