Spider-Island Discussion Thread *SPOILERS*

#1 Edited by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio

Spider-Island is the new Marvel company event of the year by Dan Slott. Preluded by Infested,the concept is based around that the Jackal infests New Yorkers with Spider-Man's
powers. Here is a thread to discuss the event and it's various issues, as well as keep updates (also keep track of the details for wiki editing use). Included are as many of the various free
previews as could be found, and the parts from the free Daily Bugle. Special thanks to danhimself, Silkcuts, Babs and G-Man for staying on top of this.

I'm really excited for this event, and think as it gets going it will be all the rage. It seems like it's going to be a fun ride, and I'm particularly happy to see characters
like Cloak & Dagger, Spider-Girl, The Bride Of Nine Spiders, Hercules, Julia Carpenter and more involved. I also like that it's formatted in a fairly self contained manner like Chaos War was.
- Key issues that build up to the event -
ASM # 654 (burns out own spider sense)
ASM # 655 (Peter vows to save everyone)
Spider-Girl # 8 (powers return, gets webbing, first shown victim of the spider virus)
Anya infected
FCBD Spider-Man 2011 (Spider-Island prevision, Way Of The Spider training)
Madame Web
Infested: The Road To Spider-Island = ASM # 659, 660, 662, 663, 664, and 665
(collected in Spider-Island: Infested #1)
The Jackal

G4TV's Blair Butler on Spider-Island

Steve Wacker interview

Dan Slott Daily Bugle interview


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mapping Spider-Island


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JULY 2011

Daily Bugle SI

Spider-Island: Daily Bugle 1-shot
Your inside look at all the things to come in Spider-Island! Get the scoop here!
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Amazing Spider-Man #666
 
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Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by STEFANO CASELLI
Cover by Mike Del Mundo
Variant Cover by Humberto Ramos
Special Comic Shop Variant also available (more details to follow)
THE SPIDER-MAN STORY OF THE DECADE BEGINS WITH THS “SPIDER-ISLAND: PRELUDE”
Super-star writer Dan Slott and fan-favorite Spidey artist Stefano Caselli are back! New York has been INFESTED and the web grows as it gets ready to explode into SPIDER-ISLAND! Normal people are getting Spider-Powers! But not all of them realize that with great power must also come ….you know the rest. Okay, sure we often say Peter Parker’s life will never be the same. But listen, pal, we’ve never been more serious. Heroes and villains are crawling all over Manhattan and no one knows why. This will change everything for Pete, for Spidey…and possibly for YOU! Look at it this way…If EVERYONE’S a Spider-Man… then no one is.
40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

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Amazing Spider-Man #666 features two variant covers in which one can have their retailers store printed on the cover
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ASM#666 clarification discussion thread


Many great user reviews of Amazing-Spider-Man #666




AUGUST 2011

 
Amazing Spider-Man #667
 
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Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
FF Anniversary Variant by Stephanie Hans
THE SPIDER-MAN EVENT OF THE DECADE BEGINS!
Start Webbing The News! New York City's Infestation is complete and eight million people are plagued! As someone near to Peter Parker's life reveals their spider-abilities, the brilliantly fearsome Jackal rises from the past and begins organizing an army of Spider-powered soldiers. Spider-Man isn't the only hero affected as the threat goon grows bigger than any one Fantastically Friendly Neighborhood Avenger can handle. Best-selling Spidey creators Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos spin a Spider-epic that turns Peter Parker's BIG TIME into a BIG MESS. Bad romance, death-defying violence and one man facing his FINAL fearsome destiny... this one's got it all! Simply put, pal....YOU NEED THIS!
32 PGS./Rated A ...$3.99

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Spider-Island: Cloak And Dagger #1 of 3
Written by NICK SPENCER
Penciled by EMMA RIOS
Cover by MIKE CHOI
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE IN!
The fan-favorite, critically acclaimed team of Nick Spencer ( IRON MAN 2.0) and Emma Rios ( OSBORN) answers the overwhelming demands of readers, and puts the beloved heroes Cloak & Dagger back in action...in SPIDER-ISLAND! Everyday citizens fall prey to a mysterious infestation, and Manhattan is quarantined! Cloak & Dagger are at the front line, in the streets. Thousands of people are gifted with great power...and it's a disaster!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99
 
 
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Spider-Island: Deadly Foes 1-shot
Written by DAN SLOTT, Christos Gage & FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI & MINCK OOSTERVEER
Cover by Stefano Caselli
THE DEADLY FOES OF SPIDER-MAN ARE ON UNLEASHED ON SPIDER-ISLAND!
The JACKAL is back and with the entire population of Manhattan quarantined, he has the perfect control for his twisted experiments. The hypothesis? If GWEN STACY returns, then Peter Parker can't be too far behind. Elsewhere in the city, the HOBGOBLIN attacks young love - but he better be prepared to meet his match when he faces of super powered reporters! This deadly duo of sensational stories reveals the secret schemes of the fearsome foes of Spider-Island!
48 PGS./One-Shot/Rated A ...$4.99

 
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Venom interview with Rick Remender
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Venom#6
 
Venom #6
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by TOM FOWLER
Cover by TONY MOORE
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN!
Flash Thompson is dropped into Ground Zero of the Infestation - but will he lose control of his emotions (and the Venom Symbiote) when his own father lies dying in the hospital? Tom Fowler ( AGE OF HEROES) joins Rick Remender ( X-FORCE) for part one of Venom's foray into Spider-Manhattan!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99

 
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SI: KFU#1 cvr
Spider-Island: Deadly Hands Of Kung Fu #1 of 3
Written by ANTONY JOHNSTON
Art & Cover by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN!
Beware the deadly hands of Shang-Chi, master of kung fu! Spider-Man and every hero in New York City fights to save Manhattan from a mysterious infestation...and in the middle of the chaos, Shang-Chi uncovers a deadly mystery surrounding Immortal Iron Fist and the Bride of Nine Spiders! Who's behind this will shock you...and heroes' lives hang in the balance as Shang-Chi faces this monstrous villain!
32 PGS./Rated T+ ...$2.99
 
 

Marvel SI: Deadly Hands Of Kung-Fu review
Marvel Psych Ward: Shang-Chi


SI: SG#1 cvr
Spider-Island: Spider-Girl #1 of 3
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Penciled by PEPE LARRAZ
Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Spider-Girl's powers are back! But she's not the only new web-slinger in Manhattan, and Spider-Girl's oldest and deadliest foes, the spider-hating Society of Wasps, have declared a WAR ON SPIDER ISLAND. Can even Spider-Girl's new powers save her against an entire army of Hunter Wasps? And why does Spider-Girl find herself fighting on the same side as... the Hobgoblin, and Kingpin himself?!!
32 PGS./Rated A ...$2.99
 
 

Marvel SI: Spider-Girl review

ASM#668 cvr
Amazing Spider-Man #668
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
"Spider-Island" PART TWO
Spider-powered New York citizens! Spider-powered criminals! And Peter Parker fighting alongside Manhattan biggest super heroes—as Peter Parker? The most sensational spider-ific summer event continues!
32 PGS./Rated A ...$3.99

 
 
 
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SEPTEMBER 2011


SI: CD#2 cvr
Spider-Island: Cloak And Dagger #2 of 3
Written by Nick Spencer
Art by Emma Rios
Cover by Mike Choi
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN!
The insidious Mr. Negative poisons Cloak & Dagger against each other, as Spider-Man and his allies battle a deadly infestation in the thick of SPIDER-ISLAND! Ty and Tandy always balanced each other out, but the corrupting touch of Mr. Negative makes Cloak & Dagger fated enemies! Nick Spencer ( SECRET AVENGERS, IRON MAN 2.0) and Emma Ríos ( AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, OSBORN) take the fan-favorite duo in unbelievable new directions!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
 


SI: AV#1 cvr
Spider-Island: Avengers 1-shot
Written by Christopher Yost
Penciled by Mike McKone
Cover by Leinil Francis Yu
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE IN!
All of Manhattan has been transformed into an island of Spider-Men... and it's up to the Avengers to contain the chaos.  But when a spider-powered Ultimatum attacks the United Nations, the Avengers are spread too thin... and must turn to the one man who can save them all:  FROG-MAN. No, for real.  We were just as surprised as you.  PLUS!  Squirrel Girl takes on the most unlikely foe of all!
32 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ …$2.99

 
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Bab's blog on SI: Avengers
Marvel review of SI: Avengers


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Herc #7 & #8
Written by Fred Van Lente & GREG PAK
Penciled by JUNE BRIGMAN
Covers by Carlo Pagulayan
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE IN!
You loved it when Herc dressed up as Thor, but can you handle the senses-shattering debut of... THE INCREDIBLE SPIDER-HERC?!?! And versus… THE X-MEN??? Though he is the newly self-appointed protector of Brooklyn, when a rash of unusual occurrences begin breaking out in Manhattan, Hercules finds himself "infested" with Spider-Powers of his own. Unfortunately, our web-slinging former demigod soon finds himself under the thrall of the insidious intelligence behind Spider Island and in a duel to the death against fellow champions The X-Men. Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente join up with artist June Brigman to deliver a pulse-pounding, wall-crawling [!!!] adventure with Marvel’s lovable lug, HERC! 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SI: SG#2 cvr
 
Spider-Island: Spider-Girl #2 of 3
Written by Paul Tobin
Penciled by Pepe Larraz
Cover by Patrick Zircher
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN
As the Society of the Wasps mobilizes an army to put a permanent end to ALL spiders, Spider-Girl to fight side-by-side with the Kingpin! But if Spider-Girl is Kingpin’s enforcer, where does that leave the Hobgoblin, and will he prove the deadliest threat of all? Paul Tobin (SPIDER-GIRL) and Pepe Larraz (WEB OF SPIDER-MAN) bring the battle of the bugs!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

 
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Amazing Spider-Man #669
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
Marvel Architects Variant also available
Marvel Architects Sketch Variant also available
"SPIDER-ISLAND" PART THREE!
The infestation has spread Big Time!  How can the heroes of NYC hope to contain millions of spider-powered New Yorkers?  A dangerous new role for Venom. And… is that a Six-armed Shocker?! All this plus: One of Spider-Island’s biggest mysteries revealed!  Who is this threat from Peter Parker’s past?!  And what is their involvement in all of this?!
PHEW! This is a lot of comic! 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Amazing Spider-Man #669 features a special variant which readers can have " themself " printed on the cover as a spider-enhanced hero

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Venom#7
 
Venom #7
Written by Rick Remender
Penciled by Tom Fowler
Cover by Tony Moore
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN
Project Rebirth has been infested – and Venom’s going under DEEP cover to start exterminating some bugs starting with Anti-Venom! Tom Fowler (AGE OF HEROES) and Rick Remender (X-FORCE) bring you all the heart-stopping action and heart-wrenching drama as this summer’s Spidey Crossover continues!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

 

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Spider-Island: Spider-Woman 1-shot
Written by Fred Van Lente
Penciled by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Cover by STEFANO CASELLI
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN!
Jessica Drew and THE EVER-LOVIN' THING go toe-to-toe over the one thing that can cure SPIDER-ISLAND ... Ben Grimm's old girlfriend, ALICIA MASTERS? What dark secret from Spider-Woman's past threatens to overwhelm her present -- and what old (insect-themed) foe is THE JACKAL bringing back and powering up to destroy the Dark Angel of the Marvel Universe?
32 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ …$2.99

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Amazing Spider-Man #670
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
"Spider-Island" PART FOUR
Nearly 50 years in the making, the story which MUST BE READ: J. Jonah Jameson: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAYOR?!!  ‘Nuff Said?
Almost, because if that wasn’t enough, a long running member of the Spidey cast has to make the ultimate sacrifice…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
 


SI: KFU#2 cvr
 
Spider-Island: Deadly Hands Of Kung Fu #2 of 3
Written by Antony Johnston
Art & Cover by Sebastian Fiumara
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN!
Harrowing horror and kung-fu kicking! Guest-starring Iron Fist, the Immortal Weapons, and more! The spider-powered infestation of Manhattan is in full disgusting swing…and in the midst of the outbreak, Shang-Chi discovers that even if we all survive Spider-Island, humanity itself faces the doomsday threat of an abominable monster! Antony Johnston ( SHADOWLAND: BLOOD ON THE STREETS) and Sebastián Fiumara ( LOKI) bring you this genre-smashing horror-fu adventure!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

 
SI: ILNY#1 cvr
 
Spider-Island: I Love New York 1-shot
Written by Greg Rucka, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Joe Caramagna, & Skottie Young
Art by Max Fiumara
Cover by Mike Del Mundo
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN
Start Webbing the News! It’s a swinging tribute to New York City as the Big Apple is overwhelmed by the threat of Spider-Island! The citizens of the Big Apple nay have gained Spider-Powers, but that doesn’t mean they have any of the responsibility! See the summer’s biggest Spidey-Event through the eyes of folks just like you as they deal with the new found hero inside them all.
Plus award-winning writer Greg Rucka presents a very violent look at how the Punisher deals with a world where every criminal is now a super hero. (Here’s a hint: he doesn’t deal with it pleasantly.) 32 PGS./One-Shot/Rated T+ …$2.99

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OCTOBER



SI: H4H#1 cvr
 
Spider-Island: Heroes For Hire 1-shot
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by KYLE HOTZ
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN!
What chance do Misty Knight’s rag-tag band of street heroes have keeping the wild hordes of infected from storming out of Manhattan…especially when the team members themselves are victims of the plague? And can the squad survive or will this crisis destroy the already fragile “Heroes” concept? Considering what’s coming next month for Misty and her agents…maybe not!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SI: CD#3 cvr
 
Spider-Island: Cloak And Dagger #3 of 3
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art & Cover by EMMA RIOS
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN
Mr. Negative has created a monster…and the ultimate destiny of Cloak & Dagger is warped beyond recognition! Will Ty and Tandy live through the ordeal…and even if they do, can they ever be together again?! By Nick Spencer (SECRET AVENGERS, IRON MAN 2.0) and Emma Ríos (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, OSBORN)!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

 
 

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Black Panther: The Most Dangerous Man Alive #524
Written by DAVID LISS
Pencils & Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN!
First it was American Panther, now it’s…Six-Armed Panther? The arachnid infection griping Manhattan hits T’Challa, but that doesn’t mean he’ll stop trying to protect Hell’s Kitchen! And when Overdrive breaks into the quarantine zone, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Panther swings into a deadly race across the streets of New York City. What has the Spidey villain stolen that’s worth smashing through a hero-protected border, and why is the lethal Lady Bullseye trying to keep him from getting back out?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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Amazing Spider-Man #671
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
"Spider-Island" PART FIVE
Now the moment you’ve been dying to see, Tiger! Mary Jane Watson finally spiders-up! Plus a giant battle pitting brother against brother. But let's face it, you just care about that cover!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

 
 
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Spider-Island: Deadly Hands Of Kung Fu #3 of 3
Written by ANTONY JOHNSTON
Art & Cover by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN
The jaw-dropping villain revealed! A conspiracy of horror exposed! Shang-Chi, master of kung fu, uncovered a monster threat to humanity’s very existence in the midst of the Spider-Island infestation…but can he stop it in time?! It’s a horror/kung fu-fest from Antony Johnston (SHADOWLAND: BLOOD ON THE STREETS) and Sebastián Fiumara (LOKI)!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

 
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Spider-Island: Spider-Girl #3 of 3
Written by Paul Tobin
Penciled by Pepe Larraz
Cover by ALE GARZA
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE-IN
THIS IS IT – THE BIGGEST DECISION IN SPIDER-GIRL’S LIFE! Caught in a war between The Kingpin, The Society of Wasps and a Manhattan infested by Spiders, Anya Corazon buckles down to protect her own – and will make a decision at the end of this story that will forever change Spider-Girl! Paul Tobin (SPIDER-GIRL) and Pepe Larraz (WEB OF SPIDER-MAN) bring you this fight-filled, web-walloping, death-defying tale to its rollicking conclusion!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Venom#8
 
Venom #8
Written by RICK REMENDER
Pencils & Cover by TOM FOWLER
SPIDER-ISLAND TIE IN!
Flash Thompson has suffered a terrible loss, just when his Venom persona is needed to protect New York City the most! The Infestation’s architects have gained an unimaginable edge and Venom must go head-to-head with the Spider-King! With a broken heart and the fate of New York on his shoulder, well, folks you've heard it before but after this, trust us, Venom's world can never be the same again! By Rick Remender (X-FORCE) and Tom Fowler (AGE OF HEROES)
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

 
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Amazing Spider-Man #672
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencis & Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
SPIDER-ISLAND CONCLUSION!
The final war for Spider-Island! What will it mean for Spider-Man, Manhattan, and the Marvel Universe?
Three words: Change is coming.
Big action! Big consequences! Big Time! All in the Mighty Marvel Manner!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

 

NOVEMBER: Epilogue


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Amazing Spider-Man #673  
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by STEFANO CASELLI
SPIDER-ISLAND: EPILOGUE
It’s the morning after for New York City. See how everything has changed for Peter Parker and the spider-crew now that he’s once again the world’s only Spider-Man… or is he?
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99
 
 
 
 


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Amazing Spider-Man #674 
Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Marvel Comics 50th Anniversary Variant by PASQUAL FERRY
THE VULTURE RETURNS!
It's a brave new city! As the costs of Spider-Island continue to rise, Spidey’s first enemy returns! High-rise robberies and teenaged jumpers force Spidey into a high flying new adventure…with a less than friendly partner.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99 
 
 


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Venom #10
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by STEFANO Caselli
Cover by john Tyler Christopher
Marvel Comics 50th Anniversary
Variant by MICHAEL LARK
SPIDER-ISLAND AFTERMATH
Flash Thompson has suffered great loss during the Infestation, but in the wake of the outbreak, the body count may rise. The dust has settled, the outbreak over, but the heartbreak has just begun. Rick Remender (X-Force) joins special guest Stefano Caselli (Amazing Spider-Man) as Flash Thompson tries to put together the pieces of a shattered life.32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99 

 
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AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #1

Written by ZEB WELLS
Pencils & Cover by JOE MADUREIRA
Variant Cover by JOE QUESADA
Variant Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
Variant Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
Blank Variant Cover also available
GET MAD!
This is what you’ve been waiting for! The return of legendary artist Joe Madureira (X-Men, Battle Chasers) and fan-favorite Spidey writer Zeb Wells in a brand new, highly anticipated, monthly Spider-series that teams the wall-crawler up with some of the greatest heroes in the Marvel Universe. In our first issue, Spider-Man and Red Hulk take on a Moloid army during the New York Marathon! Stay safe until November because you’ll want to be here!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

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OTHER BOOKS


SI: SPOT#1 cvr
 
Spider-Island Spotlight
Written by JOHN RHETT THOMAS
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
How the Census missed a city full of eight million spider-people is beyond us — but now the word is out that Manhattan has been transformed into a veritable Spider-Island, and SPOTLIGHT is on hand to cover the big news! What does it mean for our hero that NYC is now a bustling burg full of people with powers just like his? Only Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos, they who ushered Spider-Man into the Big Time, have the answers! We’ll check in with them, take an up-close look at Spidey’s tenure as a member of Jonathan Hickman’s FF and let loose our own amazing spider-people to deliver the goods on all things Peter Parker! Join us for SPIDER-ISLAND SPOTLIGHT, but bring your bug repellent!
48 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

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Spider-Island: Emergence Of Evil - Jackal & Hobgoblin 1-shot
Written by JIM McCANN, GERRY CONWAY & ROGER STERN
Penciled by PATRICK SCHERBERGER, ROSS ANDRU, JOHN ROMITA SR. & JOHN ROMITA JR.
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
Of all Spider-Man's many foes, the Jackal and the Hobgoblin are two of the most tenacious. Both master manipulators, they've caused Spidey pain aplenty in the past — and now their shadows are again looming large! As a great evil emerges, peel back the layers of time and learn where it all began as we present the Jackal and Hobgoblin's classic first appearances, fully remastered with modern coloring — with an all-new framing sequence by Jim McCann and Patrick Scherberger! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN # 129 and # 238- 239.
76 PGS./Rated A ...$4.99

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Spider-Island: Infested #1
Written by DAN SLOTT
Penciled by BARRY KITSON, LEE GARBETT, EMMA RIOS & GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS
One of Spider-Man's most twisted foes is back, and he's giving spider-powers to the people of New York! Good people, bad people — suddenly, Manhattan is full of great power! But what about responsibility? The road to Spider-Island starts here! Collecting material from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #659-660 and #662-665.
32 PGS./Rated A ...$3.99
 
 
 
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Thoughts, ect.?
#2 Posted by danhimself (22280 posts) - - Show Bio

wow this is so much information!!!  it took me like 6 hours and 38 minutes to read it all and respond.....dude good job on this....Spider-Island is going to be AWESOME!

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#3 Posted by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio
@danhimself
Thanks. I only wish my posts were composing correctly. It looks like crap fallen all over the place like it is.
I'm really being honest about how excited for this I am. It looks like such an out there extremely wild concept.
#4 Posted by danhimself (22280 posts) - - Show Bio
@CATPANEXE:  no way man it looks great!   the only thing that bothers me is that you put so much work into this and it's not getting the attention that it deserves
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#5 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29499 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't wait for Spider-Kitty VS Venom-Pigeon. 
 

What? You thought I was kidding about Venom-Pigeon? (At least he's more competent and threatening than Mac Gargan!) 
#6 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio

If Ben Reilly comes back, I'll read Spider-Man again.

#7 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (12518 posts) - - Show Bio

awesome
#8 Posted by danhimself (22280 posts) - - Show Bio

first issue was awesome!!

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#9 Posted by DH69 (4258 posts) - - Show Bio

i was set to make this the event of the year for me...then i saw that humberto ramos was doing the artwork...which i found really dissapointing since Caselli was there to do the prologue.

#10 Posted by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio
@danhimself said:
first issue was awesome!!
Agreed in full! My head was spinning from awesome overload. 
Some of the most tight knit stuff I've read from marvel in awhile.
Cloak & Dagger was also fabulous. It reminded more of an Indy book than a conventional Marvel title actually.
 
@DH69
That's too bad, your missing out on an already great story. I can see your view though I don't really share it. Ramos in my opinion can come off blocky at times, and his art
seems to only really work for me if it's put with something it fits, though I suppose the same can be said for anything. He seems to have really taken time and patience with
this (he's an integral part in the construction as is Slott in the SI idea making process so it's no small wonder) and what he's done is coming off great and not too cartoony.
Really fit's the story like a glove
#11 Posted by DH69 (4258 posts) - - Show Bio
@CATPANEXE said:
@danhimself said:
first issue was awesome!!
Agreed in full! My head was spinning from awesome overload. 
Some of the most tight knit stuff I've read from marvel in awhile.
Cloak & Dagger was also fabulous. It reminded more of an Indy book than a conventional Marvel title actually.
 
@DH69: That's too bad, your missing out on an already great story. I can see your view though I don't really share it. Ramos in my opinion can come off blocky at times, and his art seems to only really work for me if it's put with something it fits, though I suppose the same can be said for anything. He seems to have really taken time and patience with this (he's an integral part in the construction as is Slott in the SI idea making process so it's no small wonder) and what he's done is coming off great and not too cartoony. Really fit's the story like a glove

not missin anything, im still reading it, thought it was pretty good too. I'm just dissapointed that they went with ramos.
#12 Posted by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio

OMIGOD I ♥ NY was so silly and sweet!!!
 
@InnerVenom123 said:

I can't wait for Spider-Kitty VS Venom-Pigeon. 
 
What? You thought I was kidding about Venom-Pigeon? (At least he's more competent and threatening than Mac Gargan!) 
It was epic!
#13 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio

Ben...Reilly...

#14 Posted by The Myth (550 posts) - - Show Bio

This is one time that Spidey can go around unmasked and it wouldn't matter.

#15 Posted by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio

update to include Epilogue/fallout issues
 
Read Spider-Girl last night. As a fan of the series prior, this didn't fail to dish out more and as well receivable.

#16 Posted by ImperiousRix (1069 posts) - - Show Bio

I have a question. 
One of Tony's big predictions for Spider Island was that the man that Jackal had in the tube (the one that was turned into the second spider beast; the one that isn't Kaine) was indeed Ben Reily. 
 

#17 Posted by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio
@ImperiousRix
Personally I'm one in line to get Ben back too, in fact that he should have never been gotten rid of. But I try and read with the notion of expecting the unexpected, and not expecting the talent that be to write whats in my mind (though not ruling out petitions, they brought May Day Parker back a few times that way). That being said I think 
InnerVenom123 got to the point on why it's entirely possible here in danhimself's ASM 666 thread 
http://www.comicvine.com/spider-man/29-1443/just-to-clear-things-upamazing-spider-man-666-spoilers/92-625716/?page=4
 
#18 Edited by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio

Read Deadly Foes, Emergence of Evil and I Love NY#4

All pleasing to my eyes.
I Love NY continues as another story about random New Yorkers
getting Spider-powers and how they choose to use them (the first was about a cat, second
a toddler, third a mother), this one being about a group of robbers. Love these and would gobble up more. 
A special guest from the Marvel Universe appears in this as well.

Deadly Foes as it says in the solicit has a story about Hobgoblin (the as of current Phil Urich)
and his finally making a move to kill Randy Robertson in an attempt to free up his girlfriend
Norah Winters for another suitor (this takes place prior to Spider-Island: Spider-Girl #1).
The second story focuses on the Jackal and answers many questions about Spider-Island,
Kaine and more. This one is a must read for the story-arc.
Here's a quick frame from that...


Emergence Of Evil as it states is mostly reprinted material, particular the first issue showing the 
Punisher and Jackal, and the first two with the Hobgoblin ( Roderick Kingsley ), with refurbished art.
The original material in this is a wrap-around story featuring Madame Web/Julia Carpenter.
It seems to be a continuation of what we saw in FCBD Amazing Spider-Man. One detail that
seemed important dropped here is that " someone " is blocking Julia's ability to see the web
of life in full and in relation to the Spider-Island event. Another image is also shown with
Spider-Man gloves covered in blood (in FCBD Julia insists that by the end of this Peter will
have to kill to succeed despite his recent mantra that no one dies on his watch)
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Todays updates:
Some more previews=

quick bit of Venom and Anti-Venom from Venom #7

Amazing Spider-Man #668 preview

Spider-Island: Deadly Hands Of Kung-Fu #1 preview

Spider-Island: Cloak & Dagger #2 preview

An interview with Fred Van Lente about his involvement in Herc, Spider-Woman and Deadly Foes, 
and what's to come as well as some interesting pieces of information for thought.
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Other news:
- The Spider-Island Twitter page can be joined here for those interested.
- Spider-Island sells out! ASM#666, SI: C&D#1, Venom#5, and SI:DF all hit second printings. (will post the new variants when time allows)
#19 Posted by danhimself (22280 posts) - - Show Bio

I was disappointed that Emergence of Evil was just a reprint...even if it had refurbished art it was still a reprint....I Love New York has so far been the real gem of the arc

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#20 Posted by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio
@danhimself
I wouldn't suggest EOE as essential reading for the story (at least not as it stands?) in any case. 
ILNY is just fabu, wish it was much longer. Cloak & Dagger is top of my list as well, and Deadly Hands
Of Kung-Fu looks really nice by the previews.
#21 Posted by The_Bride_Of_Nine_Spiders (12 posts) - - Show Bio

JE JE  JE JE JE JE JE JE JE JE JE 
 

#22 Posted by CATPANEXE (9368 posts) - - Show Bio
*UPDATES*
 
- Spider-Island: Infested is out. As is stated in the solicit, this is just reprinted material from the Infested arc that ran in recent ASM issues. No new material here.
 
- More here on Spider-Island: Spider-Woman and the return of Gypsy Moth
http://marvel.com/news/story/16073/spider-island_spider-woman
 
- Sneak Peak (captionless pages) of Venom #7 here 
http://marvel.com/news/story/16564/sneak_peek_venom_7

- Preview of the Shocker from Amazing Spider-Man #669 

- Another preview image of Amazing Spider-Man #669 featuring Peter and Carlie fighting White Rabbit, courtesy of CBR
#23 Posted by danhimself (22280 posts) - - Show Bio

issue 671 was great!!! I was really hoping Ben was number six but oh well....Pete with his spidey sense back and kung fu???!!!! AWESOME!!!!!

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