Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Silver Sable; Sandman; Flash Thompson; Sha-Shan; Betty Brant Leeds; Ned Leeds; Sinister Syndicate [Beetle [Abner Jenkins]; Rhino; Hydro-Man; Boomerang; Speed Demon [James Saunders]] (villain); Kingpin (villain); Arranger (villain); Jason Macendale [Jack O' Lantern] (villain); Roderick Kingsley (villain); Daniel Kingsley (villain, in shadow)
In order to raise some money to help Flash mount his defense, Spidey is hired by Silver Sable to help her bring in Jack O' Lantern. Instead, they find themselves up against five of Spidey's foes calling themselves the Sinister Syndicate. Ned leaves Betty. Macendale tries to peddle his services as Jack O' Lantern to the Kingpin and the Rose but is unsuccessful. Sandman is out for a suburban stroll when he notices the Sinister Syndicate drop a roller coaster on Spidey and Sable.