When it comes to superheroes, there are few more iconic than our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man.
as the hero swings towards his 60th anniversary, the wall-crawler is
still a smash hit, both on the page and on the big screen. It seems that
Peter Parker isn't planning on going anywhere, despite a few attempts
to kill him off.
one of Stan Lee's favourite creations, Marvel have always been careful
when it comes to who they invite to draw Spidey. Out of the thousands of
comic book artists out there, only the best of the best are given the honour.
When it comes to the artists themselves, they know how important it is to get the character right, especially
when it came to the front cover. Spider-Man can make or break your
career, so you'll often find that an artist's best work is always when
they're drawing Spider-Man.
task of picking the greatest covers in Spidey history was hardly a walk
in the park. The hundreds of issues turn into thousands when you take
variant covers into consideration. So, for the sake of this article,
we're looking at original covers only.