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Vampire at Large! / -- The Way It Began / The Curse and the Cure!
Comic Book series: Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1
Issue Number: 102

Release Date:

November, 1971

Executive Editor:

Stan Lee

Cover Artist:

Gil Kane
Frank Giacoia


Roy Thomas


Gil Kane


Frank Giacoia
Tony Mortellaro






Stan Lee

Previous issue:

Amazing Spider-Man #101

Next issue:

Amazing Spider-Man #103

Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 #102 is the 102nd issue of Amazing Spider-Man.


"Vampire at Large!"

  • TBA

Continuity Developments

  • In this issue, Morbius' origin is revealed with his entire name, Michael Morbius.
  • Using Morbius' blood, Peter is cured of his extra arms and Curt is cured of his Lizard form.


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  • Tony Mortellaro is uncredited.
  • First regular (non-annual or King size) 48 page-issue for Amazing Spider-Man.
    • It costs 25 cents rather than the usual 15 cents. Issue 101 had special writing in the upper left that the comic was "Still 15 cents!", however 103 cost 20 cents and this issue was 25 cents.


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