Longtime Spider-Man followers will bear in mind the fervor that was sparked again in 2010 when a geeky popular culture weblog not in contrast to this one steered that Donald Glover (finest identified for his position on the NBC sitcom “Group” on the time) can be an awesome candidate to play the brand new Spider-Man. On the time, Sony Photos was seeking to reboot the Spider-Man franchise, so fan-casting was in a frenzy attempting to determine the very best new web-slinger for the large display. After a web based increase by Glover himself, hashtag #Donald4SpiderMan was throughout Twitter, and followers had been giddy concerning the risk (aside from the racist clowns who suppose Peter Parker at all times needs to be white). However Andrew Garfield would go on to get the job in “The Superb Spider-Man,” and although he was good within the position, the franchise in the end crashed and burned, although it could find yourself getting some type of redemption because of “Spider-Man: No Manner Residence.”
Nonetheless, the joy about Glover taking part in a Black model of Spidey by no means waned. In actual fact, the stir over this new model of Spider-Man resulted in an amusing gag on “Group,” the place Glover briefly appeared in Spider-Man pajamas in the course of the second season premiere. It was this second that really impressed Marvel Comics author Brian Michael Bendis to create the character we all know as Miles Morales, a half-Latino, half-black teenage model of Spider-Man from one other universe who was launched within the pages of Marvel Comics in 2011’s “Final Fallout” #4.
Quick ahead over a decade, and Miles Morales has change into probably the most widespread characters within the Marvel Comics superhero roster, and he now has his personal movie franchise. However Glover’s position within the historical past of Miles Morales and Spider-Man does not finish there.