It's the stunning conclusion of Otto Octavius' superior saga! Having taken over Peter Parker's body and life, Dr. Octopus is determined to be a bett er Spider-Man than Peter ever was. And if his clashes with Spider-Man 2099, the Black Cat and Blackout are any indicati on, he just might be! But as "Peter" earns his doctorate and starts his own company, dark forces gather. Flash Thompson is back in town, and he's brought the Venom symbiote with him! Both know Spidey very well, so will they sense something off about the Superior Spider-Man? And when the Green Goblin takes control of New York's underworld, Ott o faces his fi nal batt le. The Superior Spider-Man must bring down the Goblin Nati on...even if it means his own defeat and the rebirth of a hero! COLLECTING: SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN 17-31, ANNUAL 1-2
The crew deals with the repercussions of stealing the head of Silvermane! Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber continue Mighty Marvel's Superior Sleeper hit! COLLECTING: SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN 22-26, ANNUAL 1
Dr. Octopus is dying. But in his final days, he has developed technology to repair the ozone layer. He says all he wants is to be remembered forever as the human race's savior, and it seems the world is ready to play along with him and his Sinister Six. But not Spider-Man. Burned countless times in the past by his archnemesis, Spidey's not willing to accept Doc Ock as a selfless benefactor. Unfortunately, that sets him - not Octavius - as Global Enemy No. 1! How can Spider-Man save the day when Doc Ock, the Sinister Six and, indeed, the whole planet, are intent on hunting him down? Guest starring the Avengers, Silver Sable, Big Hero 6, Union Jack and more! COLLECTING: Ends of Earth 1, Amazing Spider -Man 682-687, Avenging Spider -Man 8
A science experiment gone terribly wrong, a killer searching for atonement, a fugitive on the run, a vigilante delivering extreme justice...and a Spider-Man?! When the imperfect clone of Peter Parker, former supervillain Kaine, attempts to start his life over, he relocates to Houston...and promptly stumbles upon an international human trafficking ring! But lacking the moral fiber and heroic constitution of his genetic twin Peter Parker, Kaine must decide between action and apathy and define his own brand of justice in the process as the Scarlet Spider! And finding himself on the wrong side of the merciless Assasins' Guild, will the all-new Scarlet Spider fight to protect the citizens of Houston - or just leave his adoptive city to fend for itself? COLLECTING: Scarlet Spider 1-6, material from Marvel Point One
The end of Spider-Man's world begins, when the dying Doctor Octopus discovers who Peter Parker really is! COLLECTING: Amazing Spider -Man (1963) 698-700
Collects Amazing Spider-Man #1-6.
The so-called Superior Spider-Man has failed. Under his watch, the Green Goblin took control of New York's underworld. This is all Otto Octavius' fault...and now it's his responsibility to take the Goblin down. Win or lose, this will be Otto's greatest battle. But when Spiderlings, goblins, super villains and giant robots clash in a violent assault on Spidey's home base, Spider-Island, will Otto be able to regain his footing and prevail? Whatever you do, don't miss the biggest event in the entire Superior Spider-Man Saga! The End starts here, as Spider-Man takes on...the Goblin Nation! If you want to see people standing around talking, read another comic. If you want to see heroes having a fist fight, go somewhere else. You are in the Goblin Nation - and this is all-out war! COLLECTING: Superior Spider-Man 27-31, Annual 2
Author: Dan Slott, Ryan Sook
Publisher: Titan Books (UK)
From one of the comics business' brightest new creative teams comes a Batman tale with a twist - a giant, gut-wrenching, soul-crushing twist! Arkham Asylum: Batman's dustbin where he dumps the worst of the garbage.
"An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled-- no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally start living"--P.  of cover.
Author: Dan Slott, Christos Gage
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
Collects Amazing Spider-Man (2015) #29-32, 789-791. What will SECRET EMPIRE mean for the Amazing Spider-Man? The return of Otto Octavius! But this isn’t the Doc Ock of old. As the Superior Octopus, he’s allied himself with Steve Rogers and Hydra, and he has a personal mission: to take down Parker Industries, the company he helped create! Peter must use the full force of his company, and every asset at his disposal, to stop Ock and Hydra — but will it be enough? Then, as New York recovers from SECRET EMPIRE, a new phase in Spider-Man’s life begins. But when that bad ol’ Parker luck rears its head, can Mockingbird help put a smile back on Peter’s face? Spider-Man is renewed and ready to fight another day, but why is he taking that fight to…the Daily Bugle?!
Collects Superior Spider-Man #1-5. THEN!...Peter Parker spent a lifetime living up to the responsibilities his powers foisted upon him, but his story finally ended dramatically in the historic Amazing Spider-Man #700. NOW!...The new Amazing Spider-Man has arrived, and he is better in every single way. Smarter, stronger...Superior. And he'll prove it, both to himself and the world, when he faces down the all-new Sinister Six! But is this all-new Spider-Man in cahoots with J. Jonah Jameson? And has Carlie Cooper figured out the Superior Spider-Man's secret identify? Plus: Spider-Man and Mary Jane...reunited?! All this and the return of the villainous Vulture! It's an all-new era of web-slinging excitement, and it all starts NOW!
Author: Dan Slott
The world may have changed since Spidey's been gone, but so has Peter Parker. This is a man with a second chance at life, and he's not wasting a moment of it. Same 'Parker Luck', new Parker attitude. Putting the 'friendly' back in the neighbourhood, the 'hero' back into 'superhero', and the 'Amazing' back into 'Spider-Man!' Also returning: The recharged and reenergised Electro! Collecting Amazing Spider-Man Vol.3 #1-5.
The Superior Six are here! Spider-Man has captured the members of the Sinister Six...and now he has formed them into his own Superior super-hero team! But can Spider-Man trust his new team, aka his greatest enemies, when a reformed Masters of Evil come calling? As everything begins to go wrong, Spider-Man learns that with great arrogance must come great consequences. Now, every single person in New York City might die at the Superior Six's hands...and it's all Spider-Man's fault! Everything has been building to this! Humbled, the Superior Spider-Man must grapple with self-doubt for the first time! Can guest-stars Sub-Mariner, Daredevil, Punisher and Cloak & Dagger help him overcome it? And can any of them help stop the Green Goblin from conquering the New York Underworld in an all-out gang war? COLLECTING: Superior Spider-Man Team-Up 5-12
Doctor Octopus claims the ultimate victory over Spider-Man! After years of defeats at the wall-crawler's hands, Otto Octavius achieves the unthinkable -putting his mind in the body of Peter Parker! As one Amazing era ends, a new one begins for a smarter, stronger, Superior Spider-Man! And he'll prove it, by donning an upgraded costume - and facing down the all-new Sinister Six! But things aren't so friendly in the neighborhood with this Spidey - and his more ruthless approach to crimefighting soon concerns his "fellow" heroes. Will his violent actions mean Spider-Man is an Avenger no more? With classic foes including the Vulture and the Green Goblin, and new friends like Anna Maria Marconi, this is Spider-Man like never before - but whatever happened to the real Peter? COLLECTING: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1999) 698-700, SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN 1-16
It's web-slinging action as you like it as Spider-Man faces a phalanx of fearsome foes! First, Horizon Labs takes a field trip to the Savage Land! But when a horde of super-powered lizards attack, it's up to Spider-Man, Devil Dinosaur, and Moon Boy to save the day! Then, Spidey goes toe-to-toe with the Thing in a mighty mind-conrol melee! COLLECTING: Avenging Spider-Man 14-15, Avenging Spider-Man Annual 1, Am azing Spider-Man Annual 39, Amazing Spider-Man 692, Spider-Man vs. Vampires