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A Visual History Of Spider-Man’s Costume

If you’re in North America, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 comes out this week. If you’re elsewhere in the world, it’s already been out for a while (except for China and Cambodia who still have a short wait). My friend (and one-time etg contributor) Jackie already saw the movie in Australia and said that it does the multiple villain story far better than Raimi’s Spider-Man 3 did. That’s good news for Spidey fans because I was a little worried after seeing the trailer that ran before Captain America 2.

Anyway, to mark the opening of the latest Spidey movie, here’s a look back at the history of Spider-Man’s costumes, both in the comics and movies, in infographic form.

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Electro Lights Up the Latest Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer

Early returns from our et geekera content survey says that people want more movie trailers so let’s start with one that debuted on New Year’s Eve.

This May, Peter Parker is back and once again, he has to save New York. This time, he has to deal with Electro. It’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2. As an added bonus, this trailer features an intro by your Generalissimo, the amazing Stan Lee.

Who Spoiled The Amazing Spider-Man 2?

the-amazing-spider-man-2-posterIn our 24/7 celebrity and Hollywood driven news cycle, paparazzi photos of the sets of upcoming films are par for the course. While these are avoidable to a certain degree, given the saturation of set photos on various geek blogs for movies that will draw interest, it’s not completely unavoidable.

And that brings me to The Amazing Spider-Man 2. While the paps were just doing their job by sneaking photos from The Amazing Spider-Man 2’s set, they may have inadvertently spoiled a massive part of the movie. It’s not like they were hiding who the villain was but the part of the plot that was recently spoiled is absolutely massive and definitely something Sony/Columbia and Marvel wouldn’t want getting out.

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