While the Spider-Man movies might just now be dipping their toes into the multiverse, it’s a concept that’s been long established in the comics and shows for over 30 years now. As such, you can imagine all the pure weirdness the webhead has been involved in.
Marvel, compared to the other titan of the comics industry, DC, likes to dabble in the bizarre. With Santa Claus himself being an omega-level mutant, it can’t be that shocking that old gods like Dagon also share space among the various universes. However, it’s surprising how few degrees of separation there are between Peter Paker and eldritch entities.
For this thought exercise, we will focus on the universe established in Insomniac’s series of games. In Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, several strong clues establish the necessary connections. The biggest is that the larger multiverse has established a beachhead in Peter and Miles’ backyard.
Collecting the various Spider-Bots spread throughout New York is more than an interesting side quest. After nabbing the last one, players receive a quest where an all-too-familiar portal opens up. Inside, Spider-Man meets a mysterious character named Delilah, who directly mentions Across the Spider-Verse‘s Miguel O’Hara.
This is so important because it means this universe is clearly no longer isolated. Sure, this was established in the aforementioned film, but this is akin to asking a question and getting a definite answer. Not only does this universe’s Peter Parker get introduced to the Spider-Verse, but he becomes an active member of the larger Spider-Man corps.
This creates the opening for things to get truly bizarre for this universe’s Peter and Miles. However, Insomniac seems to be stacking the deck as not only are connections beingRead more on destructoid.com