The Amazing Spider-Man #286 [Newsstand]
(March 1987)

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
071486024576 03
Editing
Adam Blaustein (assistant editor); Jim Salicrup (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) #286 [Direct].


Gang War Part Three Thy Father's Son! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bob Hall
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hobgoblin [Ned Leeds]; The Rose
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits provided 2010 by Al Milgrom.

Thy Father's Son! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley]
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Jim Fern; Art Nichols
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson; Lance Bannon; Aunt May Parker; VILLAINS: Arranger; Rose [revealed as Richard Fisk]; Hobgoblin [Ned Leeds]; Jack O' Lantern [Jason Macendale]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Daredevil
Synopsis
Spidey has been blasted by the Punisher's knockout gas and has to sleep it off in an alley. Richard Fisk meets a woman and explains to her that his father was a criminal and he has been trying to take down his operation from the inside. Peter gets a call from Matt Murdock who asks him for a midnight meet. MJ is contacted by Lance who asks her to tell Pete about a midnight mob meeting but she doesn't say anything. The gang war explodes. With DD a no show, Spidey finds out about the mob meet from MJ too late to stop it. The Rose tries to escape but is forced to shoot a cop who tries to stop him.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from MJP, Eric Olsen, Charles Snider, Jon Moore, Jon Anglin, Matt Rollins, Chris Ferraro, Blake Seals, and Benjamin Willenbring.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Gang War Part Three Thy Father's Son!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Thy Father's Son!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
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