Amazing Fantasy #1000: Marvel Celebrates Spider-Man’s 60th Anniversary

Sixty years ago, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko introduced the world to Spider-Man in the historic AMAZING FANTASY #15! Over the course of six web-slinging decades, Peter Parker has inspired millions of fans and secured his spot as one of the most iconic fictional characters of all time. To celebrate this milestone anniversary, a lineup of incredible creators from throughout the comics industry will come together next month in AMAZING FANTASY #1000, an outstanding collection of stories that explore the past, present and future of Amazing Spider-Man storytelling and showcase why Spidey is one of the most beloved heroes in history.


Here’s what fans can expect from this landmark issue:

· Neil Gaiman and artist Steve McNiven tell a touching tale about how Spidey inspired a young fan

· Emmy Award-winning creator behind Veep and Avenue 5 Armando Iannucci makes his Marvel Comics debut alongside Ryan Stegman in a story about a strange Spidey conspiracy!

· Dan Slott and superstar artist Jim Cheung team up to explore the enduring love between Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson in a story set in the far future

· Acclaimed artist Michael Cho and novelist Anthony Falcone craft a powerful story that explores the very root of Peter Parker’s heroism

· Ho Che Anderson and Giuseppe Camuncoli deliver thrills and chills in a horror-fueled Spidey adventure that cuts to Peter Parker’s core

· Kurt Busiek, Terry Dodson, and Rachel Dodson introduce a new villainess—the WITCH-QUEEN

· Rainbow Rowell and Olivier Coipel spotlight the average day of Peter Parker’s hectic job as a Daily Bugle photographer

· Jonathan Hickman and Marco Checchetto take readers on an inter-dimensional journey across the Spider-Verse and beyond!

Check out AMAZING FANTASY #1000 when it arrives on August 31

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