Stan Lee and Steve Ditko created an unabashed cultural phenomenon in The Amazing Spider-Man. Their pitch-perfect blend of Peter Parker's everyday woes and Spider-Man's never-say-die adventures was something undeniably special. And after years of perfecting that formula, they unleashed the definitive Spider-Man masterpiece - the Master Planner saga. Putting Spider-Man through the most wrenching experience of his career, Lee and Ditko defined the spirit of a hero that has inspired millions. This Epic Collection has that and so much more in store: the first appearance of Gwen Stacy, Peter Parker's high school graduation and landmark fights with the Green Goblin. COLLECTING: VOL. 2; AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1963) #18-38, ANNUAL (1964) #2.