Spider-Man: Life Story

Spider-Man: Life Story Review

In 1962's Amazing Fantasy #15, fifteen-year-old Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider and became the Amazing Spider-Man! 57 years have passed in the real world since that event - so what would have happened if the same amount of time passed for Peter as well? To celebrate Marvel's 80th anniversary, Chip Zdarsky and Spider-Man legend Mark Bagley unite to spin a unique Spidey tale - telling an entire history of Spider-Man from beginning to end, set against the key events of the decades through which he lived! Prepare to watch Peter Parker age through 57 years of groundbreaking history - and find out what happens to him, and those he loves the most!

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    Spider-Man: Life Story Reviews

  • Anne

    Wow. I'm seriously torn.Ok, so on the one hand this is really depressing and angsty. Kind of awful.I don't know if I'd read this again. BUT. On the other hand, there were some flat-out incredible mome...

  • Khurram

    I loved the concept of this book, but did it really have to be so much more bitter then sweet? I have probobly been one of the biggest campaigners for having the more mature and married Spider-man, an...

  • Jeff

    It’s Spider-Man from the cradle to the grave. The Spider-saga told in real time, charting the Web-Head’s life from the radioactive bite to, well, Deadsville - taking into account and juking some r...

  • Chad

    Zdarsky and Bagley take on some ambitious storytelling, telling Spider-Man's story if he had aged naturally from his first appearance in the 1960's. Each issue takes place a decade layer but still cov...

  • Scott

    "In 1962, a 15 year-old boy named Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider . . . " - from the introOf course we all know that part - but what would've happened if Peter Parker, a.k.a. The Amazi...

  • Artemy

    This is, without a doubt, the best thing Chip Zdarsky has ever written. A beautiful, heartfelt love letter to Spider-Man, a meticulously crafted labour of love from a devoted lifetime fan of the chara...

  • Gianfranco Mancini

    Not as good as I was expecting from so many five stars reviews here and , but the idea of re-telling Spider-Man saga with decades aging him normally, with historical references like the ones to Vietna...

  • Paul E. Morph

    The basic premise here is 'What if Marvel had allowed Spider-Man (and his supporting cast) to age in real time?' and reading this book has made me wish they had. My only criticism of this book is that...

  • Anthony

    When I need to recommend someone a single volume Spider-man story, along with Spider-man Blue, this is going to be one I’ll point to in the future. It’s pretty fantastic. Zdarsky takes decades of ...

  • James DeSantis

    You know that big thing some people complain about comic characters, that they never really age, and nothing really evolves much cause of timeline restraints. Well Chip is given the opportunity to sta...