Are the rumors of Uncle Ben's return from the grave true? How many people has J. Jonah Jameson hired and fired? Who is that armored Spider-Man from the future with six arms? You know the Lizard, but who's the Iguana? Can you name all the alien symbiotes besides Venom and Carnage? Spidey's ex-girlfriend Deb Whitman is back! What's her story, anyway? All these questions and more will be answered in the SPIDER-MAN: BACK IN BLACK HANDBOOK, spotlighting everyone's favorite wall-crawler sporting his enigmatic ebony attire, with an in-depth look at Spider-Man's fantastic powers. This issue also features the return of fan-favorite classic Handbook illustrator Eliot R Brown with tech-specs on Tony Stark's Spider-Man costume.