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The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) - #11
""Turning Point" featuring The Return of Dr. Octopus!"

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Cover Date: April 1964
Cover Price: US $ 0.12

Issue Tagline: Featuring: The Long-Awaited "Return of Doctor Octopus!"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 21 pages

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Dr. Octopus is released from prison after serving his sentence. He immediately becomes a thorn in Spider-Man's side once again, endangering Betty Brant in the process.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Amazing Spider-Man (2004) CD Collection
Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection (2013) TPB vol. 01
The Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus (2007) HC vol. 01
The Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus (2007) HC vol. 01 (Alex Ross Cover)
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) Annual 03
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977) #2
The Amazing Spider-Man: The Complete Collection (2006) DVD-ROM
Die Spinne (1974) #13
Essential Spider-Man (1996) TPB vol. 01
Essential Spider-Man (1996) TPB vol. 01 (2nd Edition)
Essential Spider-Man (1996) TPB vol. 01 (3rd Edition)
The Exploits of Spider-Man (1992) #13
L'Uomo Ragno Gigante (1976) #4
Marvel Masterworks (1987) #5
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003) HC vol. 02
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003) TPB vol. 02
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003) TPB vol. 02 (Barnes and Noble Edition 1st Printing)
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003) TPB vol. 02 (Barnes and Noble Edition 2nd Printing)
Marvel Tales (1964) #148
Spider-Man Classics (1993) #12
Spider-Man Collectible Series (2006) #23
Spider-Man Collectible Series (2006) #24
Spider-Man Komplett (1999) #2
Spider-Man: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility (2011) #4
Target Spider-Man/Doctor Octopus: Greatest Battles (2004) nn

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