Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse was the ultimate remedy for Sony Animation after The Emoji Movie received critical disdain. With Spider-Verse and Venom, Sony keep proving that while letting Disney play with Spider-Man was always going to lead to huge profits for their rival, keeping the universe has given them the best of both worlds.
When it comes to the Spider-Verse, the best might still be yet to come. A spin-off from Into The Spider-Verse, starring Gwen Stacey, Silk and Spider-Woman has been greenlit. Hailee Steinfeld is due to return as Gwen, and we know a few of the behind the scenes names too. Plot details so far are sketchy, but there’s still plenty of other things to explore.
New characters means new powers, new relationships, and new origin stories - and just because three characters are known to be leading the story doesn’t mean we won’t see others popping up. Spider-Man is one of the most beloved characters Marvel has, so it’s no surprise many writers and artists have conjured their own versions through the years.
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Stacey Henley is a published author, avid gamer and all-round nerd. She can most often be found roaming through vivid expansive spaces and discovering the world around her, but only in video games. In real life, she mostly stays home.