Peter Parker Replaced By Miles Morales: The New Spider-Man

The Takeaway

The latest issue of the long-running Spider-Man comic book series comes out today, and there’s a brand-new protagonist. Miles Morales, a half-Latino, half-African-American teenager is taking over the blue and red tights from Peter Parker, who was killed off recently. Marvel creators seized the opportunity to diversify the beloved American superhero series. Will comic enthusiasts come to love the new, multiethnic Spider-Man? Earlier this morning, we spoke with a comics critic about the new Spidey. Now, Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Axel Alonso  weighs in with the story behind the new Spider-Man.

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