The Bugle debuted in issue #5, and already it’s becoming a Spider-Man mainstay.
This was the issue that introduced The Lizard. Vulture. Chameleon. Doctor Octopus. Sandman. So far, every villain introduced in these issues has become iconic.
Stan Lee was a fucking genius. I know current nerd politics are to say it was Jack Kirby who did all the work, but that’s bullshit. Stan pulled his own weight, and then some.