August 1962: Spider-Man

The character makes his first appearance as part of Marvel Comics' "Amazing Fantasy." The story tells how high school student Peter Parker acquired his superpowers. (A Spider-Man series would start in March 1963.)

* Spider-Man page from marvel.com: @
* Spider-Man page from comicbookdb.com: @
* More about first issue (from marvel.wikia.com): @
* www.spiderfan.org (fan site): @
* www.spider-man.info (fan site): @
* "Comic Book Nation: The Transformation of Youth Culture in America" (Bradford W. Wright, 2003): @
* "Webslinger: Unauthorized Essays on Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man" (2007): @

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