Peter joins a new Avengers team, only to be replaced by Doctor Octopus' Superior plan.

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe and the web-slinger is now back on the silver screen once again in Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story…

Stuck in the middle of an eldritch battle between Doctor Strange and Daniel Drumm in NEW AVENGERS #32, Spider-Man made the best of it while Drumm possessed his fellow heroes in NEW AVENGERS #33 and witnessed Strange’s reinstatement as Sorcerer Supreme in NEW AVENGERS #34. Over with his other team, he waited out the original Avengers’ trip to the Microverse in AVENGERS #33, and welcomed Janet Van Dyne back to full member status in AVENGERS #34.

New Avengers (2010) #32

New Avengers (2010) #32

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After the violent clash between two Hobgoblins in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #697, our hero accepted membership on a new team in AVENGERS #1 and joined Captain America and others on a terraformed Mars to confront alien invaders in AVENGERS #2.

Later, the webslinger swung out to the prison holding the dying Doctor Octopus in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #698 — or did he? Seems that Ock already switched bodies with Spidey, leaving Peter Parker adrift in Otto Octavius’ rapidly failing form. In AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #699, Peter managed an escape from prison with the help of some super villains, but when he confronted Ock in his body in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #700, the doctor’s body finally failed for good…with Peter’s mind in it.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #700

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #700

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Otto Octavius swore to become a better Spider-Man than Peter Parker, so in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1 he took on a new Sinister Six with brutal will, not realizing Peter’s spirit still resided within him. He also created an deployed an army of “spiderbots” to help him in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #2, while Carlie Cooper became suspicious of him. Back with the Avengers, he taunted Sunspot and Cannonball in AVENGERS #6 and witnessed the “White Event” that signaled the arrival of the Starbrand on Earth in AVENGERS #7.

When the Vulture started using children to commit crimes in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #3, Otto viciously attacked him and angered Carlie further. Massacre escaped incarceration in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #4, and after Otto applied at Empire State University to complete Peter’s doctorate studies, he tracked Massacre down and shot him dead in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #5. Afterward, the Avengers concerns over his behavior increased while Peter’s spirit grew stronger within Otto in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #6.

Superior Spider-Man (2013) #7

Superior Spider-Man (2013) #7

  • Published: April 03, 2013
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: October 07, 2013
  • Rating: Rated T
  • Writer: Dan Slott
  • Cover Artist: Humberto Ramos
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As Spidey, Otto joined with his teammates to search for the Starbrand in AVENGERS #9, then clashed with Captain America in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #7. Cap subdued him in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #8, but when a scan showed no obvious anomalies, the hero placed Spider-Man on probation. Later, Otto used the scan data to discover Peter’s consciousness still residing in his brain and moved to purge him once and for all in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #9.

Otto traveled to the Savage Land in AVENGERS #12 to investigate a new sentient species there, but when the High Evolutionary also took an interest in the young race, Spider-Man and his teammates raised an argument against it in AVENGERS #13. The Goblin King gained more strength in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #10, and Alastair Smythe enhanced several villains to kill the wallcrawler in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #11. Otto took them all on after receiving permission from Mayor Jameson in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #12 to execute Smythe, and later blackmailed Jameson to give him the Raft prison as a headquarters in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #13.

Superior Spider-Man Team-Up (2013) #1

Superior Spider-Man Team-Up (2013) #1

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After joining the Avengers in Australia to block an alien infestation and a robot assault in AVENGERS #14, AVENGERS #15, and AVENGERS #16, Otto helped his team convince the Mars terraformers to stand with them to battle an even greater threat heading to Earth in AVENGERS #17. Debuting a new Spidey costume and a giant robot-mech in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #14, he saved all his fellow heroes from a virus in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #1 and fought alongside Peter’s clone Kaine against the Jackal in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #2.

Carlie Cooper followed up on her suspicions of “Peter” in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #15, while Otto publicly outed Phil Urich as the Hobgoblin. Urich lost his subsequent battle against Spider-Man in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #16, but won a spot as a Goblin Knight with the underground Goblin King. Otto joined with Luke Cage and others to clash with Proxima Midnight in MIGHTY AVENGERS #1 and MIGHTY AVENGERS #2, then met a new powered individual called Fulmina who wanted to bring about a new Middle Ages in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #3 and SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #4.

Mighty Avengers (2013) #1

Mighty Avengers (2013) #1

  • Published: September 11, 2013
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: March 09, 2014
  • Rating: Rated T+
  • Writer: Al Ewing
  • Cover Artist: Greg Land
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Peter’s boss Max Modell found himself arrested by authorities in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #17, and Miguel O’Hara, the Spider-Man of 2099, appeared in the present to try and stop an event that led to his own timeline and its dark future in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #18. Carlie discovered Otto’s hidden bank accounts in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #19, and Peter Parker’s memories resurfaced once more. The Black Cat suffered an ignoble attack from the webslinger in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #20, and Otto later used the Sinister Six to battle the Wrecking Crew in SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP #5.

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Worlds collide in Spider-Men and Avengers vs. X-Men!

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe and the web-slinger is now back on the silver screen once again in Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story…

Carlie Cooper deduced Spider-Man’s secret identity in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #673, and the web-slinger found himself honored by the city for saving it from the spider-plague. Later, he battled the Vulture and his crew in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #674 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #675, and witnessed the return of both the android Vision and Norman Osborn in AVENGERS #19.

During the Kree invasion of Earth in FANTASTIC FOUR #600, Spidey welcomed his good friend Johnny Storm back to the land of the living and joined him and the Annihilation Wave in FANTASTIC FOUR #601 to confront the Mad Celestials in FANTASTIC FOUR #602. Galactus fell in battle against the powerful beings in FANTASTIC FOUR #603, but future versions of Franklin and Valeria Richards arrived to turn the tide and allow the wallcrawler to return home in FANTASTIC FOUR #604.

Spidey and his fellow heroes dealt with the revelation of Norman Osborn’s newest “Avengers” in NEW AVENGERS #19 and clashed directly with them in NEW AVENGERS #20. Following their retreat from the fight, Osborn’s Thor clone followed and confronted the team in NEW AVENGERS #21, prompting another hasty flight and Spidey’s interrogation of Victoria Hand, Osborn’s former associate, in NEW AVENGERS #22. In NEW AVENGERS #23, the heroes finally gained the upper hand with their foes.

Fantastic Four (1998) #600

Fantastic Four (1998) #600

  • Published: November 23, 2011
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: April 08, 2013
  • Rating: T
  • Writer: FIRM 15
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An ailing Doctor Octopus outlines his latest scheme to his new Sinister Six in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #676, and Spidey and Daredevil began investigating a case concerning the Black Cat in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #677. At Horizon Labs, the webslinger stepped into a fellow scientist’s new time doorway in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #678 and into a devastated New York one day in the future, prompting a race against entropy itself in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #679. Afterward, Morbius the Living Vampire turned up at the company, as well as the Lizard, in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #679.1.

The wallcrawler confronted a monstrous Norman Osborn with his teammates in AVENGERS #24, then blasted into space with the Human Torch in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #680 to tangle with Doc Ock’s octobots and zombie astronauts on an orbiting station. As its orbit decayed, the heroes moved to rescue the crew and themselves from the compromised station in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #681. Back on terra firma, the webslinger learned of the incredible Phoenix Force’s approach to Earth in NEW AVENGERS #24, and stood beside the Avengers as they scrambled to head off Hope Summers, a young mutant targeted by the Phoenix, in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #1 and AVENGERS #25.

Spidey and Wolverine tracked Hope down in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #2, but the girl escaped after besting them both. Captured X-Men escaped the heroes through trickery in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #3, and Spidey flew off to Latveria in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #4 to attempt to stop the Juggernaut and his posse. Later, our hero avoided the Phoenix-possessed X-Men in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #7, but clashed with a possessed Namor in Wakanda in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #8. Hiding out with other Avengers in the mystical K’un-Lun, Spidey imparted a lesson in responsibility to Hope in NEW AVENGERS #27, and later while in Limbo battling Magik fell to a savage beating by the X-Men in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #9. The Avengers assembled once more when Cyclops gained the full Phoenix Force in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #11, but he lost it to Hope in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN #12.

Avengers Vs. X-Men (2012) #1

Avengers Vs. X-Men (2012) #1

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Mayor Jameson announced he’d close Horizon Labs in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #682, and Spidey gathered the Avengers together when Doc Ock announced his intention to “save the world” before dying. The Sinister Six crushed the team in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #683, and world governments decided to give into Ock’s demands while the webslinger fought the Sandman in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #684. Wanted by the authorities, Spidey and his friends tried to stop further satellite construction by Ock in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #685, but the villain took control of the heroes using Peter Parker’s own inventions in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #686. In the end, some of the Sinister Six turned against Ock in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #687, while Spidey fought the man himself, but felt he failed overall when the Rhino and Silver Sable died in the final skirmishes of the war.

Mysterio opened up a portal to an alternate Earth in SPIDER-MEN #1, through which Spider-Man fell and met Miles Morales, the webslinger of that world. Captured by S.H.I.E.L.D. in SPIDER-MEN #2, Peter joined forces with Miles to push Mysterio back to his corner until the Ultimates arrived in SPIDER-MEN #3. Our hero made the sour acquaintance of the world’s May Parker and Gwen Stacy in SPIDER-MEN #4, and made it back to his own universe after defeating Mysterio in SPIDER-MEN #5.

After helping the Fantastic Four fight the Maestro in FANTSTIC FOUR #609 and A.I.M. in FANTASTIC FOUR #610, Spider-Man investigated a strange connection between Morbius and the Lizard in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #688. Curt Connors retained the Lizard’s evil mind after transforming in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #689, and attempted to change back to his scaly form in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #690. Spidey managed to cure him and all his lizard-lackeys in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #691, thankfully.

Spider-Men (2012) #1

Spider-Men (2012) #1

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The past assailed Peter Parker in the form of an old warehouse in PETER PARKER:SPIDER-MAN #156.1, the new Vulture in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #33.1 and SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #33.2, and the so-called “Brooklyn Avengers” in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #129.1 and WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #129.2. A young man named Andy gained super powers from “Parker Particles” at Horizon Labs and became a hero called Alpha in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #692, got kidnapped by the Jackal in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #693, found it hard to handle fame in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #694 and lost some of his powers to a draining invention of Peter’s.

Spidey reflected upon Luke Cage and Jessica Jones’ departure from Avengers Mansion in NEW AVENGERS #31, but when the hero’s spider-sense malfunctioned due to Tiberius Stone’s device in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #695, he juggled two battling Hobgoblins and the Kingpin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #696. Afterward, the Avengers received a distress call from the Microverse in AVENGERS #31, and the web-slinger stayed behind in Central Park as the team’s founders shrunk down into the subatomic realm to answer it in AVENGERS #32.

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Spidey joins the FF and faces both Fear Itself and Spider-Island!

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe and the web-slinger is now back on the silver screen once again in Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story…

In AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #648, Spidey and his team fought both Dr. Octopus’ octobots and a new Sinister Six while Peter parker lost his apartment, but gained a new job at Horizon Labs.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #648

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #648

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The Hood gained two Infinity Stones in AVENGERS #7, leading to the wallcrawler discovering the existence of the Illuminati in AVENGERS #8. He warned the Avengers of their responsibility to stop the Hood from gaining more Stones in AVENGERS #9, and flew off to Area 51 with Iron Man to pick up Stark’s own Infinity Stone in AVENGERS #10. After the Avengers’ ruse to stop the Hood using an image of Thanos in AVENGERS #11, Iron Man himself wielded the Infinity Gauntlet and the team stopped the Hood once and for all in AVENGERS #12. Later, Stark held a press conference to announce the rebuilding of fallen Asgard in AVENGERS #13.

Phil Urich became the new Hobgoblin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #649 and attacked Horizon Labs on Peter’s first day there. Spidey created a new suit to render him invisible in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #650, and teamed with Black cat to recover the reverbium Hobgoblin stole from Horizon for the Kingpin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #651. The Avengers investigated a Doombot in NEW AVENGERS #8, staked out former HAMMER agents and their boss Superia in NEW AVENGERS #9, and when Mockingbird went down with a gunshot wound, Spidey called an ambulance in NEW AVENGERS #10.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #650

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #650

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While waiting on news of his partner at the emergency room in NEW AVENGERS #11, the webslinger wondered if Victoria hand set his team up for Superia’s attack, and subsequently helped defeat her in NEW AVENGERS #13. Alastair Smythe and the Spider-Slayers returned in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #652, as well as Mac Gargan as the Scorpion. Spidey battled Gargan at the launch of John Jameson’s space shuttle in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #653, but during the final clash between the wallcrawler and his enemies, J. Jonah Jameson’s wife Marla died as a result in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #654.

Following Marla’s funeral in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #654.1, Spider-Man swore that no one else around him would die on his watch in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #655. An intense battle with new violent villain Massacre in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #656 moved Peter to fashion a suit of armor to help defeat him. The webslinger joined the Fantastic Four in remembering the fallen Johnny Storm in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #657, and learned Johnny bequeathed him his spot on the famous team. On his first mission with them in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #658, he investigated several space-time rifts, fought the Sinister Six in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #659, and helped close the rifts with Reed and the others in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #660.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #660

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #660

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In NEW AVENGERS #14, Spidey threatened to quit the group over his suspicions of Victoria Hand, but when the Red Skull’s daughter Sin began her vicious attacks on New York in NEW AVENGERS #15, he stood by their side in FEAR ITSELF #1 to face the coming of the Serpent, an ancient foe of Asgard’s Odin. In FEAR ITSELF #2, Captain America dispatched Spidey and others to investigate strange mystical hammers fallen to Earth, and in NEW AVENGERS #16, the webslinger welcomed Daredevil onto the team to bolster their ranks during the crisis.

While searching for his Aunt May in FEAR ITSELF: SPIDER-MAN #1, Spidey saved citizens from their own fears and encountered Vermin and his rats. In FEAR ITSELF: SPIDER-MAN #2, he witnessed the Thing pick up one of the mystical hammers and be transformed by it, and in FEAR ITSELF: SPIDER-MAN #3, he faced off against his friend, now called Angrir. Back with the Avengers in FEAR ITSELF #5, Captain America ordered him to stand down, which he did until he confirmed May’s safety in FEAR ITSELF #6 and headed back into the fray. In FEAR ITSELF #7, Spidey took up an Asgardian weapon forged by Tony Stark and fought to defeat Sin and her warriors, but she escaped in AVENGERS #17.

Fear Itself: Spider-Man (2011) #1

Fear Itself: Spider-Man (2011) #1

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With Earth’s Mightiest Heroes deciding who would fill the slots on a new team in AVENGERS #18, the webslinger stood in as a substitute teacher at Avengers Academy in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #661 and he and his class took down Psycho-Man together in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #662. Spidey fought Anti-Venom in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #663 over the question of Mister Negative’s true identity, which stood revealed to our hero’s satisfaction in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #664. Norman Osborn escaped prison in NEW AVENGERS #16.1, and sent a giant robot after the Avengers in NEW AVENGERS #17 while he began to rebuild Hydra from the remnants of its past lives.

Peter searched for a mugger who assaulted Betty Brant in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #665, but when New Yorkers started exhibiting powers identical to his own in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #666 he turned to address the mayor’s lockdown of the city in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #667. Total chaos erupted on the island in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #668 while Spidey and other heroes looked frantically for a cure to the weird spider virus. Anti-Venom believed he held the key to a cure in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #669 as the Adriana Soria, known as the Queen, revealed herself as the virus’ source.

Mayor Jameson and other mutated into human spiders in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #670, and when Mary Jane Watson gained spider powers she swung off to help Spidey fight back to hordes. Reed Richards developed a real cure in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #671, but as the real webslinger pushed through a gauntlet of foes, the Queen grew stronger. Finally, after Ariana mutated into a giant spider in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #672, our hero and his clone Kaine brought about her crushing defeat.

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Spider-Man faces Norman Osborn's Siege and joins two different newly formed Avengers teams!

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe and the web-slinger is now back on the silver screen once again in Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War”! In celebration of his memorable history, we present Spidey’s spectacular step-by-step story…

Spider-Man wrapped up his confrontation with Raptor and Kaine in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #610, then heard the news of the bomb in Luke Cage’s heart in NEW AVENGERS #59. Quick-thinking heroes removed the bomb in NEW AVENGERS #60, which Spidey placed in Norman Osborn’s summer house.

New Avengers (2004) #59

New Avengers (2004) #59

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Ana Kravinoff hired Deadpool to harass the wall-crawler in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #611 while she kidnapped Spider-Woman, and Electro returned in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #612 to target Dexter Bennett in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #613, and bring the Daily Bugle building down in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #614. Spidey discovered the Sandman occupying an island in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #615, and rescued a young girl there in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #616.

Super villains powered by the Norn Stones sought Spidey and his pals in NEW AVENGERS #61, and the heroes heard news of Norman Osborn’s siege on Asgard in NEW AVENGERS #62. Led by Captain America, they traveled to the scene in SIEGE #2, and the web-slinger joined with Ms. Marvel to stop Venom from devouring fallen soldiers in SIEGE: SPIDER-MAN #1. Back with the Avengers, Spidey battled Osborn’s forces in NEW AVENGERS #63 and teamed with the remaining Asgardians to fight in NEW AVENGERS #64. Iron Man returned in SIEGE #3 to override Osborn’s armor and reveal his insanity for all to see. In SIEGE #4, everyone clashed with the Sentry’s dark persona the Void, and afterward witnessed Osborn’s arrest by authorities, while the remnants of the Siege scenario were wrapped up in NEW AVENGERS: FINALE.

Siege: Spider-Man (2010) #1

Siege: Spider-Man (2010) #1

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The Rhino turned Spidey’s attention to a new Rhino in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #617, while Mysterio appeared to be working for the Maggia in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #618, causing lots of trouble for our hero in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #619 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #620. The Black Cat helped the webslinger retrieve a vial of his blood from Mr. Negative in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #621, but sold it to Morbius in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #622.

Electro broke the new Vulture out of prison in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #623, Peter Parker lost his job in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #624, and the Rhino killed the new Rhino when the latter killed the former’s wife in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #625. The Scorpion competed in an arena to become one of the Hood’s gang in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #626, Captain Universe tried to kill Juggernaut in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #627, and when Spidey battled the cosmic crusader in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #628 he learned its host just wanted revenge on Juggernaut in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #629.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #629

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #629

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Spider-Man joined the brand-new group of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in AVENGERS #1, and when Kang subsequently arrived to warn the team of a problem with time, Tony Stark and the others determined the truth of it in AVENGERS #2. After a battle with a time-lost Apocalypse and his Horsemen in AVENGERS #3, Spidey and the others dealt with massive time warps in the city in AVENGERS #4, and their aftermath in AVENGERS #5.

The webslinger also joined a different team of Avengers, this one led by Luke Cage, in NEW AVENGERS #1 as the Eye of Agamotto appeared to the heroes and possessed Luke Cage. In NEW AVENGERS #2 the heroes battled demons raining from the sky. The Ancient One revealed himself to Iron Fist in NEW AVENGERS #3, everyone discussed the Eye’s true owner in NEW AVENGERS #4, and Spidey suggested Agamotto himself might want it back in NEW AVENGERS #5. Doctor Voodoo sacrificed himself to settle the matter in NEW AVENGERS #6, and the wallcrawler wondered why he didn’t get a paycheck in NEW AVENGERS #7.

New Avengers (2010) #1

New Avengers (2010) #1

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The Lizard evolved into a new version called Shed in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #630, clashed with Spider-Man in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #631, remembered his late son Billy in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #632, and disappeared in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #633. Our hero discovered the Kravinoffs were behind the recent gauntlet of villains in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #634, saw the original Kraven reborn in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #635, learned of Kaine’s death in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #636, and laid the whole mess at the Kravinoffs’ feet in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #637.

Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson reflected upon why they didn’t get married in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #638 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #639, and how Spidey managed to make the world forget his secret identity in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #640 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #641. Lily Hollister delivered her baby in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #642, spurring villains to try to snatch it for its Goblin blood in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #643. Spidey fought the Vulture and the Rhino for possession of the child in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #644, but the Chameleon absconded with it.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #638

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #638

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Later, after the wallcrawler defeated many of the villains in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #645, the Lizard proved Norman Osborn to not be the baby’s father in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #646. Spidey retrieved the baby to return it to its real father, Harry Osborn. Romanced bloomed for Peter in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #647 when he and Carlie Cooper finally shared a kiss and a hope for a continued relationship.

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Peter Parker faces Norman Osborn's Dark Reign, while his love life gets complicated.

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

Earth’s heroes, including a certain wallcrawler, defeated the alien Skrulls in SECRET INVASION #8, but also witnessed the rise of evil Norman Osborn to a position of supreme power in the U.S. Later, Spidey got back to personal business by putting the hammer down on Hammerhead’s gang recruiting in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #576, and taking down Moses Magnum with the Punisher in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #577.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #576

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #576

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When a commuter subway train got stuck in a flooding tunnel in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #578, the webslinger discovered it to be a scheme by the Shocker to get rid of jurors in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #579. Back with the Avengers, Spidey helped look for Luke Cage’s baby, who’d been kidnapped by a Skrull, in NEW AVENGERS #48.

After shutting down the Blank in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #580, our hero moved to protect Harry Osborn from the fiery embrace of the Molten Man in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #581 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #582, as well as muck around with the Man-Thing in SPIDER-MAN: FEAR ITSELF #1. Norman Osborn revealed his new “official” Avengers lineup in NEW AVENGERS #49, including a criminal version of Spider-Man who was in fact the former Scorpion, Mac Gargan. Osborn then sent the Hood and his gang after Spidey’s team in NEW AVENGERS #50, and the webslinger let his fellow heroes in on his secret identity in NEW AVENGERS #51.

Spider-Man: Fear Itself (2009) #1

Spider-Man: Fear Itself (2009) #1

  • Published: January 07, 2009
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: July 06, 2012
  • Rating: RATED A
  • Writer: Stuart Moore
  • Penciller: JOE SUITOR
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Betty Brant tried to play matchmaker for Peter Parker in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #583, and when the Spider-Tracer Killer struck again in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #584, Spidey wound up being shot by police, and Carlie Cooper tracked the tracers to Peter’s cop roommate Vin Gonzales. Menace reappeared in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #585, to beat Spidey to a pulp, and Harry Osborn discovered his girlfriend Lily Hollister’s dark secret when he saw her transforming into Menace in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #586. Lily explained she’d found one of Harry’s father’s old Goblin labs and accepted his previous marriage proposal just as Carlie reported the police conspiracy against Spider-Man in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #587, prompting both his and a recently captured wallcrawler’s transfer to Ryker’s Island.

Despite Vin’s involvement in the conspiracy, he and Spidey worked together in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #588 to escape prison, and when Menace arrived to battle the wallcrawler, Harry swooped in as the Green Goblin to defeat her. Back in the city, Lily’s father won the mayoral election, but because of his daughter’s arrest, he declined the position. After recovering from his ordeals, Spidey investigated the Russian mob and fought the Spot in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #589, teamed with the Fantastic Four to help out in a civil war in another dimension in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #590, and also entrusted the famous foursome with his secret identity in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #591.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #590

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #590

  • Published: April 01, 2009
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: January 01, 2010
  • Rating: T+
  • Writer: Dan Slott
  • Penciller: Barry Kitson
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Doctor Strange asked the Avengers to help him find Earth’s new Sorcerer Supreme in NEW AVENGERS #52, but when a battle for the Eye of Agamotto broke out in NEW AVENGERS #53 between the team and the Hood, Spidey and his partners discovered Brother Voodoo held the mystical artifact himself. Later, after defeating the Hood in NEW AVENGERS #54, Voodoo became the Sorcerer Supreme.

Spidey decided to make new mayor J. Jonah Jameson angry by swinging through the city 24/7 in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #592, and faced both Jameson’s new Anti-Spider Squad and the new Vulture in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #593. Partially blinded by acid vomited up by the winged villain, he nevertheless clipped the Vulture’s pinions in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #594 and met Vin’s less-than-nice sister Michele. Norman Osborn wanted Harry to join his Avengers and learned of Lily’s pregnancy in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #595, and Spidey secretly replaced Mac Gargan as “Spider-Man” to keep an eye on Harry at Avengers Tower in and learned of Lily’s pregnancy in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #596.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #595

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #595

  • Published: May 28, 2009
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: March 01, 2010
  • Rating: T+
  • Writer: Joe Kelly
  • Penciller: Phil Jimenez
What is Marvel Unlimited?

Osborn showed off designs for Harry’s “American Son” armor to his team in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #597, and when Harry realized the wallcrawler’s duplicity he exposed him to his father. In AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #598, Osborn tortured Spidey until the hero made his escape while Harry reeled from the news that Lily’s unborn child came from Norman, not from him. American Son and Iron Patriot duked it out in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #599, and when Harry refused to kill his father after beating him, Norman disowned him completely.

The real Avengers disagreed with Clint Barton’s desire to kill Osborn in NEW AVENGERS #55, and lost their powers to Chemistro’s chemical assault. Osborn’s Avengers also lost their abilities to the villain in NEW AVENGERS #56, forcing both light and dark teams to stand side-by-side against an army of crooks bent on killing them all. Mockingbird rescued the good guys in NEW AVENGERS #57, but a heart attack for Luke Cage made him side with Osborn to cover his friend’s departure. Osborn arranged for an emergency operation for Cage in NEW AVENGERS #58, leaving the Avengers to explain the situation to Luke’s wife Jessica Jones.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #600

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #600

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Aunt May married Jameson’s father Jay in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #600, despite the menace of Doctor Octopus’ octopus bugs. Peter woke up the next morning in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #601 to discover a fling he’d committed with Michele Gonzales, and in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #602 took a job with Mayor Jameson, as well as found himself forcibly replaced by the Chameleon. Peter escaped the acid Chameleon dumped him in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #603, and after dodging the police Mandroids in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #604 stopped his doppelganger from blowing up Jameson’s secret bunker and becoming the city’s hero again.

Mad about Peter’s “lame” excuses for the Chameleon’s behavior, Michele punched him out in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #605, and the Black Cat slinked back into the picture to help Spidey battle Diablo in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #606 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #607.

Web of Spider-Man (2009) #1

Web of Spider-Man (2009) #1

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Peter’s clone Kaine dealt with his current dire situation in WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #1, and returned to vex the wallcrawler in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #608, just as Dr. Damon Ryder accused Peter of being his other clone, Ben Reilly. Kaine needed Ryder to save his life, but the doctor instead threatened to kill “Ben’s” family in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #609.

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It was a Brand New Day for Spidey, as he faced new foes like Mister Negative.

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

Peter and Mary Jane Parker weighed the demon Mephisto’s offer to save Aunt May’s life but wipe away their marriage in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #545, finally deciding to accept it, and when Peter awoke the next morning he found himself single and poor again, and his aunt very much alive and well.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #545

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #545

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A crook in a Spider-Man mask mugged Peter in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #546, and he later literally gave J. Jonah Jameson a heart attack when he told his boss off. A new villain called Mister Negative appeared in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #547 while Jameson’s wife Marla accepted an offer to buy The Daily Bugle. Later, Negative killed off a rival crime family in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #548, and Dexter Bennett took possession of Jameson’s precious newspaper business and building without his knowledge.

A new, officially registered heroine called Jackpot hit the scene in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #549 and battled a new menace who looked a lot like the Green Goblin. Spidey and Jackpot teamed up in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #550 to clash with Menace, while across town a serial killer began leaving the webslinger’s spider-tracers on his victims. Back at the super hero battle, Jackpot accidentally caused a civilian’s death in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #551, and later the Daily Bugle accused Spidey of being the Spider-Tracer Killer.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #549

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #549

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A lowlife criminal named Freak transformed into a real freak from a stolen, experimental drug in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #552 and invaded a mayoral election event in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #553 to cause trouble for the wallcrawler. Spidey managed to swing candidate Randall Crowne to safety, though, in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #554 and gifted Jameson with another heart attack by telling him about Marla’s sale of the Bugle.

A snowstorm hit New York in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #555, making it difficult for Spidey and Wolverine to fight the Mayan warriors who haunted the streets. The webslinger moved fast to save a doctor and his coworkers from a strange, godlike creature in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #556, but when it tried to bond with the doctor and make a sacrifice out of Peter’s new friend Carlie Cooper in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #557, he moved even faster.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #557

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #557

  • Published: April 16, 2008
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: October 10, 2008
  • Rating: T+
  • Writer: Zeb Wells
  • Cover Artist: Chris Bachalo
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Menace reappeared in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #558 to attack a press conference, and Spidey got help from Dr. Curt Connors to hold off Freak. An internet-addicted crook named Screwball took Spidey for a wild ride in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #559, and Peter accepted a well-paying gig from his new boss to take paparazzi pics of actor Bobby Carr. What he received instead in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #560 answered to the name Paperdoll, an obsessed fan of Carr’s with weird powers who got even weirder in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #561 when she tried to kill the actor’s latest girlfriend, Mary Jane Watson.

Peter wound up on Dexter Bennett’s “list” as unreliable in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #562, swung off to Coney Island in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #563, and threw down again with Overdrive, a crook on Mister Negative’s payroll in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #564. Daredevil lent a hand to Spidey in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #565 versus Fracture, while back at Peter’s apartment Ana Kravinoff kidnapped his roommate Vin believing him to be Spider-Man.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #565

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #565

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The wallcrawler borrowed a Daredevil costume from the Man Without Fear in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #566 to track down Ana and Vin, and wound up fighting Vermin instead. Incredibly, Vermin then attacked Ana and defeated her in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #567 to send her running back to her mother with her tail tucked between her legs. Menace kept right on menacing candidate Crowne, so in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #568 he asked Norman Osborn and the Thunderbolts to address the situation. Meanwhile, Aunt May’s mysterious food kitchen partner Li laid his “healing” hands on former Venom host Eddie Brock.

The Thunderbolts roughed Peter up in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #569, Eddie became Anti-Venom, and Spidey confronted Osborn. Venom, using Mac Gargan as a host, tussled with Eddie in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #570, and Spidey and the Thunderbolts entered the fray soon after. At the same time, Osborn discovered Peter’s camera and figured out a way to use it to track the webslinger in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #571. Later, using a captured Venom, Osborn recreated the Scorpion using Gargan and donned the costume of the Green Goblin himself in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #572 to kickoff a sprawling brouhaha with Spidey, the Thunderbolts, and Anti-Venom in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #573.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #573

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #573

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Flash Thompson prepared to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #574, and Hammerhead became one of Mister Negative’s new enforcers in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #575.

Spidey jetted off to the Savage Land with the Avengers to investigate a downed Skrull spaceship in SECRET INVASION #1, battled Super Hero Skrull look-alikes in SECRET INVASION #2, met up with Ka-Zar and Shanna in NEW AVENGERS #41, returned to his teammates in SECRET INVASION #5, returned with them to New York in SECRET INVASION #6, and entered into one of the biggest alien wars the city had ever seen in SECRET INVASION #7.

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With Aunt May at death's door, Spider-Man once more dons the black costume!

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

Mary Jane dealt with the fallout from Spider-Man’s unmasking on live TV in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #32, and came home to find him nearly beaten to death by the Rhino. Aunt May nursed Peter back to health in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #33 while the Black Cat sought revenge for the beating in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #34.

Sensational Spider-Man (2006) #34

Sensational Spider-Man (2006) #34

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Peter’s old girlfriend Deb Whitman published a tell-all book about their time together in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #14, and when the Vulture attacked a bookstore she appeared in for a signing in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #15, Spidey swung in to break his binding in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #16. Across town, the final, sprawling battle between Captain America’s rogue heroes and Iron Man’s government-sanctioned forces broke out in CIVIL WAR #7, while elsewhere the Kingpin sent an assassin to eliminate Mary Jane and Aunt May in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #537.

The webslinger arrived home from Captain America’s surrender to the authorities to witness May shot by an assassin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #538. He donned his old black costume to reflect his mood on the hunt for the shooter in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #539, and May ended up in the hospital on the verge of death. To confuse the situation further, strange, inexperienced Spider-Mans began appearing in the city in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #35, a student of Peter’s got involved in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #36, and Spidey faced off against Mr. Hyde to learn the truth behind it all in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #37.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #539

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #539

  • Published: March 21, 2007
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: February 25, 2008
  • Rating: T+
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With May’s condition worsening, the wallcrawler dealt with the reemergence of the Sandman in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #17, resolved to help the criminal free an innocent man from prison in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #18, and uncovered the real culprit in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #19.

Answering a call for help from the Avengers in NEW AVENGERS #27, Spidey wanted to rescue Captain America from jail in NEW AVENGERS #28, fought the sanctioned Avengers team in NEW AVENGERS #29, welcomed Clint Barton back in NEW AVENGERS #30, and watched Elektra turn into a Skrull after being stabbed in NEW AVENGERS #31. Alongside the team, Spidey then returned to New York in NEW AVENGERS #32, felt mistrust for his teammates in NEW AVENGERS #33, and heaved a sigh of relief when Dr. Strange proved no one else seemed to be a Skrull in NEW AVENGERS #34.

New Avengers (2004) #28

New Avengers (2004) #28

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Spidey tracked down May’s shooter in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #540 only to see him shot by someone else and discover the Kingpin’s fingerprints on the whole mess. After giving a blood transfusion to his aunt in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #541, he confronted Kingpin in front of his prison and beat him savagely in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #542. Eddie Brock, former host to Venom, wound up in the same hospital as May in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #38, and Peter joined in a séance to contact May’s fleeting spirit in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #39. Later, at the end of his rope and crushed over the news of the death of his friend Steve Rogers, Captain America himself, he talked to God about the recent events in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #40.

After drowning his sorrows in the traditional super hero card game in FALLEN SON: THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA #2, Spider-Man helped the Avengers kick the snot out of Tiger Shark and sat down with Wolverine in FALLEN SON: THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA #4 to chat about the loss of Cap. The Spider-creature that appeared when Peter emerged from his cocoon some months before revealed herself in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #20 as Miss Arrow, the school nurse where Peter taught. Known as Ero, she captured Flash Thompson to use as a mate in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #21, prompting Spidey to swing in and battle her in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #22.

Avengers: The Initiative (2007) #3

Avengers: The Initiative (2007) #3

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Following a confrontation with J. Jonah Jameson in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #23, our hero avoided capture by the young recruits of the new Initiative program in AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE #3 and hung his head during the funeral of Steve Rogers in FALLEN SON: THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN AMERICA #5. A cop arrived at May’s hospital to investigate the Parkers in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #543, forcing Peter to move her comatose form to another facility. He later demanded money for the mounting medical bills from Tony Stark in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #544.

Still at wit’s end, Peter attempted an astral trip with Dr. Strange’s help in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #24 to solicit aid from a variety of sources to save May, but ended his journey in failure. Unsure of what to do, he listened to an offer from the demonic Mephisto in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #41 and contemplated the ramifications of accepting it…

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Civil War gives Spider-Man a new Iron suit and a new identity crisis.

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

Spider-Man began a worldwide search for a cure for his debilitating disease in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #2, and used Dr. Doom’s time machine to visit loved ones from his past in MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #20. In AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #526, his old foe Morlun attacked and gouged out one of his eyes. This sent Spidey to the hospital in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #3 where he recovered just enough to kill Morlun and then die himself.

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2005) #3

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2005) #3

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The webslinger’s corpse disappeared in MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #21, and Peter Parker entered a strange dream world in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #527, only to be reborn from a cocoon in Avengers Tower. Tony Stark wanted to know how and why it occurred in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #4, and Spidey demonstrated new powers in MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #22. Later, he asked a tailor to make him a new costume while Stark began designing one himself in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #528.

Spidey met a hero from another dimension and fought Dr. Octopus with him in MARVEL TEAM-UP #14, as well as teamed up with other heroes to fight a new menace called Chronok in MARVEL TEAM-UP #15. The wallcrawler discovered Ronin to be Echo in NEW AVENGERS #13, and joined his teammates to go public as Avengers in NEW AVENGERS #14 and NEW AVENGERS #15. A woman became convinced of Spidey’s “obsession” with her in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #5, and J. Jonah Jameson pitted Mexican wrestlers against his old nemesis in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #6 and FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #7.

Marvel Knights Spider-Man (2004) #22

Marvel Knights Spider-Man (2004) #22

  • Published: January 18, 2006
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: November 13, 2007
  • Rating: MARVEL PSR
  • Writer: Reginald Hudlin
  • Penciller: Pat Lee
  • Cover Artist: Pat Lee
What is Marvel Unlimited?

Unsure of his new powers, the wallcrawler witnessed certain people freaking out around him in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #23, discovered the new Lizard to be Curt Connors’ son Billy in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #24, fought the original Lizard in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #25, tracked down Man-Wolf and Vermin in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #26, and teamed with the Black Cat and Puma to take down Stegron the Dinosaur Man in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #27.

The Avengers fought an alien that decimated Alpha Flight in NEW AVENGERS #17, went up against a man who’d absorbed all the lost mutant powers in NEW AVENGERS #18, battled the Collective in NEW AVENGERS #19, and dealt with a possessed Magneto in NEW AVENGERS #20. An alternate universe Uncle Ben appeared in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #8 while Spidey clashed with a new female Hobgoblin from the future in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #9, and said goodbye to Ben in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #10.

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2005) #10

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2005) #10

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The webslinger met new hero Freedom Ring in MARVEL TEAM-UP #21, helped Wolverine face down the Iron Maniac in MARVEL TEAM-UP #23, witnessed Freedom Ring’s death in MARVEL TEAM-UP #24, and fought alongside a bevy of champions versus Titannus in MARVEL TEAM-UP #25.

Tony Stark gifted Spidey with a new suit and asked him to be his protégé in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #529, as well as accompany him to Washington D.C. for a Senate hearing on superhuman registration in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #530. Stark set up a fight with the Titanium Man to get Peter to testify himself in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #531, and when news of the deaths of hundreds of people in CIVIL WAR #1 came through, he pushed the Senate to support the registration of superhumans and asked Peter to publicly reveal his identity in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #532.

Civil War (2006) #1

Civil War (2006) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

Captain America disagreed with the registration and began forming a resistance movement toward it in NEW AVENGERS #21 while Spider-Man revealed his secret on national TV in CIVIL WAR #2. Peter dealt with the fallout in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #533 and joined a group to hunt down rogue heroes, which led to him battling Cap himself in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #534. Peter’s students rolled with the Spider-Man news in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #28 while the wallcrawler clashed with multiple Mysterios in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #11, FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #12, and FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #13.

The X-Men announced their neutrality in CIVIL WAR #3, but the Chameleon announced his intentions toward Peter Parker in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #29, leading to an all-out super villain attack on the hero in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #30 and SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #31. Many costumed champions questioned their own decisions after a clone of Thor killed Goliath in CIVIL WAR #4, and Spider-Man also asked the same question after a visit to Iron Man’s Negative Zone prison for unregistered individuals in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #535. When Stark subsequently turned on him, Peter went on national TV once again to say he’d made a big mistake in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #536.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #536

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #536

What is Marvel Unlimited?

The Thunderbolts tracked down Spidey under orders from Stark in CIVIL WAR #5, prompting the Punisher to rescue him and deliver him to Cap’s team. In CIVIL WAR #6, all the rogue heroes still free invaded the Negative Zone prison, setting up a huge battle between Team Iron Man and Team Cap.

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Peter Parker finally becomes a full time Avenger, in a year packed with big team-ups.

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

Spider-Man decided to give a blood transfusion to Gwen Stacy’s daughter Sarah in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #514, and when Sarah’s brother Gabriel showed up not long after as the Green Goblin, the young woman stopped him from killing the hero. Later, Spidey protected a boy named Paul from Wolverine in MARVEL TEAM-UP #1, then discovered his mutant powers in MARVEL TEAM-UP #2.

Marvel Team-Up (2004) #1

Marvel Team-Up (2004) #1

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The Kingpin showed up at the infamous super hero poker game in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #21, and the wallcrawler witnessed the death of his old foe Mindworm in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #22. In NEW AVENGERS #1, Spidey joined forces with Captain America and other heroes upon news of a massive super villain breakout at the Raft prison. After battling the villains in NEW AVENGERS #2, Cap formed a new team of Avengers that included Spider-Man as a member in NEW AVENGERS #3.

Charlie, an old classmate of Peter Parker’s, asked him for help with a dangerous experiment in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #515, but it blew up in his face and covered him in a vibranium skin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #516. When Spidey arrived to tussle with Charlie in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #517, the man believed Peter turned him in and headed to Aunt May’s for revenge. The webslinger managed to freeze Charlie in his new skin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #518, but at the cost of losing May’s house to a fire.

New Avengers (2004) #1

New Avengers (2004) #1

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An evil incarnation of Tony Stark tried to sap mutant Paul’s powers for himself in MARVEL TEAM-UP #5, but Spidey and X-23 swung in to save the boy. Peter flew off to France in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #23 when he heard of Sarah Stacy’s attempted suicide in Paris. Once there, he rescued her from drug dealers in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #24, and tried not to give into the girl’s growing romantic feelings for him. Mary Jane followed Peter to France in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #25, just in time to witness brother Gabriel’s worsening unstable condition, and Spider-Man’s battle with him in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #26.

Spidey traveled to the Savage Land with the Avengers in NEW AVENGERS #4 to confront Sauron, but ended up captured by the Mutates there in NEW AVENGERS #5. The team also uncovered a conspiracy within S.H.I.E.L.D. in NEW AVENGERS #6, and welcomed Wolverine into their ranks.

Spectacular Spider-Man (2003) #25

Spectacular Spider-Man (2003) #25

  • Published: February 16, 2005
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: November 13, 2007
  • Rating: Marvel Psr
  • Writer: Samm Barnes
  • Penciller: Scot Eaton
  • Cover Artist: Greg Land
What is Marvel Unlimited?

Tony Stark invited Peter, MJ, and May to live in Avengers Tower in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #519 just as Hydra returned to cause trouble again. After the Avengers battled Hydra agents in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #520, the webslinger realized their scheme and prepared for another attack. Later, he unknowingly saved Hydra’s leader in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #521 and infiltrated the group’s base in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #522 to discover their plan to poison the water supply. The Avengers arrived in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #523 to help Spidey, and the wallcrawler jumped on a Hydra missile sent to deliver a bio agent into the water. He managed to divert it, but when it exploded, our hero needed saving by Iron Man in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #524. Medical tests after the event showed disturbing anomalies in Spidey’s blood.

Moon Knight joined forces with Spider-Man to clash with the Ringmaster in MARVEL TEAM-UP #7, and Peter held of anxiety and fatigue over his costumed career with advice from Aunt May in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #27. The Avengers fought the Wrecker as the Sentry grew more unstable in NEW AVENGERS #7, but when they decided to proceed with an intervention on him in NEW AVENGERS #8, he disappeared, prompting a big battle with the Void in NEW AVENGERS #9 and the Sentry regaining his sanity in NEW AVENGERS #10.

Spectacular Spider-Man (2003) #27

Spectacular Spider-Man (2003) #27

What is Marvel Unlimited?

Spidey, Moon Knight, Daredevil, Captain America, and Wolverine fought Ringmaster again in MARVEL TEAM-UP #10, then allowed Dr. Strange to transport them all to Japan to clash with a giant Titannus in MARVEL TEAM-UP #11. Titannus tried to evoke sympathy in the heroes in MARVEL TEAM-UP #12, but wound up blowing his own head off in MARVEL TEAM-UP #13. Evil Tony Stark showed up afterward to cast further gloom on the day.

Captain America brought in the mystery man known as Ronin in NEW AVENGERS #11 to infiltrate a meeting of the Hand, Hydra, and the Silver Samurai. In NEW AVENGERS #12, Spidey and his teammates directly engaged the Hand.

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2005) #1

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2005) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

Following a fight with new criminal Tracer in FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #1, a Dr. Castillo informed Spidey of his impending death after she ran a blood test, and to make matters worse, Morlun returned to spy on Mary Jane in MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #19. Later, Morlun appeared to the wallcrawler to taunt him with riddles as our hero grew ever weaker from his strange sickness…

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Spidey has notable team-ups with Human Torch, Captain America and... Loki!?

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

While Spider-Man battled a Shocker-like new bad guy, across town Aunt May chatted with her late husband at his grave in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #501. Not long after, the webslinger foiled an assassination attempt in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #502 with help from a tailor who serviced both heroes and villains alike.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #501

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #501

  • Published: November 26, 2003
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: February 04, 2008
  • Rating: T+
  • Writer: Stan Lee
  • Penciller: John Romita
  • Cover Artist: Tony Harris
What is Marvel Unlimited?

In SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #6, a more-powerful Dr. Octopus demanded that Spidey unmask, and later returned to his boyhood home in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #7 to hatch his full scheme. The Super Villain kidnapped the Palestinian ambassador in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #8 to use as leverage against his webby enemy, and in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #9, Spidey felt he’d no other option than to publicly unmask. When he did so in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #10, he revealed only another mask underneath the first one, and proceeded to fight Ock to a standstill.

When an other-dimensional woman named Morlen claimed a human host on Earth in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #503, the Asgardian god of mischief Loki took notice and decided to help Spidey defeat her. After their victory over Morlen in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #504, Loki gifted the wallcrawler with a favor the hero could call in at any time. Later, Spidey worked with the Human Torch to fight Hydro-Man in FANTASTIC FOUR #512 and FANTASTIC FOUR #513.

Fantastic Four (1998) #513

Fantastic Four (1998) #513

What is Marvel Unlimited?

Following a tense stand-off with a teen wielding a gun in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #505, our hero helped his friend Dr. Curt Connors investigate the destruction of the scientist’s lab in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #11 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #12, but when Connors’ alter ego the Lizard hit the scene in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #13, Spidey knuckled down and fought the scaly specimen back into the swamp.

The enigmatic Ezekiel returned in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #506 to warn Spidey that the Gatekeeper would soon arrive to take back the spider-powers the hero accidentally received as a teenager. When the Gatekeeper revealed himself in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #507, he informed the webslinger that Ezekiel himself coveted the spider-powers. Waylaid to a temple in South America by Ezekiel soon after, Spidey watched as his own blood transformed into a monster spider and Ezekiel sacrificed himself to save him from it in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #508.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #508

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #508

  • Published: May 19, 2004
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: April 07, 2008
  • Rating: T+
What is Marvel Unlimited?

The webslinger joined with his fellow costumed crimebusters to confront Tony Stark over his strange behavior in AVENGERS #501, but when the alien Kree took advantage of the situation to attack New York, Spidey fought as hard as anyone to hold them off in AVENGERS #502. Afterward, he protected a handicapped man from Morbius the Living Vampire in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #14.

Captain America and Spider-Man both confronted a strange woman calling herself the Queen in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #15, but after she beat the webslinger into submission, she kissed him passionately. Spidey discovered she desired a mate in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #16, and he and Cap disagreed on the best course of action to squash her scheme. The Queen’s kiss began transforming Spidey into a true insect in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #17, and Cap revealed the Queen’s origins as another World War II-era Super-Soldier experiment in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #18.

Spectacular Spider-Man (2003) #15

Spectacular Spider-Man (2003) #15

What is Marvel Unlimited?

Now a man-spider monstrosity in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #19, Spidey fought back against the Queen’s desires while the super hero community searched for him. After the Queen’s defeat and the webslinger’s rescue in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #20, our hero learned he’d been reborn with new spider-like powers.

A letter from the late Gwen Stacy arrived at the Parker home in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #509 with dire news of a secret the girl kept back from Peter while she lived. At Gwen’s gravesite, two shadowy figures attacked Peter and warned him of their wrath. In AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #510, Peter discovered the shocking identities of his attackers: Gabriel and Sarah, twins Gwen delivered while away in Europe, but now inexplicably adults.

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #511

Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #511

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The twins’ belief in Peter as their deadbeat father stood revealed in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #511, but in reality, Peter realized their father to be Norman Osborn, his sworn enemy, in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #512. Hoping to save them from their rapid aging due to Osborn’s Goblin formula in his blood, Spidey drew them out in the open in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #513, managing to defeat Sarah and capture her, but letting Gabriel slip away to learn the horrible truth of his parentage for himself…

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