The Spectacular Spider-Man


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Calling all Spider-Man fans - the first animated Spider-Man series in a decade - "The Spectacular Spider-Man" aired it's first two back-to-back episodes on kids WB on the CW Network today at if you missed it, catch it next Saturday at the same time.

The show starts at the very beginning of Spider-Man's journey, as a 16-year-old entering his junior year of high school. After spending the summer using his newly found powers fighting crime, Peter Parker must now go back to school and pretend to be the geek he was.

The series will include many of the famous Spider-Man characters like Flash Thompson, Gwen Stacy, Mary Jane Watson, Aunt May Parker and many others.

The one thing that fans are assured of by the director responsible for the "visual looks" is huge action scenes. He wants to show Spider-Man making huge jumps and leaps.

While Spider-Man will remain a student throughout the whole series, his enemies will come from all walks and ages of life. However, the producers of the show are not revealing who the enemies will be. It's for the fans to find out every Saturday morning. Also, just in case you were wondering, Action Hero Toys based on this new series are scheduled to arrive in U.S. Toy stores in April. To see a preview of some of them check out our video at "Action Hero Toys at the 2008 Toy Fair" (Issue 3 - March 8th) on our sister site,

Let us know what you think of the new series. Meanwhile, enjoy a preview of the first show.

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  • dThursday, April 18, 2019 at 11:13 am
    • Mujatsim XiongTuesday, March 19, 2019 at 7:44 am
      Is Gwen Stacy Spider-Gwen in this book
      • christianpanta
        christianpantaWednesday, May 30, 2018 at 10:06 am
        • mickelWednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:04 am
          go spirder-man on the case
          • njFriday, March 18, 2016 at 6:30 am
            i love spider man
            • supersniper20
              supersniper20Friday, September 11, 2015 at 10:26 am
              I <3 Spider-Man, Spider-Man for days
              • bmetyler
                bmetylerTuesday, May 19, 2015 at 6:22 am
                I wach spiderman
                • starfish1
                  starfish1Friday, May 8, 2015 at 6:24 am
                  spiderman is the best
                  • redheadperson22
                    redheadperson22Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:02 pm
                    I used to love this show. It should have at least 1 more season.
                    • starfish1
                      starfish1Friday, May 8, 2015 at 6:25 am
                      you are right
                    • hahahaFriday, February 6, 2015 at 11:54 am
                      Iron man is better then spider man
                      • fireworks159
                        fireworks159Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 8:29 am
                        no he`s not!!!