Spider-Man: No Way Home – Read The Best Spidey Stories Now!

By Matthew Klein | December 14 2021 | Graphic Novels

 

This weekend the web-slinger returns to the silver screen in Spider-Man: No Way Home. As Peter Parker is set to do battle with a myriad of villains across multiple universes, we wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the best Spidey stories you can dive into right now!

Start from the beginning with the wall-crawler’s origin, explore tales devoted to his most dangerous enemies, or explore the vast reaches of the Marvel Universe in these terrific tales. Here’s a list of the classics and the current must-reads with options for the Spider-Man fan of any age.

 

 

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN BY NICK SPENCER VOL. 1: BACK TO BASICS
9781302912314
Collects Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #1-5 and material from Free Comic Book Day 2018 (Amazing Spider-Man). It's a new beginning for the Amazing Spider-Man! Peter Parker's life is turned upside down when a revelation from the past puts his job, relationships and whole life in jeopardy! And as if that's not enough, Spidey must deal with an alien invasion (with a mysterious twist), a new roommate (who's secretly the villainous Boomerang), new wrinkles in his love life - and a dangerous new enemy! But are you ready for…Peter Parker vs. Spider-Man? Someone out there is impersonating Peter…but why? Be here as Nick Spencer and Ryan Ottley kick off a brand new era in Spider-Man's life!
$15.99 US
Nov 27, 2018
Paperback
152 Pages
Marvel Universe

SPIDER-MAN: MILES MORALES VOL. 1
978-0-7851-9961-8
Miles Morales is hitting the big time! Not only is he joining the Marvel Universe, but he's also a card-carrying Avenger, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Iron Man, Thor and Captain America! And he'll soon be a media sensation in this All-New, All-Different New York! One thing's the same, though: non-stop action! Like when Earth's Mightiest heroes all fall, and Miles stands alone against a villain with the power to destroy the universe. Or when the Black Cat tries to get her claws in this new Spider-Man. Or when a new mutant threatens to grab the spotlight! And don't forget Miles' toughest foe yet: his grandmother! But his grades might be the ultimate challenge - maybe a study session (date?) with Ms. Marvel would help? Welcome to the neighborhood, Spider-Man - hope it's friendly! Collecting SPIDER-MAN (2016) #1-5.
$15.99 US
Sep 06, 2016
Paperback
112 Pages
Marvel Universe

SPIDER-MAN BY TODD MCFARLANE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
9781302923730
Collects Spider-Man (1990) #1-14, 16; X-Force (1991) #4. The book that transformed comics! Todd McFarlane became a superstar illustrating AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, but he changed the industry forever with his next project: the ""adjectiveless"" SPIDER-MAN! Taking on both writing and art duties, McFarlane ushered Peter Parker into a gritty new era - and it began with ""Torment""! When the Big Apple's streets run red with blood, the web-slinger heads into the sewers to stop the Lizard's homicidal rampage. But what is driving his old friend and foe? Plus: Ghost Rider lends a bony hand when the deranged Hobgoblin returns, the wall-crawler finds himself at the center of a clash of claws between Wolverine and Wendigo and Pete goes back in black to face Morbius the Living Vampire! And in the ultimate nineties team-up, Spidey joins X-Force to battle the unstoppable Juggernaut!
$39.99 US
Mar 09, 2021
Paperback
440 Pages
Marvel Universe

W.E.B. OF SPIDER-MAN
9781302923068
Peter Parker. Spider-Man. Scientist. Troublemaker? Thanks to none other than Tony Stark, a new scientific research station for the teenage heroes of the Marvel Universe has just been completed — and Spider-Man just got an invitation to join! Working alongside some of your favorite faces from the MU, inventing and studying a whole bunch of awesome new gadgets, and with Iron Man keeping an eye on the Worldwide Engineering Brigade, surely everything’s going to go great, right? Either way, thanks to his newfound friends Spider-Man is about to take his great power and great responsibility across the globe. Unfortunately, where the wallcrawler goes, chaos usually follows! And Spidey and the W.E.B. are about to run right into a big, green and angry example of chaos personified! Collecting W.E.B. OF SPIDER-MAN (2021) #1-5.
$13.99 US
Nov 23, 2021
Paperback
112 Pages
Outreach/New Reader
Age 10-14 years

MIGHTY MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL. 1 - WITH GREAT POWER...
9781302929770
Collects Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #1-10, material from Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15. The stories that built the Marvel Universe, from the brilliant minds of legendary creators - now available in a new lineof Mighty Marvel Masterworks! The stories that built the Marvel Universe, from the brilliant minds of legendary creators - now available in an accessible new format the whole family can enjoy! When young Peter Parker gains remarkable abilities from a radioactive spider, he must step up and try to become a hero - while also dealing with the fantastic pressures of an everyday teenager! For with great power, there must also come great responsibility! Enjoy these stories of spectacular web-slinging adventure from Spidey's very beginning - including the tragic origin that started it all; the first appearances of the Daily Bugle, J. Jonah Jameson, Doctor Octopus, the Sandman, the Vulture and Electro and guest-star nods from the Fantastic Four and Human Torch! Relive the foundation of every amazing arachnid adventure that followed!
$15.99 US
Jun 08, 2021
Paperback
256 Pages
Outreach/New Reader
Age 10-14 years

SPIDER-MAN: KRAVEN'S LAST HUNT
978-0-7851-3450-3
$14.99 US
Mar 20, 2012
Paperback
168 Pages
Marvel Universe

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: EDGE OF SPIDER-VERSE
978-0-7851-9728-7
Collects Edge of Spider-Verse #1-5. Peer over the edge of the Spider-Verse, at five different realities - and five daringly different spiders! Spider-Man Noir returns, as the Peter Parker of the 1930s finds himself up against Mysterio and knee-deep in the biggest Spider-Man event of all! What is the secret of Dr. Aaron Aikman, the Spider-Man? Who are the villainous Red Eye and Naahmurah, and can Aaron live through Morlun's arrival? In a universe where the story you know becomes as horrific as possible, a radioactive spider bites a high-school nerd who is already something of a monster. Then, what or who is the incredible SP//dr? And finally, the breakout character of Spider-Verse makes her exciting debut - in a world where the radioactive spider bit Gwen Stacy!
$15.99 US
Apr 28, 2015
Paperback
112 Pages
Marvel Universe

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN BY BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS VOL. 1
978-0-7851-5713-7
The year's most talked about story! Miles Morales IS the new Spider-Man! What's the secret behind his powers, and how will he master them? What new and familiar enemies will rise to challenge this all-new Spider-Man? And will Miles live up to Peter Parker's legacy?COLLECTING: ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN 1-5
$19.99 US
Aug 14, 2012
Paperback
136 Pages
Ultimate Universe

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN EPIC COLLECTION: SPIDER-MAN NO MORE
9781302932497
John Romita Sr. joins Stan Lee, elevating Spidey’s adventures to new heights — beginning with a Green Goblin epic that establishes him as Spider-Man’s most dangerous enemy! And then the Rhino, a bulldozer on two legs, threatens to make Spidey an endangered species. The action keeps pumping with Spidey’s first meeting with the Avengers, the Shocker, the return of the Lizard, Kraven the Hunter, an all-new Vulture and the first appearance of the Kingpin! But the true heart of the story is young Peter Parker finding his way in the world. He gains 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 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #39-52, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL (1964) #3-4 and material from NOT BRAND ECHH #2.
$39.99 US
Dec 28, 2021
Paperback
400 Pages
Marvel Universe

VENOM BY DONNY CATES VOL. 1: REX
9781302913069
Collects Venom (2018) #1-6. An ancient and primordial evil has been awakened beneath the streets of New York. With it, something equally evil has been awakened in that most wicked of web-slingers: Venom! The symbiote may still be a Lethal Protector of innocents in New York, but this never-before-seen threat could possibly force Venom to relinquish everything it holds dear - including its human host, Eddie Brock! As Eddie and Venom summon the strength to defend New York against the most powerful foe they've ever faced, there's one more thing standing in their way: Miles Morales, Spider-Man! Two of the hottest creators in comics today, Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman, join forces to deliver a Venom adventure a thousand years in the making!
$17.99 US
Nov 20, 2018
Paperback
144 Pages
Marvel Universe