(June 1999)

Marvel, 1999 Series
 
Price:
14.95 USD; 21.95 CAD
Pages:
112
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics
ISBN:
0-7851-0716-9 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Polly Watson
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard modern age US
Binding:
softcover
Publishing Format:
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

--And Now the Goblin! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; GUESTS: Betty Brant; Robbie Robertson; Harry Osborn; Aunt May Parker; Anna May Watson; Mary Jane Watson; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Gwen Stacy
Synopsis:
Peter returns from England and winds up getting a job with Norman Osborn; Unfortunately, Norman is shocked into becoming the Green Goblin again and sets his sights on Spidey.
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Indexer Notes

Continued in the next 2 issues.
Drug references in the story meant that it could not be approved by the Comics Code.

In the Grip of the Goblin! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; John Romita (pages 7, 15, 16, and 19, credited as "Artist Emeritus"); Tony Mortellaro ? (backgrounds)
Colors:
Andy Yanchus ?
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Job Number:
575Z

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; GUESTS: Harry Osborn; Mary Jane Watson; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; CAMEO FLASHABCK: Gwen Stacy
Synopsis:
Spidey battles the Goblin while Harry starts popping pills to deal with the brush-off MJ has given him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story sontinues in the following issue.
Drug references in the story meant that it could not be approved by the Comics Code.
Backgrounds likely inked by Tony Mortellaro, as he was the background inker on ASM #98 (a billboard seen on the splash page of #98 reads "BACK BY MOR").

The Goblin's Last Gasp! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; Tony Mortellaro (backgrounds)
Colors:
Andy Yanchus ?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
590Z

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; GUESTS: Gwen Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Harry Osborn; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]
Synopsis:
Spidey confronts the drug dealer who sold Harry the pills that put him in the hospital; Spidey and Goblin wage a pitched battle until the web-head confronts Norman with his sick son; Gwen returns from London.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Drug references in the story meant that it could not be approved by the Comics Code.
Though not officially credited, a billboard seen on the splash page reads "BACK BY MOR", indicating Tony Mortellaro inked the backgrounds.

The Night Gwen Stacy Died (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
John Romita; Tony Mortellaro
Colors:
David Hunt
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; GUESTS: Gwen Stacy (Death); Harry Osborn; Mary Jane Watson; Robbie Robertson; J. Jonah Jameson; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Aunt May Parker; Flash Thompson
Synopsis:
Harry is raving and bed ridden after once again taking LSD and when his father finds his son's friends gathering around in support, he throws them out; Cracking under the pressure of his damaged son and failing business, Norman regains his memory of being the Green Goblin and the secret identity of his deadliest foe; Trying to get to Spidey where it hurts, the Goblin captures Gwendy and brings her to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge; During the fight, Gwen falls from the bridge and when Spider-Man tries to catch her with a web line, her neck snaps.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

story continues in the following issue

The Goblin's Last Stand (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
John Romita; Tony Mortellaro
Colors:
Dave Hunt
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Gwen Stacy (deceased); Harry Osborn; Robbie Robertson; J. Jonah Jameson; Mary Jane Watson; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn] (dies)
Synopsis:
Peter Parker is out for revenge after the Green Goblin kills Gwen Stacy.
Reprints:

The Kiss (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
J. M. DeMatteis [John Marc]
Pencils:
John Romita, Sr.
Inks:
John Romita, Sr.
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
Bill Oakley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Flash Thompson; Harry Osborn; Gwen Stacy; Mary Jane Watson
Synopsis:
Peter and Gwen share their first kiss.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. --And Now the Goblin!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. In the Grip of the Goblin!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Goblin's Last Gasp!
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. The Night Gwen Stacy Died
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. The Goblin's Last Stand
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. The Kiss
    Spider-Man
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