The Amazing Spider-Man #500 [Newsstand]
(December 2003)

Marvel, 1999 Series
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Volume
1
Price
3.50 USD; 5.75 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except semi-monthly in October
On-sale Date
2003
Publisher's Age Guidelines
PSR
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode
725274024575 13
Editing
Axel Alonso; John Miesegaes (assistant editor); Warren Simons (assistant editor); Joe Quesada (editor in chief)

Issue Notes

Double-Sized 500th Issue! With this issue THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN returns to its old numbering from the 1963 series.
This issue is a variant of The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1999 series) #500 [Direct Edition].

[Double Sized 500th Issue!] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
J. Scott Campbell (signed)
Inks
Tim Townsend (signed)
Colors
Dan Kemp [as ...] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Parker; Mysterio; Green Goblin; Lizard; Morlun; Venom; Rhino; Sandman; Morbius; Scorpion; Electro; Prowler; Kraven the Hunter; Doctor Octopus; Hydro-Man; Chameleon; Vermin
Reprints

Happy Birthday Part Three (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
J. Michael Straczynski
Pencils
John Romita, Jr. (pages 1-34); John Romita (pages 35-38)
Inks
Scott Hanna
Colors
Avalon
Letters
Randy Gentile; Digital Calligraphy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Lieutenant Lamont; Sandman [in dream sequence]; Vulture [in dream sequence]; Lizard [in dream sequence]; Electro [in dream sequence]; J.J. Jameson [in dream sequence]; Betty Brant [in dream sequence]; Bennet Brant [in dream sequence]; Mysterio [in dream sequence]; Hulk [in dream sequence]; Green Goblin [in dream sequence]; Gwen Stacy [in dream sequence]; Doctor Strange; The Thing; Iron Man; Cyclops; Thor; Human Torch; Mister Fantastic; Baron Mordo; Aunt May Parker; Ben Parker [apparition]; Mary Jane Parker; [the following appear on one big double-splash page] Morbius; Metallo; Kraven the Hunter; Venom; Kingpin; Tinkerer; Shocker; Carnage; Punisher; Spencer Smythe; Doctor Octopus; Doctor Doom; Scorpion; Morlun; Juggernaut; Chameleon; Headmaster; Hobgoblin; Rhino; Ox; Beetle; Shadrac
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1999 series) #58.

[House Advertisement] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 12.5 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Double Sized 500th Issue!]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Happy Birthday Part Three
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [House Advertisement]
  4. 3. [Ads]
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