Spider-Verse's Spider-Punk Gets the Funko Pop! Treatment

Spider Punk

In Dan Slott's Spider-Verse storyline, Peter Parker worked alongside Spider-Men and Spider-Women from other dimensions to fight Morlun and the Inheritors, who hunted and fed on those who carried the Spider-Totem. The event would serve as the introduction to new incarnations of Spider-Man, and Spider-Punk -- also known as the Anarchic Spider-Man -- would become a fan-favorite character. Spider-Punk went on to cameo in television series and video games, and now he is the latest Spider-Pop Funko! figure.

Debuting in 2015's Amazing Spider-Man #10 by Dan Slott and Olivier Coipel, Spider-Punk is the Spider-Man from Earth-138. Hobart "Hobie" Brown, a homeless teenager, gained his spider powers from a spider irradiated by President Norman Osborn's toxic waste dumping. Combining Spider-Man's iconic red-and-blue, web-patterned costume with jeans, a jacket, a matching guitar and a Mohawk made of metal spikes, Spider-Punk became an all-punk hero who successfully led a rebellion against the corrupt President and his V.E.N.O.M troops.

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After he killed Osborn and unmasked himself before the assembled crowd, he was recruited to join the Spiders' battle against the Inheritors. He would much later join the Web Warriors, a team of Spider-people tasked to patrolling the multiverse and protecting worlds who lost their Spider-Totems.

Spider-Punk also played a prominent role in Spider-Geddon, working alongside Otto Octavius' Superior Spider-Man and other Spiders in their latest battle with the Inheritors, where he revealed he hates the nickname "Spider-Punk" as given to him by the MC2 Spider-Woman. He also appeared in the Ultimate Spider-Man series and as a playable character both in the Spider-Man Unlimited game and the popular Spider-Man video game for PlayStation 4.

This PREVIEWS-exclusive Spider-Funko is limited to a run of only 20,000 units priced at $11.99. It will be available for pre-order at comic shops, with a release date of March 27th, 2019.

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