The Amazing Spider-Man #600 [Direct Edition - Alex Ross Cover]
(September 2009)

Marvel, 1999 Series
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Price
4.99 USD
Pages
108
Indicia Frequency
thrice monthly
On-sale Date
2009-07-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated A
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode
759606047161 60011
Editing
Stephen Wacker (editor); Tom Brennan (assistant editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (Painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (Painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (Painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Dr. Octopus [arms]
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Indexer Notes

There is a Dynamic Forces variant of this cover with no logo and the image in blue instead of red and limited to 3,499 copies.

Last Legs (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man / comic story / 62 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Slott
Pencils
John Romita Jr.; Jack Kirby
Inks
Klaus Janson; Steve Ditko
Colors
Dean White; Stan Goldberg
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Aunt May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson Sr.; J. Jonah Jameson; Ben Urich; Sally Floyd; Robbie Robertson; Martha Robertson; Randy Robertson; Norah Winters; Anna Watson; Carlie Cooper; Michele Gonzales; Betty Brant; Flash Thompson; Daredevil; Avengers [Captain America [Bucky Barnes]; Luke Cage; Ronin [Clint Barton]; Wolverine; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing]; Dr. Octopus (villain); 8-Ball (villain); Boomerang (villain); Blindside (villain); Hydro-Man (villain); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo flashback); Hammerhead (cameo flashback); Ultron (cameo flashback); Hulk (cameo flashback); Sandman (cameo flashback); Mary Jane Watson (cameo)
Synopsis
Dr. Octopus learns decides to transform himself by plugging his brain into computers and deploys hundreds of octopus bugs. As Spider-Man prepares for the upcoming wedding, the city of New York literally begins to attack him. Doc Ock proclaims his plans for making the world a utopia. The Avengers and Fantastic Four get involved. Spider-Man and the Human Torch track Ock down and rescue Jay Sr., Carlie and Norah. Spider-Man battles Dr. Octopus but the villain gets away. Aunt May and J. Jonah Jameson Sr. are married. Pete immediately hits John for a loan. The bouquet is caught by Mary Jane Watson.
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Indexer Notes

Credits page is done as a wedding invitation for Aunt May and J. Jonah Jameson Sr. with a tiny reproduction of a cover detail from Amazing Fantasy #15.

Amazing Spider-Man Covers You'll Never See #1 Nothing Can Prepare You For "The Shame of the Spider-Son!" (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Mike McKone
Inks
Andy Lanning
Colors
Morry Hollowell
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Spider-Man; Luke Cage; Spider-Man Jr.; Luke Cage Jr.

Indexer Notes

Fake Spider-Man cover that pits Spidey's son against Cage's boy.

Identity Crisis (Table of Contents: 3)

Spider-Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Marcos Martín
Inks
Marcos Martín
Colors
Javier Rodríguez
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Dr. Gray Madder [Stan Lee]; Steve Ditko; Bart Simpson (cameo); Homer Simpson (cameo); six-armed Spider-Man (cameo); alien symbiote (cameo); Spider-Hulk (cameo); tiny Spider-Man (cameo); Spider-Lizard (cameo); giant spider (cameo); Spider-Ham (cameo); Green Goblin (cameo); Mary Jane Watson (cameo); Harry Osborn (cameo); Gwen Stacy (cameo)
Synopsis
Spider-Man visits a rather familiar looking psychiatrist to unload all of his problems but his life turns out to be so crazy that the shrink turns out to need psychiatric treatment of his own.
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Amazing Spider-Man Covers You'll Never See #2 Could One of These Brides or Grooms Be a Clone? (Or Bucky?) (Table of Contents: 4)

Spider-Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker
Pencils
Mike McKone
Inks
Andy Lanning
Colors
Andres Mossa
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Peter Parker [Spider-Man]; Norman Osborn; Mary Jane Watson; Gwen Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Aunt May Parker; Harry Osborn; Carlie Cooper

Indexer Notes

Fake Spider-Man cover that parodies the cover to Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21 and depicts Peter and MJ having a double wedding with Norman and Gwen.

My Brother's Son (Table of Contents: 5)

Spider-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
Colleen Doran
Inks
Colleen Doran
Colors
José Villarrubia
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Peter Parker [Spider-Man]; Uncle Ben Parker; Aunt May Parker; Richard Parker (cameo flashback); Mary Parker (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Uncle Ben struggles with the job of raising his nephew.

Yep! It's Some More Spider-Man Covers You'll Never See! (Table of Contents: 6)

Spider-Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Matt Fraction
Pencils
Mike McKone
Inks
Andy Lanning
Colors
Frank D'Armata
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Spider-Man; Sgt. Hippie

Indexer Notes

Fake Spider-Man cover parodying the socially conscious comics of the 70's.

If I Was Spider-Man... (Table of Contents: 7)

Spider-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Gale
Pencils
Mario Alberti
Inks
Mario Alberti
Colors
Mario Alberti
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Hammerhead (cameo); Venom (cameo); Lizard (cameo)
Synopsis
A group of school kids imagine what it would be like to be Spider-Man.

The Blessing (Table of Contents: 8)

Spider-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Marc Guggenheim
Pencils
Mitchell Breitweiser (credited as Mitch Breitweiser)
Inks
Mitchell Breitweiser (credited as Mitch Breitweiser)
Colors
Elizabeth Breitweiser
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
May Parker; Spider-Man; Green Goblin; Venom; J. Jonah Jameson Sr.
Synopsis
Aunt May visits Uncle Ben's grave and seeks his blessing in her upcoming marriage to Jameson Sr.

Fight at the Museum (Table of Contents: 9)

Spider-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Zeb Wells
Pencils
Derec Aucoin
Inks
Derec Aucoin
Colors
Antonio Fabela
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Peter Parker [Spider-Man]; GUEST: Norah Winters
Synopsis
Peter and Norah are covering a superhero tech display at the Museum of Design when a group of kids start making fun of the Spider-Mobile.

The Final Spider-Man Cover You'll Never See! The Team-Up You Demanded By the Guys Who Can Never Do It! (Table of Contents: 10)

Spider-Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils
Klaus Janson
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Andres Mossa
Letters
Chris Eliopoulos
Editing
Tom Brevoort

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Spider-Man; Batman

Indexer Notes

Fake Spider-Man cover featuring a Spidey Batman team-up with Batman's name and figure covered by notes from Marvel's legal department. Ironically, ther have already been two Spider-Man/Batman team-up comics published in 1995 and 1997.

Violent Visions (Table of Contents: 11)

Spider-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Kelly
Pencils
Max Fiumara
Inks
Max Fiumara
Colors
Chris Chuckry
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Madame Web; Kraven [Ana Kravinoff] (villain); Sasha Nikolaevich (villain); Spider-Man (cameo); Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew] (cameo); Rhino (cameo); Black Cat (cameo); Arana (cameo); Lizard (cameo); Echo (cameo)
Synopsis
Madame Web is viewing the future when she is attacked and captured by the new Kraven and her mother.

Indexer Notes

Story is a quick preview of upcoming events as cameo panels feature scenes from future stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

The Amazing Spider-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stephen Wacker
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

No letters; long editorial from Steve Wacker.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Last Legs
    Spider-Man
  3. 2. Amazing Spider-Man Covers You'll Never See #1 Nothing Can Prepare You For "The Shame of the Spider-Son!"
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Identity Crisis
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. Amazing Spider-Man Covers You'll Never See #2 Could One of These Brides or Grooms Be a Clone? (Or Bucky?)
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. My Brother's Son
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. Yep! It's Some More Spider-Man Covers You'll Never See!
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. If I Was Spider-Man...
    Spider-Man
  9. 8. The Blessing
    Spider-Man
  10. 9. Fight at the Museum
    Spider-Man
  11. 10. The Final Spider-Man Cover You'll Never See! The Team-Up You Demanded By the Guys Who Can Never Do It!
    Spider-Man
  12. 11. Violent Visions
    Spider-Man
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The Amazing Spider-Mail
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