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In 1962, comic book writer Stan Lee created the action hero Spider-Man for Marvel Comics. Spider-Man began starring in his own newspaper strip and soon became one of the most successful newspaper comics. Spider-Man has appeared in more than 500 newspapers worldwide, making it the longest running of all Super Hero strips. In 1967, the first Spider-Man series ran on TV and continued to be a favorite tv show until 1998.

The release of the new movie Spider-Man 2 has our spidey senses tingling! We've put together a collection of books solely dedicated to the action hero Spider-Man.


Peter David

It begins with an orphan named Peter Parker, raised by his beloved Aunt May and Uncle Ben in Queens. A quiet student, he works diligently at his studies and pines for the beautiful Mary Jane Watson. But this ordinary teenage boy is about to have his life turned upside, when he is bitten by a genetically altered spider. suddenly, he finds himself in possession of spectacular powers. He is now and forever Spider-Man!
All Editions: £1.00 - £12.66


Spider-Man: The Venom FactorSpider-Man: The Venom Factor
Diane Duane

In a Manhattan warehouse, an innocent man has been murdered during a mysterious crime. Evidence points to the involvement of Venom - the alien symbiote who is obsessed with Spider-Man's destruction. Yet Venom has always safeguarded innocent lives. Has Venom gone completely around the bend, or is there another suspect? Spider-Man thinks there is more to the crime than meets the eye.
All Editions: £1.00 - £511.66


Spider-Man: The Adventures of Spider-ManSpider-Man: The Adventures of Spider-Man
Michael Teitelbaum

When a genetically enhanced spider escapes from a laboratory cage and bites Peter Parker, his normal teenaged life is transformed. Suddenly, Manhattan has its own superhero — one that can climb walls, soar through the air, and shoot spider-webbing from his hands! But danger lurks in the streets of the city — the Green Goblin wants to take over the world, starting with New York City! Can Spider-Man keep the city safe? Or will the Green Goblin squash him like a bug?
All Editions: £1.00 - £7.00


Spider-Man: Goblin MoonSpider-Man: Goblin Moon
Kurt Busiek

The Rat Pack - a paramilitary organization of thieves - is on a city-wide crime spree that no one, not even Spider-Man, seems to be able to stop. In fiery speeches and newspaper editorials, millionaire businessman and Daily Bugle co-owner Norman Osborn issues a blistering series of demands for action to stop this threat to the safety of New York citizens.
All Editions: £1.43 - £13.46

Spider-Man 2Spider-Man 2
Peter David

Two years have passed, and Peter Parker struggles to cope with the demands of life as a college student, a Daily Bugle photographer, and a crime-fighting superhero. But it hasn't gotten any easier. Condemned by the press, tormented by secrets he can never reveal, forced to give up the girl of his dreams--at times the lonely burden of Spider-Man seems almost too great to bear . . . and the temptation to give up grows stronger by the hour.
All Editions: £3.01 - £9.69

Spider-Man: Wanted Dead or AliveSpider-Man: Wanted Dead or Alive
Craig Shaw Gardner

Attempting to stop a bank robbery on a crowded New York street, the amazing Spider-Man finds himself blamed for the accidental shooting of an innocent bystander. The newspapers have a field day with the incident, which makes the web-slinger the perfect target for mayoral candidate Brian Timilty. However, Timilty is secretly the pawn of Tyler Stewart, a wealthy businessman seeking to take over New York's crime syndicates.
All Editions: £1.00 - £15.05


Marvel: Five Fabulous Decades of the World's Greatest ComicsMarvel: Five Fabulous Decades of the World's Greatest Comics
Les Daniels

Marvel Comics - full of cosmic battles and complex psychology - are the best-selling comics in America today. For generations, Marvel's moody heroes have captured the imagination of readers with their daring feats and iconoclastic wit. Relive the Marvel Magic in this lively history of the company and its heros - both imaginary and real.
All Editions: £4.04 - £269.29


Spider-Man: The Ultimate Guide
Tom DeFalco

Ever since he was bitten by a radioactive spider and transformed into the amazing Spider-Man, Peter Parker has been astounding comic-book fans with his breathtaking acrobatics, as well as his battles against a host of villains, such as the Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, the Rhino, and Venom. Spider-Man: The Ultimate Guide brings you everything you ever wanted to know about the wall-crawler, including the thrilling events and personalities that have shaped the life of one of the world's best-known comic-book characters.
All Editions: £2.76 - £23.08