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Marvel announces ‘Sinister War’ series spinning out of ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

Doctor Octopus returns in Marvel’s next big epic ‘Sinister War’ this July.

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Today, Marvel Comics has announced a new four-part series kicking off July 14th and it goes by “Sinister War.” Written by Nick Spencer with art by Mark Bagley–and a first issue cover by Bryan Hitch–the new story arc pits Doctor Octopus’ Sinister Six against Vulture’s Savage Six in a war taking place in New York City. Marvel teased this news yesterday.

“Nick Spencer always goes big,” says Editor Nick Lowe via a press release sent to AIPT, “and this is his biggest story yet through this series and the concurrent issues of Amazing Spider-Man, so clear some room on your ‘Best Comics Ever’ shelf.”

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Check out the solicits for the series below.

Marvel announces 'Sinister War' story in Nick Spencer's 'Amazing Spider-Man'

DOCTOR OCTOPUS IS BACK! AND THE SINISTER WAR HAS BEGUN!

Ock’s got a new Sinister Six and if you think he’s thought big in the past, think again. What Ock DOESN’T know is that the VULTURE has a sextet of his own: THE SAVAGE SIX! It’s an all-out WAR between two of the greatest villains in the Marvel Universe, and the only person they hate more than each other is SPIDER-MAN! Spidey’s in deep trouble with the toughest battle that he’s ever faced. Nick Spencer and Mark Bagley team up for this epic Spider-Man story guaranteed to shock readers everywhere!

SINISTER WAR #1 (OF 4)

Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by MARK BAGLEY
Cover by BRIAN HITCH
Wraparound Variant Cover by MARK BAGLEY
On Sale 7/14!

Marvel announces 'Sinister War' story in Nick Spencer's 'Amazing Spider-Man'

SINISTER WAR CONTINUES!

Two of the most deadly villain teams are fighting both Spidey and each other, but what is Kindred’s role in all this?

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #71

Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by FEDERICO VICENTINI
Cover by MARK BAGLEY
On Sale 7/21!

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

New York, NY— April 21, 2021 — This July, an all-out war between two of Spider-Man’s greatest villains and their own Sinister Sextets erupts in SINISTER WAR! Exploding out of Nick Spencer’s pulse-pounding run on Amazing Spider-Man, this all-new series pits Doctor Octopus’s Sinister Six against Vulture’s Savage Six in a war that puts all of New York City in the crossfire. These deadly groups of foes are out for blood: Spider-Man’s and each other’s! With art by Mark Bagley, SINISTER WAR will be the latest epic in Spencer’s transformative work on the Spider-Man mythos, packed with even more surprising developments including the grand return of Doctor Octopus!

“Nick Spencer always goes big,” says Editor Nick Lowe, “and this is his biggest story yet through this series and the concurrent issues of Amazing Spider-Man, so clear some room on your ‘Best Comics Ever’ shelf.”

Don’t miss this epic Spider-Man story guaranteed to shock readers everywhere when SINISTER WAR #1 hits stands on July 14th! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

SINISTER WAR #1 (OF 4)

Written by NICK SPENCER

Art by MARK BAGLEY

Cover by BRIAN HITCH

Wraparound Variant Cover by MARK BAGLEY

DOCTOR OCTOPUS IS BACK! AND THE SINISTER WAR HAS BEGUN!

Ock’s got a new Sinister Six and if you think he’s thought big in the past, think again. What Ock DOESN’T know is that the VULTURE has a sextet of his own: THE SAVAGE SIX! It’s an all-out WAR between two of the greatest villains in the Marvel Universe, and the only person they hate more than each other is SPIDER-MAN! Spidey’s in deep trouble with the toughest battle that he’s ever faced. Nick Spencer and Mark Bagley team up for this epic Spider-Man story guaranteed to shock readers everywhere!

On Sale 7/14!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #71

Written by NICK SPENCER

Art by FEDERICO VICENTINI

Cover by MARK BAGLEY

SINISTER WAR CONTINUES!

Two of the most deadly villain teams are fighting both Spidey and each other, but what is Kindred’s role in all this?

On Sale 7/21!

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