||Spider-Man; GUESTS: Lance Bannon; Ben Urich; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Kathryn Cushing; Betty Leeds; Ned Leeds; Aunt May Parker; Mary Jane Watson; Flash Thompson; VILLAINS: Hobgoblin [Ned Leeds]; Blue Boys Gang; Arranger; Silvermane; Jack O' Lantern; Rose; Hammerhead; Daniel Kingsley; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Kingpin; Daredevil; CAMEO: Punisher
||Spider-Man is still looking for Flash when he encounters the Blue Boy Gang and the Hobgoblin; Spidey is still determined to quit the hero business and tries like crazy not to get involved in the underworld mayhem going on around him; Kingpin has gone into hiding and all of the other power players in the mob try to fill the void and scramble to take over his operations; The Arranger as the Kingpin's second in command, however, is still firmly in control as he has Jack O' Lantern take care of Silvermane, sends the police to arrest the Rose's men and blows up Hammerhead; Flash comes out of hiding to contact Betty; Hobgoblin thinks he has Spider-Man cornered on a rooftop but instead finds himself face to face with the Punisher.
||Tom DeFalco (Plot); Jim Owsley
||Ron Frenz (Layouts); Brett Breeding
||Brett Breeding; Joe Rubinstein
||in Uomo Ragno, L' (Edizioni Star Comics, 1987 series) #79