Comic books in 'Spider-Man Blood Brothers'
"Shooting Spider-Man" Blood Brothers Part 1 of 6. Script by Dan Jurgens. Pencils by Dan Jurgens. Inks by Klaus Janson. Cover by Dan Jurgens and Klaus Janson. While walking down the street with Jessica Carradine, Ben Reilly hears a robbery in progress at a nearby jewelry store! When Ben rushes off to change into his costume, Jessica rushes toward the scene with her camera! In just a few minutes, the web-slinger stops the robbery and saves everyone inside! Great job Spidey! But in a careless moment afterwards, Ben changes back into his clothes just one block over... and still in range of Jessica's telephoto lens! Oh no! Add one more thing to the wall-crawler's list of troubles! Story continues in Amazing Spider-Man 411. Cameo appearances by Peter Parker, J. Jonah Jameson, and Joe Robertson. Flashback cameos by Uncle Ben and the Burglar. (Note: This issue was reprinted in 2012 in the trade paperback: Amazing Spider-Man The Complete Ben Reilly Epic #4.) 32 pages. Cover price $1.95.
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Cover pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Larry Mahlstedt. Blood Brothers part 2, "Targets!", script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Larry Mahlstedt and Al Milgrom; The Carnage case resolved (PPSSM #233, '96), Ben and Peter arrange a picture of Spidey with the Spider-skeleton that Peter sells to the Bugle, then bury the skeleton in a cemetery; Jessica snaps a picture revealing Ben as Spider-Man, whom she blames for her father's death (SenSM #4, '96); The Bugle offers $100,000 for the Spider-skeleton; Ben searches for Seward, who has gone missing, finding his lab dismantled; Ben learns the IRS has flagged his bank account because of an irregularity in the Social Security number Seward created for him; The mercenary group Cell-12 severely beats Peter, who, powerless (since SM:FA #4, '96), doesn't fight back; After Spidey foils a mugging, he returns home to find all his stuff gone; a note on his floor reads, "We know who you are!" The story continues in Spider-Man 68. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.
"Into the Depths" Blood Brothers Part 3 of 6. Script by Howard Mackie. Pencils by John Romita Jr. Inks by Al Williamson and Al Milgrom. Cover by John Romita Jr. and Al Williamson. Story continues from Amazing Spider-Man 411. These are dark days for both the former web-slinger and the current one! Peter Parker (without his powers) slowly recovers from a beating he took from a strange mercenary group called Cell-12. And Ben Reilly's apartment has been ransacked and his employer's coffee shop burned to the ground! Can things get any worse? Unfortunately they do when the wall-crawler runs into the new and cybernetically-improved Hobgoblin! What will hurt Ben more...the Hobgoblin's fury or Seward Trainer's betrayal? Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man 234. Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson and Jessica Carradine. (Note: This issue was reprinted in 2011 in the trade paperback: Amazing Spider-Man The Complete Ben Reilly Epic #3.) 32 pages. Cover price $1.95.
"Leap of Faith" Blood Brothers Part 4 of 6. Script by Todd Dezago. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and John Stanisci (finishes). Cover by Sal Buscema and John Stanisci. Story continues from Spider-Man 68. After taking their lumps the past few days, Peter Parker and Ben Reilly strike back! The brave duo invades the Multivex Corporation headquarters and starts looking for the Hobgoblin, Cell-12, Seward Trainer, and anybody else that needs payback! Can Spider-Man (aka Ben Reilly) and Peter (without his powers) even the score with the Hobgoblin and Cell-12? And also find out who is trying to ruin their lives? Story continues in Sensational Spider-Man 5. Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Jessica Carradine, Liz Osborn, Normie Osborn, Mark Raxton (aka the Molten Man), and Gaunt. (Note: This issue was reprinted in 2012 in the trade paperback: Amazing Spider-Man The Complete Ben Reilly Epic #4.) 32 pages. Cover price $1.50.
"Collisions with the Past" Blood Brothers Part 5 of 6. Script by Dan Jurgens. Pencils by Dan Jurgens. Inks by Klaus Janson. Cover by Dan Jurgens and Klaus Janson. Peter Parker and Ben Reilly are hot on the trail of the Multivex Corporation! And the would-be detectives catch a big break when they discover that Multivex is funded by Osborn Industries! What a shock! Armed with that new information, Peter visits his long-time friend Liz Osborn! However Liz does not run Osborn Industries; another familiar name does: Mark Raxton (aka the Molten Man)! Oh boy, this caper just went next level! Later that night as shown on the dynamic cover, the Molten Man and the Amazing Spider-Man renew fiery acquaintances! It's a full-scale meltdown inside Multivex! Story concludes in Amazing Spider-Man 412. Cameo appearances by Normie Osborn, Seward Trainer, Gaunt, and Jessica Carradine. Flashback cameos by the first Green Goblin (aka Norman Osborn) and the second Green Goblin (aka Harry Osborn). 32 pages. Cover price $1.95.
Cover pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Larry Mahlstedt. The Molten Man guest stars in Blood Brothers part 6, "The Face of My Enemy!", script by Tom DeFalco, pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Larry Mahlstedt; While Ben discovers that Seward is somehow involved in the assault on his life (SM #68, '96), Liz Osborn wonders why huge amounts of capital have been pumped into lesser Osborn subsidiary, Multivex (PPSSM #234, '96); She puts her step brother Mark Raxton, the Molten Man, on the trail but Spidey, arriving with Peter, attacks him; Their Multivex battle crashes into a lab exposing Seward and Gaunt (SenSM #5, '96); Raxton and Spidey fight against Multivex security while Seward readies Gaunt's regeneration chamber. 36 pgs., full color. $1.50. Cover price $1.50.