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Published November 20, 2023

J. Scott Campbell's 'Ultimate Spider-Man #1' Cover Spotlights Peter Parker and Mary Jane's Ultimate Love Story

Check out an all-new variant cover for Jonathan Hickman and Marco Checchetto's 'Ultimate Spider-Man' #1, on sale January 10.

Honoring the vision of the original Ultimate Universe, Marvel’s new Ultimate Universe spinning out of Jonathan Hickman and Bryan Hitch’s recent ULTIMATE INVASION series will captivate new and longtime readers with bold storytelling choices and extraordinary fresh takes on iconic characters!

Hickman and Marco Checchetto lead the way into this new era with their radical transformation of Peter Parker’s super hero journey in ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1. Hitting stands on January 10, ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1 will spin a new web for Peter, presenting him as an older, wiser super hero who balances his great power and responsibility with being a loyal husband to Mary Jane and a loving father to their two kids. It’s a new Spidey for a new generation and the introduction of the Parker family promises to make it the most surprising Spidey story of the 21st century! 

To celebrate this new chapter of the Spider-Man mythos, legendary Spider-Man artist J. Scott Campbell has turned out a gorgeous variant cover for issue one! Also available as a virgin variant cover, the best-selling artist’s latest piece captures Peter and MJ’s romance in his iconic style! 

"When we decided that we were going to do a book about an older Peter Parker becoming Spider-Man, we really wanted to lean into him starting his super hero life from a very different place than what's traditionally expected," Hickman explained. "Peter and MJ being married is one of many decisions we made that underline this being quite a 'different' kind of Spider-Man story."

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1 variant cover by J. Scott Campbell

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Art and Cover by MARCO CHECCHETTO
Variant Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
Virgin Variant Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
On Sale 1/10

Check Campbell’s cover now and stay tuned later this week for more ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN news, including the premiere of the new ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN trailer!

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