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44 minutes ago, Straw-Man said:

12/69 for me.  

Sadly, this is irrevocably true. The Bronze Age uses different criteria than Gold and Silver, so 1970s equal Bronze. I can argue all day, but my boulder is never going to crest the hill.

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On 8/15/2019 at 8:30 PM, Frisco Larson said:

I like that green Marvel used in the earlier days. Kinda "mint" green, but not quite as bright. Like the copy below.

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You see so few of these with the "L" in learn fully visible.

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On 8/22/2019 at 3:36 AM, mosconi said:

Not positive if these belong in Silver or Bronze, but thought I'd go ahead and post em here.  A couple of Spidey trilogies:

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Really like that cover.  Notice how the one cop is pointing his gun at the other?  Not very tactical!y safe !

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9 hours ago, KirbyJack said:

“Ages” don’t suddenly end, they peter out.

That said, the Silver Age ended the second that Kirby left Marvel. :sumo:

That's a pretty good end point for Marvel in general.  Don't most people say the start of DC Bronze began with Adams GL #76? 

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19 hours ago, JohnH19 said:

121 is a 1973 book. Way after the silver age.

I don’t think there’s a firm line between silver and bronze but many think it’s the increase from 12 to 15 cents. I remember that traumatic moment in time very well.:preach:

The Spidey drug issues still give me a Silver 60's vibe for some reason.  Morbius would be an interesting starting point for the Bronze age of Spidey hm

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On 8/24/2019 at 1:34 PM, Spidey 62 said:

You see so few of these with the "L" in learn fully visible.

Thanks and you're right! I've noticed that several copies I've seen have the "L" on the spine. 

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On 8/24/2019 at 2:34 PM, Spidey 62 said:

You see so few of these with the "L" in learn fully visible.

That's what I was looking for when I upgraded to this one. took a while too!

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22 hours ago, mosconi said:

The Spidey drug issues still give me a Silver 60's vibe for some reason.  Morbius would be an interesting starting point for the Bronze age of Spidey hm

Funny, I think the drug issues emphatically establish the BA beginning for Spidey. Very Bronze/70's type of vibe dealing with social issues of several sorts (one of the main hallmarks of the new age). I think Morbius coming shortly after just reinforces it with another of the era's main themes: the shift toward horror. 121 and 122 are exceptional issues, perhaps my two favorite spidey books, but I wouldn't say they started the age, probably the pinnacle of it. I think too many people want to say it started the age for sentimental reasons, as if the story isn't important enough on its own.

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On 8/24/2019 at 1:34 PM, Spidey 62 said:

You see so few of these with the "L" in learn fully visible.

i have an L!

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23 hours ago, porcupine48 said:

Sure am glad I picked this up a long time ago these days :cloud9:My fave Spidey baddy.

 

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Mysterio is undeniably cool. Naturally, The Sandman is my sentimental favorite Spider-villain (FF), but I have always been weirdly taken with ASM 15.

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spidey has some of his very best smart-azz comments in his various fights with kraven.  can still remember laughing like a fool at his kraven-directed wise-cracks as a kid.

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