For those who are interested in reading the best Spider-Man stories in the order in which it first came out, here's our Top 50 list in chronological order. With longer storylines, we consider the date the story was completed. With untold tales, we're still going by publication date.
With the one episode of Spectacular Spider-Man, we're going by the earlier British air date of March 17 2009 rather than the American air date of November 13 2009.
Amazing Fantasy #15
Face to Face With the Lizard (Amazing Spider-Man #6)
The End of Spider-Man! (Amazing Spider-Man #18)
If This Be My Destiny (Amazing Spider-Man #31-33)
Spider-Man and the Green Goblin...both Unmasked (Amazing Spider-Man #39-40)
To Become An Avenger! (Amazing Spider-Man Annual #3)
Spider-Man No More (Amazing Spider-Man #50-52)
Disaster (Amazing Spider-Man #53-59)
The Madness of Mysterio (Amazing Spider-Man #66-67)
Green Goblin Lives (Spectacular Spider-Man Magazine #2)
Spider-Man...Murderer? (Amazing Spider-Man #88-90)
The Night Gwen Stacy Died (Amazing Spider-Man #121-122)
With This Gun... (Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man #71)
Nothing Can Stop the Juggernaut (Amazing Spider-Man #229-230)
The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man (Amazing Spider-Man #248)
Secrets, Confessions and Endings (Amazing Spider-Man #249-251)
When Cometh the Commuter (Amazing Spider-Man #267)
The Death of Jean Dewolfe (Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man #107-110)
Spider-Man Versus Wolverine
The Wedding (Amazing Spider-Man Annual 21)
Kraven's Last Hunt (Web of Spider-Man #31-32, Amazing Spider-Man #293-294, Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man #131-132)
Venom (Amazing Spider-Man #300)
Styx and Stone (Amazing Spider-Man #307-309
Five Minutes (The Ultimate Spider-Man anthology)
The Gift (Amazing Spider-Man #400)
The Alien Costume Saga (1994 Animated Series Episodes 7-9)
The Neogenic Nightmare (1994 Animated Series Episodes 14-27)
The Secret Wars (1994 Animated Series Episodes 61-63)
Peter Parker Spider-Man #20
One Small Break (Peter Parker Spider-Man #30-32)
Learning Curve (Ultimate Spider-Man #8-13)
Spider-Man the Movie
Death in the Family (Peter Parker Spider-Man #44-47)
Happy Birthday! (Amazing Spider-Man #498-500)
Spectacular Spider-Man Volume 2 #14
Spider-Man/ Human Torch: I'm With Stupid
Down Among Dead Men ( Marvel Knights Spider-Man # 1-12)
To Have and to Hold (Sensational Spider-Man Annual One)
Unscheduled Stop (Amazing Spider-Man #578-579)
Opening Night (Spectacular Spider-Man Season 2 Episode 12)
Peter Parker Must Die (Amazing Spider-Man Annual 36)
Shed (Amazing Spider-Man #630-633)
Astonishing Spider-Man and Wolverine
The Death of Spider-Man (Ultimate Spider-Man #156-160)
No One Dies (Amazing Spider-Man #655-656)
Spider Island (Amazing Spider-Man #666-673)
The Top 50 list is available in several other formats...
Sorted by Series.
Grouped by Writer and Artist.
Arranged by Villains and Guest Starrs
Categorized according to Supporting Cast members with significant roles.
Finally, there's the simple master list.
And then there's our awesome slider.
Or you could just go to the beginning of the countdown.