The Death Of Spider-Man Is Upon Us

Some readers have been curious as to just how the current Ultimate arc, The Death Of Spider-Man will, in anyway, involve, well, the death of Spider-Man as both titles Ultimate Comics Spider-Man and Ultimate Comics Avengers Vs New Ultimates, don't seem to have that much of a connection.

The Death Of Spider-Man Is Upon UsThe Death Of Spider-Man Is Upon Us

I understand that both books, Ultimate Comics Avengers vs New Ultimates #3 and Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #157 shipping this week will answer that query, as the covers seem to point to, but that something very specific about the books may prove a bit of a comics reader and a media draw. Retailers have been informed by Marvel that something of import is in the offing, over and above the solicitation information, and the books have sold out at distributor level before shipping tomorrow for sale on Wednesday.

Whether that means a spoiler headline in the New York Daily News tomorrow I don't know, but be warned just in case.

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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