1960s-Era Spider-Man Streaming on Marvel.com
Created 04/02/2009 - 23:00
The SPIDER-MAN animated series from 1967 made its Marvel.com debut this week. Stream episodes of the show on Marvel.com, with "new" episodes going up every Thursday.
First airing on the ABC television network in 1967, the series revolves around the scientific-minded teenager Peter Parker who, after being bitten by a radioactive spider, develops amazing strength and spider-like powers. He decides to become a crime-fighting, costumed super hero; all the while dealing with his personal problems and the insecurities resulting from being a teenager. Each episode features two parts.
Episode 1 features "The Power of Dr. Octopus" (Dr. Octopus kidnaps Spider-Man in order to hold the city ransom.) and "Sub-Zero for Spidey" (Spider-Man battles ice creatures to save his city from freezing.).