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This is a magazine format title for kids, designed to tie in with the Electric Company, and the Spidey Super Stories comic. Spidey made his first cameo in issue #16 (July 1975), and starting with issue #22 (Feb 1976), the magazine featured a 4 or 5 page Spidey story in a similar style to the Super Stories plots.

Spidey was a regular feature in the following hundred-odd issues until late 1984 where the original stories began to fizzle out, replaced by reprints of earlier stories, or by no Spidey at all.

The final issue was July 1988. From September 1988 the magazine "Electric Company Magazine" was replaced by "Kid City".

Like many magazines, especially those aimed at kids, these issues are hard to find in good grades, or even in any grade. The prices are typically on the high side to reflect this.

Note that some issues were printed with dated and undated versions, presumably for home delivery vs. newsstand sales. At SpiderFan, we consider these versions to be equivalent and interchangeable, the same as we do not differentiate between newsstand and direct distribution (or between U.S.-priced and UK-priced) covers for regular comics.

Note: Comics shown are for database purposes only. None of these comics are for sale. Valuations shown are indicative Near Mint Values. Dates shown are cover dates.

Page 1
16 - 42
Page 2
43 - 67
Page 3
68 - 92
Page 4
93 - 119
Page 5
120 - 138
Electric Company Magazine #16
Jul 1975 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man 2-page B&W Story
Editor:  Brenda Thomas
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Electric Company Magazine #19
Oct 1975 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest
Summary: Spider-Man Appears (No Story)
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Electric Company Magazine #20
Nov 1975 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Appears (No Story)
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Electric Company Magazine #21
Dec 1975 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Appears in Article and on Cover
Editor:  Brenda Thomas
Cover Art:  John Romita, Sr.
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Electric Company Magazine #22
Feb 1976 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
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Electric Company Magazine #23
Mar 1976 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
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Electric Company Magazine #24
Apr 1976 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
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Electric Company Magazine #25
Jun 1976 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
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Electric Company Magazine #26
Jul 1976 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
Editor:  Brenda Thomas
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Electric Company Magazine #27
Aug 1976 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
Editor:  Brenda Thomas
Pencils:  Sal Buscema
Inker:  Mike Esposito
Colorist:  George Roussos
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Electric Company Magazine #28
Sep 1976 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
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Electric Company Magazine #29
Oct 1976 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
Pencils:  Sal Buscema
Inker:  Mike Esposito
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Electric Company Magazine #30
Nov 1976 : NM ($15.00) : SM Cover

Summary: Spider-Man Story; Spider-Man on cover
Pencils:  Bob Brown
Inker:  Mike Esposito
Cover Art:  John Romita, Sr.
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Electric Company Magazine #31
Dec 1976 : NM ($15.00) : SM Cover

Summary: Spider-Man Story (Incorrectly Listed as #30 in Indicia); Spider-Man on Cover
Pencils:  Sal Buscema
Inker:  Mike Esposito
Cover Art:  Christopher Hunt
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Electric Company Magazine #32
Feb 1977 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
Editor:  Ellen Weiss
Pencils:  Sal Buscema (Spidey Story)
Inker:  Mike Esposito (Spidey Story)
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Electric Company Magazine #33
Mar 1977 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story (Incorrectly Listed as #32 in Indicia)
Editor:  Ellen Weiss
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Electric Company Magazine #34
Apr 1977 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
Editor:  Ellen Weiss
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Electric Company Magazine #35
Jun 1977 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
Writer:  Len Wein (Spidey Story)
Pencils:  Sal Buscema (Spidey Story)
Inker:  Mike Esposito (Spidey Story)
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Electric Company Magazine #36
Jul 1977 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
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 Reprinted In: Electric Company Magazine #85
Electric Company Magazine #37
Aug 1977 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
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 Reprinted In: Electric Company Magazine #131
Electric Company Magazine #38
Sep 1977 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
Writer:  Len Wein (Spidey Story)
Pencils:  Sal Buscema (Spidey Story)
Inker:  Mike Esposito (Spidey Story)
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Electric Company Magazine #39
Oct 1977 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
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 Reprinted In: Electric Company Magazine #129
Electric Company Magazine #40
Nov 1977 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story (Mislabeled as #32 in indicia)
Writer:  Len Wein (Spidey Story)
Pencils:  Ross Andru (Spidey Story)
Inker:  Mike Esposito (Spidey Story)
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Electric Company Magazine #41
Dec 1977 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story [Mislabeled as #32 in indicia]
Editor:  Ellen Weiss
Writer:  Marv Wolfman (Spidey Story)
Pencils:  Sal Buscema (Spidey Story)
Inker:  Mike Esposito (Spidey Story)
Cover Art:  Todd Schorr
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Electric Company Magazine #42
Feb 1978 : NM ($15.00) : SM Guest

Summary: Spider-Man Story
Editor:  Ellen Weiss
Writer:  Len Wein (Spidey Story)
Pencils:  Sal Buscema (Spidey Story)
Inker:  Mike Esposito (Spidey Story)
Cover Art:  Paul Krosnick, Sue Krosnick
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Page 1
16 - 42
Page 2
43 - 67
Page 3
68 - 92
Page 4
93 - 119
Page 5
120 - 138

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