Amazing Spider-Man Vol.1 #4


The Sandman tries to hide from police in the high school where Peter Parker goes to school.

Printed: Sept 1963
Writers: Stan Lee
Art: Steve Ditko
Cover: Steve Ditko

- 1st appearance and origin of Sandman
- 1st appearance of Betty Brant, a secretary at the Daily Bugle
- Spider-Man refers to himself as 'The Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man' for the first time
- 1st cameo appearance of Jessica Jones, a spectator of the Sandman versus Spider-Man fight; this appearance is retconned as revealed in The Amazing Spider-Man #601