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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 Narrator (17 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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In the series, Spider-Man's friends (Iceman and Firestar) are former X-Men, and the X-Men three times made guest appearances which served as backdoor pilots for an X-Men show. See more »

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Spider-Man: So much for his plan to turn the town into Goblin City.
Green Goblin: Wrong again, insect. There's more than enough formula here for New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Washington...
Spider-Man: Mona, I'd better stop him before he reaches Anaheim, Azuza, and Cucamonga.
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GOOD FUN
8 March 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Spider-Man cartoons have always been great and I think this series was probably the best.

Spider-Man teamed up with Iceman and Firestar every week to battle all kinds of villains. It was great fun watching the three superheroes battling the likes of Dracula. The voice artists responsible for the cartoon characters really seemed to put some emotion into the characters.

To the best of my knowledge this show hasn't been repeated in the UK that often since it first aired. I would recommend it to anyone who likes Spider-Man cartoons. And what can I say about Iceman? Wow!

Try and hunt down some videos of this show if you can.


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