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Scarlet Spiders #1 spins its web off of Spider-Verse

Three Scarlet Spiders take on a quest to an alternate dimension ruled by the villainous Morlun.

Together for the first time! Amidst the chaos of Spider-Verse, three fan-favorite characters unite for a desperate mission into the unknown inSCARLET SPIDERS #1! And not all of them are going to make it back! From creators Mike Costa and Paco Diaz – Kaine, Ben Reilly and Ultimate Jessica Drew must unite for a deadly operation behind enemy lines. When the Spiders discover one of the technological secrets that make Morlun and his family so powerful, it’s up to the Scarlet Spiders to go deep behind enemy lines into one of the twisted realms Morlun’s family rules to shut it down. If they fail, every Spider from across the multiverse will face certain death! What horrors await them across the multiverse? Find out in November as Kaine, Ben Reilly and Ultimate Jessica Drew swing into action in SCARLET SPIDERS #1!

Why Ben Reilly is wearing his Spider-Man costume instead of his Scarlet Spider suit I don’t know, but otherwise it’s pretty cool to see him back in action. Back when Marvel was replacing Spidey with Doc Ock (which lasted way longer than I had thought it would) I was seriously hoping that the ‘new’ and Superior Spider-Man would somehow turn out to be Reilly. I don’t know why, but I enjoyed his time as Spider-Man and like the original Scarlet Spider quite a bit.

I’m also a fan of Kaine’s version of the character, the current incarnation, and it’s cool to have an Ultimate character thrown in there for good measure. Though I have to admit that I don’t read the Ultimate line from Marvel, so I’m not all that familiar with this version of Jessica Drew. Still pretty neat though.

Scarlet Spiders #1 hits stands on November the 19th from Marvel and the team of Mike Costa and Paco Diaz.

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