Sony and Marvel have reached an agreement to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the guys talk through the implications of the huge movie news. What are Marvel’s plans for Spidey, and what does this do to the studio’s master plan to introduce a more diverse cast of characters? Plus, who would we like to see cast in the rebooted role?
In the second half, Chris, Andrew, and Chris turn their attention to Marvel’s management of their massive multiverse, and to the pending Secret Wars story arc. What are the challenges of managing a massive, complex story world, and how can a company like Marvel introduce newbies to its complicated storylines while still pleasing hard-core fans?