Has Marvel’s Spider-Man spun his final web?

2010-11-17 07:10

Philadelphia – Marvel Comics says it will unveil a new story line in Ultimate Spider-Man, a separate imprint from its other comics, with a title that may prove unsettling to the webslinger’s fans: “Death of Spider-Man.”

The publisher is playing coy about what fate may befall Peter Parker, but the story, penned by Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Millar, is likely to be ground-breaking given that the Ultimate Comics line has been less than kind to characters in the past, killing them off for good, including Magneto, Wasp and Wolverine.

Bendis said yesterday that the story was a “bold endeavour” and would span several issues.
But Bendis and the company were mum on whether Spider-Man will be killed or not.

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