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'Spider-Gwen: Shadow Clones' set to introduce new Gwen-themed villains in 2023
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‘Spider-Gwen: Shadow Clones’ set to introduce new Gwen-themed villains in 2023

This March, Ghost-Spider swings back into action in SPIDER-GWEN: SHADOW CLONES by Emily Kim and Kei Zama.

Press Release

Spider-Gwen/Ghost-Spider fans, prick up your ears as Marvel Comics has announced a new miniseries for the character called Spider-Gwen: Shadow Clones. Written by Emily Kim with art by Kei Zama, the series promises to turn Gwen’s life upside down as she’s targeted by clones of herself based on Spidey’s greatest villains. The series promises to introduce new Gwen-villains, all designed by Peach Momoko. Find the first issue in comic shops on March 1st.

“I was a little nervous taking on Spider-Gwen because she’s such an iconic hero,” Kim said. “But the rich story premise and fantastic team has made the process a blast. I’ve quickly fallen in love with Gwen and her unique voice and am excited for people to see how she handles a crazy slew of Gwen clones.”

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So what’s Spider-Gwen: Shadow Clones about?

Ghost-Spider comes face-to-face with some of the deadliest Spider-Man villains, including Doc Ock, Sandman, Vulture and more! But wait… Why do they all look like…Gwen?! Follow Gwen down a dark path as she must find and stop whoever is cloning her into infamous Marvel villains!

“There’s a lot of fun things about drawing Gwen Stacy and Ghost-Spider,” Zama added. “I’m especially exciting to draw bold battle scenes of Ghost-Spider and come up with ways to create exciting compositions. It’s also really fun to draw the expressions of Gwen Stacy. I’m really glad to draw these new villains designed by Peach Momoko. I didn’t expect to collaborate with her in this way.”

Check out the cover of the first issue by David Nakayama below.

'Spider-Gwen: Shadow Clones'

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

New York, NY— November 10, 2022 — Fresh off SPIDER-GWEN: GWENVERSE, which introduced exciting heroic versions of Ghost-Spider from throughout the multiverse, Gwen Stacy of Earth-65 will headline a sequel limited series. But this time around, instead of meeting new allies, she’ll be confronted by dangerous new foes!

Written by Emily Kim (SilkTiger Division) and drawn by Kei Zama (Edge of Spider-VerseMarvel’s Voices: Identity), SPIDER-GWEN: SHADOW CLONES will turn Ghost-Spider’s life upside down as she’s targeted by clones of herself based on Spidey’s greatest villains! Over the course of five daring issues, readers will see the debuts of a host of new Gwen-villains, all once again designed by comics visionary Peach Momoko!

Hailing from an alternate reality where Gwen was bitten by a radioactive spider and gained spider-like powers, Ghost-Spider has been embraced by comic fans since she debuted in 2014. Over the years, readers have watched Ghost-Spider rise as one of Marvel’s brightest heroes but now they and Gwen alike will witness her at her most twisted!

Ghost-Spider comes face-to-face with some of the deadliest Spider-Man villains, including Doc Ock, Sandman, Vulture and more! But wait… Why do they all look like…Gwen?! Follow Gwen down a dark path as she must find and stop whoever is cloning her into infamous Marvel villains!

“I was a little nervous taking on Spider-Gwen because she’s such an iconic hero,” Kim said. “But the rich story premise and fantastic team has made the process a blast. I’ve quickly fallen in love with Gwen and her unique voice and am excited for people to see how she handles a crazy slew of Gwen clones.”

“There’s a lot of fun things about drawing Gwen Stacy and Ghost-Spider,” Zama added. “I’m especially exciting to draw bold battle scenes of Ghost-Spider and come up with ways to create exciting compositions. It’s also really fun to draw the expressions of Gwen Stacy. I’m really glad to draw these new villains designed by Peach Momoko. I didn’t expect to collaborate with her in this way.”

Check out David Nakayama’s cover to the debut issue and stay tuned in the coming weeks for the reveal of Peach Momoko’s Gwen designs as well as Greg Land’s series of homage variant covers! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

SPIDER-GWEN: SHADOW CLONES #1 (OF 5)

Written by EMILY KIM

Art by KEI ZAMA

Cover by DAVID NAKAYAMA

On Sale 3/1

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