John Romita joins Stan Lee, elevating Spidey's adventures to new heights,beginning with a Green Goblin epic that establishes him as Spider-Man's mostdangerous enemy! Then, the Rhino, a bulldozer on two legs, threatens to makeSpidey an endangered species. The action keeps pumping with Spidey's firstmeeting with the Avengers, the Shocker, the return of the Lizard, Kraven theHunter, an all-new Vulture and the first appearance of the Kingpin! But the trueheart of the story is in young Peter Parker finding his way in the world. He finds new independence as he gets his own pad with Harry Osborn, courts Gwen Stacy and, in comics' most unforgettable entrance, meets Miss Mary Jane Watson. COLLECTING: VOL. 3: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) 39-52, ANNUAL (1964) 3-4; MATERIAL FROM NOT BRAND ECHH (1967) 2
About the Author
Stan Lee was the former head writer, editorial and art director, publisher, and chairman of Marvel Comics, where he created or co-created enduring characters including Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four and many others. As the defining editorial voice for Marvel he introduced a generation to a new, more humanized approach to superheroes.