As you might know, Amazing Fantasy #15 — the first appearance of Spider-Man — is dated August 1962, which makes this month the 50th anniversary of the one and only wall crawler! And Marvel has been celebrating the half-century mark in style with several special releases. You might have already seen Point One titles like: Peter Parker Spider-Man #156.1, Sensational Spider-Man #33.1 and 33.2, and Web of Spider-Man #129.1! And if you didn’t see them, come on by the store!
This week sees what it arguably the biggest of the anniversary issues in Amazing Spider-Man #692! Much has been reported about this one over the last couple of days, mainly that it’s the 50th anniversay of Spider-Man and it’s a big freakin’ deal! But also, it’s been reported that Spidey gets himself a sidekick in this issue! Will it make for an interesting update to one of comicdom’s most beloved characters? We’ll have to read it and find out!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #692
Written by Dan Slott
Art by Humberto Ramos
Special 50TH Anniversary Issue! Join us for a once in a lifetime event: the one, true 50th Anniversary Issue of the Amazing Spider-Man. A special over-sized issue harkening back to the legend the legend that started it all! Get ready for an all-new tale about a different kind of power and responsibility… Plus original stories by Dean Haspiel, Joshua Hale Fialkov & Nuno Plati!
Marvel Comics’ Amazing Spider-Man #692 comes out this Wednesday!