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Amazing Spider-Man 1st series comic books issue 440

  • Issue #440
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 440

    The Molten Man returns in The Gathering of Five part 2, "A Hot Time in the Old Town," script by John Byrne, pencils by Rafael Kayanan, inks by Bud LaRosa, Jimmy Palmiotti, Rafael Kayanan, and Rodney Ramos; Spider-Man is tracking Molten Man as he tears a path across the city; When he first encounters Molten Man, he appears to be in a trance, walking directly in a straight line through anything that stands in his way; Molten Man walks through a wall and activates the building's sprinkler system; As the water hits him, it turns in to scalding hot steam and Spider-Man must clear out the building instead of continuing his pursuit; Once the civilians are safe, Spider-Man returns only to find that the Molten Man is gone; Spider-Man gets a map and traces Molten Man's path. The story continues in Peter Parker 96. 38 pgs., full color. $1.99. Cover price $1.99.