Image Co-Founder Erik Larsen Returns to Amazing Spider-Man

Writer/artist Erik Larsen returns to the friendly-neighborhood Spider-Man in September for Amazing Spider-Man: Going Big #1.

Joining Larsen on the Marvel 80th anniversary special one-shot comic are Spider-Man legends Gerry Conway and Mark Bagley.

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Marvel.com reveals Larsen and Conway will co-write the story, with Larsen, Bagley and others illustrating, in a story teased to "keep you guessing until the very last page..."

Larsen's cover to Amazing Spider-Man: Going Big #1 can be found below.

Erik Larsen became the regular penciler on Amazing Spider-Man with issue #329, replacing Todd McFarlane. Amazing Spider-Man #350 was his final issue on the series, with Mark Bagley taking his place. One of the highlights of Larsen's time on Amazing Spider-Man came from his contributions to the Venom character, adding elements like the Lethal Protector's signature, toothy smile and elongated tongue.

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Larsen joined McFarlane, Rob Liefeld, Jim Lee, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino in leaving Marvel Comics to form Image Comics in 1992, where he launched Savage Dragon in the same year. The title has gone on to become one of the longest-running superhero comics to date, with Larsen writing and illustrating since its inception.

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Amazing Spider-Man: Going Big #1 goes on sale in Sept. from Marvel Comics.

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