Its sixty years since Spider-Man swung into the Marvel universe in the pages of Amazing Fantasy #15, and Marvel has announced that it is assembling an all-star line-up of acclaimed creators to mark the occasion with the giant-sized one-shot Amazing Fantasy #1000.
“It’s Spider-Man’s 60th and we wanted to celebrate in style by inviting some of the greatest creative minds in the world to celebrate it!” said Editor Nick Lowe as part of the official announcement, which also revealed the following contributions to the one-shot:
- Visionary writer Neil Gaiman’s grand return to the Marvel Universe
- Emmy Award winning creator behind “Veep” and “Avenue 5” Armando Ianucci’s Marvel Comics debut
- Spider-Man mastermind Dan Slott and superstar artist Jim Cheung team up to explore the enduring love between Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson in a story set in the far future
- Acclaimed artist Michael Cho and novelist Anthony Falcone introduce a new Spider-Man villain
- Ho Che Anderson crafts a horror-fueled Spidey adventure that cuts to Peter Parker’s core
- Plus stories by Rainbow Rowell, Jonathan Hickman, and many more!
Amazing Fantasy #1000 will go on sale in August.