The Amazing Spider-Man #300 [Direct]
(May 1988)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1988-01-12
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) (editor); Glenn Herdling (credited) (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Todd McFarlane (signed as McFarlane)
Inks
Todd McFarlane (signed as McFarlane)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Venom (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie (credited)
Pencils
Todd McFarlane (credited)
Inks
Todd McFarlane (credited)
Colors
Bob Sharen (credited)
Letters
Rick Parker (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Her name is Mary Jane Watson-Parker.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Parker; Aunt May Parker; Robbie Robertson; Flash Thompson; Nathan Lubensky; Venom [Eddie Brock] (first full appearance; villain); The Thing (cameo); Mr. Fantastic (cameo flashback); Sin Eater (cameo flashback); Candi; Randi; Bambi; Sandy
Synopsis
Spider-Man’s old alien costume has merged with reporter Eddie Brock who thinks his career was ruined by Spider-Man and the symbiote of the two, Venom, takes on the web slinger. At Mary Jane’s request, Spider-Man returns to the blue and red costume as she now finds his black duds way too creepy.
Reprints
Keywords
Bedford Towers; Bronx; Four Freedoms Plaza

Stan's Soapbox Special (Table of Contents: 3)

The Spider's Web / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So there I was, sitting at my computer in the hallowed hills of Hollywood, when all of a sudden the phone rang.
Characters
Stan Lee
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Full page editorial by Stan on the occasion of Spider-Man's 300th issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

TSR Hobbies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. ["Don't just stand there. Fire back!"]
    Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future
  3. 2. Venom
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Stan's Soapbox Special
    The Spider's Web
  5. 4. ["Beat Bond at his own game."]
    TSR Hobbies
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Chris Boyko
  • Peter Croome
  • Mark Gordon
  • Del Gruber
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Eric Rom
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore