Amazing Spider-Man #1 Mistake?

#1 Edited by TheTimShow (109 posts) - - Show Bio

See Amazing Spider-Man issue 1! Is this a mistake by the letterer or was Stan Lee still undecided on Peter's name?  Read the green word bubbles carefully. ALSO: Pick up a free digital copy of this issue in Marvel's digital comic selection at Marvel.com!

Peter "Palmer" as Spider-Man! 
#2 Posted by KainScion (2992 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheTimShow: i dont know where you got that but it isnt from amazing spider-man 1. my guess a fake.

#3 Posted by ReVamp (23014 posts) - - Show Bio

@KainScion said:

@TheTimShow: i dont know where you got that but it isnt from amazing spider-man 1. my guess a fake.

I don't think its from it either.

#4 Posted by KainScion (2992 posts) - - Show Bio

read it online for free. no such panels.

#5 Edited by TheTimShow (109 posts) - - Show Bio

I found the mistake in a digital copy FROM the Marvel website, so unless one of the employees is playing a joke I don't think it's a mistake. Download the free issue from Marvel and go to the second story in #1 "Spider-Man versus the Chameleon" on the second page. Or perhaps check your reprint ?  :) 

#6 Posted by TheTimShow (109 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll check my print copy right now. One moment please...

#7 Posted by Gonzo33 (124 posts) - - Show Bio

Hidden origin revealed.

#8 Posted by KainScion (2992 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheTimShow: i'm telling you man. its not there. i did read the online free copy. its not there. it doesnt even match your panel's design, the colors are really bright in the online version. and my reprint doesnt have it. so come on really where did you get it?

#9 Posted by Mycroftian (106 posts) - - Show Bio

I think some of the originals did have this mistake in them (this isn't the first time I've heard of it). Stan Lee kinda sucked at remembering names, so I believe it.

#10 Posted by TheTimShow (109 posts) - - Show Bio

There might have been 2 prints, the first being incorrect and the second printing corrected the mistake. I will literally scan my kindle to show you. Hold on...

#11 Posted by KainScion (2992 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mycroftian: stan lee is known for naming his character a la PP(peter parker), BB(bruce banner). so its easy to remember. i doubt he would forget their names.

#12 Posted by KainScion (2992 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheTimShow: the digital copy didnt have it and i doubt there are multiple variants of them floating around. who knows

#13 Posted by FinnVarra (227 posts) - - Show Bio

That's a legit error in the original print. When I worked at a comic store in the 90's my boss showed it to me.

#14 Edited by TheTimShow (109 posts) - - Show Bio

Here's two pics of my kindle and pc

Actual photo of Marvel's digital copy.  NOTICE Peter Palmer name is on the page TWICE!
. Sorry it's hard to read.
      Picture to prove it's on my Kindle.
#15 Posted by KainScion (2992 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheTimShow: sorry you were right. it does say palmer. my bad.

#16 Posted by KainScion (2992 posts) - - Show Bio

but the print really does say parker. dont know where palmer came from.

#17 Posted by TheTimShow (109 posts) - - Show Bio

When they restored it they must have corrected a few things as well.

#18 Posted by KainScion (2992 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheTimShow said:

When they restored it they must have corrected a few things as well.

anyway sorry for giving you a hard time.

#19 Posted by TheTimShow (109 posts) - - Show Bio

Hey as long as you aren't giving Spidey a hard time like some people do I'm fine. Thanks for posting! :)

#20 Posted by Skyfire (808 posts) - - Show Bio

In the original they made this mistake, in reprints they corrected it.

Similarly, in ASM #3 Dr Octopus calls Spider-man 'Superman' at one point.

#21 Posted by PaperDemon (684 posts) - - Show Bio

This is why i HATE the digital switch. ITS RUINING the print ways. Soon everyone will switch to this crap. I will always stay loyal to the good ol' print copies. I  buy at New england comics. Not on some Stinking Iphone or Ipad. This generation is doomed...
#22 Edited by Comic_Guy (1 posts) - - Show Bio

@skyfire The issue you are looking for is # 3 page 11 In which Dr. Octopus calls Spiderman Super-Man in panel 6

(I own the entire siderman collection from Amazing Fantasy to issue 700)

#23 Posted by SymbioticSpider-Man (3574 posts) - - Show Bio

@paperdemon: You're right! Live in the past and corrections are the Devil. Nice logic bro.

#24 Posted by Black_Arrow (5155 posts) - - Show Bio

I have read the issue again and everytime he is mentioned Peter Palmer appears. So in his first appearance the Chamaleon didn't fought Peter Parker, he fought Peter Palmer.

#25 Edited by SensationalSpiderMan (120 posts) - - Show Bio

I found this in Superior Spider-Man #9 when Otto was doing the mind-wipe. Just look at the red oval I made. 'Palmer' is mentioned. Interesting.

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