Collecting 2001's most critically acclaimed Spidey stories! Join writer J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5) and penciler John Romita Jr. as an encounter with an enigmatic stranger forever changes the way Peter Parker looks at himself - and his alter ego, the Amazing Spider-Man! Plus, the wall-crawler faces reality head-on as he deals with the worst tragedy ever to befall his city: the events of September 11th! Plus: Paul Jenkins and Mark Buckingham's modern tale of hero worship in the inner city, as well as Greg Rucka and Eduardo Risso's glimpse into the dark life of the Kingpin! Collects AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Vol. 2) #30-36, SPIDER-MAN'S TANGLED WEB #4-6, PETER PARKER: SPIDER-MAN #36, and ULTIMATE MARVEL TEAM-UP #6-8!