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The Amazing Spider-Man #542 [Direct Edition]
(August 2007)

Marvel, 1999 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD; 3.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Rated A
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode:
759606047161 54211
Editing:
Axel Alonso; Daniel Ketchum (Assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Back in Black (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Garney
Inks:
Ron Garney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kingpin

Indexer Notes

Cover sports Back in Black trade dress.

[Recap] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Garney
Inks:
Ron Garney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

Back in Black Part 4 (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
J. Michael Straczynski
Pencils:
Ron Garney
Inks:
Bill Reinhold
Colors:
Matt Milla
Letters:
Virtual Calligraphy; Cory Petit

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; GUESTS: Mary Jane Parker; Aunt May Parker; VILLAIN: Kingpin
Synopsis:
Kingpin is dressed to kill and waltzing out of prison when Spidey shows up for a final confrontation about the shooting of Aunt May; After going a few rounds in front of an audience of inmates, Spidey strips off his mask and tells Kingpin that, whereas Spidey would never kill the villain, Peter Parker is ready and willing to do just that; Peter beats the Kingpin to within an inch of his life and tells him that he is going to have to live with the humiliation of being beaten in front of those he claims to rule but only as long as Aunt May lives because, the moment she dies, Peter will be back to finish the job.

Next Issue (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Back in Black
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [Recap]
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Back in Black Part 4
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Next Issue
    Spider-Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Patrick Lemaire
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Matthias Hofmann