Spider-Man is widely regarded as one of the most famous and commercially successful comic-book characters and superheroes in history, owned by Marvel Comics. It was created by writer Stan Lee and illustrator Steve Ditko. In Spider-Man’s first appearance, in Marvel Comics’ Amazing Fantasy, no. 15 (1962), a American teenager named Peter Parker is a poor sickly orphan. He is bitten by a radioactive spider, due to which he gains superhuman strength, tremendous agility, and the ability to cling to walls.
Spider-Man has appeared in various forms of media, including a few animated and live-action television shows, newspaper comic strips and a series of films.
DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF SPIDERMAN LOGO
Shape of the Spiderman Logo
The Spiderman logo is one of the most memorable and recognized logos in the world. The Spiderman merchandise is also hugely well-liked and adored by millions of people and the Spiderman logo appears on virtually anything you can imagine to buy, from t-shirts to caps and belts.
The Spiderman character, its imaginative qualities and the iconic Spiderman logo were conceptualized by Stan Lee, Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby. The Spiderman logo is a prominent feature of the traditional ‘red and blue’ Spiderman costume and it has always been placed on the center of the chest.
The Spiderman logo comprises of a spider symbol that relates the character to the spider’s extraordinary skills and abilities. The spider is a traditional symbol of protection, power, agility, mystery, creativity and wisdom.
Joe Simon, the renowned American comic book writer and artist, has also claimed to have designed the Spiderman logo in 1953. He credits Clarence Beck as his helper and illustrator in the project.
Colors of the Spiderman Logo
The Spiderman logo appeared in a mysterious black color in the comic series, and featured a brownish black color in the first two motion-pictures, Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2. The poster of the third sequel, however, contains a very distinctive silverfish black tone.