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Published April 20, 2021

Doctor Octopus Returns and the ‘Sinister War’ Begins in an All-New Epic

Spider-Man’s greatest villains wage war in a new series spinning out of Nick Spencer’s ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ run!

This July, an all-out war between two of Spider-Man’s greatest villains and their own Sinister Sextets erupts in SINISTER WAR! Exploding out of Nick Spencer’s pulse-pounding run on THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, this all-new series pits Doctor Octopus’s Sinister Six against Vulture’s Savage Six in a war that puts all of New York City in the crossfire. These deadly groups of foes are out for blood: Spider-Man’s and each other’s! With art by Mark Bagley, SINISTER WAR will be the latest epic in Spencer’s transformative work on the Spider-Man mythos, packed with even more surprising developments including the grand return of Doctor Octopus!

Spider-Man surrounded by his classic, sinister foes.
Coming this July!

“Nick Spencer always goes big,” says Editor Nick Lowe, “and this is his biggest story yet through this series and the concurrent issues of AMAZING SPIDER-MANso clear some room on your ‘Best Comics Ever’ shelf.”

Don’t miss this epic Spider-Man story that is guaranteed to shock readers everywhere when SINISTER WAR #1 hits stands July 14, and continue the story in the pages of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN too.

First look: Cover to SINISTER WAR #1 by Bryan Hitch.
First look: Cover to SINISTER WAR #1 by Bryan Hitch.
Cover to AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #71 by Mark Bagley, on sale in comic shops July 21.
Cover to AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #71 by Mark Bagley, on sale in comic shops July 21.

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