It's starting to feel like 2018 is the year of Spider-Man. Actually, scratch that, it's become the year of the Spider-Verse. We've got a Spidey movie on the way that not only looks rad as hell but is diving straight into the idea of a multiverse of Spider-heroes. Sony is apparently bringing Silk to the big screen. And Marvel is actually building up to a spiritual sequel to the comic event that started this all off in the first place: Spider-Verse.
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Over the weekend, Spider-Man: Homecoming became Sony's second-largest opening ever, pulling in an impressive $US117 million ($153.2 million) and being on track to ultimately make $US300 million ($392.9 million) at the domestic box office alone. With that financial win in its pocket, Sony finally has to feel confident again about Spidey's cinematic future.
Video: We only recently learned that the spectacular Spider-Gwen would be joining Peter Parker, Miles Morales and a whole bunch of other Spider-heroes on Disney XD's Ultimate Spider-Man animated series. But now we actually have a glimpse of her in action, and it looks like she's bringing some family drama with her.
The surprise cancellation of the successful Disney Infinity video game franchise rocked gamers and collectors when news broke earlier this year. We're starting to see concept designs for what some of the never-produced figures would have looked like and the sight of them just intensifies the yearning for what could have been.
There are lots of Spider-people in Marvel Comics nowadays but only one of them has the distinction of being the parallel universe version of Peter Parker's long-dead girlfriend. Making an alt-Gwen into a superhero is a good twist but it's not the sole reason that readers should check out her adventures.