Forget Spider-Man! How about an arachnidan bad guy? From the comics vault comes a classic tale of terror and intrigue introducing a villain equipped with an amazingly versatile exoskeleton and a brain to match - The Spider! His greatest ambition is to become the 'King of Crime'. To achieve this goal, he organises a gang of criminals including such specialists as 'Professor' Pelham, a brilliant crooked scientist, and Roy Ordini, ace safecracker, and embarks on his felonious spree! Written by Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel, this gorgeous hardback features a new cover by Garry Leach and exclusive bonus material on the history of the character!