The Amazing Spider-Man #434 [Newsstand]
(May 1998)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.99 USD; 2.70 CAD
Pages
42
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
074470024576 05
Editing
Ralph Macchio; Matt Hicks (assistant editor); Bob Harras (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) #434 [Direct Edition]. There exist further variants.

This issue was released in three formats: One has the Amazing Spider-Man cover with an Amazing Ricochet cover underneath, one has the Amazing Ricochet cover with an Amazing Spider-Man cover underneath and the newsstand version has the Amazing Spider-Man cover only with no Amazing Ricochet cover (reducing the page count by 4 pages for that edition only).


Identity Crisis! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Mark Buckingham (signed)
Inks
Mark Buckingham (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

[Recap] (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Recap of prior stories and list of characters for this story. This is on the inside of the gatefold cover. Design by Comicraft's John Marasigan.

'Round and 'Round with Ricochet! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Joe Bennett
Inks
Bud LaRosa
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Kiff Scholl

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ricochet [Spider-Man; Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson-Parker; Ben Urich; Glory Grant; Robbie Robertson; Martha Robertson; Shantal; Professor Marina Caches; Black Tarantula [Carlos LaMuerto] (villain); Norman Osborn [Green Goblin] (villain); Delilah (villain); Scrier (villain); Alison Mongrain (villain); Don Fortunato (villain); The Rose [Jacob Conover] (villain); Chesbro (villain)
Keywords
Identity Crisis

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Identity Crisis!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [Recap]
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. 'Round and 'Round with Ricochet!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
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