Add New Content  |  Top Issues  |  Register  |  Marketplace  |  Forums  |  Request a Feature  |  Help  |  Mobile  |  Home


Register for free
Social Media: Facebook Twitter Tumblr

  Search by Cover Date

  Story Arcs
  Public Collections
  Public User Lists

Last 10 titles added:
  1. Penny For Your Soul Vol....
  2. Gingerdead Man Meets Evi...
  3. Hope (2018)
  4. Science Comics: Robots a...
  5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Tur...
  6. Usagi Yojimbo (2017)
  7. Cave Carson Has an Inter...
  8. Batman Annual (1960)
  9. Batman Monthly (1993)
  10. Lucy Dreaming (2018)
   View All

Last 10 creators added:
  1. Ashley Benson
  2. Stephen Mayer
  3. Miracle Mosley
  4. Kat Hayashida
  5. Kat Tsai
  6. Raśl Angulo
  7. Celia Lowenthal
  8. Aleksandr Gushky
  9. Sapo Lendario
  10. Emei Burell
   View All

Last 10 characters added:
  1. Jacko
  2. Popsie
  3. Scarper
  4. Bowzer
  5. Ducks
  6. Deimos (Marvel)
  7. Phobos (Marvel)(01)
  8. Splatt the Flat Cat
  9. Putty (MMPR)
  10. Sheers, Eddie
   View All

The Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) - #197
"Power Play!"

Change this cover
or add a variant
John Marc 'J.M.' DeMatteis

Sal Buscema

Sal Buscema

Bob Sharen

Joe Rosen

Tom DeFalco
Danny Fingeroth
Rob Tokar

Cover Artist(s):
Sal Buscema

Rating (out of 10):
from 9 votes

You must be logged in to vote!

Other members' collections
  This issue is in 279 collections.

  This issue is available for sale/trade

Edit this Issue
Clone this Issue
View this issue's contribution history
Clone the creators of this issue
Clone the characters of this issue
Suggest a podcast for this issue


Search for 'The Spectacular Spider-Man' on Amazon

Cover Date: February 1993
Cover Price: US $ 1.25

Issue Tagline: X-Men in "the Spectacular Spider-Man"

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
The Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #197 Australian Edition

Story Arc(s):    Add/remove story arcs to this issue

Cyclops, Archangel, Iceman and Beast have a reunion lunch, while Peter has lunch with his long lost parents nearby. An alarm alerts both parties to a bank robbery in the vicinity. After thwarting the robbery, they encounter Professor Power, who has a vendetta with the X-Men. Meanwhile, Peter is still having his doubts about the identity of his "parents".

Reprinted/Collected in:
The Exploits of Spider-Man (1992) #19
L'Uomo Ragno (1987) #162
Peter Parker, de Spektakulaire Spiderman (1983) #122

Characters:    Add/remove characters to this issue
An image for Archangel (Marvel) exists Archangel (Marvel)
An image for Beast (Marvel)(Henry McCoy) exists Beast (Marvel)(Henry McCoy)
An image for Cyclops (Marvel)(03 - Scott Summers) exists Cyclops (Marvel)(03 - Scott Summers)
  An image for Iceman (Marvel) exists Iceman (Marvel)
An image for Professor Power exists Professor Power
An image for Spider-Man (Marvel)(01 - Peter Parker) exists Spider-Man (Marvel)(01 - Peter Parker)

Groups:    Add/remove groups to this issue
N.Y.P.D. (Marvel)
  X-Men (Marvel)(01 - Mutants)

Reviews: There is 1 review for this issue - Add your review

Multiple Stories in this Issue

Add a story to this issue

Multiple stories do not exist for this issue.


© 2005-2018 - Terms and Conditions - Privacy Policy - DMCA Special thanks to Brian Wood for the logo design