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First Look: August 2008 Spider-Man Comics

Venom! Anti-Venom! Green Goblin! Oh, and Spider-Man!



How ya gonna escape this summer's brutal August heat? With these exceptionally cool Spidey comics!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #567 Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM Pencils & Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ With Spider-Man in her grasp, the Brand New is close to the greatest victory of all – the unmasking and death of Spider-Man. Can DAREDEVIL rescue him in time? Ummm…doesn't look that way, does it? Also, Vin Gonzales's life is on the line – can his roommate Peter Parker beat the odds? Marc Guggenheim and Phil Jimenez bring you the pulse-pounding conclusion to the introduction of the New (but really, look at the cover, Spidey-Fan – can't ya figure out who she is?!) 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #568 Written by DAN SLOTT & MARK WAID Penciled by JOHN ROMITA JR. & ADI GRANOV 50/50 Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. 50/50 Cover by ALEX ROSS Variant Cover by JOHN ROMITA SR. "NEW WAYS TO DIE!" JOHN ROMITA JR. returns to AMAZING SPIDER-MAN! Get ready for the six part Spidey Summer Blockbuster: NEW WAYS TO DIE. In the double-sized part one, THE THUNDERBOLTS are coming to New York to take down Spider-Man! And Spidey's Brand New Day will be changed forever. Plus, Mark Waid and Adi Granov bring you up to date with Original Venom, Eddie Brock! 48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #569 Written by DAN SLOTT Pencils & Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. "NEW WAYS TO DIE!" SPIDEY'S a villain? NORMAN OSBORN'S a hero? What kind of crazy, mixed-up world is this? Next thing you'll tell us is that black is white and white is black…Or maybe that has something to do with VENOM, MISTER NEGATIVE, and the birth of an all-new Spider Villain! Or would that be an all-new Spider-Hero? Either way, True Believer, this is a 1st appearance you do NOT want to miss! 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN FAMILY #1 Written by MARC DEMATTEIS & TOM DEFALCO Penciled by ALEX CAl & RON FRENZ Cover by ADI GRANOV Heads' up, Web-Slingers! Not getting nearly enough bang for your Brand New Buck with Thrice Monthly Spider-Man? Well, get ready to have your Spider-Senses overloaded with the Brand New Amazing Spider-Man Family! Check in here for slices of life from Spidey and the rest of the Brand New Day Cast. We all know Spider-Man's origin – but what happened the day after Uncle Ben died? Find out as J.M. De Matteis and Spanish Sensation Alex Cal bring you SPIDER-MAN: 48 HOURS! Also, the Amazing Spider-Girl team of Tom DeFalco, Ron Frenz and Sal Buscema show us life before MayDay became Spider-Girl with MR. AND MRS. SPIDER-MAN! Also, check out AUNT MAY, AGENT OF F.E.A.S.T. and a flashback to the birth of Spidey's New Ways To Die nemesis, VENOM! 104 PGS./Rated A …$4.99 VENOM: DARK ORIGIN #1 (of 5) Written by ZEB WELLS Pencils & Cover by ANGEL MEDINA On the unlikely day when an embittered, washed-up journalist met a spurned symbiotic organism from an alien planet, one of Spider-Man's greatest enemies was born – a force of evil and vengeance like no other in the Marvel Universe – VENOM! But is it as simple as that? Discover the true, twisted roots that gave rise to a lifetime of malevolence for Eddie Brock…AND the symbiote! Writer Zeb Wells (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and artist Angel Medina (SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN) shed a little light on one of Marvel's darkest monsters! 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99 KING-SIZE SPIDER-MAN SUMMER SPECIAL Written by KEITH GIFFEN & PAUL TOBIN Art by RICK BURCHETT & COLLEEN COOVER Cover by SALVA ESPIN August is still summer, right? Yeah? COOL! Then we're hittin' ya up with two ALL-NEW Spidey stories from times when he wasn't Secretly Invading or Branding New Days. First, Spidey teams up with Falcon to handle an outbreak of futuristic weaponry showing up in Harlem, and then MARY JANE takes center stage as she teams up with She-Hulk, Hellcat, Marvel Girl and some other lovely ladies to take on The Enchantress, in this one-shot! 48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99 SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE #1 (of 5) Written by TERRY MOORE Penciled by CRAIG ROUSSEAU Cover by TERRY MOORE At long, long, long, looooooooooooooooong last, SHE'S BACK! Mary Jane Watson, in her very own adventures! Superstar writer Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise, upcoming RUNAWAYS) supplies story (and covers!) and artist Craig Rousseau (The Perhapanauts) brings his best for this all-new mini.It's the beginning of a new high school year. MJ finally feels like she's got her life in order. Good friends, good classes, good relationship with a certain Wall-Crawler…but is there someone behind the scenes that's got it in for our rambunctious redhead? 32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99 AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #23 Written by TOM DEFALCO Pencils & Cover by RON FRENZ "A Brand New MAY!" Part 3 of 5 "Did someone say CLONES?!?" As Peter demands answers from Kaine about the brand new May, Spider-Girl learns that Humanity First has targeted both Davida and Sara for death and she can only save one. Part 4 of 5. 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 SPIDER-MAN MAGAZINE #2 Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN It's Spider-Man from cover to cover in the second senses-shattering edition of the Wall-Crawler's very own ongoing magazine! In addition to full-length comic-book stories, this issue features puzzles and games, pinups, a letters page, and a pull-out poster! 96 PGS./All Ages …$6.99
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