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The monthly series began in July 1997 and came to its conclusion in September 2002.The series was later reprinted in an array of ten trade paperback volumes, and also featured two “specials” (I Hate It Here and Filth of the City) with text pieces written by the Spider Jerusalem character and illustrated by a wide range of comic artists.These were later collected in trade paperbacks.
“Year of the Bastard” #13-18
Spider starts to write about politics again and is forced to take on another assistant, Royce’s niece Yelena Rossini. He resumes his drug binges of mythic proportions and arouses the ire of various presidential candidates, one of whom orchestrates the assassination of someone Spider has grown to love. The story is told in six chapters where the first chapter has no subtitle and the following chapters are subtitled “Badmouth”, “Smile”, “Hate”, “Love” and “Bastard” respectively.