Marvel has announced a brand new Spider-Girl series that will only be available as a digital comic at Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited.Â The series, which launches on April 15, 2009,Â will be written by Tom DeFalco, and drawn by Ron Frenz.Â If you don’t want to sign up for the digital comics version, Spectacular Spider-Girl will appear in Amazing Spider-Man Family #5 hitting stores on April 29, 2009. via Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited
Marvel has unveiled a very holiday themed Santa-Ape Variant cover to Marvel Apes #0.Â This issue collects the debut appearances by The Gibbon from Amazing Spider-Man #110=11 and the first Spider-Monkey story from Amazing Spider-Man Family #1. Take the jump for a look at the Salva Espin cover.
Everyone’s favorite non-skrull female wall crawler is getting canceled.Â Writer Tom DeFalco confirmed Amazing Spider-Girl will end with issue #30, currently scheduled for March 2009. Wrote DeFalco, â€œTo those who predicted that Spider-Girl would never last, you were right. (You were off by a little over 11 years, but you were right.)â€ It is unclear where Spider-Girl will appear next, but apparently discussions are taking place to move Spider-Girl to the Amazing Spider-Man Family line. via Comic Book Resources
Here’s something you don’t see everyday – a 104 page comic that isn’t priced at $8.00!Â Amazing Spider-Man Family #1 looks like a Frequently Asked Questions on all things post Brand New Day.Â Plus the issue features the first look of the Marvel Apes universe.Â And we all know monkeys and comics mean gold! Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the issue that arrives August 6, 2008.