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Hot Toys’ Latest Spider-Man 2 Figure Is Literally Superior

Image: Hot ToysSpider-Man is known for changing suit designs with reliable frequency, and there’s no better showcase for his evolving wardrobe than his array of video games. Now you can own a Hot Toys figure showcasing one of the most fan-beloved: the Superior Suit from Marvel’s Spider-Man 2.The suit seen in Hot Toys’ Peter Parker (Superior Suit) Sixth Scale Collectible Figure takes its cues from Marvel’s 2013 Superior Spider-Man comics, and the Spider-Man figure itself is inspired by the game. It comes with a ton of

Across the Spider-Verse Almost Had a Crazy Spider-Man Game Easter Egg

Some of the best moments in both Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 are the cross-medium crossovers. In Spider-Verse, the game’s Spider-Man briefly appears in Miguel O’Hara’s world. In Spider-Man 2, there’s a brief reference to Miguel and the movie’s multiverse too. Considering both projects were made independently, that there’s any crossover at all is probably a miracle but, apparently, there was almost another one.io9 Interview: Oscar Isaac Was 'All In' on Moon KnightSony recently got together…

Ultimate Spider-Man’s Relaunch Heralds a New Age of Heroes

When the Ultimate Marvel line launched 24 years ago, it wanted to bring Marvel’s heroes back to their roots, a modern world for modern titans to shape. In the last two and a half decades it lived, thrived, died, and was quietly reborn—but only now is Marvel taking the reigns on what shaping that rebirth should be, in a world with very different wants and needs than the last new Age of Heroes.io9 Interview: Oscar Isaac Was 'All In' on Moon KnightThe sense of yearning for something subsumes this week’s relaunch of Ultimate…

Into the Spider-Verse Remains Spider-Man’s Most Impactful Story

Goodness gracious, has it really been five years already?The year 2018 was a busy one for superhero movies, with game-changers like Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War and delightful surprises in Deadpool 2 and the Teen Titans Go! movie. In this mix, no one really knew what to make of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Not only was it the first animated Spider-Man movie, it also served as the first big push for Miles Morales, who took over the role of Spider-Man in the Ultimate Universe back in 2011 and entered…

Hot Toys’ New Spider-Man Figure Is Ripped Right From the Comics

Image: Hot ToysHere’s a first look at the latest Spider-Man figure from collectible giants Hot Toys.This rendering of the Amazing Spider-Man is inspired by Marvel’s web-slinging action, complete with pop-out comic book style framing. Featuring a title card along with cityscape base, the figure can be posed in action going up against the Green Goblin. The figure’s accessories help create different looks for posing, like a webbed torso, web-shooters plus string, and a camera (paging J. Jonah Jameson!). Not much more is

Tom Holland Confirms Active Engagement

When you make the third highest-grossing film of all time, the first thing people will ask about is a sequel. That’s exactly what happened when 2021's Spider-Man No Way Home had its incredibly successful run. For the film’s star though, Tom Holland, a sequel isn’t a sure thing. To him, there’s more to it than money. There’s legacy and reputation—and in a new interview, he discussed all that, while also teasing what may be coming.“Even AI Rappers are Harassed by Police” | AI Unlocked“All I can say is that we have been…

Superior Spider-Man to Return in Marvel Comics

Image: Travis Charest/Marvel ComicsWith Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse being a theatrical success and Spider-Man 2 set to hit the PlayStation 5 in October, everyone’s got Spiders on the brain. Ahead of the film’s release, Marvel made an effort to push specific Spider-Man variants such as Pavitr Prabhakar (Spider-Man India) and Hobie Brown (Spider-Punk). But there’s one Spider who doesn’t appear in that movie, but is surprisingly coming back to comics after a few years of being retired.io9 Interview: Oscar Isaac Was

New Spider-Man 2 Trailer Just Played at San Diego Comic-Con

Image: Insomniac Games/PlaystationSan Diego Comic-Con is back for 2023 but, due to the writers and actor’s strikes, it looks a little different. Case in point, a video game had a panel in Hall H. A video game! But this, of course, is not just any video game. It’s a video game based on one of the most popular comic book characters of all-time and a sequel to one of the best games in recent memory. So where else but inside the legendary Hall H would Spider-Man 2 be?io9 Interview: Oscar Isaac Was 'All In' on Moon KnightThe

Across the Spider-Verse New Artbook First Look

Image: Abrams Books/Sony Pictures AnimationOne thing that has enchanted the internet almost as much as Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse itself has is getting glimpses from artists into the work that made the movie such a visual treat. Now, some of that work is about to be collected into a sumptuous new artbook, and io9 has your first look inside.We’re excited to reveal a few spreads from the upcoming Abrams release Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse - The Art of the Movie. Written by Ramin Zahed, the new

Across the Spider-Verse Sounds Like Another Animation Nightmare

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is hard to describe to those who haven’t seen it. The huge amount of characters on the screen at any time, the beauty of its composition, the kinetics of its action, the sheer variety of its artistry—it’s a stunning visual achievement. And, as we’ve seen far too often recently, this achievement seems to have come at a major cost to the animators that created that beauty, both literally and figuratively.io9 Interview: Oscar Isaac Was 'All In' on Moon KnightWith information gleaned from…