Spider-Verse Fan-Favorite Spider-Punk’s First Solo Series Has ‘Banned It From DC’


Norman Osborn’s death has dire consequences for the Spider-Verse’s Spider-Punk in his first miniseries, from writer Cody Ziglar and artist Justin Mason.

Spider Punk, spider wormsthe hardcore hero of, embarks on his first solo series.

In April, Marvel Comics will launch Spider Punk, a five-issue miniseries from writer Cody Ziglar and artist Justin Mason that focuses on Hobie Brown, the Spider-Man of Earth-138. After the death of Earth-138’s Norman Osborn, who led a corrupt fascist regime in the United States, Spider-Punk is on the run. Yet the lingering effects of Osborn’s actions continue to sway the United States, forcing Hobie and his team of fellow punks to act in a storyline titled “Banned in DC”, a reference to the legends of the game’s song of the same name. punk rock Bad Brains.


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SPIDER-PUNK #1 (OF 5)

  • CODY ZIGLAR (F) • JUSTIN MASON (A) • Covered by OLIVIER COIPEL
  • Variant Cover by MARIA WOLF • Variant Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO
  • VARIANT COVER BY TAKASHI OKAZAKI
  • VARIANT HEADSHOT COVER BY TODD NAUCK
  • ANARCHY IN THE SPIDER-VERSE!
  • SPIDER-PUNK GETS ITS OWN SERIES!
  • HOBIE BROWN is THE ANARCHIC SPIDER-PUNK – ready to protect EARTH-138 with his ax in hand and his chaotic band of punk rock heroes backing him up!
  • NORMAN OSBORN is dead, but will the chaos he’s created be too much for Spider-Punk and his gang to handle?
  • Feel the vibes as CODY ZIGLAR (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and JUSTIN MASON bring you the jams when “BANNED IN DC” starts here!
  • 32 PGS./Rated T…$3.99


Artist Olivier Coipel originally created Hobie’s outfit for the role of Spider-UK, a character who will appear in the upcoming “Spider-Verse” storyline. However, writer Dan Slott, who helmed ‘Spider-Verse’, felt the look didn’t suit Spider-UK, who he had envisioned as a Captain Britain lookalike. Still, the pair agreed the outfit was worth it and gave Spider-Punk a supporting role in the storyline. Spider-Punk’s design stood out from the crowd and became popular with fans, earning Hobie a solo starring role in spider worms #2. This issue established Hobie’s rivalry with Osborn and his alliance with the Spider Army, a group of young rebels from Earth-138 who take names like “Captain Anarchy”.


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Although Spider-Punk’s rise has been slow, his spider worms co-star, Spider-Gwen, has become one of Marvel’s most popular young heroes. Spider-Gwen, a variant of Gwen Stacy who became a spider-heroine after the death of her world’s Peter Parker, will be February’s centerpiece Spider-Gwen: Gwenverse. Written by Tim Seeley and drawn by Jodi Nishijima, the story follows Gwen as she encounters variants of herself who take on the mantle of Wolverine, Captain America, Thor, and Captain Marvel in their respective realities.

As Spidey spin-offs become focal points of their own stories, Peter Parker will reprise the role he originated in April’s new film amazing spider man series. The book will be written by Zeb Wells and drawn by John Romita Jr. and coincides with the 60th anniversary of Spider-Man’s first appearance in amazing fantasy #15. Sadly, amazing spider manPeter’s premise suggests that Peter will celebrate the occasion alone after making a catastrophic mistake that cost him the trust of the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, and even Aunt May. The art for the first issue of the series shows Peter sitting in a smoky crater and bears the caption “What has Peter done?” Additionally, Marvel’s promotion for amazing spider man announces both Doctor Octopus and Tombstone are involved in the series, as they each make moves to establish themselves as major players in the world at large.


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