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Spider-Man Comics Weekly (UK)   (1973)
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Publisher: Marvel Comics UK (Marvel)

Publication Date: February 1973 - December 1985

Country: United Kingdom

Language: English

Notes:
Probably the longest running UK Marvel comic and probably the best selling. Due to this, other UK Marvel weeklies who's sales were dropping were usually eventually merged with this Spider-Man title.

Originally called 'Spider-Man Comics Weekly' it underwent LOTS of name changes over the years.

Some of these are:

From Issue 158 it became 'Super Spider-Man With The Super-Heroes' and also changed orientation to become a landscape format comic. This was so two pages of US artwork could be fitted onto one UK sized (like magazine sized) page. From issue 199, 'Super Spider-Man and the Titans', 231 'Super Spider-Man and Captain Britain' which featured original Captain Britain strips after this comic had merged with Captain Britain Weekly. 311 'Spider-Man Comic', 334 'Spectacular Spider-man Weekly', 376 'Spider-Man And Hulk Weekly', 450 'Super Spider-Man TV Comic', 553 'Spider-Man And His Amazing Friends'

Issue 631 finally gave us the black costume strips.. but with issue 634 is became 'The Spider-Man Comic' and was aimed at younger children! It also included 'Fraggle Rock' strips!! (Personally I remember being devastated!)

With issue 652 it became even worse by becoming 'Spidey Comic' before finally dying a death with issue 666! Three months later the 'Spider-Man and Zoids' comic appeared with new numbering.

Issues 607 to 610 featured original UK Spider-Man strips based in London fighting 'Assassin-8'. Strips by Mike Collins, Barry Kitson and Mark Farmer.

Number of issues cataloged: 28



Issue   Title   Story Arc   Cover Date
529
 
 
  April 27 1983
520
 
 
  February 23 1983
426
 
 
  May 6 1981
425
 
 
  April 29 1981
301
 
 
  November 1978
231
  Super Spider-Man And Captain Britain
 
  July 13 1977
166
  Super Spider-Man with the Super-Heroes
 
  April 17 1976
162
  Super Spider-Man with the Super-Heroes
 
  Mid March 20 1976
161
  Super Spider-Man with the Super-Heroes
 
  Mid March 13 1976
160
  Super Spider-Man with the Super-Heroes
 
  March 6 1976
159
  Super Spider-Man with The Super-Heroes
 
  February 28 1976
158
  Super Spider-man with the Super-heroes
 
  February 21 1976
140
  A Monster Called...Morbius
 
  October 18 1975
139
 
 
  October 11 1973
110
 
 
  March 22 1975
106
 
 
  February 22 1973
105
 
 
  February 15 1973
100
  spider-man comics weekly
 
  Early January 11 1975
89
 
 
  October 26 1974
86
  The Web Closes
 
  Early October 5 1974
72
 
 
  June 29 1974
20
 
 
  June 30 1973
17
  The Goblin and the Gangsters
 
  June 9 1973
7
  Kraven The Hunter
 
  March 31 1973
4
 
 
  March 10 1973
Winter Special 1983
 
 
  Winter 1983
Winter Special 1982
 
 
  Winter 1982
Summer Special 1987
  With Foes Like These...
 
  Summer 1987







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