The Amazing Spider-Man #400 [Embossed Tombstone Cover]
(April 1995)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
3.95 USD; 5.35 CAD
Pages:
72
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
75960602457540021
Editing:
Danny Fingeroth; Mark Bernardo (assistant); Bob Budiansky (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Keywords:
anniversary issues

[Outer Tombstone Cover] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks:
Larry Mahlstedt (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man
Keywords:
tombstones

Indexer Notes

Die-cut embossed cover.

[Inner Cover] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks:
Larry Mahlstedt (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mark Bagley
Inks:
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man

Intro (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

30 year anniversary intro by Stan Lee.

The Gift (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 37 pages (report information)

Script:
John Marc DeMatteis [as J.M. DeMatteis]
Pencils:
Mark Bagley
Inks:
Larry Mahlstedt; Randy Emberlin (pages 32-33)
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Scarlet Spider [Ben Reilly]; Mary Jane Watson-Parker; Aunt May Parker (dies); Anna Watson; Doctor Caputo; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Detective Connor Trevane; Detective Jacob Raven; Villains: Jackal [Professor Miles Warren]; Judas Traveller; Mr. Nacht; Medea
Synopsis:
The death of Aunt May.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story dedicated with deep respect and admiration to Stan Lee, Steve Ditko and John Romita, Sr. Story continues in Spider-Man (1990) #57.

The Parker Legacy, Part One of Three: A Shock to the System (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Marc DeMatteis [as J.M. DeMatteis]
Pencils:
John Romita, Jr.
Inks:
John Romita, Sr.
Colors:
Paul Becton
Letters:
Ken Lopez

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ben Reilly (Peter Parker's clone)
Synopsis:
In a story set five years ago, Peter Parker's clone has a new beginning and a new name - Ben Reilly!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Spider-Man (1990) #57.

The Morning After (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Marc DeMatteis [as J.M. DeMatteis] (plot); Stan Lee (script)
Pencils:
Tom Grummett
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
Chia-Chi Wang
Letters:
Richard Starkings and Comicraft

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; the Burglar; Aunt May Parker
Synopsis:
A story set the morning after Uncle Ben's murder.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[back cover] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks:
Larry Mahlstedt (signed)
Colors:
Michel Le ? (signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Outer Tombstone Cover]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [Inner Cover]
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [Table of Contents]
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Intro
  5. 4. The Gift
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. The Parker Legacy, Part One of Three: A Shock to the System
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. The Morning After
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
  9. 8. [back cover]
    Spider-Man
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