If you were dismayed that you would have to wait until June to read Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man, you are in luck as Marvel is releasing a lead-in issue featuring Spider-Man and Secret Empire!
“Free Comic Book Day is one of the best opportunities available to bring in both new and lapsed fans,” said Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “It’s a chance to set up new stories and status quos, as well as show off new and exciting titles. With that in mind, we’re thrilled to bring two additional original stories to Free Comic Book Day this year. Secret Empire and Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man are poised to be two of the year’s biggest books, and we can’t wait for fans to get a sneak peek at both.
First, the Marvel Universe is under siege from the greatest threat it has ever known! Everything has been leading to this as Nick Spencer and Andrea Sorrentino bring the entire Marvel Universe together for the highly-anticipated SECRET EMPIRE series! UNITED THEY STAND against a common foe, the Avengers, the X-Men, the Defenders, the Champions, the Inhumans, Spider-Man and more must hold together as an unwavering front! Yet even their combined might may not be enough to withstand the awesome power of Hydra!
Then, after his globetrotting adventures Spider-Man has returned to his friendly neighborhood as Chip Zdarsky and Paulo Siqueira present a sneak peek at PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN! A new companion series to the best-selling Amazing Spider-Man, Peter Parker is back in the Big Apple he’s brought the Ol’ Parker Luck with him! Don’t miss your first taste of this back-to-basics and high-flying ongoing series!
Free Comic Book Day is coming on May 6th!