Gang War: Part 1 of 5 -- "And Who Shall Stand Against Them...?" Plot by Tom DeFalco. Script by Jim Owsley. Art by Ron Frenz (layouts), Brett Breeding (pencils), and Joe Rubinstein (inks). Cover by Ron Frenz. The Kingpin has left New York! And now every crime boss, large or small, is vying for the top spot in the Big Apple! It's a bloodbath in the streets as the Hobgoblin, Rose, Jack O'Lantern, Hammerhead, Silvermane, and the Arranger battle for supremacy! And of course your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is caught in the crossfire! But this gang war is so big, the web-slinger may get help from other super-heroes (or anti-heroes)...whether he wants it or not! Cameo appearances by Betty Leeds, Flash Thompson, Ben Urich, Lance Bannon, Roderick Kingsley, J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, Aunt May, Mary Jane Watson, and the Punisher. Flashback cameos by Daredevil and the Kingpin.