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Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends 

Spider-Man battles crime in New York City with the help of Iceman and Firestar.
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1983   1982   1981  
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In this series, Spider-Man forms a close friendship and alliance with two superheroes, Iceman and Firestar. Together, the group, informally known as "The Spider Friends", battle crime in New York City. Along the way, they not only face Spider-Man's own enemies, but also other major Marvel Comics villians like the Red Skull and Doctor Doom while also meeting other heroes of the Marvel Universe. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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12 September 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hombre araña y sus increíbles amigos  »

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Trivia

Dan Gilvezan initially read for the part of Spider-Man and got the role.After waiting to hear back from NBC, he was told by voice actress Sally Julian that they did the first session last week and that he had been recast. Two weeks later, Gilvezan's agent called and said he was booked to voice Spider-Man because NBC wasn't satisfied with the person they chose after all. All of Spider-Man/Peter Parker's lines in the first episode had to be redone with Gilvezan's voice added in. See more »

Quotes

[Peter, Bobby and Angelica are hurrying home]
Angelica Jones: I know. Let's have a race.
[the three of them stop running]
Angelica Jones: I'll even give you a head start.
[in a brilliant flash of yellow light Angelica changes into Firestar. Bobby freezes himself in a human-size ice block and becomes Iceman. Iceman turns to Peter, who is only half-changed into his Spider-Man costume, not even wearing his mask]
Peter Parker: [pulling his shoes off] Excuse me, but I've got to do it the *hard* way.
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Ready, Spider-Friends? Go for it!
28 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

This was one of my favorite Spider-Man cartoons I saw growing up. I also saw the other 80s Spider-Man cartoon where he's by himself, but I liked it better with Iceman and Firestar. There were more supervillians and more guest superheroes (like Captain America, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, The Incredible Hulk, and the X-Men) It was a very fun series which I very much enjoyed.


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