The Amazing Spider-Man #261 [Direct]
(February 1985)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Danny Fingeroth; Bob DeNatale (Assistant)
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

The Sins of My Father! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubinstein] (finisher)
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Harry Osborn; Liz Osborn; Mary Jane Watson; Hobgoblin [Roderick Kingsley] (villain); Rose (villain); Green Goblin [Norman Osborn] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The Rose and Hobgoblin have captured Liz and Mary Jane and Harry has to trade their lives for his dad's old Goblin journals. Hobby is mad at only getting one journal as he knocks Harry out and takes him back to the Rose's headquarters. Harry attacks the villain using his own weapons. A fire breaks out in the warehouse trapping Mary Jane and Liz and Liz goes into labor. Spidey takes over Harry's battle with the Hobgoblin. Hobgoblin gets away as Spider-Man gets his pals out of the building. Liz and Harry head for the hospital. Spidey's black alien costume escapes from the Baxter Building.
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Sins of My Father!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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