The Amazing Spider-Man #315 [Newsstand]
(May 1989)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except fortnightly June, July and August
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
071486024576 05
Editing
Glenn Herdling (assistant editor); Jim Salicrup (editor); Tom DeFalco (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) #315 [Direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Inks
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hydro-Man Wins At Last!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hydro-Man; Venom [Eddie Brock]
Reprints

A Matter of Life and Debt! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Todd McFarlane
Inks
Todd McFarlane
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; GUESTS: Mary Jane Parker; Aunt May Parker; Nathan Lubensky; VILLAINS: Hydro-Man; Venom [Eddie Brock]
Synopsis
Venom breaks out of the Vault. Peter discovers that Aunt May's boyfriend has been stealing from her to pay off gambling debts.
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 / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from James P. Westcott, Steve Crabtree, and Steven Benoft.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total No. Copies Printed (net press run): Average no. of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 451,930. Single issue nearest to filing date: 412,890.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hydro-Man Wins At Last!!"]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. A Matter of Life and Debt!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
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