The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #22 [Newsstand Edition]
(1988)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.75 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
annually
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound; some saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Move Over, Spidey! Enter: Speed-Ball! The Masked Marvel! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ron Frenz [as R.F.] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein [as J.R.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Speedball [Robbie Baldwin]

Drug War Rages (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco (plotter); David Michelinie (scripter)
Pencils:
Mark Bagley
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Speedball [Robbie Baldwin] (introduction); J. Jonah Jameson; Ben Urich; Mary Jane Watson Parker; Kingpin [Wilson Fisk] (Villain); Arranger (Villain); Purifiers (Villains); High Evolutionary (Cameo)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title taken from cover.
First Mark Bagley art on Spider-Man.
Speedball created by Steve Ditko and Tom DeFalco.
Evolutionary War Crossover.
Continued in Fantastic Four Annual #21.

["Here's J. Jonah Jameson, publisher of..."] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson [Joe Robertson]

Indexer Notes

Promo advertisement for the Spider-Man newspaper comic strip.

He Who Laughs... (Table of Contents)

Speedball / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Ditko (plotter); Roger Stern (scripter)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Jackson Guice
Colors:
Tom Vincent
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Speedball [Robbie Baldwin]; Bad Actor (Villain); Madeline Naylor; Amy; Solly
Synopsis:
A rival actor wants to take revenge on Robbie's mother.

Peter and Mary Jane's Apartment at the Bedford Towers! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Janet Jackson
Inks:
Janet Jackson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Layout of Peter and MJ's Bedford Towers apartment.

Chapter Six: Kindred Spirits (Table of Contents)

High Evolutionary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Ron Lim
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Gregory Wright
Letters:
Ken Lopez
Editing:
Ralph Macchio

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
High Evolutionary [Herbert Edgar Wyndham] (origin); Bova (origin); Baron Russoff (Flashback); Magnus (in Jonathan Drew's body); Morgan Le Fey (Villain, Flashback); Darkholders (Flashback); Chthon (Villain)
Synopsis:
While he is working on his genetic acceleration experiments, the High Evolutionary is contacted by Magnus to warn him of coming dangers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Wundagore Mountain

Indexer Notes

Evolutionary War Crossover.
Continued in Fantastic Four Annual #21 .

[Unused Spidey Cover #1] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Larry Lieber
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

[Unused Spidey Cover #2] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Layton (signed)
Inks:
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Octopus (mechanical arms only)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Move Over, Spidey! Enter: Speed-Ball! The Masked Marvel!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Drug War Rages
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. ["Here's J. Jonah Jameson, publisher of..."]
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. He Who Laughs...
    Speedball
  5. 4. Peter and Mary Jane's Apartment at the Bedford Towers!
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. Chapter Six: Kindred Spirits
    High Evolutionary
  7. 6. [Unused Spidey Cover #1]
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. [Unused Spidey Cover #2]
    Spider-Man
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