Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981–1986)

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Spider-Man battles crime in New York City with the help of Iceman and Firestar.

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 Spider-Man / ... (24 episodes, 1981-1983)
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 Angelica Jones / ... (24 episodes, 1981-1983)
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 Iceman / ... (24 episodes, 1981-1983)
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 Opening announcer (13 episodes, 1981)
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 Aunt May Parker (10 episodes, 1981-1983)
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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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Doctor Octopus was the only super-villain to cross over on three shows (this one, The Incredible Hulk (1982) and Spider-Man (1981). Michael Bell voiced Doc Ock both this series and the Hulk cartoon which aired on NBC on Saturday mornings at the same time. See more »

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Great Show in My Opinion...
4 May 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I suppose most Spidey fans must despise this show because of it's rather small connection to the comics, but the main reason I liked it was because Spidey got Iceman (Bobby Drake) and Firestar (Angelica Jones) from the X-Men on his side, Iceman was mostly a neglected character in the Marvel Universe although he was one of the original 5 X-Men. Firestar didn't even exist until she was introduced into the show, but she later made her first comic appearance in Uncanny X-Men #193 . For the most part I watched the show because Iceman was my favorite superhero, Spider-Man still kicks ass though, Firestar was pretty cool..or should I say hot... I really enjoyed the show and you should check it out although by today's standards, this show is considered 80's trash to new fans, it is a guilty pleasure of mine and many other Spider-Man fans...


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