(8 November 1986)

Marvel UK, 1986 Series
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0.30 GBP
Pages
24
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Weekly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Ltd.
Brand
Marvel
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To Battle the Beyonder! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Ron Frenz [as F] (signed)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as R] (signed)
Colors
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Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Puma; The Beyonder
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Intro (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.5 page (report information)

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Inside (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 0.5 page (report information)

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Bits and Pieces Part One (Table of Contents: 3)

Zoids / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison
Pencils
John Ridgway
Inks
John Ridgway
Colors
Stuart Place
Letters
Richard Starkings

Genre
science fiction

To Challenge the Beyonder! (Table of Contents: 4)

Spider-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; GUESTS: Puma; The Beyonder; Aunt May Parker; Nathan Lubensky; Arthur Chekov; Kathryn Cushing; Ned Leeds; Betty Leeds; Ben Urich; Lance Bannon; Mary Jane Watson; Flash Thompson; Jenna Taylor; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Bulldozer; Kang; Absorbing Man; Hulk; Thor; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wolverine
Synopsis
Puma arrives in New York to fulfill his destiny--kill the Beyonder. He contacts former foe Spider-Man for help and the pair investigate a new cult that seems to have been started by the Beyonder. Spidey is disgusted when the cosmic entity is nowhere to be found and leaves Puma to his own devices. Puma meets the Beyonder who blinks him instantly to Japan. Puma flies back to NYC and tries to convince Spider-Man that the Beyonder has to be stopped immediately.
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Keywords
Secret Wars II

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

Red & Blue Views / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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Taking Charge! (Table of Contents: 6)

Star Brand / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
John Romita, Jr.
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
George Roussos; Bob Sharen
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ken Connell; Barbara Petrovic; Debbie "the Duck"; Myron; Jan (introduction); Mike (introduction); Spitfire [Jenny Swensen]; Troubleshooters [Tim Ferris; Eduardo Giotti; Teresa Roberts; Eric Chin; Andy Meadows]; terrorists (villains)
Synopsis
Ken Connell travels to Kingston, New York to save a boy who fell down a well. Before he can help, Spitfire suddenly appears and flies down the well to save the boy. Later, Connell attempts to help a cruise ship held hostage by Middle Eastern terrorists holding a nuclear weapon. Commandos take out the terrorists at the same time and Connell is able to neutralize the damage done by the triggered nuclear device by taking it down to the bottom of the ocean. After this, Connell confronts Spitfire and the Troubleshooters at their hideout to warn them about the possible consequences of their actions.
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Indexer Notes

In this issue, the Spitfire armor is referred to as a Man Amplified Construction Suit for the only time.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. To Battle the Beyonder!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Intro
  3. 2. Inside
  4. 3. Bits and Pieces Part One
    Zoids
  5. 4. To Challenge the Beyonder!
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Red & Blue Views
  7. 6. Taking Charge!
    Star Brand
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