Untold Tales of Spider-Man #19 (Mar. 1997):
“Eight Arms to Hold You!”
by Kurt Busiek, G. L. Lawrence, Pat Olliffe, Al Williamson

Untold Tales of Spider-Man #19

Title: “Eight Arms to Hold You!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Mar. 1997

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Kurt Busiek, G. L. Lawrence
Art by: Pat Olliffe, Al Williamson

12 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Spider-Man Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
(lead character)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: I Protestant
Secret Defenders; Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends...  Marvel 10,664
Aunt May Aunt May supporting character
CBR Scale: S Protestant
[raised Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 1,368
J. Jonah Jameson J. Jonah Jameson supporting character
CBR Scale: M hates Spider-Man
[Peter Parker's boss; Spider-Man's denouncer] Marvel 1,719
Venom Flash Thompson supporting character
CBR Scale: I Alcoholics Anonymous
U.S. Army Marvel 718
Doctor Octopus Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius) villain hero scientist
  Sinister Six; The Masters of Evil...  Marvel 1,006
Betty Brant Betty Brant supporting character
CBR Scale: I Students of Love (temporary)
[former girlfriend of Peter Parker (Spider-Man)] Marvel 612
Liz Allan Liz Allan supporting character
  [longtime friend of Peter Parker] Marvel 429
Mr. Abbot supporting character
  [former next-door neighbor of May and Peter Parker] Marvel 2
Mrs. Abbot supporting character
  [former next-door neighbor of May and Peter Parker] Marvel 2
Tiny Tiny (Sean McKeever) supporting character
  [high school classmate of Peter Parker] Marvel 20
Jason Ionello Jason Ionello supporting character
  Midtown High School
[designed Bluebird's costume, weapons]
Marvel 40
Harrison Thompson Harrison Thompson supporting character
[Flash Thompson's father; alcoholic]
Marvel 6