Marvel announces Beyond Amazing, a 2022 event that will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Spider-Man’s debut in 1962’s Amazing Fantasy #15.
Marvel has announced Beyond Amazing, a special event that will take place throughout the year of 2020 in order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Spider-Man’s debut appearance in 1962’s Amazing Fantasy #15.
“Celebrate 60 Beyond Amazing years of Spider-Man! Since Peter Parker’s debut in 1962’s Amazing Fantasy #15, the world’s favorite wall-crawler has inspired millions of Marvel fans through his iconic adventures and stories,” Marvel said in its official announcement. “Next year, be a part of Spider-Man’s 60th anniversary celebrations all year long with your favorite Marvel comics, games, shows, collectibles, fashion and more!” Spider-Man fans can follow the social media hashtag #SpideyBeyondAmazing for more information.
Created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, the character of Peter Parker/Spider-Man first appeared in Amazing Fantasy #15, which has a cover date of August 1962. The issue was such a success that Spidey soon landed his own solo series, The Amazing Spider-Man, the first issue of which has a cover date of March 1963. Amazing Spider-Man remains one of Marvel Comics’ most enduring titles to this very day.
Spider-Man, of course, has also had a major impact on the world of cinema, having been played in live-action by such actors as Nicholas Hammond, Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland. Spidey’s next eponymous feature film, Spider-Man: No Way Home, is currently scheduled to hit theaters later this year on Dec. 17.
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