Spider-Man in literature

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Since the characters inception in the 1960s Spider-Man has appeared in multiple forms of media, including several novels, short stories, comic strips, graphic novels, light novels and children's books.


The main form of literature which in Spider-man has appeared in is Comic Books.


Graphic novels[edit]

There have been several published graphic novels with the character in the main role, including The Amazing Spider-Man: Hooky from 1986, The Amazing Spider-Man: Parallel Lives from 1989, The Amazing Spider-Man: Spirits of the Earth from 1990, Spider-Man: Fear Itself from 1992, Spider-Man: Season One from 2012 and Amazing Spider-Man: Family Business from 2014.


Short stories[edit]

Single works[edit]


Children's books[edit]


Several Spider-Man children's books have been published, from early readers and to light novels.

Coloring and activity books[edit]

Spider-Man has been the subject of several coloring and activity books, from many companies such as Giddy-Up!, Kappa, Parragon/Scholastic, Peter Haddock, Alligator, Bendon, Funtastic, Golden Books, HarperCollins, Hunter Leisure, Meredith, Modern Publishing, Tri-Coastal and Parragon.[1]


About the character

  • Action Heroes: The Creation of Spider-Man[2]
  • The Soul of Spiderman: Unexpected Spiritual Insights from the Legendary Superhero
  • Web-Spinning Heroics: Critical Essays on the History and Meaning of Spider-Man
  • Spider-Man and Philosophy: The Web of Inquiry
  • The Amazing Spider-Man: The Ultimate Guide

About the films

  • Behind the Mask of Spider-Man: The Secrets of the Movie
  • Spider-Man Confidential: From Comic Icon to Hollywood Hero
  • Caught in the Web: Dreaming Up the World of Spider-Man 2
  • Spider-Man 2: The Movie Storybook
  • Caught in the Web: Dreaming Up the World of Spider-Man 2
  • The Spider-Man Chronicles: The Art and Making of Spider-Man 3

About other

  • Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History


  • Spider-Man 2: The Joke Book (2004)
  • The Unofficial Spider-Man Trivia Challenge (2012)
  • The Spider-Man Villains Quiz Book (2013)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man (Songbook): Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack

Video game manuals

  • Amazing Spider-Man Gottlieb Pinball Instruction Manual (1980)
  • Strategy Guide For "Spider-Man" (2000)
  • Strategy Guide For "Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro" (2001)
  • Strategy Guide For "Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace" (2001)
  • Strategy Guide For "Spider-Man: The Movie" (2002)

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