After witnessing the loss of life of one among his fellow Avengers, Ms. Marvel, Spider-Man is due for much more interior ache to come back down the road. Earlier this week, information leaked after which ultimately was confirmed by Marvel that Ms. Marvel would meet her finish in Superb Spider-Man #26, coming on the finish of Could. Now, the August solicits anticipate an excellent darker flip in Spider-Man’s life, as two of his worst villains workforce up with lethal intentions.
Marvel’s solicitations for August had been launched, together with Superb Spider-Man #32 by author Zeb Wells and artist Patrick Gleason. Gleason, greatest recognized for his personal work on the Spider-Man character, returns to the workforce for what guarantees to be “the darkest arc of ASM but!“. That promise sounds much more sinister contemplating that this arc is preceded by the loss of life of Kamala Khan, on high of all of Spider-Man’s drama with Mary-Jane and her new youngsters. To emphasise simply how darkish Peter’s life goes to be, a variant cowl by Elizabeth Torque for the difficulty pays homage to one of many darkest storylines in Spider-Man historical past, Kraven’s Final Hunt, this time with Spider-Gwen rising from the grave as an alternative of Peter Parker.
Spidey’s Present Run Goes Darker Than Followers Might Think about
Kraven’s Final Hunt is all in regards to the basic and, till that story, B-rate Spider-Man villain Kraven the Hunter, who committs to at least one final try and defeat Spider-Man. Kraven shoots Peter with a rifle and buries him, earlier than donning a Spider-Man swimsuit of his personal to show to himself that he is higher than his adversary. After utterly dropping his thoughts, Kraven takes his personal life, depriving Peter of his probability to settle issues. As for Superb Spider-Man #32, the story guarantees that two of Spider-Man’s villains shall be forming the deadliest duo he is ever confronted earlier than. Whereas the solicit doesn’t specify who these villains might be, it’s value noting that this yr’s Free Comedian E-book Day: Spider-Man/Venom #1 particular did see Kraven the Hunter workforce up with Physician Octopus. If Kraven is at the very least half of this mysterious duo, that may additionally clarify the Kraven’s Final Hunt homage reference to the quilt.
What the Variant Cowl Tells Us
For what’s already been a darkish, controversial run for the title character, issues proceed to go south for the pleasant neighborhood web-slinger. Seeing as it is a variant cowl, there isn’t a assure that Spider-Gwen might really be making an look on this comedian herself. Nonetheless, the truth that the comedian pays homage to one among Spidey’s darkest moments actually paints an image as to how darkish this upcoming arc might be, if it is anyplace near the tone of Kraven’s Final Hunt.
Even when there isn’t a assure that Kraven and Doc Ock are the duo in query, the quilt actually provides a touch for that to be the case. Readers by no means did get the total scope of what the 2 villains had been planning of their FCBD teaser. Superb Spider-Man #32 might very effectively be establishing their full plan in movement, and contemplating that each have a years-old grudge in opposition to Peter Parker, Spider-Man‘s life is actually about to get much more depressing after the controversial loss of life of his fellow Avenger Ms. Marvel.
Superb Spider-Man #32 releases in August from Marvel Comics.