From his debut in August 1962's "Amazing Fantasy No. 15", Peter Parker - better known as the Amazing Spider-Man - has thrilled audiences worldwide in comics, movies, cartoons and much more! This spectacular, full-colour book charts the career of Spider-Man from his four-colour-comics days to his big-budget blockbuster present, taking in every aspect of the phenomenon, including interviews with key comics writers and artists, rare images of merchandise and unseen artwork from the cartoons and movies! Renowned Spider-Man expert Steve Saffel combines a wealth of arcane knowledge and incredibly rare archive material to create the essential book for every Spider-fan!
Steve Saffel is an acclaimed professional editor and long-standing Spider-Man fan who has worked with many bestselling authors, including David Gemmell and Robert Silverberg. While on staff at Marvel Entertainment, he developed behind-the-scenes magazines that revealed the secrets of the comics and introduced readers to the worlds of film, animation, toys, video games, and much more. He also spearheaded Marvel's promotional efforts in the comic book specialty market.