(June 2001)

Marvel, 1999 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.95 USD; 21.95 CAD
Pages
116
On-sale Date
2001-07-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel's Finest; Marvel Comics
ISBN
0-7851-0716-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785107163 51495
Editing
Ben Abernathy (collections editor); Matty Ryan (Assistant Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; glossy interiors
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected editions

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
J. G. Jones
Inks
J. G. Jones
Colors
Chris Dickey
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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--And Now the Goblin! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; GUESTS: Betty Brant; Robbie Robertson; Harry Osborn; Aunt May Parker; Anna May Watson; Mary Jane Watson; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Gwen Stacy
Synopsis
Peter returns from England and winds up getting a job with Norman Osborn. Unfortunately, Norman is shocked into becoming the Green Goblin again and sets his sights on Spidey.
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Indexer Notes

Continued in the next 2 issues.
Drug references in the story meant that it could not be approved by the Comics Code.

In the Grip of the Goblin! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia; John Romita (pages 7, 15, 16, and 19, credited as "Artist Emeritus"); Tony Mortellaro ? (backgrounds)
Colors
Andy Yanchus ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
575Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; GUESTS: Harry Osborn; Mary Jane Watson; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; CAMEO FLASHABCK: Gwen Stacy
Synopsis
Spidey battles the Goblin while Harry starts popping pills to deal with the brush-off MJ has given him.
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Indexer Notes

Story sontinues in the following issue.
Drug references in the story meant that it could not be approved by the Comics Code.
Backgrounds likely inked by Tony Mortellaro, as he was the background inker on ASM #98 (a billboard seen on the splash page of #98 reads "BACK BY MOR").

The Goblin's Last Gasp! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Job Number
590Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; Gwen Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Harry Osborn; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]
Synopsis
Spidey 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. Gwen returns from London.
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Indexer Notes

Drug references in the story meant that it could not be approved by the Comics Code.
Though not officially credited, a billboard seen on the splash page reads "BACK BY MOR", indicating Tony Mortellaro inked the backgrounds.

The Night Gwen Stacy Died (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita; Tony Mortellaro
Colors
David Hunt
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; GUESTS: Gwen Stacy (Death); Harry Osborn; Mary Jane Watson; Robbie Robertson; J. Jonah Jameson; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Aunt May Parker; Flash Thompson
Synopsis
Harry is raving and bed ridden after once again taking LSD and when his father finds his son's friends gathering around in support, he throws them out. Cracking under the pressure of his damaged son and failing business, Norman regains his memory of being the Green Goblin and the secret identity of his deadliest foe. Trying to get to Spidey where it hurts, the Goblin captures Gwendy and brings her to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge. During the fight, Gwen falls from the bridge and when Spider-Man tries to catch her with a web line, her neck snaps.
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Indexer Notes

story continues in the following issue

The Goblin's Last Stand (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita; Tony Mortellaro
Colors
Dave Hunt
Letters
Art Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Gwen Stacy (deceased); Harry Osborn; Robbie Robertson; J. Jonah Jameson; Mary Jane Watson; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn] (dies)
Synopsis
Peter Parker is out for revenge after the Green Goblin kills Gwen Stacy.
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The Kiss (Table of Contents: 6)

Spider-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Flash Thompson; Harry Osborn; Gwen Stacy; Mary Jane Watson
Synopsis
Peter and Gwen share their first kiss.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. --And Now the Goblin!
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. In the Grip of the Goblin!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. The Goblin's Last Gasp!
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. The Night Gwen Stacy Died
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. The Goblin's Last Stand
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. The Kiss
    Spider-Man
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