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Spider-Man: A History and Celebration of the Web-Slinger, Decade by Decade

    My Spidey senses are tingling with anticipation. Spider-Man is celebrating 60 years since he was created by Stan Lee and Steve Diko in 1961. Look out for A History and Celebration of the Web-Slinger, Decade by Decade by Matthew K. Manning, Robert Greenberger, Peter A. David. This promises to be one great book about your favorite friendly neighborhood web-slinger.

    From the comic page to the big screen and beyond, Spider-Man has thrilled fans for generations. Since swinging onto the scene in 1961, in the pages of AMAZING FANTASY #15 by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, the world’s most famous wall-crawler has captivated the world, starring in millions of comics, over twenty different films and animated series, numerous blockbuster video games, and one Broadway show, as well as appearances in countless other mediums.

    In celebration of his illustrious and expansive history, Spider-Man: A History and Celebration of the Web-Slinger, Decade by Decade is a comprehensive collection of exciting art and expert commentary that brings Spidey’s backstory out of the archive and into the arms of fans worldwide. Organized by decade, you will:

    • Relive the origin and adaptations of Spider-Man, along with his friends and enemies, through comic books, films, TV shows, toys, and more
    • Spark your memory with “remember when?” moments (the Spider-Mobile, anyone?)
    • Recall the most interesting and shocking plot points of the comic
    • Meet the creators who worked on Spider-Man’s adventures throughout the years

    Publication date: October 4, 2022, everywhere books are sold.

    Illustrated with images from the comics, movies, and other Spider-Man–related items, this collection is a must-have for any fan of the web-slinger.

    About the Authors

    Matthew K. Manning is the author of over fifty books and dozens of comic books, ranging from history books about Batman and Wolverine to comics starring Wonder Woman and Spider-Man. His recent Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures comic book series was nominated for Comic of the Year by the Diamond Gem Awards. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina. Visit him online at

    Robert Greenberger has long worked in the pop-culture field, including tenures at Starlog Press, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, and Weekly World News. His works include The Essential Batman Encyclopedia, Spider-Man Vault (co-written with Peter David), and Stan Lee’s How to Write Comics (co-written with Stan Lee). He has over a dozen Star Trek books to his credit, in addition to editing the comic book adaptations for eight years. For more information, see his website,

    Peter A. David is a prolific author whose career, and continued popularity spans nearly two decades. He has worked in every conceivable media: Television, film, books (fiction, non-fiction and audio), short stories, and comic books, and acquired followings in all of them. Peter authored the original printing of The Spider-Man Vault.

    Tony M.