Comics Corner: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man 12


Title: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man
Issue Number: 12
Release Date: November 1977


  • First appearance of the Legion of Light- Brother Power (alias Achmed Kobra), and Sister Sun (alias Sha Shan), and Professor Hutton
  • Origin of Brother Power
  • First cameo (shadow) appearance of Razorback (alias Buford Hollis)
  • Flash Thompson still dwells on Sha Shan
  • Reference is made to Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man 8, The Amazing Spider-Man 108, 109, and 113

Low Points
  • Spider-Man refers to Achmed, who is from Vietnam as, "Charlie" - Come on, Spidey! Racism?
  • Is that Mary Jane at the cult gathering?
  • Editor's day off - The whites of Spider-Man's lenses are colored red in the last two panels of the issue

Rating (based on a 1 through 5 Stans grading system)

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