Peter Parker was a shy teenager from Queens, a misunderstood nerd with glasses, teased by the guys at school and ignored by the girls. He was a straight-A student, who lived with his Uncle Ben and Aunt May - until a fateful radioactive spider bite changed his life for ever! When his beloved uncle was killed, Peter learned the hard way that with great power, there must also come great responsibility. And so... Marvel's most popular hero was born! His coming of age has inspired generations of readers of all ages. Spider-Man has been with us for 60 years. He has grown up with us, he is us. And this is his amazing story. This collector's edition is packed with enthralling articles chronicling Spider-Man's incredible history over the last six decades, along with a treasure trove of behind the scenes secrets detailing how the writers, artists and editors created his unbelievable adventures.