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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1 036

September 15th, 2008 · No Comments · 1979, 2.0, Ben Sean, Bill Mantlo, Black Widow, Darkstar, Ghost Rider, Hercules, Iceman / Rampage (Bobby Drake), Iguana, Jim Mooney, Jim Novak, Lizard (Curt Connors), Mike Esposito / Mickey Demeo, Schizoid Man (Chip Martin), Spectacular Spider-Man (Vol. 1), Spider-Man, Spider-Man / Spider-Lizard (Peter Parker), Swarm (Fritz von Meyer)

Enter: Swarm! Writer: Bill Mantlo Artist: Jim Mooney Inker: Mike Esposito Letterer: Jim Novak Colorist: Ben Sean Originally published: November 1979 This issue starts with a huge waste of space and time, in which Spidey goes after some random bank robbers. It has nothing to do with the plot, and is simply filler. The rest […]

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Marvel Team-Up Vol. 1 Annual 002

August 4th, 2008 · No Comments · 1979, 4.0, Alan Kupperburg, Chris Claremont, Crimson Dynamo (Dimitri Bukharin), Darkstar, Hulk, Invisible Girl, Jack Abel, Joe Rosen, Marvel Team-Up (Vol. 1) Annual, Mr. Fantastic, Roger Slifer, Sal Buscema, Spider-Man, Spider-Man / Spider-Lizard (Peter Parker), Vanguard

Murder in Cathedral Canyon! Author: Chris Claremont Pencilers: Sal Buscema (pp. 1-9), Alan Kupperburg (pp. 10-34) Finishes: Jack Abel Letterer: Joe Rosen Colorist: Roger Slifer Originally published: 1979 Well…this thing says it’s the Fourth of July, but once again I think it’ll have to be ignored. I will assume that’s a metaphor, since Pete is […]

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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1 018

July 16th, 2008 · No Comments · 1978, 2.5, Angel, Bill Mantlo, Black Widow, Darkstar, David Hunt, Ghost Rider, Hercules, Iceman / Rampage (Bobby Drake), Joe Rosen, Mary Ellen Beveridge, Rampage (Stuart Clarke), Sal Buscema, Sister Sun (Sha-Shan), Spectacular Spider-Man (Vol. 1), Spider-Man, Spider-Man / Spider-Lizard (Peter Parker), White Tiger

My Friend, My Foe! Writer: Mantlo Artist: Buscema Inker: Hunt Letterer: Rosen Colorist: Beveridge Originally published: May 1978 The resolution to this whole thing was fairly unsatisfying. In the end, though, Bobby Drake is back to normal and the real bad guy is defeated. At the end there are some epiloguey pages with White Tiger […]

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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1 017

July 16th, 2008 · No Comments · 1978, 3.0, Angel, Bill Mantlo, Black Widow, Bruce D. Patterson, Darkstar, David Hunt, Ghost Rider, Hercules, Iceman / Rampage (Bobby Drake), Jan Cohen, Rampage (Stuart Clarke), Sal Buscema, Spectacular Spider-Man (Vol. 1), Spider-Man, Spider-Man / Spider-Lizard (Peter Parker)

Whatever Happened to the Iceman? Writer: Bill Mantlo Artists: Sal Buscema, David Hunt Letterer: Bruce Colorist: Janice Originally published: April 1978 Spidey’s in LA! Apparently the Champions are splitting up, and Pete’s there to cover it. Unfortunately, Iceman is zombified into being a bad guy. The issue ends with a tense standoff. Rating:

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The Champions 012

June 2nd, 2008 · No Comments · 0.5, 1977, Angel, Annette Kawecki, Bill Mantlo, Black Goliath / Giant Man (Dr. William "Bill" Barrett Foster), Black Widow, Bob Layton, Champions, Darkstar, Don Warfield, Ghost Rider, Hercules, Iceman / Rampage (Bobby Drake), John Byrne, Kamo Tharn, Silver Surfer, Spider-Man, Stilt-Man (Wilbur Day), Stranger

Did Someone Say… the Stranger? Writer: Bill Mantlo Artist: John Byrne Inker: Bob Layton Letterer: A. Kawecki Colorist: D. Warfield Originally published: March 1977 Man, the Champions are kinda lame, boring nobodies, eh? Even Stilt-Man — one of the worst villains ever — calls them second-rate! And he’s right! Spidey only appears as a floating […]

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