From the press release: Marvel is proud to unveil Marvel Architect, Mark Bagley’s, stunning variant to the critically acclaimed Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #160 – the tragic conclusion to “Death of Spider-Man”! It’s the death that rocked headlines everywhere from NPR, Fox News, to Entertainment Weekly and no Ultimate Comics Spider-Man fan can afford to miss [...]

From the press release: THE  “ULTIMATE” SUPER HERO DEATH Peter Parker Dies In Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #160 In Stores Wednesday New York, NY—June 21, 2011— PETER PARKER HAS SPUN HIS LAST WEB.  In the storyline that has garnered the attention of fans and media worldwide, Marvel revealed that Peter Parker meets his tragic end in [...]

From the press release: Death of Spider-Man, the story that everyone from ABC to MTV and FOX News are talking about, reaches its stunning conclusion this June and, to commemorate this momentous issue, superstar Joe Quesada illustrates an all-new variant cover! This powerful piece, from Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer, arrives in two different versions—the full [...]

I think it might be a bit over-the-top calling this the “ultimate comics story of the decade”. It’s a bit hard to work up interest in yet another superhero “death”, so soon after the death of Johnny Storm, but people seem to buy into this sort of thing, and who am I to judge! From [...]