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The Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) - #1
"Twice Stings The Tarantula!"

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Gerry Conway

Sal Buscema

Mike Esposito - 'Espo'

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Joe Rosen

Gerry Conway

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Sal Buscema

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Cover Date: December 1976
Cover Price: US $ 0.30

Issue Tagline: First Issue! Collector's Edition! By Popular Demand Spidey Stars in an All-New Action Series! Featuring the Stinging Return of the Tarantula!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 17 pages

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Letters Column: The Spider's Web

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Reprinted/Collected in:
Die Spinne Comic-Taschenbuch (1979) #1
Essential Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man (2005) TPB vol. 01
Ihmesarja (2002) #11
Spider-Man Firsts (2014) TPB

The cover logo used on this issue would be modified starting with #2 (the "Peter Parker" lettering will be tweaked and enlarged). The letter's column title and heading is borrowed from THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN for this issue only. It features a half-page text piece by Gerry Conway titled "Notes From Myself" that explains why Marvel decided to launch another Spidey title and how this one will be unique.

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