Marvel Comics confirmed the launch of a new series starring the Scarlet Spider. The new series was named Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider and will feature the return of Bem Reilly to the publisher’s publications.
The new publication will feature a script by Peter David and art by Mark Bagley. The character’s return will be some of the consequences of Spider-Man’s last in the comics. Scheduled for release in April, the new miniseries will show more of this resurgence of the Scarlet Spider in the Marvel Universe.
Benjamin “Ben” Reilly, the Scarlet Spider made his first appearance in the comics in The Amazing Spider-Man # 149. Created by Gerry Conway, Ben is the famous Spider-Man clone that became known in the character’s publications in the 90s.
Check the cover of the first edition:
The Clone Conspiracy, the saga that marked the return of the Scarlet Arana featured screenplays by Dan Slott and art by Nick Lowe. In the miniseries, the Jackal has been recruiting Spider-Man villains with the promise of returning his dead loved ones, when in fact he is creating clones, so in some teasers released by Marvel it was possible to see the return of Uncle Ben and Gwen Stacy. The miniseries was released in five editions by the publisher.
It is important to remember that Peter Parker will win a new film in 2017, the result of the partnership between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures. The film will show young Peter Parker (Tom Holland) beginning to discover his new identity as the wall-climbing hero. Excited by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei) and under the supervision of his new uncle and mentor, Tony (Robert Downey Jr), Iron Man.
Peter Parker tries to return to his old routine, distracted by the thoughts of wanting to prove that he is more than the friend of the neighborhood and Spider-Man. But when Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain.
Spider-Man: Homecoming will feature Tom Holland as the character’s character. The film is scheduled to premiere in Brazil on July 6, 2017.