4 #69-89 Ann 4 and 5 (after #62) – This is likely due for a reprint to eliminate the gap from the new Essential Vol. 9 #186-210 Ann 13-14 and Sp SM Ann 1 Essential, Vol. 11 #231-248 and Ann 16-17 Marvel Team-Up launched in March 1972 alongside Amazing Spider-Man #106 as a vehicle for Marvel to use Spider-Man’s popularity to print stories with other – frequently more-obscure – characters. 4 #76-78, 80-98, & Annual 2-3 Debuting in December 1976 alongside Amazing Spider-Man #163, Spectacular Spider-Man took its name from a short-lived Spider-Man magazine from the 60s. 2 Wo SM #19-32 & Annual 3, Amazing Spider-Man #293-294, and Spectacular Spider-Man #131-132 Have you ever wished you could own an entire series in one consistent, convenient, full-color bookshelf format? ” to answer that query, and in 2014 Marvel finally granted their wish with Epic Collections.These are affordable, full-color collections of issues in perfect continuity order without a single gap. Marvel is releasing them in a random order to focus on the biggest gaps first – since early issues are already well-covered by both Essentials and Masterworks. 1: Great Power: ASM #1-17 & Annual 1: Collects Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15, Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #1-17 & Annual 1 Vol.
Add to that the gradual appreciation of back issues, and for a new fan it might seem like enjoying Spider-Man is an insurmountable task.
Luckily, the vast majority of those comics have been collected into dozens of softcover graphic novels, called “trade paperbacks,” and the issues they contain fall into a discernible reading order.
4: ASM #31-40 Hardcover (ISBN 0785111891) / Paperback (ISBN 0785142800) Masterworks Vol.
5: ASM #41-50 & Annual 3 (after #41) Hardcover (ISBN 0785111905) / Paperback (ISBN 0785145656) Masterworks Vol.
The spider eventually turns to its last line of defence, curling up in a ball and playing dead, but even that does not stop the hornet.
Eventually the spider stops moving, paralysed by the series of stings from the wasp.
22: Robin Bound: ASM #351-360 Collects Amazing Spider-Man #351-360 & Annual 25, Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 11, Web of Spider-Man Annual 7 Volumes 23 and up: Not yet announced, but will include ASM #361-441 Marvel Masterworks editions are high quality, full color reproductions of original issues.
The volumes were originally released as hardcovers, with many now out of print.
Once back at the hornet's nest, the spider will become a living incubator for its children, as the wasp lays its eggs inside the arachnid.