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The Amazing Spider-Man: Web-Slinger, Hero, Icon

Spider-Man: Web-Slinger, Hero, Icon is a dynamic curation of Spider-Man’s seminal comic book stories and related story lines spanning the comic book’s run.

Spider-Man: Web-Slinger, Hero, Icon covers all things Spidey: his character’s first appearance in Amazing Fantasy comic book, before he had his own stand-alone series; his allies, love interests, and archenemies; and his ongoing popularity as a cultural icon.
 
Spider-Man has been one of the most recognizable pop-culture characters of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Americana. Spider-Man: Web-Slinger, Hero, Icon explores the phenomenon of one of Marvel Comics’ most popular super heroes and his appearance in the most memorable and influential comic book stories. Longtime comic-industry insider Rich Johnson examines the character using more than three hundred Spider-Man illustrations, including covers, interior comic art, variant covers, sketch treatments, and Marvel Studios film concept art. Beginning with Spidey’s first appearance in comics in the early 1960s to present-day treatments of the character, Spider-Man: Web-Slinger, Hero, Icon will thrill new and mega comic book fans and Marvel collectors alike.
 
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About The Author

Rich Johnson is a longtime comic book industry mainstay: Johnson spent time as a VP with DC Comics, VP of Lion Forge Comics, has been an Eisner Awards judge, has written for comics website The Beat, and founded and was Co-Publishing Director of manga imprint Yen Press. Johnson also co-edited the critically acclaimed COVID Chronicles: A Comics Anthology, named by The Washington Post one of the best graphic novels of 2021.

 
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  • Publish Date: September 13, 2022
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Comics & Graphic Novels - Superheroes (See Also Fiction - Superheroes)
  • Publisher: Universe
  • Trim Size: 8-1/2 x 11
  • Pages: 224
  • US Price: $50.00
  • CDN Price: $67.50
  • ISBN: 978-0-7893-3779-5

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