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Issue Details

Issue #291
Published August 1987
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages 36
Editing Jim Salicrup (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)

Cover Details - "The All-New, Deadlier Than Ever Spider-Slayer Strikes!"

Characters Spider-Man; Spider-Slayer [Alistaire Smythe]
Genre superhero
Pencils Al Milgrom
Inks Al Milgrom
Letters Typeset

24 page Spider-Man story "Dark Journey!"

Characters Spider-Man; GUESTS: Mary Jane Watson; Gayle Watson-Byrnes; VILLAIN: Spider-Slayer [Alistaire Smythe]
Synopsis Mary Jane declines Peter's marriage proposal and has to go to Pittsburgh where she finds her sister in jail; Spidey is attacked by Smythe who has vastly improved his father's Spider-Slayer robot; MJ asks Peter to come help her out and he has to decide between being there for the woman he loves or taking down a super villain; Peter heads to Pittsburgh but Smythe finds out and follows him.
Genre superhero
Script David Michelinie
Pencils John Romita Jr.
Inks Vince Colletta
Colors George Roussos
Letters Rick Parker