Since it made its debut at Marvel in March 1963, The Amazing Spider-Man has been one of the best-selling and most beloved comics in the industry. Over the years, the book has featured some of the best writers and artists to ever work in the medium, and its stories have been the basis for numerous films (including the new Andrew Garfield version of the web-slinger, The Amazing Spider-Man), cartoons, and video games. But let’s face it, no matter how great the story on the inside is, odds are that the first thing you notice about these issues are the covers.

A comic book cover can be an issue’s most important selling point. And fortunately, The Amazing Spider-Man has featured not only some of the best Spider-Man covers of all time, but also some of the most memorable covers in Marvel's history. Artists like John Romita Sr., Todd McFarlane, and Steve Ditko have all crafted unforgettable imagery for the web-slinger over the decades that have yet to be matched.

So, to give you a bit of a comic book history lesson just in time for The Amazing Spider-Man theatrical run, we’re counting down The 15 Best Amazing Spider-Man Covers of All Time.

Written by Jason Serafino (@serafinoj1)

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