The Amazing Spider-Man #331 [Direct]
(April 1990)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except fortnightly June, July and August
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Dan Cuddy (assistant editor); Jim Salicrup (editor); Tom DeFalco (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

Heavy Metal Massacre! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Erik Larsen (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Punisher [Frank Castle]
Reprints

The Death Standard (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Erik Larsen
Inks
Mike Machlan
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; GUESTS: Punisher [Frank Castle]; Black Cat [Felicia Hardy]; Microchip; Mary Jane Parker; VILLAIN: Venom [Eddie Brock]
Synopsis
The Black Cat (Flash's new girlfriend) warns MJ rather forcefully that she still has her sights set on Peter. Punisher and Spidey track the drug hoard to a U.S. Military Academy. Venom breaks out of the Vault (again).
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The leader of the military academy is drawn as a parody of actor Charles Bronson. A thief trying to steal tires off of Punisher's battle van is drawn exactly like Blaze [Scott Fisher], a member of the Doom Patrol from DC Comics which Larsen drew from March to December of 1988.

[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
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Don Evans, David Perry, Chris Campbell, Joanne S., and Mark Jones & Sash Rudic.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Heavy Metal Massacre!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Death Standard
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Spider's Web
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