Comics Greatest Stories: Spider-Man

For nearly five decades, Spider-Man has been Marvel Comics’ flagship superhero, and one of the all-time comic book icons. Stan Lee and Steve Ditko’s signature creation didn’t reach that plateau overnight, and hundreds of talented writers and artists have done their part to create Spidey’s legend.

With so many comics to draw upon, it can be difficult to find the essential Spider-Man stories. Fortunately, there are several which have already proven to withstand the test of time. For this installment of Comics Greatest Stories, we’re picking the 10 best Spider-Man adventures. These are the comics that are nearly perfect for both new fans and old.

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