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Hero of the Month: Spider-man Noir

Spider-man Noir

There have been different versions of Spider-man but there are none like this one.

Spider-man Noir made his big scteen debut with Spider-man into the Spiderverse and we thought this was the perfect time for us to continue his introduction.

If you are not sure who it is, no worries. We will do our best to enlighten you. On to our discussion of Spider-man Noir and how he fits in the Spiderverse.

Brief History – Spider-man Noir was created by writers David Hine and Fabrice Sapolsky, and artist Carmine Di Giandomenico, first appeared in Spider-Man: Noir #1 (February 2009), the first part of a four issue miniseries.

Things kick off differently with reporter Ben Urich, taking Peter Parker under his wing. When following up on a tip for Ben, Parker breaks an ancient Spider Statue, which releases a horde of spider. Parker is bit, has a dream about the Spider God, then he he gets his powers.

He had some limited storylines over the years, but one of the more intriguing ones is Eyes Without a Face. There is a good deal of intrigue with the secondary character and the development of Parker.

Positives – The one thing that stuck out was the appearance of this version. Not only is it a darker look to fit in the Noir realm, but the goggles/outfit is down right amazing.

Negatives – One thing that sticks out is the extensive use of firearms by this version and has a tendency to injury or kill his enemies. While it is more realistic at times, it takes away from the main part of the character.

Best Villain – Just like with the Spider-man we love, Green Goblin is the top villain to go against the man in black. He plays a vital part in the character’s history but with a different angle.

Overall – Though this may not be the Spider-man for every Marvel fan, there is something that appeals to us. On top of it, his look is down right solid.

Let us know what you think of Spider-man Noir in terms of the Marvel Universe,

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