The Amazing Spider-Man #291 [Direct Edition]
(August 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
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
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

The All-New, Deadlier Than Ever Spider-Slayer Strikes! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Slayer [Alistaire Smythe]
Reprints:

Dark Journey! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
John Romita Jr.
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson; Gayle Watson-Byrnes; VILLAIN: Spider-Slayer [Alistaire Smythe]
Synopsis:
Mary Jane declines Peter's marriage proposal and has to go to Pittsburgh where she finds her sister in jail. Spidey is attacked by Smythe who has vastly improved his father's Spider-Slayer robot. MJ asks Peter to come help her out and he has to decide between being there for the woman he loves or taking down a super villain. Peter heads to Pittsburgh but Smythe finds out and follows him.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The All-New, Deadlier Than Ever Spider-Slayer Strikes!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Dark Journey!
    Spider-Man
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