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C2E2: Meet Silk, The Other Person Bitten by the Radioactive Spider

Written by Jude Terror on Sunday, April 27 2014 and posted in News with Benefits

C2E2: Meet Silk, The Other Person Bitten by the Radioactive Spider

This is gonna be great!

Hey, did you know that there was another person bitten by the same radioactive spider that gave Peter Parker his powers?! No, you say? That sounds fucking stupid, you say? We would have heard about her by now, you say? Well, you're wrong, because Marvel is about to introduce us to Silk using the amazing power of the RETCON!

Nick Lowe explains in an interview on CBR:

Her story is a really neat twist on what could have happened if Peter had gone a different way; if Peter had a different upbringing and family. Does Silk have her own Uncle Ben? You're going to have to wait and see, but she is a character whose roots will go back into Spider-Man's history obviously to the bite of the original spider. There will be little bits and pieces of Peter's history though that are also bits and pieces of her history that will be told in interesting ways.



Silk will be making her appearance in Amazing Spider-Man #4-5, though Lowe promised that she will become a lasting and important part of Spider-Man's universe, unless no one cares and they kill her off for shock value in 2016's super-mega-crossover event. Bleeding Cool snagged a pic of Silk, who was designed by Humberto Ramos, but miraculously appears to have the anatomy of a human being:

Look for Silk, somehow Spider-Man's Original Sin, in Amazing Spider-Man #4 and #5 in July.


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