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Home Portfolio Ultimate Spider-Man Super Special #1

Ultimate Spider-Man Super Special #1
Credit: Interior artist (two-page pin-up)
Publishers: Marvel Comics & Dynamic Forces
Release Date: June 12, 2002
Regular edition - $3.50
Dynamic Forces signed edition - $19.62
Pre-Order Sales:
#9; 77,370
Previews Product Code: MAR021658
Related Image:
· Wolverine pin-up
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March 2002
cover by michael golden
brian michael bendis (w)/various (p & i)
· THE SCOOP: A once-in-a-lifetime line-up of all-star artists pay tribute to Spider-Man and his amazing friends!
· THE STORY: In this special self-contained story, our young and naive Spider-Man questions his place in a complicated world of mutants and superhumans. After a couple of terrifying run-ins with the darker side of the world of super heroes, Peter Parker wonders whether it's time to hang up the webs!
· THE CREATORS: Red-hot writer Brian Michael Bendis has pulled off the impossible! Just feast your eyes on who is drawing what! Elektra by Frank Cho! Dr. Strange by P. Craig Russell! Mary Jane by John Romita Sr.! Blade by Dan Brereton! The Fantastic Four by Dave Gibbons! Daredevil by Scott Morse! The Human Torch by Sean Phillips! Captain America by Mike Avon Oeming! The Ultimates by Michael Gaydos! Wolverine by David Mack! Plus, surprises by Zander Cannon, Ashley Wood, Jim Mahfood, Phil Jimenez, Jason Pearson, Matt Wagner, Barry Windsor-Smith and more! All this, and a cover by Michael Golden!
· THE FORMAT: This 54-page [sic] one-shot is printed on glossy stock paper and features a cardstock cover.

Signed by Brain Michael Bendis! The most important Spidey tale ever told by Brian Michael Bendis! Not only does this first Ultimate Spider-Man Special have fantastic writing by one of the best working in comics today - Mr. Brian Michael Bendis, but Bendis is joined by a horde of artists whose expertise and talent range far and wide! Come read this heartfelt story and enjoy this signed collectible edition!
· $19.62 (the year Spider-Man first appeared!) MSRP.

· David Mack's Wolverine artwork appears on pages 56 and 57
· Under a black and white version of the artwork on page 15 of Kabuki: Reflections #4, David Mack noted the artwork was for the cover of Ultimate Marvel Team-Up #17, an issue that was never published

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Portfolio Kabuki Reflections #4
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Portfolio Ultimate Marvel Team-Up Trade Paperback - Volume 3
Portfolio Ultimate Marvel Team-Up Hardcover

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