([March] 2007)

Marvel, 2007 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
29.99 USD; 48.00 CAD
Pages
356
On-sale Date
2007-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [red on white]
ISBN
0-7851-2498-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785124986 52999
Editing
Mark D. Beazley
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #252-259, 300, 315-317; Web of Spider-Man (Marvel, 1985 series) #1 and material from Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars (Marvel, 1984 series) #8; Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #274; The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 1976 series) #99-100; The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #298-299 and The Amazing Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #25.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Inks
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Colors
Andy Troy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom [Eddie Brock]
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Graphic Novels (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Spider-Man: Birth of Venom (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Klaus Janson; Joe Rubinstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

Indexer Notes

Title page. Includes details from the covers of The Amazing Spider-Man #252 and 258.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Greg LaRocque; Todd McFarlane
Inks
Jim Mooney; Todd McFarlane
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom [Eddie Brock]

Indexer Notes

Credits of the authors of the book. Includes details from the pages of Web of Spider-Man #1 and The Amazing Spider-Man #316 and 317.

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

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Fichera
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Among Spider-Man's most fantastic adventures,...

Indexer Notes

Recap of the Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars series before the #8. Includes a detail from the first page of #2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Marvel Super Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck (as MZ; signed)
Inks
John Beatty (as JB; signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Amid the chaos, there comes a costume--!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; She-Hulk; Hawkeye; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Doctor Octopus; Titania; Molecule Man; Enchantress; Bulldozer; Wrecker
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Marvel Super Heroes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Elsewhere...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thor; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume); Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Synopsis
When Spidey notices that Thor's costume has been restored, he is directed to a machine that spits out a small black ball which quickly covers him and becomes his new costume. Xavier contacts the heroes and tells them that Galactus has begun to eat Battleworld.
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Indexer Notes

First chronological appearance of Venom (as new Spider-Man costume). Spidey's new black costume only appears on the last two pages of the story. This issue came out 7 months after Amazing Spider-Man #252.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Fichera
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
John Beatty
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Donned in his new mysterious ebony costume,...
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

Indexer Notes

Recap of the end of Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars series and the events that occurred before in The Amazing Spider-Man series. Includes a detail from the first four panels of page 37 of #12.

The Rumors Are True. Introducing... The New Spider-Man! (Table of Contents: 8)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Fingeroth

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to the cover of Amazing Fantasy (Marvel, 1962 series) #15. Lettering credit from Danny Fingeroth interview in Backissue magazine #12.

Homecoming! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Roger Stern (plot); Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Glynis Oliver (as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, What's the verdict?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom Symbiote (first appearance, as Black Costume); Curt Connors [Lizard]; Billy Connors; Matha Connors; Black Cat [Felicia Hardy]; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Aunt May Parker; Nathan Lubensky; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Hawkeye; Wasp; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]]; She-Hulk; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing; Invisible Girl; Cyclops; Colossus; Wolverine; Storm; Nightcrawler; Mockingbird; Scarlet Witch (all photos)
Synopsis
Spider-Man returns from Secret Wars and tries to get used to his new black and white symbiotic costume, which will later become Venom.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rick Leonardi (signed)
Inks
Rick Leonardi (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the easy part...!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; The Rose (hands only)
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By Myself Betrayed! (Table of Contents: 11)

Spider-Man / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Rick Leonardi
Inks
Bill Anderson
Colors
Glynis Oliver (as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is running out for the Mammoths, Bill!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume); Aunt May Parker; Wendy Thorton (first appearance); Robbie Robertson; Betty Leeds; Nathan Lubensky; The Rose [Richard Fisk] (first appearance as the Rose); Black Cat [Felicia Hardy] (flashback); Uncle Ben Parker (flashback)
Synopsis
While on the sports beat with Wendy, Peter gets involved in a scandal with a pro football quarterback who is throwing games for a new mob boss, the Rose. Peter tells Aunt May that he has dropped out of school and she flips out. Peter also discovers that Robbie is taking his new editor-in-chief position at the Bugle very seriously. Spidey meets and battles the Rose for the first time.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rick Leonardi (signed)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Back off, wall-crawler! The battle van is mine!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Jack O' Lantern [Jason Macendale Jr.]
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With Great Power... (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Rick Leonardi
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At last!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume); Aunt May Parker; Nathan Lubensky; Betty Leeds; Wendy Thorton; Robbie Robertson; Jack O' Lantern [Jason Macendale Jr.]; Hobgoblin [Roderick Kingsley] (cameo, flashback); Black Cat [Felicia Hardy] (cameo, flashback)
Synopsis
Spider-Man watches as the authorities pull Hobgoblin's wrecked battle van from the Hudson River. When the van is stolen in broad daylight, Spidey tracks it down and finds it has been taken by Jack O' Lantern. Spidey battles Jack but this causes him to miss a dinner set up by Nathan where he was supposed to be making nice with Aunt May who is still furious over Peter dropping out of school.
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Even A Ghost... ...Can Fear the Night! (Table of Contents: 14)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (as RF; signed)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as JB; signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]; Super Apes
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Even a Ghost Can Fear the Night (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Glynis Oliver (as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Silent as a living shadow, he swings through the night.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume); Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]; Super Apes; Black Fox (first appearance); Aunt May Parker; Nathan Lubensky; Roderick Kingsley [Hobgoblin]; Jack O' Lantern [Jason Macendale Jr.] (flashback); Iron Man [James Rhodes] (flashback); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]] (flashback); Black Cat [Felicia Hardy] (flashback)
Synopsis
The Black Fox is on his final burglary, the one that will allow him to retire, but unfortunately, he has chosen the residence of the Red Ghost and his Super Apes. The Red Ghost compels the Fox to work with his Apes in carrying out the robbery of a jewelry store to fund his latest invention, the Cosmicizer. Spidey intervenes, follows the Apes home and blows up the Ghost's pet project. All but forgotten, the Black Fox merrily makes off with the jewels.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (as RF; signed)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as JR; signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Injured... helpless... ...and stalked by Puma!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Puma [Thomas Fireheart]
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Introducing... Puma! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi there!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume); Black Cat [Felicia Hardy]; Jenna Taylor; Robbie Robertson; Betty Leeds; Mary Jane Watson; The Rose [Richard Fisk]; Puma [Thomas Fireheart] (first appearance); Aunt May Parker (flashback)
Synopsis
Spidey takes down another one of the Rose's operations and the mob boss calls in wealthy businessman and super powered assassin Thomas Fireheart a.k.a. The Puma to kill the web slinger. Exhausted, Peter crawls into bed for a good night's sleep but his alien costume seems to have other ideas. Robbie commends Peter on his nice photos (they were taken by the Black Cat) but Pete is so tired that he barely notices. Spidey is ambushed by the Puma and pulls his left arm out of its socket. With Spider-Man down and writing in pain, the Puma prepares to pounce.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (as RF; signed)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as JR; signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Puma [Thomas Fireheart]
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Beware the Claws of Puma! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spider-Man is still helpless! Unconscious --!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume); Black Cat [Felicia Hardy]; Jenna Taylor; Mary Jane Watson; The Rose [Richard Fisk]; Puma [Thomas Fireheart]; Kingpin; Arranger; Hobgoblin [Ned Leeds]
Synopsis
The Puma is about to eviscerate Spider-Man but the Black Cat swings in to the rescue. Spidey and the Cat make it back to his apartment. The Black Cat takes off but MJ shows up to hang out. As the Puma strikes Peter pushes MJ out the door. Spidey and the Puma fight but the assassin breaks off the attack when he witnesses Spider-Man save civilians. The Kingpin discovers that the Rose has put out an unauthorized contract on Spidey's life. Fireheart returns home. Hobgoblin contacts Rose. Peter finds MJ still at his apartment where she tells him that she already knows he is Spider-Man.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Peter Parker; Spider-Man Red Costume; Spider-Man Black Costume
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The Sinister Secret of Spider-Man's New Costume! (Table of Contents: 21)

Spider-Man / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All in all, It's been a rotten week for Peter Parker.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume); Black Cat [Felicia Hardy]; Mary Jane Watson; Thomas Fireheart [Puma]; Jenna Taylor; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Hobgoblin [Ned Leeds]; The Rose [Richard Fisk]; Aunt May Parker (flashback); Robbie Robertson (flashback); Jack O' Lantern [Jason Macendale Jr.] (flashback)
Synopsis
Peter is floored by MJ's revelation that she knows he is Spider-Man. The Black Cat shows up at his pad and MJ takes off. His new costume takes him for a spin around the city in his sleep. Peter has a nightmare about his black costume. He decides to have Mr. Fantastic check it out. Reed Richards discovers that Spider-Man's black costume is an alien that is trying to bond with him symbiotically. He uses a sonic blaster to separate Spidey from his costume. Spidey swings home in an old FF uniform with a paper bag for a mask. MJ drops by to talk. Hobgoblin has a little proposition for the Rose.
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Keywords
Baxter Building; black costume; paper bag

The Original is Back! (Table of Contents: 22)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (as F; signed)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (as R; signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson; Hobgoblin [Roderick Kingsley]
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Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Iron Man (Marvel, 1968 series) #126, which is itself an homage to Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #39.

All My Pasts Remembered! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm real glad we finally got this chance to talk, Peter.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson (origin, also in flashback); Philip Watson (flashback); Madeline Watson (flashback); Gayle Watson (flashback); Frank Brown; Timothy Byrnes; Hobgoblin [Roderick Kingsley]; The Rose [Richard Fisk]; Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]]; Aunt May Parker (flashback); Anna Watson (flashback); Harry Osborn (flashback); Liz Osborn (flashback)
Synopsis
As Peter struggles with the fact that MJ knows he is Spider-Man, she opens up for the first time and tells him her family's history full of heartbreak, abuse and abandonment. Mr. Fantastic tries to communicate telepathically with Spidey's alien costume but has no success. Hobgoblin demands a cut of crime operations all over the city to sweeten his new business deal with the Rose. He then sets his sights on Harry Osborn. Learning that the Hobgoblin is still alive, Peter dons his classic red and blue costume as Spidey prepares to face his old foe.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Fichera
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Geof Isherwood
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spider-Man's alien costume was captured,...
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Black Cat [Felicia Hardy]

Indexer Notes

Recap of The Spectacular Spider-Man series circa #100. Includes a detail from panel 11, page 38 of #100.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Al Gordon; Dan Adkins
Colors
Glynis Oliver (as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Diana Albers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Epilog:
Genre
superhero
Characters
Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume)
Synopsis
Spidey's black costume escapes.
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Keywords
Black costume

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Spider-Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Milgrom
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Vince Colletta (uncredited)
Colors
A. Kaotic
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meanwhile, on the night-dark streets of manhattan,...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume)
Synopsis
The alien costume escaped from the Baxter Building.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Spider-Man / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Al Milgrom
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Geof Isherwood
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Diana Albers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shortly...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume)
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in part in Web of Spider-Man 1

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Vess (painted, signed)
Inks
Charles Vess (painted, signed)
Colors
Charles Vess (painted, signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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'Til Death Do Us Part! (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Greg LaRocque
Inks
Jim Mooney; Vince Colletta (uncredited)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Janice Chiang; Phil Felix (uncredited); Rick Parker (uncredited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm just being paranoid!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom Symbiote (as Black Costume); Vulturions (first appearance); Mary Jane Watson; Aunt May Parker
Synopsis
Spider-Man tries to remove his alien costume while fighting off the Vulture-inspired Vulturions.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Fichera
Pencils
Marc Silvestri
Inks
Kyle Baker
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thought the symbiote was gone,...
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]

Indexer Notes

Recap of the events before the introduction of Venom in The Amazing Spider-Man series. Includes a detail of the last page of Web of Spider-Man #18.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Spider-Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Todd McFarlane
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Janet Jackson
Letters
Rick Parker; Ken Lopez

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Epilogue:
Genre
superhero
Characters
Venom [Eddie Brock] (first appearance)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Spider-Man / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Todd McFarlane
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But at that moment, on chelsea street...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Jane Parker; Venom [Eddie Brock]
Synopsis
Venom comes a' calling.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Venom (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Her name is Mary Jane Watson-Parker.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Parker; Venom [Eddie Brock]; Aunt May Parker; Robbie Robertson; Flash Thompson; Nathan Lubensky; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards] (flashback); Sin Eater (flashback)
Synopsis
Spidey'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 MJ's request, Spidey returns to the blue and red costume as she now finds his black duds way too creepy.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hydro-Man Wins At Last!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Hydro-Man [Morris Bench]; Venom [Eddie Brock]
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A Matter of Life and Debt (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Government Service: Another term for "Job Security".
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom [Eddie Brock]; Hydro-Man [Morris Bench]; Mary Jane Parker; Aunt May Parker; Nathan Lubensky
Synopsis
Venom breaks out of the Vault. Peter discovers that Aunt May's boyfriend has been stealing from her to pay off gambling debts.
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The Truckstop of Doom! (Table of Contents: 37)

Venom / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Paris Cullins
Inks
Bud LaRosa
Colors
Kevin Tinsley
Letters
Rick Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rural Missouri, just off I-44
Genre
superhero
Characters
Venom [Eddie Brock]; Chuck; Jake; Ellen; Bobby; Spangle; Pablo; Smiley
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Indexer Notes

This story takes place between The Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #315 and 316.

Venom is Back! (Table of Contents: 38)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom [Eddie Brock]
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Dead Meat (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
New York City: A long-forsaken subway tunnel where a luckless,...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom [Eddie Brock]; Black Cat [Felicia Hardy]; Mary Jane Parker; Aunt May Parker; Glory Grant
Synopsis
Venom tries to hunt down Spidey and runs into the Black Cat. Venom discovers where Spider-Man lives.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Has Venom become kinder and gentler?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Venom [Eddie Brock]
Reprints

The Sand and the Fury (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the forest hills boarding house owned and run by May Parker --
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Aunt May Parker; Venom [Eddie Brock]; Mary Jane Parker; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Synopsis
Venom shows up on Aunt May's doorstep and Spider-Man goes to the Fantastic Four for help. Spider-Man tries to woo back the alien costume in an effort to defeat it.
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Venom (Table of Contents: 42)

character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson (writer/researcher); Marcus McLaurin (associate writer); David Wohl (associate writer); Glenn Herdling (associate writer); Len Kaminski (associate writer)
Pencils
Erik Larsen; Todd McFarlane
Inks
Erik Larsen; Todd McFarlane
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Letters
Tom Avery (typesetter)

Characters
Venom [Eddie Brock]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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Pencils
Rick Leonardi
Inks
Rick Leonardi

Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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Indexer Notes

Spider-Man black costume design by Leonardi.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Graphic Novels
  3. 2. Spider-Man: Birth of Venom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["Among Spider-Man's most fantastic adventures,..."]
  6. 5. ["Amid the chaos, there comes a costume--!"]
    Marvel Super Heroes
  7. 6. ["Elsewhere..."]
    Marvel Super Heroes
  8. 7. ["Donned in his new mysterious ebony costume,..."]
  9. 8. The Rumors Are True. Introducing... The New Spider-Man!
    Spider-Man
  10. 9. Homecoming!
    Spider-Man
  11. 10. ["This is the easy part...!"]
    Spider-Man
  12. 11. By Myself Betrayed!
    Spider-Man
  13. 12. ["Back off, wall-crawler! The battle van is mine!"]
    Spider-Man
  14. 13. With Great Power...
    Spider-Man
  15. 14. Even A Ghost... ...Can Fear the Night!
    Spider-Man
  16. 15. Even a Ghost Can Fear the Night
    Spider-Man
  17. 16. ["Injured... helpless... ...and stalked by Puma!"]
    Spider-Man
  18. 17. Introducing... Puma!
    Spider-Man
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  20. 19. Beware the Claws of Puma!
    Spider-Man
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  22. 21. The Sinister Secret of Spider-Man's New Costume!
    Spider-Man
  23. 22. The Original is Back!
    Spider-Man
  24. 23. All My Pasts Remembered!
    Spider-Man
  25. 24. ["Spider-Man's alien costume was captured,..."]
  26. 25. ["Epilog:"]
    Fantastic Four
  27. 26. ["Meanwhile, on the night-dark streets of manhattan,..."]
    Spider-Man
  28. 27. ["Shortly..."]
    Spider-Man
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  30. 29. 'Til Death Do Us Part!
    Spider-Man
  31. 30. ["Thought the symbiote was gone,..."]
  32. 31. ["Epilogue:"]
    Spider-Man
  33. 32. ["But at that moment, on chelsea street..."]
    Spider-Man
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  35. 34. Venom
    Spider-Man
  36. 35. ["Hydro-Man Wins At Last!!"]
    Spider-Man
  37. 36. A Matter of Life and Debt
    Spider-Man
  38. 37. The Truckstop of Doom!
    Venom
  39. 38. Venom is Back!
    Spider-Man
  40. 39. Dead Meat
    Spider-Man
  41. 40. ["Has Venom become kinder and gentler?"]
    Spider-Man
  42. 41. The Sand and the Fury
    Spider-Man
  43. 42. Venom
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. The Marvel Masterworks Library
  46. 45. The Origin of Venom!
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