AVENGING SPIDER-MAN Relaunches as SUPERIOR TEAM-UP

 

Avenging Spider-Man is coming to an end, but Superior Spider-Man Team-Up — effectively what Avenging Spider-Man had previously been — is launching in July, with a new #1.

The book will keep Avenging writer Chris Yost, with art from David Lopez, and a cover to #1 by Paolo Rivera.

"Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #1 takes fans across the entire Marvel Universe and pits Superior Spider-Man against heroes and foes you wouldn’t necessarily think he'd rub shoulders with," said Marvel senior editor Stephen Wacker in a statement. "More and more people in the Marvel Universe are starting to sense a change in Spider-Man, and being able to see Chris put Spidey in those situations is going to have my inbox full of team-up requests! (So stay strong Songbird fans!)"

Yost talked about the switch in an interview with CBR, saying, "Well, in my heart when I say "Team-Up" for "Superior Spider-Man," I probably mean "Versus." In the latest "Avenging" issues, we've seen that he has a fairly contentious relationship with most of the heroes he's encountered. And with Superior Spider-Man Team-Up, that just gets bigger. I think in issue #1, he teams up with pretty much the entire Marvel Universe."

Hinting towards May's Superior Spider-Man #9, billed as a "gamechanger" issue, Yost said, "As you'll be seeing in the months to come starting in Superior #9, Spidey’s gone through some changes, and will expand his operations. He's going to be the best Spider-Man that's ever been, and he's going to take it to the next level. Superior Spider-Man Team-Up reflects that. You're going to get bigger stories."

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