The Penguin Classics Marvel Collection presents the origin stories, seminal tales, and characters of the Marvel Universe to explore Marvel's transformative and timeless influence on an entire genre of fantasy.
 
A Penguin Classics Marvel Collection Edition
 
Collects "Spider-Man!" from Amazing Fantasy #15 (1962); The Amazing Spider-Man #1-4, #9, #10, #13, #14, #17-19 (1963-1964); "Goodbye to Linda Brown" from Strange Tales #97 (1962); "How Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Create Spider-Man!" from The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 (1964). It is impossible to imagine American popular culture without Marvel Comics. For decades, Marvel has published groundbreaking visual narratives that sustain attention on multiple levels: as metaphors for the experience of difference and otherness; as meditations on the fluid nature of identity; and as high-water marks in the artistic tradition of American cartooning, to name a few.
 
This anthology contains twelve key stories from the first two years of Spider-Man's publication history (from 1962 to 1964). These influential adventures not only transformed the super hero fantasy into an allegory for the pain of adolescence but also brought a new ethical complexity to the genre - by insisting that with great power there must also come great responsibility.
 
A foreword by Jason Reynolds and scholarly introductions and apparatus by Ben Saunders offer further insight into the enduring significance of The Amazing Spider-Man and classic Marvel comics.
 
The Penguin Classics black spine paperback features full-color art throughout.

Author - Stan Lee and Steve Ditko
Number of Pages - 384
Format - Trade Pbk
Publisher - Penguin Adult HC/TR
Published - 2022-06-14

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  • ID: F4DB993C
  • UPC: 9780143135739
  • Brand: Penguin Books
  • MFR Number: 3135739
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  • Language: English

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  • Item Length: 9.85 inches
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The Amazing Spider-Man - English Edition

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