The Essential Spider-Man #1

United States

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
December 1996
Page count
532
Cover price
12.95 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/68980

Credits

Editing
Eric Fein

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Spider-Man

Credits

Pencils
Nghia Lam
Inks
Jason Rodriguez
Editing
Eric Fein
Show/hide 1. Untitled Credits, 2 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; the burglar

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Spider-Man) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko

Synopsis

Origin of Spider-Man.

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 4. The Secret of Spider-Man's Mask (Spider-Man) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 5. The Chameleon Strikes! (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Human Torch; Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Invisible Girl

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 6. Spider-Man (Spider-Man) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
John D'Agostino (as Johnny Dee)

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 7. Spider-Man vs. The Chameleon (Spider-Man) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 8. The Secrets of Spider-Man's Web (Spider-Man) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 10. Duel to the Death with the Vulture! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 14 pages
Show/hide 11. The Uncanny Threat of the Terrible Tinkerer! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 12. The Secrets of Spider-Man's Web (Spider-Man) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 14. Doctor Octopus (Spider-Man) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
John Duffy

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 15. Nothing Can Stop the Sandman! (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page
Show/hide 16. Nothing Can Stop...The Sandman! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #4 (September 1963)
Nothing Can Stop...The Sandman!  (black and white)
Also printed
United States
The Amazing Spider-Man (Pocket, 1977 series) #81443 [1] (September 1977)
Nothing Can Stop the Sandman
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #1 (1987)
Nothing Can Stop The Sandman

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 17. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page
Show/hide 18. Marked For Destruction by Doctor Doom! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 21 pages
Show/hide 19. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 20. Face-to-Face With...the Lizard! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 21. The Vulture's Return! (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 22. The Return of the Vulture (Spider-Man) Comic story, 21 pages
Show/hide 23. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 24. The Terrible Threat of the Living Brain! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 25. Spider-Man Tackles The Torch! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 26. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 27. The Man Called Electro! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #9 ([February 1964])
The Man Called Electro!
Also printed
Australia
The Amazing Spider-Man (Newton, 1975 series) #10 ([October 1975?])
The Man Called Electro!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #1 (1987)
The Man Called Electro

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 28. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 29. The Enforcers! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 30. The Long-Awaited Return of Doctor Octopus! (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 31. Turning Point (Spider-Man) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 32. Special Surprise Bonus Spider-Man Pin-Up Page! (Spider-Man) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 33. Unmasked by Dr. Octopus! (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Amazing Spider-Man (Newton, 1975 series) #13 (November 1975)
Unmasked by Dr. Octopus!
Show/hide 34. Unmasked by Doctor Octopus! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 35. Peter Parker and Ol' Webhead (Spider-Man) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 36. Mysterio! (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 37. The Menace of...Mysterio! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Amazing Spider-Man (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #186-187 (November-December 1978)

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 38. Spidey (Spider-Man) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #23 (April 1965)
Spidey  (black and white)
Show/hide 39. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 40. The Grotesque Adventure of the Green Goblin (Spider-Man) Comic story, 22 pages
Show/hide 41. Kraven, the Hunter! (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 42. Kraven the Hunter! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek

Reprint history

First print
United States
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #10 (September 1967)
Kraven the Hunter!
Also printed
Australia
The Amazing Spider-Man (Newton, 1975 series) #16 (February 1976)
Kraven the Hunter!

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 43. Spidey Battles Daredevil (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 44. Duel with Daredevil (Spider-Man) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 45. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 46. The Return of the Green Goblin! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 47. The End of Spider-Man! (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 48. The End of Spider-Man! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 49. Spidey Strikes Back! (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #19 (December 1964)
Spidey Strikes Back!
 (black and white)
Also printed
Australia
The Amazing Spider-Man (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #198-199 (November-December 1979)
Spidey Strikes Back!
Show/hide 50. Spidey Strikes Back! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #19 (December 1964)
Spidey Strikes Back!  (black and white)
Also printed
Australia
The Amazing Spider-Man (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #198-199 (November-December 1979)
Spidey Strikes Back!

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 51. The Scorpion! (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 52. The Coming of the Scorpion! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 53. Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko
Show/hide 54. The Sinister Six! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 41 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 55. The Secrets of Spider-Man (Spider-Man) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee

Show/hide 56. How Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Create Spider-Man! Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Steve Ditko

Notes

Originally presented in color; edited by Stan Lee


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 46785

Cover added

  • 03/07/2010

Index completed

  • 03/07/2010