Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #9

Published
November 1981
Page count
52
Cover price
0.70 AUD; 0.85 NZD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Pocket size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1098469

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover To Die in Darkness (The Spectacular Spider-Man) Cover, 1 page

"Blinded by the masked marauder, Spider-man plunges to his doom!"

Featuring

Feature
The Spectacular Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Daredevil; Masked Marauder

Credits

Pencils
Ed Hannigan ?
Inks
Bob McLeod ?
Joe Rubinstein ?
Letters
Irving Watanabe
Editing
Mary Jo Duffy

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 1976 series) #26 (January 1979)
...To Die in Darkness!
Show/hide 1. Carrion, My Wayward Son! (The Spectacular Spider-Man) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spectacular Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
LG69
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; White Tiger; Carrion (Introduction; clone of Professor Miles Warren); Masked Marauder; Tri-Man; Maggia; Nova (cameo); Human Torch [Johnny Storm] (cameo); Savage Skulls (street gang)

Credits

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Frank Springer
Colours
Petra Goldberg
Letters
Elaine Heinl (pages 1, 5-31)
Gaspar Saladino (pages 2-3, uncredited)
Editing
Bob Hall

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 1976 series) #25 (December 1978)
Carrion, My Wayward Son!
Also printed
United States
Essential Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
Carrion, My Wayward Son!

Synopsis

Spider-Man tries to stop a robbery at the Citicorp Building by the Maggia but is captured by the Masked Marauder and Tri-Man.

Notes

The original page 1 lettered by Elaine Hahl, has been omitted from this reprint.

Show/hide 2. Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory (The Spectacular Spider-Man) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spectacular Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Daredevil; White Tiger; Masked Marauder; Tri-Man; Maggia; Betty Brant; Mary Jane Watson; Mrs. Muggins; Awilda Ayala; Holly Gillis; Sha Shan; Flash Thompson; Carrion (cameo)

Credits

Script
Credits: Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Frank Springer
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one)
Rick Parker
Editing
Mary Jo Duffy

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 1976 series) #26 (January 1979)
Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory
Also printed
United States
Essential Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory

Synopsis

Spider-Man escapes from the Masked Marauder and Tri-Man but not before he is blinded by the Marauder's optic-blast.

Show/hide 3. The Blind Leading the Blind (The Spectacular Spider-Man) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Spectacular Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
LG-222
Characters
Spider-Man; Daredevil; Carrion; Masked Marauder; Tri-Man; Maggia; Dr. Henry Orlock; Mrs. Muggins; Mary Jane Watson; Betty Bran

Credits

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Springer
Colours
Bob Sharen
Letters
Denise Wohl
Editing
Mary Jo Duffy

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 1976 series) #27 (February 1979)
The Blind Leading the Blind
Also printed
United States
Essential Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
The Blind Leading the Blind

Synopsis

A blinded Spider-Man and Daredevil scour the city for the Masked Marauder.

Notes

This story is Frank Miller's first work on Daredevil.


Notes

This issue is a taller pocket size than usual.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Mark Muller
  • Neil A Hansen
  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 42287

Entry created

  • 27/09/2009

Cover added

  • 21/08/2014

Index completed

  • 21/08/2014

Last updated

  • 02/06/2021