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This oversized hardcover gallery collects iconic original art from The Amazing Spider-Man #39–122, is accompanied by essays from comics editor John Lind, and featured an introduction by Brian Michael Bendis.The Amazing Spider-Man has remained the flagship title for the classic Marvel Comics character Spider-Man for over six decades. Stan Lee and Steve Ditko co-created the character in 1962, and it quickly became a sensation. Then, with The Amazing Spider-Man #39, John Romita Sr. replaced Ditko as the main artist and began an epic run.This oversized Bullpen Books edition focuses on Romita's work on ASM from 1966 to 1973, a run that would dramatically reshape the world of Spider-Man and his alter ego, Peter Parker. With his unmatched skill in dynamic layouts and composition, Romita, working alongside Stan Lee on some of Spider-Man's most enduring storylines and with contributions from a supporting cast of legendary Marvel Bullpen contributor—including Gil Kane, John Buscema, Jim Mooney, and Mike Esposito—would help lead Spider-Man to even greater heights in pop culture.This evolution told through essays, covers, and original artwork-including seven full ASM stories, reproduced from the original art in the Marvel Comics archives-allows readers to engage with and appreciate the legacy of some of The Amazing Spider-Man's most important contributors.Bullpen Books is a new series of art books that honors the work of legendary Marvel Comics characters and creators, starting with The Art of the Amazing Spider-Man in Fall 2024! This oversized hardcover features essays on work by John Romita Sr. and Gil Kane, covers, and original art scans from the Marvel archives.

The Art of the Amazing Spider-Man

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