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Marvel promises Kingpin’s master plan revealed in giant-size Spider-Man one-shot

‘Giant-Size Amazing Spider-Man: King’s Ransom’ is set to release May 12th.

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Marvel Comics has revealed Kingpin’s master plan will be revealed in a special giant-size issue on sale May 12th. Written by Nick Spencer with art by Rogê Antônio (X-Men RedConan the Barbarian), the one-shot spints out of the current events happening in Amazing Spider-Man.

Appropriately titled Giant-Size Amazing Spider-Man: King’s Ransom, Nick Lowe announced if you thought Kindred was a lot in 2020, you’ve seen nothing yet. “Nick Spencer is telling the biggest stories in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN history and they can’t fit in a normal comic, so we’re GIANT-SIZING, starting with the cacophonous climax of ‘King’s Ransom!’

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So what’s it about?

Find out Kingpin’s goal and how it violates all natural law. Learn more about the years’ old enmity between Tombstone and Robbie Robertson. And discover what’s next for the fan-favorite frenemy, Boomerang. All this and more as Spider-Man’s whole status quo is turned upside down in one explosive showdown!

Check out the cover by Mark Bagley below.

'Giant-Size Amazing Spider-Man: King's Ransom' is set to release May 12th.

For more on this news, read the official press release from Marvel below.

New York, NY— February 12, 2021 — With twists and turns in every issue, Nick Spencer’s AMAZING SPIDER-MAN has become one of the most unpredictable books on stands today! And now, readers will finally witness Spidey’s long-awaited confrontation with Kingpin in an explosive new arc titled “KING’S RANSOM.” Kicking off next month in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #61, “KING’S RANSOM” will be an arc so momentous, it will conclude in special, giant-sized finale issue in May.

“If you thought 2020 held some huge Spidey surprises (the return of the Green Goblin, the reveal of Kindred as Harry Osborn, the Sin-Eater’s reign of terror), you ain’t seen nothing yet,” Editor Nick Lowe promises. “Nick Spencer is telling the biggest stories in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN history and they can’t fit in a normal comic, so we’re GIANT-SIZING, starting with the cacophonous climax of ‘King’s Ransom!’

Find out Kingpin’s goal and how it violates all natural law. Learn more about the years’ old enmity between Tombstone and Robbie Robertson. And discover what’s next for the fan-favorite frenemy, Boomerang. All this and more as Spider-Man’s whole status quo is turned upside down in one explosive showdown! Don’t miss GIANT-SIZE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: KING’S RANSOM #1 by Nick Spencer and Rogê Antônio (X-Men RedConan the Barbarian) when it arrives in May! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

GIANT-SIZE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: KING’S RANSOM #1

Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by ROGÊ ANTÔNIO

Cover by MARK BAGLEY

On Sale 5/12

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