Superior Spider-Man: Otto Octavius Attempts to be a Better Spider-Man Than Peter
In October, Venom makes his second live-action appearance in a movie. In honor of one of Spider-Man's villains getting a solo film, we're taking another look at that time when one of Peter's greatest foes defeated him: Otto Octavius as Superior Spider-Man. Otto finally gets the best of Peter and takes his body as he pretends to be Peter and starts to show that he can be a better Peter Parker AND Spider-Man than Peter ever was. But in these first 15 issues, we see the cracks of where Otto's arrogance is getting the better of him and why being a hero means sacrifice.
Dan Slott is no stranger to having a bad guy take over the mantle of a good guy. He did it again in Infamous Iron Man. While it might seem like a simple gimmick, it's also a great way to really dig into what makes a hero and why that particular hero is important.
Listen to our discussion on the first 15 issues as we dive into this series.This is MTR Premium Network content. If you are already a subscriber please log in to view/download the full episode. If you aren't currently a subscriber, you can sign up here.
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