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Doctor Octopus

Doctor Octopus
Real Name: Otto Octavius
Occupation: N/A
Birth Place: Schenectady, New York
Identity: N/A
Aliases: Spider-Man
Relatives: N/A
Group Affiliation: Sinister Six, Masters of Evil, Sinister Syndicate, Thunderbolts Army, Avengers, Horizon Labs, Empire State University
Base of Operations: N/A
Origin: Augmented (Chemical)
First Appearance
Amazing Spider-Man #3 (v1)
Gender: N/A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Eyes: N/A
Hair: N/A
Education: N/A
Universe: N/A
 
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 #3 (v1)
67: Amazing Spider-Man #3 (v1)
   
"Spider-Man Versus Doctor Octopus "
Doctor Otto Octavious, a brilliant atomic scientist, is caught in an explosion when one of his experiments goes wrong, causing his brain damage and the mechanical arm apparatus he was wearing to fuse to his vertebrae. The demented Doctor still strives to carry on with his experiments and no one will stop him. Not even Spider-man!
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Cover Date : July 1963
Release Date: April 1963
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Steve Ditko
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #11 (v1)
162: Amazing Spider-Man #11 (v1)
   
"Turning Point "
After serving his prison term Doctor Otto Octavius has been released! Meanwhile Peter Parker is dealing with his feelings over the disappearance of Betty Brant. Will this affect him as Spider-man when he may have to stop Doctor Octopus for the second time?!
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Cover Date : April 1964
Release Date: January 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Steve Ditko
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #12 (v1)
164: Amazing Spider-Man #12 (v1)
   
"Unmasked By Doctor Octopus! "
Doctor Octopus escaped from Spider-man in Philadelphia and has been on a crime spree ever since. Finally returning to New York to confront his nemesis, he kidnaps Betty Brant and uses her as bait to get a confrontation with the amazing Spider-man!
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Cover Date : May 1964
Release Date: February 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Steve Ditko
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Amazing Spider-Man  Annual #1
223: Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1
   
"The Sinister Six "
Doctor Octopus has escaped from prison and gathered together Elektro, Kraven, Sandman, the Vulture, and Mysterio. Together they have kidnapped Aunt May and Betty Brant to use as bait for Spider-man. Meanwhile Peter Parker has lost his powers and without them how can he defeat the Sinister Six?!
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Cover Date : October 1964
Release Date: June 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Steve Ditko
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #18 (v1)
233: Amazing Spider-Man #18 (v1)
   
"The End of Spider-Man! "
Aunt May is recovering from a heart attack and Peter Parker has to be there for her. Unable to risk his life, while as Spider-man, he will have to avoid every encounter with his enemies!
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Cover Date : November 1964
Release Date: August 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Steve Ditko
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Covered in a Podcast Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #31 (v1)
430: Amazing Spider-Man #31 (v1)
If This Be My Destiny (1 of 3)
   
"If This Be My Destiny...! "
Peter has started life in college and Aunt May's illness is revealed. Can Peter navigate a social life on campus, worry for his aunt, and his identity as Spider-Man
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Cover Date : December 1965
Release Date: September 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Steve Ditko
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #32 (v1)
431: Amazing Spider-Man #32 (v1)
If This Be My Destiny (2 of 3)
   
"Man On A Rampage! "
When part of a cure for Aunt May is stolen by the Master Planner, can Spider-Man get to it before it loses its potency?
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Cover Date : January 1966
Release Date: October 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Steve Ditko
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #53 (v1)
810: Amazing Spider-Man #53 (v1)
Doc Ock Wins (1 of 4)
   
"Enter: Dr. Octopus "
While at a test launch of the new nullifier device, Peter Parker witnesses the return of Doc Ock who is attempting to steal the device. Can he stop the villains newest plan?
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Cover Date : October 1967
Release Date: July 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #54 (v1)
811: Amazing Spider-Man #54 (v1)
Doc Ock Wins (2 of 4)
   
"The Tentacles and the Trap! "
When Doctor Octopus becomes Aunt May's newest border, Peter is frantic to protect her from his arch-foe's villainy.
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Cover Date : November 1967
Release Date: August 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #55 (v1)
812: Amazing Spider-Man #55 (v1)
Doc Ock Wins (3 of 4)
   
"Dock Ock Wins! "
Because of the threat of Doc Ock, the nullifier is being moved to Tony Stark's factory. The battle between villain and Spider-Man comes to a head when the two show down over the nullifier.
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Cover Date : December 1967
Release Date: September 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #56 (v1)
813: Amazing Spider-Man #56 (v1)
Doc Ock Wins (4 of 4)
   
"Disaster! "
Doc Ock manipulates Spider-Man into joining him in his criminal activities after Parker looses his memory. Will Spider-Man become a force for evil?
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Cover Date : January 1968
Release Date: October 1967
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #88 (v1)
1243: Amazing Spider-Man #88 (v1)
   
"The Arms of Doctor Octopus! "
The mechanical arms of Dr. Octopus are put on display. Octavious uses this to his advantage and gains control of his appendages, allowing his premature escape from incarceration, and allowing his criminal activities to resume.
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Cover Date : September 1970
Release Date: June 1970
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #89 (v1)
1244: Amazing Spider-Man #89 (v1)
   
"Doc Ock Lives! "
With the media declaring Dr. Octopus dead, he takes the time to recover from the plane crash and plan for his next crime. Spider-Man, knowing that no body was recovered, sets ouy to find his nemesis.
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Cover Date : October 1970
Release Date: July 1970
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gil Kane
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #90 (v1)
1245: Amazing Spider-Man #90 (v1)
   
"And Death Shall Come! "
As Peter prepares a secret weapon against his Doctor Octopus, the potential for some heavy collateral damage exists on the horizon.
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Cover Date : November 1970
Release Date: August 1970
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gil Kane
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #112 (v1)
1487: Amazing Spider-Man #112 (v1)
   
"Spidey Cops Out! "
Still worried about Aunt May, Peter shirks his responsibilities as Spider-Man to continue his search. Before long the trail will lead him to one of his greatest foes.
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Cover Date : September 1972
Release Date: June 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #113 (v1)
1488: Amazing Spider-Man #113 (v1)
Who the Heck is Hammerhead? (1 of 3)
   
"They Call The Doctor...Octopus! "
Doc Ock is back in town and only Spider-Man can stop him, but will a strange health problem keep Peter from doing so? Also, who is Mr. H and how does he fit in?
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Cover Date : October 1972
Release Date: July 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #114 (v1)
1489: Amazing Spider-Man #114 (v1)
Who the Heck is Hammerhead? (2 of 3)
   
"Gang War, Schmang War! What I Want to know is ...who the Heck is Hammerhead? "
Hammerhead has just made the scene and Spidey finds that his troubles with Doc Ock were just a warm-up.
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Cover Date : November 1972
Release Date: August 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #115 (v1)
1490: Amazing Spider-Man #115 (v1)
Who the Heck is Hammerhead? (3 of 3)
   
"The Last Battle! "
The combatants are all set, Spidey, Doc Ock, Hammerhead and...May Parker? Find out how Peter's favorite aunt figures into this battle royale.
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Cover Date : December 1972
Release Date: September 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: John Romita Sr.
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #130 (v1)
1849: Amazing Spider-Man #130 (v1)
   
"Betrayed! "
Hammerhead mastermind's a crime wave in New York City, while meanwhile Doctor Octopus and Aunt May are making plans for the future that will shock Spider-Man. Special Bonus: the Spider-Mobile gets its first operational test!
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Cover Date : March 1974
Release Date: November 1973
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #131 (v1)
1850: Amazing Spider-Man #131 (v1)
   
"My Uncle...My Enemy? "
Hammerhead crashes the wedding of Doctor Octopus and Aunt May (you read that right!), and the secret of Doctor Octopus's interest in Aunt May is finally revealed.
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Cover Date : April 1974
Release Date: January 1974
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #152 (v1)
2447: Amazing Spider-Man #152 (v1)
   
"Shattered by the Shocker! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : January 1976
Release Date: October 1975
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #154 (v1)
2490: Amazing Spider-Man #154 (v1)
   
"The Sandman Always Strikes Twice "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : March 1976
Release Date: December 1975
Universe:
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #156 (v1)
2619: Amazing Spider-Man #156 (v1)
   
"On a Clear Day You Can See... The Mirage! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : May 1976
Release Date: February 1976
Universe:
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #157 (v1)
2620: Amazing Spider-Man #157 (v1)
   
"The Ghost That Haunted Octopus! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1976
Release Date: March 1976
Universe:
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #158 (v1)
2621: Amazing Spider-Man #158 (v1)
   
"Hammerhead is Out! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : July 1976
Release Date: April 1976
Universe:
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #159 (v1)
2622: Amazing Spider-Man #159 (v1)
   
"Arm-In-Arm-In-Arm-In-Arm-In-Arm-In-Arm With Doctor Octopus "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : August 1976
Release Date: May 1976
Universe:
Writer: Len Wein
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man  Annual #13
3806: Amazing Spider-Man Annual #13
   
"The Arms of Doctor Octopus! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : December 1979
Release Date: October 1979
Universe:
Writer: Marv Wolfman
Art: John Byrne
Cover: Keith Pollard
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man  Annual #1
3807: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #1
   
"And Men Shall Call Him... Octopus! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : December 1979
Release Date: October 1979
Universe:
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Rich Buckler
Cover: Rich Buckler
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #165 (v1)
4201: Daredevil #165 (v1)
   
"Arms of the Octopus "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : July 1980
Release Date: May 1980
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roger McKenzie
Art: Frank Miller
Cover: Frank Miller
Issue Has Comments
 
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Daredevil #259 (v1)
4584: Captain America #259 (v1)
   
"Rite of Passage "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : July 1981
Release Date: May 1981
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Jim Shooter
Art: Mike Zeck
Cover: Mike Zeck
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Captain America  Annual #15
4817: Amazing Spider-Man Annual #15
   
"Spider-Man: Threat Or Menace? "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : September 1981
Release Date: July 1981
Universe:
Writer:
Art: Frank Miller
Cover: Frank Miller
Issue Has Comments
 
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Amazing Spider-Man #17 (v1)
5017: Dazzler #17 (v1)
   
"The Angel and the Octopus! "
A persistent Angel gets Dazzler to agree to go on a date with him, only to have it ruined by Doctor Octopus.
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Cover Date : July 1982
Release Date: May 1982
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Danny Fingeroth
Art: Frank Springer
Cover: Frank Springer
Issue Has Comments
 
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Dazzler #72 (v1)
5189: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #72 (v1)
   
"Waiting for Doctor Octopus "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : November 1982
Release Date: August 1982
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Ed Hannigan
Cover: Ed Hannigan
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #73 (v1)
5190: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #73 (v1)
   
"Peter Parker, You Are the Spectacular Spider-Man! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : December 1982
Release Date: September 1982
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Al Milgrom
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #74 (v1)
5193: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #74 (v1)
   
"Fantasia! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : January 1983
Release Date: October 1982
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Bob Hall
Cover: Bob Hall
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #75 (v1)
5194: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #75 (v1)
   
"Ferrae Naturae (Wild Beasts) "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : February 1983
Release Date: November 1982
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Al Milgrom
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #76 (v1)
5195: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #76 (v1)
   
"At Death's Door! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : March 1983
Release Date: December 1982
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Al Milgrom
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #77 (v1)
5242: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #77 (v1)
   
"Relapse Times Two "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : April 1983
Release Date: January 1983
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Al Milgrom
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #78 (v1)
5243: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #78 (v1)
   
"The Long Goodbye "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : May 1983
Release Date: February 1983
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Al Milgrom
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
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Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #79 (v1)
5244: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #79 (v1)
   
"The Final Battle "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1983
Release Date: March 1983
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Al Milgrom
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
           
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