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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1 038

November 13th, 2008 · No Comments · 1.5, 1980, Bill Mantlo, Bob Sharen, Chic Stone, Diana Albers, Electro, Lizard (Curt Connors), Marcy Kane, Morbius, Sal Buscema, Schizoid Man (Chip Martin), Spectacular Spider-Man (Vol. 1), Spider-Man, Spider-Man / Spider-Lizard (Peter Parker)

Curse of the Living Vampire! Writer: Bill Mantlo Artists: Sal Buscema, Chic Stone Letterer: D. Albers Colorist: B. Sharen Originally published: January 1980 Well, this was terrible. First of all, Morbius is such a shitty character, or at least shittily used. His whole story here was completely clich├ęd and boring. And the end? RIDICULOUS! Morbius […]

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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1 Annual 001

November 12th, 2008 · No Comments · 1979, 2.5, Bill Mantlo, Bob Sharen, Dr. Octopus, Jim Mooney, Jim Novak, Marcy Kane, Rich Buckler, Spectacular Spider-Man (Vol. 1) Annual, Spider-Man, Spider-Man / Spider-Lizard (Peter Parker)

And Men Shall Call Him… Octopus! Author: Bill Mantlo Artists: Rich Buckler, Jim Mooney Letters: Jim Novak Colors: Bob Sharen Originally published: 1979 This is a continuation of sorts of the story in ASM Annual 13. Here, Spidey fights Doc Ock some more. The issue as a whole largely fails, due to lackluster writing by […]

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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1 037

September 15th, 2008 · No Comments · 1979, 2.0, Bill Mantlo, Clem Robins, George Roussos, Jim Mooney, Pablo Marcos, Schizoid Man (Chip Martin), Spectacular Spider-Man (Vol. 1), Spider-Man, Spider-Man / Spider-Lizard (Peter Parker), Swarm (Fritz von Meyer)

Into the Hive! Story: Bill Mantlo Art: Jim Mooney Inks: Pablo Marcos Letters: C. Robins Colors: G. Roussos Originally published: December 1979 A pretty lame wrap-up to the Swarm story line. I wish this had BEEn a little better. Ahahahahahaha. Sorry. Rating:

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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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Howard the Duck Magazine 002 (Story 2)

August 6th, 2008 · No Comments · 1.5, 1979, Bill Mantlo, Coffee, Dave Simons, Eyeclops, Gene Colan, Howard the Duck, Howard the Duck Magazine, Jim Novak, Killer-Clock, Moon-Rocket, Nora Maclin, OJ, Pro-Rata, Sizzler, Spider-Man, Spider-Man / Spider-Lizard (Peter Parker), Toast, Val Mayerik, Winda Wester

The Crash of ’79! Story: Bill Mantlo Art: Gene Colan, Dave Simons Design director: Nora Maclin Letterer: Jim Novak Cover: Val Mayerik Originally published: December 1979 WTF, this mag has full-on nudity! That’s kind of shocking! Howard and Bev face off against Pro-Rata again, and Spidey shows up in a flashback. There are some people […]

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