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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)  »

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El hombre araña y sus increíbles amigos  »

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The name of the college Peter attended in the Comics, Empire State University, was changed to Eastern State University for the TV series. See more »

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Iceman: Firestar, honey, I lava you.
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Version of The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) See more »

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Not too "serious series", but still enjoyable
14 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

I loved this TV show as a kid, without having a problem with Spidey having friends.Firestar was my ideal, I loved Spidey, and Iceman had great sense of humour. Admire, emotions & laugh; I think these three things can get you totally attached to the main characters.

And here comes the big BUT. Knowing the original story, the "webisodes" of this series is like seeing Peter Parker's life in pink. His problems are always solved so easily, because his friends are always there to help him out, which of course they should do, but not having to face any bigger problems makes it less realistic. The other problem is that the series persists in ending every new adventure in 30 minutes. I personally hate it, when any kind of story is cut with a "To be continued..." sign, but from the point of view of the story, it can be useful if the writer has more time to work out the story, or add another great turn before the end.

All in all I think this series is like Peter Parker himself, before he had gotten his powers; a little odd, but loveable.


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