The story of Insomniac's Spider-Man game continues in the pages of Marvel Comics in 2020 with a new Black Cat-centric title.
Announced during Marvel's "Spider-Man Spectacular: A This Week In Marvel Special Event" panel at New York Comic Con, Marvel's Spider-Man: The Black Cat Strikes is the latest in a growing line of Marvel game-based titles published under the "Gameverse" umbrella. Writer Dennis "Hopeless" Hallum and artist Luca "Maresca" are doing this as a sequel to Velocity, City at War, and of course the original PlayStation 4 game.
Here is the solicitation for the first issue. Look for more in the coming weeks here on Newsarama.
MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 (OF 5)
Writer: DENNIS "HOPELESS" HALLUM
Artist: LUCA MARESCA
ENTER: THE FORMIDABLE FELICIA HARDY AND A SHOCKING REVELATION!
As if the events of MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN: VELOCITY and CITY AT WAR weren’t harrowing enough, Spider-Man finds himself in the middle of a gang war in New York City. But as he butts heads with the likes of HAMMERHEAD and the MAGGIA, the unexpected reappearance of old flame FELICIA HARDY, also known as the BLACK CAT, sets Spider-Man’s world on fire!
Black Cat’s heroic days are behind her, but what is the secret behind the treasures she’s thieving? And why would Spider-Man let her go?! Delve into previously untold tales of Spider-Man and Black Cat’s relationship, and a shock ending that will make your webs spin! Don’t miss the excitement as your favorite wall-crawler returns in the next GAMERVERSE series!