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Marvel Comics‘ Spider-Verse is Coming to a Huge, „Fiery Finish“


Variant cover for Edge of Spider-Verse #3, featuring Felicia Hardy as the Night-Spider.

Picture: Kris Anka/Marvel Comics

Ever since 2014’s Into the Spider-Verse occasion introduced collectively Peter Parker’s Spider-Man and his different alternate universe webswingers from throughout the Marvel multiverse, the online warriors have been incessantly hanging out with each other within the comics. 2018 noticed the Spider-Geddon occasion to coincide with the then-upcoming Into the Spider-Verse film, and now a 3rd occasion will carry issues to an enormous, webby conclusion. Or will it…

Earlier within the week, Polygon revealed Finish of the Spider-Verse, a brand new occasion from author Dan Slott and a at the moment unknown artist that may supposedly carry the titular Spider-Verse to a “fiery conclusion,” in keeping with an announcement supplied by the author. “They might’ve milked this money cow for many years,” he went on to say. “That mentioned, if you’re going to do it, going all-out in a blaze of glory is unquestionably the best way to go!”

However earlier than that arrives later within the yr, Slott and a rotating group of writers and artists will set the stage with a five-issue miniseries anthology dubbed Fringe of Spider-Verse releasing in August. Just like how the unique anthology in 2014 launched Spider-Gwen and Peni Parker to the world, this new string of Edge comics will introduce some new Spider-heroes: Felicia Hardy, aka the “Evening-Spider”, with a design by Kris Anka; Hunter-Spider by Mark Bagley, who’s Kraven the Hunter however with spider powers that he acquired in “an uncommon method”; and Martin Coccolo’s Spider-Laird, who Slott dubs “the primary kilt-wearing hero of the Spider-Verse,” and can hopefully catch on within the cosplay scene. Slott will cowrite the problems alongside writers like Karla Pacheco (Spider-Girl) and Alex Segura (Secret Id), with artwork from Mark Bagley and different at the moment undisclosed artists.

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Picture: Josemaria Casanovas/Marvel Comics

Since multiverses are so scorching proper now, and Spider-verses specifically are about to get a resurgence, you possibly can have a look at Edge and Finish of Spider-Verse as heat up for the world-hopping weirdness on the horizon. However after preventing and defeating multiversal vampires twice, the query now turns into, what’s going to carry Peter Parker, Miles Morales, and different Spider-characters again collectively to save lots of their multiverse another time? That’ll be revealed within the pages of Edge’s second situation.

Edge of Spider-Verse will begin its weekly five-issue run on August 3rd, while End of Spider-Verse currently has no official release date.


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