The Amazing Spider-Man #280 [Newsstand]
(September 1986)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Barcode
0714860245709
Editing
Adam Blaustein (assistant editor); Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (editor); Jim Shooter (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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #280 [Direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Feel the Wrath of the Sinister Syndicate!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Silver Sable; Sinister Syndicate [Beetle [Abner Jenkins]; Rhino; Hydro-Man; Boomerang; Speed Demon [James Saunders]]
Reprints

Introducing the Sinister Syndicate! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz (layouts): Brett Breeding
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Paul J. Becton
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Silver Sable; Sandman; Flash Thompson; Sha-Shan; Betty Brant Leeds; Ned Leeds; Sinister Syndicate [Beetle [Abner Jenkins]; Rhino; Hydro-Man; Boomerang; Speed Demon [James Saunders]] (villain); Kingpin (villain); Arranger (villain); Jason Macendale [Jack O' Lantern] (villain); Roderick Kingsley (villain); Daniel Kingsley (villain, in shadow)
Synopsis
In order to raise some money to help Flash mount his defense, Spidey is hired by Silver Sable to help her bring in Jack O' Lantern. Instead, they find themselves up against five of Spidey's foes calling themselves the Sinister Syndicate. Ned leaves Betty. Macendale tries to peddle his services as Jack O' Lantern to the Kingpin and the Rose but is unsuccessful. Sandman is out for a suburban stroll when he notices the Sinister Syndicate drop a roller coaster on Spidey and Sable.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Rick Wendel, Rodney Risbrook, Robert Kowalski, Jeff Russo, Michael Rett, Mic McConnell, and Jeff Mitchell; View from the Tenth Floor by "BOBO 2000."

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Feel the Wrath of the Sinister Syndicate!"]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Introducing the Sinister Syndicate!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Peter Croome
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Ford
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jordan Inman
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Max Capp