The Amazing Spider-Man #279 [Direct]
(August 1986)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.40 GBP; 0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1986
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing
Adam Blaustein (assistant editor); Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (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

Where Is Spider-Man? (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Sable; Jack O' Lantern [Jason Macendale Jr.]
Reprints

Savage Is the Sable! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Rick Leonardi
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Sable; Wild Pack; Morty Sable; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Jasper Cornbluth; Mary Jane Watson; Joy Mercado; Jack O' Lantern [Jason Macendale Jr.] (villain); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo flashback); Machine Man (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
With Spidey MIA, Silver Sable takes on both killer robbers and Jack O' Lantern by herself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Missing in Action cross-over; Continued from The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 1976 series) #117; Continued in Web of Spider-Man (Marvel, 1985 series) #18

[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 / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from D.J.S., Eddie Roberts, James D. Kalb, Gary O'Neal, David Short, Anthony Rodriguez, Saleme Ferguson, and Rob Moore; includes View From the Tenth Floor (editorial comments).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Where Is Spider-Man?
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Savage Is the Sable!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
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