IDW Adds Spider-Man To Its Reprinted Newspaper Strip Line

IDW's Library of American Comics imprint is adding one Wall-Crawler. The Amazing Spider-Man newspaper strip by Stan Lee, John Romita Sr. and others will be collected in a new deluxe hardcover edition.

Spider-Man

Launched in 1977, the Spider-Man newspaper strip begins with Peter Parker's arachnid alter-ego facing off against the deadly menace of Doctor Doom! Classic Spidey villains, including Kraven the Hunter, Doctor Octopus, Mysterio, and the Kingpin,  make appearances in pulse-pounding tales drawn by master Spider-artist John Romita Sr. and written by none other than Spider-Man co-creator Stan "The Man" Lee! As the series unfolds, the artistic torch was passed to Larry Lieber (Stan's younger brother), Paul RyanAlex Saviuk, and legendary inker "Joltin'"Joe Sinnott. No matter the artistic interpretation on display, The Amazing Spider-Man comic strip features the kind of fast-paced action and genuine human emotion that has made Peter Parker a star in movies, theatre, TV, video games, and the comic books that started it all back in 1962 with Amazing Fantasy #15.

The new book is designed by Dean Mullaney and edited by Bruce CanwellThe Amazing Spider-Man, Volume 1 goes on sale in early 2015.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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