Marvel Comics proudly presents another volume of Amazing Spider-Man tales by writer J. Michael Straczynski and artist John Romita Jr., featuring Spider-Man at his very best - continuing to protect innocent citizens from harm, even as he struggles to keep his personal life together. Peter Parker always believed the radioactive spider-bite that granted him his powers was an accident. Now, the mysterious Ezekiel offers Peter a shockingly different explanation! Next, Peter's career as a teacher intersects with his life as Spider-Man in a touching story about family devotion. Then see the web-slinger team up with Iron Man, Captain America and others to battle a group of monsters set on destroying New York City! Volume also includes the historic 500th issue featuring artwork by legendary Spidey artist John Romita Sr.!