Celebrate Spider-Man’s 60th With ‘Amazing Fantasy’ #1000 And Comics Legends

by Tony Thornley

In 2022, the Amazing Spider-Man celebrates a massive anniversary. For that 60th, Marvel is celebrating by assembling a massive contingent of creative superstars and putting them together in Amazing Fantasy #1000.

In 1962, Stan Lee & Steve Ditko created the most popular superhero in history. Now 60 years later, Marvel celebrates Spider-Man with the massive one-shot celebration of all things arachnid. Arriving on August 31, the one-shot is full of killer creators, and celebrates everything about Spidey.

The landmark issue features: 

·       Visionary writer 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!

·       Spider-Man mastermind 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 Spidey 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 interior art from the issue and be sure to pick Amazing Fantasy #1000 on August 31st!

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