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
On-sale Date
1987-05-05
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 (credited); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

[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. Spider-Man 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 supervillain. Peter heads to Pittsburgh but Smythe finds out and follows him.
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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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