2022 marks the sixtieth anniversary of Spider-Man’s debut within the pages of Wonderful Fantasy #15, and Marvel Comics has massive plans for the wallcrawler. Marvel will relaunch the flagship Wonderful Spider-Man sequence in April, kicking off what seems to be to be one the darkest chapters in Peter Parker’s life.
The brand new quantity of Wonderful Spider-Man shall be helmed by two veteran creators – author Zeb Wells and artist John Romita, Jr. Romita is among the many most prolific Spider-Man artists of all time, with a number of prolonged runs on the assorted Spider-Man titles relationship again many years. Wells is overseeing the “Spider-Man Beyond” storyline within the present quantity of ASM, which options the return of Peter’s clone Ben Reilly.
It appears Peter will reclaim the Spider-Man mantle by the top of past, however not with out some disastrous penalties. Try the teaser artwork beneath for a glimpse of the most recent catastrophe to befall Peter Parker:
This artwork suggests Peter will caught in a large explosion in New York Metropolis, one probably brought on by his personal tech. For a hero so usually motivated by guilt, this catastrophe could also be one which haunts Spider-Man for a very long time to come back.
Marvel’s press launch teases, “Peter’s on the outs with the FF. He’s on the outs with the Avengers. He’s even on the outs with Aunt May! After a terrible and mysterious incident, no one wants to see Spider-Man – except for Doctor Octopus. Ock’s on Spider-Man’s tail and the Master Planner has something truly terrible planned for when he gets his tentacles on Spidey. All that, and Tombstone makes a move that will remind readers why he’s one of Spider-Man’s most terrifying villains…”
The Wonderful Spider-Man #1 Cowl Gallery
“Spider-Man doesn’t turn sixty every year,” stated editor Nick Lowe, “and we are going BIG with this run cramming it with the biggest WTF moments Spidey has ever had. Zeb and JRJR will go down in history as one of the best creative teams ever!”
The Wonderful Spider-Man #1 will hit shops on Wednesday, April 6.
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