Comic Book Series
Superior Spider-Man 2019 1

Cover to Superior Spider-Man #1

Superior Spider-Man is published by Marvel Comics. Price per issue is $4.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Superior Spider-Man #7: 22 May 2024

Current Issue[]

Superior Spider-Man #8: 26 Jun 2024

Next Issues[]

none scheduled


Final issue of volume 3 was #8.


Main Characters[]

  • Spider-Man



Minor Characters[]

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

Recent Storylines[]

Superior Spider-Man #8[]

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

Superior Spider-Man #7[]

Superior Spider-Man #6[]

Superior Spider-Man #5[]

Superior Spider-Man #4[]

Superior Spider-Man #3[]

Superior Spider-Man #2[]

Superior Spider-Man #1[]

The Superior Spider-Man Returns #1[]

Superior Spider-Man #12/45[]

Superior Spider-Man #11/44[]

Superior Spider-Man #10/43[]

Superior Spider-Man #9/42[]

Superior Spider-Man #8/41[]

Superior Spider-Man #7/40[]

Superior Spider-Man #6/39[]

Superior Spider-Man #5/38[]

Superior Spider-Man #4/37[]

Superior Spider-Man #3/36[]

Superior Spider-Man #2/35[]

Superior Spider-Man #1[]

Superior Spider-Man #33[]

Superior Spider-Man #32[]

Superior Spider-Man #31[]

Superior Spider-Man #30[]

Superior Spider-Man Annual #2[]

Superior Spider-Man #29[]


Trade Paperbacks[]

  • Superior Spider-Man, vol. 1: My Own Worst Enemy - Collects vol. 1 #1-5. "Peter Parker spent a lifetime fighting to improve the world, but his story ended dramatically with a final, fatal sacrifice. Now, Peter’s arch-enemy Dr. Octopus has taken control of his body — and his life. Otto Octavius is Spider-Man! And he’s determined to prove himself Superior to his former foe in every way. But his baptism of fire will come when he faces down the new Sinister Six! Is the new Spider-Man in cahoots with J. Jonah Jameson? And has Carlie Cooper figured out his secret identity?" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785167048 - Kindle -
  • Superior Spider-Man, vol. 2: A Troubled Mind - Collects vol. 1 #6-10. "An Avenger no more? In light of his recent violent actions, will the Avengers kick Spidey off the team? With a villain acting like a hero and a hero acting like a villain, one man has decided enough is enough! The ghostly revenant of Peter Parker fights to regain control of his body, his mind and his destiny! Is this the beginning of the end for Otto Octavius? The time has come to see who will live, who will die — and who will emerge as the one, true Superior Spider-Man! But when the Green Goblin returns, why is Spidey nowhere to be found?" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785167056 -
  • Superior Spider-Man, vol. 3: No Escape - Collects vol. 1 #11-16. "The Spider-Slayer is scheduled for execution and Mayor J. Jonah Jameson is leaving nothing to chance. To ensure that everything goes according to plan, Jameson's called in the one man he can trust to oversee everything - the Superior Spider-Man." - WorldCat - ISBN 0785184724 -
  • Superior Spider-Man, vol. 4: Necessary Evil - Collects vol. 1 #17-21. "Spider-Man 2099 returns! But when the future Spidey and the Superior Spidey clash, who will be the most superior Spider-Man in the multiverse? It may not matter, because the end of the battle brings about a moment that will alter the world of Spider-Man — and the Marvel Universe — for years to come! But which Spider was responsible for this shocking change? Then, from the ashes of battle comes the first team-up between the Superior Spider-Man and the Black Cat. Felicia Hardy always cared for the Spider more than the man, but what happens when that man is Otto Octavius? And as an Osborn we haven’t seen in a while returns, Otto celebrates a milestone! Is the world ready for 'Dr. Peter Parker' — or what he plans to do next?" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785184732 -
  • Superior Spider-Man, vol. 5: The Superior Venom - Collects vol. 1 #22-26 & Annual #1. "Flash Thompson, the Secret Avenger known as Venom, is back in town — but will his first run-in with the Superior Spider-Man be friendly, or will Flash sense something perilous about Peter Parker’s presence? And as Otto Octavius takes another big step in his life as Peter Parker, could a big part of Flash’s life be coming to a close? Will he be Venom no more?" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785187960 -
  • Superior Spider-Man, vol. 6: Goblin Nation - Collects vol. 1 #27-31 & Annual #2. "The so-called Superior Spider-Man has failed. Under his watch, the Green Goblin took control of New York's underworld. This is all Otto Octavius' fault...and now it's his responsibility to take the Goblin down. Win or lose, this will be Otto's greatest battle. But when Spiderlings, goblins, super villains and giant robots clash in a violent assault on Spidey's home base, Spider-Island, will Otto be able to regain his footing and prevail? Whatever you do, don't miss the biggest event in the entire Superior Spider-Man Saga! The End starts here, as Spider-Man takes on...the Goblin Nation!" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785187979
  • Amazing Spider-Man, vol. 2: Edge of Spider-verse - Collects vol. 1 #32-33, plus Amazing Spider-Man vol. 3 #7-8. "In the year 2099, the Superior Spider-Man lives on — but how? Otto takes the fight to Karn, the man working his way through the multiverse leaving a trail of dead spiders in his wake, but finds himself hopelessly overpowered. Will the time-lost Superior Spidey find enough allies to make a dent in Karn’s plans?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9780785187981
  • Superior Spider-Man, vol. 1: Full Otto - Collects vol. 2 #1-6. "Otto Octavius once again becomes the Superior Spider-Man! Leaving the moniker of Doctor Octopus behind, Otto is going to show the world he’s the most pragmatic, most effective and — to him, anyway — best super hero on the planet. But when Terrax the Tamer — a villain who considerably overpowers him — strikes, being superior isn’t enough. It’s time to go cosmic! But is the world ready? After tussling with Terrax, Otto is looking forward to the usual Spider-Man fare of street-level villains — so imagine his dismay when a major magical threat rears its ugly head and he’s forced to…ugh…ask for help!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302914806
  • Superior Spider-Man, vol. 2: Otto-Matic - Collects vol. 2 #7-12. "Like the rest of America, the West Coast has been overrun with Frost Giants! But Otto Octavius doesn’t settle for chaos — he plans to win the War of the Realms single-handedly. Well, maybe not single-handedly. He needs minions. Super-minions! So he recruits…the West Coast Avengers?! Will Otto Octavius and Quentin Quire become BFFs?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302914813 - Kindle
  • Superior Spider-Man, vol. 1: Supernova - Collects vol. 3 #1-4 & The Superior Spider-Man Returns #1. "Once known as the Superior Spider-Man, Doctor Octopus has made a life-changing discovery. But the sins of his past will exact a heavy toll on the present, and one of Peter Parker's closest friends must pay the price! With disaster looming, only one flawed hero can step up and save the day! Well, one flawed hero and his army of expendable Spider-Minions, that is. With his former love Anna Maria's life at stake, Otto Octavius seeks not to just be Superior, but to become the ONLY Spider-Man!" - JAN240861 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302955939
  • Superior Spider-Man, vol. 2: Superior Spider-Island - Collects vol. 3 #5-8. "Supernova is the living embodiment of Otto Octavius’ life’s work, and she wants him dead. Anna Maria Marconi is the woman he loves but who will never love him back. When her life hangs in the balance, can Ock save her? Can he save himself? This isn’t a job for a hero or a villain. This situation calls for something far more…superior!" - JUN240928 - WorldCat - ISBN 9781302955946 - (forthcoming, September 2024)


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Creative Team[]

Volume 1[]

Writer: Dan Slott. Artist/Covers: Ryan Stegman.

Volume 2[]

Writer: Christos Gage. Artist: Mike Hawthorne.

Volume 3[]

Writer: Dan Slott. Artist/Covers: Mark Bagley.

Publishing History[]

  • Volume 1: #1-33, 2013-2014
  • Volume 2: #1-12, 2018-2019 (Legacy #34-45)
  • Volume 3: #1-8, 2023-2024

Future Publication Dates[]

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