Spider Man PS4 is now in the hands of players around the world. It’s received critical acclaim for its awesome web-swinging, beautiful suit designs, and hard-hitting original narrative. And while it tells its own tale, Spider Man PS4’s story was inspired by some classic Spidey comic book runs. Here’s what they are, according to Exec. Creative Director at Marvel games, Bill Rosemann.
Rosemann has pulled together 7 Spidey comic books that inspired the narrative of Spider Man PS4, and published them over at the PlayStation Blog. It’s a pretty eclectic list, referencing work by Ditko, Brian Michael Bendis, and Dan slott, among others. Here’s the full list:
- Amazing Fantasy (1962) #15
- Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #1 – #38
- Ultimate Spider-Man (2000) #1
- Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #546
- Dark Reign: Mister Negative (2009) #1 & AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2015) #6
- Amazing Spider-Man (1999) #659
- Spider-Man/Fantastic Four (2010) #1 & AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1991) #661
You can head over to the full blog post to read more about how each one influenced Spider Man PS4, with the section regarding Dark Reign and Mister Negative being particularly enlightening.