Marvel Introduces New Spider-man to the Ultimate Universe

August 3, 2011

in News Flash

“When the opportunity arose to create a new Spider-Man, we knew it had to be a character that represents the diversity—in background and experience—of the twenty-first century,” said Axel Alonso, Marvel Editor in Chief.

With the Death of Spider-man in the “Ultimate” universe it opened an opportunity for a new spider-man.  Meet, Miles Morales, the all-new Spider-Man debuting in Ultimate Comics Fallout #4 in stores now.

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man: Death of Spider-Man Prelude
Brian M Bendis, Sara Pichelli

Hardcover Book — 9780785146391  $24.99
US Pub: July 6, 2011

Coming November 2011:

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man: Death of Spider-Man
Brian M Bendis, Mark Bagley

Hardcover Book — 9780785152743  $24.99
US Pub: November 2, 2011

New York, NY—August 2nd, 2011—Pop culture history will be made August 3rd, 2011 as Ultimate Comics Fallout #4 hits shelves and introduces readers to the all-new Ultimate Comics Spider-Man! That’s right, for the first time ever, someone other than Peter Parker will be Spider-Man! But, after the death of Peter Parker, who will rise up to defend the Ultimate Universe? Meet Miles Morales, a seemingly normal teenager from New York who will soon discover  that with great power comes great responsibility…and even greater danger! But just what are the secrets behind Miles’ shocking abilities? What’s his connection to the original Spider-Man? And just why does he wear that costume? Courtesy of superstars Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli, Ultimate Comics Fallout #4 begins the story that’ll have everyone talking for years to come!

With its inception in 2000, the Ultimate Comics Universe reimagined the world’s most popular super heroes for a new generation and has been critically lauded for its bold, resonant stories. In particular, Ultimate Spider-Man #1 is widely considered one of the most important comics of the century, setting records for trade paperback sales and introducing one of the most popular versions of Spider-Man ever. With the death of Peter Parker in June 2011, all eyes were once again on the Ultimate Comics Universe, as mainstream media and fans alike speculated just who Marvel would put under the mask of this beloved hero. Now, the chart-topping team of Bendis and Pichelli begin the next major chapter of the Ultimate Comics Universe with September’s historic Ultimate Comics spider-Man #1, giving readers a chance to learn the origin of the most important new character of the century.

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