In Marvel's May solicitations, the beleaguered comic book publisher announced a new Ultimate Spider-Man series titled Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man from writer "The Great One" Brian Bendis and artist Dave Marquez. The first issue, according to the solicit, has "a last page that will have ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN fans SCREAMING!" This teaser is likely a honeypot to draw out known last page spoiler Rich Johnston, who cannot resist posting the last page of a comic on his website, Bleeding Cool, with the intention of getting his readers to spread spoilers all over the internet.
"Oi can't help meself, oi can't," said a visibly aroused Johnston after learning of the solicit.
After getting in an epicly passive aggressive Twitter fight with Amazing Spider-Man scribe and busybody Dan Slott over spoiling the final page of Batman #28, a comic Slott had nothing to do with, some believe the promise of a tantalizing final page in the new Ultimate Spider-Man book could be a honeypot meant to snag Johnston and bring him to justice.
The Outhouse spoke to one expert, who had the following comment:
Here's the solicit:
MILES MORALES: THE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1
BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (W) • DAVE MARQUEZ (A/C)
Variant Cover by FIONA STAPLES
Variant Cover by Brandon Peterson
PART ONE OF THE BIGGEST SPIDER-MAN STORY OF THE YEAR “REVIVAL”!
• MILES is back in action with a new status quo and a new outlook on life!
• A BIG BIG BIG villain from PETER PARKER’s past is alive and well and about to turn New York upside down!
• The last page will have ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN fans SCREAMING!
• This issue can’t be missed!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99