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The Amazing Spider-Man #3 Values

Publisher: Marvel, 1963

About The Amazing Spider-Man #3

Origin and first appearance of Doctor Octopus, who returns to the big screen in the upcoming Spider-Man: No Way Home. First full-length Spider-Man story. Human Torch appearance. Steve Ditko cover, art, and Spider-Man pin-up page. Currently #37 on Overstreet's list of Top 50 Silver Age Comics.

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COVER DETAILS

The Amazing Spider-Man #3 (Marvel, 1963) CGC NM+ 9.6 Off-white pages....
Characters: Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius]

Pencils: Steve Ditko (signed)

Inks: Steve Ditko (signed)

Colors: Stan Goldberg

Letters: Artie Simek

Reprints: Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #140 (June 1982)


STORY DETAILS

Title: Spider-Man Versus Doctor Octopus

Characters: Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Doctor Octopus [Otto Octavius] (Introduction; Origin); Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Charlie (Burglar); J Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; Flash Thompson; Liz Allen

Synopsis: When an experiment goes wrong, Otto Octavius gains control of his robotic arms and decides to take over an atomic facility, but Spider-Man stops him.

Pages: 21.000

Script: Stan Lee

Pencils: Steve Ditko

Inks: Steve Ditko

Letters: John Duffy

Reprints: Marvel Tales (Marvel, 1966 series) #140 (June 1982), | Marvel Collectors' Item Classics (Marvel, 1965 series) #1 (1965)

Notes: Spider-Man called "Super-Man" on pg 8; corrected in later reprintings; Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Data Courtesy of Grand Comics Database under Creative Commons license

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CGC Census Report*

Grade 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 9.0 9.2 9.4 9.6 9.8 9.9 10.0 Total
Universal  142 30 41 43 76 121 161 156 191 145 160 102 117 119 115 71 65 48 38 22 8 9 2 0 0 1982
Qualified  8 2 1 3 0 0 12 21 23 12 14 8 6 2 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 119
Signature Series  20 4 4 4 7 8 20 10 22 11 11 7 10 11 6 4 8 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 172
Restored  45 7 7 6 16 9 26 26 33 17 24 22 15 14 22 13 12 9 8 3 3 0 0 0 0 337
Total 215 43 53 56 99 138 219 213 269 185 209 139 148 146 145 91 85 59 48 27 12 9 2 0 0 2610

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