Writer Nick Spencer has had quote the ride with his run on The Amazing Spider-Man, and his final installment on the book will coincide with another Spidey landmark, the 875th issue of Amazing, on sale this September!
Editor Nick Lowe says of Spencer’s run, “The last three years of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN have been Nick Spencer’s love letter to his favorite character and comic. He may be the biggest Spidey fan ever as evidenced from the fact that he read every Spider-Man comic in preparation for his landmark run.”
The 875th issue, titled “What Cost Victory,” will see the culmination of every arc that Spencer built, from “Hunted” to “King’s Ransom” to “Sinister War.” What will possibly befall our webbed hero? Find out this September 22nd! And in the meantime, check out this gorgeous cover to the issue from artist Patrick Gleason!
From the official press release:
Nick Spencer will close out his epic run on Amazing Spider-Man this September! Since taking over the title, the acclaimed writer has crafted a Spider-Man saga for the ages, taking not only Peter Parker but his beloved supporting cast and iconic rogues gallery on radical new journeys. With numerous memorable storylines under his belt, Spencer will end his redefining work on the Spider-Man mythos in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #74. The milestone 875th issue of the title, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #74 will be an incredible 80-page blockbuster issue complete with artwork from some of the artists that have contributed to this landmark run: Patrick Gleason, Mark Bagley,
andMarcelo Ferreira and more! The culmination of over three years’ worth of thrilling storylines, this climactic finale will be full of surprising developments that will launch Peter Parker into his next high-flying era.
“The last three years of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN have been Nick Spencer’s love letter to his favorite character and comic,” Editor Nick Lowe said. “He may be the biggest Spidey fan ever as evidenced from the fact that he read every Spider-Man comic in preparation for his landmark run.
“From #1 all the way through #74, Nick (along with Ryan Ottley, Humberto Ramos, Patrick Gleason, Mark Bagley and more) has gone huge with more villains, more supporting characters, and more punishment for Peter Parker. From “Hunted” to “Sins Rising” to “Last Remains” to “King’s Ransom” to “Sinister War” and now to the ultra-sized finale “What Cost Victory” Nick will bring his web-slinging rollercoaster ride back into the station in a way you’ll never forget!”
Check out Patrick Gleason’s cover below and pick up AMAZING SPIDER-MAN when it swings into shops on September 22nd. Stay tuned next week for exciting news about the next era of Spider-Man!