Marvel Comics is teasing a sequel for the “most infamous Spider-Man story ever advised.” However which story is that?
A intestine response, primarily based on that caption mixed with the teaser artwork of Spider-Man and Mary Jane in an odd, entangled pose, narrows it down to some potential choices, notably the tales Spider-Man: Reign or Spider-Man: One Extra Day.
The query is, which Spider-Man story does Marvel think about to be its “most infamous,” and does their opinion line up with fan perceptions?
It is arduous to say – Spider-Man has had some pretty “infamous” tales in his previous, lots of which have already been revisited, revamped, and retconned. However primarily based on the artwork, which resembles the quilt of Spider-Man: Reign, and which Marvel has confirmed was created by Spider-Man: Reign author/artist Kaare Andrews, the straightforward cash appears to be on a sequel to the dystopian future story
Spider-Man: Reign tells the story of an older Peter Parker popping out of retirement for one final massive journey as Spider-Man (not not like the basic Batman story The Darkish Knight Returns).
Why is that infamous? As a result of on the earth of Spider-Man: Reign, Mary Jane is lifeless after getting most cancers from publicity to radiation by… effectively… Peter Parker’s most intimate bodily fluids… if you realize what I imply.
That in flip raises the query of whether or not that may be thought of probably the most infamous Spider-Man story by followers – to which the reply might be “probably not.”
The doubtful honor, no less than amongst followers, extra probably goes to Spider-Man: One Extra Day, during which Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson commerce their marriage – and a number of other years of their historical past – to the demon Mephisto to save lots of the lifetime of Aunt Could.
There are additionally tales reminiscent of Hassle, a non-continuity romance comedian restricted collection which implied that Peter Parker’s aunt Could and his mom Mary had been troubled teenagers who had been embroiled in a devastating love triangle. And ‘Sins Previous,’ a narrative during which it was revealed that Norman Osborn had an affair with Peter’s lengthy lifeless girlfriend Gwen Stacy, and that the 2 had secret twin youngsters collectively – a secret which has since fortunately been retconned as completely pretend.
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