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Amazing Fantasy (1962) - #15
"Spider-Man!"
Marvel


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  Writer(s):
Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

Penciller(s):
Steve Ditko

Inker(s):
Steve Ditko

Colorist(s):
Andy Yanchus

Letterer(s):
Art 'Artie' Simek

Editor(s):
Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

Cover Artist(s):
Steve Ditko
Jack 'King' Kirby
 

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Cover Date: Aug/Sep 1962
Cover Price: US $ 0.12

Issue Tagline: Introducing Spider-Man

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15 German Press
Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15 Marvel Legends Reprint
Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15 Old Navy Reprint

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The 100 Greatest Marvels of All Time (2001) #10
Amazing Fantasy (2002) #15 (Bagged)
Amazing Fantasy (2002) #15 (Spider-Man DVD Promotional Comic)
Amazing Fantasy (Faksimile) (1999) #15
Amazing Fantasy #15: Spider-Man! (2012) #15
Amazing Fantasy Omnibus (2007) Omnibus
Amazing Fantasy Omnibus (2007) Omnibus (Dan Brereton Variant)
The Amazing Spider-Man Masterworks (1992) TPB
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) TPB
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977) #1
The Amazing Spider-Man: The Complete Collection (2006) DVD-ROM
Edderkoppen (1978) #1
Essential Spider-Man (2001) TPB vol. 01
Essential Spider-Man (2001) TPB vol. 01 (2nd Edition)
Essential Spider-Man (2001) TPB vol. 01 (3rd Edition)
The Exploits of Spider-Man (1992) #1
Fantastic Firsts (2002) TPB
Hämähäkkimies / Spider-Man (1980) 1980-01
Hämähäkkimies / Spider-Man (1980) 2004-07
Hämähäkkimies / Spider-Man: Vuosikerta (2010) 2010-01
Klassiker der Comic-Literatur (2005) #15
L'étonnant Spider-Man (1969) #89/90
Marvel Classics Annual (1998) #1998
Marvel Limited: Fantastic Firsts (1994) HC
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003) HC vol. 01
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003) TPB vol. 01
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003) TPB vol. 01 (Barnes and Noble Edition 1st Printing)
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003) TPB vol. 01 (Barnes and Noble Edition 3rd Printing)
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2003) TPB vol. 01 (Panini UK Edition)
Marvel Milestone Edition: Amazing Fantasy (1992) #15
Marvel Tales (1964) #1
Marvel Tales (1964) #137
Marvel Tales (1964) #284
Origins of Marvel Comics (1974) Softcover
Snap! CD-ROM Comic Book Library (2003) CD-ROM Spider-Man
Spider-Man and Zoids (1986) #27
Spider-Man and Zoids (1986) #28
Spider-Man Classics (1993) #1
Spider-Man Collectible Series (2006) #1
Spider-Man Komplett (1999) #1
Spider-Man: Amazing Fantasy (2005) #1
Spider-Man: Amazing Fantasy (2005) #1 (Wal-Mart Edition)
Target Marvel Classic Origins (2004) TPB
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) HC
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) HC vol. 01
Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) HC vol. 01 (Second Printing)
The Very Best of Spider-Man (1994) TPB

Notes:
Although the cover date is August, the indicia shows September, 1962

Although we are reminded to get the next issue of Amazing Fantasy to follow Spider-Man's adventures, this was the final issue. Spider-Man wouldn't appear again until March 1963, in Amazing Spider-Man #1.

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The Origin story we all know and love. When mild mannered bookworm teen Peter Parker gets bitten by a radioactive spider he gains the proportionate speed and strength of a spider and the ability to cling to walls. He learns the hard way that with great power comes great responsibility.

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