Nov. 27, 2020
The concept of another Spider-Man was nothing new in 2011. Yet the medium paused for a moment when Marvel introduced a young afro-latino from Brooklyn as the new Ultimate Spider-Man. Since then Miles Morales has come to shine as an example of how to properly execute a legacy character, represent both black/latino cultures in storytelling & become one of the best characters at the house of ideas. On todays episode We discuss the many incarnations of the character across all mediums from the Ultimate Comics, Into the Spiderverse and the new PS5 game. Along with what it meant for representation in what was an almost non existent conversation at the time.