The Amazing Spider-Man #296 [Newsstand]
(January 1988)

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
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
071486024576 01
Editing
Jim Salicrup (credited); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Force of Arms (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Dr. Octopus
Reprints

Force of Arms (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; GUEST: Kathryn Cushing; VILLAIN: Dr. Octopus
Synopsis
Otto Octavius is undergoing intense psychotherapy but nightmares about Spider-Man cause his arms to break free and return to their master. Spidey gets Ock's shrink to claim he is writing a tell-all book about the villain to draw him out. Spidey and Ock battle but the bad guy gets away.
Reprints

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

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Force of Arms
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Force of Arms
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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