The Spectacular Spider-Man #85 [Newsstand]
(December 1983)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1983-09-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
0714860219912
Editing
Danny Fingeroth (editor); Tom DeFalco (editor); Bob DeNatale (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #31, with shipping date of 1983-08-23.
This issue is a variant of The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 1976 series) #85 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man, Black Cat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...Evil Is A 'Borning!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Black Cat; Hobgoblin
Reprints

The Hatred of the Hobgoblin (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bill Mantlo; Roger Stern (plot assist)
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Diana Albers

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Black Cat; Villain: Hobgoblin; Lefty Donovan [Hobgoblin I] (in flashback); Harry Osborne; Liz Osborne; Flash Thompson; Betty Brant; Mary Jane Watson; Sha Shan; Mrs. Hardy
Synopsis
Spider-Man and Black Cat share dinner and then, a fight with Hobgoblin. But during the fight Black Cat's inexperience at fighting crime gets in the way and Hobgoblin escapes.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["...Evil Is A 'Borning!"]
    Spider-Man, Black Cat
  2. 1. The Hatred of the Hobgoblin
    Spider-Man
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