Spidey crosses paths with the Frightful Four, Jack O’Lantern and... the Mud-Thing!?

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 wading through watery warfare from Hydro-Man in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #212, and helping Nighthawk fend off an old flame who tried to kill him in MARVEL TEAM-UP #101, everyone’s favorite neighborhood Spider-Man confronted a clutch of would-be aliens and his old foe Mysterio in PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #50 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #51.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #50

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #50

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Spidey devoted all his attention to an attack by the wingless Wizard in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #213, but even with the help of Namor the Sub-Mariner against the villain’s full-fledged Frightful Four in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #214, it still took the Fantastic Four themselves to turn the tide against the baddies in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #215. Later, our young hero fought alongside Doc Samson versus the Rhino and A.I.M. in MARVEL TEAM-UP #102, and with Ant-Man against Taskmaster and his school for super villains in MARVEL TEAM-UP #103.

The wallcrawler appeared alongside mutant singer Alison Blaire in DAZZLER #1, mastered Gideon Mace in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #52, tussled with the Tinkerer and his raucous robot Toy in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #53, and held his own against a swarm of samurai meted out by the Maggia in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #54.

Dazzler (1981) #1

Dazzler (1981) #1

  • Published: March 10, 1981
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: September 17, 2008
  • Writer: Tom DeFalco
  • Penciler: John Romita
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The mysterious Madame Web reappeared in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #216 to vex Spidey, but his name really became mud when Hydro-Man teamed with the Sandman in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #217 to merge into the weird wonder known as Mud-Thing, as seen in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #218. How the webslinger found the time to take on both Captain America and the Scorpion in MARVEL TEAM-UP #106, and She-Hulk and the Man-Killer in MARVEL TEAM-UP #107, the world-at-large may never know.

The nutty Nitro blew into town in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #55, as did Jack O’Lantern in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #56, but when Killer Shrike kidnapped Dr. Marla Madison, the love of J. Jonah Jameson’s life, in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #57, Spidey felt the deck stacked against him. This became quite evident the Grey Gargoyle showed his stony face in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #219, and Moon Knight seemingly wanted to kill him in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #220.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #220

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #220

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A new criminal called Thermo frosted Spidey and Paladin’s cookies in MARVEL TEAM-UP #108, so Dazzler shed some light on the situation in MARVEL TEAM-UP #109. The dastardly debuts continued in MARVEL TEAM-UP #110 when first-time super villain Magma decided to go all molten on the wallcrawler and his pal Iron Man.

The Ringer made the webslinger jump through hoops in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #58. The Beetle crawled out of the woodwork again in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #59, but got squashed by the combined efforts of our hero and the Gibbon in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #60. Not to be outdone, Ramrod, another first-time foe, butted heads with Spidey in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #221, the Squadron Sinister’s Whizzer adopted a new and improved codename and costume as the Speed Demon in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #222, and the Red Ghost’s so-called Super-Apes monkeyed around to drive the wallcrawler bananas in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #223.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #222

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #222

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The day grew longer and weirder in MARVEL TEAM-UP #111 when Devil-Slayer enlisted Spider-Man’s aid in slashing away at Serpent-Men and Spider-People, and the new Moonstone enacted a scheme to steal Dr. Curt Connors’ “enervator” in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #61 to re-energize her criminal pursuits.

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The wallcrawler takes on Electro, Kraven the Hunter, The Vulture, 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!

Getting stuck without super powers at New Years can never be a good thing, but Spider-Man somehow managed to navigate the world without his abilities—and confront Uncle Ben’s killer—in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #200. Then, after finding his powers again, he worked with Nightcrawler to stop Cutthroat in MARVEL TEAM-UP #89 and fought alongside Beast against Killer Shrike and The Modular Man in MARVEL TEAM-UP #90.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #200

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #200

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Morbius the Living Vampire finally found a cure for his bizarre condition in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #38, and when the wallcrawler transformed into a Spider-Lizard in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #39, his new form prompted him to seek a cure of his own in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #40. The Punisher showed up in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #201 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #202 to accept Spidey’s help in fighting organized crime, but our high-flying hero found his hands full in the immediate aftermath when Ghost Rider joined him in MARVEL TEAM-UP #91, Hawkeye in MARVEL TEAM-UP #92, and a certain Werewolf by Night in MARVEL TEAM-UP #93. Phew!

Giant-Man collaborated with Spidey in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #41, working to take down a giant-sized Meteor Man. Afterward, Electro posed as The Human Torch in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #42 and captured the webslinger for the Frightful Four, The Trapster masqueraded as the young hero in an attempt to trick the Fantastic Four in FANTASTIC FOUR #218.

Fantastic Four (1961) #218

Fantastic Four (1961) #218

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The luminous Lightmaster returned in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #203 to sap the powers of the mutant Dazzler, and Spidey had a return match-up with The Black Cat in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #204 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #205. The Shroud offered some assistance to the web-head in his fight against Dansen Macabre in MARVEL TEAM-UP #94, S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Bobbi Morse became Mockingbird in MARVEL TEAM-UP #95, and Spidey slugged it out with Status Quo (and used a little bit of Quack-Fu, thanks to Howard the Duck) in MARVEL TEAM-UP #96.

A mysterious new figure named Madam Belladonna then entered the fray in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #43. Spider-Man took on the Vulture’s nephew in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #44 before trying the old flying coot himself in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #45. Following a bout of madness in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #206, the wallcrawler clashed with Mesmero on Broadway in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #207, Fusion the Twin Terror in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #208, and Kraven the Hunter in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #209.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #209

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #209

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The Maggia reared its ugly head once again in MARVEL TEAM-UP #98, Machine Man revved things up in MARVEL TEAM-UP #99, and Spider-Man met the newest New Mutant in MARVEL TEAM-UP #100. Cobra escaped prison in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #46—but not Spidey’s web. And Belladonna hired a new Prowler to kill Spidey in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #47…before the Prowler turned the tables on her in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #48.

Spider-Man’s introduction to the cryptic Madame Web went south in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #210, and had an impromptu tussle with Namor the Sub-Mariner in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #211. Luckily, his easy win against the Smuggler in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #49 solved a few problems and cured many ills.

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Mysterio strikes, Carrion creeps and the Black Cat makes her 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!

Trying to wrap up a case with Daredevil in PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #26, Spidey becomes blinded by the Masked Marauders and must rely upon the Man Without Fear’s help to continue the fight in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #27 and then defuse the villain’s H-Bomb in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #28.

After a battle with Jigsaw in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #188, our hero needed a long rest, but duty called and he aided Ms Marvel versus Silver Dagger in MARVEL TEAM-UP #77, Wonder Man against the Griffin in MARVEL TEAM-UP #78, and a transformed Mary Jane Watson to take down an ancient sorcerer in MARVEL TEAM-UP #79.

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #77

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #77

Professor Smythe returned in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #189 to attempt revenge on J. Jonah Jameson once more, and used Jameson’s own son the Man-Wolf against him in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #190 and the last of the Spider-Slayers in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #191. To make matters worse, he also strapped both Spidey and the publisher to a handcuff bomb in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #192 before his ultimate defeat.

A strange entity known as Carrion attacked Peter Parker in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #29, and stood revealed as a decaying clone of Professor Miles Warren in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #30. The White Tiger lent his might to Spidey to defeat the creature and its “spider-amoeba” in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #31. When Doctor Strange became a werewolf in MARVEL TEAM-UP #80, Clea asked the webslinger for help, but it fell to the Devil’s own daughter Satana to make a mortal self-sacrifice to free the Sorcerer Supreme from the curse in MARVEL TEAM-UP #81.

Spider-Man clashed with the buzzing Fly in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #193, and, waiting in the wings, Mysterio schemed his latest mind-game for the hero in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #194, which coincided with the introduction of the wily Black Cat into the wallcrawler’s personal universe. A brainwashed Black Widow required aid in MARVEL TEAM-UP #82, so Spidey swung in to rescue her from S.H.I.E.L.D. in MARVEL TEAM-UP #83, invade a helicarrier with Shang Chi in MARVEL TEAM-UP #84, and save the President of the United States in MARVEL TEAM-UP #85.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #194

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #194

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Dr. Curt Connors accidentally created the Iguana in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #32, prompting a swift Spidey response in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #33, and a knock-down double match with both the Iguana and the Lizard in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #34. Later, the webslinger managed to convince the Mindworm to reform in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #35, right before he faced the reconstituted menace of Swarm in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #36 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #37.

The wallcrawler fought alongside the grounded Guardians of the Galaxy in MARVEL TEAM-UP #86, the beleaguered Black Panther in MARVEL TEAM-UP #87, and the irritated Invisible Girl in MARVEL TEAM-UP #88.

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #86

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #86

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Spidey renewed his ongoing struggle with Mysterio in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #195 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #196, his longtime feud with the Kingpin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #197, then entered into another re-match with Mysterio in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #198, which led to his powers being taken away by the bubble-headed baddie’s chemical spray in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #199.

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Peter Parker faces the Green Goblin, visits England and finally graduates from College!

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this summer, 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 continuing his battle with Razorback in PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #14 and wrapping it up with the final defeat of the Hate-Monger in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #15, our worn-out webbed wonder plunged into an encounter with a returning Green Goblin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #176.

While Aunt May lay in a hospital following a heart attack, Spider-Man discovered a war between the Goblin and crime boss Silvermane in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #177, which escalated in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #178 to the point that Peter Parker couldn’t sign the permission papers for his aunt’s much-needed surgery. May finally stabilized in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #179, but when Spidey saw Harry Osborn kidnapped by the Goblin, he knew his friend’s sanity remained intact. In fact, Harry became instrumental in bringing down the new Green Goblin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #180 and helped reveal him as Dr. Bart Hamilton, his own psychiatrist.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #177

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #177

  • Published: February 10, 1978
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: September 17, 2008
  • Penciller: Ross Andru
  • Cover Artist: Ross Andru
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Peter flew to England in MARVEL TEAM-UP #65 and upon meeting Captain Britain, fell into Arcade’s Murder World with the local hero in MARVEL TEAM-UP #66. The webslinger battled the Beetle in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #16, and helped the Angel free his friend Iceman from brainwashing in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #17 and SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #18.

Kraven the Hunter used Tigra to attack Spidey in MARVEL TEAM-UP #67, and later Peter returned the Man-Thing to the Florida swamps in MARVEL TEAM-UP #68. The mutant Havok tried to contain the Living Pharaoh in MARVEL TEAM-UP #69, but the moldy mummy reinvented himself as the Living Monolith in MARVEL TEAM-UP #70 before being knocked down a peg or four by Thor and Spider-Man.

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #67

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #67

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Refreshed in his mission after visiting the grave of his Uncle Ben in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #181, the wallcrawler suffered the return of the Rocket Racer in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #182, as well as the arrival of Big Wheel in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #183. Lightmaster hired the Enforcers to take down our hero in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #19, but the timely intervention of the White Tiger punched out his lights in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #20. Later, Spidey teamed with the Falcon in MARVEL TEAM-UP #71, Iron Man in MARVEL TEAM-UP #72, and with the infamous non-team in DEFENDERS #61.

Spidey battled new menace the White Dragon in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #184 before the monumental moment of his graduation from college in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #185. Feeling on top of the world, he received news of being cleared of all suspicion of crimes by the District Attorney in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #186. The Scorpion wanted revenge on J. Jonah Jameson in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #21, and the webslinger lent a hand to Daredevil in MARVEL TEAM-UP #73, as well as the cast of a certain Saturday late-night comedy show in MARVEL TEAM-UP #74.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #185

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #185

  • Published: October 10, 1978
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: May 26, 2014
  • Penciller: Ross Andru
  • Cover Artist: Ross Andru
What is Marvel Unlimited?

Following a battle with Electro in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #187 and the Rat Pack in MARVEL TEAM-UP #75, Spidey slugged it out with the Maggia at the side of Moon Knight in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #22, and fought Cyclone in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #23. Doctor Strange came calling in MARVEL TEAM-UP #76 and though our young hero escaped the clutches of the Hypno-Hustler in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #24, he still failed to free himself from the advance of the Masked Marauder and the Tri-Man in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #25.

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Spidey teams with Adam Warlock, Nova, the Wasp and many more, while battling a bevy of foes.

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this summer, 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 friendly neighborhood Spider-Man wrapped up battles with Tarantula in PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #2 and the Kingpin in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #164 to join with the Hulk and the weird Woodgod against a deranged Army major in MARVEL TEAM-UP #53. After defeating the man in MARVEL TEAM-UP #54, the wallcrawler blasted off against his will in a rocket to the moon where he met both Adam Warlock and the Stranger in MARVEL TEAM-UP #55.

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #55

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #55

  • Published: March 10, 1977
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: August 20, 2013
  • Writer: Bill Mantlo
  • Penciler: John Byrne
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Following a tussle with Stegron’s living dinosaur skeletons in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #165, our hero shielded his eyes against the power of Lightmaster in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #3, and then warded off a new Spider-Slayer and the Lizard in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #166, as well as a new opponent called the Will-o-the-Wisp in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #167 and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #168.

Electro and the Blizzard attempted a hostile takeover of the Daily Bugle in MARVEL TEAM-UP #56, but when the Vulture challenged Spidey to a duel in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #4, the young champion made things cold for the high-flying villain in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #5. Later, the Black Widow aided the webslinger in taking down the Silver Samurai in MARVEL TEAM-UP #57, and J. Jonah Jameson threatened Peter Parker about his secret identity in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #169. It took a clash with the mind-bending Dr. Faustus in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #170 to finally clear poor Peter’s head.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #169

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #169

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Spider-Man remembered a past battle with Morbius the Living Vampire in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #6, then raced after the bloodsucker in the present in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #7. He discovered an entity know as the Empathoid invested Morbius in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #8, and experienced the same intrusion himself, albeit temporarily. For a change of pace, Spidey followed that up with a side trip to help Ghost Rider trap the Trapster in MARVEL TEAM-UP #58.

In NOVA #12, the Human Rocket accepted the wallcrawler’s input on the murder of his uncle, a case which they solved together in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #171. The dreaded Equinox made things hot and cold for Spidey and Yellowjacket in MARVEL TEAM-UP #59, prompting the Wasp to fly in for the save in MARVEL TEAM-UP #60. Protests on Peter’s college campus in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #9 opened up a mystery involving the White Tiger, one that expanded in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #10.

The Rocket Racer proved too little to boogaloo over for our hero in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #172, but the Molten Man’s reappearance in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #173 burned him up a little. The wallcrawler leapt into a fray with the Human Torch and the Super-Skrull in MARVEL TEAM-UP #61, but when Ms. Marvel arrived in MARVEL TEAM-UP #62, things really started jumping. A quest for a cure to a spreading sickness pitted Spidey against Medusa in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #11, and when the Punisher took aim at the Hitman in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #174, things got a little hairy until they got combed out in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #175.

The invincible Iron Fist received a mortal blow from the Steel Serpent in MARVEL TEAM-UP #63, and when the webslinger agreed to aid from the Daughters of the Dragon in MARVEL TEAM-UP #64 to inflict damage on the newcomer, he knew he made the right choice. Finally, just to make everything a bit more interesting, Spider-Man met Brother Power and Sister Sun in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #12, and the nearly indescribable Razorback in SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #13.

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Spidey teams with Howard the Duck, Doctor Strange, and many more, and makes a Spectacular debut!

For over 50 years, Spider-Man has been a sensational standout in the Marvel Universe, and this summer, 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!

Following a wild encounter with a certain web-footed fowl in HOWARD THE DUCK #1, Spider-Man stumbled into an even wilder adventure in MARVEL TEAM-UP #41 when he trailed the Scarlet Witch and found himself flung through time to Salem in the year 1692 where he fought alongside the Vision in MARVEL TEAM-UP #42, Doctor Doom in MARVEL TEAM-UP #43, and the mysterious Moondragon in MARVEL TEAM-UP #44.

Having wrapped up his Salem side-trip, the webslinger traveled to an alternate future in MARVEL TEAM-UP #45 to aid Killraven against Martian invaders, and to yet another divergent future to meet Deathlok in MARVEL TEAM-UP #46. When he finally landed feet-first in his own time in MARVEL TEAM-UP #47, a volcano brought him and The Thing together to battle the Basilisk in MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #17.

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #46

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #46

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AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #152 revived the Shocker for a tussle with Spidey, and a returned Sandman engrained his fists on the wallcrawler’s face in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #153. Our hero shook it off to dig deep into a locked-room mystery in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #154, and attend Betty Brant and Ned Leeds’ wedding in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #155.

The dreaded Doctor Octopus popped up in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #156, but when it appeared that the ghost of his arch-rival Hammerhead haunted him in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #157, it took Spider-Man to dope out the details and discover the flat-topped thug’s out-of-phase existence in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #158. When things seemed darkest in the war between Doc Ock and Hammerhead, they blew each other up all over again in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #159.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #159

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #159

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Spidey teamed with Iron Man in MARVEL TEAM-UP #48 to investigate a new menace called the Wraith, a conundrum that spilled over into MARVEL TEAM-UP #49, and a visit from Doctor Strange in MARVEL TEAM-UP #50. Finally, in MARVEL TEAM-UP #51, the wallcrawler saw justice done and the Wraith redeemed in a courtroom clash that made the history books.

The Terrible Tinkerer restarted the Spider-Mobile in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #160 to drive home his point to the webbed wonder. Later, Spidey swung into a tangled web with the mutant Nightcrawler in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #161, but it fell to the Punisher to really confuse the issue between the two in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #162 before the return of the Kingpin himself in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #163.

Our hero barely found time to breathe after a demon heated things up for him and Captain America in MARVEL TEAM-UP #52 and the Tarantula crawled back out from under a rock in PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1.

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Spidey joins Falcon, battles Iron Fist, discovers Gwen Stacy alive and more!

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

In AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #140, Peter Parker dealt with not only a tracking device placed upon him by the mysterious Jackal, but the return of the Grizzle to vex his later-ego. Spidery later puzzled over a new Mysterio in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #141, and managed to beat him at his own game in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #142.

The wondrous wallcrawler joined with the high-flying Falcon to take down the man called Midas in MARVEL TEAM-UP #30, and after a brief battle with Iron Fist in MARVEL TEAM-UP #31, DOPED OUT THE RIDDLE OF Drom the Backwards Man. Then, without missing a beat, he entered into battle alongside the Punisher to wage war against Moses Magnum in GIANT-SIZE SPIDER-MAN #4. MARVEL TEAM-UP #33 brought conflict with the Meteor Man, formerly the Looter, which spilled over into MARVEL TEAM-UP #34.

Peter flew off to exotic Paris for a story with the Daily Bugle’s Robbie Robertson and J. Jonah Jameson in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #143, and following a whirlwind of a fight with Cyclone in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #144, returned home to discover Gwen Stacy seemingly alive and well. Our hero received little time to process Gwen’s resurrection in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #145 when the Scorpion struck Spidey a near-mortal blow, one that stung all the more when the Jackal later enlisted the arachnid antagonist in his revenge scheme on the webslinger in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #146

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #144

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #144

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MARVEL TEAM-UP #36 provided a brief respite from the mystery of Gwen Stacy for Peter, despite the strange encounter with the Frankenstein Monster and the Man-Wolf in it and MARVEL TEAM-UP #37. Spidey swung down to the Florida Everglades in GIANT-SIZE SPIDER-MAN #5 to mix it up with both the Man-Thing and the Lizard, but he returned to the Big Apple in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #147 to learn the truth about Gwen’s appearance and the Jackal’s reason for cloning the dead girl.

Spidey raced to save reporter Ned Leeds from the Jackal’s bomb in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #148, and discovered his foe to be Peter’s very own college professor, Miles Warren. The professor blamed the wallcrawler for Gwen’s death and unveiled a Spider-Man clone to fight the original in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #149. After the dust cleared from the brouhaha and the Jackal appeared to perish by his own hand, Gwen’s clone left town to find herself and trouble Peter no more.

Still reeling from the ordeal, the young hero helped the mutant Beast battle the Griffin in MARVEL TEAM-UP #38, and somehow found himself in the middle of a gang war in MARVEL TEAM UP #39 between the Human Torch, the Big Man, the Enforcers, and the Crime Master. It took an intervention by the high-kicky Sons of the Tiger in MARVEL TEAM-UP #40 to sort it all out.

Spider-Man wondered if he might be a clone in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #150, but when he felt strong emotions for Mary Jane Watson during a fight with Smythe and a new Spider-Slayer, he realized he couldn’t be a soulless duplicate. He later threw his clone’s inert form into a fiery furnace in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #151, hoping that the strange chapter in his heroic life would be closed forever…

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The Punisher, a new Green Goblin and the Spider-Mobile make their debut.

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

The Vulture dropped our hero from a great height, and after the webslinger saved himself in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #128, he set out to prove a new man stood in for his old flying foe. Not long after, the wily Jackal convinced an assassin named the Punisher to track down and kill Spidey in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #129, but the mysterious hit-man finally realized the villain lied.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #129

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #129

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Spider-Man sailed to the Savage Land in MARVEL TEAM-UP #19 to aid Ka-Zar against Stegron the Dinosaur Man, and when their armor-plated antagonist took his prehistoric playthings to New York City in MARVEL TEAM-UP #20, the wallcrawler enlisted the help of the Black Panther to shut down Stegron’s Broadway boogie.

The Human Torch unveiled Spidey’s new Spider-Mobile in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #130, but before the paint was dry on it, Hammerhead hammered it into the river. Later, the young hero received the shock of his life in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #131 when he witnessed the wedding of his Aunt May to Doctor Octopus, as well as the seeming deaths of Dock and nemesis Hammerhead in a nuclear blast.

After mixing it up with Xandu to stop his raid on Doctor Strange’s home in MARVEL TEAM-UP #21 and helping Hawkeye against the living computer Quasimodo in MARVEL TEAM-UP #22, Spidey faced off against a very molten Molten Man in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #132 and worked his way through sickness to defeat the fiery felon in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #133.

Morbius gained the aid of the Man-Wolf versus the webbed wonder in GIANT-SIZE SUPER-HEROES #1, and the wallcrawler flew off to an ocean-bound cruise ship—complete with Dracula as a passenger—to retrieve a doctor’s serum to save Aunt May in GIANT-SIZE SPIDER-MAN #1. While on a day-trip with his friends in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #134, Peter Parker ran afoul of the Tarantula and his thugs, and suffered through the Punisher’s help in squashing the bug in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #135. Meanwhile, Peter’s roommate Harry Osborn grew more mentally unstable and discovered Peter’s “other” job as Spider-Man.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #136

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #136

What is Marvel Unlimited?

The webslinger fought side-by-side with Brother Voodoo against Moondog in MARVEL TEAM-UP #24, and with Daredevil against the Unholy Three in MARVEL TEAM-UP #25. One of our hero’s worst nightmare’s then came true in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #136 when Harry Osborn snapped completely and took on his father’s role as the Green Goblin. After kidnapping Flash Thompson, Mary Jane Watson, and Aunt May in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #137, Harry tried to expose Peter’s secret identity as Spidey.

Shang-Chi first fought and then befriended the wallcrawler in GIANT-SIZE SPIDER-MAN #2, and our hero spun a mighty big web to stop the Hulk from helping the Chameleon spring a friend from prison in MARVEL TEAM-UP #27. Later, Spidey battled the mental might of the Mindworm in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #138, the baffling mystery of a stolen New York City in MARVEL TEAM-UP #28, and a wrestler out for revenge on J. Jonah Jameson in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #139.

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The many faces of Peter Parker's allies and foes.

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

After teaming with the Thing in MARVEL TEAM-UP #6 to put down a joint plane between the Puppet Master and the Mad Thinker, Spider-Man swung into a political quagmire in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #116 involving a popular yet controversial candidate called Richard Raleigh. Things heated up when a new villain named the Disruptor tried to kill Raleigh in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #117, and Spidey got quite a shock in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #118 when he learned the baddie’s real identity: Raleigh himself.

The webslinger aided Thor in MARVEL TEAM-UP #7 versus Kryllk the Cruel, and the Cat in MARVEL TEAM-UP #8 against the Man-Killer. Later, as Peter Parker he jetted off to Montreal to investigate a mysterious telegram sent to his aunt in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #119, but stumbled into a battle with the Hulk that spilled over into AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #120. With little to no rest after that, our hero became embroiled in a war between the Tomorrow Man and Kang the Conqueror in MARVEL TEAM-UP #9 that also involved the Human Torch in MARVEL TEAM-UP #10 and the Inhumans in MARVEL TEAM-UP #11

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #119

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #119

What is Marvel Unlimited?

Peter’s friend and roommate Harry Osborn fell deeper into his addiction to drugs in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #121, a situation made even worse by his father Norman Osborn’s relapse into his criminal role as the Green Goblin. The wallcrawler swung to the rescue when the Goblin kidnapped Gwen Stacy to hurt Peter, and witnessed the worst moment of his life when the young woman died from a fall off the Brooklyn Bridge during the fight.  

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #121

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #121

What is Marvel Unlimited?

An inconsolable Spider-Man desired nothing less than full revenge on Norman Osborn in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #122, and their subsequent ultimate showdown ended in the Goblin’s death from being impaled on his own glider. Later, Mary Jane Watson comforted Peter over his loss of Gwen. J. Jonah Jameson hired Luke Cage to hunt down and capture Spidey in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #123, but the young hero convinced Cage to doubt Jameson’s dubious high-moral reasons for doing so.

Running from his sorrows in San Francisco, Spidey helped the Werewolf triumph over Moondark in MARVEL TEAM-UP #12, and back in New York in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #124 fought another lycanthrope, John Jameson as the Man-Wolf. After diving the solution to Jameson’s hairy problem in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #125, he joined with Captain America against the Grey Gargoyle in MARVEL TEAM-UP #13, with Namor the Sub-Mariner versus Tiger Shark in MARVEL TEAM-UP #14, and with Ghost Rider against the Orb in MARVEL TEAM-UP #15.

The Kangaroo bounced back into the webslinger’s troubled life in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #126, and a new super villain named the Basilisk created chaos for Peter and Captain Marvel in MARVEL TEAM-UP #16. When Mary Jane became the target of the Vulture for witnessing a crime in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #127, the bird-brained baddie swooped in to snag Spidey and drop him from a very, very high height…

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The face of Peter Parker revealed, Spider-Slayer and more!

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

Still stuck in the Savage Land in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #104, the wondrous web-head somehow managed to snatch victory from the jaws of an alien monster and rescue both Gwen Stacy and J. Jonah Jameson. Back home again, Spidey saw action alongside his old sparring partner the Human Torch versus the slippery Sandman in MARVEL TEAM-UP #1

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #1

Marvel Team-Up (1972) #1

  • Published: March 10, 1972
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: March 29, 2010
  • Writer: Roy Thomas
  • Penciler: Ross Andru
What is Marvel Unlimited?

The unappreciative Jameson once again hired Professor Smythe and his Spider-Slayer in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #105, which forced the webslinger to act fast to protect his secret identity in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #106 and to hold off the mobsters Smythe’d fallen in with in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #107.

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #106

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #106

  • Published: March 10, 1972
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: June 04, 2012
  • Penciller: John Romita
  • Cover Artist: John Romita
What is Marvel Unlimited?

Spidey put up with Johnny Storm again in MARVEL TEAM-UP #2 to protect the Negative Zone portal at the Baxter Building from the Frightful Four. Later, the mystery of Peter Parker’s high school tormentor Flash Thompson deepened in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #108, and so Spidey stepped in to save the day with a little help from Doctor Strange in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #109.

Morbius the Living Vampire flew in for a bite in MARVEL TEAM-UP #3, but not even still more assistance from the Human Torch provided the wallcrawler with the manpower to take him down. It fell to the uncanny X-Men in MARVEL TEAM-UP #4 to shine some light on the situation and help Spidey put the final nail in Morbius’ coffin.

A well-meaning young man named Marty Blank told Spider-Man he wanted to become a super hero in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #110, but our hero unfortunately laughed him off, leaving a gap big enough for Kraven the Hunter to leap into and push Marty into becoming the villainous Gibbon in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #111

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #111

Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #111

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After another public smear-campaign against the webslinger by J. Jonah Jameson in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #112, Peter wrestled with a worsening ulcer while Doctor Octopus hit town with his latest crime spree in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #113. When Ock’s war with crime boss Hammerhead heated up in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #114, Spidey swung in for a direct confrontation in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #115 with the eight-limbed maniac, only to wind up on the wrong end of a gun wielded by the doctor’s new housekeeper…Pete’s dear old Aunt May.

By the time the dust cleared and Ock ended up back behind bars, a tussle with both the android Vision and the hulking Monstroid in MARVEL TEAM-UP #5 seemed like a walk in the park to our young wallcrawler.

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