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Issue Details

Issue #436
Published July 1998
Cover Price $1.99/$2.80 CAD
Pages 38
Editing Ralph Macchio; Matt Hicks (assistant)

Cover Details - "My Enemies -- Unmasked!"

Characters Spider-Man
Genre Superhero
Pencils Joe Bennett (?)

2 page Spider-Man recap "Recap"

Genre Superhero
Notes Recap of prior stories and list of characters for this story. This is on the inside of the gatefold cover. Design by Comicraft's John Marasigan.

23 page Spider-Man story "In Final Battle with the Black Tarantula"

Characters Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson-Parker; Professor Marina Caches; Fabian LaMuerto; Professor Dante Rigoletto; Villains: Black Tarantula [Carlos LaMuerto; identity revealed this issue]; Chesbro; Don Fortunato; The Rose [Jacob Conover; identity revealed this issue]
Synopsis This is it! It's been building for well over a year, and now the time has come: Spidey goes toe-to-toe with the Black Tarantula! Spider-Man got the web knocked out of him last time - has he learned enough about this vicious crime lord to finally take him down? [per next issue box]
Genre Superhero
Script Tom DeFalco
Pencils Joe Bennett
Inks Bud LaRosa
Colors Bob Sharen
Letters Richard Starkings and Comicraft's Kiff Scholl

1 page letters page "The Spider's Web"

Letters Typeset
Notes Letters from readers.