Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse -The Art of the Movie (Hardcover)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse -The Art of the Movie By Ramin Zahed, Brian Michael Bendis (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Ramin Zahed, Brian Michael Bendis (Foreword by)
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Description


Discover the world of the multi-award-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in this stunning collection of art. Packed with concept art, final designs, and artist commentary plus previously unseen storyboards.

Discover the secrets of the Spider-Verse in this visually stunning collection of more than 500 pieces of artwork from the Oscar-winning, groundbreaking animated feature film!


Fans can go behind the scenes with the creators of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and get a look at concept art, final designs, and artist commentary, plus previously unseen storyboards.


Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man universe. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse where more than one wears the mask.

This luxurious oversized art book unmasks the artistry behind the dazzling and thoroughly original movie with a unique visual style that’s the first of its kind. 

Here you’ll find fascinating insights into the filmmakers’ creative process: 

• Exclusive commentary from creators Phil Lord and Christopher Miller on their inspirations for their unique new take on Spider-Man, rooted in his comics origins and the idea of a post-modern Spider-Man in an environment that has multiple spider-people from all of the comics, and giving the film an even stronger visual identity by leaning into the comic book language.

• Concept art and sketches of every featured character and location in the film. Meet Miles Morales, the Peter Parkers, Spider-Gwen/Ghost-Spider, Spider-Ham, Peni and SP//dr and Spider-Man Noir—as well as villains Green Goblin, Scorpion, Tombstone, the Prowler, Doctor Octavius and Kingpin. Explore New York City and State, from Miles’s Brooklyn home to Manhattan, the Hudson Valley Forest, Spider-Man’s hideout and Wilson Fisk’s particle collider.

• Unseen storyboards and paintings of key scenes—including Miles meeting the older Peter Parker for the first time; Miles swinging through the city, exploring the subway, and swinging through the forest; the fight at Aunt May’s; and Uncle Aaron’s death.

• 2 gatefolds feature the film’s complete color script by Dave Bleitch and artwork by Justin K. Thompson, Wendell Dalit, Alberto Mielgo and Yuhki Demers depicting Miles Morales/Spider-Man; storyboards by Ryan Savas of Miles exploring his powers for the first time; and lighting keys by Wendell Dalit of the same sequence.

• A foreword written by Brian Michael Bendis, Miles Morales’ co-creator and executive producer of the film.

Go into the Spider-Verse any time you want with this special compilation of art from the film that belongs on every fan’s coffee table! 

“The visual look of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a marvel. Seeing how they came to the design choices they did is... worth the price of this book and then some”- Vespe's Holiday Gift Guide

About the Author


Editor in chief of Animation Magazine, and former senior editor at Daily Variety, Zahed has been covering the entertainment industry for over 15 years. As well as writing The Art of The Iron Giant, Home, The Little Prince, Rise of the Guardians, Puss in Boots and The Art of DreamWorks Animation, Zahed has written for the Los Angeles Times, Hollywood Reporter, LA Weekly and Movieline Magazine on film, animation, vfx and TV.

Praise For…


“The work that's been done on this film absolutely deserves to be poured over” - Birth.Movies.Death

“astounding” - SyFy Gallery Feature

“the visual look of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse is a marvel. Seeing how they came to the design choices they did is...worth the price of this book and then some” - Vespe's Holiday Gift Guide

 “the making of a masterpiece” - CBR.com

“This is an art book that’ll only increase the hype to rewatch and enjoy the incredible film” - Adventures in Poor Taste 

“This art book is gorgeous...a great companion if you enjoyed the film and want to know more about how it was created” - Geekisphere

"Beautifully designed and laid out, the book is an intimate portfolio resplendent with color character renderings, setting concepts, story-boarding and start-to-finish designs."  - Boyce McClain, Collector's Corner

 “a stunning dive into one of 2018’s finest features...as memorable and accomplished as anything in the final product” - The Film Stage 

“These art books are gorgeous, each one a perfect complement to a well-read living room or workspace” - Daily Beast
Product Details
ISBN: 9781785659461
ISBN-10: 1785659464
Publisher: Titan Books
Publication Date: December 18th, 2018
Pages: 204
Language: English