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Spider-Man: The Ultimate Guide

DeFalco, Tom

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ISBN 10: 078947946X / ISBN 13: 9780789479464
Published by Dorling Kindersley, New York, 2001
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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First American edition, 2001, stated; first printing, full number line. Signed by the author on the title page: "Happy wall-crawling! / Tom DeFalco," with a face of some sorts drawn beneath. The book is unmarked; spine slant; corners sharp, spine ends bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $19.95 on back flap); chipped at head of spine, and some edgewear; Brodart protected. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007824

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Title: Spider-Man: The Ultimate Guide

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley, New York

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Never-before-seen artwork, behind-the-scenes facts, and a special foreword by Stan Lee, the inventor of Spider-Man are included in a tell-all guide for true Spider-Man fans.


Unless Peter Parker decides to pen his own autobiography someday, you're not going to find a better guide than this to the life and times of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. From that fateful radioactive bite in the science hall up to Spidey 2099, DK's Ultimate Guide recounts all the career milestones--major and minor--of Stan Lee's web-slinging wall-crawler. Organized and authored by Tom DeFalco, former Marvel editor in chief and the series' bestselling author, this guide pulls together the storyline's many twists and turns (chronologically, by decade) and devotes big spreads to nearly every noteworthy ally, friend, and villain (with one curious omission in the Shocker). Special sections cover episodes like the alien costume, the regrettable clone saga, and the wedding to Mary Jane, while panel after panel of original art (over 600 images in all) flesh out the action (a particular treat with the corny old dialogue and art).

DeFalco makes some small missteps--inevitable in any fan-boy project--and certainly The Ultimate Guide will feel dated as the series evolves, but as a comprehensive guide, it just doesn't get any better. Throw in a foreword by the inimitable Stan Lee, and you've got a book that would make even Peter Parker proud. --Paul Hughes

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