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
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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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Nick Spender talks to Marvel about taking on the famous web-slinger!

By John Rhett Thomas

Nick Spencer has written his way to the top of the heap of Marvel’s elite, and he gets to prove it like never before with AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, one of the most prized gigs in comics. Now, we dig a little deeper into what Spencer calls “the book of my dreams.”

Marvel: Congratulations on landing ASM. It’s quite an assignment, following up Dan Slott and coming at a time when the character is getting renewed life in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Are you feeling ready?

Nick Spencer: It’s the best gig in comics and the job I’ve dreamed of since I was a kid, so it’s all still a little surreal. The first time I met with [Marvel Editor in Chief] C.B. Cebulski, probably a decade ago now, I told him that this was all I really wanted to do. So to actually be here, working on this, it’s equal parts terrifying and exciting. Which means no, I don’t feel ready. But something would be wrong if I did. You channel that fear and those nerves and that sense of challenge into telling the best stories you possibly can. That’s part of the fun.

Marvel: What kind of book will your AMAZING SPIDER-MAN be? For every new writer, there’s always the struggle to balance the competing interests — and screen time — of Spider-Man and Peter Parker. What’s going to be your take on that?

Nick Spencer: The story really always begins and ends with Peter. He’s the heart and soul of the thing, and what makes Spider-Man special. You’re always trying to balance those personal struggles with the high-flying adventure, and in the best stories the two are playing off of and feeding off each other, dovetailing in weird and wonderful ways. Being Spider-Man should always come at a cost to Peter — that’s the great responsibility that comes with the great power.

One thing that struck me looking at the history of Spider-Man comics is how many different kinds of stories you can tell with the character. He can bounce between genres and tones so easily, I want to take full advantage of that. So some months there will be laughs, some months there will be tears. In some stories the universe itself is in danger, in other stories Peter’s missing laundry is in danger. We want to just tell good, foundational Spidey stories. We keep saying “Back to Basics” for a reason. We want to give people the Spidey they’ve known and loved for decades, and remind them why he’s the best character in comics.

Marvel: Which supporting characters from Spidey’s storied past will get prominence as you launch the series?

Nick Spencer: I have to be careful here, as I don’t want to tip my hand too much on what’s to come, but I will say a big part of the thrill of this job is getting to write the best supporting cast in comics. I’m excited about writing Aunt May, and giving her a story where she’s really controlling her own destiny and showing us how Peter was raised by a hero in her own right. The whole Daily Bugle crew will get some key stories. I’m working closely with Chip Zdarsky on some really cool Jonah stuff; he’s telling what I think is a definitive JJJ story over in PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN, so I wanted to make sure anything we do on that front complements his stellar work there. Randy Robertson is a character we haven’t seen a lot of for a while, but he’ll have a prominent role. And expect to see a lot of Felicia Hardy, as she’s one of my all-time favorite characters. Little-known trivia: What eventually became SUPERIOR FOES OF SPIDER-MAN was originally a Black Cat pitch.

Marvel: Ryan Ottley comes over to draw AMAZING SPIDER-MAN from a career-defining run (so far) on “Invincible”. This will be his first major foray into the Marvel Universe, and it’s on your debut Spider-Man book. How’s that work for you?

Nick Spencer: Yeah, pretty great, to put it mildly. Ryan is one of the best artists working in comics today. What he and Robert Kirkman did on “Invincible” is just remarkable. And now to see him on AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, it’s just such a perfect fit. I really think he could end up being one of those quintessential Spidey artists, right up there with the greats. His sense of action and motion, his layouts, his comic timing, his acting — there’s just so much fun and so much energy on the page. It really forces you to up your game.

Marvel: What are some of your favorite Spider-Man creators and/or storylines from the past? Which of those — if any — do you see having the biggest influence on your run?

Nick Spencer: Any conversation there has to start with Lee/Ditko/Romita, obviously. That run is, in my opinion, the high-water point of mainstream American super-hero comics and can never be surpassed. It takes your breath away reading it through.

Beyond that perfect foundation, I’m especially fond of two writers: Roger Stern and J.M. DeMatteis. I’m a different kind of writer than those guys, but they both have a huge influence on me and how I view the character.

But really, there are so many fantastic runs I could mention. When I got the book, I sat down and tried to comprehensively read through basically  everything — every issue of AMAZING, SPECTACULAR, TEAM-UP, WEB, SPIDER-MAN, SENSATIONAL, FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD, and all the titles in between. You name it, I read it. And it really shows what a proud tradition there is. Everyone tries to bring their A-game when they’re writing Spider-Man. And I’m directly following one of the most acclaimed and successful runs of all time in Dan Slott’s. So no pressure! It really does inspire you to do your best work. I’m just honored to be a part of this.

The first issue of Nick Spencer and Ryan Ottley’s AMAZING SPIDER-MAN swings into stores July 11, but don’t miss their first Spidey story in Free Comic Book Day 2018 (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN/GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) #1 on May 5! No excuses, Spider-Fan: It’s free!

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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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It’s all been leading to April 27!

There was an idea, to bring together a group of remarkable people, to see if we could become something more.

We’re nearing the April 27 release of “Avengers: Infinity War”! Last week, Marvel Studios revealed five character posters. Now, they’re back with 22 mighty posters spotlighting each of our impressive super heroes ready to take a stand against the threat that is Thanos!

Leading the gallery above is the first Avenger (and birthday boy) himself, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man! See the rest of the Avengers and their super allies — Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange/Doctor Strange, Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Chadwick Boseman as King T’Challa/Black Panther, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk, Letitia Wright as Shuri, Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel voicing Rocket and Groot, Paul Bettany as Vision, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Dave Bautista as Drax, Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson/Falcon, Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Don Cheadle as James Rhodes/War Machine, and Benedict Wong as Wong.

“Avengers: Infinity War” opens in theaters on April 27. Get tickets on Fandango now! Stay tuned to Marvel.com, follow @Avengers on Twitter, and Like “The Avengers” on Facebook for the latest on the Avengers as it develops!

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Whether crouching or hanging, these two new Spidey statues are spectacular to behold!

Section 9 has made many life-size Marvel statues before among their high-end collectibles, but the new release of the title character from Marvel Studios’ “Spider-Man: Homecoming” is easily one of the the most notable releases yet.

For the statue, which is available now, the famous character is seen in a dynamic pose, crouched and ready for action in his Tony Stark-provided costume. On top of that, there’s also a second version on the way as well, depicting Spider-Man hanging upside down from his web in the classic manner Spidey fans are familiar with. The Spider-Man statues join other current Section 9 Marvel life-size statues, including versions of Captain America, Iron Man, and War Machine from “Captain America: Civil War,” the film that introduced Tom Holland as Spider-Man.

Marvel.com spoke with Section 9 CEO Stephan Lokotsch to discuss the creation of the “Spider-Man: Homecoming” life-size statue and the unique design challenges it provided.

Marvel.com: Is it especially exciting to get to work on a life-size statue of Spider-Man, given just how beloved he is? This is one of the most popular and iconic comic book characters ever!

Stephan Lokotsch: Considering that Spider-Man was my favorite Super Hero during my childhood, I can’t help but feel somewhat nostalgic “reconnecting” with him throughout adulthood. So yes, he has been a very exciting statue to be involved with, especially with the new developments in character portrayal on screen. Both “Civil War” and “Spider-Man: Homecoming” have portrayed the character in ways we simply hadn’t seen on screen before – but were all hoping for – as it feels to be the closest to what the character felt like in his comic-book iteration.

Marvel.com: The “Homecoming” costume has a lot of specific new details we’ve never seen on a Spider-Man suit before. Was it cool to get to recreate it all, knowing people would be able to examine it so closely?

Stephan Lokotsch: When it comes to high-end collectibles, I am of the “the more, the merrier” sentiment. So, the long and short of it is: yes, absolutely. That being said, there are, of course, certain limitations to that when you are dealing with a suit that, on screen, benefits from heavy post-production and visual effects, such as the U.I. (user interface) motion graphics, etc. So, while not all of the Tony Stark-created gizmos, as seen on film, can be incorporated, we felt very satisfied with what ultimately was accomplished here.

Marvel.com: Spider-Man is known for his unique poses. How much thought went into how the statue would be posed and how did you decide on the final version? And what he would be posing on, given the possibilities?

Stephan Lokotsch: When choosing a pose for a character who has been around for this long, you want to consider two things: a representation of the way he appears in the movie you’re basing the statue on, and, equally important, the iconography that has been established over decades in the realm of the underlying source material, i.e. the comic books. As you mentioned, highly unique poses are inherently connected to this character, so I think the goal is to find a fair balance between the two mediums and their respective visual presentations.

Marvel.com: Speaking of poses, you also have a second version of Spider-Man who is hanging upside down. This one really blew me away as far as seeing the character in such a classic Spider-Man stance – but I imagine it was also pretty tricky to bring to life?

Stephan Lokotsch: The hanging version certainly required a lot of back and forth regarding its engineering to ensure Spidey would hold in place just the right way and not tilt back, forth or sideways. Most statues come with their own set of challenges – be it their intricate texture patterns in the costume or the high level of likeness detail. This one was more challenging in the technical department. That said, it was worth it, as we finally have a Spidey in his potentially most iconic state and we’re quite proud of that.

Marvel.com: I feel like people will give the hanging version especially quite a double take. I imagine in general though it must be really fun to see the reaction people have when they see these statues for the first time?

Stephan Lokotsch: As you can imagine, everyone has their own personal favorite Super Hero and sometimes just the sheer size of a Hulk, or Hulkbuster or our upcoming 9 foot+ Thanos is stopping people in their tracks. But even the largest characters sometimes lose their prime spot in terms of audience attention – and subsequent “selfie time”, with characters so immensely adored by fans all over the world, such as Spider-Man, who is often credited as one of the most popular Marvel characters of all time.

Marvel.com: You’ve done several other Marvel statues before, but coming on the heels of the “Civil War” versions of Captain America, Iron Man, and War Machine, is it particularly gratifying to have this new Spider-Man statue, given he made his debut in that film?

Stephan Lokotsch: Given my aforementioned childhood for Spidey, it is indeed a gratifying “full-circle” experience, though I will add that seeing any of these characters put together in 3 dimensions and at life-size, no less, puts a smile on the entire team that is behind the making of these collectibles. The first time, I stood next to one of our Hulks, I thought “this is it; this is as big as it’s going to get”, only to have that dwarfed by a life-size Hulkbuster years later. And that is the beauty of doing all of this; today it’s Spidey, tomorrow it’s Black Panther and then we’re moving into the highly anticipated Infinity War. It just never ends, and while, yes, we all have our favorites, it is an ongoing thrill to stay involved in the making of this ever-growing line of collectibles.

The two different style Section 9 “Spider-Man: Homecoming” Spider-Man statues can be ordered now at the following links, as can the “Captain America: Civil War” Captain America, Iron Man and War Machine statues.

Spider-Man

Spider-Man (Hanging Version)

Captain America

Iron Man

War Machine

Those ordering either (or both!) of the Spider-Man statues can receive a 10% discount using the following promo code when completing their order: MARVEL.COM_PROMO_SPIDEY

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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

What is Marvel Unlimited?

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

What is Marvel Unlimited?

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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The wallcrawling adventure from Gameloft unleashes a symbiote update!

All-new characters swing their way into Marvel’s “Spider-Man Unlimited” from the symbiote-loaded “Venom Inc.” comic event. Players will get a crack at Agent Anti-Venom, Maniac, and more, along with an event and some new items. We talked to Gameloft Product Marketing Manager Sergii Gotsman to get the lowdown on everything coming to “Spider-Man Unlimited.”

Marvel.com: When have more symbiotes ever been a good thing for Spider-Man? I have a feeling things are going to get tricky for our heroes with this many baddies on parade.

Sergii Gotsman: It’s definitely worrisome, but as we’ve already seen in the comics (for example in “Venomverse,” “Poison-X” or “Maximum Carnage”), when faced with a greater threat, symbiotes can find a bit of common ground with the good guys and work with them. And with all the interdimensional menaces that threaten the Spider-Verse in “Spider-Man Unlimited,” I’m sure the Spideys and symbiotes can put their rivalry aside—at least for a moment.

Marvel.com: What can players expect from this update? We’ve got some new characters, some new items—and did I hear something about a new event?

Sergii Gotsman: Yes, we’re bringing in nine new characters, two new collectables and new limited-time events. Most, but not all, of this is tied to the recently concluded VENOM INC. comic books. You’ll be able to play as Agent Anti-Venom, Maniac (Lee Price), and Inkling versions of Black Cat, Hammerhead, and Mac Gargan, and take part in new Venom Inc.-themed events.

But it’s not only about “Venom Inc.— we’re also bringing some other heroes from the Spider-Verse into the fray, like Alistair Smythe, Ezekiel, Venom Angelo Fortunato, and Venom Zombie.

Marvel.com: The team is releasing nine new characters with the event? Holy moly, that’s a lot! Do you have a favorite? Anyone you want to take running?

Sergii Gotsman: In terms of my personal preferences, I really like Agent Anti-Venom—his 3D model looks really awesome and I like the idea that Eugene “Flash” Thompson is the new Anti-Venom of Earth-616. But I’m betting that Venom Zombie will become the community favorite from this update—Marvel Zombies has a pretty huge fan base and our players have asked about this character for a while.

Marvel.com: Can you tell us a little more about the items and event coming down the pipe?

Sergii Gotsman: As I mentioned, story-wise it’s tied to Venom Inc. In addition to running, fighting and web-swinging, players will have to collect Symbiote Samples and Astrobiological Serums—which are drawn from an important plot device in the original Venom Inc. story. You see, when Lee Price absorbed Mania’s symbiote and became Maniac, he developed a new ability—the power to infect people with pieces of the symbiote, giving him control over them. That’s where Astrobiological Serums come in handy—in small doses, they regulates the hormonal output of the symbiote and may help to get rid of Maniac’s influence.

The Venom Inc. events are scheduled to run until the end of April, and those who will have managed to collect all the new characters from them will also be rewarded with Rank Up cards and vials.

Marvel.com: What are you all most excited for players to get their hands on with this update?

Sergii Gotsman: I really like that we’re able to offer events tied to a recent Spider-Man story. I mean, we’ve just read VENOM INC. and now we get to enjoy it a bit more in the game. The whole “Spider-Man Unlimited team is eager to see how the community will react to it.

Marvel.com: Anything else that we need to know?

Sergii Gotsman: Be sure to keep up with all the latest news about the game on Facebook and YouTube—we’re constantly sharing art and videos from the game with our community there. And stay tuned, the next update—which we’re currently working on—will feature some crazy, titanic-sized stuff!

Pick up “Spider Man Unlimited” on Google Play and iTunes and stay tuned to Marvel.com for more news and interviews.

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Check out the bite-sized podcast preview of this week's new Marvel Comics!

Happy New Comic Book Day, gang! Time to celebrate with Marvel’s The Pull List!

In this episode, Ryan and Tucker give you bite-sized previews of March 28’s new comic releases, including BLACK PANTHER, DAREDEVIL, JESSICA JONES, SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL, and all the other books in stores today!

Here’s the full list of what’s available from Marvel this week:

MARVEL PRINT COMICS ON-SALE (3/28/18)

  • AVENGERS #686
  • BEN REILLY: SCARLET SPIDER #16
  • BLACK PANTHER #171
  • CHAMPIONS #18
  • DAMNATION: JOHNNY BLAZE – GHOST RIDER #1
  • DAREDEVIL #600
  • DESPICABLE DEADPOOL #297
  • INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #598
  • JESSICA JONES #18
  • LEGION #3
  • LOCKJAW #2
  • MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #29
  • MOON KNIGHT #193
  • OLD MAN HAWKEYE #3
  • OLD MAN LOGAN #37
  • PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #302
  • SPIDER-MAN/DEADPOOL #30
  • STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #18
  • X-MEN: BLUE #24

COLLECTIONS

  • ANNIHILATION: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION VOL. 1
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL: CAROL DANVERS – THE MS. MARVEL YEARS VOL. 1
  • COLOR YOUR OWN AVENGERS
  • MIGHTY THOR VOL. 3: THE ASGARD/SHI’AR WAR
  • NEW MUTANTS: DEMON BEAR
  • THING: PROJECT PEGASUS
  • THOR VS. HULK: CHAMPIONS OF THE UNIVERSE
  • WOLVERINE EPIC COLLECTION: BLOOD DEBT
  • X-MEN GOLD VOL. 0: HOMECOMING
  • X-MEN GOLD VOL. 4: THE NEGATIVE ZONE WAR

ON THE MARVEL APP

  • SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (2011) #1000
  • WOLVERINE (1988) #150-158
  • X-MEN (1991) #71-79
  • X-MEN/DR. DOOM ANNUAL (1998) #1

DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

  • ATLAS ERA STRANGE TALES MASTERWORKS VOL. 2
  • GOLDEN AGE ALL-WINNERS MASTERWORKS VOL. 3
  • THOR VS. HULK: CHAMPIONS OF THE UNIVERSE
  • HULK: VISIONARIES – PETER DAVID VOL. 5
  • INCREDIBLE HULK MASTERWORKS VOL. 5
  • SUB-MARINER MASTERWORKS VOL. 2

FRESHLY DIGITIZED COMICS ON MARVEL UNLIMITED

  • ALL-NEW GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #10
  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #11
  • AMERICA #7
  • AVENGERS #11
  • AVENGERS ANNUAL #20
  • AVENGERS: DEATHTRAP – THE VAULT #1
  • DOCTOR STRANGE #25
  • GENERATIONS: MS. MARVEL & MS. MARVEL #1
  • INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #11
  • JEAN GREY #7
  • JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI – CAPTAIN PHASMA #2
  • KA-ZAR #1-2
  • LUKE CAGE #5
  • MONSTERS UNLEASHED #6
  • PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #4, 69-70
  • POE DAMERON #19
  • ROYALS #8
  • SPECIAL MARVEL EDITION #15-16
  • SPIDER-MEN II #3
  • STAR WARS ANNUAL #3
  • THE TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #23
  • THOR VS. HULK – CHAMPIONS OF THE UNIVERSE #2
  • U.S.AVENGERS #10
  • VENOM #154
  • VENOMVERSE #3
  • X-FACTOR #3-8, 106
  • X-FACTOR ANNUAL #1
  • X-MEN: GOLD #12

Download The Pull List from Marvel.com, check out Marvel Podcast Central, grab the This Week in Marvel RSS feed, and subscribe to This Week in Marvel for The Pull List updates on iTunes! Then head over to our Soundcloud hub to listen to more from Marvel!

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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

What is Marvel Unlimited?

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

What is Marvel Unlimited?

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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