‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’: 3 Big References to the Comics You Might Have Missed

     July 10, 2017


Peter Parker has returned as our favorite wall-crawler in his youngest incarnation yet. While his original appearance in the MCU was in Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man Homecoming marks the young hero’s first solo outing in the world of the MCU proper. Taking a page from The Breakfast Club, Homecoming sees Peter struggle with being a superhero while also attempting to be your average New York high schooler dealing with girls, friends, and extracurriculars. Standing in his way is Michael Keaton’s Adrian Toomes, aka the Vulture, looking to make himself rich off the spoils of the battles that the Avengers have had in the past. Like the other entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man Homecoming is fit to bursting with references to the comics, and what sort of Spidey fans would we be if we didn’t delve into the bigger ones for our readers?

Warning, this article does contain spoilers for Spider-Man Homecoming, so if you haven’t seen it yet, avoid this one until you do!

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