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The Amazing Spider-Man #288 [Direct Edition]
(May 1987)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
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 Five The Conclusion, The War Ends! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Steve Geiger (signed)
Inks:
Bob McLeod (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Black Cat; Daredevil; Falcon; Kingpin
Reprints:

Gang War Rages On! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley]
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg
Inks:
Jim Fern
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; GUESTS: Mary Jane Watson; Black Cat; Daredevil; Punisher [Frank Castle]; Lance Bannon; Ned Leeds; Betty Leeds; Flash Thompson; Vanessa Fisk; Aunt May Parker; Arthur Chekov; VILLAINS: Kingpin; Rose [Richard Fisk]; Jack O' Lantern [Jason Macendale Jr.]; Hobgoblin [Ned Leeds]; Hammerhead; The Arranger
Synopsis:
The gang war seems to settle down as the Kingpin has returned to take over his operations; As Spidey & his allies are trying to figure out their next move, they are attacked by two of Kingpin's goons; Betty returns home to find the Hobgoblin beating on Flash & she faints when she sees Hobgoblin's face; Hobgoblin & Jack O' Lantern clash; Kingpin confronts his son & rival mob boss, the Rose; Kingpin calls a meeting of all of his lieutenants & is preparing to have them gunned down when Spidey, DD & the Falcon intervene; Spidey shouts it out with Kingpin but it is Daredevil who has the last word.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Greg Welch, Jim Tudor, Michael Shavalier, Paul Thief, Kim Lee, Steve Farrow, Luiz Mendoza, Brian Conner, Todd Oberndoffer, Keli Burke, Alex Pogel, Joshua Terrell, Michael Reis

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gang War Part Five The Conclusion, The War Ends!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Gang War Rages On!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
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