The terror of Spider Island is over. Parker has come out the hero once again, saving the entire city himself. People are starting to wake up and realize what happened. So what did happen? Find out after the jump.
Or – “Games Of Deceit And Death…“ Ever since 1973, Shang-Chi, the son of Fu Manchu, has walked the roads of the Marvel Universe seeking balance and spiritual enrichment. Now that every single person in Manhattan has gained Spider-Man’s powerset, Shang’s search has been sidetracked a bit by a mystical menace that nobody else can perceive. Will his fists of fury be enough to track down the big boss behind this game of death, or has he forever lost the way of the dragon in the spider’s web?
Marvel sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in September 2011. Take the jump for the latest Fear Itself, Spider Island and the return of the Ultimate Universe with a slew of number one issues.
With Spider-Island ready to kick into high gear with Amazing Spider-Man #666, Marvel is hoping to get comic shop owners in on the event by creating variant covers specifically for their retail shop.
Not everyone will be affected/infected by the Spider-Island event, which means there is a lot of potential for mini-series and tie-in issues for the upcoming Marvel Fall event. Shang-Chi and Iron Fist will need to cut their way through the mayhem in Spider-Island: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1. “I’ve been a fan of Shang-Chi for years, so writing Spider-Island: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu is great fun, especially as Shang himself gets spider-powers,” said writer Anthony Johnston. “Then just throw in a little mystery, some gothic horror, a guest appearance by Iron Fist… and more Kung Fu per page
Marvel sent another teaser image for Spider-Island, this time featuring one of the big villains ready to take advantage of the situation. “The new Hobgoblin and the Jackal play central roles in Slott and Ramos’ Spider-Island epic. With this double-sized special we’re giving the readers two thrilling, death-defying stories connected directly to Spider-Island’s main artery,” said senior editor Steve Wacker. “This ain’t just a couple origin stories. Chris Gage and Fred Van Lente worked closely with Dan to weave stories that serve to violently expand the main Spider-Island plot.” Spider-Island: Deadly Foes #1 arrives in August and has a $4.99
Marvel released a teaser image and information regarding Venom’s involvement with Spider-Island. With a whole of city of Spider-Men & Women to fight through, can Flash maintain control of a suit that wants nothing less than to put an end to any and all wall-crawlers? Or will the kill switch finally be thrown on America’s ultimate man in black? Find out when Venom takes Manhattan this August, only in Venom #6! Rick Remender is pretty tight on who Venom will be taking on in the event, but they are “huge characters”. Venom #6 gets in on the Spider-Island action in
Marvel has announced that the team of Cloak and Dagger will be defending the realm when Spider-Island arrives in August. Morning Glories creator Nick Spencer and artist Emma Rios will team to bring the story to you. “Nick and Emma are two of the most explosive new talents in comics and they’re matched perfectly on with Cloak and Dagger…two of Marvel’s most exciting characters,” said Marvel Senior Editor Steve Wacker. “ This is the definitely the book to watch coming out of Spider-Island.” Spider-Island: Cloak and Dagger #1 has a $2.99 cover price. via Marvel
When Spider-Island: The Amazing Spider-Island #1 arrives in August, Anya Corazon will go up against her deadliest enemies. That is all according to Marvel, and writer Paul Tobin. “It’s a VERY different Spider-Girl that readers will encounter in the pages of Spider-Island: The Amazing Spider-Girl, as the strange outbreak of spider-powers infects her as well… but in very surprising ways,” said writer Paul Tobin. “And when the Society of the Wasp declares full scale war on the new ‘army’ of the spider-powered, Spider-Girl surprisingly finds herself aligned with the Kingpin and Hobgoblin. Even more surprisingly she finds that, maybe…that’s where
Press Release Marvel is proud to announce Spider-Island, the comic book event of the summer from the best-selling creative team of Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos. Kicking off this August in Amazing Spider-Man #667 (with a special prelude in #666) the citizens of Manhattan—including some of Spidey’s closest allies and deadliest foes—begin exhibiting the web-slinger’s very own powers! But as Spider-Man must stop a seemingly insurmountable super powered crime wave, he must also find out just who’s responsible for mutating Manhattan…and the truth will irrevocably alter his world. Fans will get their first full-length lead in to Spider-Island in Marvel’s