"Transformations, Literal & Otherwise"
First Appearance of Ezekiel Sims, Morlun, Dex, Kyle Jacoby, and Joey Castone.
*As Peter Parker gets back into the swing of his life, a sudden encounter with an enigmatic stranger will forever change the way he will look at himself—and his alterego, the ever amazing Spider-Man! *Source: marvel.com
This issue marks the beginning of J. Michael Straczynski's 7 year run on Amazing Spider-Man
Collected in Amazing Spider-Man (2001) #1, Best of Spider-Man HC Volume 1, and Amazing Spider-Man by JMS Ultimate Collection TPB Volume 1.
Reprinted in Spider-Man: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibilty #3.