(September 1988)

Marvel, 1987 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
071486026709 09
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The Kingpin Strikes Back! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kingpin [Wilson Fisk]
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The Schemer! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Demeo]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Schemer [Richard Fisk]; Kingpin [Wilson Fisk]; Vanessa Fisk; J. Jonah Jameson; Joe "Robbie" Robertson; Betty Brant; Doctor Bromwell; Gwen Stacy; Flash Thompson; Harry Osborn; Captain George Stacy
Synopsis
The Schemer tries to become the new King of Crime in New York, and starts a war with the Kingpin. Flash Thompson goes to war in Vietnam and Gwen Stacy is injured in a traffic accident.
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The Kingpin Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita (layouts); John Buscema (pencils)
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
170-Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Schemer [Richard Fisk]; Gwen Stacy; Captain George Stacy; Kingpin [Wilson Fisk]; Vanessa Fisk
Synopsis
Peter could use the $5,000 reward, so Spidey sets out to capture The Schemer. He eventually finds him in his fancy car but keeps falling off it. Schemer arrives at the Kingpin's mansion and confronts him; Vanessa intervenes. Spider-Man has followed Schemer, breaks in, and has a brief tiff with Kingpin before both realize that Schemer - and Vanessa - have vanished.
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The Secret of the Schemer! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita (layouts); John Buscema (pencils)
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Vanessa Fisk; Captain George Stacy; Gwen Stacy; Kingpin [Wilson Fisk]; Schemer [Richard Fisk; identity revealed]
Synopsis
Peter pulls a double switch to keep Captain Stacy and Gwendy from identifying him as Spider-Man. Spidey tracks down the Schemer but they both fall into the Kingpin's trap. The ensuing battle comes to an abrupt end when the Schemer is revealed to be Richard Fisk, the Kingpin's long lost son.
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The Coming of... the Schemer! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Schemer [Richard Fisk]
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Kingpin (Table of Contents: 5)

Kingpin / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald; Peter Sanderson
Pencils
David Mazzucchelli
Inks
Joe Rubinstein; James Fry
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Brenda Mings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kingpin [Wilson Fisk]
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Next Issue... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

What Is the Schemer's Secret? (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kingpin [Wilson Fisk]; Vanessa Fisk; Schemer [Richard Fisk]
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Indexer Notes

On back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kingpin Strikes Back!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. The Schemer!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. The Kingpin Strikes Back!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Secret of the Schemer!
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. The Coming of... the Schemer!
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. Kingpin
    Kingpin
  7. 6. Next Issue...
    Spider-man
  8. 7. What Is the Schemer's Secret?
    Spider-Man
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