The Amazing Spider-Man #291 [Direct]
(August 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The All-New, Deadlier Than Ever Spider-Slayer Strikes!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Spider-Slayer [Alistaire Smythe]
Reprints

Dark Journey! (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
John Romita Jr.
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson; Gayle Watson-Byrnes; Spider-Slayer [Alistaire Smythe] (villain)
Synopsis
Mary Jane declines Peter's marriage proposal and has to go to Pittsburgh where she finds her sister in jail. Spidey is attacked by Smythe who has vastly improved his father's Spider-Slayer robot. Mary Jane asks Peter to come help her out and he has to decide between being there for the woman he loves or taking down a super villain. Peter heads to Pittsburgh but Smythe finds out and follows him.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The All-New, Deadlier Than Ever Spider-Slayer Strikes!"]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Dark Journey!
    Spider-Man
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