Wed, 08 Aug 2012 14:15:17 GMT | By Francis Whittaker
Spider-Man's 50th anniversary

First animated series (1967-1970)



Ralph Bakshi (© SNAP / Rex Features;)
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  • Nicholas Hammond (© CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)
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In 1967, Spidey was given his first ever TV show - a cartoon series animated by Ralph Bakshi (above). The show spawned the famous theme tune: "Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can", and ran until 1970.

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