Collects Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #43-55, Annual (1979) #2. Before he would set AMAZING SPIDER-MAN on the path to comics glory, master storyteller Roger Stern did a spectacular job on Spidey's sister title! Producing a run of the wall-crawler's most memorable tales, Stern introduced a host of new and compelling characters - including the gangster Belladonna and a new love interest for Aunt May, Nathan Lubensky - and reinvigorated the Prowler and White Tiger. But don't worry, Stern left room to spare for iconic enemies! The Vulture returns - and he's brought his evil nephew Malachi with him! And another veteran of the Sinister Six, Mysterio, is up to no good, in league with a gang of Spider-Man's oldest villains! This Masterworks volume also includes a double-sized showdown with the man called Rapier!