The Amazing Spider-Man #294 (1987)
“Kraven’s Last Hunt, Part 5: Thunder”
Writer: J.M. DeMatteis
Artists: Mike Zeck & Bob McLeod
Kraven feels a new sense of peace and happiness now that he has defeated Spider-Man in every way. He no longer feels any need to fight with him. He leads Spider-Man to Vermin, and then sets Vermin loose so they can fight for a final test. Just as Vermin is about to kill Spidey, Kraven stops him and tells him to go. Then he helps Spider-Man back upstairs and tells him to go follow his conscience. Spider-Man leaves, vowing to return. Kraven then shoots himself in the mouth with his rifle.