First Look: February 2008 Spider-Man Comics & Collections



Looking for love with February's Spidey books? Ya ain't gonna find it, sucka! Instead, you'll get a trio of "Brand New Day" issues, another shot of Ultimate Spidey's Amazing Friends and much more! Check it out! AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #549 Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM Pencils & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA Variant Cover by DAVID FINCH Saddle-up Spider–fans as the thrillingly thrice-monthly adventures continue! In this issue, meet the villain from the fifth Spider-Man movie today! Marc (Wolverine, Blade) Guggenheim and Salvador (newuniversal, Uncanny X-Men) Larroca bring you the next great Spidey Villain... MENACE! But that's not all! The mysterious JACKPOT makes her "Brand New Day-Debut!" Plus the mystery of the Spider-Tracer Killer deepens. Not nearly 'Nuff said! 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #550-551 Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM Pencils & Cover by SALVADOR LARROCA Jackpot! Spidey vs. the Police! Menace! Triumphs, twists, turns and tragedy pack these two issues by Marc Guggenheim and Salvador Larrocca. And would you believe...Spider-Man sued? (Hey, that's what we get for having a former lawyer write these things...) 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #17 Written by TOM DEFALCO Pencils & Cover by RON FRENZ Caught in the middle of a war between the Black Tarantula and the Hobgoblin, Spider-Girl learns that there's a new Crimelord in town who claims to possess the secret files of Wilson Fisk, the former Kingpin of Crime. 32 PGS./Rated A…$2.99 SPIDER-MAN FAMILY #7 Written by TODD DEZAGO & MARK WAID Art & Cover by KARL KESEL The Looter! This guy found a meteorite that gave him enhanced speed and strength, and the misconception that he's a genius (he's actually dumber than dirt). So WHY is he such a pain to Spidey and the FF??? Well, obviously it…oh, wait. I can't tell you why. Read and find out! This special issue is brought to you by Mr. Kesel, DeZago and Waid, who take you on an adventure that spans their buddy Mike Wieringo's favorite places in the Marvel U! We miss ya, Mike! Also featuring classic tales and Spider-Man J! 104 PGS./Rated A…$4.99 SPIDER-MAN: WITH GREAT POWER... #2 (of 5) Written by DAVID LAPHAM Art & Cover by TONY HARRIS As Stan Lee wrote in the pages of AMAZING FANTASY #15 "Now anybody with the intelligence of a seven year old knows that if a man appeared on TV who seemed to be more spider than human, he'd be an overnight sensation!" For the first time, we peel back the curtain to see what Peter Parker's life was like after the bite but before the tragic death of his Uncle Ben. Professional wrestling, cars, girls, fame, money…ladies and gentlemen, meet Peter Parker, the wallflower bitten by a radioactive spider and given great power! 32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Rated A…$3.99 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #119 Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by STUART IMMONEN Wolverine is in the pages of ULTIMATES 3 so why can't Magneto be here? One of Peter's friends at Midtown High had a secret: they're a mutant! But now the secret is out, and it's all that Spider-Man can do to keep the entire school from totally freaking out! And just to knock the situation into even more of a panic, here comes the most malevolent mutant of all: Magneto, Master of Magnetism! 32 PGS./Rated A…$2.99 SPIDER-MAN: BACK IN BLACK TPB Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI & PETER DAVID Penciled by RON GARNEY & TODD NAUCK Cover by ANGEL MEDINA The Civil War has ended: One side has won, another has lost, and all the rules have changed. With Spider-Man's identity revealed to the world, he has exposed himself to the treachery of his oldest enemies. Peter Parker's life has been turned upside down – and along with it, the lives of his dearest friends and family members. As this nightmare spins a treacherous web from which he cannot escape, Spider-Man embraces the darkness and finds he must make a stand – maybe his LAST stand – against some of his fiercest foes, including the Sandman, the mysterious "Other" and the deadly Kingpin. Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #539-543, and FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #17-23 and ANNUAL #1. 336 PGS./Rated A …$24.99 ISBN: 978-0-7851-2996-7 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 19: DEATH OF A GOBLIN TPB Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by MARK BAGLEY& STUART IMMONEN Cover by STUART IMMONEN The artistic baton is passed from longtime penciler Mark Bagley to stunning new ongoing artist Stuart Immonen, of ULTIMATE X-MEN and ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR fame! Peter and his Aunt May have perhaps the most important conversation of Peter's life. It's a gut-wrenching, emotional roller coaster you'll never forget. And Spider-Man is on the call when there is a huge explosion in the side of the Triskelion — the side housing superhuman criminals. From the acrid smoke emerges a man seething with vengeance — a man who wants Peter Parker dead! That man is Norman Osborn, the Green Goblin! And for the web-spinner, things are about to get out of control. Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #112-117. 144 PGS./Rated A …$14.99 ISBN: 978-0-7851-2137-4 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 9 HC Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Penciled by MARK BAGLEY Cover by MARK BAGLEY This deluxe hardcover collects ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 17: CLONE SAGA and ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL. 18: ULTIMATE KNIGHTS, plus extras. In CLONE SAGA, Spider-Man comes face-to-face with the most unexpected foe of all: Peter Parker! But Peter Parker is Spider-Man…isn't he? Who's who becomes a dangerous guessing game as a sinister series of clones turns Peter's life upside-down and forces Spider-Man into a devastating confrontation with one of his oldest foes. Guest-starring the Fantastic Four, Nick Fury, the Ultimates, the X-Men and the all-new, all-different Spider-Woman! And in ULTIMATE KNIGHTS, Daredevil attempts to enlist Spider-Man in a crusade to bring down the Kingpin – permanently. But with his Aunt's life hanging by a thread, and his serious girl problems with MJ and Kitty Pryde, crimebusting may be the last thing on young Mr. Parker's mind. Collecting ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #97-111. 400 PGS./Rated A …$39.99 ISBN: 978-0-7851-3081-9

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