Spider-Man is one of Marvel's most popular characters. Long before the days of the MCU, the wall-crawler had his own movies, video games, and other merchandise. Nowadays, Spider-Man fans are being treated extremely well, with excellent media to consume and a new Spidey entering the comics. It's a great time to be a Spidey fan.
If you find yourself a Spidey fan, you may be looking for some items to help bolster your own collection. Prepare to be wowed as we go through plenty of Spidey-related items, books, and more that are sure to give your collection some extra flair. Here are 10 Spider-Man things only real fans own.
10 MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE ART OF THE GAME
Marvel's Spider-Man was Insomniac's latest game and regarded by many to be one of the best superhero games ever made. It was even up for Game of the Year in 2018. With so many Spidey fans already getting their hands on the game, a crucial item to get next would be the Marvel's Spider-Man: The Art of the Game book.
This book goes through the details and concept art about the making of the game as well as Insomniac's decisions on what things got in and what things were left out. It's like a case study on one of the best games released last year.
9 SPIDER-MAN SPHERO
Interactive AI is the way of the future. While most people prefer having things like Amazon Alexa or Google Home, Spider-Man fans will be looking into the Spider-Man Sphero. This little toy functions like an AI, capable of setting alarms and telling time. However, he is also full of trivia related to Spider-Man and can tell funny jokes to boot.
It's like a home assistant device but with a lot more personality. It also has a companion app to keep the fun going for hours on end. It even has LCD eyes to make it look expressive like in the movies.
8 SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE: THE ART OF THE MOVIE
Did you hear the news that Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse won Best Animated Picture at the Oscars? Spidey fans are likely to have seen and enjoyed this film. With the movie getting so much praise for its animation and art direction, a worthy purchase for any fan would be Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: The Art of the Movie.
As with most The Art of the Movie books, this one goes in-depth about the creation of the film. It includes interviews from the filmmakers as well as delving into how the animation was achieved. It also includes some exclusive concept art.
7 SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE ORIGINAL SCORE
While Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse wasn't up for Best Original Score, there was still a lot to love about the music in the film. It combined the urban feel of Miles' world with a sort of techno vibe reflected in the Spider-Men from different universes coming to fight alongside him.
Many people loved the score, which can be purchased now. The score comes in either an audio CD or a vinyl, so it's up to you whichever you want to add to your collection. Either way, you'll get to listen to music from Into the Spider-Verse, so the choice is an easy one.
6 THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN: THE COMPLETE SERIES
While there have been many Spider-Man shows on all sorts of platforms, one of the best remains The Spectacular Spider-Man. While the show was never completed, fans are still going to want to go back through all the episodes. Without it being easily accessible on streaming services like Netflix, it becomes an enticing purchase to buy the complete series.
The series can be purchased in a DVD or Blu-Ray set, and neither are all that expensive, so it's a worthy purchase for fans of the show. If you're a Spidey fan and have never seen it, then now is the time to start.
5 LEGENDARY: PAINT THE TOWN RED EXPANSION
Upper Deck Legendary is the Marvel deck-building game that simulates what it would be like to fight off a team of Marvel villains by having all sorts of heroes working together. The base set is a big package, but there are plenty of expansions that throw other characters into the mix.
If you're a Spider-Man fan, then the Paint the Town Red expansion might be the first one you want to get. The expansion includes many characters from Spider-Man lore, such as Scarlet Spider, Symbiote Spider-Man, and even Black Cat. Other street-level heroes are added for good measure, rounding out the expansion.
4 SEGA SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING FIGURE
With Spider-Man being such a popular superhero, there are bound to be plenty of collectible figures of him. This one from SEGA is based on the Spider-Man suit seen in Spider-Man: Homecoming. There are all sorts of intricate details on the figure, such as the webbing and canisters around his belt.
It even has the lines over the blue parts of his legs. The figure is locked in a pose and set on a pedestal featuring the film's logo. It's not posable, making it solely an item for display purposes. However, it's still a great-looking figure with a lot of detail.
3 IRON SPIDER CHROME FUNKO POP!
Funko Pops are quickly becoming one of the most popular collectibles for fans of just about anything. Spider-Man fans have plenty of figures to choose from, but one they may want to nab quickly is the chrome Iron Spider figure. The base figure design is from the Iron Spider suit seen in Avengers: Infinity War.
However, this version is covered in gold chrome in honor of Marvel Studios 10th anniversary. All the details on the regular figure are present, but the gold makes them stand out a bit less. However, this is a slick and inexpensive figure that would go great with any Spidey collection.
2 SPIDER-MAN AND VENOM SOCKS
When it comes to expression, colorful socks are the way to go. Spider-Man fans have their pick when it comes to them as well, as there are plenty of different designs to choose from. However, one of the best pairs is this one. It essentially includes two high-quality pairs. One features the black webbing and logo of Spider-Man, while the other features the white logo of Venom.
Many Spider-Man fans likely are fans of Venom as well, so this sock bundle has the best of both worlds in that regard. If you're just a Spidey fan, though, there are many other options as well.
1 SPIDER-MAN MONOPOLY
Monopoly is a game that will never go out of style and can be easily adapted by other franchises. Spider-Man fans will be happy to know that there is a Spider-Man Monopoly. In this version of the game, players will travel around the board purchasing various villains from Spider-Man history.
The board is decorated in Spider-Man imagery, making it fun to look at. The game pieces are also based on both characters and tools from Spider-Man history. Players can take control of Green Goblin or move around as Spider-Man's web shooter instead. There's also an expensive collector's edition of this game available.
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