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Issue Details

Issue #244
Published September 1983
Cover Price 0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD
Pages 36
Editing Tom DeFalco; Eliot R. Brown (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Cover Details

Characters Spider-Man
Genre superhero
Pencils John Romita Jr. (signed)
Inks Bob Wiacek (signed)

1 page Scottie; Cracker Jack advertisement "A Cracker Jack Story"

Characters Scottie
Genre children; sports
Notes Inside front cover. Comic strip ad for Cracker Jack snack.

22 page Spider-Man story "Ordeals!"

Characters Dean Krenshaw; Doctor Sloan; Felicia Hardy [a.k.a. the Black Cat]; Harry Osborn; the Hobgoblin; Mary Jane Watson; Spider-Man
Synopsis Spider-Man, in investigating break-in thefts, comes across clues that point to the Hobgoblin's involvement.
Genre superhero
Script Roger Stern
Pencils John Romita Jr.
Inks Klaus Janson
Colors Bob Sharen
Letters Joe Rosen
Reprinted in Amazing Spider-Man: The Origin of the Hobgoblin, The (Marvel, 1993 series) #[nn]; in Uomo Ragno, L' (Edizioni Star Comics, 1987 series) #32

1 page Star Frontiers advertisement "Star Frontiers"

Genre science fiction; humor
Pencils Larry Elmore (signed)
Inks Larry Elmore (signed)
Notes Comic strip ad for the Star Frontiers role-playing game from TSR Hobbies, Inc..

1 page letters page "The Spider's Web"

Script various; Tom DeFalco (next issue blurb)
Letters typeset
Notes Letters on The Amazing Spider-Man #239.