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Amazing! The Best Spider-Man Fan Art Ever

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Prior to the release of Civil War, when Marvel and Sony announced their new joint arrangement to bring a fresh spider-face to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a lot of fans felt an overwhelming sense of malaise and apathy towards the idea of a third take on a silver screen Spidey in only 15 years. “Do we really need another Spider-Man movie?” was a phrase that gained a lot of traction on Twitter and as extremely clickable headline fodder for both sides of the argument. But with only a few short, but spectacular scenes, those sentiments quickly shifted to “I can’t wait for the new Spider-Man movie!” and “What other Spider-Man movies?”

And it’s in celebration of those sentiments that we present this collection of some of the best Spider-Man fan art from around the… wait for it… web.

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Fantastic Five: Best Spider-Man Team-Ups

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If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our years on the Internet, it’s that there’s no aspect of comics that can’t be broken down and quantified in a single definitive list, preferably in amounts of five or ten. And since there’s no more definitive authority than ComicsAlliance, we’re taking it upon ourselves to compile Top Five lists of everything you could ever want to know about comics.

Everyone loves Spider-Man, and since almost everything that happens in the Marvel Universe happens in New York City, it’s no surprise that Marvel’s most popular web-slinging New Yorker has run into basically every Marvel character at one point or another. But this week, we’re not just looking for some random time Spidey and Daredevil stopped a bank robbery and got hot dogs. We’re talking about the kind of crossovers that are so colossal or crazy that they only come around once in a great while.

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Bizarro Back Issues: Kamen Rider Takes On Bat Man (Not That One) (1971)

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One of the best things to happen in comics in 2012 was the digital release of a bunch of titles by Shotaro Ishinomori, the creator of Kikaider, that Legend of Zelda comic that ran in Nintendo Power, and a bunch of other comics about monsters getting kicked right in the face...

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Parting Shot: Spider-Hyphen-Man Explains the Proper Punctuation of the Webslinger’s Name

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As most fans of Spider-Man know, the friendly neighborhood superhero's name is properly spelled with a hyphen in between the "Man" and the "Spider" that modifies him. Outside the comics community, there seems to be some confusion about this point, so Cathy Leamy has helpfully illustrated a comic to help people remember the proper punctuation -- and the terrible consequences of omitting it...

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Parting Shot: Kate Beaton’s Brown Recluse Spider-Man

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Kate Beaton of the illustrious Hark! A Vagrant turns her attention to a certain web-slinger in a series of strips reimagining Peter Parker as Brown Recluse Spider-Man (who does whatever a brown recluse spider can)...

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Preview of ‘Spider-Man: Fever’ by Brendan McCarthy — EXCLUSIVE

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We've got an exclusive five-page preview of "Spider-Man: Fever" that we'd like to share with you, from the first issue of the upcoming Spidey miniseries by Brendan McCarthy. We've been excited for this project since we first caught a glimpse of McCarthy's art, which evokes the Silver Age psychedelics of Steve Ditko's "Dr...

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How to Make a Perfect Spidey Suit

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We've got at least two years till the next Spider-Man feature film comes out, thanks to news of the 2012 reboot. So what are you going to do in the meantime, hardcore wallcrawler fans? If your answer is "make myself an elaborate custom Spidey suit," then you're definitely going to want to check out this out: A message board discussion where people can crowdsource ideas for making their own custom Spider-Man costumes, trading tips and pics of their work and going into some pretty intense discussion about patterns, dyeing, and materials...

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Special Man Is No Superman, But Is Supremely Special Nonetheless

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I love knock-off toys. Sure, they're never as detailed or as articulate or as authentic as the real deal, but there's a certain charm to figures that are clearly doing their best to emulate the genuine goods...

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Spider-Sense… Tingling… for Dragon*Con Cosplayer

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If you missed Dragon*Con, as I did, you can still enjoy the cosplay antics of attendees who clearly put a lot of time and effort into their costumes thanks to this Flickr pool of photos. My favorite? Spider-sense Spider-Man...

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Spider-Man Gets Inflated Once Again This Thanksgiving

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The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has its share of awesome balloons, but perhaps the most iconic inflatable for comic fans has been absent for more than a decade.

But no more! A modernized version of Spider-Man's webcrawling form is set to make his Macy's debut Thursday, November 26 starting at 9 a...

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