Marvel Database

in: Comics, 1989, 1989, May Copper-Age, Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1, Tom DeFalco/Editor-in-Chief, Todd McFarlane/Cover Artist, David Michelinie/Writer, Todd McFarlane/Penciler, Todd McFarlane/Inker, Bob Sharen/Colourist, Rick Parker/Letterer, Jim Salicrup/Editor, Edward Brock (Earth-616)/Quotes, Peter Parker (Earth-616)/Appearances, Mary Jane Watson (Earth-616)/Appearances, May Reilly (Earth-616)/Appearances, Nathan Lubensky (Earth-616)/Appearances, Morris Bench (Earth-616)/Appearances, Edward Brock (Earth-616)/Appearances, Kristine Watson (Earth-616)/Appearances, Hugh Taylor (Earth-616)/Appearances, Arthur Chekov (Earth-616)/Appearances, Victor Palermo (Earth-616)/Appearances, Rose Palermo (Earth-616)/Appearances, Vault (Prison)/Appearances, New York City/Appearances, Queens/Appearances, Queensboro Bridge/Appearances, Forest Hills/Appearances, Aunt May's House/Appearances, Missouri/Appearances, St. Louis/Appearances, Venom (Klyntar) (Earth-616)/Appearances, Web-Shooters/Appearances, Spider-Man's Belt Camera/Appearances

Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 315


Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 315

180,790pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Quote1 I only hate... spiders! Quote2
-- Venom

Appearing in "A Matter of Life and Debt"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:




  • None

Synopsis for "A Matter of Life and Debt"Edit

Venom murders guard Hugh Taylor and escapes the Vault. In Manhattan. Spidey battles Hydro-Man at a construction site, forcing him to flee by combining him with cement. Peter and MJ. back living at May's house, prepare to go out for the evening. Peter spies Nathan with Aunt May's wallet. Later, Peter finds Nathan trying to draw money from an ATM with May's card. Nathan admits that he still has gambling debts. Peter takes May's card but promises to keep Nathan's secret. MJ returns from a modeling job, reporting that the client decided she wasn't the right type. That night. Nathan meets with the gamblers but attacks them with a steak knife, a can of Raid and a bag of flour. Spidey steps in and subdues them. Then Peter returns and tells the men he has photos of them trying to murder a senior citizen. He threatens to turn them over to the district attorney if they don't back off. Afterwards, Peter makes Nathan promise to quit gambling. The next day, however, Nathan buys a dozen lottery tickets. Outside St. Louis, a young couple with a baby gives Eddie Brock a ride to New York.

  • This issue is reprinted in comics and books, see references for more info.[2]

  • No trivia.

See AlsoEdit

  • None.

  • None.


  1. 1.0 1.1 First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
  2. This issue is reprinted in the following comics/TPB's:

Like this? Let us know!