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Best of Spiderman Volume 1

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Publisher Comments:

As Spider-Man swings into theaters in the big-budget motion-picture event of the decade, rediscover the most acclaimed Spidey stories of the year...collected for the first time in one action-packed volume!
  • J. Michael Straczynski and John Romita, Jr. introduce an enigmatic stranger who forever will change the way Peter Parker views himself...and the origins of his amazing alter ego! Plus, the web-slinger struggles to cope with the most horrific tragedy ever to befall his city: the events of Sept. 11.
  • Paul Jenkins and Staz Johnson join an investigation in progress as a particularly resourceful private eye attempts to track down the most elusive quarry of all: Spider-Man!
  • Greg Rucka and Eduardo Risso chronicle the last hours of a mob lieutenant marked for termination by the infamous Kingpin of Crime!
  • Peter Milligan and Duncan Fegredo get under the rock-hard hide of the tortured soul that is the rampaging Rhino!
  • Brian Michael Bendis and Bill Sienkiewicz reinterpret a classic Spider-Man team-up when the web-slinger finds himself caught in the crossfire of a clash between Daredevil and the Punisher!
Reprinting Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 2) #30-36, Spider-Man's Tangled Web #4-6, Peter Parker: Spider-Man (Vol. 2) #35, and Ultimate Marvel Team-Up #6-8!

Review:

"Marvel has found the secret to making good books, and it's really not all that hard: Hire the best talent." Randy Lander, The Fourth Rail

Review:

"Great action, suspense, dialogue, characters...everything. This is Spider-Man at his best." Andrew Goletz, Aint-it-Cool-News

Review:

"Straczynski's storytelling (which notably tweaks Spider-Man's origin) adds flourishes of despair and menace more subtle than most comics attempt." Ken Tucker, Entertainment Weekly

Synopsis:

The best-selling Amazing Spider-man stories from J. Michael Stracynski are reprinted in deluxe format, along with other great Spider-man comic stoires of the past year from Tangled Web and Ultimate Marvel Team-up (Punisher.) Plus, behind-the-scene info.

About the Author

J. Michael Straczynski (writer, Amazing Spider-Man) is best known as creator of TV's Babylon 5, the wildly popular science-fiction series airing in syndication. Straczynski has written and produced a number of other TV shows, and he launched the acclaimed comic-book series Rising Stars before beginning his stint on Spider-Man.

Paul Jenkins's (writer, Peter Parker: Spider-Man) most notable comic-book credits include the Eisner Award-winning Inhumans and a four-year stint as writer of Hellblazer.

Peter Milligan (writer, Spider-Man's Tangled Web) is an award-winning comic-book scribe and screenwriter. His comic work includes Enigma, Shade the Changing Man, and the controversial graphic novel Skin. The Eisner Award nominee is drawing rave reviews for his innovative revision of X-Force.

Greg Rucka (writer, Spider-Man's Tangled Web) is an accomplished novelist, having penned the popular Atticus Kodiak series of books. Rucka is also an Eisner Award-winning comic-book writer — working on such titles as Whiteout, Whiteout: Melt, Detective Comics, Elektra, and Elektra & Wolverine: The Redeemer.

Brian Michael Bendis (writer, Ultimate Marvel Team-Up) is a two-time Eisner Award winner. Recent projects include the Eisner Award-winning Powers and the three-time Eisner-nominated Hollywood tell-all Fortune and Glory. Bendis is author of the hit Marvel comics Ultimate Spider-Man, Daredevil, Alias, and Ultimate Marvel Team-Up.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780785109006
Illustrated by:
Sienkiewicz, Bill
Illustrated by:
Eduardo Risso
Author:
Straczynski, J. Michael
Author:
Jenkins, Paul
Author:
Bendis, Brian Michael
Illustrated by:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Adventure stories
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Superheroes
Subject:
Spider-man (fictitious character)
Subject:
Spider-Man
Subject:
Super Heroes
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st
Edition Description:
Hardcover reprint of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Vol. 2) #
Series:
Best of Spider-Man
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
April 2002
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
10.18 x 6.62 in 2.5 lb

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Best of Spiderman Volume 1
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Product details 336 pages Marvel Entertainment Group - English 9780785109006 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Marvel has found the secret to making good books, and it's really not all that hard: Hire the best talent."
"Review" by , "Great action, suspense, dialogue, characters...everything. This is Spider-Man at his best."
"Review" by , "Straczynski's storytelling (which notably tweaks Spider-Man's origin) adds flourishes of despair and menace more subtle than most comics attempt."
"Synopsis" by , The best-selling Amazing Spider-man stories from J. Michael Stracynski are reprinted in deluxe format, along with other great Spider-man comic stoires of the past year from Tangled Web and Ultimate Marvel Team-up (Punisher.) Plus, behind-the-scene info.
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