Ultimate Spider-Man

 ULS1   (Marvel, 2000-2009, 2011)

™ and ©2000 Marvel Characters, Inc.
See Marvel Hero Initiative: Ultimate Spider-Man #100 for sketch variant editions produced for The Hero Initiative.

In an effort to make its heroes more accessible to a new audience, Marvel Comics launched its “Ultimate” line with Ultimate Spider-Man in October 2000. The concept is simple: the Ultimate titles—which soon included Ultimate X-Men and a Marvel Team-Up-style book entitled Ultimate Marvel: Spider-Man and…start from scratch. They reintroduce the classic Marvel super-heroes with new origins, new or tweaked looks, and refurbished supporting casts and allow readers to get in on the ground floor of a universe that is separate from Marvel’s long-running mainstream continuity.

Ultimate Spider-Man begins with “puny Peter Parker” at once suffering humiliation at the hands of high school bully Flash Thompson and his popular entourage and basking in the warmth of the love of his surrogate parents—his uncle and aunt, Ben and May Parker. While touring Osborn Industries on a class field trip, Peter is bitten by one of the medical research facility’s test specimens—a spider—and injected with an experimental drug called Oz that gives him super-powers that mirror the natural abilities of a spider. The spider-powers are both a blessing and a curse to Peter. They allow him to stand up for himself at school and to make money for his financially strapped household. But his newfound popularity at Midtown High and his growing fame as a masked professional wrestler called “The Amazing Spider-Man” cause him to lose sight of his priorities and lead to the tragedy that will be the most significant event in the young hero-to-be’s life.

Writer Brian Michael Bendis (Powers) and artist Mark Bagley (Thunderbolts) take Spider-Man back to his roots and make him relevant again in this inaugural series that looks to be an exciting line of Marvel Comics.

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#0.5

 
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Wizard mail away incentiveBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#0.5 Variation A

 
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Wizard World East Con EditionBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#0.5 Variation B

 
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Signed DF version with certificate of authenticityBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1

  10/1/2000
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  $116.00
1 copy available for $435.50
Origin of Spider-ManBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 (2nd printing)

 
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No copies available
Marvel’s Greatest Comics reprintBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation A

  10/1/2000
  $2.99
  $235.00
1 copy available for $225.00
White background on cover-otherwise same as #1Bill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation B

  10/1/2000
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  $220.00
No copies available
Dynamic Forces coverBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation C

  6/1/2001
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  $14.00
1 copy available for $14.95
K-B Toys ReprintBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation D

  5/1/2002
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  $3.00
17 copies available from $1.50
Free Comic Book Day EditionBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation E

  5/1/2002
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  $175.00
No copies available
Blue cover with Doctor OctopusBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation F

  5/1/2002
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  $32.00
1 copy available for $39.95
Wizard ACE Edition; Bagley CoverBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation G

  10/1/2000
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  $85.00
1 copy available for $79.95
Checkers Restaurant Reprint (says Reprint G inside cover)Bill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation H

 
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JCPenney Reprint given away with childrens Spider-Man T-ShirtsBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation J

 
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Thermos Lunch Kit ReprintBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation K

 
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Orlando Theme Park ReprintBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation L

 
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Got Choclate Milk ReprintBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation M

 
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Buster Brown ReprintBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation N

 
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Burger King ReprintBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation O

 
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Game Boy Advance ReprintBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation P

 
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Mad Engine ReprintBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation Q

 
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German EditionBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation R

 
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No copies available
Turkish EditionBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#1 Variation S

  6/1/2001
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  $8.50
No copies available
Origin of Spider-Man; Payless Shoe Storm giveawayBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#2

  12/1/2000
  $2.50
  $36.00
5 copies available from $32.00
Cardstock coverBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#2 Variation A

  12/1/2000
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  $23.00
2 copies available from $23.00
Cardstock cover; Swinging coverBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#3

  1/1/2001
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  $17.00
9 copies available from $9.50
Cardstock cover; Origin of Green Goblin; Spider-Man gets his costumeBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#4

  2/1/2001
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  $23.00
5 copies available from $20.00
Cardstock cover; Death of Uncle Ben (off-panel)Bill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#5

  3/1/2001
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  $52.00
4 copies available from $29.50
Cardstock cover; Death of Uncle Ben (revealed)Bill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#6

  4/1/2001
  $2.25
  $26.00
7 copies available from $21.75
Cardstock cover; 1st appearance of Green Goblin (full)Bill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#6 Limited Edition

  11/1/2006
  $2.25
  $31.00
1 copy available for $34.95
Niagara Falls coverBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#7

  5/1/2001
  $2.25
  $24.00
7 copies available from $17.05
Cardstock coverBill Jemas, Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#8

  6/1/2001
  $2.25
  $13.00
8 copies available from $9.99
 Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#8 Variation A

  6/1/2001
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  $32.00
2 copies available from $15.00
Payless shoe store giveawayBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#8 Dynamic Forces

  6/1/2001
  $89.95
  $450.00
No copies available
Dynamic Forces signed and numbered edition; Alternate cover with no cover priceBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#9

  7/1/2001
  $2.25
  $9.00
7 copies available from $5.99
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#10

  8/1/2001
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  $8.00
6 copies available from $7.50
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#11

  9/1/2001
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  $7.50
9 copies available from $5.99
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#12

  10/1/2001
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  $7.00
6 copies available from $6.49
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#13

  11/1/2001
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6 copies available from $4.00
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#14

  1/1/2002
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5 copies available from $1.50
3-D coverBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#15

  2/1/2002
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6 copies available from $2.69
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#16

  3/1/2002
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9 copies available from $2.00
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#17

  4/1/2002
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7 copies available from $1.50
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#18

  5/1/2002
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5 copies available from $2.00
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#19

  5/1/2002
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  $2.75
7 copies available from $1.13
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#20

  6/1/2002
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5 copies available from $2.00
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#21

  6/1/2002
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22 copies available from $1.75
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#22

  7/1/2002
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  $3.25
7 copies available from $2.29
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#23

  8/1/2002
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  $2.75
7 copies available from $1.35
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#24

  9/1/2002
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  $2.25
11 copies available from $1.13
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#25

  10/1/2002
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  $7.00
56 copies available from $1.00
Versus Green Goblin (Ultimate)Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#25 Variation A

  10/1/2002
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  $240.00
No copies available
Cover sketch by Art Thibert; Solicited by Jay Company; Includes certificate of authenticityBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#26

  11/1/2002
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  $4.00
84 copies available from $1.13
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#27

  11/1/2002
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  $2.25
62 copies available from $1.25
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#28

  12/1/2002
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  $2.00
20 copies available from $1.25
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#29

  12/1/2002
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  $2.75
28 copies available from $1.00
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#30

  1/1/2003
  $2.25
  $2.25
29 copies available from $1.00
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#31

  1/1/2003
  $2.25
  $2.75
24 copies available from $1.00
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#32

  2/1/2003
  $2.25
  $3.00
13 copies available from $1.00
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#33

  2/1/2003
  $2.25
  $4.75
9 copies available from $2.75
1st Appearance of Venom (Ultimate)Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#34

  3/1/2003
  $2.25
  $3.50
10 copies available from $1.75
 Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#34 Variation A

  4/1/2007
  $2.25
  $2.25
No copies available
Dynamic Forces variant signed by Brian Michael BendisBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#35

  3/1/2003
  $2.25
  $2.50
7 copies available from $1.25
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#36

  4/1/2003
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  $1.75
10 copies available from $1.75
Preview of Avengers #65Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#37

  5/1/2003
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  $2.50
12 copies available from $1.25
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#38

  5/1/2003
  $2.25
  $2.00
10 copies available from $1.75
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#39

  6/1/2003
  $2.25
  $1.75
23 copies available from $1.50
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#39 Ashcan Edition

  6/1/2003
  $2.25
  $2.25
No copies available
Ultimate Spider-Man Video Game Pre-Order BonusBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#40

  7/1/2003
  $2.25
  $2.00
15 copies available from $1.50
 Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#40 Variation A

  7/1/2003
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  $3.00
No copies available
First Prize in the Frigo Cheese Heads “Marvel Super Hero” SweepstakesBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#41

  7/1/2003
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  $2.25
29 copies available from $1.00
 Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#42

  8/1/2003
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  $2.50
30 copies available from $1.25
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#43

  9/1/2003
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  $2.00
19 copies available from $1.50
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#44

  10/1/2003
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  $2.00
26 copies available from $1.00
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#45

  11/1/2003
  $2.25
  $2.00
15 copies available from $1.50
 Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#46

  11/1/2003
  $2.99
  $2.50
28 copies available from $1.00
 Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#47

  12/1/2003
  $2.25
  $2.50
19 copies available from $1.25
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#48

  12/1/2003
  $2.25
  $3.00
21 copies available from $1.35
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#49

  1/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.50
29 copies available from $1.00
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#50

  2/1/2004
  $2.99
  $3.75
18 copies available from $1.25
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#51

  2/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.25
14 copies available from $1.00
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#52

  3/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.50
12 copies available from $1.25
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#53

  4/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.25
17 copies available from $1.00
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#54

  5/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.25
18 copies available from $1.00
 Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#54 Variation A

  3/1/2005
  $2.25
  $8.50
4 copies available from $4.99
Arachno-Man VariantBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#54 Variation B

  8/1/2005
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  $1.00
No copies available
Cover has Columbia Pictures logo; Indicia reads “Sony International Edition"Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#54 Variation C

 
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  $1.00
No copies available
Cover says “Not for resale”Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#55

  5/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.25
22 copies available from $1.00
 Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#56

  6/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.00
27 copies available from $0.80
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#57

  6/1/2004
  $2.25
  $1.75
37 copies available from $0.80
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#58

  7/1/2004
  $2.25
  $1.75
21 copies available from $1.00
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#59

  7/1/2004
  $2.25
  $1.75
17 copies available from $0.80
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#60

  8/1/2004
  $2.25
  $3.75
23 copies available from $2.00
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#61

  8/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.50
12 copies available from $1.46
 Brian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#62

  9/1/2004
  $2.25
  $4.75
14 copies available from $2.36
Death of Gwen StacyBrian Michael BendisMark Bagley

#63

  10/1/2004
  $2.25
  $3.00
11 copies available from $0.80
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#64

  10/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.75
22 copies available from $1.24
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#65

  11/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.25
32 copies available from $0.80
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#66

  12/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.00
43 copies available from $0.80
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#67

  12/1/2004
  $2.25
  $2.00
40 copies available from $0.80
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