What happens when you meet your greatest hero and he doesn’t turn out to be who you thought he was? Well, the Superior Spider-Panel set that question in motion for Flash Thompson, a.k.a. Venom, with the announcement of Darkest Hours, a four part story arc starting in Superior Spider-Man #22 and continuing through to Superior Spider-Man #25. For the cover to that, and some more Spider-News, take the jump.
We’ve featured a lot of male character fighting in the Major Spoilers Poll of the Week, but this week, we cast our gaze to the ladies. This week, the gorgeous ladies of comics enter the ring to mix it up. FIGHT!
As both Peter Parker and Spider-Man, his friends and family have always shaped Marvel’s most perennially popular protagonist. Many of Spider-Man’s greatest adventures have been infused with the additional drama directly derived from the presence of his loved ones. Some have been held captive by super villains, turned into were-creatures, beaten up, hospitalized, crippled, traumatized for life, turned into criminals, had their marriages dissolved and some have even made the ultimate sacrifice. No, not appearing in a Spidey book written by Todd McFarlane. I’m talking death, folks. Well, as dead as one can be in the today’s comic book marketplace.
Marvel released a sneak peek of Amazing Spider-Man Presents: Black Cat #3 that arrives in stores on August 25, 2010.
A lot of websites are reporting the rumor from their various sources that claim H’Wood is looking at Anne Hathaway to play Black Cat in the upcoming Spider-Man 4 movie. Nikki Finke has a lot of insiders at the studios and reports While Sony Pictures insists no decisions have been made, sources tell me that the producers have approached Anne Hathaway to star in the film. As we have no inside sources in H’Wood, which is probably a good idea on so many levels, we’re just going by the stories everyone else is running. I’m not sold on Hathaway in