I want to read the Spiderman comics, but I don't know where to begin!?

I've never read comics before, so I'm not sure how to go about this. I've looked up a bit of Spidey stuff online, and it seems that there's like different tellings and retellings of Peter Parker's story, different comics, different story arcs, so much to choose from... What should I read? Help me!! show more I've never read comics before, so I'm not sure how to go about this. I've looked up a bit of Spidey stuff online, and it seems that there's like different tellings and retellings of Peter Parker's story, different comics, different story arcs, so much to choose from... What should I read? Help me!!
Update: @Jena: The 1st one of which story arc?
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