The Amazing Spider-Man #388 [Regular Direct Edition]
(April 1994)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.25 USD; 2.85 CAD; 1.70 GBP
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
759606024575 38811
Editing:
Mark Bernardo (Assistant Editor); Danny Fingeroth (Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched; #200 square bound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Lifetheft the Final Chapter Triumph...and Tragedy! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks:
Randy Emberlin [as R.E.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Richard Parker; Mary Parker
Reprints:

The Sadness of Truth (Lifetheft, Part 3) (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
Mark Bagley
Inks:
Randy Emberlin
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vulture; Chameleon [also as Dr. Benita Sanchez]; Mary Jane Parker; Aunt May Parker; Richard Parker (see notes; dies); Mary Parker (see notes; dies); Kraven (cameo; flashback)
Synopsis:
Having learned Spider-Man's true identity, Richard and Mary Parker report to their master, the Chameleon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Richard and Mary Parker are revealed as simulacra in this story; story continues in Spider-Man (Marvel, 1990 series) #45

The Lost Days (Table of Contents)

Venom / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
Ron Lim (breakdowns)
Inks:
Tom Palmer (finisher)
Colors:
John Kalisz
Letters:
Steve Dutro

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Venom [Eddie Brock]; Peter Parker [Spider-Man]; Chuck Stone (intro; dies)
Synopsis:
Shortly after acquiring the Venom symbiote, Eddie Brock searches for a stealthy way to destroy Spider-Man.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story occurs before, during and after the brief, unidentified appearances of Venom in Web of Spider-Man 18 and 24.

My Enemy's Enemy (Table of Contents)

Cardiac; Chance / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
Larry Alexander
Inks:
Larry Alexander
Colors:
Joe Agostinelli
Letters:
Ken Lopez

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cardiac; Chance; Enos Warwick (intro); Noel Macready (intro)
Synopsis:
Cardiac and Chance come into conflict when both target the same man.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bart Gerardi, Dr. David M. Rubin, Michael Trillizio, Josh Kim

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lifetheft the Final Chapter Triumph...and Tragedy!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Sadness of Truth (Lifetheft, Part 3)
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. The Lost Days
    Venom
  4. 3. My Enemy's Enemy
    Cardiac; Chance
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
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