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The 10th Anniversary Edition of Thirteen Reasons Why was released

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Jay Asher was born in Arcadia, California on September 30, 1975. He grew up with a family that encouraged him to pursue all of his interests, from playing the guitar to his writing. He attended Cuesta Community College right after graduating from San Luis Obispo High School. It was here where he wrote his first two children’s books for a class called Children’s Literature Appreciation. After high school, he decided he wanted to become an elementary school teacher. He then transferred to California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo where he left his senior year in order to pursue his career as a serious writer. He married Joan Marie on September 7, 2002. Throughout his life he worked in various establishments, including working as a salesman in a shoe store and in libraries and bookstores. Many of his work experiences influenced some aspect of his writing.

On December 27, 2016, the 10th Anniversary Edition of Thirteen Reasons Why was released. In this edition, the book’s original ending is included. The anniversary edition also includes a new introduction from Asher, an essay from Asher, pages from the notebook that Asher used while writing Thirteen Reasons Why, reader reactions and a reading guide

Thirteen Reasons Why is a 2007 young adult novel written by Jay Asher. The book was published by RazorBill, a young adult imprint of Penguin Books. The paperback edition hit #1 on the New York Times best-seller list in July 2011. The book is the basis of the television series 13 Reasons Why, released through Netflix on March 31, 2017.

Clay Jensen, a shy high school student, returns home from school one day to find that he has received a mysterious package in the mail. It contains seven double-sided cassette tapes used by Hannah Baker, a classmate who has recently committed suicide. Each tape details a reason that she killed herself. The tapes were sent to various other people before arriving at Clay’s door.The first person to receive the tapes was Justin. They kissed once after she developed a crush on him. However, Justin told his friends that they did more than just kiss, which earned Hannah the reputation of a slut at school. The second person to receive them was Alex. Alex violated their friendship when he published a “hot or not” list comparing the girls in their class. He awarded Hannah the title of Best Ass, which only escalated her reputation as a slut. He also awarded his ex-girlfriend Jessica the title of Worst Ass, in revenge for her not having sex with him. The third person was Jessica. After being compared to Hannah on the “hot or not” list, Jessica slapped Hannah and ended their friendship. The slap left a scar on Hannah’s cheek…..

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Main

  • Dylan Minnette as Clay Jensen
  • Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker
  • Christian Navarro as Tony Padilla
  • Alisha Boe as Jessica Davis
  • Brandon Flynn as Justin Foley
  • Justin Prentice as Bryce Walker
  • Miles Heizer as Alex Standall
  • Ross Butler as Zach Dempsey
  • Devin Druid as Tyler Down
  • Amy Hargreaves as Lainie Jensen
  • Derek Luke as Kevin Porter
  • Kate Walsh as Olivia Baker

Hannah BakerHannah Baker is a fictional character created by American author Jay Asher. She is the subject of his 2007 mystery novel Thirteen Reasons Why, and Netflix’ adaptation of the book, 13 Reasons Why. Hannah is introduced as a sophomore at the fictional Liberty High School, characterized by her struggle adjusting to life in an unsympathetic school environment. She is played by Katherine Langford on the television series.On the final tape Hannah recalls the day of her suicide. She decides to give life “one more try”, and visits Mr. Porter, the school counsellor, and asks for his help. She tells him about the rape, but when she refuses to disclose her rapist’s identity, he tells her that the only option is to “move on” with life. This conversation is related on Hannah’s final recorded tape. She then gives her uniform to Clay at the theatre before going to give the tapes to Tony. Hannah return home, fills her bathtub and uses the razors she stole from her father’s shop to slit her wrists. Hannah dies of blood loss and is found by her mother and father who attempt to save her by calling 911; but they are too late, Hannah is already dead.

 

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National Teen Dating Helpline at 1-866-331-9474 or visit www.loveisrespect.org For teens who have been abused.

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Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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Starring
  • Shameik Moore
  • Jake Johnson
  • Hailee Steinfeld
  • Mahershala Ali
  • Brian Tyree Henry
  • Lily Tomlin
  • Luna Lauren Velez
  • John Mulaney
  • Nicolas Cage
  • Liev Schreiber

Cast

  • Shameik Moore¬†as¬†Miles Morales / Spider-Man:
    A teenager with spider-like abilities.
  • Jake Johnson¬†as¬†Peter B. Parker / Spider-Man:
    Miles’ reluctant mentor,¬†a disheveled version of the hero
  • Hailee Steinfeld¬†as¬†Gwen Stacy / Spider-Woman: A “spunky, free-spirited” superhero.
  • Mahershala Ali¬†as¬†Aaron Davis / Prowler: Miles’ uncle, who moonlights as a supervillain and enforcer for Wilson Fisk.
  • Brian Tyree Henry¬†as¬†Jefferson Davis-Morales:
    Miles’ father, a police officer.¬†At the age of 36, Henry felt he was too young to portray a father.
  • Lily Tomlin¬†as¬†May Parker: Peter’s aunt.
  • Luna Lauren Velez¬†as¬†Rio Morales: Miles’ mother.
  • John Mulaney¬†as¬†Peter Porker / Spider-Ham: A¬†funny animal¬†version of Spider-Man from a¬†cartoon-like universe.
  • Nicolas Cage¬†as¬†Peter Parker / Spider-Man Noir:
    A dark and monochromatic version of Spider-Man from a 1930s universe. 
  • Liev Schreiber¬†as¬†Wilson Fisk / Kingpin: A crime lord in Miles‚Äô dimension and creator of the Super Collider

Miles Morales, a teenager who admires Spider-Man, struggles to adjust to his new elite boarding school and live up to the expectations of his parents, nurse Rio Morales and police officer Jefferson Davis, who views Spider-Man as a menace. After developing a crush on his classmate Wanda, Miles seeks his uncle Aaron Davis for advice. Aaron encourages Miles’ passion for graffiti and leads him to an abandoned subway station where Miles can draw.

While there, Miles is bitten by a genetically modified spider and develops spider-like abilities. Unable to contact Aaron, he returns to the station, and accidentally finds a secret laboratory where Wilson Fisk has built a particle accelerator to access parallel universes and reconnect with alternative versions of his wife and son who died in a car accident. Spider-Man arrives to disable the accelerator and fights the monstrous Green Goblin and Kingpin’s mysterious new enforcer Prowler. During the melee, Spider-Man meets Miles and sensing they are alike, offers to train him, but he is then wounded when the accelerator malfunctions. Spider-Man gives Miles a device to disable the accelerator. Miles escapes, but Spider-Man is brutally killed by Fisk.

Inspired by Spider-Man’s sacrifice, Miles attempts to fight crime as well. But when he attempts to swing, the device is damaged. Miles is later approached by Peter B. Parker, an older, jaded Spider-Man from another dimension who has been brought into Miles’ world by the accelerator. Peter is separated from his wife Mary Jane Watson and needs to return home fast or he will die, so he begrudgingly agrees to train Miles in exchange for Miles’ help to steal data about how to repair the device from Kingpin’s research facility.

They are confronted by Kingpin‚Äôs scientist¬†Doctor Octopus¬†and rescued by¬†Gwen Stacy, another dimension-displaced heroine who had been masquerading as Wanda. She leads Peter and Miles to the house of¬†May Parker¬†who is sheltering more lost Spider-Men including¬†Spider-Man Noir,¬†Spider-Ham,¬†Peni Parker and SP//dr. While Peni repairs the device, Peter unsuccessfully attempts to teach Miles how to control his powers, and pressure from the group causes Miles to retreat to Aaron’s apartment. Miles discovers that Aaron is Prowler and narrowly escapes from him. Miles tells the group of his discovery, but they are located by Prowler, Doctor Octopus,¬†Scorpion, and¬†Tombstone, leading to a brawl. Aaron corners Miles but refuses to kill him when he learns Miles is the new Spider-Man. Fisk kills Prowler and Jefferson mistakes the new Spider-Man for Aaron‚Äôs killer.

As they prepare to face Kingpin, the Spider-Men choose to leave Miles behind due to his inexperience, webbing him up at his dorm room. Jefferson arrives to tell Miles about Aaron‚Äôs death and assumes Miles does not want to speak to him, apologizing for his mistakes and reassuring Miles that he believes in him. Uplifted, Miles escapes and visits May, who provides him with a new uniform, before joining the fight against Doctor Octopus and Scorpion, who is ultimately defeated. Miles operates the device and sends the Spider-Men back home, sharing a moment with Gwen just before Fisk arrives. Miles and Fisk fight throughout the accelerator, attracting Jefferson‚Äôs attention. Reaching the scene, Jefferson realizes that Spider-Man is not the enemy and encourages him, giving Miles the necessary motivation to knock Fisk unconscious with his powerful ‚Äúvenom blast‚ÄĚ and destroy the accelerator.

The authorities arrest Fisk and his enforcers, Jefferson recognizes Spider-Man as a hero, and Miles embraces the powers and responsibilities of his new life. Gwen later finds a way to contact Miles from her home universe so they can maintain their friendship, while Peter readies to earn back Mary Jane and the people’s respect.

In a post-credits scene in the year 2099, Miguel O’ Hara learns about the crisis and develops his own dimension-hopping device to intervene. He decides to return to the beginning but ends up getting into an argument with that universe’s Spider-Man

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Web of Spider-Man Vol 1 129-1.pngSpider-Man is the alias of¬†Peter Parker, an orphan raised by his¬†Aunt May¬†and¬†Uncle Ben¬†in¬†New York City¬†after his parents¬†Richard and Mary Parker¬†were killed in a plane crash. Lee and Ditko had the character deal with the struggles of adolescence and financial issues and accompanied him with many¬†supporting characters, such as¬†J. Jonah Jameson,¬†Flash Thompson,¬†Harry Osborn,¬†romantic interests¬†Gwen Stacy¬†and¬†Mary Jane Watson, and¬†foes¬†such as¬†Doctor Octopus,¬†Green Goblin¬†and¬†Venom. His¬†origin story¬†has him acquiring spider-related abilities after a bite from a radioactive spider; these include clinging to surfaces, shooting spider-webs from wrist-mounted devices, and detecting danger with his “spider-sense”.

Powers, skills, and equipment

A bite from a radioactive spider triggers mutations in Peter Parker’s body, granting him superpowers. In the original¬†Lee-Ditko¬†stories, Spider-Man has the ability to cling to walls, superhuman strength, a sixth sense (“spider-sense”) that alerts him to danger, perfect balance and equilibrium, as well as superhuman speed and agility. The character was originally conceived by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko as intellectually gifted, but later writers have depicted his intellect at the genius level.¬†Academically brilliant, Parker has expertise in the fields of¬†applied science,¬†chemistry,¬†physics,¬†biology,¬†engineering,¬†mathematics, and¬†mechanics. With his talents, he sews his own¬†costume¬†to conceal his identity, and he constructs many devices that complement his powers, most notably mechanical web-shooters to help navigate and trap his enemies along with a spider-signal as a flashlight and a warning beacon to criminals.

Alter ego Peter Benjamin Parker
Species Human mutate
Team affiliations Avengers
Fantastic Four
Future Foundation
New Avengers
Jean Grey School for Higher Learning
Spider-Army/Web-Warriors
Astonishing Avengers
Partnerships Black Cat
Prowler
Silk
Spider-Man (Miles Morales)
Deadpool
Notable aliases Ricochet,Dusk, Prodigy, Hornet .Ben Reilly,
Scarlet Spider, Captain Universe Liar
Abilities
  • Genius-level intellect
  • Proficient¬†scientist¬†and¬†inventor
  • Superhuman strength, speed, durability, and agility
  • Ability to cling to most surfaces
  • Precognitive¬†spider-sense
  • Utilizes wrist web-shooters to shoot spiderweb material

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Spider-Woman was born Jessica Miriam Drew, daughter of Jonathan Drew and Merriam Drew, in¬†London,¬†England. At a young age, her family moves to a lab built by her father and¬†Herbert Wyndham¬†near¬†Mount Wundagore¬†in¬†Transia, where she becomes gravely ill from months of uranium exposure. To save her life, her father injects her with an experimental serum based on irradiated spiders’ blood. Because the serum requires a month’s incubation, Wyndham places her in a genetic accelerator. Shortly after, her mother dies and her father leaves for the United States, leaving Wyndham to care of her.¬†While in the accelerator, she ages at a decelerated rate. When she is finally released, decades later, Drew is only 17 years old.

Drew is ostracized by the other residents of Mount Wundagore, the High Evolutionary’s¬†New Men¬†since she was originally human while they were animals. Because of this, she eventually leaves to seek human civilization. She is captured by a¬†HYDRA¬†reserve unit under¬†Count Otto Vermis’s leadership who erases her memories, brainwashes her, and recruits her as a HYDRA agent under the codename Arachne.[12]¬†One of HYDRA’s top agents, Jared, is assigned to train her in combat and espionage and to seduce her. Once Jessica has become his lover, he allows himself to be captured by¬†S.H.I.E.L.D.¬†so that she can be goaded into assassinating S.H.I.E.L.D. commander¬†Nick Fury.

While battling Fury, Jessica accidentally kills Jared and learns HYDRA’s true nature. She quits HYDRA and assaults the unit’s base, sending Count Vermis into a fatal crash, but not before he unlocks memory implants that she was actually an evolved spider and had killed a man before her association with HYDRA. Despondent from these revelations, she wanders the woods where Vermis crashed until being recaptured and hypnotized by HYDRA.

Powers and abilities

After her mother was struck with a beam of radiation containing the DNA of several different types of spiders while she was in-utero, Jessica Drew developed superhuman powers patterned after several different types of spiders when she was born. Jessica is superhumanly strong and is able to lift around seven tons at her peak. She also possesses superhuman speed, stamina, agility, and reflexes. Jessica’s body is more resistant to injury than an ordinary person, allowing her to take far more physical punishment compared to an ordinary human. Jessica also possesses superhuman hearing and smell, the latter of which allowed her to distinguish a life-model decoy from the real Nick Fury.¬†Jessica’s palms and soles secrete a special fluid that allows her to cling to solid objects, like a true spider. Jessica’s physical makeup also makes her highly resistant to all terrestrial poisons, toxins, and completely immune to radiation. While she is typically rendered dizzy by the initial dose, she is completely immune to it after being exposed again. She also exudes a high concentration of pheromones that elicit pleasure and attraction in men and revulsion in women, although she typically uses a chemical “perfume” that renders these pheromones inert. Jessica’s body also produces an inordinate amount of bio-electrical energy, which she can discharge from her hands. She refers to these discharges as “venom blasts” although they actually have nothing to do with poison and typically cause pain and unconsciousness, and Jessica can kill a man in the same way that a lightning bolt would and can pierce solid metals like steel by using her blasts at their greatest intensity. Jessica was also able to glide through unknown means using the web-like extensions of her costume, but seems to have gained the power to fly after being replaced by the Skrull Queen Veranke.¬†Jessica has lost her powers in numerous ways and on several occasions,¬†but after returning to Earth at the end of the Secret Invasion, Jessica’s powers were restored and are greater than ever.

In addition to her powers, she is also a superb hand-to-hand combat fighter, and has trained in several styles of fighting including boxing, judo, karate, and capoeira, learned under the training of the Taskmaster. She has also had training in fencing and the use of many other weapons. Jessica was trained by HYDRA (and later on by S.H.I.E.L.D.) in covert operations, stealth, espionage, and information gathering and is a superb athlete. She speaks several foreign languages, including Korean, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and German. Jessica has also received vocational training in undercover detective work and sometimes carries a Walther PPK handgun.

Alter ego Jessica Miriam Drew
Team affiliations Avengers
HYDRA
Lady Liberators
New Avengers
S.H.I.E.L.D.
S.W.O.R.D.
Secret Avengers
Notable aliases Arachne, Ariadne Hyde, Hunter
Abilities
  • Master Spy
  • Superhuman strength, speed, durabilty, reflexes, and senses
  • Gliding
  • Pheromone manipulation
  • Bio-electric energy projection
  • Wallcrawling

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Thirteen years ago during a demonstration on the use of radioactive rays at a science exhibit, a¬†spider¬†is accidentally exposed to large amounts of radiation. In its dying moments, the arachnid bites Peter Parker. As a result, the young teenager gains amazing powers and becomes¬†Spider-Man. However, this is not the end. Mere moments after biting Parker, the spider bites another young student named Cindy Moon.[5]¬†Soon after, Cindy’s abilities, including organic webbing (unlike Peter), manifest but she is unable to control them. Sometime later,¬†Ezekiel¬†approaches the Moon family to offer his help and guide Cindy in controlling her newfound abilities. After six years training to use her powers, Cindy is locked up inside a facility by Ezekiel to protect her and the other “spiders” from¬†Morlun¬†and his family called the Inheritors

Powers and abilities

Cindy gained similar abilities to Peter Parker when she was bitten by the same radioactive spider that gave him his abilities, though her spider-sense (dubbed by her as “Silk Sense”) is far stronger than Peter’s. On their first meeting, Peter observed that she was even faster than him, though not quite as strong. She also has the ability to shoot webs out of her fingertips, and she has an¬†eidetic memory.

Alter ego Cindy Moon
Species Human mutate
Team affiliations Protectors
Partnerships Peter Parker / Spider-Man
Abilities
  • Master hand-to-hand combatant
  • Superhuman strength, speed, agility, stamina, reflexes and endurance
  • Long range¬†precognitivespider-sense
  • Eidetic memory
  • Ability to cling to most surfaces and shoot strong spider-web strings from fingers

 

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Kaine is the Jackal’s first temporary success at cloning¬†Peter Parker¬†but, due to the flawed cloning process is left deformed and mentally unstable. Kaine is later identified by the Jackal as “Parker 3.0”;¬†the implications of this are unknown. The Jackal discards Kaine because the clone starts showing early signs of the degeneration process, and Kaine experiences a strong feeling of rejection similar to that between a father and son. Kaine realizes the partial degeneration also caused a slight amplification of the powers he “inherited” from Peter. Not only has his strength, speed, and agility been copied from the original Peter’s, but he gains a “precognitive sense” that shows him flashes of the future (an amplified version of Peter’s spider-sense). He also possesses a “Mark of Kaine,” a burning touch that he uses to leave eaten away hand prints on his victims’ faces. Though never explicitly stated within the story, in a later interview former Spider-Man editor/writer¬†Glenn Greenbergrevealed that the Mark of Kaine was meant to be another analog of one of Spider-Man’s powers, namely the ability to cling to walls.

The Jackal goes on to create a new, better clone which would become Ben Reilly. When the Jackal uses Reilly against Peter, the ensuing battle leaves Reilly and the Jackal for dead. They both manage to survive; the Jackal places himself into suspended animation in a cloning pod to awaken later, and Reilly leaves New York

Behind the scenes,¬†Norman Osborn¬†manages to have the files on Ben and Peter switched, so the Jackal would think Peter is the clone and Ben is the real deal. Consulting the Jackal’s files, Kaine also believes the same, so he follows Ben through his “exile”. For a time, he finds love in the arms of police detective Louise Kennedy of Salt Lake City, until he discovers she is working for the criminals. This revelation, coupled with Kaine’s increased cellular degeneration, pushes Kaine even further towards insanity and he kills Louise. Kaine continues to stalk Ben, making it appear as though Janine Godbe, Ben’s new love, has committed suicide. Kaine, hoping to give the man who he thinks is the clone (Peter) the life he could never have, frames Ben for a number of murders he commits since both men have the same fingerprints.

Later flashback scenes reveal that Kaine worked as a bounty hunter for a time, being briefly dispatched to eliminate¬†Kraven the Hunter. Kaine also experienced a ‘vision’ via his enhanced spider-sense that Kraven would kill him in the future. Despite the two engaging in a brutal confrontation‚ÄĒKraven even briefly mistook Kaine for Spider-Man due to a vague recognition of Spider-Man’s template in Kaine‚ÄĒboth survive despite Kaine burying Kraven alive. Kraven dug himself out after three days, but his friend and manservant was killed by Kaine during the fight.

Full name Kaine Parker
Team affiliations New Warriors
Notable aliases Peter Parker, Spider-Man, Tarantula, Scarlet Spider, The Other
Abilities (As Kaine):
Superhuman strength, speed, agility, stamina, durability, reflexes and equilibrium
Precognitive Spider Sense
Mark of Kaine
Regenerative healing factor
Immunity to the world-wide mind purging of Spider-Man’s identity
Ability to stick to walls
(As Tarantula):
Four large spider legs
Organic webbing generation
Forearm stingers
(As Scarlet Spider):
Enhanced strength, speed and agility
Organic webbing generation
Night vision
Mark of Kaine
Arthropod communication
Two retractable stingers
Via stealth suit:
Invisibility
Immunity to sonic-based attacks

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Spider-Woman is a¬†variant¬†of¬†Spider-Man¬†and an¬†alternate-universe version¬†of Gwen Stacy. She resides in what Marvel dubs Earth-65, where Gwen Stacy is bitten by a radioactive spider and becomes a superheroine instead of Peter Parker becoming Spider-Man. The character also has to deal with various enemies, including Earth-65 versions of¬†Matt Murdock¬†and¬†Frank Castle. Gwen Stacy’s Spider-Woman is depicted as harboring much of Peter’s personality and conflicts along with sharing his powers and abilities.

Gwen Stacy from¬†Midtown High School¬†is the one bitten by the radioactive spider and becomes a superhero going by the name of¬†Spider-Woman. As Gwen Stacy, she is depicted as a drummer alongside her friends,¬†Mary Jane Watson,¬†Betty Brant¬†and¬†Glory Grant, simply called the Mary Janes. Shortly after she begins fighting crime, one of her classmates,¬†Peter Parker, attempts to exact revenge on those who bullied him in Midtown High School, becoming Earth-65’s version of the¬†Lizard. Gwen subdues him, but Peter dies towards the end of the battle due to the chemical he used. Spider-Woman is blamed for his death, causing an outcry for her arrest, led by¬†J. Jonah Jameson. Her father,¬†George Stacy, a¬†NYPD¬†police chief, begins a hunt for her along with¬†Captain Frank Castle¬†and Detective¬†Jean DeWolff. While the Mary Janes are attempting to perform in a concert,¬†an assassin¬†is sent after Gwen Stacy’s father, who is in the audience. As Spider-Woman, she successfully defeats the assassin. During the battle, Captain Stacy holds Spider-Woman at gunpoint, with Gwen Stacy taking off her mask to reveal who she is to her father. Shocked upon learning Spider-Woman’s identity, he tells her to run before he changes his mind.

In the comic series Spider-Gwen she battles various alternate versions of Spider-Man villains, such as Vulture, Kraven the Hunter and Harry Osborn as the Green Goblin. Most recurringly, she deals with Matt Murdock as the Kingpin of crime trying to corrupt Spider-Gwen into the lifestyle of crime along with Frank Castle hunting her down as a vigilante. Despite her enemies, she also deals with heroic allies in Earth-65, such as Captain America (Samantha Wilson), Reed Richards and Peggy Carter, the leader of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Gwen Stacy stars alongside¬†Earth-616’s¬†Jessica Drew¬†and¬†Silk¬†in a crossover comic book storyline entitled¬†Spider-Women. The plot consists of her two companions being stuck within her world after battling with¬†Super-Adaptoid¬†when her dimensional wristwatch‚Äďthat she obtained from “Spider-Verse”‚Äďwas stolen.¬†They eventually discover that the Earth-65 version of Cindy Moon, leader of S.I.L.K., was the mastermind behind the stealing of the wristwatch. Earth-65’s Cindy Moon revealed to Silk and Gwen Stacy that she stole the technology to take over the world. Earth-65’s Cindy also revealed that one of her spiders was behind the bite that gave Gwen Stacy her powers. She proceeded in taking the latter’s power away with the use of her technology and framed her Earth-616 counterpart of Silk.¬†Gwen, Jessica and Cindy later team up in defeating Earth-65’s Cindy.¬†The aftermath of the storyline deals with the effects of Gwen’s loss of power and her need of isotopes to regain her power.

Spider-Woman was originally depicted as having similar powers to Spider-Man, which originated from a bite by a radioactive spider.¬†These power include sticking and climbing on walls, a sixth sense to danger‚Äďwhich she struggles with‚Äďand being able to lift approximately 10 tons.¬†She owns web-shooters that were given to her and created by retired crime fighter and billionaire mogul¬†Janet van Dyne.The mechanisms help filter moisture from the air to create an adhesive web-fluid, which itself creates web nets, ropes and globs, among other shapes. They also help her swing from building to building, not requiring refilling as long as moisture is present.Spider-Woman also has possession of a wristwatch that allows her travel to¬†the multiverse¬†following the events of “Spider-Verse”. She is commonly depicted as using her¬†smartphone¬†for superhero equipment.[11]¬†As the daughter of a police captain, Spider-Woman has detective skills and analytical thinking. She is not trained in fighting, but has picked up on elements from kung fu films.[11]¬†The character is eventually depicted as depowered, with Earth-65’s¬†Reed Richards¬†helping her regain her power through isotopes

Alter ego Gwendolyne Maxine Stacy
Species Human Mutate
Team affiliations Spider-Army/Web-Warriors
Partnerships
  • Miles Morales / Spider-Man
  • Jessica Drew / Spider-Woman
  • Cindy Moon / Silk
  • Samantha Wilson / Captain America
Notable aliases Spider-Woman, Spider-Gwen, Gwenom, White Widow, Ghost-Spider
Abilities
  • Superhuman strength, speed, durability, and agility
  • Ability to cling to most surfaces
  • Use of inter dimensional travel
  • Healing factor
  • Precognitive¬†Spider-Sense
  • Uses web-shooters to shoot strong spider-web strings from wrists

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She initially went by the¬†pseudonym¬†Ara√Īa, but later changed to using¬†Spider-Girl

On her first day at Milton Summers¬†High School¬†in¬†Fort Greene, Brooklyn, Anya Corazon is caught in a skirmish between two mystical clans called¬†The Spider Society¬†and the Sisterhood of the Wasp, and is mortally wounded. To save her life, Miguel, a¬†mage¬†from the Spider Society, performs a ritual on her by giving her a spider-shaped tattoo that endows her with spider-like powers, and recruits her to be a Hunter for the Society. WebCorps offers Ara√Īa various costumes, but Ara√Īa decides to make her own costume. She designs a costume with red and blue sneakers, blue track pants, red backpack, red gloves with many pockets, and large yellow-lensed goggles. As part of her powers an insectoid exoskeleton covers most of her body with a bug-like bluish skin. In place of equipment like web-shooters or spider tracers, Ara√Īa created her own modified bolas out of discs that are about the size of her palm and have eight red legs able to grip objects. Ara√Īa fights a Hunter from The Sisterhood of the Wasp, adversaries of the Spider Society.

While interrogating a spy for the Sisterhood of the Wasp, Anya and Miguel discover that the Sisterhood has recruited a fifteen-year-old boy codenamed Amun, a descendant of Egyptian assassins who believes he is skilled enough that he does not need to conceal his identity. Anya soon meets Amun, who has enrolled at her school under the name Jon Kasiya. The two soon deduce the other’s dual identity.

Later, during a fight with Anya, Miguel, and the Sisterhood, Amun tells her that he will attack her loved ones if she opposes him. Noting her father is filming the fight, Anya takes him to safety. In her absence, Amun seriously wounds Miguel. The encounter leaves Anya doubting her duty due to the danger it poses to her loved ones. However, in a chance encounter, Spider-Man arrives and, after discussing her origins and adventures, tells her, “With great power comes great responsibility” and that in every age, people are called to be heroes.

Soon afterwards, Anya fights Amun and, in anger, nearly strangles him to death. She is stopped by Ted, who tells Amun to run. Ted tells her that she had released “the Spirit of the Hunter” and warns her not to do it again without Miguel with her. Back at WebCorps, Miguel is revived upon being reunited with Anya, and he tells her the history of the organization that would eventually split into Wasps and Spiders.

After an encounter with a gunman in a coffee shop, in which Anya saves Lynn and Amun without revealing her secret identity, Amun promises to respect her double life and to stop targeting her friends and family.

Alter ego Anya Sofia Corazon
Team affiliations Young Allies (Heroic Age)
WebCorps
The Spider Society
Avengers Academy
Web Warriors
Partnerships Ms. Marvel
Notable aliases Ara√Īita, the Hunter, Spider-Girl, Ara√Īa
Abilities
  • Superhuman strength, speed, agility, stamina, reflexes/reactions, coordination, balance and endurance
  • Use of spider-like grappling hooks
  • Ability to stick to solid surfaces and create a blue¬†symbiote-like protective exoskeleton

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Bitten by a slightly different genetically engineered spider than the one that granted Peter Parker’s powers, Miles Morales possesses abilities similar to the original Spider-Man’s, including enhanced strength and agility, the ability to adhere to walls and ceilings with his hands and feet,¬†and a “spider sense” that warns him of danger with a buzzing sensation in his head.Though his strength and agility are similar to those of the original Spider-Man, his spider-sense is not as strong, as it only warns him of immediate danger.

He has two abilities that the original Spider-Man does not have: the ability to camouflage himself, including his clothing, to match his surroundings, making him effectively invisible,¬†and a “venom strike” that can paralyze almost anyone with just a touch.¬†The venom strike does not employ actual¬†venom, but is a type of¬†directed energy¬†that can be conducted through Miles’ gloves,¬†and can be used against an opponent at a distance by conducting it through a material in which both Miles and his opponent are in contact, such as the webbing of the¬†Earth-616’s Spider-Man.¬†It can break chains being used to restrain Miles,¬†and even repels non-ferrous objects, such as plastic¬†Lego¬†bricks.¬†The venom strike is powerful enough to render unconscious a person as large as¬†Hank Pym’s Giant Man.It is powerful enough to drive away the¬†symbiotic¬†villain¬†Venom¬†during Miles’ first encounter with the creature,¬†but by their second encounter, Venom has developed such a tolerance to the strike that Miles has to be completely enveloped by the symbiote before the venom strike can separate the symbiote from its host.¬†Doctor Octopus¬†also developed a set of tentacles that would not conduct the venom strike.¬†The effect of the venom strike manifests itself a few seconds after it is implemented, and is described by Bendis as being comparable to the feeling of being kicked in the testicles.Miles can effect a more powerful version of the strike, which he calls a “mega venom blast”.¬†When Miles employs this ability, his eyes glow with yellow energy, which then explodes outwards in a radiant burst that can not only repel a large group of opponents,but also destroy thick ropes and chains that have been used to restrain him. This application of the strike leaves him “dizzy and useless”,¬†and cannot be used multiple times in rapid succession without a “recharging” period for Miles, though he can still make use of the conventional strike against people during this period.The conventional venom strike is mostly useless against the supervillain¬†Armadillo, but during Miles’ encounter with that villain, his venom blast manifests itself in a form similar to Miles’ webbing, and Miles uses it like a lasso to pull Armadillo towards him and knock him unconscious with a venom strike-powered punch.

Miles’ body also possesses a strong resistance to injury. During an altercation with the Roxxon mercenary¬†Taskmaster, Miles is thrown through a brick wall without any apparent serious injury, though the experience is painful for him.

Miles wears a costume given to him by S.H.I.E.L.D., and initially uses Peter Parker’s web shooters, which are given to him by May Parker. He is eventually given a new set of webshooters by S.H.I.E.L.D. as well.

Alter ego Miles Gonzalo Morales
Species Human mutate
Team affiliations Avengers
Champions
The Ultimates
Spider-Army/Web-Warriors
Partnerships Spider Man (Peter Parker)
Notable aliases Kid Arachnid
Spy-D
Abilities
  • Superhuman strength, speed and agility
  • Ability to cling to most surfaces
  • Camouflage¬†(invisibility)
  • Venom strike
  • Venom blast
  • Precognitive¬†Spider-Sense
  • Utilizes web-shooters to shoot strong spider-web strings from wrists
  • Bio-electric energy threads produced from fingers

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Spider-Woman is a¬†genetically-engineered clone¬†of¬†Peter Parker¬†whose chromosomes were manipulated to make her female. Created to act as an agent for the CIA (code name: Spider-Woman), she retains Peter’s memories. The intent of her creators was to erase her memories and implant new ones, but Jessica escaped before the process could be carried out.¬†Doctor Octopus¬†reveals himself as the mastermind behind the experiments that created her. Jessica and Peter fight Doctor Octopus together, and eventually prevail. Peter surrenders to¬†Nick Fury¬†while Jessica opts to flee.¬†At the storyline’s close, Jessica decides to start a new life and embrace her given identity. She takes her to leave of Peter after what she calls “the most awkward hug in history”

Powers and abilities

Spider-Woman has all the powers of Spider-Man (superhuman strength, speed, and agility, the ability to stick to surfaces and a spider-sense that warns her of danger). In addition, her fingertips have spinnerets allowing her to fire silk-spinning webbing from them

Alter ego Jessica Reilly Drew
Team affiliations Ultimates
New Ultimates
S.H.I.E.L.D.
Web Warriors
Spider-Army
Partnerships Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
Spider-Man (Miles Morales)
Kitty Pryde
Human Torch
S.H.I.E.L.D.
Notable aliases Jessica Drew, Julia Carpenter, Black Widow, Peter Parker
Abilities Superhuman strength, speed, and agility; “spider-sense”, ability to stick to surfaces, organic webbing

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His secret alter ego is¬†Miguel O’Hara, a brilliant¬†geneticist¬†living in New York in the year¬†2099 A.D.¬†who is attempting to recreate the abilities of the original¬†Spider-Man¬†in other people and later suffers a related accident that causes half his DNA to be re-written with a spider’s genetic code. O’Hara is the first full¬†Latino¬†character to assume the identity of Spider-Man (with¬†Miles Morales¬†being half Latino and half black)

Miguel O’Hara was born in¬†New York City, many years after the end of what his people’s history calls the “Heroic Age”, which is the modern-day era of Marvel heroes. He grows up with his mother Conchata, his younger brother Gabriel, and his abusive father George O’Hara. A rebellious boy with prodigy-level intelligence, Miguel is an adolescent when he is awarded enrollment into the¬†Alchemax¬†School for Gifted Youngsters (heavily implied to be a renovated version of the¬†X-Men’s headquarters) in Westchester, owned by the powerful Alchemax megacorporation which also controls local law enforcement agencies. Here, he befriends Xina Kwan, a girl of similar intelligence who specializes in computers. Xina helps Miguel defend himself against the bully Kron Stone, son of¬†Tyler Stone: Vice President of R&D for Alchemax.

As adults, Miguel and Xina date seriously until Miguel cheats on her with Dana D’Angelo, who originally is the girlfriend of Miguel’s brother Gabe. Later on, Miguel and Dana are engaged. Though seemingly arrogant and confident in all walks of life, Miguel is a very private man and trusts almost no one save for his apartment’s holographic aid Lyla, an artificial intelligence programmed by Xina.

Alter ego Miguel O’Hara
Team affiliations Exiles
Alchemax
Abilities
  • Superhuman strength, speed, agility, reflexes, durability, and hearing
  • Enhanced healing and health
  • Enhanced vision (telescopic and night-vision)
  • Genius-level intelligence
  • Talons on fingers and toes that enable wall-crawling, act as weapons, and can be folded down
  • Organic webbing from forearms
  • Temporary-paralysis venom from fangs
  • Wears indestructible costume of unstable molecule fabric with air-foil that allows gliding

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She teenage daughter of Peter Parker (Spider-Man) and Mary Jane Watson,

May “Mayday” Parker is the daughter of¬†Peter¬†and¬†Mary Jane Parker¬†in the future, alternate universe continuity. Peter and Mary Jane named their daughter after his¬†Aunt May. In the¬†MC2continuity, they were reunited with their baby girl by¬†Kaine, who found the child living with Alison Mongraine (Sister of Mary Jane Parker), the con artist who had kidnapped the baby on instruction from the¬†Green Goblin. After they were reunited, Peter lost a leg during the horrific final conflict with the Green Goblin. After the battle Peter was offered a bionic replacement from¬†Mister Fantastic¬†but, considering it a wake-up call, decided to retire and focus on being a husband and father (the battle is glimpsed in¬†Spider-Girl¬†#7, and fully explained in¬†Spider-Girl¬†#49). For years, they chose to keep their past from May and hoped that she wouldn’t develop powers of her own.

Despite her parents’ hopes, May began developing versions of her father’s spider-powers when she was 15. At the same time,¬†Normie Osborn, grandson of the original Green Goblin, set out to restore the family name. May donned¬†Ben Reilly’s Spider-Man costume to stop him and soon took to crime-fighting, at first hindered, then helped, by her worried real parents.

May shares traits of both of her parents. Like her mother, she is a beautiful, charismatic, and a popular student in her high school, and she is intelligent and talented just like her father. She also inherited his love for in-fight bantering and his intolerance for injustice. Even without her spider powers, she is a very good athlete and excelled in her girls’¬†basketball¬†team until she quit, her resignation coming after the manifestation of her powers. On the one hand, May seems to have inherited the “Parker luck” in which her dual identity wreaks havoc in her private life. On the other hand, her superhero career, unlike her father’s, begins with her successfully protecting her family. From the early part of her career onward, Spider-Girl has developed a reputation for avoiding unnecessary battles with anyone and reforming her former adversaries, like Normie Osborn and Raptor. Spider-Girl quickly establishes herself in the superhero community and gets along with other superheroes easily, gaining reserve status in the¬†Avengers¬†and allies in the¬†New Warriors¬†and¬†Fantastic Five.

In¬†The Amazing Spider-Girl,¬†May promises to give up costumed super-heroics, dates Eugene Thompson, and runs for student council. When Mary Jane becomes aware that the¬†Hobgoblinposes a threat to her goddaughter’s teenage friends, she allows May to resume her activities as Spider-Girl (a situation they wanted to keep secret from Peter). After a battle with the Hobgoblin, May tells her godfather the truth, and after a conversation with Mary Jane, they allowed May to resume her Spider-Girl identity. After Mary Jane has an argument with May’s real parents, she realizes that May will come to the truth about Peter someday but Peter planned it all along. Because of this action, she continues her fight to keep the city safe.

After an attempt at helping the¬†S.H.I.E.L.D.¬†government agency, a case filled with a piece of the Carnage symbiote was released. It attaches itself to May’s friend Moose, who becomes the new Carnage. In exchange, Carnage will bond itself to Moose’s terminally ill father, curing him in the process. Carnage causes a stir at May’s school and kidnaps Peter and Baby Ben, forcing May to confront her friend. May tries to talk to Moose within the symbiote but fails, and it bonds with her cousin Ben. Peter escapes as May battles the two symbiotes and gathers sonic gear that may be able to defeat the symbiote. However, it is May who uses the weapons, thereby destroying the piece of the Carnage symbiote. Her success is not without a measure of collateral damage: not only is Moose furious at Spider-Girl for dooming his father, but the sonic weapon renders Ben deaf.

Ben’s hearing is eventually restored thanks to the intervention of Normie Osborn. Normie later stumbles on one of Norman Osborn’s former labs and discovers a fluid tank containing what appears to be a physical duplicate of May Parker. Notes left behind by his grandfather indicate that this Mayday is the original he kidnapped years ago, hinting that the Mayday raised by Peter and MJ is yet another clone.

Fury the Goblin Queen begins acting out the Green Goblin’s final gambit against Peter Parker. While kidnapping the retired Spider-Man, Fury also activates a signal that awakens the unconscious girl within the Osborn labs’ tank. The changeling escapes, confronting Mayday on the roof of her high school just as she is changing into Spider-Girl. The two briefly battle before being caught in an explosion. A critically injured May is rescued from the debris by¬†Ara√Īa’s forces. Ara√Īa is suddenly traumatized by her own ordeal, and, thinking that May might not survive her ordeal, offers to merge with her. However, she intervenes in a vision quest that Mayday is undergoing. By aiding her to overcome a force she was meant to overcome alone, she obstructs Spider-Girl from uncovering whether or not she is the true May; mainly because May is half Latina on her father’s side and Ara√Īa is only going by the trauma she went through not thinking of what could happen to May and her school. Ara√Īa also has an ulterior motive: by assuming the body and power of Spider-Girl she hopes to take the Black Tarantula, an adversary and former lover, by surprise and defeat him. Ara√Īa successfully completes the merger and temporarily assumes control of May’s body, leaving May and a third, blond woman who shares her name (later revealed to be the spirit of¬†Aunt May) trapped within Ara√Īa’s body.

Meanwhile, the changeling emerges from the blast relatively unharmed and attempts to resume May’s life. However, her presence deeply disturbs Benjy. She later receives a call from Normie, telling her about the capture of Peter Parker, leading the changeling into taking on the role of Spider-Girl.

The two women are restored to their rightful bodies while in battle with others. May, in Ara√Īa’s body, runs into the changeling just as Ara√Īa, in May’s body, enters the lair of the Black Tarantula. The Black Tarantula is able to see through Ara√Īa’s trick and nearly knocks her unconscious, just as May, in Ara√Īa’s body, is knocked unconscious as well, leading the two of them to recover their original bodies.

Normie Osborne, along with Kaine, Phil Urich (in his Green Goblin Costume), Daredevil, and Raptor, tries to rescue Peter Parker from Fury’s hands, unaware of the fact that Peter has absorbed the mind and memories of the original Norman Osborn. This leads to a fight between the assembled heroes and Peter, now possessed by the Green Goblin. May arrives just as Peter/Green Goblin reunites with the¬†changeling, who is revealed to have been genetically spliced with the DNA of the Venom symbiote, giving her similar metamorphic powers displayed by¬†Spidercide, but without the need for a host like normal symbiotes.

Bonding with his “daughter” (and, unintentionally, Spider-Girl), the possessed Peter declares himself as “The Goblin God” and begins to go on a rampage, while May finds herself trapped within her father’s mental psyche. With the aid of the spiritual influence of her Great Aunt May Parker, as well as flashbacks to the day she healed Normie Osborn’s psychological scars, Mayday and Peter are able to overcome Norman in a psychic duel and convince the Brand New May that May is a good person (but May tries to attack the changeling). Norman is seemingly defeated, but not before he denies Mayday the chance to discover whenever or not she is the true daughter of Peter and Mary Jane or the clone. Mary Jane is rescued from near-death by Benjy, who reveals he has developed organic webbing.

With the Brand New May uncertain of her place, May proposes she become a member of the Parker family; Mary Jane agrees, though Peter distrusts her and objects to the idea. May takes a walk, reflecting on how her parents, baby brother, and potential new twin sister have overcome so much and truly become “An Amazing Spider-Man Family”.

The following story-line sees Mayday and her clone (now named April) begin to steadily grow as crime-fighting partners, with April proving at times to be unstable and far more intense and ruthless than her “cousin” Mayday. At one point, April murders Tombstone when she believes him to have murdered May.

In the meantime, whilst trying to control the rising gang warfare in New York City as well as keep her unruly cousin in line with both her temper and powers, Mayday’s relationship with comic book artist and friend Wesley begins to blossom into a deeper bond, and Wes at times demonstrates hints that he knows May’s identity. April briefly attempts to play mischievous match-maker with the pair by posing as May, but Wes sees through her deception. April eventually takes on the name “Mayhem” and embraces her symbiotic, intense, no-nonsense nature and cuts herself off from The Parker family to pursue a life as a vigilante who answers to no one.

The Spectacular Spider-Girl¬†title concludes with May having a nightmare that she sacrificed herself to save April’s life. However, in the far future, a future incarnation of April uses Doctor Doom’s time machine to return to the present and convince her past self to act responsibly, she does and saves Mayday’s life at the cost of her own and at the cost of the future that came to be. May is later united with Wes, who reveals that he does indeed know May’s true identity and they kiss, beginning a relationship.

A nightmare told by May to her family reveals Spider-Girl even more.¬†Spider-Verse¬†storyline,¬†Daemos, a member of the Inheritors and a relative of¬†Morlun, attacked the Parker home and set it ablaze. May is crushed to within an inch of her life and Wes is killed trying to protect her. Peter, whose bionic leg is busted, frees May only to be caught in Daemos’ grasp. Mary Jane hands baby Ben to May and tells her to run while she goes to help Peter. Daemos kills both Peter and Mary Jane and two alternate universe Spider-Men consisting of¬†Spider-UK¬†and¬†Last Stand Spider-Man¬†appear in time to save May and Ben as Daemos emerges from the Parker home. May vows to see him dead to avenge her family for what he has done.

May and the alternative Spiders later travel to¬†Earth-616, where they recruit its version of Peter Parker alongside his most recent partner Silk and his clone Kaine. May reveals her identity to Peter, revealing that they have met before earlier in his timeline (when she traveled back in time to the events of ASM Vol. 1 #25). The Spiders take the three to a safe zone where they eventually also come into contact with a team led by the “Superior Spider-Man” Otto Octavius. When Peter and Octavius clash and do battle with each other, Mayday requests that Captain Universe Spider-Man intervene and stop the fighting, as better time and energy could be spent tracking down the Inheritors, but the Cosmic Spider refuses. Peter eventually wins the fight. The safe zone is then compromised by The Inheritors, led by their father Solus, Cosmic Spider is killed, May is easily defeated, and can only look on helplessly as Baby Benjy is captured, and it is revealed that he is “The Scion”, a vital part of a prophecy that also involves “The Other” (Kaine) and “The Bride” (Silk)[16]¬†Despite her earlier vow to kill the Inheritors, after seeing Otto kill the Inheritors’ ‘Master Weaver’ to stop their plans for good, May reconsiders her stance, avoiding destroying a crystal containing the life-essence of the Inheritors’ ‘father’. With the crisis concluded,¬†Spider-Ham¬†assures May that, if her father was anything like him, he would be proud of what she just did, May accepting the compliment despite Spider-Ham’s comical appearance.¬†Returning to her world with the¬†Ben Parker of Earth-3145‚ÄĒa world where Ben became Spider-Man and his family were killed, resulting in Earth being decimated by a nuclear apocalypse‚ÄĒMay learns that her mother and Wes survived the Inheritors’ attack, although her father gave his life to save them. With Ben deciding to remain on this world to be the grandfather no other Ben Parker had the chance to become, May, on her mother’s encouragement, decides to don her father’s costume to become Spider-Woman.

Following the events of¬†Secret Wars, the MC2 universe, along with most of the multiverse, is destroyed and is merged with several other alternate realities by God Emperor Doom into the patchwork planet called¬†Battleworld. Mayday continues to protect the innocent as Spider-Woman, but still struggles to come to terms with her father’s death. Many citizens still refer to her as Spider-Girl. However, after a battle against the Revengers, she donned a new costume and gained renewed hope for the future.

Alter ego May “Mayday” Parker
Team affiliations A-Next
Fantastic Five
New Warriors
Web Warriors
Notable aliases Spidey, Spider-Girl Red
Abilities Superhuman strength, speed, agility, stamina, durability, reflexes and endurance
Precognitive spider-sense
Bio-magnetism manipulation
Ability to sense the weak points in her enemies, stick to solid surfaces and repel objects and people

 

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Five years later, when working at a resort, Ben Reilly discovers that May Parker is dying from a stroke, so he returns to New York City. There, Reilly encounters Peter Parker, bitter and angry following several tragedies. While they initially come to blows, they begin working together. Reilly genuinely cares for the Parker family’s well-being, but Parker is initially suspicious of his clone’s motives. Eventually, however, Parker grows to trust Reilly. Soon after, despite doubting of himself as a hero,¬†Venom’s (Eddie Brock) rampage, a recent encounter with Venom’s offspring¬†Carnage, and the past reports of Spider-Man repeatedly failed to stop him, spurs Reilly to don a makeshift costume, improved arsenal of Spider-Man’s, and is dubbed the “Scarlet Spider” by the press. Though Reilly initially intimidated by Venom’s ferocity, he ultimately defeats him; he is even able to resist the bonding with the Venom symbiote with his strong will during the fight, a feat that even the original Spider-Man had failed to achieve. This victory over one of Spider-Man’s major adversaries helps him gain the confidence he needs. However, Reilly and Venom also become enemies after their encounter; because he was cloned from Parker and left New York City prior to the¬†Secret Wars, Reilly does not share Spider-Man’s guilt over Venom’s presence on Earth, and is determined to put an end to his threats. In addition, unlike Spider-Man, Reilly can detect the Venom symbiote and its offspring with his spider-sense. He would later encounter more enemies from Spider-Man’s rogues gallery and as well as accumulating his own. The city welcomes the Scarlet Spider because of his tireless dedication to heroics, and¬†J. Jonah Jameson, despite his distrust, is unable to launch a smear campaign against him due to his popularity.

For a brief time, Scarlet Spider joins the¬†New Warriors¬†after assisting them in dealing with the¬†Carrion¬†virus,¬†though none of the team members fully accepts him because he refuses to reveal his identity out of his obligations to protect Spider-Man’s secrets. When Peter is framed and arrested for Kaine’s murders, Reilly switches places with him so Peter can remain free and uncover the truth, and allows Parker to use the Scarlet Spider costume for a brief time; Reilly gains Parker’s respect in the process. In addition, Parker is impressed with Reilly’s innovations with his web-shooters when operating under the Scarlet Spider identity. He and Parker eventually discover that the Jackal is alive, and encounter more Spider-Man clones including the homicidal¬†Spidercide. After defeating Jackal with Parker, Reilly seeks to continue on as Scarlet Spider but is ultimately forced to drop the identity when, during gang warfare between the second¬†Doctor Octopus¬†and¬†Alistair Smythe, a holographic version of Scarlet Spider ruins Reilly’s reputation in a vicious rampage. Reilly concludes that Doctor Octopus’ deception has worked because he is still too new on the scene. He decides to take on the Spider-Man mantle and abandon his role in the New Warriors despite his attraction to¬†Firestar

Ben Reilly later becomes the replacement version of Spider-Man for a time when Peter Parker retires to raise his unborn child. Reilly wears his own costume style rather than Parker’s. Meanwhile, both men are misled by the Jackal and Seward Trainer, working under orders from Norman Osborn, into believing that Reilly is the original and Parker is the clone. Osborn hopes that the revelation that his life was a lie would make Parker give up; instead, both Parker and Reilly see this as a chance to start again. Reilly starts working at a diner called the Daily Grind. He also dyes his hair blond to differentiate himself from Parker. Reilly works there for a year, battling villains

Reilly later dates college students from Centennial University, Jessica Carradine and Desiree Winthrop. Still mourning Janine Godbe’s apparent death, his relationship with Jessica ends because they discover each other’s secrets; Jessica’s late father was the burglar who killed Ben Parker, and Jessica witnesses that Ben and Spider-Man are the same men. Jessica realizes she would never have a proper relationship with Ben because of their pasts. Ben tutors Desiree before his break up with Jessica and eventually dates her

Alter ego Benjamin “Ben” Reilly
Team affiliations New Warriors
New U Technologies
Midnight Sons
Notable aliases Scarlet Spider, Spider-Man, Spider-Carnage, Peter Parker, Henry Jones, Jackal II, The Man in Red
Abilities As Scarlet Spider:

  • Master hand-to-hand combatant and expert swordsman
  • Superhuman strength, speed, agility, stamina, durability and reflexes
  • Genius-level intellect
    Proficient scientist and inventor
  • High pain tolerance
    Precognitive Spider-Sense
  • Ability to cling to most surfaces
  • Utilizes wrist-worn web-shooters to fire various projectiles include a strong air-expanding adhesive substance in variety of forms of artificial webbings (web-lines and impact webbing), sedative stingers, and mini-dot tracers
  • Undetectable to Spider-Man’s spider-sense

As Spider-Carnage:

  • Limited¬†shapeshifting¬†and camouflage
  • Symbiote’s autonomous defense capabilities
  • Healing factor

 

DC Extended Universe 2019

 

The films are written and directed by a variety of individuals and feature large, often¬†ensemble, casts. Several actors, including¬†Henry Cavill,¬†Amy Adams,¬†Ben Affleck,¬†Gal Gadot,¬†Ezra Miller,¬†Jason Momoa, and¬†Ray Fisher, have appeared in numerous films of the franchise, with continued appearances in sequels planned. In May 2016, DC’s¬†chief creative officer¬†Geoff Johns¬†and Warner Bros. executive vice president Jon Berg were appointed to co-run the¬†DC Films¬†division and oversee creative decisions, production and¬†story-arcs¬†in order to create a cohesive overarching plot within the films. In January 2018,¬†Walter Hamada¬†was appointed the president of DC Films, replacing Berg.

The first film in the DC Films shared universe was Man of Steel (2013) followed by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Suicide Squad(2016), Wonder Woman (2017), Justice League (2017), and Aquaman (2018). The franchise will continue with scheduled release dates for Shazam! in 2019, as well as Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn), Cyborg, Wonder Woman 1984, and Green Lantern Corps scheduled for release in 2020. A multitude of other projects is in various stages of development.

Titans Action drama October 12, 2018 1 season Renewed for a second season

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Titans¬†is an American¬†web television¬†series that is released on¬†DC Universe, based on the¬†DC Comics¬†team the¬†Teen Titans.¬†Akiva Goldsman,¬†Geoff Johns, and¬†Greg Berlanti¬†created the series, which features¬†Brenton Thwaites¬†stars as¬†Dick Grayson / Robin, the leader of the Titans, alongside¬†Anna Diop¬†as¬†Starfire,¬†Teagan Croft¬†as¬†Raven¬†and¬†Ryan Potter¬†as¬†Beast Boy.¬†Titans¬†premiered on October 12, 2018, and is set to comprise 11 episodes. Ahead of the series’ premiere,¬†Titans¬†were renewed for a second season.

Cast and characters

The main cast of Titans, with Garfield Logan (Potter), Rachel Roth (Croft), Richard Grayson (Thwaites) and Kory Anders (Diop).

Main

  • Brenton Thwaites¬†as¬†Richard “Dick” Grayson / Robin: A former circus performer who, after his parents’ death, was trained by¬†Batman¬†to fight crime as his sidekick. Now in his adulthood and a detective with the¬†Detroit Police Department, Dick becomes the leader of a new group of heroes in his quest to step out from his mentor’s shadow
  • Anna Diop¬†as¬†Koriand’r / Kory Anders / Starfire: A powerful woman with no memory of her past who pursues Rachel looking for clues to it.[4]She eventually learns she is from the planet¬†Tamaran, on a mission to stop Rachel from causing the destruction of her planet.
  • Teagan Croft¬†as¬†Rachel Roth / Raven: A young mystical empath who is the daughter of a demon, and whose powers are driven by her emotions.
  • Ryan Potter¬†as¬†Garfield “Gar” Logan / Beast Boy: A former member of the¬†Doom Patrol, who developed the ability to shapeshift into animals‚ÄĒusually a tiger‚ÄĒas the side effect from a drug that cured him of the lethal disease Sakutia

“Koriand’r”

Donna stops Kory from killing Rachel. Dick and Donna follow Kory to an abandoned warehouse, where a giant spaceship uncloaks itself for Kory. She is Koriand’r, from the planet Tamaran, on a mission to destroy Rachel. Rachel’s father is Trigon, a being from another dimension bent on destroying worlds, including Earth and Tamaran. Rachel is both Trigon’s doorway back to our dimension, and a means to destroy him. Dick, Donna, and Kory realize that Angela is assisting Trigon. Gar begins seeing apparitions in Angela’s house, and collapses. With Gar dying, Angela convinces Rachel to call Trigon to help her. She does, and Trigon and Angela are reunited. Trigon heals Gar, and tells Angela that they can begin destroying the world once Rachel’s heart breaks. Dick, Donna, and Kory arrive, but only Dick can pass through the force field that surrounds Angela’s house.

11 “Dick Grayson”¬† December 21 2018

The DC Universe Original TV show release schedule for 2018-2019 was unveiled at the ongoing New York Comic Con 2018. Check it out, below:

Upcoming original programming

Ordered

Title Genre Premiere
Live-action
Doom Patrol Drama 2019
Stargirl Drama 2019
Swamp Thing Horror 2019

Doom Patrol is an upcoming American superhero drama web television series based on the DC Comics superhero team Doom Patrol created by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney, and Bruno Premiani that is set to premiere in 2019 on DC Universe. It is a spin-off of Titans, with April Bowlby, Brendan Fraser and Matt Bomer reprising their roles. Filming began in Georgia in late August 2018.Doom Patrol logo.jpg

 

Set after the events of¬†Titans, the¬†Doom Patrol¬†‚Äď consisting of¬†Robotman,¬†Negative Man,¬†Elasti-Woman, and¬†Crazy Jane, and led by Dr.¬†Niles Caulder / The Chief¬†‚Äď receive a mission from¬†Cyborg¬†that they cannot ignore and will change their lives.

Cast and characters

  • April Bowlby¬†as¬†Rita Farr / Elasti-Woman: A member of the Doom Patrol and former actress, who developed the power to shrink and grow after being exposed to a toxic gas.Image result for April Bowlby√ā¬†as√ā¬†Rita Farr / Elasti-Woman:
  • Diane Guerrero¬†as¬†Crazy Jane: A member of the Doom Patrol with 64 distinct personalities, each displaying a different super power.Image result for Diane Guerrero√ā¬†as√ā¬†Crazy Jane:
  • Joivan Wade¬†as¬†Victor Stone / Cyborg: A half-human, half-machine superhero, struggling with his duality, who calls the Doom Patrol into action.Image result for Joivan Wade as Victor Stone / Cyborg:
  • Brendan Fraser¬†and Riley Shanahan as¬†Cliff Steele / Robotman: A member of the Doom Patrol and former car racer whose brain was transplanted into a robotic body after an accident destroyed his own. Fraser voices the character and appears as Steele in flashbacks, while Shanahan physically portrays Robotman.Image result for Brendan Fraser√ā¬†and Riley Shanahan as√ā¬†Cliff Steele / Robotman:
  • Alan Tudyk¬†as¬†Eric Morden / Mr. Nobody: A living shadow able to drain the sanity of others after being experimented on by ex-Nazis¬†in post-war¬†Paraguay.Image result for Alan Tudyk√ā¬†as√ā¬†Eric Morden / Mr. Nobody:
  • Timothy Dalton¬†as¬†Niles Caulder / The Chief: The leader of the Doom Patrol and a leading doctor in medical science who specializes in finding those in need who are “on the edge of death in need of a miracle”.Image result for Timothy Dalton as Niles Caulder / The Chief:
  • Matt Bomer¬†and Matthew Zuk as¬†Larry Trainor / Negative Man: A member of the Doom Patrol and former pilot, who crashed into negative energy and is now wrapped in bandages from head to toe. Bomer voices the character and appears as Trainor in flashbacks, while Zuk physically portrays Negative Man.Image result for Matt Bomer√ā¬†and Matthew Zuk as√ā¬†Larry Trainor / Negative Man

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Abby Arcane returns home to Houma, Louisiana to investigate a deadly swamp-borne virus, where she develops a bond with scientist Alec Holland. After Holland tragically dies, Arcane discovers the mysteries of the swamp and that Holland may not be dead after all.

Abby Holland
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Abby Holland with husband Swamp Thing

Abby Holland is born Abigail Arcane, in¬†Transylvania,¬†Romania¬†in late 1955. The birth takes place at Castle Arcane, her family’s ancestral home. Abby is born to Count Gregori Arcane and his beautiful wife Anise. Soon after, however, Gregori’s jealous brother¬†Anton Arcane¬†has Anise framed for witchcraft and Abby’s mother is burned to death at the stake by¬†superstitious¬†villagers, while Gregori watches helplessly in horror, protecting his infant daughter in his arms, as his wife dies. Gregori is then forced by the government to share custody of Abby with Anton, and is often called away on business commitments out of the country, leaving Abby to her uncle’s potential influence and abuses.

Despite having a troubled childhood filled with nightmares and abuses from those around her, Abby manages to keep her sanity and cherishes the rare moments she gets to spend with her father. Growing up, Abby takes on summer interests in hiking in the forests, swimming and diving, amateur rock climbing and sight seeing alone, and all of which fuel her interest in nature, ecology and environmentalism.

As a teenager, Abby experiences a strong sense of¬†empathy¬†with others. At first this terrifies her, but then she becomes more attuned to the ability to “feel” other people’s emotions and uses that advantage in ways to help them. Realizing her village needs a medic, she begins to study¬†first aid, eventually becomes a¬†nurse, and rents and manages a children’s¬†clinic.

Later, Abby’s father is confronted by her uncle, who wants to teach her the evil magical ways of the Arcane bloodline. Gregori forbids Abby to cooperate with Anton. When Abby refuses to do Arcane’s bidding, he ousts her from Castle Arcane and vows someday to destroy her and the entire village. Not taking his threat seriously, Abby begins to live in her own clinic. However, when Gregori rushes home to save Abby from certain danger, he wanders through the forest into a forbidden mine field and steps on a¬†land mine. While Abby believes her father dead and herself an orphan, Anton secretly reconstructs Gregori as the hideous¬†Un-Man¬†known only as the¬†Patchwork Man.

In the 1970s, the 17-year-old Abigail is still working at her clinic one day, when she is contacted by her future first husband, American government agent¬†Matthew Cable. Abby soon begins her friendship with him, swaying Cable’s suspicions of her possible involvement in her uncle’s abduction of the fugitive¬†Swamp Thing. Matt and Abby then witness the explosive destruction of Castle Arcane and Abby realizes that she is now free of her malevolent uncle. Abby is then suddenly abducted by the creature that was once her father, the now-mute and monstrous Patchwork Man, only to be rescued by the creature Cable is seeking‚ÄĒthe Swamp Thing.

Swamp Thing saves Abby’s life for the first time. Artwork by¬†Bernie Wrightson

During the fight, Abby is terrified, but her abilities allow her to see that neither of the silent monsters wishes her harm, so she pleads with them to stop fighting. Then, she nearly plummets down a chasm, but she is saved by both creatures. As the Swamp Thing carries Abby to safety, Abby empathically realizes the Patchwork Man is her loving father, as he falls to his seeming doom. Swamp Thing then delivers Abby to Cable, who has incited an angry mob from the village. Abby watches the mysterious Swamp Thing walk away, as Cable does nothing to stop him.

The next day, Abby expresses interest in emigrating to the United States and working with Cable in his search for the Swamp Thing. Cable cannot guarantee he will find work for Abby but keeps his promise to have her registered as a U.S. citizen in due time. During the plane trip to Cable’s homeland, (on which Swamp Thing stowed away) Cable and Abby are confronted by a monstrous¬†werewolf¬†and the man’s deranged parents in the Scottish moors, who want to remove their son’s curse by a total¬†blood transfusion¬†with Cable. Swamp Thing destroys the werewolf with a silver¬†chandelier¬†and saves Cable and Abby yet again, allowing them to safely depart for America.

Once home, Matt becomes determined to find and unravel the secrets of the Swamp Thing. Abby vows to stay by his side through it all. Matt’s employers send him on another mission, however, but as fate would have it, Swamp Thing’s travels bring him to the same location: B√ľrgess Town, Vermont. Matt and Abby are taken hostage by The Conclave, the same criminal organization that created the Swamp Thing by the act of sabotage that took¬†Alec Holland’s life and caused the transformation of his corpse into a¬†supernatural¬†elemental¬†form. Swamp Thing succeeds in rescuing Matt and Abby from their captors’ sadistic torture of them in¬†Gotham City, and exacts revenge on his enemies, even confronting the¬†Batman.

Sometime after Abby’s 18th birthday in late 1973, she and Matt spend time healing and swimming at a Florida beach. Abby begins to develop feelings for Matt. She wisely reminds him that truth is¬†nebulous¬†and that he must try to discover the truth about the Swamp Thing, when next confronting him.

Months later in 1974, Abby accompanies Matt into the¬†Louisiana¬†Bayou¬†for the first time. She instantly falls in love with the swamp, and Matt has to keep her focused and alert. They are soon captured by political extremist Zachary Nail and his allies, the prehistoric Conqueror Worms. There, Abby and Matt take on a new companion, Jefferson Bolt. The Swamp Thing once again helps his friends, but fails to save Bolt’s girlfriend, Ruth. Abby finds herself standing in-between the two men, constantly stopping their arguments over the Swamp Thing. They finally settle this by staging the Swamp Thing’s dramatic capture.

During the Swamp Thing’s confinement, Matt learns the shocking truth: that the creature in fact believes himself to be Alec Holland. Matt relates this news to Abby, who urges him to correct his mistake, now that she has developed even stronger empathic feelings for “Alec” than for Matt. Owing Alec their lives, Abby and Matt manage to fake the Swamp Thing’s death with explosives, but only with the reluctant assistance of Bolt. However, Swamp Thing refuses to rejoin his friends and returns into hiding in the swamp.

Hurricane Carmen prevents Abby and her friends from beginning their search for Alec, so they decide to wait out most of the hurricane season.

By 1975, 19-year-old Abby joins Matt in a confrontation with the demon¬†Nebiros¬†to save Swamp Thing from possession. Abby¬†telepathically¬†senses Alec’s soul in a mystical globe and urges Matt to smash it. Freed, Swamp Thing battles and defeats the demon, who is soon forced back to Hell, after entering the body of the dying priest Jonathan Bliss, who had made the misguided attempt to incite¬†Armageddon¬†by invoking the demon in the first place.

The group soon discovers Bolt’s abduction by the Conclave. The search takes them to the dangerous island of Kala Pago, where they confront the head of the Conclave for the last time, Nathan Ellery. Ellery’s death at the hands of the Swamp Thing does not bring them relief, however, as their journey to Florida brings them into conflict with a Satanic cult seeking to defy the mortal effects of¬†old age, by stealing life energies from the young. Abby goes into a trance and displays¬†telekinesis¬†to escape her bonds. She then steals the book used for the spell and telepathically summons Swamp Thing to the rescue of Cable and Bolt. However, Alec once again leaves his friends behind, prompting yet another pursuit of him.

Later that summer, Abby, Matt and Bolt locate the Swamp Thing in Benson’s Swamp, just outside Gatorberg, Florida. Abby has an unpleasant experience in Sloan’s Diner, as the owner’s¬†bigoted¬†feelings about¬†Indians¬†invade her thoughts and force her to run outside to seek relief. The group then redoubles its efforts to track down the Swamp Thing. However, what they find is a mindless duplicate, driven mad and attacking everyone in sight. The creature is blown up with dynamite, thus allowing the real Swamp Thing to avoid his friends, now that they think he is dead.

Cast and characters

Main

  • Andy Bean¬†and¬†Derek Mears¬†as¬†Alec Holland¬†/¬†Swamp Thing: As the elemental hero Swamp Thing, Holland struggles with holding onto his humanity while defending the town and the natural world at large. Bean portrays Holland while Mears portrays Swamp Thing.Image result for Andy Bean and Derek Mears as Alec Holland / Swamp Thing:
  • Crystal Reed¬†as¬†Abby Arcane: A¬†CDC¬†doctor investigating a horrific life-threatening epidemic in her hometown.Image result for Crystal Reed as Abby Arcane:
  • Maria Sten as Liz Tremayne: A local newspaper reporter and bartender who is a close childhood friend of Abby Arcane.
  • Jeryl Prescott¬†as¬†Madame Xanadu: A blind fortune teller whose psychic abilities can reveal the future.
  • Virginia Madsen¬†as Maria Sunderland: The wife of Avery Sunderland, whose grief over the loss of her daughter Shawna returns with Abby’s return home, which draws Maria into the supernatural mysteries of the swamp.
  • Will Patton¬†as Avery Sunderland: A prominent businessman in Houma who gives back to the community, yet is determined to harness the power of the swamp for profit.
  • Henderson Wade as¬†Matt Cable: A lawman along with his mother Lucilia, who finds himself in dire straits when supernatural events begin to threaten the town.
  • Kevin Durand¬†as¬†Jason Woodrue: A biogeneticist brought in to study the properties of the swamp, leading him to become fixated on unlocking the potential of it which has tragic and monstrous consequences for him.

Recurring

  • Jennifer Beals¬†as Lucilia Cable: The “tough as nails and pragmatic” sheriff of Marais with a strong devotion to her son Matt.
  • Ian Ziering¬†as Daniel Cassidy / Blue Devil: A former stuntman who became semi-famous after playing Blue Devil in a film looking to reclaim his former fame.

Stargirl TV show

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Pennyworth is an upcoming American drama television series, based on characters published by DC Comics and created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger, that is set to premiere in 2019 on Epix. The series is executive produced by Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon and will star Jack Bannon, Ben Aldridge, Ryan Fletcher, Hainsley Lloyd Bennett, Paloma Faith, and Jason Flemyng.

Pennyworth¬†follows “Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler,¬†Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce’s billionaire father, in 1960s London.”

Cast and characters

  • Jack Bannon as¬†Alfred PennyworthRelated image
  • Ben Aldridge¬†as¬†Thomas WayneImage result for Ben Aldridge√ā¬†as√ā¬†Thomas Wayne
  • Ryan Fletcher¬†as Dave Boy
  • Hainsley Lloyd Bennett as Bazza
  • Paloma Faith¬†as Bet Sykes
  • Jason Flemyng¬†as Lord Harwood

Recurring

  • Polly Walker¬†as Peggy Sykes

Epix has found its Alfred for its Batman prequel Pennyworth.

Jack Bannon (The Imitation Game, Ripper Street) has been tapped to take on the title role in the premium cable network’s 10-episode scripted drama about Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler Alfred Pennyworth.

The series ‚ÄĒ which is not a¬†Gotham¬†prequel despite hailing from showrunner Bruno Heller ‚ÄĒ revolves around Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne, who is not yet Bruce’s father, in 1960s London.

Pennyworth‘s Alfred is described as a boyishly handsome, cheerful, charming, clever young man from London. Honest, open-faced and witty, he’s the kind of person people would never take for a SAS killer. Alfred doesn’t know how to reconcile the kind-hearted boy he used to be with the cold, calculated killer he was forced to become. He’s a man on the make, who doesn’t know what to make of himself yet.

Pennyworth¬†is based on DC characters created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. Heller will pen the script and executive produce. The drama marks a reunion for Heller with¬†Gotham‘s Danny Cannon, who will exec produce and direct the pilot as he did with the Fox Batman origin story. Production on the series begins Oct. 22 at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden in the U.K.

Watchmen (TV series)

Watchmen is an upcoming American drama television series based on the comic book limited series of the same name created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons that is set to premiere in 2019 on HBO. The series was created by Damon Lindelof, who is also set to write and executive produce.

Watchmen¬†is set in “an alternate history where ‘superheroes’ are treated as outlaws” and “embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.”

Cast and characters

  • Regina King
  • Don Johnson
  • Tim Blake Nelson¬†as Looking Glass
  • Louis Gossett Jr.
  • Adelaide Clemens
  • Andrew Howard
  • Jeremy Irons¬†as¬†Adrian Veidt / Ozymandias
  • Tom Mison
  • Frances Fisher
  • Jacob Ming-Trent
  • Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
  • Sara Vickers
  • Dylan Schombing
  • Adelynn Spoon
  • Lily Rose Smith
  • Jean Smart¬†as Agent Blake

Recurring

  • James Wolk

 

In development
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Promotional image of¬†Ruby Rose¬†as Kate Kane / Batwoman for the¬†Arrowverse’s 2018 “Elseworlds” crossover event.

  • Kate Kane / Batwoman makes her live-action debut in¬†The CW’s¬†Arrowverse, portrayed by¬†Ruby Rose.¬†The character first appears in the 2018 crossover event “Elseworlds” with¬†Arrow,¬†The Flash, and¬†Supergirl.¬†The crossover establishes Batwoman on Earth-1, the same as¬†Arrow¬†and¬†The Flash.¬†This version is Bruce Wayne’s cousin and protects Gotham in the absence of Wayne, who has left the city without explanation three years earlier.¬†A television series centered on the character is currently in development at¬†The CW;¬†Rose was cast in the role in August 2018.¬†As seen in “Elseworlds” Pt. 2, she arranges for the bail of Oliver Queen, Barry Allen, and Kara Danvers after they were arrested by the Gotham City Police Department. When getting info about¬†John Deegan¬†from Kate, Kara did ask about Kate’s tattoos. Kate later becomes Batwoman when it comes to the fight at Arkham Asylum where she prevented Psycho-Pirate from driving off and knocked Oliver and Barry out of the fear gas hallucination. Following the battle, Batwoman tells Oliver and Barry to take their leave now that they got what they needed. Supergirl reveals to Batwoman that her X-Ray vision confirmed Batwoman’s alias of Kate Kane as well as the other tattoos that she has seen and also mentioning Superman’s frenemy relationship with Batman. At the end of “Elseworlds” Pt. 3, Batwoman calls up Oliver Queen telling him that a now-incarcerated John Deegan has become “friends” with Psycho-Pirate.”

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Metropolis.

  • In January 2018, Gotham executive producers John Stephens and Danny Cannon and Warner Bros. TV announced that they’re developing a prequel TV series titled¬†Metropolis. The series will follow Lois Lane and Lex Luthor as they investigate the city of Metropolis and will premiere on DC’s digital service,¬†DC Universe.
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Traci Thirteen, also known as Girl 13 and Traci 13, is a fictional character and superheroine featured in comic books published by DC Comics.

The latest in the long line of “Homo Magi,” humans born with innate powers of¬†sorcery, Traci is forbidden by her father,¬†Doctor Thirteen, to practice magic, since her mother, Meihui Lan, died due to magical influences. Traci moved to the¬†Suicide Slum¬†of¬†Metropolis, determined to live on her own (with her pet¬†iguana¬†Leeroy). There she began to tap into the “urban magic” of Metropolis, and assumed the name of¬†Girl 13, becoming a super hero of sorts. She met¬†Superboy, who was attracted to her, but the feeling was not mutual. She used her magic to defend an injured¬†Superman¬†from a ghostly female ninja, along with fellow “Supergirls,”¬†Natasha Irons¬†and¬†Cir-El, with whom she formed a friendship. The¬†Spectre’s attack on magic during the¬†Day of Vengeance¬†mini-series does not seem to have had an effect on her powers.

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Harley Quinn¬†is an upcoming American¬†adult animation¬†web television¬†series based on the¬†Harley Quinn¬†character created by¬†Paul Dini¬†and¬†Bruce Timm¬†that is set to premiere in 2019 on¬†DC Universe. The series is set to be written and executive produced by Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, and Dean Lorey and will follow the misadventures of the¬†Joker’s psychotic ex-girlfriend and partner-in-crime, Harley Quinn, and her best friend,¬†Poison Ivy.

Harley Quinn¬†follows¬†Harley Quinn’s adventures after she breaks up with the¬†Joker, including receiving help from¬†Poison Ivy¬†and others to become a member of the¬†Legion of Doom.

Cast and characters

  • Kaley Cuoco¬†as¬†Dr. Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn
  • Lake Bell¬†as¬†Dr. Pamela Isley / Poison Ivy
  • Diedrich Bader¬†as¬†Bruce Wayne / Batman
  • Alan Tudyk¬†as¬†Joker
  • Ron Funches
  • J. B. Smoove
  • Jason Alexander
  • Wanda Sykes
  • Giancarlo Esposito
  • Natalie Morales
  • Jim Rash
  • Tony Hale
  • Christopher Meloni¬†as¬†Commissioner James Gordon
  • Rahul Kohli¬†as¬†Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow

Gotham: Legend of the Dark Knight

January 3 can’t get here fast enough!The Dark Knight Rises in New Gotham Poster

Gotham, Season 5 Premiere, Thursday, January 3, 8/7c, Fox

As Gotham’s cast has been gearing up for their last table read together and series finale filming, fans are finally getting a good look at the fifth and final season’s key ensemble shot.

Entitled “Gotham: Legend of the Dark Knight,” this last round of episodes will see Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) working to save the city he loves so much after Jerome‚Äôs bombs have divided Gotham into factions run by various villains.

Gotham stars Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon, Donal Logue as Harvey Bullock, Morena Baccarin as Leslie Thompkins, Sean Pertwee as Alfred, Robin Lord Taylor as The Penguin, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Camren Bicondova as Selina Kyle/the future Catwoman, Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma/the Riddler, Jessica Lucas as Tabitha Galavan, Chris Chalk as Lucius Fox, Drew Powell as Butch Gilzean/Solomon Grundy, Alexander Siddig as Ra’s Ah Ghul, and Crystal Reed as Sofia Falcone.

From left to right, we have Barbara Kean (Erin Richards), Eduardo Torrance/Bane (Shane West), Edward Nygma/Riddler (Cory Michael Smith), Alfred Pennyworth (Sean Pertwee), Oswald Cobblepot/Penguin (Robin Lord Taylor), Leslie Thompkins (Morena Baccarin), Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie), Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz), Chris Chalk (Lucius Fox),  Jeremiah Valeska (Cameron Monaghan), Harvey Bullock (Donal Logue) and Selina Kyle (Carmen Bicondova).

Bruce Wayne’s destiny as the Dark Knight has been hinted in myriad ways over the past few seasons, including a spectral vision of the Bat during a hallucination in season 4, but it’s been confirmed that he’ll 100% suit up as the Caped Crusader by the time things wrap up for good in the series finale.

New Gotham Set Photos Bring Us Closer To The Next Bane

Shane West’s nemesis has dark and dangerous things planned for Bruce Wayne.

He‚Äôs arguably one of Bruce Wayne‚Äôs deadliest foes ‚Äď a hulking brute capable of breaking Batman‚Äôs back as though he were snapping a toothpick.

It’s a character that took on a life of its own thanks to The Dark Knight Rises and Tom Hardy’s raw, emotionally-charged performance, in particular, but now it’s Shane West’s turn to pick up the mantle as Bane. And, well, let’s just say his supercharged mercenary is worlds away from the one that brought Gotham to its knees six years ago

 

Before we get to that moment, though, the 12-part season 5 will take a look at Gotham as a No Man’s Land, quarantined from the rest of the country and carved up between the various villains. Meanwhile, Bane will be introduced and Cameron Monaghan’s Jeremiah will get ever closer to becoming the Joker.

 

Who is Bane?

I am Bane and I could¬†kill¬†you… but death would only end your agony and silence your shame. Instead, I will simply…BREAK YOU!‚ÄēBaneBane

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Bane as a child with Osito.

 

Bane¬†is an escaped convict from an island prison in South America and a super-villain/assassin. Bane has abnormal physical strength as a result of having undergone experiments involving a derivative of the drug Venom. He became known as “The Man Who Broke the Bat” when he broke¬†Batman’s back, forcing Bruce Wayne to give up the Batman persona while he recuperated.

The origin of Bane has similarities with another fictional character, Alexandre Dumas’ Edmond Dantes. Born to serve the life sentence of his father, Bane’s childhood and early adult life are spent behind the walls of Pe√Īa Duro, an infamous prison located in Santa Prisca. Though imprisoned, his natural abilities allow him to develop extraordinary skills within the prison’s walls. He reads as many books as he can get his hands on, builds up his body in the prison’s gymnasium, and learns to fight in the merciless school of prison life. Despite his circumstances, he appears to have found teachers of various sorts during his incarceration, ranging from hardened convicts to an elderly Jesuit priest, under whose tutelage he apparently receives a classical education. Bane murders this priest upon his return to Santa Prisca years later. However, he commits his first murder at the age of eight, stabbing a criminal who wanted to use him to gain information about the prison.

During his years in prison, Bane carries a teddy bear he calls Osito (Spanish for “little bear”), whom he considers his only friend. It is revealed that Osito has a hole in his back to hold a knife that Bane uses against anyone who bullies him (this is spoofed in Italian superhero parody Rat-Man by Leo Ortolani where the titular bumbling and goofy superhero has constant and heated discussions with a stuffed teddy called Piccettino, whose voice only he can hear).

Bane ultimately establishes himself as the “king” of Pe√Īa Duro prison. The prison’s controllers take note and, eventually, force him to become a test subject for a mysterious drug known as Venom, which had killed all other subjects. It nearly kills him at first, but he survives and finds its effects enhance his physical strength, although he needs to take it every 12 hours (via a system of cables pumped directly into his brain) or he would suffer debilitating side-effects.

Bane’s biological father is an American doctor. In researching this issue, Bane comes to the conclusion that he and Batman share Dr. Thomas Wayne as their biological father, with Dr. Wayne having apparently become close to Bane’s mother during his time in Santa Prisca. Bane alerts Batman to this possibility, and during the time that the DNA tests are being performed, stays at Wayne Manor and fights alongside Batman on the streets of Gotham in the “Tabula Rasa” storyline. Ultimately, it is revealed that Dr. Wayne is not Bane’s father, and Bane leaves Gotham peacefully (and with Batman’s blessing and financial backing) to pursue leads in the snowy mountains of Kanchenjunga. Bane eventually finds his father, the unscrupulous¬†King Snake, in the “Veritas Liberat” storyline (Gotham Knights #47-49, January – March 2004). Bane, with Batman looking on, helps foil King Snake’s plans to unleash a powerful weapon upon the world. Bane saves Batman from being shot by King Snake but is mortally wounded in the process. Batman then saves Bane by bathing him in a Lazarus Pit and leaves him with a clean slate and a new opportunity at life.

Affiliations:

Suicide Squad
Secret Society of Super Villains
Secret Six

Abilities:

Peak human physical condition
High intelligence
Escapologist
Hand to hand combat
Expert strategist
When using Venom:
Superhuman strength

Portrayed by:

Henry Silva (voice)
Michael Dorn (Voice)
Hector Elizondo (Voice)
Joaquim de Almeida (voice)
Ron Perlman (Voice)
Danny Trejo (Voice)
Fred Tatasciore (voice)
E. Jason Liebrecht (Voice)
Michael Reid MacKay (as Antonio Diego)
Jeep Swenson
Tom Hardy
Doug Benson (Voice)
Powers and Abilities

Powers

Venom Usage: He utilizes the super-steroid known as Venom to enhance his own physical attributes to superhuman levels, namely his strength, durability, speed, and endurance.

  • Superhuman Strength:¬†The primary effect of the Venom drug is that it enhances his strength to low superhuman levels depending on how much is injected into him. At the maximum healthy amount he can inject into himself, he is able to lift around 3-4 tons. He is ultimately capable of exceeding this limit and be able to lift over 4 tons, though not without momentarily losing his sanity.
  • Superhuman Speed/Reflexes:¬†His speed and reflexes are also

superhuman with Venom, making him able to run, move, and react beyond the limits of the finest human athlete.

  • Superhuman Endurance/Stamina/Durability:¬†With the use of Venom, his stamina and endurance are greatly enhanced. His durability is heightened sufficiently to shrug off most blunt force trauma, yet he is not completely bulletproof. He can withstand blows from most superhumans, withstand falls from great heights, and possibly more.
  • Superhuman Healing:¬†He can also use Venom as a type of medicine that can heal him from most injury, poison, wound, infection, and disease.

Abilities

Genius-Level Intellect:¬†He possesses a genius-level intellect and is one of Batman’s most intelligent foes.

  • Eidetic Memory:¬†He has an eidetic memory, which borders on almost total recall. This enables him to memorize virtually anything.
  • Polymath:¬†He is exceptionally knowledgeable in various subjects including various Sciences, History, Geology, Medicine, and several others.
  • Polylingual:¬†He is able to speak fluent Spanish, German, French, Russian, Mandarin, English, Urdu, Farsi, and Latin.

Escapologist: He is surpassed only by Batman, Nightwing, and Mister Miracle in the art of escape and infiltration.

Hand to Hand Combatant:¬†He is a formidable hand to hand combatant, able to hold his own against Batman and Ra’s Al Ghul. He is not only a master but has created several fighting styles. Bane’s fighting ability combined with his peak strength and endurance make him a highly formidable and dangerous opponent for any non-meta and many metahuman foes.

Expert Strategist: He is highly devious and a highly gifted strategist and tactician.

Peak of Human Physical Condition: Even without Venom, his strength and physique is at its peak and is slightly superior to the likes of Batman or other athletes.

  • Physical Strength: Even without Venom, Bane is shown to still be stronger than Batman, able to lift/press approximately 1,500¬†lbs. Without Venom, Bane has proven capable of breaking¬†Killer Croc‘s bones and standing toe-to-toe with other superhumans. He has also performed feats such as snapping steel cables that were used to shackle him, and denting and deforming an iron gate after punching it off of its hinges.
  • Speed: Despite his heavily muscled appearance, Bane is shown to be a surprisingly fast runner, as he’s been shown to be able to keep up with the more slender member of the Secret Six with ease.
  • Durability: Even without the Venom drug, Bane has proven to be phenomenally durable. Examples include shrugging off bullets to the shoulder and other areas, and withstanding the torture of having numerous bricks thrown at all areas of his body.

Weaknesses:¬†Venom addiction and relapse (he has currently kicked this), Thomas Jagger, psychological fear of “the bat-demon” of his nightmares.

Sir Edmund Dorrance, aka¬†King Snake, is a British native who first distinguished himself in the Royal Artillery (a corps of the British Army). He and some friends then became mercenaries, offering their professional expertise to various anti-communist rebels, and made considerable money in doing so. While in Santa Prisca working with local rebels, his camp was taken by surprise by government commandos and Edmund was blinded by gunfire. He fled the country, leaving behind a “supposedly” dead female rebel he had slept with. The woman was actually alive and pregnant with Edmund’s son. Both she and her child were imprisoned for Edmund’s crimes against the Santa Prisca government, with the child growing up in prison to become the villainous Bane.

Affiliations:

Royal Artillery
The Ghost Dragons
Kobra
Black Lantern Corps

Abilities:

Master Martial Artist, steel reinforced spine

Powers and Abilities

The King Snake has no superhuman powers however he is a master of several of the world’s most deadly martial arts. He kills without conscience and has earned the title of “the most dangerous man alive”. The King Snake is also blind but has made it an asset rather than a handicap, as he has honed all of his other senses to an uncanny degree. He uses the dark as his weapon. He is now a Black Lantern and possesses basic Black Lantern abilities

 

Freeform’s ’25 Days of Christmas’ marathon is here

Freeform’s “25 Days of Christmas” marathon, you¬†can¬†plan your holiday family movie nights.

The annual marathon of holiday movies begins Dec. 1 and continues through Christmas.

You’ll find classics like¬†“Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,”¬†perennial favorites like¬†“Dr. Seuss‚Äô How the Grinch Stole Christmas”¬†with Jim Carrey¬†and a few new movies, like¬†“Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve”¬†starring Tyra Banks.

Friday, Dec.14

7¬†a.m.¬†“The Family Stone”

11¬†a.m.¬†“Angels Sing”

1:05¬†p.m.¬†“The Mistle-tones”

3:10¬†p.m.¬†“Christmas with the Kranks”

5:15¬†p.m. “Deck the Halls”

7:20¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause”

9:25¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”

11:30¬†p.m. “The Family Stone”

Saturday, Dec.15

7¬†a.m.¬†“Mickey‚Äôs Christmas Carol”

7:30¬†a.m.¬†“Mickey‚Äôs Once Upon a Christmas”

9¬†a.m. “Mickey‚Äôs Twice Upon a Christmas”

10:30¬†a.m. “Christmas with the Kranks”

12:35¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”

2:40¬†p.m. “Disney Pixar’s Toy Story”

4:40¬†p.m. “Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 2”

6:45¬†p.m. “Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 3”

9:15¬†p.m. “Dr. Seuss‚Äô How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

11:55¬†p.m. “Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve”

Sunday, Dec.16

7¬†a.m. “A Belle for Christmas”

9¬†a.m. “Jingle All the Way 2”

11¬†a.m.¬†“Santa Claus Is Comin‚Äô to Town”

12¬†p.m. “Disney Pixar’s Toy Story”

2¬†p.m. “Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 2”

4:05¬†p.m. “Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 3”

6:35¬†p.m. “Dr. Seuss‚Äô How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

9:15¬†p.m. “Disney‚Äôs A Christmas Carol”

11:20¬†p.m. “A Miracle on Christmas Lake” (Freeform Premiere)

Monday, Dec.17

7¬†a.m. “Beethoven‚Äôs Christmas Adventure”

9¬†a.m.¬†“Angels Sing”

11¬†a.m. “Call Me Claus”

1¬†p.m.¬†“Richie Rich‚Äôs Christmas Wish”

3:05¬†p.m. “Deck the Halls”

5:10¬†p.m. “Disney‚Äôs A Christmas Carol”

7:15¬†p.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

8:55¬†p.m. “Paddington”

12¬†a.m.¬†“Richie Rich‚Äôs Christmas Wish”

Tuesday, Dec.18

7¬†a.m. “The Little Drummer Boy” (1968)

7:30¬†a.m.¬†“Mickey‚Äôs Christmas Carol”

8¬†a.m. “Call Me Claus”

10¬†a.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

11:35¬†a.m. “Paddington”

1:35¬†p.m. “Christmas with the Kranks”

3:40¬†p.m. “The Truth About Christmas”

5:45¬†p.m. “The Holiday”

8:55¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause”

12¬†a.m. “12 Dates of Christmas”

Wednesday, Dec.19

7¬†a.m. “Snow”

9¬†a.m. “Snow 2: Brain Freeze”

11¬†a.m. “The Family Stone”

1¬†p.m. “Disney‚Äôs Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic”

2¬†p.m. “The Holiday”

5:05¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause”

7:10¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”

9:15¬†p.m. “Disney Pixar’s The Incredibles”

11:55¬†p.m. “Life-Size”

Thursday, Dec. 20

7¬†a.m. “Pop Up Santa Holiday Special”

8:30¬†a.m. “Mickey‚Äôs Once Upon a Christmas”

10¬†a.m. “Mickey‚Äôs Twice Upon a Christmas”

11:30¬†a.m. “Life-Size”

1:30¬†p.m. “Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve”

3:30 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”

5:35¬†p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin‚Äô to Town”

6:40 p.m. “Disney Pixar’s The Incredibles”

9:20¬†p.m. “Ice Age: Continental Drift”

11:25¬†p.m. “Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve”

1:30¬†a.m. “Mickey‚Äôs Christmas Carol”

Friday, Dec. 21

7 a.m. “Mickey‚Äôs Once Upon a Christmas”

8:30¬†a.m. “Mickey‚Äôs Twice Upon a Christmas”

10¬†a.m. “The Doc McStuffins Christmas Special” (Freeform Premiere)

10:30¬†a.m. “Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too”

11¬†a.m. “Mickey‚Äôs Christmas Carol”

11:30¬†a.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin‚Äô to Town”

12:30¬†p.m. “Love the Coopers”

3 p.m. “Ice Age: Continental Drift”

5:05 p.m. “The Santa Clause”

7:10¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”

9:15¬†p.m. “Dr. Seuss‚Äô How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

11:55¬†p.m. “No Sleep ‚ÄėTil Christmas”

Saturday, Dec. 22

7¬†a.m. “A Miracle on Christmas Lake”

9:40¬†a.m. “The Santa Clause”

11:50¬†a.m. “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”

1:55¬†p.m. “Disney Pixar’s Toy Story That Time Forgot”

2:25¬†p.m. “Disney‚Äôs Prep & Landing”

2:55¬†p.m. “Disney‚Äôs Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice”

3:25 p.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

5:05 p.m. “Dr. Seuss‚Äô How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

7:45¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause”

9:50¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”

11:55¬†p.m. “Christmas with the Kranks”

Sunday, Dec. 23

7¬†a.m. “The Little Drummer Boy” (1968)

7:30¬†a.m. “Beethoven‚Äôs Christmas Adventure”

9:40¬†a.m. “Richie Rich‚Äôs Christmas Wish”

11:45¬†a.m. “Disney Pixar’s Toy Story That Time Forgot”

12:15¬†p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin‚Äô to Town”

1:20 p.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

3 p.m. “Christmas with the Kranks”

5:05¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause”

7:10 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”

9:15¬†p.m. “Dr. Seuss‚Äô How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

11:55¬†p.m. “Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve”

Monday, Dec. 24

7:30¬†a.m. “Richie Rich‚Äôs Christmas Wish”

11 a.m. “Mickey‚Äôs Twice Upon a Christmas”

12:30¬†p.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

2:05 p.m. “Jingle All the Way 2”

4:10¬†p.m. “Disney‚Äôs A Christmas Carol”

6:15¬†p.m. “Dr. Seuss‚Äô How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

8:55¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause”

12 a.m. “The Santa Clause 3: “The Escape Clause”

Tuesday, Dec. 25

7¬†a.m. “Disney‚Äôs Prep & Landing”

7:30¬†a.m. “Disney‚Äôs Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice”

8¬†a.m. “Mickey‚Äôs Twice Upon a Christmas”

11¬†a.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

12:40¬†p.m. “Disney‚Äôs A Christmas Carol”

2:40¬†p.m. “Christmas with the Kranks”

4:45¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause”

6:50¬†p.m. “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause”

8:55¬†p.m. “Disney‚Äôs The Lion King” (1994)

12¬†a.m. “Disney‚Äôs The Lion King II: Simba‚Äôs Pride”

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, YouTube and Disney Now: Holiday Family

Netflix has new, original fare, including¬†“The Christmas Prince: A Royal Wedding,”¬†which USA TODAY called the¬†“best movie to mock this holiday season.”¬†And if you haven’t seen¬†“The Christmas Chronicles”¬†with¬†Kurt Russell as Santa, you should put that at the top of your list.

You’ll find¬†“It’s a Wonderful Life”¬†on¬†Amazon Prime,¬†“Miracle on 34th Street”¬†(from 1994) on Hulu and¬†“Elmo Saves Christmas”¬†on YouTube.

Netflix

  • The Christmas Chronicles
  • Abominable Christmas
  • Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure
  • The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas
  • Angela’s Christmas
  • A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding
  • The Christmas Project
  • Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
  • Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • Mickey’s Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse
  • Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
  • Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas
  • The Princess Switch
  • Santa’s Apprentice
  • Santa Buddies
  • Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups
  • Get Santa
  • Magic Snowflake
  • The Nutcracker

YouTube Kids

(The Top 4 streaming on the app now)

  • Gordon Ramsay’s YouTube Kids Playlist¬†(He shares short holiday cooking videos.)
  • KIDZ BOP¬†Holidays
  • Oddbods: The Festive Menace Holidays Special
  • Santa’s Apprentice

YouTube

  • Elmo Saves Christmas¬†(rent from $2.99)
  • Peppa Pig¬†Winter Wonderland/Peppa Pig Christmas
  • Let’s Go Luna!: Christmas Around The World
  • Caillou’s Holiday Movie

Amazon Prime Video

  • Arthur’s Perfect Christmas
  • The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t
  • A Christmas Tree Miracle
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  • Christmas With the Kranks
  • Jack Frost
  • The Christmas Dragon
  • All I Want for Christmas Is You
  • Prancer
  • A Snow Globe Christmas
  • It’s a Wonderful Life

Hulu

  • Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
  • So This Is Christmas
  • 12 Dog Days Till Christmas
  • A Very Brady Christmas
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Jack Skellington (voiced by Chris Sarandon) takes on the role of Santa Claus in Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas.”

Disney Now

(Some of Disney Junior’s¬†favorite shows have special holiday episodes.)

  • A Very McStuffins Christmas
  • Elena of Avalor: Navidad
  • PJ Masks: Gekko Saves Christmas/Gekko’s Nice Ice Plan
  • Sofia the First: Holiday in Enchancia
  • Mickey Saves Santa

Everything coming to Netflix in January 2019

New year, new Netflix!

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Whether your New Year’s resolution was to laugh louder, take more adventures, or spend quality time with the family, the new titles coming to Netflix in January 2019 can help you nail your goal. Here’s what’s available.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Grace and Frankie. Kimmy will finish out her antics in the final six episodes of her series (1/25) while Grace and Frankie will continue with 13 new chapters to their sidesplitting saga (1/18).

DC Comics’¬†The Dark Knight¬†is streaming alongside the entire¬†Indiana Jones¬†adventure collection beginning New Year’s Day. But hold onto your antennae until the end of the month, when Marvel’s¬†Ant-Man and the Wasp¬†hit the small screen (1/29).

A Series of Unfortunate Events

has got you covered. The Neil Patrick Harris-starring Lemony Snicket story will complete the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans, wrapping up the YA series’ last four books in just seven episodes (1/1).

Check out everything coming to and going from Netflix in January 2019 below.

The incomparable talents of Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterson, and Martin Sheen champion a story full of love and wisdom, one that (lucky for us) doesn’t seem to be ending anytime soon.

The end of Season 4 left Grace and Frankie hanging in the balance. Ready to raise hell in the next chapter, longtime fans are sure to be in for a raucous ride throughout Season 5

Grace and Frankie: Season 5 begins streaming on Netflix January 18.

Expiring

Armageddon (1/14)
Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure¬†(1/1)
Blade (1/1)
Blade II (1/1)
Bram Stoker’s Dracula¬†(1/1)
Catwoman (1/1)
Face/Off (1/1)
Finding Neverland (1/1)
Friday Night Lights (1/1)
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (1/1)
I Am Ali (1/1)
Interview with the Vampire (1/1)
Into the Wild (1/1)
It Follows (1/13)
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1/1)
Kung Fu Panda (1/1)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Fifteenth Year (1/1)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Seventeenth Year (1/1)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: The Sixteenth Year (1/1)
Like Water for Chocolate (1/1)
Love Actually (1/1)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (1/1)
Marie Antoinette (1/1)
Meet the Fockers (1/1)
Meet the Parents (1/1)
Million Dollar Baby (1/1)
Monsters vs. Aliens (1/1)
Mortal Kombat (1/1)
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1/4)
Rent (1/1)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (1/18)
Sharknado (1/1)
Sharknado 2: The Second One (1/1)
Sharknado 3 (1/1)
Sharknado: The 4th Awakens (1/1)
Sharknado 5 (1/1)
The 6th Day (1/1)
The Godfather (1/1)
The Godfather: Part II (1/1)
The Godfather: Part III (1/1)
The Green Mile (1/1)
The Iron Giant (1/1)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (1/19)
The Princess Diaries (1/1)
The Queen of the Damned (1/1)
The Reaping (1/1)
The Shining (1/1)

Movies

Across the Universe (1/1)
American Gangster (1/16)
And Breathe Normally (1/4)
Animas (1/25)
Ant-Man and the Wasp (1/29)
Babel (1/1)
Black Hawk Down (1/1)
City of God (1/1)
Close (1/18)
Definitely, Maybe (1/1)
El Potro: Unstoppable (1/4)
GIRL (1/18)
Godzilla (1/1)
Happy Feet (1/1)
Hell or High Water (1/1)
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation  (1/24)
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1/1)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (1/1)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1/1)
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1/1)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1/1)
IO (1/18)
It Takes Two (1/1)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (1/1)
Jersey Boys (1/1)
Lionheart (1/4)
Mona Lisa Smile (1/1)
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1/2)
Mr. Bean’s Holiday¬†(1/1)
Pan’s Labyrinth¬†(1/1)
Polar (1/25)
Pulp Fiction (1/1)
Revenger (1/15)
Solo (1/11)
Solo: A Star Wars Story (1/9)
Soni (1/18)
Swingers (1/1)
Tears of the Sun (1/1)
The Addams Family (1/1)
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (1/1)
The Dark Knight (1/1)
The Departed (1/1)
The Incredibles 2 (1/30)
The Last Laugh (1/11)
The Mummy (1/1)
The Mummy Returns (1/1)
The Strangers (1/1)
Watchmen (1/1)
xXx (1/1)
XXX: State of the Union (1/1)

TV

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 3 (1/1)
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (1/17)
Black Earth Rising (1/25)
Call My Agent!: Season 3 (1/4)
Carmen Sandiego  (1/18)
Club de Cuervos: Season 4 (1/25)
COMEDIANS of the world (1/1)
Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (1/24)
Friends from College: Season 2 (1/11)
FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened (1/18)
Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias: One Show Fits All¬†¬†(1/29)
GODZILLA The Planet Eater (1/9)
Grace and Frankie: Season 5 (1/18)
Justice (1/21)
Kingdom (1/25)
Marvel’s The Punisher: Season 2 (TBD)
Medici: The Magnificent (1/25)
Pinky Malinky (1/1)
ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium  (1/11)
Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry (1/15)
Sex Education (1/11)
The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes: Season 2 Part B (1/18)
Tidying Up with Marie Kondo (1/1)
Trigger Warning with Killer Mike (1/18)
Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 5 (1/18)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 4 Part 2 (1/25)
When Heroes Fly (1/10)
Z Nation: Season 5  (1/27)