I know what you’ve been thinking Spider-Fans, Amazing Spider-Man, Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2099, All-New Ultimates, the 100th anniversary special, the 75th anniversary special, the Spider-Verse, the Edge of Spider-Verse miniseries, Spider-Woman and finally Superior Spider-Man #32 & #33 are just not enough in terms of Spidey comic goodness – you need more!
Which is why it’s absolutely fantastic news that two of Spider-Man’s more memorable and down-right psychotic villains in Hobgoblin and Carnage are both going to get their own three-part Axis spin-off mini-series to go alongside Marvel’s massive Autumn Marvel Universe ‘Axis’ event.
“Two of the biggest Spidey villains get their own books? There must be something crazy going on!” says Senior Editor Nick Lowe. “AXIS is huge and Rick Remender and Adam Kubert have so much awesome going on, we in the Spidey office wanted to get involved.
But what could possibly be in store for two of Spider-Man’s more psychotic villains be getting up to during Red Skull’s reign of terror in the Axis event. Well Marvel.com have revealed a little bit about each mini-series
In AXIS: CARNAGE, writer Rick Spears and artist German Peralta take the symbiote serial killer to the streets of New York City! With the members of the Avengers and X-Men embroiled in their epic clash against the Red Skull and his S-Men, Carnage is poised to paint the town RED! But thanks to the events of AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS, something unexpected has happened to Cletus Kassidy and his crimson alien costume, and NYC will never look at Carnage the same way again!
Then, the one true Hobgoblin returns for AXIS: HOBGOBLIN, from creators Kevin Shinick and Javier Rodriguez! Many have worn the mantle of the Hobgoblin, but there is only one Roderick Kingsley! As the Red Skull’s terrifying influence spreads, the merciless and cold-blooded Kingsley finds himself back in New York with a new mission. One that will bring out a side of the Hobgoblin you’ve never seen before!
The Axis event and the Axis: Carnage and Axis: Hobgoblin comics are due in October!
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