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A new Spider-Man costume is revealed in 'The Sensational Spider-Man: Self Improvement' #1
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A new Spider-Man costume is revealed in ‘The Sensational Spider-Man: Self Improvement’ #1

A black and red Spidey suit Venom would be jealous of.

Spoilers ahead. You’ve been warned.

Spider-Man has the greatest superhero costume of all time, but he also might have the most costumes too. If you’ve played the PS4 Spider-Man game you know all about that, as it lets you switch your clothes with a ton of skins. They might be adding one more to the list after Peter David and Rick Leonardi introduced a new costume this week.


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In the issue, Spider-Man fights Firebrand and takes some fire blows that nearly take him out. With the help of Human Torch and Mr. Fantastic, Spider-Man is back on his feet faster than usual, but the costume is ruined. As Spider-Man puts it…

A new Spider-Man costume is revealed in 'The Sensational Spider-Man: Self Improvement' #1

It’s a look that clearly takes inspiration from the Symbiote costume.

A new Spider-Man costume is revealed in 'The Sensational Spider-Man: Self Improvement' #1

Mr. Fantastic can’t sew. Everyone knows that!

A new Spider-Man costume is revealed in 'The Sensational Spider-Man: Self Improvement' #1

The suit is just like the Fantastic Four suits as it’s made of unstable molecules. Rad. Reed goes on to explain the web-shooters are also an improved upon design after he looked over what Peter had on when they took him in. A little later we find out the suit also has some nifty flying abilities.

A new Spider-Man costume is revealed in 'The Sensational Spider-Man: Self Improvement' #1

That’ll take some getting used to! Funny thing is, in the ’80s the idea of Mr. Fantastic making Spider-Man a costume came from Marvel fan Randy Schueller. You can read up on that if you pick up the issue.

This is only part of the story and I highly recommend you read the whole issue to see the suit in action!

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