The Amazing Spider-Man #322 (1989)
“The Assassin Nation Plot, Part Three: Ceremony”
Writer: David Michelinie
Artist: Todd McFarlane
Spider-Man and Silver Sable follow a bunch of false leads given to them by the Prime Minister. He is heavily involved in the conspiracy to assassinate the king of Symkaria. During the actual assassination attempt, the Prime Minister is killed by some mysterious man/beast. Also the king’s fiancé is killed. They find evidence near the Prime Minister’s body that suggests a C.I.A. involvement. Also, Mary Jane tries out for a role in a soap opera.