The Amazing Spider-Man #1 [Sunburst Variant Cover]
(January 1999)

Marvel, 1999 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
2.99 USD; 4.50 CAD
Pages:
54
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Matt Hicks (Assistant Editor); Ralph Macchio (Editor); Bob Harras (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
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Genre:
superhero

Previously in ... the Amazing Spider-Man (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
COMICRAFT's John Marasigan (design)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Peter Parker; Scorpion; Aunt May Parker; Mary Jane Watson-Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Joe "Robbie" Robertson; Betty Brant

Indexer Notes

Brief introduction to the major characters and recap of the story so far.

Where R U Spider-Man??? (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Mackie
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Scott Hanna
Colors:
Gregory Wright
Letters:
Richard Starkings & Comicraft's Liz Agraphiotis

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Human Torch; Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Invisible Woman]; Green Goblin (cameo); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo); May Parker; Mary Jane Watson-Parker; Daredevil; Avengers [Captain America; Iron Man; Scarlet Witch; Justice; Vision; Thor; Firestar]; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Betty Brant; Scorpion; Spider-Man (impostor); Terry Kwan; Walter Thorson, Javier Caldrone; Stan Hardy; Chantal Stone
Synopsis:
Peter Parker gets a new job at Tri Corp Research Foundation. Spider-Man is impersonated by somebody else (to be revealed in issue #2).
Reprints:

Rebirth! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Mackie
Pencils:
Rafael Kayanan
Inks:
Jimmy Palmiotti
Colors:
John Kalisz
Letters:
Richard Starkings & Comicraft's Liz Agraphiotis

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Scorpion [Marc Gargan]; mystery man
Synopsis:
Scorpion gets a new costume.

Indexer Notes

Back-Up-Story.

The Secrets of Spider-Man (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
John Kalisz
Letters:
John Byrne

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Peter Parker [Spider-Man]; Thing (cameo); Dr. Octopus (cameo); Green Goblin (cameo); May Parker; Anna Watson; Mary Jane Watson-Parker
Synopsis:
Recap of Spider-Man's origin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back-Up-Story.

[House Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

House Advertisements (One-Pager) for: MARVEL BATTLEBOOKS series and current Marvel Comics Series (subscription page with X-Men illustration).

Bullpen Bulletins (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)


Genre:
Superhero
Synopsis:
"On sale November 18" (14 Marvel titles), "Stan's Soapbox" (by Stan Lee), plus several news items.

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
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Colors:
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Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Total of 7 one-page and 1 two-pages advertisements for: The Famous Jett Jackson (tv, Disney), A Bug's Life (movie, Disney/Pixar), Overpower Demo Day (event, Marvel Interactive), Mile High Comics (website, MHC), Xenogears (game, Playstation, 2-pages), Joe Kubert School of Cartooning (school, Kubert school), East Coast Comics (mail order, ECC), Risk (game, Parker Brothers).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Previously in ... the Amazing Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Where R U Spider-Man???
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Rebirth!
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. The Secrets of Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. [House Advertisements]
  7. 6. Bullpen Bulletins
  8. 7. [Ads]
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ralf Haring
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