The Amazing Spider-Man #285 [Newsstand]
(February 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
0714860245702
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) #285 [Direct].


Gang War Part Two The Punisher Gets Involved! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Mike Zeck (signed)
Inks
Bob McLeod (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Punisher [Frank Castle]
Reprints

The Arranger Must Die! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco (plot); Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (script)
Pencils
Alan Kupperberg
Inks
Jim Fern
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Punisher [Frank Castle]; Ben Urich; Vanessa Fisk; Robbie Robertson; Kathryn Cushing; Hobgoblin [also as Ned Leeds] (villain); Jack O' Lantern [Jason Macendale Jr.] (villain); Hammerhead (villain); Arranger (villain); Rose (villain); Blue Boys Gang (villain)
Synopsis
The Punisher attempts to terminate the mob bosses fighting for control of the missing Kingpin's turf, but Spidey gets involved. Spidey saves the lives of the Arranger, the Rose and their goons but gets knocked out by the Punisher when he tries to apprehend him.
Reprints

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Gang War Part Two The Punisher Gets Involved!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Arranger Must Die!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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  • Tony R. Rose
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jordan Inman
  • Gregory Fischer
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