Amazing Spider-Man Family #4 [Direct Edition]
(April 2009)

Marvel, 2008 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
104
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2009-02-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated A
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode
759606065073 00411
Editing
Stephen Wacker; Tom Brennan (Assistant Editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Barry Kitson
Inks
Barry Kitson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Mary Jane Watson-Parker; Peter Parker; Aunt May Parker; Spider-Ham

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various (illustrations)
Inks
various (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
?

A Matter of Trust (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Val Semeiks
Inks
Andy Lanning; Kris Justice; Victor Olazaba
Colors
Chris Sotomayor
Letters
Dave Sharpe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; Harry Osborn; Aunt May Parker; Betty Brant; Gwen Stacy (flashback); Flash Thompson (flashback)
Synopsis
Peter reacts with distrust to the news of Harry Osborn's return from the dead.

Career Paths (Table of Contents: 3)

Mr. and Mrs. Spider-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Todd Nauck
Inks
Todd Nauck
Colors
Rain Beredo
Letters
Dave Sharpe

Genre
superhero
Characters
Peter Parker; Mary Jane Watson-Parker; Angelo Cantano; Detective Vinnie Drasco; Carlie Cooper
Synopsis
The Parkers are menaced by a petty thief who accuses them of attacking him when the police arrive.

Canine Commotion (Table of Contents: 4)

The Amazing Spider-Ma'am / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Abby Denson
Pencils
Colleen Coover
Inks
Colleen Coover
Colors
Colleen Coover ?
Letters
Colleen Coover ?

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Aunt May Parker; Peter Parker; Edna Blackquill
Synopsis
When a nasty neighbor sends her dog to ruin Aunt May's flower beds, Peter's costume comes in handy again.

The Secret Origin of Swiney-Girl! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Spectacular Swiney-Girl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Shawn Moll
Inks
Rob Campanella
Colors
Andrew Crossley
Letters
Nate Piekos

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
May Porker [Swiney-Girl]; Peter Porker [Spider-Ham]; Mary Crane Watsow-Porker; Green Gobler [Normie Osbird]; Weed Wiskers [Mr. Furtastic] (flashback)
Synopsis
May Porker follows in her father's footsteps, using her own spider-powers to rescue Spider-Ham from the new Green Gobler, son of his old enemy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't Peter coming with us?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; Harry Osborn; Mary Jane Watson
Synopsis
Norman Osborn finally recalls his past misdeeds and confronts Spider-Man again as the Green Goblin.
Reprints

[The Amazing Spider-Man #97] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
John Romita (signed)
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]
Reprints

In the Grip of the Goblin! (Table of Contents: 8)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia; John Romita (pp 7, 15, 16, and 19)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; Harry Osborn; Mary Jane Watson; Gwen Stacy (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Spider-Man battles the Goblin while Harry starts popping pills to deal with the brush-off Mary Jane has given him.
Reprints

[The Amazing Spider-Man #98] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]
Reprints

The Goblin's Last Gasp! (Table of Contents: 10)

Spider-Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia; Tony Mortellaro (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; Harry Osborn; Gwen Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson
Synopsis
Spider-Man confronts the drug dealer who sold Harry the pills that put him in the hospital. Spidey and Goblin wage a pitched battle until the web-head confronts Norman with his sick son.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A Matter of Trust
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Career Paths
    Mr. and Mrs. Spider-Man
  5. 4. Canine Commotion
    The Amazing Spider-Ma'am
  6. 5. The Secret Origin of Swiney-Girl!
    The Spectacular Swiney-Girl
  7. 6. ["Isn't Peter coming with us?"]
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. [The Amazing Spider-Man #97]
    Spider-Man
  9. 8. In the Grip of the Goblin!
    Spider-Man
  10. 9. [The Amazing Spider-Man #98]
    Spider-Man
  11. 10. The Goblin's Last Gasp!
    Spider-Man
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