Ben Reilly takes over as Spider-Man, battling Carnage, Hobgoblin, Lizard, and more.

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe and the web-slinger swung onto the silver screen once more in 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and will do so again in Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” in 2018! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story…

With Spider-Man in his past, Peter Parker moved to Portland, Oregon, only to encounter the threat called Tendril in SPIDER-MAN: THE FINAL ADVENTURE #1-4. Meanwhile, the new official Spider-Man, Ben Reilly, took a job in a coffee shop in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #0 to make ends meet, while Mysterio planned a comeback. Later, Spidey battled Sandman in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #407, the deadly Poison returned in SPIDER-MAN #64, and a couple of eco-terrorists stirred the pot in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #230.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #407

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #407

  • Published: January 10, 1996
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: May 20, 2013
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After a hair-raising adventure with the Black Cat in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #11, Ben discovered Mysterio’s new cable network in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #1, took the fight to the master of mysteries in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #408, and won the day in SPIDER-MAN #65. Peter Parker’s other clone Kaine found himself resurrected in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #231, held off an attack by the Rhino in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #2, and joined a cadre of villains against Spider-Man in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #409, knowing that the wallcrawler must die for him to continue to live in SPIDER-MAN #66.

Ben and Peter heard of a skeleton found in a smokestack in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #232, the Burglar’s daughter, Jessica Carradine, entered Ben’s life in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #3, Carnage returned for a rampage in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #410, and the symbiote chose the new webslinger as a host in SPIDER-MAN #67. Spider-Carnage ran amuck in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #233 until Ben resisted the creature’s influence.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #410

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #410

  • Published: April 10, 1996
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: May 20, 2013
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Jessica learned Spidey’s secret identity in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #4, and Ben and Peter buried the mystery skeleton in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #411. The wallcrawler faced a new and improved Hobgoblin in SPIDER-MAN #68, fell under his assault in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #234, and turned the tables on the criminal in SPIDER-MAN #69. Ben also beat a murder rap in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #12, and witnessed the latest return of the Molten Man in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #5.

Questions concerning a corporation called Multivex attracted Spidey’s curiosity in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #412, Mysterio shrunk him down to bug-size in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #413, and the deadly Delilah brought new dangers in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #414. Hammerhead vied with Don Fortunato for the Kingpin’s criminal empire in SPIDER-MAN #70, and wound up in the same hospital as a very ill Peter in SPIDER-MAN #41. The Will o’ the Wisp reappeared in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #235 to aid the webslinger versus Dragon Man in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #236.

Sensational Spider-Man (1996) #8

Sensational Spider-Man (1996) #8

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Jessica Carradine became even more conflicted over Ben in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #6, Ben believed Peter’s sickness stemmed from clone degeneration in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #7, and the Looter stole high-tech super villain weaponry to use for himself in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #8. During the Onslaught event, Spidey clashed with Sentinels in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #415 and SPIDER-MAN #72, then pondered a world without its heroes in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #416.

Peter’s condition worsened in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #237, a more monstrous Lizard tore up the landscape in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #238, and the original Lizard arrived in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #239 to put an end to it all. The webslinger teamed up with Luke Cage and Iron Fist in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #13, mixed it up with Swarm in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #9 and SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #10, and once again landed in the middle of battling crimelords in SPIDER-MAN #73 and SPIDER-MAN #74.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #418

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #418

  • Published: December 10, 1996
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: April 30, 2014
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Recovered from his sickness, Peter donned a spare mask to help Ben versus the Host in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #417, put his head together with his double for a serious talk in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #240, and stood up against Gaunt while Mary Jane went into unexpected labor in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #11. While the two heroes battled Gaunt, the baby sadly arrived stillborn in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #418, and Peter faced the real culprit behind all of his and Ben’s misery, the long thought dead Norman Osborn, in SPIDER-MAN #75. In that debacle, Peter once more took on the role of Spider-Man when Ben lost his life to Osborn’s treachery.

Later, Peter and Mary Jane dealt with not only the loss of Ben but also their child in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #241 while the Chameleon waited offstage to reveal his next scheme.

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Peter Parker goes through a massive personal loss while facing Maximum Clonage.

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe and the web-slinger swung onto the silver screen once more in 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and will do so again in Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” in 2018! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story…

Doctor Octopus learned our hero’s secret identity while the webslinger slugged it out with Stunner in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #397, but later Ock attempted a cure for a deadly virus plaguing Spidey in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #220. Battle broke out between the two in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #398, and the mysterious Kaine lurked on the sidelines while Octopus and Spider-Man concluded their battering business in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #221.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #221

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #221

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Peter Parker’s clone, Ben Reilly, carved out some crunch time with the Grim Hunter in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #120 and SPIDER-MAN #54, but Kaine and the Jackal insisted on their own appointment with the Scarlet Spider in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #121. In the aftermath, the Hunter lost his life in SPIDER-MAN #55, and Ben took on Terror Unlimited in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #8.

Peter and Ben put aside their differences to team up against the Jackal in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #122, while the villain renewed his lust for life in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #399 and manipulated his mind games on the heroes with a clone of the late Gwen Stacy in SPIDER-MAN #56. A third Parker clone entered stage left in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #222, both Ben and Peter learned the supposed “truth” about their own existence in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #123, and the ultimate unthinkable, the death of our beloved Aunt May, occurred in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #400.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #400

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #400

  • Published: April 10, 1995
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: May 20, 2013
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Despite the pall fallen over Peter’s life, Kaine continued to stir the pot in SPIDER-MAN #57, and the Jackal escaped prison while at the same time Peter found himself incarcerated in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #223. Accused of murder in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #124, the wallcrawler felt the mark of Kaine upon him in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #401, and Mary Jane encountered a threat of her own in SPIDER-MAN #58. Ben swapped places with Peter behind bars in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #224, and the third Parker clone transformed into a monster called Spidercide. The Sinister Seven declared war on Kaine in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #9.

The Traveler vied for Aunt May’s soul in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #402, and Ben took the fight directly to him and Scrier in SPIDER-MAN #59. Peter encountered the Gwen clone in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #125, and witnessed the rise of a strange, new Green Goblin in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #225. Ben, posing as Peter, faced a murder trial in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #126, while the Traveler began to conduct a trial of his own against Spidey in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #403. Kaine stood revealed as another clone of Peter in SPIDER-MAN #60, and Ben trial concluded with a big battle in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #226.

Spider-Man: Maximum Clonage Alpha (1995) #1

Spider-Man: Maximum Clonage Alpha (1995) #1

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Spidercide reared his ugly head in SPIDER-MAN: MAXIMUM CLONAGE ALPHA, the Punisher shot the Jackal in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #127, only to see him healed in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #404 and tormenting Kaine and Ben. The Scarlet Spider faced down an entire army of Spider-Clones in SPIDER-MAN #61, joined with Spidey to clash with Kaine in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #227, and observed the deaths of both the Jackal and Spidercide in SPIDER-MAN: MAXIMUM CLONAGE OMEGA.

The question of the right to continue as Spider-Man plagued both Peter and Ben in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #128, prompting Ben to leave town in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #405 only to be captured by the new Doctor Octopus when he decided to return. The Vulture flapped his wings for attention in SPIDER-MAN #62, so Ben clipped said wings in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #10.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #229

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #229

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The Jackal’s hypnotic suggestion for Peter to kill Mary Jane flared up in full flame in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #228, and later he joined forces with the Scarlet Spider and the New Warriors in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #129. It proved to be one of Peter’s last missions as Spidey (for the time being), because after the new Doctor Octopus’ virtual reality debacle in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #406, and the two heroes’ takedown of the villain in SPIDER-MAN #63, Ben Reilly too over as the one, the only Spider-Man in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #229.

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As the mystery of Peter's parents' return is resolved, the Clone Saga begins...

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe and the web-slinger swung onto the silver screen once more in 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and will do so again in Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” in 2018! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story, picking up from where our 31st installment — focused on 1993 — left off!

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man scored a victory against the Jury in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #385, fought alongside the Shroud in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #208, and enjoyed a day at the beach with Sandstorm and Quicksand in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #108. He later topped it all off with a Night Thrasher team-up in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #109, as well as one with Iron Fist in SPIDER-MAN #42 and SPIDER-MAN #43.

The Vulture escaped from prison again in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #386 to seek a cure for his cancer, but wound up stealing Spidey’s youth in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #387. After a mystery involving Mysterio in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #4, the wallcrawler landed in the middle of a revolt in the Foreigner’s assassin’s guild in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #209 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #210. WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #110 revealed the Lizard’s drive to return to the Everglades, a situation that brought Spidey together with Warrant to investigate in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #111.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #386

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #386

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The Hobgoblin’s small army of drug dealers wreaked havoc in SPIDER-MAN #44, while elsewhere Peter Parker’s supposed back-from-the-dead parents reported to the Chameleon in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #388 and lost their lives in the process. Enraged by their deaths, Peter flew into action to search for the villain in SPIDER-MAN #45, fought Tracer in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #211, followed the Chameleon to Kraven’s castle in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #112, and sought revenge upon him in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #389.

Following a battle with the Fox with help from Johnny Storm in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #5, Spidey dropped into the middle of a war between Demogoblin and Hobgoblin in SPIDER-MAN #46, tried to stop Demogoblin’s subsequent prison break in SPIDER-MAN #47, and witnessed Hobgoblin’s new powers in SPIDER-MAN #48. The Master of Vengeance returned in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #212, but in all honesty the webslinger found himself more at odds with Typhoid Mary in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #213, and Bloody Mary in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #214.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #213

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #213

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Gambit and the Black Cat vied with Spidey versus the Silencers in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #113, but when Façade killed Lance Bannon in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #114, our hero raced to save Betty Brant from the mysterious armored figure in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #115, and faced Façade for a final fracas atop the Bugle building in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #116. Shriek called out to our hero once again in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #390, and kidnapped Carrion for nefarious purposes in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #391.

Spidey decided to give up his identity as Peter Parker in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #392, just in time to face off against the combined villainy of Carrion and Shriek in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #393. Later, he joined forces with Thunderstrike to stop Hydro-Man in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #6. Vladimir Kravinoff, the son of the late Kraven, sought to gain his father’s unique abilities in SPIDER-MAN #49, and subsequently sought Spider-Man’s demise in SPIDER-MAN #50.

Web of Spider-Man (1985) #117

Web of Spider-Man (1985) #117

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The wallcrawler sewer-dived to stop the Scorpion in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #215, and met his long last clone, Ben Reilly, face-to-face finally in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #216. The two butted heads in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #117, but when Peter began to address the danger of the Traveler in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #394, Ben leapt in to save his life in SPIDER-MAN #51 and fought the Traveler himself in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #217.

Following some soul-searching in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #7, Ben adopted the identity of the Scarlet Spider in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #118, battled Venom in SPIDER-MAN #52, took his lumps in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #119, and eventually succeeded against the symbiote in SPIDER-MAN #53.

Spider-Man Unlimited (1993) #7

Spider-Man Unlimited (1993) #7

  • Published: November 01, 1994
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: June 13, 2016
  • Writer: Tom Lyle
  • Penciller: Ron Lim
  • Cover Artist: Ron Lim
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Living his own life, Spidey encountered a feral Puma in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #395 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #218, and accepted aid from Daredevil during an assault by both the Vulture and the Owl in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #396 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #219.

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Spidey has a fateful battle against Harry Osborn as the Green Goblin and faces Maximum Carnage!

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this year, the web-slinger swings onto the silver screen once more in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story!

Spider-Man and his sometimes-ally the Black Cat held off an assault by the new Spider-Slayer in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #372, and finally shut it down in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #373. The plight of the woeful Vermin reached a conclusion in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #196, while Spidey and Ghost Rider duked it out with Demogoblin in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #96. Later, the wallcrawler attempted to train Captain Zero in SPIDER-MAN #30, and used him to defeat Brainstorm in SPIDER-MAN #31.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #372

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #372

  • Published: January 01, 1993
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: June 17, 2013
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After Venom kidnapped the couple claiming to be Peter Parker’s parents in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #374, the webslinger sought Eddie Brock’s ex-wife for help in inching him closer to a truce with the raging alien symbiote in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #375. The X-Men needed Spidey’s help versus Professor Power in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #197 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #198, especially when the villain’s castle fell from the sky in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #199.

Blood Rose swept up the crumbs of Kingpin’s crumbling empire in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #97, but when the Foreigner vied for those same crumbs in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #98, our hero found himself up against the new Enforcers in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #99. What else could he do but don an amazing suit of spider-armor to win the day in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #100? Across town, the Master of Vengeance impersonated Spidey in SPIDER-MAN #32, bringing the real deal into conflict with the Punisher in SPIDER-MAN #33 and SPIDER-MAN #34 to prove him the master of nothing.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #200

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #200

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Cardiac popped up again in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #376 on a hunt for Styx and Stone, which put him in direct confrontation with Spider-Man in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #377. Peter’s friend Harry Osborn suffered a complete mental breakdown in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #200, leading to a violent turn as the Green Goblin and his sad demise after saving his son.

Venom’s own “son” Carnage escaped in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #1 and immediately began gathering evil individuals to his side to sow chaos. They attacked Spidey and his allies in a church in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #101 and invaded Central Park in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #378 while the wallcrawler reluctantly teamed with Venom in SPIDER-MAN #35 to balance the scales. The Black Cat also paired with Venom to clash with Carnage and his gang in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #201.

Spider-Man Unlimited (1993) #1

Spider-Man Unlimited (1993) #1

  • Published: May 01, 1993
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: June 02, 2011
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Spidey drew his allies together in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #102 to barricade Carnage at a nightclub, then seek a weapon to use on him in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #379. J. Jonah Jameson aide the webslinger in setting a trap for Carnage’s human host at an orphanage in SPIDER-MAN #36, and Venom himself threw down with his offspring in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #202. Carnage utilized the powers of Shriek to torture his “parent” in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #103, and in the aftermath, Spidey and his team dealt with fallout in the city from Shriek’s blast in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #380.

With most of New York in agony from Shriek in SPIDER-MAN #37, Cloak returned to Dagger’s side to help our hero in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #203 and ultimately corral Carnage in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #2.

Spider-Man Unlimited (1993) #2

Spider-Man Unlimited (1993) #2

  • Published: August 01, 1993
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: May 19, 2014
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A relatively quiet adventure with the Hulk and Doc Samson ensued for Spider-Man in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #381 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #382 until Tombstone reared his ugly head once more in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #204 to wreak havoc on Spidey’s friends in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #205 before being buried again in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #206. With no time to assess the damage, Spidey fell under the influence of the so-called Goddess in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #104, battled his fears on his soulscape in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #105 and clashed with his fellow heroes in a sprawling fracas over the Goddess in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #106.

Electro needed to get back on top in SPIDER-MAN #38, so he concocted a new scheme to do so in SPIDER-MAN #39, but when it backfired in SPIDER-MAN #40 he turned to his old foe the webslinger for help. The mysterious Shroud aided Spidey in confronting the Screaming Masks of Cytorrak in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #207, Doctor Octopus tried to save the life of an old flame in SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #3, and Jameson’s wife Marla inadvertently transformed her assistant into the menace called Sandstorm during weapons tests in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #107.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #207

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #207

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The webbed wonder witnessed Iron Fist’s quest for a traitor at the Rand Corporation in SPIDER-MAN #41, and the armored mercenaries known as the Jury made their presence known in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #383 to capture Spidey and put him on “trial” in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #384 for the hero’s part in Venom’s creation.

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Spidey takes on Goblins, Roses and the rise of Carnage!

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this year, the web-slinger swings onto the silver screen once more in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story!

Spider-man, the Punisher, Moon Knight, Nova, Darkhawk, and Night Thrasher brought an end to their war with the Secret Empire in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #357 and with the Seekers in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #358. Later, the webslinger searched for Harry Osborn in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #184, and teamed with Frog-Man and Leap-Frog in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #185 to take the bounce out of the White Rabbit.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #357

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #357

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The Kingpin’s son Richard forged an alliance with the new Rose in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #84, and sent the Triad Brothers to kill Peter Parker in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #85. The Demogoblin broke away from Hobgoblin in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #86 to battle Spidey, and Richard Fisk broke his partnership with the Rose in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #87. Yet another new Rose grew upon the death of the former in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #88, and christened himself Blood Rose to clash with the strange pairing of Spider-Man and Hobgoblin in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #89.

The Sinister Six craved revenge on Doctor Octopus in SPIDER-MAN #18, prompting the wallcrawler and the Hulk to look into the matter in SPIDER-MAN #19, The duo received more help against the villain team from Nova, Deathlok, and Solo in SPIDER-MAN #20 and SPIDER-MAN #21, but the addition of Gog to the Sinister Six in SPIDER-MAN #22 demanded the addition of the Fantastic Four to the heroes’ ranks to bring it all down in SPIDER-MAN #23.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #361

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #361

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Cardiac returned in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #359 to clean up corrupt businessmen, a task that Spidey lent a hand or two to in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #360. Carnage made himself fully known to the hero in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #361, Spidey and the Human Torch asked Venom for help to fight his “child” in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #362, and together the webslinger and the symbiote saved J. Jonah Jameson from Carnage’s wrath in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #363.

A dying Vulture attempted to take others with him into death in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #186, kidnapped Aunt May in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #187, and entered into a high-flying fight with Spidey in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #188. Afterward, the webbed wonder threw down with Harry Osborn as the Green Goblin in a Battle Royale in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #189. Mysterio’s newest mind tricks almost convinced Peter he never became a super hero in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #90, while Betty Leeds faced the Foreigner’s Death Squad in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #91 and WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #92. The Foreigner also targeted Moon Knight in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #93.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #189

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #189

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Hobgoblin clashed with Demogoblin in SPIDER-MAN #24, Arcade attacked Spidey and Excalibur in SPIDER-MAN #25, and the hero contemplated his origin in SPIDER-MAN #26. A more powerful Shocker zapped his way through AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #364, Peter Parker’s supposedly dead parents reappeared in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #365, the Red Skull seemed to be behind it all in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #366, and Solo offered the wallcrawler aid against him and the Taskmaster in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #367.

After the Rhino nearly crushed Spidey in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #190, the webslinger faced off once more against the Puma in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #191, with the added attraction of Black Crow in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #192 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #193. Both Venom and Demogoblin found freedom in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #94, and Spidey and Hobgoblin teamed up again against the demonic entity in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #95.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #368

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #368

  • Published: November 01, 1992
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: August 06, 2013
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Illegal guns made their way onto the streets in SPIDER-MAN #27, prompting swift Spider-Man action in SPIDER-MAN #28, and the Mad Dogs reared their ugly heads again in SPIDER-MAN #29. A new crop of Spider-Slayers appeared in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #368, made all the more complicated for our hero by Electro in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #369, the Scorpion in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #370, and the Black Cat in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #371.

Vermin crawled up out of his sewer in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #194 to further confound and confuse Spidey in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #195.

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Spidey becomes part of a new Fantastic Four, a reserve Avenger and much more.

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this year, the web-slinger swings onto the silver screen once more in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story!

Our webby wonder regained his powers in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #343, just in time to cross swords with Simon Steele in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #72, and the Puma in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #172. Ever a glutton for punishment, he even joined with Wolverine, the Hulk, and Ghost Rider to form a new Fantastic Four in FANTASTIC FOUR #348 and #349 when the original was incapacitated.

Fantastic Four (1961) #348

Fantastic Four (1961) #348

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Spidey re-teamed with Ghost Rider to search for a child abducted by Hobgoblin in SPIDER-MAN #6, one which they rescued in SPIDER-MAN #7. Later, the wallcrawler ran across Cardiac in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #344, worked to save his life in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #345, fought Venom again in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #346, and faked his own death to get away from the sinister symbiote in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #347.

Speaking of sinister, Spidey battled the new Sinister Syndicate in DEADLY FOES OF SPIDER-MAN #1, the Headmen in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #73, Spark in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #74, a blizzard in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #75, and the Avant Guard in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #76. Doctor Octopus resurfaced in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #173, and held the new Daily Bugle building and Mary Jane Parker hostage in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #174, as well as J. Jonah Jameson’s wife Marla in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #175.

Spider-Man: Deadly Foes of Spider-Man (Trade Paperback)

Spider-Man: Deadly Foes of Spider-Man (Trade Paperback)

  • Published: October 26, 2011

After finally officially becoming an Avengers reserve substitute member in AVENGERS #329, the webslinger investigated the murder of a young boy in SPIDER-MAN #8, accepted help from Wolverine to track down the suspected murderer in SPIDER-MAN #9, fought the Wendigo in SPIDER-MAN #10, held off both the press and the police in SPIDER-MAN #11, and uncovered the true killer in SPIDER-MAN #12. Our hero crossed the Sandman in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #348, tracked the Black Fox in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #349, and teamed up with none other than Doctor Doom to clash with the Arcane Order of Night in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #350.

The sewer-dwelling Morlocks and a new Firebrand crashed a charity event in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #77, prompting Spidey to descend into the underground to help the Morlocks while Cloak and Dagger confronted the villain in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #78. A new menace called Corona caused a commotion in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #176, sending the wallcrawler up a wall to ask for aid from Reed Richards in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #177. Morbius the Living Vampire put the bite on some bums in SPIDER-MAN #13, so Spidey curbed his appetite in SPIDER-MAN #14.

Infinity Gauntlet (1991) #1

Infinity Gauntlet (1991) #1

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Nova arrived like a beam of light to help Spidey against the Life Foundation in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #351 and the Tri-Sentinel in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #352. The wily Silvermane sent android mercenaries to squash the spider-hero in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #79 so that he could use his blood to save his own life in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #80. Still filled with blood, Spidey battled Bloodshed’s thirst for revenge in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #81. In INFINITY GAUNTLET #1, our hero witnessed the death of half the life in the universe along with all the other heroes of Earth.

Vermin crawled back to make Spidey’s skin crawl in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #178 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #179. Harry Osborn cracked under the pressure of being the Green Goblin in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #180, drugged his friend the webslinger in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #181, tagged teamed with Vermin in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #182, and entered into his final showdown with Spider-Man in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #183.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #353

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #353

  • Published: November 10, 1991
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: August 06, 2013
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Peter conferred with the Beast over his radioactive blood in SPIDER-MAN #15, blockaded the Juggernaut with X-Force in SPIDER-MAN #16, and died—sort of—in SPIDER-MAN #17. The wallcrawler joined with Darkhawk and the Punisher to fight the Secret Empire in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #353, as well as Nova, Night Thrasher, and Moon Knight in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #354. The Seekers slipped into the scene in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #355, and the whole mess came crumbling down in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #356.

Man-Mountain Marko resurfaced in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #82, and an out-of-work business man became Hypertron 1.0 in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #83.

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Spidey goes to space with the Avengers, gets his fourth solo book, and more.

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this year, the web-slinger swings onto the silver screen once more in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story!

Still cosmically powered, the webby wonder toppled Goliath in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #60, broke the Mr. Fixit Hulk in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #328, destroyed Doctor Doom’s robot in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #160, extinguished Dragon Man’s flame in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #61, and trashed the Tri-Sentinel in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #329, all before finally losing his star-spanning new abilities.

Avengers (1963) #316

Avengers (1963) #316

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Earth’s Mightiest Heroes paid a call on Spidey in AVENGERS #314 to enlist his aid against the galactic despot Nebula. The webslinger’s sojourn into space lasted through AVENGERS #315, #316, #317, and #318, at which point he returned to his bailiwick to partner with the Punisher against drug runners in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #330 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #331.

Robbie Robertson received a pardon for his past crimes in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #161, while the wallcrawler and the Puma pummeled Hobgoblin. Later, the flying fury freed Carrion from incarceration in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #162 and together the two ne’er-do-wells took Spidey prisoner for a big brouhaha beneath the streets where they appeared to perish in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #163. The Molten Man sought out his step-sister Liz Allan Osborn after being paroled in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #62, and our masked hero mastered Mr. Fear in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #63.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #162

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #162

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Mary Jane Parker’s old tormentor Caesar sent Styx and Stone to subdue Spidey in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #332, but the webslinger vied with Venom first in Central Park and then in the leech’s lair in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #333 before Venom seemed to succumb to Styx’s lethal touch. Spidey saved, of all people, the Arranger from being killed by the Beetle in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #164, but the British-born Knight and Fogg managed to accomplish the awful act in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #165.

Spidey swore to bring his English enemies to justice in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #166, and while attempting this action acquired amnesia from a bump on the noggin. He got better in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #167 just in time to witness Fogg’s betrayal of Knight. The crafty Chameleon channeled several criminals’ consternation with the wallcrawler into all-out attack in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #64, but when the face-changer faked them out in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #65, they joined with their webby target to put a crimp in the Chameleon’s cranium. Somewhat afterward, Spidey joined with the Green Goblin and the Molten Man to carve away at Tombstone in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #66.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #337

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #337

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Doctor Octopus opted to organize a new Sinister Six in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #334, and recruited the Shocker in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #335, the Vulture in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #336, and then finalized the full line-up in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #337. The new Six might’ve soared save for the Sandman’s betrayal in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #338, which led to their deafening defeat in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #339.

The webslinger leapt in to confront the Lizard in the debut of his fourth solo book, SPIDER-MAN #1, and then Calypso in SPIDER-MAN #2, but when the deceased Kraven seemed to resurrect in SPIDER-MAN #3 and SPIDER-MAN #4, our hero nearly tossed in the towel in SPIDER-MAN #5. The Avengers returned in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #168 to aid their arachnid ally versus the Space Phantom, but Spidey tightened up a team of former foes as the Outlaws to take care of business in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #169 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #170.

Spider-Man (1990) #1

Spider-Man (1990) #1

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The wallcrawler warned his friend Harry Osborn to cut back on playing Green Goblin in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #67, and Robbie Robertson reclaimed his dignity when he helped the hero topple Tombstone in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #68. The Puma sold the Daily Bugle back to J. Jonah Jameson for one dollar in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #171, Spidey hovered over the Hulk in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #69 and hulked-out himself in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #70. With a clear conscience, he later supported Silver Sable and Dominic Fortune in their campaign against Nazi Simon Steele in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #71.

The terrible Dr. Turner posed the possibility of no powers to Spidey in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #340, then pushed the Tarantula into a position to punctuate the powerless paragon in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #341, and the Scorpion to slice-and-dice him in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #342.

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Spidey battles Sabretooth, the Red Skull and more, while gaining some massive new cosmic powers.

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this year, the web-slinger swings onto the silver screen once more in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story!

After scuffles with the hate-filled Nekra in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #46 and the macabre Mysterio in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #311, Spidey’s world turned completely upside-down when New York City became infested with demons during the Inferno event in PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #146.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #146

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #146

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The Hobgoblin searched for Norman Osborn’s original Goblin formula in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #47, but instead found adversity from Harry Osborn costumed as the Green Goblin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #312 and then his own transformation into a demonic entity in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #147. After demons tortured Betty Brant and Flash Thompson in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #148, Spider-Man confronted the altered Hobgoblin in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #48, and Peter’s friend Curt Connors struggled with stopping his later-ego the Lizard from joining the ongoing inferno in the city in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #313.

Jonathan Caesar manipulated events from behind prison bars in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #314 to evict Mary Jane Parker from her apartment, so she and Peter moved in with Aunt May. Spidey learned more about his and Gwen Stacy’s clones from Miles Warren’s journals in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #149, and helped Mary Jane’s friend Lorraine hold off a drug pusher in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #49.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #314

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #314

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Robbie Robertson received a prison sentence in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #150 while the lycanthropic Lobo Brothers schemed against the Kingpin. Venom escaped from his cell in the Vault in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #315, discovered Peter’s home address from the Black Cat in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #316, and confronted his webby foe directly in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #317. Afterward, the Daily Bugle declared Spider-Man a thief in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #50 and the crafty Chameleon abducted J. Jonah Jameson and adopted his identity.

Robbie found himself in the same prison as his enemy Tombstone in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #151, and the wily Arranger asked for the webslinger’s help in the coming gang war in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #51. Jameson attempted to escape the Chameleon’s clutches in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #52, but to no avail. Spidey took on the Lobo Brothers for the Arranger in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #152, and later fell into Hammerhead’s trap in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #153 while the city continued to heat up.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #318

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #318

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Justin Hammer created a new battle suit for the Scorpion in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #318, but when the villain double-crossed him in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #319, Hammer sent Rhino and Blacklash to secure his assets. The Lobos planned to attack the Kingpin in his lair in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #53 while Jameson won his freedom from the Chameleon with the help of his nemesis the wallcrawler in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #54. Following that, Spidey tussled with the Puma in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #154, and an incarcerated Tombstone in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #155. Meanwhile, the gang war exploded in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #55.

With the questionable aid of Paladin and Silver Sable in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #320, Spidey took on the evil Life Foundation in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #321, the terrorist group called Ultimatum in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #322, accepted help from Captain America in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #323, battled the fearsome Sabretooth in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #324, and discovered the big baddie behind his recent troubles to be the Red Skull in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #325.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #158

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #158

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Together with his former foe the Rocket Racer, the wallcrawler addressed rampant racism on his college campus in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #56 and the detestable Skinhead in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #57. The Puma took over the Daily Bugle in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #156, Electro battled the Shocker in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #157, Spidey gained amazing cosmic powers in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #158, and the Brothers Grimm tried their hand at taking him down in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #159.

At the direction of the Kingpin, Graviton tried to uproot the Bugle building in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #326, and Magneto sought out Spidey in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #327 due to his assumption that the wallcrawler’s new powers made him a mutant. The Grizzly demanded a rematch in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #58, and Doctor Doom ordered Titania to test her mettle against our still-cosmic hero in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #59.

Web of Spider-Man (1985) #59

Web of Spider-Man (1985) #59

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Spidey hits an Amazing milestone, as Venom makes his big debut.

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this year, the web-slinger swings onto the silver screen once more in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story!

A deeply disturbed Dr. Octopus, overcome with a psychosis about Spider-Man, wreaked havoc in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #296 until the wallcrawler allowed Ock to beat him in battle in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #297. Spidey’s rematch with the Sin-Eater in PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #134, along with a shocking surprise from Electro in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #135, led to the Sin-Eater’s death at the hand of the police in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #136.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #134

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #134

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The all-seeing Watcher bet on the webslinger’s role in a football game in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #34, Peter Parker took a gig as a substitute teacher in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #35, and a student accidentally transformed into Phreak in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #36. Later, the so-called Life Foundation sent Chance to kill our hero in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #298, but their subsequent team-up in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #299 brought down the Foundation.

The webslinger’s discarded alien costume merged with an angry Eddie Brock and debuted as Venom in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #300, prompting Mary Jane to convince Peter to return full-time to his old red-and-blue fighting togs. A new Tarantula hit the scene in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #137 and a replacement Captain America sided with the crook against Spidey in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #138. Our hero helped Dakota North on a case in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #37, while the Hobgoblin returned in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #38, as did the Looter in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #39.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #300

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #300

  • Published: May 10, 1988
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: May 26, 2008
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The wallcrawler took on a neo-Nazi with Silver Sable in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #301, considered a job offer in Kansas in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #302, and ultimately decided to head back to school for a degree in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #303. Robbie Robertson confronted the murderous Tombstone in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #139, but Spidey took over when Robbie landed in the hospital from the criminal’s tender mercies in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #140.

The Punisher took up the fight against Tombstone in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #141, while Spidey agonized over the fact of Robbie’s withholding of evidence from the police in his past. Ultimately, the webslinger brought Tombstone to justice in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #142, but Robbie needed to face his own crime, too.

Peter’s old friend Betty Leeds joined a cult called the Students of Love in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #40 and Spidey tried to rescue her in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #41, but it came down to Flash Thompson to make the real effort to save her in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #42, and work with the webslinger to deprogram Betty in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #43.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #305

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #305

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Heading to California to promote his new book of Spider-Man photos in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #304, Peter donned the webs to once more take on the Black Fox there, then learned of the Prowler’s participation in the program in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #305. The Persuader gained control of the Punisher in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #143 to kill the Lobo Brothers, and later Spidey fought Boomerang in San Diego in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #144 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #145.

Our hero puzzled over a new case with the Humbug and the Chameleon in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #306 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #307, then rushed to Las Vegas for a booksigning in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #44, as well as a rendezvous with the Vulture out in the desert in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #45.

Web of Spider-Man (1985) #45

Web of Spider-Man (1985) #45

Someone kidnapped Mary Jane in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #308, forcing Spidey onto a dark path to find her. That path led him into a confrontation with Styx and Stone in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #309 and a surprising save by an escaped Mary Jane herself. The tussle with Killer Shrike and the Tinkerer on the ESU campus in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #310 seemed almost tame in comparison to that adventure.

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Spidey faces Kraven's last hunt, the death of a friend, and his own wedding day!

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this year, the web-slinger swings onto the silver screen once more in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story!

After a breezy jaunt to England to stop the Roxxon Corporation from selling a super-weapon to the British government in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #22, our hero returned to the States to stop Slyde in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #23, mash the Mauler in PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #122, and find himself framed for murder in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #123. Of course, that’s above and beyond vying with the Vulture in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #24, attacking aliens in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #25, and granting second chances to crooks in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #26.

Dr. Octopus returned in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #124, and Spider-Woman wrangled the Wrecking Crew in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #125 to remind the Wrecker of his dying mother’s last wish in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #126.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #284

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #284

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In the absence of the Kingpin, a gang war involving the Arranger, Silvermane, the Rose, Hammerhead, and the Hobgoblin broke in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #284, all while Spidey wrestled with the question of giving up his hero career forever. He confronted the Punisher over how to deal with the gangs in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #285, and failed to stop the Rose from killing a cop in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #286. Daredevil turned up the heat for the wallcrawler and the Rose stood revealed as the Kingpin’s son Richard in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #287, while in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #288 the Kingpin regained his throne as Spidey and a few friends fought to prevent just that.

The Headhunter tried to hang Spidey out to dry in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #27 while the webslinger prevented Liberty’s torch from being stolen in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #28. During an overseas trip, Spidey clashed with Wolverine, while his Daily Bugle colleague Ned Leeds was killed in SPIDER-MAN VS. WOLVERINE #1, and Ned was posthumously revealed as the Hobgoblin – with Jack O’ Lantern becoming the new Hobgoblin — in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #289. Peter meanwhile dealt with the aftermath of Ned’s death in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #29.

Spider-Man Vs. Wolverine (1987) #1

Spider-Man Vs. Wolverine (1987) #1

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Curt Connors let loose the Lizard in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #127, J. Jonah Jameson hired Silver Sable in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #128, and the long-simmering clash between our hero and the Foreigner went down in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #129.

Following a serious of seemingly never-ending threats, Peter Parker proposed to Mary Jane Watson in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #290, but for reasons of her own, she said “no” in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #291 and left for her hometown of Pittsburgh. Peter followed her there in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #292, and after an attack by the newest Spider-Slayer and a run-in with MJ’s crooked father she finally said “yes.” The happy couple exchanged vows in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #21, and honeymooned in the south of France in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #7.

Amazing Spider-Man Annual (1964) #21

Amazing Spider-Man Annual (1964) #21

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Alas, immediate wedded bliss eluded them when Peter dealt with the death of friend Ned Leeds in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #29, the Rose’s thorns grew even deadlier in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #30, and Spidey raced against the clock in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #130 to save Harry Osborn’s life. To make matters worse for Peter and Mary Jane, Kraven the Hunter hatched a plot to utterly destroy his elusive enemy in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #31, and defeated, buried alive, and replaced him in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #293.

Web of Spider-Man (1985) #31

Web of Spider-Man (1985) #31

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The new, more savage Spider-Man sought out the sewer-dwelling Vermin in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #131, while the original dug himself out of his grave in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #32 to confront Kraven in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #294. After the Hunter took his life, Spidey clashed with Vermin to end the saga in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #132.

To hide his mob connections, a man sent his wife to an asylum in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #33, so Peter posed an inmate to investigate in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #295 and led a revolt from the so-called “mad dog” ward in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #133.

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