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Published January 14, 2020

'Marvel's Spider-Man: The Black Cat Strikes' Tackles Untold Tales of Felicia and Peter's Relationship

Your favorite wall-crawler returns in the newest Gamerverse series this week!

Black Cat

If you couldn't get enough of Felicia Hardy in Marvel’s Spider-Man: The Heist — the first chapter of the Marvel's Spider-Man DLC trilogy, Marvel’s Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps, you're in luck! The Black Cat will cross everyone's path again in the next Gamerverse series based on Marvel's Spider-Man for PS4!

MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1, a five-issue limited series written by Dennis "Hopeless" Hallum with art by Luca Maresca, hits comic stores tomorrow, January 15. Here is a variant cover by J. Scott Campbell:

MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 — Variant Cover by J. Scott Campbell

[RELATED: Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4 | Get to Know Felicia Hardy AKA Black Cat]

“MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES allows us to continue world-building upon the remarkable, original Spider-Man narrative created by Insomniac Games and PlayStation in creative collaboration with our team at Marvel,” says Eric Monacelli, Director of Production, Marvel Games. “We’re delighted to persist with our amazing Marvel Publishing team up to give Spidey fans a glimpse into events connected to the Marvel’s Spider-Man: The City that Never Sleeps storyline unseen in the game itself, delivering new details about these beloved characters and their development.”

Following the events of MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN: VELOCITY and CITY AT WAR, Spider-Man now finds himself in the middle of a gang war in New York City. But as he butts heads with the likes of Hammerhead and the Maggia, the unexpected reappearance of old flame Felicia Hardy AKA the Black Cat sets Spider-Man’s world on fire!

Black Cat’s heroic days are behind her, but what is the secret behind the treasures she’s thieving? And why would Spider-Man let her go?! Delve into previously untold tales of Spider-Man and Black Cat’s relationship, and a shock ending that will make your webs spin!

Preview the first issue of MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 below!

MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 — Main Cover by Sana Takeda
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 — Main Cover by Sana Takeda
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 — Variant Cover by Todd Nauck
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 — Variant Cover by Todd Nauck
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 — Game Variant Cover by Adi Granov
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 — Game Variant Cover by Adi Granov
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 Preview — Art by Luca Maresca
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 Preview — Art by Luca Maresca
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 Preview — Art by Luca Maresca
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 Preview — Art by Luca Maresca
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 Preview — Art by Luca Maresca
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1 Preview — Art by Luca Maresca

MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN: THE BLACK CAT STRIKES #1, written by Dennis "Hopeless" Hallum with art by Luca Maresca, goes on sale Wednesday, January 15. Main Cover by Sana Takeda with a Variant Cover by J. Scott Campbell, Variant Cover by Todd Nauck, and Game Variant Cover by Adi Granov. Pre-order your copy today online or at your local comic shop!

Pick up Marvel's Spider-Man, exclusively on PlayStation 4, as well as all three chapters of the Marvel's Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps DLC now.

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Marvel’s Spider-Man: The Heist
Insomniac Games’ Ryan Smith, Game Director of Marvel’s Spider-Man, shares some of his favorite stories featuring Black Cat, a.k.a., Felicia Hardy! Play Marvel’s Spider-Man for PlayStation 4 today, including a new downloadable storyline, Marvel’s Spider-Man: The Heist, available now!
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