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The Amazing Spider-Man #434 [Direct Edition]
(May 1998)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.99 USD; 2.80 CAD
Pages:
42
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
759606024575 43411
Editing:
Ralph Macchio; Matt Hicks (Assistant Editor); Bob Harras (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

This issue was released in three formats: One has the Amazing Spider-Man cover with an Amazing Ricochet cover underneath, one has the Amazing Ricochet cover with an Amazing Spider-Man cover underneath and the newsstand version has the Amazing Spider-Man cover only with no Amazing Ricochet cover (reducing the page count by 4 pages for that edition only).


Identity Crisis! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mark Buckingham (signed)
Inks:
Mark Buckingham (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

[Recap] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Recap of prior stories and list of characters for this story. This is on the inside of the gatefold cover. Design by Comicraft's John Marasigan.

'Round and 'Round with Ricochet! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Joe Bennett
Inks:
Bud LaRosa
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Richard Starkings; Comicraft's Kiff Scholl

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ricochet [Spider-Man; Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson-Parker; Ben Urich; Glory Grant; Robbie Robertson; Martha Robertson; Shantal; Professor Marina Caches; Villains: Black Tarantula [Carlos LaMuerto]; Norman Osborn [Green Goblin]; Delilah; Scrier; Alison Mongrain; Don Fortunato; The Rose [Jacob Conover]; Chesbro
Keywords:
Identity Crisis

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Identity Crisis!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [Recap]
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. 'Round and 'Round with Ricochet!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
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  • Gregory Fischer
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