In 1962, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko gave birth to one of the most enduring icons in American popular media: the one and only Amazing Spider-Man! Turning the concept of a super hero on its head, they imbued the young, guilt-ridden Peter Parker with the fantastic powers of an arachnid and the fantastic pressures of an everyday teenager. The combination was pure magic, and during the course of 40 issues of webslinging, wisecracking wonderment Lee and Ditko built the foundation for 45 years of Spidey spectaculars. COLLECTING: AMAZING FANTASY 15, AMAZING SPIDERMAN (1963) 1-38, ANNUAL (1964) 1-2, STRANGE TALES ANNUAL 2, FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL (1963) 1
In 1962, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko gave birth to one of the most-enduring icons in American popular media: the one and only Amazing Spider-Man! Turning the concept of a super hero on its head, they imbued the young, guilt-ridden Peter Parker with the fantastic powers of an arachnid and the fantastic pressures of an everyday teenager. The combination was pure magic during the course of 40 issues of web-slinging, wisecracking wonderment Lee and Ditko built the foundation for 45 years of Spidey spectaculars - girl trouble; bill trouble; bully trouble; the Daily Bugle; and a cast friends, family and, of course, supervillains unlike any other! COLLECTING: AMAZING FANTASY 15, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 1-38 & ANNUAL 1-2, FAN TASTIC FOUR ANNUAL 1, STRANGE TALES ANNUAL 2
It's time for another round of web-slinging wonderment from two of the men who put the "master" in Masterworks - Stan Lee and John Romita Sr.! Their classic "Saga of the Stone Tablet" kicks off with the Kingpin's quest to decipher an ancient clay tablet whose secrets promise great power. But Spidey soon gets caught in the mix and finds himself branded Public Enemy Number 1! With the Kingpin on one side and J. Jonah Jameson on the other, turning up the heat in the Daily Bugle, things go from bad to horrible when the mob gets involved. It's a Peter Parker pressure cooker! COLLECTING: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) 68-77, MARVEL SUPER-HEROES (1967) 14
For spiderman the threats have never been greater! From his own foes - Venom, Mysterio, the Scorpion and more - to newcomers to his friendly neighbourhood like Sabretooth, the Taskmaster, Magneto and the Sentinels, Spidey sure has his hands full! Featuring the pulse-pounding prose of longtime Iron Man scribe David Michelinie and the groundbreaking artistry of the legendary Todd McFarlane! Collecting Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #296-329 and material from Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #10.
Author: Stan Lee
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
Release Date: 2018-05-16
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Collects Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #39-52 and Annual #3-4, and material from Not Brand Echh #2. John Romita Sr. joins Stan Lee, elevating Spidey’s adventures to new heights — beginning with a Green Goblin epic that establishes him as Spider-Man’s most dangerous enemy! And then the Rhino, a bulldozer on two legs, threatens to make Spidey an endangered species. The action keeps pumping with Spidey’s first meeting with the Avengers, the Shocker, the return of the Lizard, Kraven the Hunter, an all-new Vulture and the first appearance of the Kingpin! But the true heart of the story is young Peter Parker finding his way in the world. He gains new independence as he gets his own pad with Harry Osborn, courts Gwen Stacy — and, in comics’ most unforgettable entrance, meets Miss Mary Jane Watson!
Their achievements reflect the boundless energy of two creators at the top of their game with each issue, character and creation building upon and exceeding the scope of the last. It's a list of accomplishments unparalleled in the history of comics: the origin of Dr. Doom; the Frightful Four; the Wedding of Reed Richards and Sue Storm; the Inhumans; the first appearance of the Silver Surfer; the Galactus Saga; the debut of the world's first black super hero, the Black Panther; the cosmic clash between the FF, the Surfer and Dr. Doom; and, of course, "This Man, This Monster!" - the story widely regarded as the greatest FF tale of all! Collecting the greatest stories from the World's Greatest Comics Magazine in one, massive collector's edition that has been painstakingly restored and recolored from the sharpest material in the Marvel Archives. COLLECTING: FANTASTIC FOUR 31-60, ANNUAL 2-4
Chris Claremont, Dave Cockrum and John Byrne took a little reprint series called X-MEN and turned it into the all-new, all-different titan that conquered comicdom. Now, you can experience the thrills and excitement of their classic tales from "The Dark Phoenix Saga" to "Days of Future Past" and so much more in this enormous Omnibus! COLLECTING: X-MEN (1963) 132-141, ANNUAL (1970) 4-5; THE UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) 142-153; AVENGERS ANNUAL (1967) 10; MARVEL FANFARE (1982) 1-4; MARVEL TREASURY EDITION (1974) 26-27; MARVEL TEAM-UP (1972) 100; BIZARRE ADVENTURES (1981) 27; PHOENIX: THE UNTOLD STORY (1984) 1
Experience some of the greatest stories the X-Men franchise has to offer! It's milestone after mutant milestone, beginning with the complete Brood Saga! Then, Chris Claremont rises to find perhaps his most poignant and challenging expression of the mutant metaphor in "God Loves, Man Kills." His work with Frank Miller on Wolverine skyrocketed the character's popularity, setting the stage for his breakout as a global icon. COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) 154-175, X-MEN ANNUAL (1971) 6-7, MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL (1982) 5, WOLVERINE (1982) 1-4, SPECIAL EDITION X-MEN (1983) 1, MAGIK (1983) 1-4
Because you demanded it! Mighty Marvel presents Roger Stern's celebrated 1980s run on Spectacular Spider-Man and Amazing Spider-Man in one sensational Omnibus edition! Paired with John Romita Jr. and a cast of other top art talents, Roger Stern reinvigorated the life of everyone's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. There's definitive battle with the Juggernaut, the Vulture, the Kingpin, the fan favorite tale of "The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man," 1st appearance of Monica Rambeau (a.k.a. Captain Marvel), and the introduction of and classic first battle with the Hobgoblin! This is Spidey at his best-and Peter Parker, too! COLLECTING: SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) 43-61, 85; AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 206, 224-252 & ANNUAL (1964) 16
The Avengers, comics' greatest super team, burst onto the scene in 1963 at the forefront of the revolutionary Marvel Age of Comics. Iron Man, Thor, the Incredible Hulk, Ant-Man and the Wasp joined together to face the menace of Loki and set off on a streak of tales that nearly 50 years later still sets the trend for super hero epics. From Captain America's return fromthe icy depths of the Atlantic, to the debut of classic enemies like Kang the Conqueror, and the game-changing introduction of a trio of villains into their ranks--Avengers was a bona fide comic book blockbuster! Written by Stan "The Man" Lee and illustrated by Jack Kirby and Don Heck, you'll experience every story, every villain, even every letters page in this painstakingly restored Omnibus collection. It's a must-have for every Marvel fan's collections, so reserve your copy today, True Believer! COLLECTING: AVENGERS (1963) 1-30
Spider-Man's not just amazing, he's spectacular - and Marvel is proud to usher in The Spectacular Spider-Man as the Marvel Masterworks' 250th volume! In 1976, Spidey notched his second solo series under the direction of Gerry Conway and Sal Buscema. With his first live-action series on the horizon, the world wanted to know just who this Peter Parker guy was. Spectacular not only expanded opportunities for web-slinging wonder, but it also provided a platform to expand upon and explore the world of Spidey's incomparable cast - J. Jonah Jameson, Mary Jane Watson, Flash Thompson and more! Of course, there was no shortage of villains - including the Vulture and Morbius - or iconic guest stars, ranging from the White Tiger to the Inhumans! COLLECTING: SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) 1-15
Author: Stan Lee
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
Release Date: 2014-09-17
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Collects Amazing Spider-Man #20-30 & Annual 2. Thrill to stories of spectacular web-slinging adventures from Spidey's early days including battles with the Green Goblin, the Molten Man, Vulture and Scorpion! Featuring appearences by Dr. Strange and the Human Torch!
A vain man driven by greed and hubris, Dr. Stephen Strange was a world-renowned surgeon until the night a car accident crippled his hands. Broken and destitute, he journeyed to Tibet to seek a cure from a legendary healer. He found not a man of medicine but the venerable Ancient One and the path to the mystic arts! Stan Lee and Steve Ditko reinvented the super hero with the Amazing Spider-Man, but from Dr. Strange's eerie house on a Greenwich Village corner they created new dimensions and otherworldly terrors. These stories remain as influential today as they were on 1960s' counter-culture. Marvel is proud to offer this Omnibus collection of the complete Lee/Ditko Doctor Strange run. COLLECTING: STRANGE TALES (1951) 110-111, 114-146; AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL (1964) 2