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The Amazing Spider-Man #286 [Direct Edition]
(March 1987)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.40 GBP; 0.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing:
Adam Blaustein (Assistant Editor); Jim Salicrup (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Gang War Part Three: Thy Father's Son! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Hall
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hobgoblin [Ned Leeds]; The Rose
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits provided 2010 by Al Milgrom.

Thy Father's Son! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley]
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg
Inks:
Jim Fern; Art Nichols
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson; Lance Bannon; Aunt May Parker; VILLAINS: Arranger; Rose [revealed as Richard Fisk]; Hobgoblin [Ned Leeds]; Jack O' Lantern [Jason Macendale]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Daredevil
Synopsis:
Spidey has been blasted by the Punisher's knockout gas and has to sleep it off in an alley; Richard Fisk meets a lovely woman and explains to her that his father was a criminal and he has been trying to take down his operation from the inside while still maintaining his integrity; Peter gets a call from Matt Murdock who asks him for a midnight meet; MJ is contacted by Lance who asks her to tell Pete about a midnight mob meeting but she blows it off and doesn't say anything; The gang war explodes as the police move in on the rival gangs who are meeting; With DD a no show, Spidey finds out about the mob meet from MJ too late to do anything but try and save innocent bystanders from the ensuing fires; The Rose tries to escape the police on foot but is forced to shoot a young cop who tries to stop him.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spider's Web / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from MJP, Eric Olsen, Charles Snider, Jon Moore, Jon Anglin, Matt Rollins, Chris Ferraro, Blake Seals, Benjamin Willenbring

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gang War Part Three: Thy Father's Son!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Thy Father's Son!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
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