Marvel Tales #137

United States

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
March 1982
Page count
36
Cover price
0.60 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/36199

Credits

Editing
Tom DeFalco, editor (reprint editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Spider-Man) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Spider-Man

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Steve Ditko, inker
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Marvel Tales Starring Spider-Man (Federal, 1984? series) #1 (1984)
No title recorded
Show/hide 1. Spider-Man! (Spider-Man) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
[V-789]
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Ben Parker; Aunt May Parker; Crusher Hogan; Flash Thompson; Liz Allan; the Burglar

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
 
Stan Lee, original author
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Colours
Andy Yanchus, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Marvel Tales Starring Spider-Man (Federal, 1984? series) #1 (1984)
Spider-Man

Synopsis

Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider and gains the abilites of a spider. When he fails to stop a burglar who runs past him his uncle his killed as a result. He therefore swears never to shirk his responsibility again.

Show/hide 2. Amazing Fantasy #15 (Spider-Man) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Colours
Andy Yanchus, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Notes

Unused cover for Amazing Fantasy #15 published for the first time in color.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Marvel Mails) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Marvel Mails

Credits

Writing
Tom DeFalco, scripter
Art
John Romita, penciller
 
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Frank Miller, penciller
 
Steve Ditko, penciller (illustration)
 
John Romita, inker
 
Bob Wiacek, inker
 
Steve Ditko, inker (illustration)
Colours
Andy Yanchus, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Editorial on background of Spider-Man and the publication of his various origin stories. Includes a cover repro of the following issue.

Show/hide 4. The Origin of Dr. Strange (Dr. Strange) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Baron Mordo; Ancient One

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
 
Stan Lee, original author
Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Colours
Andy Yanchus, colourist
Text
Sam Rosen, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #115 (December 1963)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
Also printed
United States
Marvel Tales Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #2 (1965)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Marvel Premiere (Marvel, 1972 series) #11 (October 1973)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Origins of Marvel Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1974 series) (1974)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
Australia
The Avengers (Newton, 1975 series) #1 ([28 June 1975])
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
Australia
Origins of Great Marvel Comics Heroes (Newton, 1975?) ([1975])
 
Australia
Origins of Great Marvel Comics Heroes (Newton, 1975?) ([1975])
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
Australia
Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #1 ([1977?])
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
Australia
Marvel Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1977? series) #2 ([1979?])
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
Australia
Strange Tales (Yaffa/Page, 1978 series) #4 ([July 1980?])
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1949 series) #137 (March 1982)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #23 (1992)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Spider-Man Classics (Marvel, 1993 series) #1 (April 1993)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Origins of Marvel Comics Revised Edition (Marvel, 1997 series) (September 1997)
The Origin of Dr. Strange
 
United States
Essential Dr. Strange (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (December 2001)
The Origin of Dr. Strange

Synopsis

Dr. Stephen Strange, a top neurosurgeon, damages his hands in an accident and seeks out a mystic for help. He saves the seer from his treacherous student, becoming his pupil and finding a new purpose.

Show/hide 5. The Deciding Factor! (Captain America; Hostess) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain America; Hostess
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain America; Nick Fury

Credits

Art
Al Kupperberg , penciller [as Alan Kupperberg]
 
Frank Giacoia , inker
Text
Irv Watanabe, letterer [as Irving Watanabe]

Synopsis

Cap and Fury defeat alien invaders by giving them Hostess Fruit Pies.

Show/hide 6. Dr. Strange Master of the Mystic Arts (Dr. Strange) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Strange
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Colours
Andy Yanchus, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Show/hide 7. Peter Parker as.. Spider-Man (Spider-Man) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Steve Ditko, line art
Colours
Andy Yanchus, colourist
Text
Sam Rosen, letterer

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 6862

Entry created

Cover added

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