F.A.Q.

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Here's some Frequently Asked Questions. If you want more info, you can always e-Mail The Editor, or you can see if some of the Other Staff have any expertise in the area you seek. Another great place for answers is a Spider-Man Notice-Board.

Of course, you can also ask the Spider-Oracle. The wise one answers questions - assuming that supplicant offers their request with sufficient humility as befits the exhalted one's high station. You can peruse the Oracle's Past Guidance.

Our list of frequently asked questions is organised into four section:

  1. Questions about Buying & Selling Spidey stuff.
  2. Questions about Finding Things on the site, or the internet.
  3. Questions about The Site - policy, technical, staff, suggestions etc.
  4. Questions about Comics - grading, numbering, valuing.
  5. Questions about Spider-Man - plus friends, villains and major events.

Buying & Selling

Need more comics? Have too many?

  1. How do I buy stuff?
  2. How do I sell stuff?
  3. What are my Spidey Comics worth?
  4. What are my Spidey Trading Cards worth?

Finding Things

Can't find something?

  1. How do I get in touch with Marvel?
  2. How do I get a job with Marvel?
  3. How do I contact Paradise Books?
  4. How can my kid send a letter to Spider-Man?
  5. How do I join a Spider-Man fan club?
  6. Where's the Spidey chat room (or message board)?
  7. Where's can I find Spidey pictures to color/photocopy?
  8. Where are all the pictures on this site?
  9. Where's the Spider-Man fan fiction?
  10. Where's the Spider-Man Movie info?
  11. Where's the Spider-Man Newspaper Strip info?
  12. Where's the 1960's TV Cartoon info?
  13. Where's the 1970's Spider-Man TV/Movie info?
  14. Where can I find a Spider-Man continuity sequence guide?
  15. Where can I find... <a comic title> ...
  16. Where can I learn about the history of comics?
  17. Where can I learn how to create comics?
  18. Where can I find... <insert topic here> ...

The Site

Want to find somebody? Want to join the site? Want us to join your site? Want to tell us your great idea few a new part of the site?

  1. Is your site Commercial?
  2. Can we place an advertisement on your site?
  3. Would SpiderFan like to be our affiliate site?
  4. Would SpiderFan like to swap banners with my site?
  5. Will SpiderFan please add a link to my site?
  6. Do similar sites exist for other characters?
  7. How did you create this web site?
  8. How come all the JPG images are broken on SpiderFan?
  9. Why isn't (Spider-Lizard, Doppelganger, etc.) in the costumes section?
  10. Where's the Variant Covers for (Spidey Appearance in XYZ)?
  11. Why don't you review (comic X, villain Y, etc.)?
  12. Why don't you add the Ultimate Spider-Man Characters?
  13. What Happened to the SpiderFun comic strip?
  14. Who did all the work on this site?
  15. How do I join the team?
  16. Where is the Info For New Staff?

Comics

Questions about comics in general, and some specific questions about Spider-Man comics as collectables.

  1. Please explain the current Spidey comics?
  2. Where do I get Spider-Man reprints?
  3. What issues of <any title> have featured Spider-Man?
  4. What's a Silver Age comic?
  5. Why do some comics have bar-codes and non bar-code versions?
  6. How are foreign comics different from US comics?
  7. How do you determine the grade for a comic?
  8. Why did Marvel restart the Spider-Man titles from #1?
  9. Why do modern Spidey comics have two numbers?
  10. What comics should I collect?
  11. In what sequence do the Spidey comics form a continuous story?
  12. If I live in the UK, am I stuck reading Astonishing Spiderman?
  13. What are the print run sizes for Spider-Man comics?

Spider-Man, Characters & Events

Other various questions about Spider-Man, the events in his comics, and the characters who appear in his comics.

  1. Who Created Spider-Man?
  2. Who knows That Peter is Spider-Man?
  3. Has Spider-Man ever died?
  4. Has Spider-Man ever killed?
  5. What's Peter's middle name?
  6. Quick, Tell Me About "The Clone Saga!"
  7. Quick, Tell Me About "Maximum Carnage!"
  8. Quick, Tell Me About "Torment!"
  9. Quick, Tell Me About "Separation Anxiety!"
  10. Quick, Tell Me About "Revenge of the Sinister Six!"
  11. Quick, Tell Me About "The Gathering of Five!"
  12. Quick, Tell Me About "Cult Of Love!"
  13. Quick, Tell Me About "Return of the Sinister Six!"
  14. Quick, Tell Me About "Powerless!"
  15. Did Spidey rescue MJ in the 90's TV Show?
  16. What girlfriends has Spider-Man (or Peter) had?
  17. Did Peter and Ben join in the Onslaught final battle?
  18. Who is Mr. Hyde?
  19. Who is Tara?
  20. Is Byrne's "Chapter One" Official Spidey Continuity?
  21. Did Mary Jane really have an affair?
  22. Did Mary Jane really take up smoking?
  23. Is Liz's Surname Allan or Allen?
  24. Did Gwen Stacy's Neck Snap or not?
  25. Who said "With Great Power comes Great Responsibility?"
  26. Are there any mistakes in the Spider-Man Encyclopedia?
  27. Are there any mistakes in the Spider-Man Movie?