The Spider: a commentary is forthcoming
The Spider Volume 1: King of Crooks. 112 pages, £14.99 UK, $19.95 US.
Forget Spider-Man! How about The Spider? From the comics vault comes a classic tale of terror and intrigue introducing The Spider - a villain equipped with an amazingly versatile exoskeleton and a brain to match! The Spider's greatest ambition is to become the king of crime. To achieve this goal, he organises a gang of criminals including such specialists as "Professor" Pelham, a brilliant crooked scientist, and Roy Ordini, ace safecracker, and embarks on his career of crime! Written by Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel, this gorgeous hardback features a new cover by Garry Leach and exclusive bonus material on the history of the character.
The Spider. Story by Ted Cowan, art by Reg Bunn. Originally published in Lion June 26 1965 to Sept, 4 1965.
The Return of the Spider. Story by Ted Cowan, art by Reg Bunn. Originally published in Lion Sept. 11 1965 to Jan. 1 1966.
The Spider v. Dr. Mysterioso. Story by Jerry Siegel, art by Reg Bunn. Originally published in Lion Jan. 8 1966 to March 26 1966.
The Spider v. the Red Baron. Writer unknown, art by Reg Bunn. Originally published im Lion 1969 Annual, Sept. 1968.
Foreword by Andrew Sumner
"Meet... the Spider," essay by Steve Holland
Complete story checklist.
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