Data courtesy of the Grand Comics Database under Creative Commons license.

Issue Details

Issue #400
Published April 1995
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 3.95 USD; 5.35 CAD
Pages 72
Editing Danny Fingeroth; Mark Bernardo (assistant); Bob Budiansky (editor-in-chief)

Cover Details - "A Death in the Family"

Characters Spider-Man
Genre Superhero
Pencils Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks Larry Mahlstedt (signed)
Notes Die-cut embossed cover.

1 page credits "Table of Contents"

Characters Spider-Man
Letters Typeset

1 page foreword, introduction, preface, afterword "Intro"

Script Stan Lee
Letters Typeset
Notes 30 year anniversary intro by Stan Lee.

37 page Spider-Man story "The Gift"

Characters Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Scarlet Spider [Ben Reilly]; Mary Jane Watson-Parker; Aunt May Parker (dies); Anna Watson; Doctor Caputo; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Detective Connor Trevane; Detective Jacob Raven; Villains: Jackal [Professor Miles Warren]; Judas Traveller; Mr. Nacht; Medea
Synopsis The death of Aunt May.
Genre Superhero
Script John Marc DeMatteis [as J.M. DeMatteis]
Pencils Mark Bagley
Inks Larry Mahlstedt; Randy Emberlin (pages 32-33)
Colors Bob Sharen
Letters Bill Oakley
Notes Story dedicated with deep respect and admiration to Stan Lee, Steve Ditko and John Romita, Sr. Story continues in Spider-Man (1990) #57.

7 page Spider-Man story "The Parker Legacy, Part One of Three: A Shock to the System"

Characters Ben Reilly (Peter Parker's clone)
Synopsis In a story set five years ago, Peter Parker's clone has a new beginning and a new name - Ben Reilly!
Genre Superhero
Script John Marc DeMatteis [as J.M. DeMatteis]
Pencils John Romita, Jr.
Inks John Romita, Sr.
Colors Paul Becton
Letters Ken Lopez
Notes Story continues in Spider-Man (1990) #57.
Reprinted in Spider-Man: The Lost Years (Marvel, 1995 series) #0 (January 1996)

7 page Spider-Man story "The Morning After"

Characters Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; the Burglar; Aunt May Parker
Synopsis A story set the morning after Uncle Ben's murder.
Genre Superhero
Script John Marc DeMatteis [as J.M. DeMatteis] (plot); Stan Lee (script)
Pencils Tom Grummett
Inks Al Milgrom
Colors Chia-Chi Wang
Letters Richard Starkings and Comicraft

1 page letters page "The Spider's Web"

Letters Typeset
Notes Letters from readers.

1 page Spider-Man illustration "back cover"

Characters Spider-Man
Genre superhero
Pencils Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks Larry Mahlstedt (signed)
Colors Michel Le ? (signed)