National Spider-Man Day Celebrates 58 Years of Marvel's Web-Slinger

National Spider-Man Day Celebrates 58 Years of Marvel's Web-Slinger
It's Aug. 1, so Marvel fans worldwide are celebrating 58 years of web slinging for National Spider-Man Day. The occasion honors the creation of the red-and-blue superhero, who was first introduced into Marvel Comics by the late Stan Lee in August 1962. After nearly six decades and with the superhero branching out across many mediums, Spider-Man is perhaps even more popular than ever, based on the immense fan appreciation shown for Spidey today on social media.

"58 years of my favorite superhero! Happy Spider-Man Day!!" tweets one fan. Many fans are also taking the occasion to honor their particular favorite Spider-Man actors, from Tobey Maguire to Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland and those who've voiced Spidey in animated movies and TV shows. Another kind tweet acknowledges all of the various Spidey actors by showing love for them all simultaneously, reading: "Happy Spider-Man Day everyone. Today is the day to celebrate the greatest superhero of all time.
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