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Amazing Fantasy (1962) UK Edition comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #15UK
    Amazing Fantasy (1962) UK Edition 15UK

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    UK edition. Identical to US edition, but has 9d cover price. Origin and 1st Appearance of Spider-Man by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko (11pgs). 1st appearance of Aunt May and Uncle Ben. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. "Spider-Man!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider and gains the abilities of a spider; When he fails to stop a burglar who runs past him, his uncle is killed as a result; He therefore swears never to shirk his responsibility again. "The Bell-Ringer!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; On a small Mediterranean island of fisherfolk, Old Pedros is the town bell-ringer; One day the volcano atop the island begins to erupt; The villagers evacuate and put out to sea; Old Pedros, though, stays at the church; "The bells must be rung," he tells himself. "Man in the Mummy Case!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; A fugitive accepts a mummy's help to escape the police, only to find himself an ancient Egyptian slave. Stan Lee's editorial explaining title change. "There Are Martians Among Us!", script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko; The discovery of a crashed flying saucer frightens a small town, especially when the townspeople realize that the Martians are among them; A month goes by with the aliens still at large. 36 pgs., full color.