In 1962 Stan Lee and Steve Ditko established Spider-Man’s Spidey’s origin in Amazing Fantasy No. 15, the tale that introduced geeky Peter Parker to the world and gave him fantastic powers via the bite of a radioactive spider.
Wednesday marks the release of the oversized Amazing Spider-Man Issue 692 in honor of Spidey’s 50th anniversary. It hints at the many changes he’s bound to see in his 51st year and beyond.
Over five decades of comics, cartoons and movies the character has become one of the most recognizable personalities on the planet.
To honor the milestone, HERE is a look at 10 ways Spider-Man has amazed the world.