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The Comic Book Lore Behind the 3 New Costumes Coming to Marvel’s Spider-Man

Next week, the excellent Spider-Man game for PS4 is getting its first piece of downloadable content. It’s a new mission that brings Felicia Hardy, the Black Cat herself, back into Peter Parker’s Spandex-clad life. But it’s bringing with it even more costumes, if you can believe it, including a pair right out of the comics. Read More >>

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Venom’s Excellent Post-Credits Scenes Are Reason Enough to See the Movie

Since Venom takes place in a universe where Spider-Man doesn’t really exist, the idea that the movie’s meant to be the beginning of a symbiote-centric franchise is a little odd – Venom doesn’t exactly have the largest rogues gallery to incorporate into subsequent sequels. Read More >>

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The Most Detailed Into the Spider-Verse Trailer Breakdown You Could Ever Want

Yesterday brought with it another sumptuous look at Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sony Animation’s gorgeous take on the world of Miles Morales (and his cross-universe Spider-Friends). Not only does it give us our best peek yet at the film, but it’s jam-packed with dozens of little details and Easter eggs. Allow us to break down its amazing, sensational, and spectacular multiversal secrets for you... Read More >>

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Venom Director Ruben Fleischer on Reimagining the Lethal Protector Without Spider-Man’s Help

Sony’s Spider-Man-free Venom solo movie is finally upon us, and as wild as it might sound to comic book purists, the film totally works without the titular antihero’s nemesis. We recently spoke with director Ruben Fleischer about his personal connection to the source material, and why deviating from Venom’s canon actually gave him the freedom to explore the character in interesting new ways. Read More >>

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Marvel’s Spider-Man Understands the Amazing Fantasy of Becoming Peter Parker 

Spider-Man has a long history in video games – one that arguably has seen more lows than highs. Even in a world where superheroes are bigger than ever, Spider-Man is still waiting for a groundbreaking gaming experience like the Arkham series was for Batman. He might have finally got it in Marvel’s Spider-Man. Read More >>

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A Solo Black Cat Movie and Obscure Heroes Are Joining Sony’s Spider-Man Universe

What does Sony have planned for their Spider-Man film universe after the release of Venom? The answers may surprise you, because they sure surprised us. Read More >>

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Venom Should Be a Horror Movie Where the Monster Wins

Diehard Spider-Man fans will swear up and down that there’s no way to make a movie about Eddie Brock and Venom without Peter Parker, but that’s really not the case. Sony’s upcoming Venom standalone movie is the perfect opportunity to prove that the character can be much more compelling and nuanced when it’s anything other than a Spider-Man villain. Read More >>

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In the New Venom Trailer, Eddie Brock Meets the Beast Within 

Who could’ve guessed it, said beast is not that bad once you get to know it as it lives inside your body. And once you get past, you know, all the wanton murder it does. Read More >>

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A Short, Uncomplicated Guide to Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson’s Long, Complicated Love Life

Few couples in comic book history come close to the stature of Mary Jane Watson and Peter Parker. Even though they haven’t actually been a couple in the comics for over a decade – something that could be about to change – Pete and MJ’s relationship has been one of the most dramatic and beloved in comics. Given that their complicated history might be about to resume once more, here’s a brief rundown of their shared past. Read More >>

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The Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Comic-Con Footage Was Absolutely Amazing

Everything we’ve seen of Into the Spider-Verse so far has been utterly spectacular—and at San Diego Comic-Con, we just got even more. Miles Morales is in for a hell of a ride alongside his new best friends Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy... and there could be a few more Spider-Pals on the way. Read More >>

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Comic Book Legend Steve Ditko Is Dead

Legendary comic book creator and artist Steve Ditko has died at the age of 90. Read More >>

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I Wish There Was a Spider-Man TV Show Like This Videogame Fan Trailer

With just the right song, and some good edits, this game footage looks like it stepped out of the Spider-Man cartoon of my dreams. Read More >>

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A Quick Guide to the Sinister Six, the Villainous Team-Up Menacing Spider-Man’s New Video Game

Early Tuesday morning at the E3 gaming expo, Sony and Insomniac Games gave us another amazing look at the PS4 Spider-Man game dropping this September, introducing us to a few of Peter Parker’s worst enemies... six of them, in fact. In the comics, six is a rather unlucky number for Spidey, because it’s the size of one of his most infamous villain teams, the aptly named Sinister Six. Read More >>