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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Amazing Spider-Man Maximum Carnage TPB (2020 Marvel) Epic Collection 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Collects Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #378-380, Web of Spider-Man (1985-1995 1st Series) #101-103, Spider-Man (1990-1998) #35-37, Spectacular Spider-Man (1976-1998 1st Series) #201-203, Spider-Man/Punisher/Sabretooth: Designer Genes GN (1993 Marvel) and material from Spider-Man Unlimited (1993-1998 1st Series) #1-2.

    Written by David Michelinie, J.M. DeMatteis, Terry Kavanagh, Tom DeFalco, and Terry Havanagh. Art by Mark Bagley, Randy Emberlin, Sal Buscema, Tom Lyle, Ron Lim, Alex Saviuk, Sam de la Rosa, Al Milgrom, Scott Hanna, Scott McDaniel and Keith Williams. Cover by Ron Lim.

    Symbiotes clash - with Spidey in the middle!

    Carnage, the spawn of Venom, has assembled an army of the web-slinger'swebslinger's criminally insane adversaries to spread his message of hostility, chaos and wholesale slaughter: Carrion, Demogoblin, Shriek and the Spider-Man Doppelganger! Outmanned and overpowered, the wall-crawler must recruit his own band of super-beings to combat the rising tide of evil: Black Cat, Cloak & Dagger, Firestar, Captain America, Iron Fist, Deathlok and...Venom?! Spider-Man's worst enemy becomes his uneasy ally in the battle to halt the pure evil of Carnage's mad rampage!

    Plus, an explosive day for Peter Parker leads him into a savage showdown with the Punisher - and Sabretooth!

    Softcover, 432 pages, full color. Rated T+

    NOTE: Book 25 of the Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection - Years Covered: 1993.

    Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1
    Spider-Man Unlimited (1993 1st Series) 1
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    "Carnage Rising!" Maximum Carnage Part 1 of 14. Script by Tom DeFalco. Pencils by Ron Lim. Inks by Jim Sanders III. Cover by Ron Lim and Jim Sanders III. Following the tragic events of Spectacular Spider-Man 200, the friends and family of Harry Osborn gather for Harry's funeral. Peter and Mary Jane reflect upon the tragic passing of another friend and wonder where their lives will go from here. Meanwhile at the Ravencroft maximum security institution, one of the doctors gets the bright idea to take a blood sample from Cletus Kasady. And in that critical instant…the murderous Carnage is reborn! Oh my, Katie bar the door! Because the killing is about to begin! True to form Carnage wipes out the entire hospital staff, but then surprisingly makes a new friend! Who is this murderess so ready and willing to help Carnage? The web-slinger will find out soon when he battles her and that pesky eight-legged doppelganger several hours later! As for Carnage, he's going to pay a visit to J. Jonah Jameson before he pays back his two hated enemies…Venom and the Amazing Spider-Man! Story continues in Web of Spider-Man 101. First appearance of Shriek. Cameo appearances by the Black Cat and the Molten Man. Second Story: "Playback" Script by Mike Barr. Pencils and Inks by Jerry Bingham. While fighting the Scorpion at an abandoned construction site, the wall-crawler has strange flashbacks to his adolescent days (before Uncle Ben was killed). Third Story: "Long Way Down!" Script by Terry Kavanagh. Pencils by Mark Bagley. Inks by Tom Palmer. Cardiac stalks city executives who embezzled funds (designated for building safety improvements) into their own pockets. Cardiac is poised to deliver his own brand of justice until Code: Blue arrives on the scene! (Notes: Carnage previously appeared in Amazing Spider-Man 363. This issue is printed on glossy paper. The Maximum Carnage storyline was reprinted in 1994 in the trade paperback: Spider-Man Maximum Carnage.) 64 pages Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #101
    Web of Spider-Man (1985 1st Series) 101
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    "Darklight" Maximum Carnage Part 2 of 14. Guest-starring Cloak and Dagger. Script by Terry Kavanagh. Pencils by Alex Saviuk. Inks by Don Hudson. Cover by Alex Saviuk. Story continues from Spider-Man Unlimited 1. After escaping from the Ravencroft Institute, Carnage is on the loose again in New York City! And this time he has two heinous helpers at his side: Shriek and the eight-legged doppelganger! The web-slinger's first encounter with Shriek ends in a debilitating defeat. But the timely arrival of Cloak and Dagger spares the wall-crawler from further harm! However hours later inside a church, the first blockbuster battle of Maximum Carnage erupts! Spider-Man and Cloak and Dagger vs. Shriek, Carnage, and the doppelganger! Who will draw first blood? And who will be the first casualty? The carnage has only just begun. Story continues in Amazing Spider-Man 378. Cameo appearances by the Demogoblin and Venom. (Note: The Maximum Carnage storyline was reprinted in 1994 in the trade paperback: Spider-Man Maximum Carnage.) 32 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #378
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 378
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    "Demons of Broadway" Maximum Carnage Part 3 of 14. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Mark Bagley. Inks by Randy Emberlin. Cover by Mark Bagley and Randy Emberlin. Story continues from Web of Spider-Man 101. Carnage's rampage through New York City rolls on! But now Venom is aware of his protégé's murderous activities…and vows to stop Carnage all by himself! Meanwhile, the web-slinger limps back home to nurse his bruised ribs. Mary Jane wants Peter to stay put until his injuries heal, but Spider-Man cannot rest while Carnage and his crew terrorize the city. In Central Park Carnage, Shriek, and the eight-limbed doppelganger begin killing again! The wall-crawler rushes to the park to stop the deadly trio, but he bumps into the Demogoblin first! Just what the web-slinger needed…another super-villain to fight! Story continues in Spider-Man 35. Cameo appearance by Cloak. Flashback cameo by Dagger. (Note: The Maximum Carnage storyline was reprinted in 1994 in the trade paperback: Spider-Man Maximum Carnage.) 32 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #35
    Spider-Man (1990) 35
    Published Jun 1993 by Marvel.
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    Maximum Carnage: Part 4 of 14. "Team Venom!" Guest-starring Venom, Cloak, and Black Cat. Story by David Michelinie. Art by Tom Lyle and Scott Hanna. The psychotic Carnage has assembled a gang of deadly super-villains and is cutting a swath of death and destruction all through the streets of New York City. Spidey can't stop them alone and is forced to team-up with the last person he expected in order to stop this wave of villainy. But can even Venom tip the scales against this assemblage of evil? Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man (1976-1998 1st Series) #201. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #201
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) 201
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    "Over the Line!" Maximum Carnage Part 5 of 14. Script by J.M. DeMatteis. Pencils and Inks by Sal Buscema. Cover by Sal Buscema. Story continues from Spider-Man 35. Carnage and his murderous marauders have escaped the grasps of the Black Cat, Venom, and Spider-Man! And now the frustrated trio cannot agree on what to do next. Venom and Felicia take off after Carnage again, while Peter Parker stops by Aunt May's house to rest and clear his head. In the meantime Carnage, Shriek, the Demogoblin, and Spider-Doppelganger begin wreaking havoc in the city again! Feeling better the wall-crawler gets ready to battle once more, but he encounters angry citizens attacking one another (before he can even find Carnage)! Wow, the entire city is sinking into anarchy! Can anyone stop the quartet of killers? Story continues in Web of Spider-Man 102. Cameo appearances by Cloak and Carrion. (Notes: This issue features a full-page ad for Doctor Strange and the Secret Defenders series. The Maximum Carnage storyline was reprinted in 1994 in the trade paperback: Spider-Man Maximum Carnage.) 32 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #102
    Web of Spider-Man (1985 1st Series) 102
    • Signed by artist Alex Saviuk and numbered 1043/3000. Does not include certificate of authenticity.

    "Sinking Fast" Maximum Carnage Part 6 of 14. Guest-starring Cloak and Dagger. Script by Terry Kavanagh. Pencils by Alex Saviuk. Inks by Don Hudson. Cover by Alex Saviuk. Story continues from Spectacular Spider-Man 201. Blood flows in the streets of Manhattan as Carnage's reign of terror continues unchecked! The good guys simply don't have enough firepower to stop Carnage, Shriek, the doppelganger, and the Demogobiln. The web-slinger, Black Cat, Cloak, and Venom desperately need another ally for their side! How about Morbius? He's available! Wow, the situation is truly bleak when a bloodthirsty vampire is the best choice! Meanwhile, Mary Jane is tired of her husband constantly running off to play Spider-Man, so she decides to check out a new trendy nightclub in Midtown! At the same time, Carnage and his crew, feeling refreshed, decide to check out a new trendy nightclub…in Midtown! Oh no! Oh yes, the next savage slugfest is going to get very personal for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man! Story continues in Amazing Spider-Man 379. Cameo appearance by Carrion. 32 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #379
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 379
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    "The Gathering Storm" Maximum Carnage Part 7 of 14. Guest-starring Cloak, Deathlok, and Firestar. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Mark Bagley. Inks by Randy Emberlin. Cover by Mark Bagley and Randy Emberlin. Story continues from Web of Spider-Man 102. The heroes (if Morbius and Venom can be called heroes) scored a small victory over Carnage last night by driving off the serial killer and his vicious partners after they attacked a midtown nightclub. Now the web-slinger, Felicia, Cloak, and Venom meet to discuss ways to defeat Carnage permanently. Venom admits that the symbiote is vulnerable to sonic gun blasts or very intense heat! But where can both of those be found? Four Freedoms Plaza! Meanwhile at New York's Metropolitan Museum, Carnage begins another rampage! However, a powerful superhero has detected the incredible violence from cyberspace! Deathlok arrives on the scene and quickly scores hits on the Demogoblin, doppelganger, and Carrion! Wow, is the Demolisher going to end this carnage right here and now? Story continues in Spider-Man 36. (Notes: This issue features Marvel's Maximum Anniversary X-Perience! The 15-page insert celebrates the 30th anniversaries of both the X-Men and the Avengers.) 48 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #36
    Spider-Man (1990) 36
    Published Jul 1993 by Marvel.
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    Maximum Carnage: Part 8 of 14. "Hate is in the Air!" Guest-starring Venom, Cloak, Firestar, Black Cat, Deathlok, Morbius, and Iron Fist. Story by Terry Kavanagh. Art by Tom Lyle and Scott Hanna. Can Spider-Man and Venom's uneasy alliance survive when the Lethal Protector decides to use any means necessary to bring down the villainous Carnage? Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man (1976-1998 1st Series) #202. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #202
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) 202
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    "The Turning Point!" Maximum Carnage Part 9 of 14. Guest-starring Cloak and Firestar. Script by J.M. DeMatteis. Pencils and Inks by Sal Buscema. Cover by Sal Buscema. Story continues from Spider-Man 36. To the utter shock and dismay of Spider-Man and his friends, Reed Richards' sonic gun has no effect on Carnage! The weapon (that the good guys were counting on) has failed to stop the serial killer! And now in the woods, the next savage battle erupts! The web-slinger, Black Cat, Cloak, Firestar, Morbius, and Venom vs. Carnage, Shriek, Carrion, the Demogoblin, and the doppelganger! But the momentum has shifted to the side of evil. Cloak is the first to fall and then Felicia. After Morbius goes down, the only option left…kill Carnage with Firestar's flame blasts! If this strategy fails as well, then the chances of victory are between slim and none. And Carnage already killed slim several issues ago! Story continues in Web of Spider-Man 103. Cameo appearance by Captain America. 32 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #103
    Web of Spider-Man (1985 1st Series) 103
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    Sin City" Maximum Carnage Part 10 of 14. Guest-starring Captain America, Cloak, Firestar, and Nightwatch. Script by Terry Kavanagh. Pencils by Alex Saviuk. Inks by Don Hudson. Cover by Alex Saviuk. Story continues from Spectacular Spider-Man 202. After another defeat at the hands of Carnage, the Amazing Spider-Man is on the brink of despair. But a ray of red, white, and blue hope arrives in the form of the star-spangled avenger! Captain America gathers the web-slinger and Firestar at Avengers Headquarters to devise a new plan of attack! Meanwhile having recovered from their previous fight, Morbius, Cloak, and the Black Cat comb Manhattan looking for Carnage and his band of killers. The threesome finds Carrion, the Demogoblin, and the Spider Doppelganger…and then finds defeat once again despite help from Nightwatch. And while the battle rages, Carrion and Shriek carry the unconscious Venom to the Statue of Liberty…to do him great, great bodily harm. Story continues in Amazing Spider-Man 380. Cameo appearances by Deathlok and Iron Fist. 32 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #380
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 380
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    Guest stars galore! "Soldiers of Hope" Maximum Carnage Part 11 of 14. Guest-starring Captain America, Deathlok, Firestar, Iron Fist, and Nightwatch. Script by David Michelinie. Art by Mark Bagley (breakdowns) and Randy Emberlin (finishes). Cover by Mark Bagley and Randy Emberlin. Story continues from Web of Spider-Man 103. The ranks of the good guys are growing! The wall-crawler, star-spangled avenger, living weapon, Demolisher, and Firestar scour the city looking for Carnage's gang of killers! And it doesn't take long to find one of them! Shriek is raising cain all by herself on the Upper East Side! But this could be an opportunity to divide and conquer! Can Spider-Man and Captain America silence Shriek? Meanwhile inside the Statue of Liberty's torch, Nightwatch and Morbius attempt to rescue Venom from Carnage's clutches! However, the nocturnal heroes will have to defeat the Demogoblin, doppelganger, and Carrion first! Story continues in Spider-Man 37. Cameo appearances by the Black Cat and Cloak. 32 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #37
    Spider-Man (1990) 37
    Published Aug 1993 by Marvel.
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    Maximum Carnage: Part 12 of 14. "The Light!" Guest-starring Captain America, Venom, Cloak, Firestar, Deathlok, and Iron Fist. Story by J.M. DeMatteis. Art by Tom Lyle, Al Milgrom, and Scott Hanna. Spider-Man and a small army of Marvel's greatest action heroes scour the streets in search of Carnage and his dubious cohorts and do everything within their power to quell the chaos they've wrought. Meanwhile, the Lethal Protector, Venom, is at the mercy of the psychotic Cletus Kasady. Plus, the startling return of a fallen heroine! Story continues in Spectacular Spider-Man (1976-1998 1st Series) #203. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #203
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) 203

    "War of the Heart!" Maximum Carnage Part 13 of 14. Guest-starring Captain America, Cloak, Dagger, Deathlok, Firestar, and Iron Fist. Script by J.M. DeMatteis. Pencils and Inks by Sal Buscema. Cover by Sal Buscema. In dazzling fashion Dagger reappears at Cloak's side! And quickly lashes out at her almost-murderer Shriek! After the web-slinger swoops in and saves Dagger, he sends Cap and his other partners to the nearby Rand Corporation to retrieve a special weapon! In the meantime the Spectacular Spider-Man has to stay alive against Carnage, Shriek, Carrion, and the Demogoblin before his friends return! Can the wondrous wall-crawler hold the line one more time against Carnage and his crew? And will the secret weapon finally, finally bring down the curtain on Maximum Carnage? Story concludes in Spider-Man Unlimited 2. Cameo appearance by Venom. (Notes: Shriek appears next in Web of Spider-Man Annual 10. The letters page includes fan letters suggesting that fourteen issues may have been a few too many for the Maximum Carnage storyline.) 32 pages Cover price $1.25.

  • Issue #2
    Spider-Man Unlimited (1993 1st Series) 2
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    "The Hatred, the Horror and the Hero!" Maximum Carnage, Part 14 of 14. Script by Tom DeFalco. Chapter 1 - Art by Mark Bagley (breakdowns) and Sam de la Rosa (finishes). Chapter 2 - Art by Ron Lim (pencils), Jim Sanders III (inks), and Sam de la Rosa (inks). Cover by Ron Lim and Jim Sanders III. Story continues from Spectacular Spider-Man 203. In shocking fashion Carnage jumps out of Central Park Lake! Oh no, all the police and superheroes (besides the web-slinger) left a while ago thinking the bloodthirsty super-villain was dead! But he's still alive! And that means the Maximum Carnage saga is not over yet! Venom and Spider-Man battle Carnage first in Central Park, then at the St. Estes Home in Brooklyn, and finally in an old cemetery! Can the wondrous wall-crawler at long last corral Carnage? And also keep Venom from killing his symbiote offspring? After fourteen issues there's no telling how this tale will end! Appearances by the Black Cat, Mary Jane Watson, Aunt May, Richard Parker LMD, Mary Parker LMD, Liz Osborn, Normie Osborn, Thunderstrike, Sersi, and the Vision. Cameo appearances by Morbius and Nightwatch. Second Story: "Other People's Dreams." Script by Kurt Busiek. Pencils by Steven Butler. Inks by Bud LaRosa. The web-slinger clashes with Megawatt! Cameo appearance by Mary Jane Watson. Flashback cameos by Daredevil and Dr. Jonas Harrow. (Notes: Carnage returns in Amazing Spider-Man Annual 28. This issue is printed on glossy paper. The Maximum Carnage storyline was reprinted in 1994 in the trade paperback Spider-Man Maximum Carnage.) 64 pages. Cover price $3.95.

  • Issue #0
    Spider-Man Maximum Carnage (1993) DF Signed Set 0

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    A complete signed and numbered set of ALL 14 Maximum Carnage issues with a Dynamic Forces Certificate of Authenticity. Each comic is autographed by its respective artist, 14 signatures in all from Ron Lim, Alex Saviuk, Mark Bagley, Sal Buscema, and Tom Lyle.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Spider-Man Maximum Carnage TPB (1994 Marvel) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #378-380, Spectacular Spider-Man (1976-1998 1st Series) #201-203, Spider-Man (1990-1998) #35-37, Spider-Man Unlimited (1993-1998 1st Series) #1-2, and Web of Spider-Man (1985-1995 1st Series) #101-103.

    Written by David Michelinie, J.M. DeMatteis, Terry Kavanagh, and Tom DeFalco. Art by Mark Bagley, Randy Emberlin, Sal Buscema, Tom Lyle, Ron Lim, Alex Saviuk, Sam de la Rosa, Al Milgrom and Scott Hanna.

    Venom's nefarious offspring wages the ultimate symbiotic war in the streets of Manhattan. Nows it's upt to the Amazing Spider-Man his arch enemy, Venom, and a small army of heroes to stop the "Maximum Carnage!"

    Guest-starring Captain America, Black Cat, Cloak & Dagger, Firetar, Iron Fist, Deathlok, Morbius, and Nightwatch.

    Featuring the villainy of Carnage, Carrion, Demogoblin, Shriek, and the evil four-armed Spider-Man Doppelganger!

    Softcover, 274 pages, full color.

    Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Spider-Man Maximum Carnage TPB (1994 Marvel) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. Collects Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #378-380, Spectacular Spider-Man (1976-1998 1st Series) #201-203, Spider-Man (1990-1998) #35-37, Spider-Man Unlimited (1993-1998 1st Series) #1-2, and Web of Spider-Man (1985-1995 1st Series) #101-103.

    Written by David Michelinie, J.M. DeMatteis, Terry Kavanagh, and Tom DeFalco. Art by Mark Bagley, Randy Emberlin, Sal Buscema, Tom Lyle, Ron Lim, Alex Saviuk, Sam de la Rosa, Al Milgrom and Scott Hanna.

    Venom's nefarious offspring wages the ultimate symbiotic war in the streets of Manhattan. Nows it's upt to the Amazing Spider-Man his arch enemy, Venom, and a small army of heroes to stop the "Maximum Carnage!"

    Guest-starring Captain America, Black Cat, Cloak & Dagger, Firestar, Iron Fist, Deathlok, Morbius, and Nightwatch.

    Featuring the villainy of Carnage, Carrion, Demogoblin, Shriek, and the evil four-armed Spider-Man Doppelganger!

    Softcover, 274 pages, full color.

    Cover price $29.99.