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Issue Details

Issue #28
Published 1981
Cover Price 2.50 USD
Pages 68
Editing Al Milgrom
Notes Produced in conjunction with DC Comics. Full indicia: MARVEL TREASURY EDITION™ featuring SUPERMAN® and SPIDER-MAN® is published by MARVEL COMICS GROUP, James E. Galton, President. Stan Lee, Publisher. Michael Hobson, Vice-President, Publishing. Milton Schiffman, Vice-President, Production. OFFICE OF PUBLICATION: 575 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10022. Copyright© 1981 by Marvel Comics Group, a division of Cadence Industries Corporation and DC Comics, Inc. All rights reserved. Vol. 1, No. 28, 1981 issue. Price: $2.50 in the U.S. and Canada. This periodical may not be sold except by authorized dealers and is sold subject to the conditions that it shall not be sold or distributed with any part of its cover or marking removed, nor in a mutilated condition. Spider-Man, Peter Parker, Incredible Hulk, Bruce Banner, Doctor Doom, J. Jonah Jameson, Glory Grant, Robbie (Joe) Robertson, Aunt May, and the Daily Bugle, and the visual depictions thereof the trademarks of Marvel Comics Group, a division of Cadence Industries Corp. All Rights Reserved. Superman, Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, Perry White, The Parasite, Lana Lang, Morgan Edge, Steve Lombard, Wonder Woman, and The Daily Planet, and the visual depictions thereof are trademarks of DC Comics, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Cover Details - "The Murderous Menace of... Doctor Doom and the Parasite!"

Characters Superman [Clark Kent]; Doctor Doom; Parasite; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Genre superhero
Pencils John Romita (layouts); Bob Larkin (painting, signed)
Inks Bob Larkin (painting, signed)
Colors Bob Larkin (painting)
Reprinted in Crossover Classics: The Marvel / DC Collection (Marvel, 1991 series) #[1]; in Superman and Spider-Man (Warner Books, 1981 series) #91757

1 page Superman and Spider-Man character profile "Spider-Man and Superman Origins and Powers"

Characters Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Superman [Clark Kent]
Genre Superhero
Notes A summary of how each man got his powers, and what he can do with them. Located on the inside front cover.

62 page Superman and Spider-Man story "The Heroes and the Holocaust!"

Characters Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Doctor Doom (villain); Hulk [Bruce Banner]; J. Jonah Jameson; Glory Grant; Robbie (Joe) Robertson; Aunt May (cameo); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lana Lang; Morgan Edge; Steve Lombard; Parasite (villain); Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Cindy (cameo); Nick (cameo)
Genre superhero
Script Jim Shooter (script); Marv Wolfman (plot suggestions)
Pencils John Buscema
Inks Joe Sinnott (figures); Terry Austin (backgrounds); Klaus Janson (backgrounds); Bob McLeod (backgrounds); Al Milgrom (backgrounds); Steve Leialoha (backgrounds); Walt Simonson (backgrounds); Bob Layton (backgrounds); Joe Rubinstein (backgrounds); Bob Wiacek (backgrounds)
Colors Glynis Wein
Letters Joe Rosen
Notes Continued from Superman Vs. the Amazing Spider-Man (DC / Marvel, 1976 series) #1; continued in part in DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #27 (Fall 1981).
Reprinted in Crossover Classics: The Marvel / DC Collection (Marvel, 1991 series) #[1]; in Superman and Spider-Man (Warner Books, 1981 series) #91757

2 page promo (ad from the publisher) "House Advertisements"

Notes Two house ads. The first from DC shows recent covers (including New Teen Titans #1), while the Marvel one features the Hulk (by Al Milgrom). Appears on pages 65 and 66.

1 page illustration "Preliminary Cover Design"

Characters Superman [Clark Kent]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Pencils John Buscema
Notes A preliminary cover design for this issue with Superman breaking chains and Spider-Man swinging; reproduced directly from John Buscema's pencils. Located on the inside back cover.

1 page Superman and Spider-Man illustration "Confrontations"

Characters Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Genre Superhero
Pencils John Buscema [as B]
Inks Joe Sinnot [as S]
Letters typeset
Notes The Hulk clashes with Superman, and Spider-Man confronts Wonder Woman, previewing the story.