The Amazing Spider-Man #290 [Direct]
(July 1987)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Jim Salicrup (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

Peter Parker Asks the Big Question! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Peter Parker; Mary Jane Watson
Reprints

The Big Question (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
John Romita Jr.
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson; Mayor Ed Koch; J. Jonah Jameson; Aunt May Parker; VILLAINS: The Preserver; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Uncle Ben Parker
Synopsis
Peter visits a church rummage sale to buy back his old microscope that Aunt May donated and ends up stopping a thug from making off with a valuable religious artifact. Peter asks MJ to marry him.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Peter Parker Asks the Big Question!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Big Question
    Spider-Man
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