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Ultimate Spin looks at a different strand of Spider-Man’s web, namely the ones belonging to Miles Morales, the young man who’d inherited the mantle of great power and responsibility following the death of Peter Parker in Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man series, and Spider-Gwen Stacy, an alternate take on the blonde bombshell wherein she took of the mantle of Spider-Woman after Peter Parker’s death.
Whether you’ve been following Miles since he was introduced in 2011 or if you’ve just entered the Spider-Man comics world with Spider-Gwen, the Ultimate Spin the podcast for you.
Ultimate Spin features an international group of Spider-Man fans reviewing and discussing the stories in those two series, as well as chatting about the history of the Ultimate Spider-Man series and what the future has in store for Miles and Gwen.
“Sitting In A Tree” comes to a conclusion and Miles and Gwen’s relationship reaches a turning point! Kyle, Jack, and Brian share their take on the story’s resolution, its many surprises, and the overall success of bringing our two favorite Spider-Heroes together. Plus, Peter and Miles’ upcoming Generations book and your listener feedback!
- 0:00 – Intro
- 1:57 – Generations: Miles and Peter, together again this summer!We’re looking forward to it, but is it time to give up hope for that Spider-Men sequel?
- 4:00 – Listener feedback! What’d we think of Miles’ appearance in Old Man Logan? Our thoughts on following the characters’ appearances in other books. Has the Miles and Gwen connection been there since the Ultimate days?
- 10:35 – Spider-Gwen #18 – A solid story about a fantastic family, filled with surprises and humor. Ready for an Earth-8 series. A fun yet anti-climactic climax. Jefferson as the bad guy. Was six issues too many?
- 26:51 – Our three-word summaries of Spider-Gwen #18 (and Kyle briefly does his own thing)
- 30:48 – Outro. What did *you* think of this issue (and Gwen and Miles getting together)? Let us know!
Jason Latour’s Earth-8 designs for Max, Charlotte, and Kraven (via Twitter)
Miles taps on the fourth wall in Old Man Logan #19 (art by Filipe Andrade
Stuff that we mentioned in this episode:
- Generations arrives in 2017
- Old Man Logan #19 (featuring Miles)
- Jason Latour’s Twitter posts about this issue
- Edge of Spider-Verse #5 (featuring SP // dr, a.k.a. Peni Parker)
- Charlotte’s Web
- The Jeffersons theme song (“Movin’ On Up”)
- Butch and Sundance
- Rick and Morty
- Judge Dredd and 2000 AD
Also check out:
- Kyle on THE TWITTAH
- Jack’s website; Jack’s show: Inter-Comics Podcast; Inter-Comics Patreon;
- Brian’s Twitter/Instagram/Podcasts/assorted nonsense
- Our recap music courtesy of Chris Postill at Sounds Like An Earful
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- Twitter: @theultimatespin
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