Goodbye Peter Parker: Next Marvel Spider-Man Reportedly Black

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We may have seen the last of Peter Parker as Marvel is reportedly set to dump him for another Spider-Man alter ego.

According to Hollywood writer Jeff Sneider, the next Spider-Man will be “most likely black”

“This is not set in stone guys, but I’m telling you right now: Spider-Man’s not going to be white,” he revealed.

While sources were not disclosed, Sneider claimed a high degree of certainty. “Spider-Man’s going to be most likely black. There’s a chance he could also be Latino,” he said, “I’m 95% sure: not white.”

This wouldn’t require much, as Marvel already have such a character, Miles Morales, a teenage Brooklynite who also gained arachnid superpowers from a spider bite.

A decision is expected to be made soon, as which ever character is chosen is expected to appear in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War.



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