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Comic Book: Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series)

What This Book is About:
After his debut in Amazing Fantasy #15, Spider-Man gets his own book, and the rest as they say, is history.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Mar 1963 to Nov 1998
1963
N/A

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Spider-Man
Spider-Man

(Peter Parker)
Iron Man
Iron Man

(Tony Stark)
J. Jonah Jameson
J. Jonah Jameson

(JJ Jameson)
May Parker
May Parker

(Aunt May)
Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)
Mr. Fantastic
Mr. Fantastic

(Reed Richards)
She-Hulk
She-Hulk

(Jennifer Walters)
Hulk
Hulk

(Bruce Banner)
Invisible Woman
Invisible Woman

(Sue Storm)
Thing
Thing

(Ben Grimm)

Comics Index

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Total Indexed Comics: 37

Comics sorted by date. Oldest shown first. Up to 25 comics per page. Page navigator at the bottom of the page.

Amazing Spider-Man #1
4 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #1

March 1963
"Spider-Man"
Script: Stan Lee
The story opens with Peter regretting obtaining his powers as he gives a short recap of his origin from Amazing Fantasy #15.  He notes also that since Uncle Ben’s death, he and Aunt May have been struggling financially. [...]
Amazing Spider-Man #2
4 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #2

May 1963
"Duel to the Death With the Vulture!"
Script: Stan Lee
This story opens with the revelation that a new danger has been troubling New York, just as said danger, The Vulture, swoops down and steals a briefcase full of bonds from a pedestrian.  Over at “Jameson Publishing” the head of Now Magazine J. [...]
Amazing Spider-Man #3
4.5 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #3

July 1963
"Spider-Man versus Doctor Octopus"
Script: Stan Lee
The story opens with Spider-Man stopping a good, old-fashioned robbery while thinking that stopping crime has become too easy, almost wishing for someone to come along who could challenge him. [...]
Amazing Spider-Man #4
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #4

September 1963
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Script:
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Amazing Spider-Man #5
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #5

October 1963
"?"
Script:
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Amazing Spider-Man #14
3 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #14

July 1964
"The Green Goblin"
Script: Stan Lee
The Green Goblin hatches a foolproof plan to destroy Spider-Man. First he enlists the aid of the Enforcers in his scheme of revenge. Then, he promises Hollywood film producer B.J.Cosmos that he can deliver Spidey as the star of his next picture. [...]
Amazing Spider-Man #79
4 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #79

December 1969
"To Prowl No More!"
Script: Stan Lee
We see Peter Parker jumping through the window of J. Jonah Jameson's office. Using his spider powers, he lands on the ground safely and runs up the building. Meanwhile, the Prowler believes he's just killed Parker, and flees through the window as Jameson and Robbie Robertson enter the office. [...]
Amazing Spider-Man #80
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #80

January 1970
"On The Trail of...the Chameleon!"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #81
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #81

February 1970
"The Coming of the Kangaroo!"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #82
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #82

March 1970
"And Then Came Electro!"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #83
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #83

April 1970
"The Schemer! (1 of 3)"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #84
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #84

May 1970
"The Kingpin Strikes Back!"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #85
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #85

June 1970
"And now...the Secret of the Schemer!"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #86
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #86

July 1970
"Beware...The Black Widow!"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #87
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #87

August 1970
"Unmasked At Last!"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #88
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #88

September 1970
"The Arms of Doctor Octopus!"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #89
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #89

October 1970
"Doc Ock Lives!"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #90
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #90

November 1970
"And Death Shall Come!"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #91
0 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #91

December 1970
"To Smash the Spider"
Script: Stan Lee
[...]
Amazing Spider-Man #100
4.5 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #100

September 1971
"The Spider or the Man?"
Script: Stan Lee
After spoiling a robbery, Spider-Man reflects on what matters most to him: Gwen Stacy. The young couple wants to get married, but how could they live a normal life if he is Spider-Man? [...]
Amazing Spider-Man #119
4 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #119

April 1973
"The Gentlemans Name is... Hulk"
Script: Gerry Conway
Peter Parker's Aunt May receives a mysterious telegram from a Jean-Pierre Rimbaud in Montreal. Fearing a connection to Dr. Octopus, Peter decides to investigate as Spider-Man. Seeing on the TV news that the Hulk is in Canada, Peter persuades J. [...]
Amazing Spider-Man #120
4 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #120

May 1973
"The Fight and the Fury"
Script: Gerry Conway
At the bottom of the lake, Hulk hurls the slab to which Spider-Man is clinging out of the water and Spidey leaps to safety. Hulk's underwater thrashing causes a massive tidal wave, preventing the army from following him as he leaps away. Returning to Montreal, Spidey captures one of Dr. [...]
Amazing Spider-Man #252
3 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #252

May 1984
"Homecoming!"
Script: Tom DeFalco
It has been over a week since the majority of Earth’s superheroes mysteriously vanished. In the offices of the Daily Bugle, J. Jonah Jameson and Robbie Robertson plan the day’s front page while Robbie resists his boss’ urging to blame the disappearances on Spider-Man. [...]
Amazing Spider-Man #328
3 stars

Amazing Spider-Man #328

January 1990
"Shaws Gambit"
Script: David Michelinie
The Hulk is approached by a Hellfire Club member, Sebastian Shaw, who offers him lots of money to destroy Spider-man. Spidey however, has been granted the power cosmic, increasing his abilities. After ridding the Statue of Liberty from terrorists, Spider-Man flies across town to meet his wife. [...]