FIRST LOOK: January 2009 Spider-Man Comics

Kick off the new year with a fresh dose of your Friendly-Neighborhood Spider-Man!



See what's in store for the wallcrawler as he begins his dating life anew and faces off against the Molten Man!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #582 Written by DAN SLOTT Pencils & Cover by MIKE MCKONE "Mind on Fire" Part 2 of 2 The Molten Man's powers are out of control, setting the world ablaze around him, and destroying his own body and mind within. This is it, his final and brightest burn. And all he cares about is taking Harry Osborn with him! Can Spider-Man pull his best friend's fat out of this fire? And, with what Harry's been up to, should he? All this plus: a secret surprise from Liz Allan, and a major Spider-Mystery is finally solved. 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #583 Written by MARK WAID Pencils by BARRY KITSON Cover by JOHN ROMITA SR. YOU ASKED FOR IT, YOU GOT IT! PETER PARKER ON A DATE! After the revelations of "Mind on Fire", love is in the air for more than one member of the cast and Pete finally gets some time out with the ladies. (and who better to bring it to you than two men who both had dates as recently as 1987!) Amidst the romance though, forces are gathering that will spell trouble for Peter in the months to come. 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #584 Written by Marc Guggenheim Pencils & Cover by John Romita Jr. CHARACTER ASSASSINATION BEGINS! The climax to the last year's worth of Spider-man stories starts with a bang as questions are answered and Spidey's new world is rocked to its core. Who's the person terrorizing people as Menace? Who's behind the Spider-Tracer Killings? Who's going to be the Mayor of New York City? After more than 365 (Brand New) Days, Marc Guggenheim and John Romita Jr. have all the answers in the first chapter of "Character Assassination" -- a story over a year in the making! 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: EXTRA! #2 Written by DAN SLOTT, ZEB WELLS & PHIL JIMENEZ Pencils by PHIL JIMENEZ, PAOLO RIVERA & MORE Cover by STEPHANE ROUX Even with three issues a month, there's plenty of Spidey's world left to explore. Amazing Spider-Man Extra! is back to make sure you don't miss a beat with three important stories that will affect Spidey's life in the month's to come. Out of the pages of NEW WAYS TO DIE comes ANTI-VENOM in his first solo adventure by Dan Slott! When ANTI-VENOM tries to take down a black market drug ring, he comes face-to-face with MR. NEGATIVE…the man who is secretly Eddie Brock's greatest friend. And maybe things aren't as black and white as they seem. Also, more on the mysterious new teenage villain KRAVEN by Phil Jimenez. And finally Spider-Man meets his Avengers teammate Wolverine by Zeb Wells and Paolo Rivera 48 PGS./Rated A …$3.99 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #130 Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Pencils & Cover by STUART IMMONEN THE ULTIMATUM IS HERE!! Aunt May is under arrest, Spider-Man is underwater and the world has gone to hell. Spidey and the gang will never be the same. Do not miss the shocking events that will define this book for months to come! 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 SPIDER-MAN NOIR #2 (of 4) Written by DAVID HINE & FABRICE SAPOLSKY Art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER Variant Cover by DENNIS CALERO With great power, come great responsibility…and a leather overcoat, and a revolver. It's Spider-Man as you've never seen him before! Writers David Hine and Fabrice Sapolsky and artist Carmine Di Giandomenico descend into the seamy, trash-strewn underbelly of Depression-era New York, and soar to the bloated heights of corruption and greed, to tell the unfamiliar story of Peter Parker, a conscientious but powerless young man given the ability to take on the Goblin's mob! Will the crusading photojournalist Ben Urich and the slinky femme fatale Felicia Hardy help him…or stick a knife in his back? 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99 AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #28 Written by TOM DEFALCO Pencils by RON FRENZ & COLLEEN COOVER Cover by RON FRENZ There's a new Green Goblin in town – and his name is PETER PARKER! Spider-Girl faces her biggest challenge yet when she must face off against her own father! Plus, more fun with Mayday's little brother as Tom DeFalco and Colleen Coover (AGE OF SENTRY) bring you LI'L BENJY, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-BABY! 32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99 SPIDER-MAN: FEAR ITSELF #1 Written by STUART MOORE Pencils by JOE SUITOR Cover by MICO SUAYAN The mucky man monster returns to meet the Amazing Spider-Man in a double-sized epic that connects to both Peter Parker's youth and his present-day adventures. In the Florida Everglades, Spider-Man squares off against eight hundred pounds of menace -- the savage, mindless Man-Thing! But after the battle, Spidey finds his own, radiation-altered body chemistry changing radically. To stop his hideous transformation, he'll have to face his own greatest fear! 48 PGS./One-Shot/Rated A …$3.99 SPIDER-MAN: BRAND NEW DAY #4 Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #552 & #553 56 PGS./Rated A …$3.99 Check out the official Marvel Shop for everything Spider-Man!

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