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Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual comic books

  • Issue #1
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 1
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    • Restored: C1
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    • 4" spine split from bottom. Tape/tape residue along length of spine.
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    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.

  • Issue #2
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 2
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    • 2" cumulative spine split.
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    Cover art by Steve Ditko. Doctor Strange guest stars in an all-new 20-page story, "The Wondrous World of Doctor Strange!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Xandu sends his two henchmen to retrieve half of the Wand of Watoomb from Dr. Strange; Spider-Man mistakes the henchmen for burglars and tries to stop them, leading to a team up between Spider-Man and Dr. Strange to stop Xandu's plan. Spider-Man, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Spider-Man rescues John Jameson, J. Jonah Jameson's son, from his malfunctioning space capsule; reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man 1. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; When Peter Parker discovers some alien modifications to a professor's radio he tracks down a group of aliens with plans to take over the Earth; reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man 2. Marked for Destruction by Dr. Doom!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Dr. Doom tries to trick Spider-Man into helping him defeat the Fantastic Four. 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 76-page special! Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 167. 76 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 3
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    Cover pencils by John Romita and Steve Ditko, inks by Mike Esposito and Steve Ditko. Spidey faces the Avengers and the Hulk in a new 21-page story, "To Become an Avenger!", script by Stan Lee, layouts by John Romita Sr., pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mickey Demeo; The Avengers decide to ask Spider-Man to join the team but first he has to complete a test to prove himself; Reprinted in Marvel Tales # 181. The test is to capture the Hulk. Turning Point, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Betty's brother has gotten himself into trouble with gambling debts and Betty is forced to help in Doc Ock's plot to break Blackie Gaxton out of prison to keep her sibling alive; Spider-Man interrupts the escape and Blackie shoots Bennett during the conflict; reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man 11. Unmasked by Dr. Octopus, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Peter has the 24 hour flu when Doc Ock captures Betty Brant in hopes of luring Spider-Man into battle; Ock beats the sick web-head and unmasks him, but everyone thinks it is just Peter trying to be brave by impersonating Spidey; reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man 12. 76 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 4
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    • Label #0080521001
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    All-new 41-page story "The Web and the Flame!" Guest-starring the Human Torch. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Larry Lieber. Inks by Mike Esposito (aka Mickey Demeo) and Tony Mortellaro. Cover by Larry Lieber and Mike Esposito. The action starts with a bang as the Amazing Spider-Man spies the Human Torch running amok through the heart of Manhattan! What has gotten into Johnny Storm? The web-slinger swoops into stop the torch and discovers that the fiery member of the FF is just filming a movie! The embarrassed wall-crawler quickly departs, but an observant super-villain nearby begins to formulate a devious plan! One thing leads to another and both Spidey and the torch are invited to shoot a brand new movie in Hollywood! But the duo might want to check the identities of the director and producer first! After a mishap on the set, the temporary teammates at last find their adversaries and a giant mechanical gorilla! Roll the cameras for Spider-Man and the Human Torch vs. Mysterio and the Wizard! Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and actress Elizabeth Taylor. First backup feature: "The Coffee Bean Barn" Two-page illustration of Peter Parker and his friends. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Larry Lieber. Inks by Mike Esposito. Second backup feature: "What the Well-Dressed Spider-Man Will Wear" Two-page illustration of the web-slinger's costume and web-shooter. Third backup feature: "Spidey's Greatest Talent" Four-page illustration of the wall-crawler's powers. Fourth backup feature: One-page pin-up of Spider-Man with the Thing, Thor, Hercules, Sub-Mariner, and the Hulk. Art by Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby, and Mike Esposito. Fifth backup feature: "Say Hello to Spidey's Favorite Foes!" Two-page illustration of eight favorite foes including Dr. Octopus and the Green Goblin. Art by Larry Lieber, John Romita, Jack Kirby, Mike Esposito, and Joe Sinnott. Sixth backup feature: "A Visit to Petey's Pad!" Two-page illustration of Peter Parker and Harry Osborn's apartment. (Notes: Mysterio battles the web-slinger again in Amazing Spider-Man 66 & 67. John Romita contributed pencils to the inside front cover splash page. This story was reprinted in Giant-Size Spider-Man 6.) 64 pages. 25 cent cover price. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 5
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    First printing and first appearances of Richard Parker and Mary Parker in an all-new 40-page story "The Parents of Peter Parker!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Larry Lieber. Inks by Mike Esposito (aka Mickey Demeo). Consulting by John Romita (layouts). Cover by John Romita. While moving an old trunk in his Aunt's house, Peter finds pictures and newspaper clippings of his deceased parents. Apparently they were considered traitors by the U.S. government before their deaths in a plane crash in Algeria almost two decades ago. After Aunt May provides a few more details, Peter vows to uncover the truth about his parents! To that end the web-slinger links up with the Fantastic Four and flies to North Africa! In the middle of the Kasbah, the Amazing Spider-Man finally comes face-to-face with the man who framed his parents: the sinister Red Skull! Wow, can the wall-crawler exonerate his parents and change his family legacy forever? Or will the spectacular son meet the same fate as his father...at the hands of the Red Skull? A terrific story! Cameo appearances by the Human Torch, Mr. Fantastic, and the Thing. Flashback cameo by Ben Parker. (Notes: This story features the second Red Skull (aka Albert Malik). He appears many years later in Solo Avengers 6 and Captain America 347.) First backup feature: "A Day at the Daily Bugle" One-page illustration of the Daily Bugle newsroom with J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, Ned Leeds, and Betty Brant. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Larry Lieber. Inks by Mike Esposito. Assists by John Romita. Second backup feature: "Peter Parker, the Super Sports Star!" Two-page illustration of the web-slinger as a baseball player and football player. Third backup feature: "Where It's At" One-page drawing of Spider-Man's usual hangouts. Fourth backup feature: "This is Spidey as We Know Him, But--" Two-page illustration of other publications' characters dressed as Spider-Man. Fifth backup feature: "Here We Go-a-Plotting!" Three-page parody of the Marvel Bullpen starring Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, and John Romita. Script and Pencils by Marie Severin. Inks by Frank Giacoia. (Notes: The inside front cover features selected artwork from the story. The issue includes a full-page ad for Spectacular Spider-Man (1968) Magazine 2. A second printing of this issue was published in 1994 and only available through JC Penney stores. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 264 & 265.) 64 pages. 25 cent cover price. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 6
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    This annual features three reprint stories and a new cover by John Romita. First story reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man Annual 1: "The Sinister Six!" Script by Stan Lee. Art by Steve Ditko. The web-slinger battles the Vulture, Kraven, Mysterio, Electro, Dr. Octopus, and the Sandman to save Aunt May and Betty Brant! Second story reprinted from Fantastic Four Annual 1: "The Fabulous Fantastic Four Meet Spider-Man!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Steve Ditko. This 6-page story expands upon the wall-crawler's first meeting (and fight) with the FF in Amazing Spider-Man 1. Third story reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man 8: "Spider-Man Tackles the Torch!" Guest-starring the Fantastic Four. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Steve Ditko. Spidey crashes Johnny's party and creates a ruckus. 25 cent cover price. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 7

    This annual features three reprint stories and a new cover by John Romita. First story reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man 1: "Spider-Man vs. the Chameleon!" Script by Stan Lee. Art by Steve Ditko. Guest-starring the Fantastic Four. The web-slinger tries to join the FF, but ends up tussling with the Chameleon instead. Second story reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man 2: "Duel to the Death with the Vulture!" Script by Stan Lee. Art by Steve Ditko. The wall-crawler battles the Vulture for the first time and makes J. Jonah Jameson very happy with his pictures of the fight. Third story reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man 38: "Just a Guy Named Joe!" Script by Stan Lee. Art by Steve Ditko. Spidey clashes with a down-on-his-luck boxer. Special feature: 6 pages of assorted pin-ups and illustrations (with art by Steve Ditko and John Romita) featuring Spider-Man, Mysterio, the Vulture, Sandman, Electro, and Mary Jane Watson. 64 pages. 25 cents. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 8
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    This annual features three reprint stories and a reprinted cover by John Romita. First story and cover reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man 46: "The Sinister Shocker!" Script by Stan Lee. Art by John Romita. The wall-crawler meets the Shocker for the first time. (Note: Pages 3 and 16 from the original story are omitted.) Second story reprinted from Tales to Astonish 57: "On the Trail of Spider-Man!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Dick Ayers. Inks by Paul Reinman. Egghead tricks Giant-Man and the Wasp into attacking Spider-Man. (Note: Pages 10 and 14 from the original story are omitted.) Third story reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man 50: "Spider-Man No More!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Romita. Inks by Mickey Dimeo (aka Mike Esposito). Peter gives up being Spider-Man, but later reconsiders when he remembers why he became the wondrous wall-crawler in the first place. Partial retelling of Spider-Man's origin. (Note: This annual was the first reprinting of the classic story in Amazing Spider-Man 50.) 64 pages. 25 cents. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 9
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    This annual reprints Spectacular Spider-Man (1968 Magazine) #2 in condensed format. "The Goblin Lives!" Script by Stan Lee. Art by John Romita (layouts, pencils), Jim Mooney (pencils, inks) and Frank Giacoia (inks). Redrawn cover by John Romita (from his original painted magazine cover). Norman Osborn relapses and recalls that he is the Green Goblin! Oh no! That is very bad news for the Amazing Spider-Man! The sinister goblin wastes no time in threatening Peter's dear Aunt May! And that quickly draws the web-slinger into a terrific no-holds-barred battle with his long-time foe! But this time the wall-crawler turns one of the goblin's tricks against him! Could a psychedelic pumpkin bomb be the key to victory? Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Gwen Stacy, George Stacy, Mary Jane Watson, Harry Osborn, and J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: 18 pages from the original story are omitted in order to reduce the story to 40 pages to fit the annual format. Missing pages includes numbers 4, 5, 8-11, 17, 21, 23, 24, 27-29, 33, and 36. Elements of the plot briefly cross over with Amazing Spider-Man 66. The Green Goblin previously appeared (chronologically) in Amazing Spider-Man 39-40; and appears next in Amazing Spider-Man 96-98 (the memorable anti-drug issues). 48 pages. 35 cents. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #10
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 10
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    "Step Into My Parlor... " First appearance of the Fly. Plot by Len Wein. Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Gil Kane. Inks by Frank Giacoia and Mike Esposito. Cover by Gil Kane and John Romita. The Daily Globe is gaining readership on the Daily Bugle, so J. Jonah Jameson decides it's time to reverse the Bugle's fortune! And since JJJ cannot find any breaking news in the Big Apple, he's going to make some instead! And what better way than to finance the creation of a new adversary for the Amazing Spider-Man! Thanks to Jonah's large donation and Dr. Harlan Stillwell's deranged genius, the Fearsome Fly is born! And just as the Scorpion turned on Jonah years ago, so does the Fly in very short order! The new super-villain abducts Jonah and takes him to the top of the New York Coliseum! And then challenges the web-slinger to join them! Thanks to Mary Howitt's classic poem everyone knows what the spider says to the fly! But what will the fly say to the spider (man)? (Notes: This is the first new story in the Amazing Spider-Man Annual series since annual 5 in 1968. The Fly returns in Amazing Spider-Man 192.) 48 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #11
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 11
    • Signed by artist John Romita Jr. with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.
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    "Spawn of the Spider" Plot by Archie Goodwin. Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Don Perlin. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Sinnott. After posting bond for his dear Aunt May, Peter Parker needs money to pay his monthly rent! So in an unusual step, the web-slinger agrees to appear in a "B" movie featuring deadly spider-like monsters! However the amazing one doesn't know about the hostility among the director, producer, and costume designer! One of the three plans to sabotage the movie! And that means cancelling the act of its new star...Spider-Man! The twists and turns of the plot lead all the way to Yonkers! Where the battle between the wall-crawler and the Spider-Squad takes a front row seat! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Anna Watson, and J. Jonah Jameson. Second story: "Chaos at the Coffee Bean!" Script by Scott Edelman. Pencils by John Romita Jr. (his first professional work). Inks by Al Milgrom. The Amazing Spider-Man foils a robbery at the Coffee Bean with Mary Jane by his side. 48 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #12
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 12
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    This annual reprints the web-slinger's classic encounter with the Incredible Hulk in Amazing Spider-Man 119 and 120. New cover by John Byrne. First story: "The Gentlemen's Name is Hulk!" Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Romita. Peter Parker travels to Canada to take pictures of the Hulk for the Daily Bugle! But the simple photo assignment turns into a life and death struggle when the Green Goliath attacks the Maskattawan Dam! Second story: "The Fight and the Fury" Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Gil Kane. Inks by John Romita. The wall-crawler and General Thunderbolt Ross track the Hulk to the site of the 1967 World Fair in Montreal! But when the Hulk gets his hands on Spidey, the fun and games come to an end! Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Gwen Stacy. (Notes: Spider-Man and the Hulk previously clashed in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 3. Five pages from issue 119 and one page from 120 were omitted to condense the story into the annual format.) 48 pages. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #13
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 13
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    "The Arms of Doctor Octopus" Part 1 of 2. Script by Marv Wolfman. Pencils by John Byrne. Inks by Terry Austin. (Brilliant art that rivals their work on the Uncanny X-Men series during the same time period). Cover by Keith Pollard and Bob McLeod. It's an off-beat tale as a (presumed dead) government agent helps the web-slinger track down his long-time foe: Doctor Octopus! The wall-crawler doesn't know exactly what Otto Octavius is planning, but he knows that the six-armed super-villain must be stopped! At a construction site in the Bowery, the Amazing Spider-Man and Doc Ock wage war again! And if Spidey has to rip off Dr. Octopus' arms to beat him...he will! Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 1. Second feature: "A Gallery of Spider-Man's Most Famous Foes!" Script by Marv Wolfman. Art by Keith Pollard and Frank Giacoia. 8 pages of pin-ups featuring the Molten Man, Looter, Rhino, Shocker, Kingpin, Silvermane, Man-Mountain Marko, Prowler; and the Kangaroo. Third feature: "Peter Parker's Pad!" One-page illustration of Peter's Chelsea apartment and neighborhood. Fourth feature: One-page diagram of the offices of both the Daily Bugle and Daily Globe. Fifth feature: One-page layout of the campus of Empire State University. (Notes: Dr. Octopus previously appeared in Amazing Spider-Man 159. Government agent Kent Blake is assumed to be the same person featured in Atlas' (1951) golden age series: Kent Blake of the Secret Service.) 48 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #14
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 14
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    • Signed by artist Frank Miller (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    "The Book of the Vishanti" Guest-starring Doctor Strange. Script by Denny O'Neil. Pencils by Frank Miller. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cover by Frank Miller. Doctor Doom and the Dread Dormammu conspire to bring the Bend Sinister phenomenon to Earth's dimension! And the Master of the Mystic Arts is the only person who understands the great evil that now threatens the planet! However Doom and Dormammu's earthly pawn captures Dr. Strange with a surprise attack in Greenwich Village! But before the good doctor goes down, he sends forth a psychic flare for help...to any superhero available in the Big Apple! On this moonlit night, there is only one hero present to answer the call: the Amazing Spider-Man! The web-slinger usually deals with modest villains and small-time criminals; but tonight the wall-crawler tangles with the heavyweights! Earth's precarious future lies in the hands of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! (Notes: This issue features outstanding artwork by Frank Miller and Tom Palmer. This story was reprinted in Marvel Tales 200 and also in the (1994) Complete Frank Miller Spider-Man.) 48 pages Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #15
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 15
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    "Spider-Man: Threat or Menace?" Guest-starring the Punisher. Script by Denny O'Neil. Art by Frank Miller (breakdowns) and Klaus Janson (finishes). Cover by Frank Miller and Klaus Janson. The dynamic art tandem that took the Daredevil series to new heights in the early 1980's teams up to bring Spider-Man and the Punisher together again! But this time the web-slinger and the gun-toting vigilante are not facing the likes of Jigsaw or the Hitman! Their adversary is a certain six-armed super-villain...planning nothing less than the murder of five million people! The Punisher takes the first shot at Dr. Octopus in the city morgue! And later on the wondrous wall-crawler takes the last one at the Daily Bugle! Can Spidey get the story to press before Doc Ock? An excellent annual! Second feature: "Just How Strong Is...Spider-Man?" Script by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Mark Gruenwald (layouts) and Bob Layton (finishes). The heroes of the Marvel Universe are ranked in order of their physical strength. The first tier consists of the Hulk, Hercules, Thor, Wonder Man, and Iron Man. The Thing and the Sub-Mariner headline the second tier. Spider-Man is in the third tier. This may be the first such "power ranking" attempted...thus making it a landmark backup feature. Third feature: "Peter Parker's Apartment!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Marie Severin and Terry Austin. One-page illustration of Peter's Chelsea apartment correcting the errors in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 13. Fourth feature: "A Gallery of Spider-Man's Most Famous Foes!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Keith Pollard, Greg LaRocque, and Frank Giacoia. 4 pages of pin-ups featuring the Man-Wolf, Jackal, Punisher, and Tarantula. (Notes: Dr. Octopus previously appeared in Captain America 259. The Punisher appears next in Daredevil 181 & 182. This story was reprinted in the trade paperback The Sensational Spider-Man (1988); and also in the (1994) Complete Frank Miller Spider-Man.) 48 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #16
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 16
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    "Who's That Lady?" First appearance of the second Captain Marvel. Guest-starring the Avengers and the Thing. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Romita Jr. (breakdowns) and John Romita Sr. (finishes). Cover by John Romita Jr. and John Romita Sr. It's the dazzling debut of the new Captain Marvel (aka Monica Rambeau)! After gaining her powers in a freak accident on an offshore oil rig, the New Orleans native needs help controlling her awesome new abilities! Monica travels to New York City in hopes of finding the Fantastic Four! But she bumps into the Spectacular Spider-Man first! After eluding the web-slinger, Captain Marvel zooms to the Baxter Building! However, Ben Grimm can only offer moral support, so he sends the distressed captain to Avengers Mansion! Once there Shell-head and the Wasp attempt to stabilize Captain Marvel's runaway powers, but the wall-crawler inadvertently interferes! Is the new Captain Marvel's superhero career going to be over...before it even starts? Cameo appearances by Harry Osborn and Liz (Allan) Osborn. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Hawkeye, Iron Man, She-Hulk, Thor, and the Wasp. First backup feature: "The Many Loves of Peter Parker" One-page breakdown of the various loves of Peter Parker's life. Second backup feature: "The Daily Bugle" One-page illustration of the cast of characters at the Daily Bugle. (Note: Captain Marvel appears next in Avengers 227.) 48 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #17
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 17

    "Heroes and Villains" Plot by Roger Stern. Script by Bill Mantlo. Pencils by Ed Hannigan. Inks by Jim Mooney. Cover by Ed Hannigan and Klaus Janson. Peter Parker takes a walk down memory lane as he attends his high school reunion! Some of Peter's classmates from Midtown High have changed for the good! And some have changed for the bad! And some have become involved...with the Kingpin! Uh-oh! Both Peter and his alter-ego will try to prevent his former classmates from making the biggest mistakes of their lives! But the Midtown High reunion may still finish in a bittersweet way. Cameo appearances by Flash Thompson, Harry Osborn, Liz (Allan) Osborn, and Betty Brant Leeds. 48 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #18
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 18
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    "The Scorpion Takes a Bride!" Plot by Tom DeFalco. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Bob Layton and Jackson Guice. Cover by Ron Frenz and Jackson Guice. The publisher of the Daily Bugle is taking the plunge! J. Jonah Jameson and Dr. Marla Madison announce their plans to get married! But after hearing the joyous news, an uninvited guest plots to ruin the happy day! The Scorpion! Max Gargan still seeks revenge against Jonah for turning him into a monster many years ago! After escaping from a psychiatric hospital, the Scorpion abducts John Jameson and then stalks Marla! A while later the sinister super-villain corners Jonah, Marla, and John. The end seems near for the Jameson trio. But a red and blue savior arrives just in time! Can the Spectacular Spider-Man reject the Scorpion's deadly reprisal? Cameo appearances by Captain Jean DeWolff, Joe Robertson, and Betty Brant Leeds. (Note: The Scorpion returns in Amazing Spider-Man 318.) 48 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #19
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 19
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    "Fun 'n' Games" Script by Louise Simonson. Pencils by Mary Wilshire. Inks by Pat Redding. Cover by Mary Wilshire and John Romita, Sr. The son of spider slayer cometh! The genius yet goofy progeny of Professor Spencer Smythe decides it's time to redeem the family name by killing Spider-Man once and for all! And Alistair Smythe begins his scheme by determining that the web-slinger is none other than...Mary Jane Watson! What?! Strange but true! The eccentric madman captures Mary Jane and her aunt in a Manhattan restaurant and thinks his triumph is complete! Until the one and only wall-crawler arrives on the scene! Does the novice Alistair realize what he's gotten into? Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is going to show him how the big boys play! A fun story with a great cover! First appearance of Alistair Smythe. Appearances by the Kingpin, Joe Robertson, J. Jonah Jameson, and Aunt May. (Notes: Elements of the plot from Web of Spider-Man 2 continue in this issue. Alistair returns in Amazing Spider-Man 291 with another spider slayer.) 48 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #20
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 20

    "Man of the Year" Based upon on a story by Fred Schiller. Script by Ken McDonald. Pencils by Mark Beachum. Inks by Bob Wiacek. Cover by Bob Wiacek. The Iron Man of 2020 (aka Arno Stark) is coming to the 20th century! And he's desperately searching for a 12-year old boy! Why? Because this boy will grow into a deadly terrorist and attempt to detonate a nuclear bomb at Stark Enterprises many years later! When the 21st century Shell-head arrives in New York City (circa 1986), he finds the boy in the middle of a battle between the web-slinger and Blizzard! Arno quickly blows away Blizzard and grabs the youth! Victory appears imminent for the futuristic golden avenger! However the boy is under the protection of the wondrous wall-crawler! And that means the Invincible Iron Man and the Amazing Spider-Man are going to throw down in the streets of Manhattan! Wow, beating the present day Iron Man would be a tall order...much less the one from 2020! Good luck Spidey! Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Joe Robertson, and J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: The Iron Man of 2020 first appeared in the 1984 Machine Man Limited Series. Spider-Man wears his black costume in this annual.) 48 pages. Cover price $1.25.

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    The marriage of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson in "The Wedding." Plot by Jim Shooter. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Paul Ryan. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by John Romita Sr. Direct Edition. At long last wedding bells ring for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson! What an exciting day! The blushing bride will need something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue! While the Amazing Spider-Man will need to take care of two things before the big day! First, the easy task...short circuit Electro's latest scheme! And second, the tough one...put the memory and heartache of Gwen Stacy in the past forever. Will another trip to the Brooklyn Bridge bring peace to the wondrous wall-crawler? Or will the ghosts of days gone by derail a bright future with Mary Jane? Carpe diem, web-slinger! Appearances by Flash Thompson, Harry Osborn, Liz Osborn, Betty Leeds, Aunt May, Anna Watson, Joe Robertson, J. Jonah Jameson, and Willi Smith. Flashback cameos by the Green Goblin, Gwen Stacy, and Uncle Ben. (Notes: Peter and Mary Jane go on their honeymoon in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 7. The Direct Edition cover features Peter Parker's friends and family. The Newsstand Edition depicts Spider-Man's friends and foes. Amazing Spider-Man Annual 21 was one of the first issues Marvel published with two different covers. This story was reprinted in the 1991 trade paperback: the Amazing Spider-Man - The Wedding.) 48 pages. Cover price $1.25.

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    The marriage of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson in "The Wedding." Plot by Jim Shooter. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Paul Ryan. Inks by Vince Colletta. Cover by John Romita Sr. Newsstand Edition. At long last wedding bells ring for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson! What an exciting day! The blushing bride will need something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue! While the Amazing Spider-Man will need to take care of two things before the big day! First, the easy task...short circuit Electro's latest scheme! And second, the tough one...put the memory and heartache of Gwen Stacy in the past forever. Will another trip to the Brooklyn Bridge bring peace to the wondrous wall-crawler? Or will the ghosts of days gone by derail a bright future with Mary Jane? Carpe diem, web-slinger! Appearances by Flash Thompson, Harry Osborn, Liz Osborn, Betty Leeds, Aunt May, Anna Watson, Joe Robertson, J. Jonah Jameson, and Willi Smith. Flashback cameos by the Green Goblin, Gwen Stacy, and Uncle Ben. (Notes: Peter and Mary Jane go on their honeymoon in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 7. The Direct Edition cover features Peter Parker's friends and family. The Newsstand Edition depicts Spider-Man's friends and foes. Amazing Spider-Man Annual 21 was one of the first issues Marvel published with two different covers. This story was reprinted in the 1991 trade paperback: the Amazing Spider-Man - The Wedding.) 48 pages. Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #22
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 22

    "Drug War Rages" Guest-starring Daredevil and Speedball. Part 5 of the Evolutionary War storyline. First appearance of Speedball. Plot by Tom DeFalco. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Mark Bagley. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by Ron Frenz and Joe Rubinstein. What begins as a simple drug bust in a west side warehouse...escalates into a battle atop the Empire State Building to save the lives of everyone in the Big Apple! Along the way the Amazing Spider-Man teams up with a familiar ally, the Man Without Fear; and meets a new superhero: Speedball (aka Robbie Baldwin)! The High Evolutionary wants to sterilize New York's population to eradicate DNA strands deemed to be undesirable! Can the web-slinger, Daredevil, and Speedball defeat the Purifiers and maintain the gene pool status quo? The Evolutionary War storyline continues in Fantastic Four Annual 21. Appearances by the Kingpin, Arranger, Madeline Naylor, Mary Jane Watson, Ben Urich, and J. Jonah Jameson. First backup story: "He Who Laughs..." Plot by Steve Ditko. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Steve Ditko. Inks by Jackson Guice. Speedball battles a crazy stagehand seeking revenge against his mother. Second backup story: "Kindred Spirits" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Pencils by Ron Lim. Inks by Tony DeZuniga. Chapter 6 of the High Evolutionary's history. Inside his Wundagore Mountain citadel, Edgar Wyndham creates Bova -- the future nanny of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch; and foolishly ignores Magnus' warning that the spirit of Chthon is bound to Wundagore Mountain. First backup feature: Spider-Man and J. Jonah Jameson pin-up by Larry Lieber and Frank Giacoia. Second backup feature: 2-page diagram of Peter and Mary Jane's Bedford Towers apartment. Third backup feature: Two unpublished Amazing Spider-Man covers -- the first by Larry Lieber & Jack Abel; the second by Bob Layton. (Note: Fantastic Four Annual 21 is the 6th part of the Evolutionary War storyline, but the 5th chapter of the history presented in the backup stories.) 64 pages. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #23
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 23
    • Signed by artist Rob Liefeld with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    "Abominations!" Guest-starring She-Hulk. Part 4 of the Atlantis Attacks storyline. Plot by Gerry Conway. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Rob Liefeld. Inks by Tim Dzon, James Brock, Vince Mielcarek, and Keith Williams. Cover by John Byrne. Lord Ghaur, Llyra, and Tyrannus descend on Manhattan for the next phase of their diabolical plot to subjugate the Earth! Their plan to create death and destruction is simple: unleash the deranged Abomination on the helpless citizens of New York City! Fortunately though, two super-heroes close by hear the ruckus and answer the call for help! Spider-Man and She-Hulk! Wow, can they stop one of the Hulk's greatest foes? On the east side waterfront, the web-slinger and She-Hulk throw down with determination against the Abomination! Katie bar the door! The Atlantis Attacks storyline continues in Punisher Annual 2. Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Flash Thompson, Aunt May, Lance Bannon, Clark Kent, J. Jonah Jameson, the Viper, and the Kingpin. First backup story: Re-telling of Spider-Man's origin in "My Science Project." Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Mark Bagley. Inks by Mike Esposito. Second backup story: "Standards of Behavior" Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Richard Rockwell. Inks by Andy Mushynsky and Don Hudson. Aunt May tangles with sleazy photographer Nick Katzenberg. Third backup story: "Cataclysm" Story by Peter Sanderson. Pencils by Mark Bagley. Inks by Keith Williams. Chapter 4 of the Saga of the Serpent Crown. First backup feature: "Spider-Man's Uncanny Spider-Sense" Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by Chris Ivy. 3-page illustration of how the web-slinger's spider-sense works. Second backup feature: "Spider-Man's Top 30 Villain Countdown! Script and art by Fred Hembeck. Third backup feature: "Spider-Man versus J.J.J.! Script and art by Fred Hembeck. 3-page illustration of the long-running feud between the wall-crawler and J. Jonah Jameson. 64 pages. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #24
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 24

    "Quark Enterprises! or Honey, I shrunk the Non-Mutant Super Hero!" Guest-starring Ant-Man. Part 1 of Spidey's Totally Tiny Adventure. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Gil Kane. Inks by Rudy Nebres. Cover by Gil Kane. Peter Parker and Scott Lang attend the Tomorrow Exposition which showcases new cutting edge scientific technology! Both men enjoy touring the exhibits..until the techno-thieves strike! While the robbers break into the quark machine, the two heroes step away and change into their costumes! However during the process, the amazing one is accidentally exposed to Ant-Man's shrinking gas! No problem though! The web-slinger will just beat the thieves at pint-size! But once the battle is over, the wall-crawler can't return to full-size! Uh-oh! What now? Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 10. Cameo appearance by Mary Jane Watson. First backup story: "Mercy Bomb." Script by David Michelinie. Art by Steve Ditko. Solo hunts terrorists in Spain. Second backup story: "A Time to Choose." Plot by Tom DeFalco. Script by J.M. DeMatteis. Pencils by Mike Zeck. Inks by Dan Green. The Wizard and the Trapster make plans to bring the reluctant Sandman back into the fold. Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 10. Re-telling of the Sandman's origin. Cameo appearance by the Thing (aka Ben Grimm). Third backup story: "Amazing Fantasy." Script by Tony Isabella. Art by Steve Ditko. The Scarlett Beetle wants Ant-Man's cybernetic helmet! But Scott Lang won't let him have it! Cameo appearance by Henry Pym. Backup feature: "Peter & M.J.'s New Pad!" Script by Dan Cuddy. Art by Eliot Brown. (Note: Splash page art by Gil Kane.) 64 pages. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #25
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 25

    "The Spider and the Ghost!" Guest-starring Iron Man and the Black Panther. Part 1 of the Vibranium Vendetta. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Guang Yap.Inks by Jeff Albrecht. Cover by Erik Larsen and Terry Austin. Roxxon Oil has created a synthetic form of vibranium! And it's an economic and industrial game-changer across the globe! However a scientific breakthrough of this magnitude draws the interest of both the good guys and the bad guys! Is Roxxon's new vibranium on the up-and-up? Spider-Man and the Black Panther pay a visit to Roxxon's secret laboratory to get a closer look! But the Ghost is already there! And so is Sunturion! So much for the heroes' sneak preview! The web-slinger and T'Challa will recon by force! Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 11. Cameo appearance by Mary Jane Watson, Ultron, and the Kingpin. First backup story: "The Origin of the Amazing Spider-Man!" Script by David Michelinie. Art by Sal Buscema. Re-telling of the web-slinger's origin. Second backup story: "Outlaw Justice" Part 1 of 3. Script by David Michelinie. Art by Alan Kupperberg. Silver Sable recruits the Rocket Racer, Will-O'-the-Wisp, and the Prowler for a special mission. Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 11. Third backup story: "The Truckstop of Doom!" Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Paris Cullins. Inks by Bud LaRosa. Venom shows his nice side by breaking up a truckstop robbery. Fourth backup story: "Second Chance!" Script by David Michelinie. Art by Steve Ditko. Backup feature: "Bullpen Bulletins" Script by Barry Dutter. Art by Rick Parker. One-page parody of the Marvel bullpen. (Note: Splash page art by Guang Yap and Jeff Albrecht.) 64 pages. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #26
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 26
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    "Fortune and Steel" Guest-starring the New Warriors. Part 1 of the Hero Killers. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Scott McDaniel. Inks by Keith Williams. Cover by Mark Bagley and Randy Emberlin. Acting on separate tips; the web-slinger, Nova, Night Thrasher, and Namorita converge on Fortune, New Jersey to stop a potential catastrophe! A shadowy organization called Target Technologies plans to test a wave cannon on the city's population! But fortunately after wading through several henchmen, the heroes disable the powerful weapon and prevent the disaster! Later that night the web-slinger, Nova, and Namorita infiltrate Target Technologies' headquarters complex! But this time more formidable foes await: the Dreadnoughts! It's going to be a long night for the New Warriors and your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 12. Cameo appearances by Justin Hammer, Speedball, Auric, Silver, and the Sphinx. First backup story: "First Kill!" Part 1 of 3. Script by David Michelinie. Art by Sal Buscema. Pencils by Aaron Lopresti. Inks by Bruce Jones. Venom meets the alien symbiote for the first time. Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 12. Second backup story: "The Wronged Man" Script by Eric Fein. Pencils by Scott Koling. Inks by Sam de la Rosa. Solo battles terrorists in Italy. Third backup story: "Making the Grade" Script by Tom Brevoort and Mike Kanterovich. Art by Aaron Lopresti. The wall-crawler chats up the Looter about his many past foes. Fourth backup story: "Now Strikes the Lightmaster!" Part 1 of Evil's Light. Script by Eric Fein. Pencils by Vince Evans. Inks by Don Hudson. The Lightmaster battles Cloak and kidnaps Dagger. Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 12. (Note: Splash page art by Scott McDaniel and Keith Williams.) 64 pages. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #27P
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 27P

    First appearance of Annex in "Prepare Yourself for...Annex." Script by Jack C. Harris, pencils by Tom Lyle, inks by Scott Hanna. Back-up stories: Black Cat and Solo in "Dead Reackoning." Script by Eric Fein, pencils by Scott Kolins, inks by Bud LaRosa; the Lizard in "The Lizard Must Be Destroyed." Script by Mike Lackey, pencils by Aaron Lopresti, inks by Andy Mushynsky; and John Jameson in "Estrangements and Reunions." Script by Fein, pencils by Larry Alexander, inks by Bud LaRosa. Also, 5 pages Maximum Carnage cover gallery. Lyle cover. This issue is polybagged with an Annex trading card and a 1993 Annuals card. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #27U
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 27U

    First appearance of Annex in "Prepare Yourself for... Annex" Script by Jack C. Harris. Pencils by Tom Lyle. Inks by Scott Hanna. Cover by Tom Lyle. A down on his luck Desert Storm veteran agrees to participate in a new scientific research program designed to regenerate lost limbs. But Alex Ellis doesn't know exactly what process the Adarco Corporation will use to restore his lower left leg. When Adarco's battlesuit goes awry... Annex is born! And chaos erupts! Can the wondrous wall-crawler restore order before the Gulf War claims another casualty? Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson, Mary Jane Watson, and General Colin Powell. (Note: Annex appears next in Spider-Man Unlimited (1993 1st series) 3 and eventually in his self-titled limited series: Annex (1994). First backup story: "Dead Reckoning." Script by Eric Fein. Pencils by Scott Kolins. Inks by Bud LaRosa. The Black Cat has been hired to steal a valuable painting from a group of terrorists! But Solo wants to kill that same group of terrorists! Can Felicia and Solo meet in the middle? Appearance by Deathstorm. Second backup story: "The Lizard Must Be Destroyed." Script by Mike Lackey. Pencils by Aaron Lopresti. Inks by Andy Mushynsky. The time has come for Dr. Curt Connors to stand trial for his crimes as the Lizard. And even the Amazing Spider-Man won't be able to help him this time. (Note: The Lizard appears next in Web of Spider-Man 109.) Third backup feature: "Estrangements and Reunions." Script by Eric Fein. Pencils by Larry Alexander. Inks by Bud LaRosa. John Jameson embarks on a new crime fighting career while hoping to leave the ghost of the Man-Wolf behind forever. Cameo appearance by J. Jonah Jameson. Special feature: 5-page cover gallery for the upcoming Maximum Carnage storyline. Art by Mark Bagley, Randy Emberlin, Alex Saviuk, Tom Lyle, Jim Sanders III, and Sal Buscema. (Notes: Splash page art by Tom Lyle and Scott Hanna. This issue is not polybagged.) 64 pages. Cover price 2.95. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #28
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 28

    It's Carnage versus Spidey in "The Mortal Past, script by David Michelinie, pencils by Steven Butler, inks by Bud LaRosa; Cletus breaks out of jail and goes looking for one of his childhood friends...to kill him! Fatal Instinct, script by Tom Brevoort and Mike Kanterovich, pencils by Anthony Williams, inks by Keith Williams; Cloak and Dagger stop some drug dealers. Mr. Smith Goes to Town starring Joe Smith and Julia Trainor, with Cameo by Captain America, script by Tom Brevoort and Mike Kanterovich, pencils by Mark Tenny, inks by Joe Rubinstein. No Son of Mine, script by Eric Fein, art by Larry Alexander; Someone breaks into Rhino's home and steals his niece's locket; Rhino's not happy. 3 pages of Mark Bagley sketches (Peter and Mary Jane's apartment, and the new Vulture). 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1996
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 1996

    This annual features two new titanic tales from Spider-Man's past! First story: "Heart & Soul!" Plot by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Frenz. Inks by John Romita Sr. Cover by Ron Frenz and Bob McLeod. The wall-crawler (aka Ben Reilly) laments his lack of a love life since returning to New York City and takes a moment to recall a time when he had the best girl in the world: Gwen Stacy! In a story set around the time of Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st series) 87; Peter's dinner at the Coffee Bean with Gwen and her father is rudely interrupted by Kraven the Hunter! Can the web-slinger corral Kraven without Captain Stacy guessing his secret identity? Cameo appearances by Norman Osborn, Harry Osborn, Mary Jane Watson, Betty Brant, Ned Leeds, Joe Robertson, and J. Jonah Jameson. Second story: "An Untold Tale of the Amazing Spider-Man." Script by Fabian Nicieza. Pencils by Steve Lightle. Inks by Al Williamson. After their wedding in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 21, Peter and Mary Jane bask in the glow of wedded bliss! However an old enemy of the Parker family is plotting deadly revenge against the entire clan! Will the web-slinger (in his black costume) be able stop Deadmaker in time? First appearance of Ken Ellis. Cameo appearances by Aunt May, Joe Robertson and J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: This issue includes a 1-page pin-up of Iron Man by Whilce Portacio and Scott Williams. The first story was reprinted in 2012 in the trade paperback: Amazing Spider-Man The Complete Ben Reilly Epic #5.) 64 pages. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1997
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 1997

    Continuing events from Untold Tales of Spider-Man (1995) Annual #1997. After years of incarceration, Sundown is back on the streets and in the sights of N.Y. crimelords! Can Spidey convince Sundown to go straight, or will he get burned when the hotshot sells his services to the highest bidder? Written by Roger Stern and Kurt Busiek. Art by Tom Lyle and Robert Jones. Cover price $2.99.