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When Emmy-winning writer Kevin Shinick pitched his one-word idea to executives for Marvel's Spider-Man, he knew he had their attention. The word: Science. It's just as much a part of Peter Parker's DNA as the radioactive spider bite that gifted him his powers in the series' six-part origin story. And while Parker's scientific genius and ingenuity has long been an integral part of his decades of comic book lore, it's rarely explored earnestly in any of the superhero's many adaptations. Marvel's Spider-Man aims to rectify that with a … »
- Dave Trumbore
Coming to a close this week is Ultimate Spider-Man, which will air its final episode tomorrow, January 7th. Marvel is pulling the plug on the show to instead focus on a new effort. We don’t know too much about it just yet, but the company is planning a new animated series for Disney Xd, and as the teaser above confirms, it’ll arrive in the summer.
At only 10 seconds long, not much else is revealed in this awfully brief tease, but the confirmation of a release window is certainly exciting and nicely ties the new show in with Spider-Man: Homecoming, which swings into theaters on July 7th and stars Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr. and Michael Keaton, among others.
From what we’ve heard, Marvel’s Spider-Man, as it’s being called for now, will follow a young Peter Parker, one who’s still going through his teenage years, »
- Josh Wilding
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