Spectacular Spider-Man comic books issue 222
"False Truths." Players and Pawns, Part 1 of 2. Script by Tom DeFalco. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Bill Sienkiewicz (finishes). Cover by Sal Buscema and Bill Sienkiewicz. In the depths of the Jackal's destroyed laboratory in the Catskills, Kaine awakens a third Peter Parker! Is this the genuine article or just another clone? Only time will tell. Meanwhile back in New York City, the Jackal crashes Flash Thompson's basketball camp! Luckily the Scarlet Spider (aka Ben Reilly) is taking in the hoop lesson too! While Flash protects the children, Ben challenges the Jackal and his latest genetic creations! And across town Spider-Man confronts Kaine! Story continues in Web of Spider-Man 123. First appearance of Spidercide. Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson, Joe Robertson, J. Jonah Jameson, Scrier, and Jack. (Notes: The letters page includes a statement of ownership: average print run 232,567; average paid circulation 236,723.) 32 pages. Cover price 1.50. Cover price $1.50.