Released theatrically across Europe, but on TV in the U.S.

This two part story highlights a few changes that had occurred after the feature length pilot was made. David White had been replaced by Robert F. Simon as J. Jonah Jameson, the character of Robbie Robertson had been axed, Aunt May was played by a different actress and the sets representing the Daily Bugle were different.

The video release for this story, omitted the camera shots of the nunchukus being used during one of the fight scenes.

Filmed on location around parts of Los Angeles, as well as in New York.

Italian censorship visa # 73130 delivered on 22 February 1979.