Amazing Spider-Man #27 – and the Gender Politics of Being a SuperVillain (Ess?)

The current Amazing Spider-Man has made much of a new supervillain gang, an all-female version of the Sinister Six, known as the Sinister Syndicate.

Today's Amazing Spider-Man #27 lays out why, in the Marvel Universe, such a thing may be both necessary and desirable, as their target is Spider-Man's roommate and previous Sinister Six leader, Boomerang.

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And a general reaction to each member on an individual basis.

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Together? It may be a different story… how this may refer to modern-day society is entirely at your interpretation, of course.

Amazing Spider-Man #27 is published by Marvel Comics today.

(W) Nick Spencer (A) Kev Walker (CA) Ryan Ottley
• There is a new Sinister Syndicate!
•  Beetle, Electro, Lady Octopus, Scorpia and White Rabbit have come together for one reason: TO HUNT BOOMERANG!
•  Spidey knew having Boomerang as a roommate would come back to bite him, but not like this.
Rated T In Shops: Aug 14, 2019 SRP: $3.99

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