Happy National Spider-Man Day

August 1st is National Spider-Man Day!

Spider-Man was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko (both writers and artists) and first appeared in Amazing Fantasy #15 in August 1962.

Besides appearing in multiple comic titles, non-stop, since 1962, he has appeared on TV in both animated and live action series, in multiple Big screen movies, on Broadway, and even inspired a record album:

He is one of the most famous, recognizable super-heroes in the world. While he is well known for uttering this phrase:

….the iconic phrase more famously associated to his character, first shown in narrative print in the same debut issue (although later retconned to have been said to him by his Uncle Ben) is:

Would that we all took these words to heart.

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3 Responses to Happy National Spider-Man Day

  1. I didn’t hear about this until about two hours ago. I also thought about you when I saw this Jeep Wrangler pulling out of the parking lot when I did some retail therapy. The trailer hitch cover was the Green Lantern logo.

  2. I did not know this! when is breen lantern day (every day, perhaps)?

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