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The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) - #88
"The Arms of Doctor Octopus!"

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Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

John Romita Sr.

Jim Mooney

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Sam Rosen

Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

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Cover Date: September 1970
Cover Price: US $ 0.15

Issue Tagline: See: The Rampaging Return of Spidey's Deadliest Foe! The Arms of Doctor Octopus!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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While on display at New York's famous Museum of Natural Science Doctor Octopus's mechanical arms come to life and escape by themselves. Not even the web-slinger can stop them. If his arms are on the move can the good Doctor be far behind? Meanwhile, Peter Parker's grades are dropping and his scholarship is in peril.

Reprinted/Collected in:
40 Years of the Amazing Spider-Man (2004) CD Collection
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) HC
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) HC (Direct Market Edition)
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) TPB
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) TPB
The Amazing Spider-Man (2004) Vol 07
The Amazing Spider-Man: The Complete Collection (2006) DVD-ROM
The Astonishing Spider-Man (2007) #4
Essential Spider-Man (1996) TPB vol. 04
Ihmesarja (2002) #1
Klassiker der Comic-Literatur (2005) #15
L'Uomo Ragno Gigante (1976) #34
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003) HC vol. 10
Marvel Tales (1964) #69
Marvel Tales (1964) #223
Spider-Man: The Death of Captain Stacy (2000) #1

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