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Amazing Spider-Man 1st series comic books issue 441

  • Issue #441
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) 441

    "And Who Shall Claim a Kingly Crown?" The Final Chapter Part 1 of 4. Final issue of the series. Script by John Byrne. Pencils by Rafael Kayanan. Inks by Bud LaRosa. Cover by John Byrne. At last it's time for the Gathering! And the five anxious participants are: Norman Osborn, Morris Maxwell, Mattie Franklin, Madame Web, and Override! Each will receive one of the five gifts! Three of the five gifts everyone wants: Immortality, Knowledge, and Power! But two of the gifts nobody wants: Madness and Death! Upon whom will fortune shine? And to whom will the fates be cruel? Meanwhile across town Alison Mongrain desperately tries to reach Peter Parker to tell him a shocking secret! But if Joe Robertson can't stop the Molten Man, Alison will never get her chance! Could someone long thought dead... actually be alive? Story continues in Spider-Man (1990) 97. Cameo appearance by Mary Jane Watson. (Notes: This issue completes thefirst volume of the Amazing Spider-Man title that ran for 35 years. The second volume of the Amazing Spider-Man series begins with issue #1 in January 1999. This issue features a gatefold cover. The Final Chapter storyline was reprinted in 2013 in the trade paperback: Spider-Man The Gathering of Five. The letters page includes a statement of ownership: average print run 219,917; average paid circulation 119,547.) 40 pages. Cover price $1.99.