Story by Tom DeFalco. Art by Ron Frenz, Bob Layton. Cover by Charles Vess.
THE RULES OF THE GAME! Peter Parker visits Matt Murdock inside a homeless shelter and is shocked to see the sad condition of his occasional crime-fighting ally. The Kingpin has ruined Matt's life. Somebody has to deliver the payback. Will it be the Amazing Spider-Man? Backup story: CRY OF THE WENDIGO. Story by Charles Vess. Art by Charles Vess. During a winter storm, a group of criminals kidnaps the young daughter of a Canadian diplomat. Auspiciously the web-slinger is close by and pursues the kidnappers into Central Park. However the combination of ice, wind, and snow disorient and debilitate the wall-crawler. Spider-Man needs help to save this young girl...perhaps help from the Wendigo. Issue contains a map of Central Park where the story takes place. Note: This Wendigo is not the Marvel monster/villain but is instead a supernatural entity.