Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus - Volume 1

Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus - Volume 1

By Stan Lee (Text by (Art/Photo Books)); Steve Ditko (Illustrator); Jack Kirby (Illustrator)

Marvel Comics, Hardcover, 9780785185659, 1088pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2013

Description
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.


About the Author
Stan Lee is known to millions as the man whose Super Heroes propelled Marvel to its preeminent position in the comic book industry. His co-creations include Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, The Fantastic Four, as well as hundreds of others. He introduced Spider-Man as a syndicated newspaper strip that became the most successful of all syndicated adventure strips and has appeared in more than 500 newspapers worldwide. Stan currently remains Chairman Emeritus of Marvel, as well as a member of the Editorial Board of Marvel Comics. He is also the chairman and chief creative officer of POW! Entertainment, a multimedia entertainment company based in Beverly Hills.

Steve Ditko continues to create comics in his studio in New York City.

Jack Kirby (1917-1994)isone of the unqualified giants in American comic book history.His most famous co-creation, Captain America, is in a major motion picture film franchise from Marvel Studios.