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First official studio shot of Andrew Garfield in his Spider-Man outfit!

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. This was a massive surprise for me today. Geek out time! Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man! Click for the massive version!




I love Garfield in the suit. I love that this isn't bulked up Spider-Man. I'm not sure how hot I am on the flame-like tapering off of the gloves, but we'll see how it works in the big picture.

What I have no problem with, though, is the Spider emblem on the chest. It's all in how he moves in it, but I'm digging this first look at the new suit.


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  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:13 p.m. CST


    by Cagliostro

    Ultimate, ugh

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:14 p.m. CST


    by darktowerjunkie

    Looks pretty slick.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:14 p.m. CST


    by godhelpus

    looking. looks like its melting...

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:14 p.m. CST

    He got mugged for his lunch money.


  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:14 p.m. CST


    by godhelpus

    looking. looks like its melting...

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:14 p.m. CST


    by godhelpus

    looking. looks like its melting...

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:15 p.m. CST

    Yes, badass!

    by Judge Briggs

    So far, so good!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:16 p.m. CST


    by Brent1138

    Looks promising...I didn't hold out much hope for this but after The Social Network and the Red Riding Trilogy I'm a little more optimistic.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:16 p.m. CST

    Looks Good...

    by BojTrek

    It looks pretty good to me... I liked Spiderman I-III, each has parts I enjoy. I do not own them, but will normally keep them on when on cable. I will see this when it comes out... the kid looks good in the suit, a skinny/lanky Spiderman.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:17 p.m. CST

    I think I like this costume . . .

    by afrayedknot

    . . . better than the Captain America costume.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:17 p.m. CST

    Being indifferent.

    by RedEgiraahgnal

    I'm seriously against this reboot, but this picture neither made me change my opinion, nor made me angry and hate the idea of it more. I kinda like that suit, but also don't like it at the same time. So all in all: No reaction from me, not positive, not negative.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:19 p.m. CST

    I'll try to keep an open mind...

    by quicksilver80

    But I prefer the last suit

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:19 p.m. CST



    Nice post. You must be a "centrist" Washington pundit, too.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:19 p.m. CST

    I wonder if rubber muscle inserts chafe.

    by Subtitles_Off

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:19 p.m. CST

    looks like he's got

    by D o o d

    a giant red penis running down the front of his chest!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:19 p.m. CST

    looks great- wayyyy better than tobey maguire


    im actually really excited for this... Raimi's Spidey flicks started of decently (1+2) but derailed with 3. plus Tobey and Dunst were badly miscast...

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:19 p.m. CST

    very nice

    by cndart

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:20 p.m. CST

    Web - Gold Wrist

    by BojTrek

    Do you see the gold wrist accessory for his web shot? Is it a chemical that he created? Or is it spder thread from his body? I like that Spiderman in the other movies has his web made by his own body... like a real spider. I do not know the comics, does he still create/make the spider web in a lab or does his body generate the web fluid?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:20 p.m. CST

    How's it shit?

    by TommyGavinsEgo

    When it's pretty much the same as the Maguire suit? ... Still baffled as to why they need to reboot - they could've just recast and skimmed over the origin in an animated credits sequence (The Incredible Hulk did a good job of glossing over Ang Lee's misfire) . Interested to see it though. Modestly (compared to the bloat of Spidey 3) budgeted can well mean better. Andrew Garfield is a superb actor and has been since "Boy A". Plus, you've got Martin Sheen, Denis Leary, whoever else - a solid cast. With Rhys Ifans, who is ever so slightly barking mad, as the villain. Cautiously optimistic.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:20 p.m. CST


    by donkey_lasher

    At least that's what the insignia looks like to me.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:20 p.m. CST

    Did theyr eally HAVE to change it from the comic?

    by IndustryKiller!

    I know they already have three films and they want to differentiate the reboot, but Im sure we all could have handled the classic design again.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:21 p.m. CST


    by baronweazle

    Still not sure how I feel about this reboot, so soon after sam raimi's films. But I will check it out. Especially since I saw 3 films starring Andrew Garfield the past week(Boy a, Never Let Me Go and the red riding trilogy) and he was fantastic in all of them! Then again Tobey Maguire was a very good promising actor before Spider-man(Wonder Boys, the Ice Storm etc.) and what good films has he done since he became Spider-man? Let's hope the same fate won't befall Andrew Garfield.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:21 p.m. CST


    by jimmy rabbitte

    No sir I don't like it.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:21 p.m. CST

    At least Garfield looks like Peter Parker

    by IndustryKiller!

    Far more than Macguire.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:21 p.m. CST

    Do the claw marks on his chest indicate . . .

    by afrayedknot

    . . . that the Lizard might be the villain?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:21 p.m. CST

    At least this won't be a prolonged trailer for the Avengers.


  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:23 p.m. CST

    I like it.

    by eric haislar

    Looks different from before but still spider man. Looks more homemade.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:24 p.m. CST


    by HelmetBoy

    You can just see a glint of something metal on the wrist. I hope it's web shooters. I hope they have Rhino in one of these movies, and shocker, and finally do justice to Eddie Brock and Venom.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Looks more home made....

    by drewlicious

    At least from what I can tell. To be honest Andrew Garfield looks more like how I envisioned Peter Parker to be than Tobey Maguire. Boyish, kind of lanky. I'm a little worried about all the big names, though. There are so many I'm worried it might turn out to be very distracting.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Doesn't really look like the Ditko era suit

    by SithMenace

    But I like it. I think this could turn out to be a really great movie, up there with the Batman reboot.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Not very "webby"

    by Jaster

    Overall I think the suit looks great and I agree Spider-Man should be lithe, not bulky. But the checkerboard pattern as opposed to the web pattern of every Spider-Man suit ever designed is an odd choice.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Hmmm.....cause for concern, I think

    by thot

    Granted, it is hard to tell just how the suit looks from this photo, but it's obvious it's quite a change from the classic look and the first 3 films. I'm all for changing it up a bit, but the Spidey chest symbol looks really odd, almost too stylized. Something a high school boy in 2011 come up with? Not likely. Will have to reserve judgement til better, clearer pics are made available. I'm still cautiously optimistic.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:27 p.m. CST

    Not too shabby.

    by Lemure_v2

    Never did explain in Raimi's films how Parker made that costume - especially if you watch the making-of and see how difficult it actually was. I'm intrigued about this.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:28 p.m. CST


    by spidercoz

    swear it looks like a skull

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:28 p.m. CST

    Really? A codpiece?

    by loki965

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:31 p.m. CST

    Could look great.

    by xCaptainAmazing

    I'm not sure what my initial reaction to this is. It certainly looks more feasible to create compared to the old one. I think the mask does it all, though.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:31 p.m. CST

    Looks Like Ultimate Spidey to me.

    by ckone

    I like the mood, the feel, the texture in it. I have same reservations about the gloves, but overall, it looks and feels like Ultimate Spidey. Like a Bagley drawing come to life. Looks WAY better then Green lantern and his painty face.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:33 p.m. CST

    Definitely web shooters

    by damned-dirty-ape

    Look at the enlarged image, what else could they be. I don't mind that they are making another Spider-Man film, what bothers me is the possibility of another origin story. Thats the last thing i want. I think it would have made more sense just to continue with the new crew.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:35 p.m. CST

    Clearly he's just been through a tough fight.

    by knowthyself

    So it's not fair to judge the suit seeing as he just got the holy hell kicked out of him. Looks great though. More scaled down and less "hollywood" than Raimi's costume. Has a Nolanesque real world feel to it, similar to Batmans suit in Dark Knight.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:36 p.m. CST

    Photo of Evans as Capt America

    by damned-dirty-ape

    Over at superherohype. Looks good

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:37 p.m. CST


    by Sigourneys_Beaver

    That suit sucks. Looks like 'Spiderman Returns' Nothing wrong with primary colours.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:37 p.m. CST

    If they do a new origin,

    by ckone

    Lets hope they keep it short and simple, since everyone and their Grandmother know the story, keep it down to a few minutes of screen time, and then jump into some cool fun Spidey action.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:37 p.m. CST

    OK...., after embiggen-ing the photo

    by thot

    Like I should have in the first place, one a much better look at the detail in the suit/symbol. Though it does seem a bit busy stylistically, the chest symbol looks better than I thought. The suit is damaged a bit and obscures some of the detail. Overall, pretty cool. Though the mask will make it or break it. A distinctly different design while keeping the basic Spiderman look. Do I see mechanical wrist-shooters? Interesting.....

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Looks like a 13 year old with a Halloween Barn costume

    by shutupfanboy

    Peter does have muscles kids. This has Twilight written all over it. There is almost zero difference between this suit and the last one.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:39 p.m. CST

    Great pic

    by MattmanReturns

    Hard to judge as he clearly just got his ass kicked... but I like it so far. Garfield already looks more like Spidey than Tobey ever did.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:41 p.m. CST



    Shut up, fanboy.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:41 p.m. CST

    Embiggened, it looks awful.

    by Subtitles_Off

    That spider insignia has back legs all the way down to the boy's junk. That'd have to be distracting. "Hey, Green Goblin. My eyes are up here." Not as bad as Nolan's Bat-suits, though. Not nearly as bad. And you all love those, so what can you possibly have to complain about here?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:41 p.m. CST


    by MattmanReturns

    I just hope he doesn't run around with his mask off all day like Tobey did...

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:42 p.m. CST

    Refresh my memory....

    by UTexLex

    Who's the villain in this one? Is Rhys Infans confirmed as the main villain?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:43 p.m. CST

    sony were embarassed by the Raimi movies

    by emeraldboy

    even though they made billions at the box office. just like universal were embarrased by the hulk movies.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:43 p.m. CST

    Where's our pic of The Vultress?!

    by Dr. Samuel Loomis

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:44 p.m. CST

    very 2099

    by Jubba

    not to see the mask...

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:44 p.m. CST

    But seriously...

    by Dr. Samuel Loomis

    I fucking love that costume. And regardless if you liked or didn't like The Social Network, Andrew Garfield was amazing in that movie. I look forward to him in this movie.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    The main villain of the Spider-Man reboot is:


    A prototypical AICN fanboy.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    Looks like they're going for the Ultimate Spider-Man look

    by Kremzeek

    Which is cool. I'm still not sold 100% on this reboot though. We'll see how this goes. On a side note: I'm just as much of a geek as the rest of you... maybe more, but I truly can't believe people are nitpicking little things like the "flames" on the arms. Give me a break. Like they haven't changed the Spidey suit here and there in the comics and cartoons throughout the years. I don't see why it's a problem if they tweak it a bit for the big screen.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    massive amounts of faggotry

    by lostboytexas

    going on right now

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    That Captain America pic looks

    by Subtitles_Off

    (we don't say "retarded.")

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    The suit looks fine...

    by WriteForTheEdit's that "Emo/Twilight/morose but safe for Tiger Beat" pose that makes me want to puke.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:46 p.m. CST


    by BringingSexyBack

    Next time wear a frumpier costume.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:46 p.m. CST

    NO NO NO

    by Witwiki50

    Its just wrong. There is no need for this movie, no need for this at all

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:47 p.m. CST


    by MattmanReturns

    The first batsuit was a typically goofy, rubbery mold batsuit in line with Burton's. The second looked practical and badass. It's easily the best live action hero costume I've seen. Batman has no superpowers, so it makes sense he wouldn't be running around in spandex if you want to achieve any degree of realism. He'd be wearing fucking armor. Yes, I know Dark Knight is completely realistic, but it is easier to maintain suspension of disbelief in that film than any other comic book movie.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:47 p.m. CST

    Frumpier? Check out Capt. America

    by Subtitles_Off

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:48 p.m. CST

    Spider-Man doesn't matter, anyway.


    Once Ant-Man starts up, hoo boy, look out. This site will proclaim it the best movie since Scott Pilgrim.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:48 p.m. CST

    *ISN'T completely realistic

    by MattmanReturns

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:48 p.m. CST

    I had to kill Sony for making a mistake...

    by Dick Jones not making Ghostbusters 2 available on Blu ray. Side note: I like the look of the costume, but let's see how the movie turns out.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:49 p.m. CST

    The pic looks like...

    by JethroBodine

    The pic looks like he's about to look into the camera, bust out into a huge cheesy smile, and show off some sassy jazz hands!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:50 p.m. CST


    by Subtitles_Off

    You're on gas.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:50 p.m. CST


    by BringingSexyBack

    Yee Haw!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:50 p.m. CST


    by eric haislar

    Do you know how many time spider-man has done that same fucking walk in the comics?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:51 p.m. CST

    "He'd be wearing fucking armor."

    by Subtitles_Off

    Yeah, because you see so much armor running around these days.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:52 p.m. CST

    erichaislar, thank you

    by MattmanReturns

    All these fags think everything relates to Twilight now.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:52 p.m. CST

    Hey, look. There goes some armor.

    by Subtitles_Off

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:52 p.m. CST


    by JethroBodine

    Embiggened it kinda looks like a dog's rubber ball got toy stuck in the BP oil spill.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:52 p.m. CST

    subtitles_off, you know what I mean

    by MattmanReturns

    Armor like SWAT wear.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:53 p.m. CST

    I hear ya Braindrain

    by Kremzeek

    There are just too many reboots lately. I'm not saying they won't do a good job with this (maybe they will, maybe they won't), but I'm having a really difficult time getting pumped about this because it feels like they just gave up instead of trying to build off the last film. Granted, we all know Spidey 3 was a let down, but it wasn't enough to warrant rebooting the whole franchise IMO. They could've gone on and 3 would've just had to be the film in the series that was a weaker than the others. Kinda like Jedi is to the OT. Not bad - has some truly AWESOME segments too - but not quite up to par as its predecessors. Instead they go... Aw, the hell with it. Let's start over and pretend that all never happened. It's jarring and unnecessary... and kinda cowardly, really. But here it is. So, I'm gonna give it a chance. I'm just not excited - and as a nerdy film lover, I *should* be. That's pretty sad to me. *writefortheedit: I see what you're saying, but if you look back thru the years, there are older Spidey pics from comics and what not that use that exact pose. So, I really don't think it falls under Emo. This type of Spidey pose has been around quite a while.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:53 p.m. CST

    How does a high school kid...

    by Zombieflicker

    make a costume that cool? Batman has the money and resources for a cool suit, but how does a punk kid get away with it? At least the Tobey suit looked like it could have been made buy Aunt May.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:54 p.m. CST

    Cap is packing a Fat Man and some Little Boys.


  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:55 p.m. CST

    Every part of the Cap costume is baggy.


    Except the groin. Hmmmmm ...

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:58 p.m. CST

    Love the BULGE - not as Big as I expected . ..

    by ShavedLeatherPig

    But still AMAZING !!!!!!!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 2:59 p.m. CST

    I've seen SWAT. And I've seen NFL uniforms.

    by Subtitles_Off

    Nolan's Bat-suit is way-more NFL than it is SWAT. Which just screams bat. "Who are you?" "I'm Batman." "Oh. Is THAT what that is?" "Yes. Didn't you see the ears?" "What's with the shoulder pads?" "Protection. And ease of movement." "Ease of movement?" "Well. OK. Not so much ease of movement. Protection mostly." "How long does it take to put that on?" "Not long, really. Couple hours. My butler helps me with the zippers." "Alright, I guess. Consider my disbelief suspended."

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3 p.m. CST

    Likes kind of Creepy

    by DangerDave

    And that is a good thing. I like it.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3 p.m. CST

    some inspiration from house of M?

    by cromeZOMBIE

    looks good tho looks like they are taking some ques from house of M spiderman

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:02 p.m. CST

    and I believe he has webshooters


    Look at the big photo, right above his wrist, there's an otherwis inexplicable silver glint!!!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:02 p.m. CST

    Personally, I think he looks too skinny.

    by Royston Lodge

    Regardless of any of the faults of Raimi's trilogy, I really liked how Spidey looked in those movies. I liked the way that wimpy little Tobey Macguire bulked up for the role. It really hit home the idea that the spider bite radically altered his entire body rather than simply giving him a couple of superpowers. This Andrew Garfield photos tells me that they're trying to go for the 14-year-old-girl demographic rather than going for comic book fans. Garfield has that skinny, unthreatening, "what a good boy" look that the Twilight crowd loves so much.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:03 p.m. CST

    subtitles_off, because blue and grey is SO batlike?

    by MattmanReturns

    Nice logic, dumbass.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:04 p.m. CST

    Harry, there are clearly metal discs on both of his wrists.

    by Subtitles_Off

    The web-shooter question is settled. Moving on.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:04 p.m. CST


    by the Green Gargantua

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:04 p.m. CST

    NO webshooters...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    ...because that would make the continuity really suck. REAL SPIDER SILK. This is one thing that the Raimi movie got right.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:06 p.m. CST

    I don't care what color you wanna make it, mattman.

    by Subtitles_Off

    But, make it look usable. You know, as if someone could actually MOVE in it. Or put it on without seventeen costume techs.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:07 p.m. CST

    The Spider-purse is a little out of character

    by Snookeroo

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:07 p.m. CST

    Look. There goes some armor.

    by Subtitles_Off

    The bus-stop is just FULL of armor! No crime on this bus today!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:08 p.m. CST


    by mus42

    A film no one is crying out for....

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:09 p.m. CST

    S#!t for brains just called me a dumb-ass.

    by Subtitles_Off

    So much for the America little Christina Green believed in.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:09 p.m. CST

    TDK costume is the first that actually looks usable to me

    by MattmanReturns

    He can move his joints. He can turn is head. He can take a fall and survive thanks to extra padding. He looks bullet proof. His cape seems more fluid. I'm not sure what you wanted him to look like? Did you actually want the spandex? A power-less hero with spandex? He'd be dead in an hour.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:09 p.m. CST

    At least it wasnt black leather.

    by Orion

    At first glance I liked but then I realised the design is different. This movie will bomb and become the "on her majestys secret service" of the series when they bring back maguire and company for the next one. They better not Fuck with the mask.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:10 p.m. CST

    That's no Spider-purse.


    That's an egg sack!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:11 p.m. CST

    subtitles_off, let's face it, you aren't very bright

    by MattmanReturns

    You bemoaned TDK not looking like a bat. Since when has Batman EVER looked like a bat, apart from his cape and cowl (which, last I checked, Bale has in TDK).

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:12 p.m. CST

    BeanpoleMan...flying high..swinging from building to bui-SNAP

    by openthepodbaydoorshal

    There goes the hip...

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:12 p.m. CST

    Needs more armor!

    by Subtitles_Off

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:12 p.m. CST

    Where do they get those seamstresses?

    by blueant

    I'm sure it won't be explained in the movie how a teenager with little money, whom lives in his Aunts' ,house can manufacture a costume that looks like a high dollar outfitter created it. But I forget, this is Hollywood and I am suppose to just accept whatever they write.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:16 p.m. CST

    Now if we could get some Xmen charcter shots

    by donkingkong

    I'd have my fill of Marvel movie goodness

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:16 p.m. CST



    Sweatshops in NYC's Chinatown. Those ladies are good, and they don't ask any questions.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:19 p.m. CST


    by damned-dirty-ape

    Give it a rest. The armour in the Batman films makes perfect sense in the world Nolan has created, why are you having such a bitchfit? Mattman has been right in the things he's said.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:20 p.m. CST

    Yeah. I'M not bright.

    by Subtitles_Off

    You're the one who claims a costume that looks like it is made from eighteen molded plastic pieces and weighs seventy pounds is the most practical thing you've ever seen and most believable as superhero wear. Meanwhile, every professional who makes a living off of athleticism in the real world wears Under Armour, so they can move. Yeah, you're a bulb. You're the fukken sun.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:21 p.m. CST

    You mean his 'murse'?

    by allykatD

    I guess even spiderman needs an action bag. Meh. I think the costume looks alright, it doesn't look bad or horribly stupid/lame. I see the web shooters there on the gloves. And I suppose the kid looks Peter Parkish enough. Kinda skinny, kinda geeky. Really thought, it's difficult to get excited seeing that Spiderman 3 came out in 2007 so it's not like this is anything new that needs an update.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:21 p.m. CST

    just the right amount of gay

    by MamboMan


  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:22 p.m. CST


    by MattmanReturns

    I rest my case.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:22 p.m. CST

    Are you people kidding me?

    by gerhard_futkanister

    You're discussing the realism in the molded underwear the guy in your next favourite kid's movie is wearing? Nobody gives a shit. You guys should start to realize that the comic book guy from the Simpsons was not supposed to be a role model, but a sad caricature.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:23 p.m. CST

    "In the world Nolan has created."

    by Subtitles_Off

    That's a big disclaimer. I could've sworn mattman was typing some b.s. about "realistic" this and that.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:24 p.m. CST

    call me sick

    by Orion

    But I'm happy for the reboot just to watch uncle Ben die again.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:24 p.m. CST

    subtitles_off, actually I made it very clear

    by MattmanReturns

    that I didn't find Nolan's Batman completely realistic. I simply said it was easier to suspend disbelief. Pay attention next time.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:25 p.m. CST

    erichaislar (and mattmanreturns)

    by WriteForTheEdit

    I totally get that this is faithful to the character in the comics. But the image screams - to me - exactly what the studio's whole marketing angle was when they "envisioned" this reboot. Nothing to do with a faithful representation of the character, everything to do with appealing to a market segment. And that makes me want to puke.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:26 p.m. CST

    Look! It's Emo Spiderman!

    by coosawatchie

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:29 p.m. CST


    by Crusher Creel

    STFU you know it's fucking awesome go watch Tobey Maguire Man in SM3 with his eye shadow dancing in the jazz club you fuckin' haters!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:29 p.m. CST

    Christ almighty

    by damned-dirty-ape

    Subtitles_off, you seem like one angry man. Just sit back, relax and try to enjoy what you see instead of analysing everything. In the end, they are just made for peoples entertainment and the moolah. They couldn't give a fuck what you think.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:30 p.m. CST


    by Crusher Creel

    And not to mention he's carrying his MASK in his right hand!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:32 p.m. CST

    Speaking of Spider-Man

    by damned-dirty-ape

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:33 p.m. CST

    Idiots. Emo Spidey already happened.


    And you can thank your beloved Sam Raimi for that. Not once. Not twice. But thrice. The eyeliner in the third one was just an acknowledgment of the obvious. CHOPPED.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:35 p.m. CST


    by gerhard_futkanister

    nobody gives a shit about your condescending opinion either, yet you post it.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:36 p.m. CST

    Quint Called It

    by cowboyone

    Okay ... maybe ... but the flame-y diva gloves are WACK.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:36 p.m. CST

    looks great !!!

    by 10thDoctor

    I like it ! =)

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:36 p.m. CST

    Works for me...

    by D_T

    ...I kind of dig on the skinny/er Spiderman. I always liked the idea he didn't look super physical and his frame kind of mirrored a spider. The suite looks decent, but I can't figure out what the hell is going on with the spider logo. Are the black blotches part of the design, or some kind of tears/damage from a fight?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:37 p.m. CST


    by Flummage

    If there's one superhero that benefits from a slight non-bulky physiology it's our Spidey. One of my favourite things about the character is the way his youth as Peter Parker melds into his visual depiction as something, when suited up, that is almost more animal than cartoonishly superhuman. Youthful gawkiness transforms into the slender, angular and brilliantly visual Spider-Man of shadows and webbing and New York cornice stones and alleyways and gravity-seducing Escher aeronautics. A significant upgrade to the Raimi team's serviceable but somewhat bland and over-designed plastic toy incarnation, for moi. Intrigued, is I, I can't deny it.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:38 p.m. CST


    by tubbyhodges24

    Haven't they already made this movie with Tobey Maguire?? Yeah, I think I already paid for tickets and the fuckin' DVDs - TWICE (Blu-ray). You'll get no more money off of me with this one. Fuck off MARVEL!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:38 p.m. CST

    First impression: That looks shit.

    by buggerbugger

    It's not a patch on Acheson's design. It reminds me of times when a lazy Spidey artist can't be arsed to draw all the webbing and just sketches in a few lines here and there. I wonder if they've managed to botch the mask as well?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:38 p.m. CST

    i love the classic costume

    by antonphd

    but i can live with this one. what is most important to me is seeing peter parker in andrew's face and i see him. i'm very happy about that.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:41 p.m. CST

    not bad. who knows, maybe this flick will be ok

    by smudgewhat

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:42 p.m. CST

    Emo Man, Emo Man...

    by Miss 45

    Does whatever a Emo-man does....

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:43 p.m. CST

    Uh-oh. This is bad.

    by JuanSanchez

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:43 p.m. CST

    the battle-damaged spidey look

    by deelzbub

    this time w/ no distracting mask!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:48 p.m. CST

    Who needs a mask

    by Orion

    When you have that pouty Andrew Garfield face.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:51 p.m. CST

    SpiderTeen does not exist in this dojo

    by Cobra--Kai

    Garfield? You should've stuck to being a dog not a spider!<p> SpiderMAN? More like SpiderTEEN!<p> Um... okay it's not my best work. I know. I can do better. Give me another chance. I'll improve. I can DO funny. Please. No, not my toes. NOOOOOO!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:51 p.m. CST

    So bizarre to remake it this fast.

    by heyscot

    I've never seen a studio reboot a franchise this quickly. . .can you guys think of another franchise they rebooted this fast?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:52 p.m. CST

    It's not just the gloves Quint

    by Amfpsych

    The whole thing is flaming

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:53 p.m. CST

    I can understand Bruce Wayne having a Hitech suit

    by TheJudger

    But Peter Parker... OK I hate that I'm bitching I honestly do, but shouldn't his suit look home made. This thing looks like it was designed in a computer printed our in resin on a Rapid Prototype machine and silicone molded and cast in urethane. Peter Parker is always having money issues, that's why he works as a photographer to make ends meet. This suit is too fancy it sure as hell doesn't look home made or like something Peter could pull together. If he was in college and that college had a design shop with those machines and he snuck in and printed out the plates for the molds over the course of a weekend. Then I'd have no issue with this suit. Maybe he surfed the net to find resources on sculpting, 3d cgi modeling and casting in silicones and urethane's. If he had free access to an rp machine, that would cut down the cost but the suit looks like the urethane or silicone material alone would be several thousands of dollars, nevermind R&D. Sorry to bitch honestly. Parker is the poor mans hero he wears a homemade outfit. This does not look homemade at all.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:54 p.m. CST

    Where is Donald Glover?

    by moorE12

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:54 p.m. CST


    by doom master

    FUCK SPIDER MAN Special mention - you can see his spider cock have a nice day.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:55 p.m. CST

    too bad garfield is such a boring actor

    by slappy jones

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:57 p.m. CST

    looks fine

    by Bass Ackwards

    still have no excitement for this project though. Maybe the trailer will win me over.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:58 p.m. CST

    by Cobra--Kai

    Walking down the middle of the city street like that. Rucksack thrown over his shoulder (you got two straps on a rucksack but spidermen and emo teens only need one).<p> Superhero on a night out. You'd think that people would give him a glance. You'd think that people would say - hey who's that dude with the superhero suit in the middle of the street.<p> So, PUT YOUR FUCKING MASK ON KID! You're identity is meant to be a secret. For fucks sake. Amateur.<p> You don't catch Christian Bale with his mask off. Watch and learn Garfield.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 3:58 p.m. CST

    Of course you can suspend your disbelief any way you want.

    by Subtitles_Off

    Bounce it like a fucking (that better, for ya?) rubber ball. But don't ever describe Nolan's Bat-suit as any better than all the other awful movie designs out there. Nolan's Bat-suits are the most impractical of all the designs we've ever seen in the movies.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:01 p.m. CST

    Reboot: Big Mistake

    by blue meanie

    First off, despite Spiderman 3 sucking badly, overall, the Sam Raimi Spiderman was a great accomplishment, with the first two Spidey movies being some of the BEST comic book movies ever made. AICN Haters may spit bile about Tobey MacGuire, but he made an EXCELLENT Peter Parker, and the rest of the cast was picture perfect, especially with Aunt May and J Jonah Jameson! Second, I truly feel it's a major mistake for this reboot to happen; sure Raimi screwed up on the third round, but you can lay most of the blame on Avi Arad and the Marvel executives trying to shove as much crap as possible into a movie in order to generate $$$. I wish they would simply give Raimi another chance at bat, with the full freedom to direct the picture the way he wants it to be. Normally, bad superhero movies occasionally need a reboot (Ang Lee's Hulk, Joel Schumacher's Batman and Robin), but this time, it's totally uncalled for. They decide to reboot something that wasn't really broken in the first place. Finally, after watching the Social Network several times, I personally feel that Andrew Garfield is the WRONG choice for this role. His overall appearance is too ethnic for Peter Parker, who is your typical suburban WASP teenager. In SN, he played a Brazilian Jewish college student, and that's what he looks and acts like. Sorry no Peter Parker. One photo isn't going to change my mind.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:02 p.m. CST

    by Cobra--Kai

    "Nolan's Bat-suits are the most impractical of all the designs we've ever seen in the movies. " <p>Subs, you've clearly not seen Sybil Danning in BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS. Gawd bless that costume dept.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:04 p.m. CST

    Organic Webshooters?

    by DieGlazerDie

    That's the real question.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:05 p.m. CST

    doom master

    by emeraldboy

    thats why your on this website and the owner doesnt give a toss either.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:09 p.m. CST


    by Triple_J_72

    Looks like he's wearing wallpaper from a subway terminal. (RIMSHOT) And yeah, mask off too, why am I not surprised...

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:11 p.m. CST

    Gotham High

    by eric haislar It was almost real. Good lord.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:13 p.m. CST


    by levithegreat

    Like it! Web Shooters!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:15 p.m. CST

    It kind of looks like the old costume...

    by Gozu

    I mean, seriously, when are we going to move past this annoying "just make the costume darker and give it scales" trend? Yup, most superhero costumes are kind of dumb and look even sillier when you wear them in real life. But so fucking what? That's part of the fun. And even then, if you're going to change a costume, change it. Don't just give it a few thoughtless tweaks for the sake of "making it your own." This looks like something out of a fan film. That's why I love the look of "Thor" and the Iron Man and War Machine costumes. They didn't fix what wasn't broken. Granted, they're easier to work with, but it's not like this is some unpaid intern's first costume gig. Fuck this.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:18 p.m. CST

    He's quite thin.

    by SnootyBoots

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:29 p.m. CST

    Re: Gotham High

    by Triple_J_72

    Oh... my... God. (facepalm)

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:29 p.m. CST

    is that an emo dancing spider on his chest?

    by vulturess

    wheres the costumes webbing? whats up with the johnny weir gloves? i like skinny spidey. skinny is hot. where is the ditko mask? who is j. jonah jameson?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:30 p.m. CST

    missing belt

    by terry

    although the belt is missing, onthe large version, at the far right of the suit (his left) you can see a red part of the costume where the belt would come around...wonder what that could be...

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:30 p.m. CST


    by steverogers5

    I'm perfectly happy having Andrew Garfield in the role. He's been pretty good in the film's I've seem him in, and seems like he might be a better fit for the part. I'm really just hoping this movie will forever banish all the horrible memories I have of that dim, slow witted, cowardly, simpleton version shown in Raimi's movies. Maybe we'll actually get a fast talking, wise cracking Spidey this time around. Wouldn't that be nice? Might actually feel like a proper potrayal of the character. Not sure about the changes to the costume, as I don't really think it needed the lines on the blue parts. Though I'm glad to see the 'white' web lines on the red parts are gone. That always bugged me for some reason..

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:34 p.m. CST

    Danny Elfman's terrible now

    by MattmanReturns

    I dunno what happened to him... he created one of the most badass superhero themes ever (Batman)... he did some good stuff with Sleepy Hollow, and his Apes theme is awesome... but everything else has been shit since.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:35 p.m. CST

    Just what we needed

    by shran

    A reboot of Spiderman. I can't point to one thing about that pic I like. You don't have to have a bulky, muscle bound Spiderman, but neither should he look emaciated. I just have a resounding feeling of meh for this whole project. Starting with the idea of rebooting it.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:37 p.m. CST

    I'm gonna be sick

    by technosnob

    Really, I feel ill.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:38 p.m. CST

    Nolan's Batman looked like a Transformer with a cape.

    by Snookeroo

    Th Dark Knight is a great movie, but I still like the classic costume better. That being said, I think Garfield looks a hell of a lot more like the Peter Parker from the comics. And I'd like to see anybody but Toby McGuire play the part because: 1) He's a dick. 2) He demands too much face time on-screen. Spider-man should be wearing his mask when he's in-character. It's not McGuire-Man, for cryin' out loud.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:41 p.m. CST

    like it, but what's with the Spider logo?

    by Axl Z

    and what's with that stupid grin.. Need a clear look at the motherfucker but big yays for raised webbing being terminated!!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:49 p.m. CST

    PLEASE being back organic webshooters.

    by Stifler's Mom

    I know the movies are supposed to be fantastic in tone, but the original concept of home-made webshooter tech is just stupid. Call me a heretic if you want, but it's SO much more plausible as an organic device if we have already accepted that the guy has super-powers.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:57 p.m. CST

    Webshooter DIY

    by auraboy

    Yeah, cos the expensive homemade suit JUST ISN'T realistic, but a 16 yr old kid making mechanical hi-velocity webshooters at home with a previously unknown to science compound is just fucking peachy... Getting hung up on realism here isn't going to help.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:57 p.m. CST

    It'll work.

    by Yelsaeb

    The spidey symbol on his chest looks too much like the ones from the previous movies. If this is a reboot it should look a bit different.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 4:59 p.m. CST

    Not expecting much

    by angry_spacboy

    from this one. The only thing that saves these types of films from being by the numbers, effects ridden kiddie films, is a good director. This series had one, then fucked him off when his last one was shit, which btw was down to excessive studio involvement, and not him. His previous Spiderman (2) was one of the best superhero films made, and certainly the closest thing you will get to seeing a Spiderman comic on screen. He deserved more than being shit on by the studio like they did, but its their (and our) loss. RAIMI RULES!!!! My guess is that this new Spiderman will be a Twilight for superhero films. And if that sounds like a good thing to you, then you've wasted your time reading this post. You dick.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:03 p.m. CST

    really hoping this bombs and takes everyones career with it

    by PleaseWipeMyAss

    spiderman was a fucking pussy

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:04 p.m. CST

    That costume...

    by Wes_Reviews_

    No... just, no. Ugh.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:05 p.m. CST

    Elfman is a hack

    by oscarmike

    and all his music is the same, they have no themes, blah, blah, blah. coming from idiots that can't tell the difference between Goldsmith and Herrmann. he won't be scoring the new one, i'm sure one of Zimmer's boys will get the job so all you Elfman haters can relax because it will now have a real composer with a theme. I know it's cool to hate Elfman but if you guys hate his music so much don't listen to it or watch movies that he scores. no one is forcing you

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:07 p.m. CST

    They need to quit whoring out Spiderman.

    by JudasPriestly

    It hasn't even been 10 years since the franchise was rebooted. And they're coming out with this? They should have waited for a period when super-hero movies are scarce again to revive Spiderman.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:10 p.m. CST

    Nice costume but more than what a high school kid could make.

    by mistergreen

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:13 p.m. CST

    Like the poster above said

    by SithMenace

    the mask will make or break it. The biggest concern for me is that if they're going for the Ultimate or 2099 look, the GG won't look like the classic Ditko design. But I think we'll have to wait until the 2nd film for that, unless they show us a glimpse of the Goblin getting ready to come after Spidey at the end of the first film.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:13 p.m. CST

    The suit would look fine if...

    by slickerynodes

    it wasn't WALKING home crying.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:13 p.m. CST

    maybe he went ten rounds with...

    by emeraldboy

    pheonix jones.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:13 p.m. CST

    Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck,

    by pushabutton

    Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck, Suck,

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:15 p.m. CST


    by THX1968

    The suit looks like it has more in common with Spider-Man 2099. Not digging this "Twilight" take on Spidey at all. I've gone on and on about this already, and I don't like the direction this flick is going. A totally needless reboot, but it certainly has its cheerleaders. We'll see.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:18 p.m. CST


    by angry_spacboy

    Two of its biggest cheerleaders being Quint and Harry. Very sad.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:20 p.m. CST

    it wasn't broke.

    by Bootskin

    shouldn't have been fixed.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:21 p.m. CST

    All i know is if i tried

    by damned-dirty-ape

    to make a costume, it would come out closer to the 70's Spider-Man show than this.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:22 p.m. CST

    damn dirty ape

    by goodguy

    not cheap enough if you ask me. Still looks like a quarter of a mil hollywood design rather than a broke kid. KICK ASS got that part right. But I like that they're getting away from Raimi's. And it seems like it's going for a creepy vibe. Hope the eyes are thin slits or more alien than Raimi's fun, friendly eyes.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:24 p.m. CST

    Aw, heck.

    by DonQuixote

    Doesn't inspire near as much confidence as the first great still shot revealing the Raimi-helmed Spidey, in my opinion...'cause that one...y'know...looked like Spider-Man. I'm a little out of touch w/current or recently-passed webhead doings in print, so...does this resemble that "Ultimate" look? Hm. Fun if they go with the artificial webshooters. Think I'd have preferred they went with the infamous black suit if they're planning to "Dark Knight" it all up. We shall see. My reaction is the classic "meh." Like the 1st Captain America pic, tho.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:25 p.m. CST


    by THX1968

    I know! Kinda makes me sick, but then AICN wouldn't get interviews, or scoops, or photos if they don't play nice. I get it, its business. What bugs me is the total and complete disregard for Raimi's movies. No one seems interested in seeing what he would have done with Spidey 4. No one seems interested in seeing what a kick ass comeback he would have provided the movie going public. Instead we get a lame reboot. The days of comebacks are gone, along with my interest in Spidey.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:26 p.m. CST

    Jesus Christ you fucking nerds complain about anything

    by Sardonic

    Don't you guys get tired of all the negativity?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:27 p.m. CST

    Pushabutton likes the Deftones, apparently.


  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:33 p.m. CST


    by Orionsangels

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:34 p.m. CST

    Not inspiring confidence

    by the dolphins are in the jacuzzi

    The suit looks kind of cheap and plasticky. Could just be the lighting, but my excitement for the movie just went down a notch. Still holding out hope, though. Good actors, good director, and (I'm assuming) good enough budget to make it work.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:35 p.m. CST

    Emo Spidey may have already happened

    by D o o d

    but it won't stop them from doing it again. The Success of that shitty Twiglit series is a model they'll all be going for in their teen dramas!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:35 p.m. CST


    by angry_spacboy

    Just getting tired of pointless reboots/remakes.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:36 p.m. CST

    sardonic negativity / donquixote

    by THX1968

    Usually, I have a wait and see approach to anything, but negativity fuels this project. This project was born of negativity. I can't see it outperforming or being as well made as Spider-Man 3, let alone 1 or 2. And I do remember very succinctly seeing that first shot of Tobey Maguire in his Spidey suit - it was a total rush! Very exciting! Nothing like this current model.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:39 p.m. CST

    This looks more high-tech than Raimi's

    by The_Motorcycle_Boy

    I never understood why people bemoaned that a kid couldn't make Raimi's costume by themselves - get on Google and you'll see plenty of people who have made quality replicas of it. The Webb costume looks more like it's been designed by a professional to me. Like shiny armour. Still wish this was a loose sequel. not a high school reboot Garfield's brilliant, but he's not 17. Maybe Peter is a dunce in this one and he's repeating senior year for the tenth time?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:41 p.m. CST

    I Just Don't Need To See Another Spider-Man Movie

    by NeonFrisbee

    Even another Sam Raimi / Tobey Maguire one. It's just not on my radar anymore. I really liked the Raimi movies, especially the first two films (which were spot-on perfect), but three was plenty. Now they're just in full-on cash-cow mode. Not interested. Kids will like it, though, I reckon.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:41 p.m. CST

    This is the Internet. It is where nerds complain!!!

    by Chuck_Chuckwalla

    Get over it. Suit's okay except for the ICONIC spider logo looking like some five-year-old finger painting. No added padding for muscles is a good thing. They toned down the embossed webs — another good thing. The guy looks like Peter enough. Okay, I guess I'm sold. I won't complain about it.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:43 p.m. CST

    Flames on Spidey!!!!

    by knightrider

    Nipples on Optimus!!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:43 p.m. CST

    So far so good

    by manonfire

    I like that the costumes different enough from the first trilogy yet instantly recognizable as Spidey. Lets hope this next phase wil be as successful as when Romita took over from Ditko. Btw any word on the casting for JJJ yet?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:44 p.m. CST

    I should have said

    by Chuck_Chuckwalla

    "five-year-old kid's finger painting" They redesigned the site and still can't edit the post.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:45 p.m. CST

    Too early for a reboot.

    by john

    It just feels so. I liked Tobey in the role. This is just weird.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:47 p.m. CST

    I remember everyone complaining about the first shot

    by SithMenace

    of the Joker, taken with a phone by Ledger's trailer. It was absolute backlash. And then we all saw the movie and got THE defining screen version of the Joker. So I will always wait and see. There's a lot of talent involved in this film, so I'm pretty optimistic.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:48 p.m. CST

    So people like the Captain America costume better?

    by Nerd Rage

    Ha ha ha! What a bunch of clueless fucks.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:49 p.m. CST

    Spiderman Bobble!

    by Orionsangels

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:50 p.m. CST

    Tiny penis bulge

    by omgwtfbbqsauce

    you know you stared at it for like 5 seconds, don't lie queer

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:51 p.m. CST

    Hey Raimi fans

    by Nerd Rage

    You got two overrated soap operas and a shitty disaster of a third movie to watch. Shut the fuck up and stop trolling Spider-man talkbacks.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:52 p.m. CST


    by mikefl

    I don't know how "ethnic" Andrew Garfield looks, or how Jewish, but I know he looks a lot like Spider-Man in the comics, who was modeled after Stan Lee's look at the time. Stan Lee is of course Jewish... as are Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Logan Lerman, and Anton Yelchin. So the character definitely leans that way look-wise. He's not blonde blue eyed captain America.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:53 p.m. CST

    Wah wah! Spider-man should be built like Tom Cruise

    by Nerd Rage

    with raised webbing that looks like black licorice all over his body! Wah!

  • Some guy wears tights and a mask and swings around like a fairy. I hate all the Spiderman movies and I want this film to FAIL!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 5:57 p.m. CST

    Kid is way too thin

    by nostairway

    He looks like emoboy, not spiderman. Can we please get an actual adult Spidey? I know they wan't a young actor so teens can relate to him but that didn't seem to hurt Batman or Iron Man.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6 p.m. CST

    Proves yet again the geeks will complain about any/every/all things

    by longlivethenewflesh

    Anorexic? Did y'all even read the comics based on this character you seem so heavily infested in? He was always a nerdy little runt and primarily has always been drawn as lithe and wiry, to allow for the spider-like poses he strikes so iconically. Garfield is a talented young actor and to me he skews much closer to the look, size, and shape of the definitive Spider-Man. Most everything that's been announced since we learned of this reboot has bolstered my confidence, and goddammit, I'm actually getting excited to see my favorite comic book character return to the screen.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:02 p.m. CST


    by marineboy

    Whose f*cking idea was this? WASTE OF TIME AND MONEY!!!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:02 p.m. CST

    nostairway, Spider-Man is not Batman

    by MattmanReturns

    Batman is a massive dude. Spidey is a lanky, perpetual teen nerd. That's a basic fact of the comics.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:05 p.m. CST

    Really? No one has a problem with the spider symbol?

    by SilentP

    The bottom two legs stretching all the way down to his crotch? That's okay with everyone? It looks awful to me, like someone just stretched the middle part of his costume out in photoshop or something. I'm totally fine with everything else on the costume, but that's just retarded looking, wtf.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:05 p.m. CST

    This suit looks like it's made of basketballs

    by cloneomat

    Here's proof:

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:05 p.m. CST

    This will kick the shit out of Raimis version

    by elsewhere

    Mark my words. Also Spider-Man is supposed to be lanky. Andrew IS Peter Parker as far as I'm concerned, but I'm still undecided on the costume. I'll need to see more pictures of it and the mask.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:08 p.m. CST

    LOVE IT!

    by grievenom

    Garfield is a terrific actor and the suit looks awesome. This movie will be a classic.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:11 p.m. CST

    The suit is terrific and Garfield will be brilliant!

    by The Krypton Kid

    I watched the Social Network again last night and Garfield was excellent. He will absolutely nail Peter Parker. Not a doubt in my mind. Oh, and the minimalist style of the suit feels right.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:11 p.m. CST

    Fuck organics

    by Nerd Rage

    What a huge step backwards. You go from a technological achievement that can be altered to fight different villians and shows how Parker intelligence became a major asset to Spider-man to freak mutation that shoots body fluid.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:13 p.m. CST

    Just in case you don't know...

    by Nerd Rage

    That's what Peter Parker looks like, not a bug-eyed, dorky version of Tom Cruise.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:16 p.m. CST

    Too skinny?

    by Nerd Rage

    You know Spider-man is an ectomorph, right? He was never intended to be short and stocky like Tom Cruise.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:26 p.m. CST

    Lol, He looks like a basketball...

    by TheZero

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:26 p.m. CST

    by Chris Elms

    I have quickly knocked up a poster so Sony needn't bother.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:32 p.m. CST


    by manonfire

    I hope they do use web-shooters in this. This would definetely give the film its own identity along with being more faithful to the source.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:33 p.m. CST

    Thoughts? Why is his GD mask off already?!?

    by Reelheed

    I am not an idiot SONY PICTURES. I know that the actor playing Peter Parker is also in the suit. I really don't need reminding in every scene nor even in every film. You could have the whole film without a single scene of Peter Parker changing into Spiderman or a single 'mask off' moment and I would still, perhaps unbelievably to you, be able to follow the story.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:35 p.m. CST


    by SilentP


  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:35 p.m. CST

    The inexplicable mesh again...

    by darthwaz1 does this nerdy, no money science student keep getting this high tech polymer suit that never gets explained... At the least the pajamas he wore in the comics made some sense..

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:44 p.m. CST

    Just Piss On Steve Ditko's Classic Design


    I hate this departure from the original costume. I expected to see some modifications from the comic book and the three previous movies, but wow this really has strayed from the brilliantly realised design work of Ditko's original concept. I am very aware that movie costume designers tend to stamp their style all over something whenever they get the chance, but this is just an artists ego disrespecting a piece of art that has worked perfectly well for almost 50 years.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:48 p.m. CST

    The spider logo looks very wonky...

    by alienindisguise

    not symmetrical at all especially the abdomen part of it. Let's see the mask!!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:49 p.m. CST

    Looks great but Gloves should go

    by Proman1984

    The eye naturally goes towards those wrinkles.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:57 p.m. CST

    new costume looks good! Webshooters? YES! Finally.

    by DrPain

    Hated the organic thing.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:57 p.m. CST

    Does not look like Peter PARKER

    by leewan

    Peter Parker is a nerd, but even the ladies commented on Pete's attractiveness in the early issues.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 6:58 p.m. CST

    Garfield looks

    by MegaBeth

    like a sissy. Sissyman should be the title of the movie. He looks like a Twilight sparkling hump. This movie will blow harder than George Michael in a Beverly Hills public restroom.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:03 p.m. CST

    this is a financial reboot

    by suicidesurgeon

    if sony had gone forward with sam raimi's spider-man 4, they would have had to give him and tobey maguire shares of the profit. also, they had agreed to a huge budget for the film (something like 200 million). with this reboot, they have hired marc webb for a fraction of the cost and the movie is being made for closer to a 10 million dollar budget. it will probably get just as many ticket sales as a 4th raimi film would have and possibly more, especially due to the 3d showings. on a side note, if the cinematography and set design is anywhere near as good as it was in 500 days of summer, im sure this film will at least "look" good.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:04 p.m. CST

    Isn't this 'Peter Parker: The Motion Picture'?

    by Orbots Commander

    I read in a few different places that due to a lower budget on this new Spidey flick, it would center around the daily tribulations of Parker, largely fighting crime in street clothes, and maybe one scene, probably the finale, where he suits up as Spider-Man. Not loving or hating the reboot either way, but I'm sort of underwhelmed. They'd have to knock this one out of the park to get me to care.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:17 p.m. CST

    Looks promising

    by archer1949

    I was not crazy of the first two Spider-Man movies and thought the third one to be an utter piece of detritus. I'm all for a reboot. I hope those are webshooters on his wrists. The organic webshooters concept was idiotic. And for those of you complain about this guy being "too skinny", check out the original Ditko drawings of Spidey. He was SUPPOSED to be skinny. It wasn't until later did they bulk him up to more standard super-hero physique. My main concern is whether or not this Peter Parker is going the mouthy smartass, like in the comics. That's what annoyed me most about the Raimi movies. Maguire was far too dour. Spidey is a guy who NEVER SHUTS UP. He's always wisecracking, especially when fighting. It's his schtick and the movies just ignored it, which is not right. As far as I am concerned, the "Spectacular Spider-Man" cartoon remains the best Spidey adaptation, by far.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:17 p.m. CST

    It's okay.

    by Carl XVI Gustaf

    I wanna stay positive, I really look forward to this reboot. The Raimi-Man flicks never really captured "my" Spidey. But the original suit is my favorite super hero costume. It's kinda crazy if you think about it but it's perfect. Any changes to it, in comics of elsewhere, seems pointless. Still, I'm pretty sure this movie will bring Spidey back big time. Garfield was a good choice! Webb has all my confidence after giving us THAT cameo.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:18 p.m. CST

    They should release another shot with the mask on

    by Ebixby

    I'm game for the tweaks, but it depends on HOW MUCH SHIT they changed... We nee to see a couple more shots where he's not covered in blood, mud whatever with the mask on. Then I decide if I hate it. They released this obscured shot where you cant clearly see the design, which is kind of a dumb move.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:20 p.m. CST

    Oh and I'm not too hot on Garfield either...

    by Ebixby

    or most of the casting... But I hope to eat my words. You never know.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:23 p.m. CST

    What's this thing called?

    by UTexLex

    I hope just Spider-Man 4. I hate subtitles on films or slightly different name-play variations. But market research shows the average moviegoer doesn't respond as well to numbers for sequels, versus subtitles. I, however, prefer numbers. Kind of lame asking your friends "Hey, have you seen The Amazing Spider-Man yet?" or "You seen Transformers: Dark of the Moon yet?" vs "Seen Spider-Man 4 or TF3 yet?"

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:37 p.m. CST

    by eveelcapitalist

    Bad. First, and most importantly, Garfiend just doesn't look the part. He doesn't look like a Peter Parker and he certainly doesn't look like Spider-Man. Was he supposed to have gotten his ass kicked in that shot? Cause judging by the look on his face there it looks like someone slapped his ice cream out of his hand and now Spider-Man is sad. Sad Spider-Man wants ice cream! Secondly, the costume. The design changes are baffling. The red parts on his upper body should all be connected. From his shoulders, down his arms to the gloves on his hands and also down his chest and back down to his waist and circling around. His boots are seperate. It's supposed to indicate that his costume is seperate, homemade pieces. Short, pants, boots, gloves, facemask. Unlike, say, the X-Men or Fantastic Four which is all high tech material stitched together with some kinda sci-fi fabric. This had that one piece professional hero look. Yeah, the flaming gloves are cool I guess? Cause they make you think of those arachnid species that spontaneously burst into flame? HAH! And replacing the silvery wire mesh was just a bad idea. When they debuted Maguire's Spider-Man costume and you saw the wire mesh, it looked sleek, fresh and something that would look great on film. This looks cheap and made-for-TV. It's low budget. It's like Sony said, "Okay, we're gonna make this movie but we don't want to spend a whole lot of money. Cut back where you can." And the first thing they cut was costume and make-up. Garfield's hair? Hey, Garfield, your "signature style" there really needs to go. It not only looks ridiculous, it clashes with the character. Oh, wait, you can't. The moment you cut your hair people will forget what you look like. And it's being directed by some dude who's done nothing but shitty little rom-coms. Key to success, baby! My theory that Sony is trying to poison the franchise before handing it back to Disney is proving correct.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:40 p.m. CST

    I just wonder what the 3D will be like

    by KevinMuller

    Is it going to be a regular movie in 3D or is Webber going to give us something special. I hope it kind of embraces its comic books routes. I imagine something like speed racer, the look, not feel, working beautifully.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:40 p.m. CST

    And I see nothing indicating webshooters

    by eveelcapitalist

    Just backlighting reflecting off the costume.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:41 p.m. CST

    can't wait to see how he comes up with his costume!

    by nametaken

    its gonna be hilarious, maybe even a montage.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:43 p.m. CST

    Not a fan of the redesign... the mask will tell.

    by Chewtoy

    I kind of hate redesign for redesign's sake. There's plenty of room for variation in how you do the classic suit, as proved by the variety of artists that have handled Spidey over the years. I wasn't that down on this project before, but this doesn't inspire confidence from me.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:47 p.m. CST

    Stan Lee has done so many cameos

    by D o o d

    he should be in the band Cameo! Word Up!

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:51 p.m. CST


    by Sir Loin

    because he's never known the touch of a woman. Not even my mom's. Imagine if AICN had full HTML tags, that kid would be posting all of his YouTube Michael Jackson/Jeffrey Dahmer dedication videos.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST

    I feel betrayed....

    by MajorFrontbum

    ...I was expecting a picture of Spiderman in a Garfield outfit.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8 p.m. CST

    For fucks sake! Give the man a cup.

    by Sean Finnesey

    I dont want to see his spidey cock pointing up on a fifty foot screen.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:02 p.m. CST

    People think this is a good idea?!

    by spire_walk

    Maybe you guys are more in-the-know than I am, and this might turn out being bad-ass.... but every fiber in my being says this reboot will suck, and that it's a cash grab targeted at the teenie bopper crowd. If this were a Spider Man TV series, I'd be more into it. Otherwise, I think this is Hollywood at its most ridiculous and will fail. It's time to sell your stock in a studio when its goal is to keep remaking and keep lowering the target age demographic on a franchise that just left the theaters 5 minutes ago. Seriously, when the most jaded, cynical group of movie buffs thinks this is a good idea, I start worrying... either I'm dead wrong about this film or you guys have lowered your standards to a god-awfully low level.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:05 p.m. CST


    by dukeroberts

    I'm not crazy about the costume. The Raimi movies did veer a little off the classic costume, but this one does even more. We'll wait and see.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:05 p.m. CST

    I don't get it.

    by KonkBob

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:11 p.m. CST

    i like it

    by fat_rancor_keeper

    it took me a moment to get used to it - but's cool. Very stylized and different than the last one which to me was more of a classic Spidey look with a standard Hollywood twist. We can pretty much assume from the vibe of the costume that the mask is going to be just as stylized. I'm going to guess they are going to go with larger evil/sinister looking eyes. We shall see.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:11 p.m. CST


    by Meadowe

    And then post Dylan Baker getting pissed that it's not him playing the role. He'll be at Billy Dee Williams' house.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:12 p.m. CST

    Watch this be the first suit he makes, like a prototype

    by Dharma4

    before he busts out the perfected one. Lol at the trolls and smart-asses who have it all figured out.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:15 p.m. CST

    He looks far more like Peter Parker

    by Nerd Rage

    than Tobey "blue-eyed and stocky" Maguire

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:17 p.m. CST

    Tobey Maguire and Tom Cruise are short and stocky

    by Nerd Rage

    Jason Alexander is short and fat. Spider-man is an ectomorph just like Garfield.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:18 p.m. CST

    Unless you wanted Vulturess as the villain and

    by Nerd Rage

    half the budget going to bored actors, thank your lucky stars for a reboot.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:21 p.m. CST

    Now THAT looks like Peter Parker

    by 3D-Man

    I liked Spider-Man 1 and 2, but never fully bought into Tobey Maguire as Parker.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:25 p.m. CST

    Another overdesigned clusterfuck

    by Dark Knight Lite

    I have no problems with a skinny Spidey, since that's the way Ditko originally drew him, but that suit is crap.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 8:36 p.m. CST

    So....freakin'....THIN !

    by aphextwin

    at least Tobey trained hard to match the role physically, here it looks like Garfield just stepped out of The Social network, fully unprepared

  • maybe this is one of his prototype suits in the fliq...either way, I thinq the suit leaves a lot to be desired, and hopefully they upgrade it between now and summer 2012.

  • I thought garfield would've tried to bulk up like the tobester did for the first fliq, but I guess he and Marc Webb had other plans.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9 p.m. CST

    Looks good

    by LLcruize2

    I like the small flourishes here and there of new design compared to the first three movies. They have kept the classic look. I like there isn't all the fake muscle padding in this one, that was one of the things I did not like about the first three. I have to agree with those who have already mentioned it, I think Garfield's longer and lankier body looks more like the Spider-Man that I remember as a kid.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:02 p.m. CST

    There they are, mechanical web shooters.

    by Monolith_Jones

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:02 p.m. CST

    Garfield has a strange shaped...

    by kubricksnutsack

    ...head... It's gonna look strange with the mask on.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:02 p.m. CST

    Also, looks like the"belt"is torn off in battle.

    by Monolith_Jones

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:05 p.m. CST

    He's on his way to a fetish ball.

    by Jaka


  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:22 p.m. CST


    by elsewhere

    Just kidding. I'm sure they won't detract from the overall look of the costume. As for the people complaining about Garfield being emo, did you watch Spider-Man 3? Actually did you watch the whole trilogy? Every other scene had Maguire pouting, sobbing or looking abysmal. ..and since people are discussing Garfield big head (it is big) hasn't Spider-Man always had a big head? Remember when Casper Van Dien was up for the role of Spider-Man in Cameron's version? That dudes got a huge head.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:25 p.m. CST

    Meh on this Spiderman Returns suit.

    by Thanos0145

    Don't fix what isn't broken (Steve Ditko design).

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:35 p.m. CST

    It looks cool but...

    by bloodawn5

    the spider in his chest looks la little odd, hope is just shadows?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:48 p.m. CST

    I like this... in fact...

    by VinnyMac666

    I like everything I've seen of this flick so far. HOWEVER, I cannot get excited about it at all. Not one bit. My inner geek's heart just isn't in it.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:49 p.m. CST

    Who thinks this film will be any good?

    by angry_spacboy

    In classic talkback tradition, the vast majority of us will have already made our minds up on whether or not this film will be shit, despite ofcourse not seeing one second of it. How about a snap poll? I'm going for shit, which also goes for Thor, Transformers 3, Thing prequel/reboot/whatfuckingever, Xmen first class, Alien prequel (sadly), Total recall remake, and anything with Russell fucking Brand in.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:49 p.m. CST

    Looks like a...

    by frankenberry

    It really does look like a penis. You can even easily see where the 'head' begins.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 9:56 p.m. CST

    The webbing does kind of form a vagina on his chest.

    by Chewtoy

    Not to be crude, but an oval with pointed top and bottom is pretty much the standard for symbolic representations of a vagina. Why would anyone design the lines on a superhero's chest to form that?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:04 p.m. CST

    I agree with angry_spacboy

    by Keats

    All those movies will suck. Also Guillermo Del Toro’s At the Mountains of Madness.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:06 p.m. CST


    by Keats

    mechanical web shooters are more idiotic than organic ones.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:10 p.m. CST

    Not bad.

    by Playkins

    I'd rather have a faithful version of the comic Spidey (which is what I thought they did great in Raimi's), but this looks good. Andrew Garfield looks damned good as Parker, too.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:13 p.m. CST

    oh dear...

    by scrote

    this and the fact they signed a director named Webb. What shit are they smokin these days...sheeesh....

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:14 p.m. CST

    ...and golden web-shooters?? come on....

    by scrote

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:26 p.m. CST


    by Wallyrus

    Ever since Marvel got into the movie business I automatically consider any non-Marvel produced movie from one of their IP's blasphemy. Anyways, remember the big controversy over the bio-webshooter decision for the Sam Raimi series, what's the word-on-the-street for this new one?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:29 p.m. CST


    by angry_spacboy

    Escape from New York remake and the inevitable Robocop remake.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:33 p.m. CST

    Just give us lots of real stunts!

    by cgih8r

    One of my biggest pet peeves in Raimi's movies was his shittorrific looking CGI spiderman and every CGI scene in those movies. I'll give them a pass on Dr. Octopus because that actually worked but all the rest was crap like watching Roger Rabbit jumping around on screen defying the laws of physics as if he was in toon town. But don't get me wrong I'm very optimistic for this movie.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:36 p.m. CST

    Really pissed off

    by angry_spacboy

    with all the Carpenter remakes. Most of his early films are leaders in their genre, making a remake pointless and doomed to failure. Of all his films, the only one that i think would benefit a remake is They Live, and even that film has a good cult following. Slightly off topic.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:38 p.m. CST

    Sorry Green Lantern's mask is too gay to look past

    by cgih8r

    It's just so GAY

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:46 p.m. CST

    What's up with that god damn spider?

    by kevred

    I can hardly see the rest of the costume for that piece-of-crap spider design in the center of it. The Johnny Weir comparison made above is right on the money. Peter Parker's a non-hip science nerd, not some kind of sparkly fashion designer. Combined with those horrible gloves and tons of over-stylized ornamentation around the costume, it looks like garbage. The costume design also exaggerates Garfield's existing too-tall lankiness, which seems like a mistake. Slim is fine, but the design itself makes him look too tall. And did they dye his hair black? Hopefully not. Garfield already looks a dead ringer for classic Romita Spidey in the face. To emo-ize him and exaggerate his inappropriate height is to squander some great qualities he already had in place. Overall this reeks like crazy of Twilight-style humorless emo melodrama, which is totally wrong for the character. Hopefully it doesn't represent the true tone of the film. And on the big image, it sure as heck looks like web-shooter discs on both his wrists. Which would be kind of a pathetic gesture after so over-stylizing the rest of the costume. Sincerely hope this film turns out to be great. But that doesn't make me like this image.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:49 p.m. CST



    It's the one thing that really pissed me off about the Raimi movies. I used to read Spidey as a kid and loved his witty banter when he was fighting the bad guys. He better make some jokes in this or I'm going to be pissed off.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 10:52 p.m. CST

    cgih8r, I agree with you.

    by kevred

    There were a lot of things I liked about Raimi's films, but the CG leaping and swinging bored me throughout. There's no gravity, no drama, no suspense in a CG figure flopping around. True in the SW prequels, true in LOTR, true in Spidey. It would be tough to avoid CG figures altogether in a Spidey film, but I hope they use it more minimally than Raimi did. Give us something that really puts us on the edge of the seat, not something that reminds us of the laughably bad dramatic sequences in video games (which, sorry to say gamers, are all shudderingly awful).

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 11:04 p.m. CST

    Hmmm Kinda Rough.

    by Norman Colson

    Damn peter you had one wild night. lmao.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 11:04 p.m. CST

    Mechanical webshooters are idiotic?

    by Nerd Rage

    If spider was trapped in a human body what would it do for webbing. That's right, it would be forced to turn to science and chemistry and invent them. Mechs are far more inspired and metaphorical than plain and boring organics which is just another predictable, freak mutation. Boy gets bit by spider, boy gets spider parts. Whooptey dooo! A toddler could've came up with organics.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 11:06 p.m. CST

    kevred thankyou!

    by cgih8r

    I mean sure they'll need CG for some scenes but at least do a decent job and respect the law of gravity! The physics of CGI characters have been so completely off for over a decade, it takes you out of it. Before anyone jumps on me and points out all the movies I'm forgetting that did a good job like District 9 (fantastic), I'm just talking about most of them. Did you see that recent trailer for Priest? God awful CGI.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 11:14 p.m. CST

    Don't get the Twilight comparisons.

    by Nerd Rage

    Twilight is a cheesy soap opera. Nothing indicates this Spider-man movie will be anything like that.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 11:35 p.m. CST

    nerd rage

    by Keats

    A toddler could have come up with organic web shooters because they make obvious sense. Both mechanical and organic shooters are impossible, but since Peter has already acquired numerous other impossible powers from the spider bite, it is a lot simpler just to say that he also got the web shooting ability, rather than having a second impossible event occur, namely his invention of the mechanical web shooters. It’s occam’s razor.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 11:44 p.m. CST

    i like organics

    by Norman Colson

    a whole bunch of times the mechanical web shooters was great but they was used TOO often as a plot device, oh no im out of fluid and im falling, or i need to reload before the bad guy gets me. it became too predictable. I remember when peter got the organic web shooters in the comics, he became a whole lot more better, because there was no need for a reload. And they better come up with a good explanation of how he figured out the scientific formula to replicate and enhance spider webbing? They always said the spider gave him the information? How through genetic memory?

  • Jan. 13, 2011, 11:47 p.m. CST

    This has sort of a "Kick-Ass" vibe to it.

    by dailysportspages

    And thats a good thing. The story of how Kick-Ass decides and then attempts to become a super hero reminded me of how the early attempts at heroism should be displayed for Spiderman.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, midnight CST

    tvs-frank re: web shooters

    by kevred

    tvs-frank (great handle, btw), everything you say about the web shooters is sound. One rationale for the mechanical web shooters is that it's an expression of Parker's scientific genius. It's his interest in science that put him in the position to be bitten in the first place and it's also deeply connected to his social standing & awkwardness. So by removing the mechanical shooters, you essentially remove all his super-powered state's connection to his personality. Thus, when he's acting as Spider-Man, there's no trace of Parker left. The mechanical shooters did make for an occasionally tiring plot device in the old comics, but I liked that a big part of Spidey's hero persona relied on his intellect and non-super-powered abilities. Which, as with anyone, is fallible, and that nicely paralleled his ordinary life, where his smarts and talent couldn't keep his personal life on an even keel. Your take on organic shooters makes more logical sense, but through the lens of the suspended-disbelief dramatic narrative, having Parker complement his natural powers with scientific ones is a very tidy package.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 12:12 a.m. CST


    by tao_pilot

    You're absolutely right, it does look CHEAP! Which doesn't fit at all with the fact that Peter Parker is a billionaire and the head of a major corporation... wait a minute... oh, that's Bruce Wayne? Nevermind, I retract my statement.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 12:15 a.m. CST

    Looks great.

    by Se7en

    Now make him shoot out sarcastic jokes out of his mouth and we're good to go.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 12:27 a.m. CST

    Simple and obvious is a step backwards.

    by Nerd Rage

    Organics add nothing to the Spider-man character except simplicity. Mechs on the other hand give the character range and sophistication. Parker isn't just a bite victim who grows spider organs. He is what a spider would be in a human society. He's a genius inventor and chemist who creates a device to trap bad guys. There's an actual parallel drawn between nature's ingenuity and human technology. Also Parker's genius is displayed everytime he shoots his webs. Clearly he couldn't be the same superhero if we were not a brainy nerd. Anybody could've became Spider-man with organics. What's the point of Parker being a super-smart nerd if they don't relate to him being Spider-man? Why omit one of the coolest gadgets in comic book history and and give Spider-man uninspired, predictable powers all for the sake of simplicity?

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 12:38 a.m. CST

    by MikeTheSpike

    Maybe this is him coming back after the wrestling match, after Uncle Ben's been murdered, and after he confronts the mugger. You heard it here first!!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 1:26 a.m. CST

    oh boo hoo talkbackers

    by Adelai Niska

    Maguire was too old; Garfield's too young <p> Unless they pull a Batman and Robin costume on us BE HAPPY THAT IT LOOKS GOOD

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 1:28 a.m. CST

    his chest is clawed open

    by Adelai Niska

    that's why the logo looks funny.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 1:28 a.m. CST

    ...oh, so twinkie and cute!

    by schulzcreative

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 1:30 a.m. CST


    by Grrrr....

    .... mask is @#$%ing off AGAIN?!!! Good gawd man, do you want me to throw something at your head?! I also hate people bitching about 1 off photo's but I really am not digging that suit..... Shit, starting to see why people got so upset over the 'Flames on Optimus' story..... I'm keeping my mind open but label me as disappointed (so far...)

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 2:05 a.m. CST


    by ImJustSaying

    Yeah, Spider-Man's about to seriously fuck up his best friend's laptop. You guys don't see the rage about to happen there? I do. This Spidey ain't Emo, he's Tional. Whatever that means. But in all seriousness I think this looks pretty dope. I've fucking loved organic shooters until I just read what NERD RAGE said. That's awesome, I dig it. But yeah, Spider-Man just got his ass handed to him, give him a break. When you see this little bastard get back in the ring you'll be loving it. I just hope they explain how he got his costume this time. That was my least favorite part of the first movie, how he just showed up with this totally badass suit. WHAT? WHO? WHERE? HOW? I needed to know. Request number two: PLEASE LET HIM HAVE BIG GLOWING WHITE EYES. A) It'd look pretty cool. B) If it works well Batman can finally fucking get them! WHITE TRIANGLE EYES, IT'S ALL HE'S FUCKING MISSING, NOLAN! It's the only part of The Dark Knight you really fucked up! Ok, that's all. Oh wait, EMMA STONE IS FIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINE! That's all.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 2:15 a.m. CST

    I just don't care much for Garfield

    by The Founder

    That's all.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 2:18 a.m. CST

    I think its kinda cool...

    by theblackvegtable

    Sort of has that home made look about it, this movie might be pretty cool

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 2:27 a.m. CST

    Vastly superior to Raimi's spider-suit...

    by Captain Happy

    darker, less bright...this is where we want Spidey to go...

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:11 a.m. CST

    How come he can cut and sew to perfection

    by BenBraddock

    ... but can't draw a spider for shit? Hopefully it's his own first prototype... but my fear is it's the real deal.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:11 a.m. CST

    That's what i'm talking about!!

    by John Monad

    Fuckin' A!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:13 a.m. CST

    "darker, less bright...this is where we want Spidey to go... "

    by buggerbugger

    Hmm, I must have missed that particular memo.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:13 a.m. CST

    I'm fucking pumped for this shit!

    by John Monad

    Garfield is gonna fucking DESTROY tobey's take on the character. He has a much better look for it too... tall and lanky, as opposed to short and squat/stocky... After seeing Andrew's work in The Social Network... i couldn't be more excited to see this :-D

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:14 a.m. CST

    The Founder is a...

    by John Monad

    DUMB-FUCK. That's all.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:16 a.m. CST

    Man... that is SO fuckin' Peter Parker right thur...

    by John Monad

    This just made my goddamn day :-) Now if only they could've picked a better looking girl for Gwen Stacy... Like Amanda Seyfreid or some shit. Boooooo the plain and homely Emma Stone... BOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:17 a.m. CST

    love the suit

    by smackfu

    Thank God they got rid of Raimi's shitty silver webbing. Great looking suit, and it actually has a real person in it this time to boot.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:19 a.m. CST

    That suit looks itchy

    by Bobo_Vision

    Makes me feel itchy.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:21 a.m. CST

    Good call on the "claw marks" on his chest...

    by John Monad

    That would certainly confirm the Lizard rumor floating around the net... However, if you look closely... they almost look like burn marks or something. Electro? Shocker, perhaps??

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:29 a.m. CST

    And for composer this time?

    by John Monad

    I would go with either Elliot Goldenthal (i've been waiting for him to score a superhero flick besides the one shitty batman film he got to do... really underrated composer - see Alien 3, Interview with the Vampire and Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within for further evidence...), or James Newton Howard. Although, Michael Giacchino would be interesting... and the most inspired choice, and biggest stretch would be newcomer James Peterson. He did an absolutely AMAZING score for the small film "Red Canvas", which was seen by pretty much nobody. Anyone that loves film music and hasn't heard that score should most definitely check it out :-)

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:40 a.m. CST

    "burn marks or something. Electro? Shocker, perhaps??"

    by buggerbugger

    Shocker doesn't dish out electric shocks, he vibrates things.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:48 a.m. CST


    by sonnyfern

    I always thought that idea was pretty dumb. If Peter Parker could make something so freaking amazing all he'd have to do is sell it to the military and become a millionaire. I mean those webshooters are an amazing invention, would change the face of the world, that's why I liked the idea of the web shooting out of his wrist.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 4:02 a.m. CST

    Completely underwhelmed

    by DVaderRIP

    I never wanted to see an 'ultimates' (AKA kiddies) version of Spiderman. What I wanted was for Sam Raimi to get the chance to make up for the mess that was Spiderman 3. Will be passing on this, thanks - but I'm sure the kids will flock to see it.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 4:03 a.m. CST

    Emo Man

    by Stalkeye

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 4:33 a.m. CST


    by PleaseWipeMyAss


  • Jan. 14, 2011, 4:44 a.m. CST

    Pause for a moment and take a look at his head...

    by Ballbag

    ...pretty big right? I mean he has a long face and then a big fucking mop of hair that almost doubles the size of his head again. Now imagine stretching a spidey mask over that big head, it would look kinda silly wouldnt it? All long with lumpy bits all over the place from his gigantic mullet underneath. Tobey wore a head shaped cast under his suit which made the mask sit on a perfectly shaped head. Thank god for that eh Garfield? BUT WAIT! Think of the size of the head cast in comparison to his body (I mean theres a lot of head and hair to be cramming in there), we gonna have one pretty huge headed spiderman!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 4:45 a.m. CST

    Giggitty Giggitty Giggitty....

    by The Chebb sucks! Why fuck with what's an iconic costume? Like the Superman Returns suit with all the little "S"s....really, really LAME-O!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 4:56 a.m. CST

    With a bare bodkin

    by Mr Gorilla

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 4:58 a.m. CST

    Looks like a fucking diving suit...Jesus!!!

    by ratpack223

    Where are the webs???!!! Thanks Avi Rad to screw ths one up full throttle...idiot!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 5:33 a.m. CST


    by Grrrr....

    ...seeing the very big version of this picture I changed my mind. It actually doesn't look to bad.... Sorry, carry on.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 5:34 a.m. CST

    I've never seen...

    by Crusher Creel

    ...such a bunch of whiny asshole nerds in a talkback session before. The suit looks fuckin badass, go watch Spider-Man 3 the part where they're dancing and making eggs you bunch of "i'm going to be negative and make some stupid attempt at a clever remark" Assholes

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 5:46 a.m. CST

    You Created This " CHILDREN " !!!!

    by Gorilla_balls

    with negative comments about weightlifters or muscle-men.....than this will be Hollywood's and the american film industry's answer " anorectic looking,starved thin you would mistaken them for prepubescent GIRLS

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 5:48 a.m. CST

    this is what you recieve for making fun of weightlifters

    by Gorilla_balls

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 5:51 a.m. CST

    Prepubescent girls mistaken for a boys......

    by Gorilla_balls

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 6:17 a.m. CST

    he is dirty,bloody, or muddy...

    by Ebixby

    the spider is obscured. they did this on purpose so when they release the full picture it will have a more positive response. you internet post maniacs need to calm down.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 6:41 a.m. CST


    by jack black

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 7:24 a.m. CST

    needs the belt strip...

    by 1st and only

    looks like a mankini without it!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 7:45 a.m. CST

    I'm digging this pic

    by Youguysgotanymilk

    Glad they changed it up a little but not too much <p> love the overall tone of the picture, head down, torn up face and costume, etc. <p> Web shooters!!!!! <p> Not too crazy about the gloves, kinda gives me a Spiderman 2099 vibe. It also needs a belt. <p> Cant wait to see the mask and what the Lizzard looks like! <p> I am really excited about this movie now. While I wasn't thrilled about the idea of a reboot, hopefully this will give them a chance to do Venom correctly and also hopefully we'll get a better design for the Green Goblin (not the Ultimate version please)

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 7:49 a.m. CST


    by NightArrows

    It looks WORSE when you enlarge it. Looks like fucking plastic. Going to give the film a chance for sure, but the suit so far looks like shit.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 8 a.m. CST

    Looks uncomfortable...

    by HarryKnowlesNonExistentInceptionReview

    ...What with that thong that runs from his nads all the way up and around his shoulders.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 8:26 a.m. CST


    by NightArrows

    This is what we "get" for making fun of weightlifters? An actor with the same type of body Peter had in high school? So what you're saying is we get MORE accurate casting? Perfect!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 8:40 a.m. CST

    Now THAT looks like a costume a teen would make!

    by Snake Foreskin

    Way to go production... it looks like an adult Halloween costume version of the Raimi Spiderman suit. This is an inane idea that will fail miserably at the Box Office. It's TOO SOON!!!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 8:44 a.m. CST

    Is he a swimmer? Is this a speed suit? LAME!

    by Snake Foreskin

    They must've changed the storyline to make Peter a geeky member of the swim team. Tell me they are the Forest Hills Fightin' Arachnids!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 8:47 a.m. CST

    I want to hate this

    by craptacular

    ....but he looks right, and sweet jeebus are those web shooters. Now we just need to make sure there aren't any dance numbers and things might actually work out. He looks more nimble than seabiscuitman.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 8:48 a.m. CST

    We Need to Reboot Green Hornet.....

    by DarfurOnTheRocks2

    I think that it is time....

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 8:54 a.m. CST

    Cue the Garfield Music.....

    by DarfurOnTheRocks2

    All we need now is Oppie and Lasagna :)

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 9:11 a.m. CST

    boner contest

    by ieatgarbage

    i dont know who i like more mike cera or this cat. both give me good wood.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 9:12 a.m. CST

    I'm so glad he's not bulky

    by D.Vader

    A swimmers build looks much better on Spidey than a gymnast's.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 9:31 a.m. CST

    I like it

    by Kammich

    Enough of a departure to be unique, not too much of a departure to be frustrating. I'm pleased to see what appears to be webshooters, and the abstract look of the spider emblem is pretty cool. I'm completely against another origin story, but I'm excited to see fresh blood take over the franchise. I just hope this film has a better explanation for the immensely expensive looking suit... Raimi's Spider-man was like, "oh, look I'm drawing costume concepts with magic markers. I'm broke as hell, but HEY -- look at this amazingly crafted suit that I found in a trunk under my bed."

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 10:03 a.m. CST

    Organic web shooters are stupid

    by LesterDelRay

    If Peter Parker gained the ability to spin spider silk it would come from his nipples not his wrists: Mechanical web shooters may be hard to believe but this is fantasy, people.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 10:16 a.m. CST


    by cash55

    Not sure about the rubber look of the suit. If any hero warrants spandex it's spidey. Is it just me, or does it look like he may be missing a utility belt?

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 10:17 a.m. CST

    Shoot, the web shooters don't matter guys

    by D.Vader

    There are pros and cons on both sides that make sense. One isn't superior to the other, it just comes down to matter of preference really. Can't we agree on that?

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 10:17 a.m. CST


    by cash55

    Where's the armpit webbing?

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 10:56 a.m. CST

    Mechanical web shooters are stupid

    by jack black

    If Peter Parker had the intellect to make a super glue it would use it to get insanely rich and help people more efficiently while doing his hero fantasy.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 10:59 a.m. CST

    Organic web shooters are superior dvader

    by jack black


  • Jan. 14, 2011, 11:01 a.m. CST

    I don't mind the look

    by Amazing Maurice

    Maguire's costume had the 'raised' webbing. This has the webbing cut into it. But it all depends on the mask. Still, I can't really be fucked with this movie at all. Franchises, Franchises, Franchises. Remakes, reboots, reimagenings, sequels, adaptations.... I'm just so fucking bored of it all.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 11:02 a.m. CST



    That spider emblem on his chest looks more like a mosquito.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 11:03 a.m. CST

    Peter Parker is also an anime nerd and hardcore cosplayer

    by Johnno

    There, I just solved all of your costume quandries... Think this costume is hard for a kid to put together? You wouldn't believe the lengths and fantastic stuff cosplayers in real life manage to pull off. I don't see anything so hard here. Money issues? You spidey 'fans' do remember he used his powers to wrestle and make money and shit putting a paper bag over his head? Also aside from being a science nerd, apparently the spider bite gave Peter an intuitive nowledge about webbing to make his web shooters much like his spidey sense. There's nothing wrong with this costume. You people will complain about anything. I'm liking this so far. I don't mind a reboot providing they do things right this time. Though unfortunately I was hoping for Gwen Stacy being one of those things.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 11:06 a.m. CST

    The costume looks fine; it's just not Spiderman


    It's Mosquito Man!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 11:10 a.m. CST

    Isn't it about time they reboot Avatar?


    The 3D is so 2009.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 11:57 a.m. CST


    by DonQuixote

    Re the first reveal of Maguire as Spidey pic -- yes! It inspired (at least for me) immediate confidence in the movie & a lot of excitement about how well they were going to translate what "worked" from the comics to the screen. On the other hand, I also remember my first very negative reaction (back when I was but a much, much younger comics/movie junkie) to the Keaton-as-Batman picture (which I saw in Time magazine), and going on to be relatively entertained by the end results. So I will strive to cling to my own highfalutin' advice about reserving judgment until it's all up on screen. Garfield's a fine actor---and who knows, maybe this is the Spidey 1.0 suit (like Maguire's hilarious homemade wrestler costume) and there'll be a more traditional 2.0 version later in the story...I'll be plopping down my $ to see it anyway!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 12:15 p.m. CST

    Killik, I feel like I'm in that Southpark Buck Rogers episode

    by D.Vader

    Where God is dead and all the wars are over what's the best name for the atheists, AAA or UAA. And everyone ends their argument with FACT!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 12:41 p.m. CST

    I'm not sure what about that costume looks home-made.

    by Chewtoy

    It looks every bit as expensive and manufactured as Maguire's costume to me, only with some questionable design choices (Seriously? On a guy this skinny, they do away with all horizontals and make everything trailing vertical lines fading towards his crotch? The webs form a gaping vagina on his chest? Gloves that look like they were lifted from the X-games?) I'm kind of curious as to what's supposed to be happening in this scene, what with him apparently at ground level in the city, no mask, backpack over his shoulder. Way to keep that secret identity buddy.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 1:33 p.m. CST

    Who really wants a handmade costume?

    by D.Vader

    Man it would look *terrible*.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 1:36 p.m. CST

    One extreme to the other. Meh.

    by JediTray

    Too skinny, don't like gloves, don't like the Tim Burton treatment of the chest emblem.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 1:36 p.m. CST

    Might as well go back to mech web shooter with this...

    by HarryKnowlesNonExistentInceptionReview the paltry budget Webb has to work with, plus the studio's stipulation that he focus on the Twilight-esque teen romance angle, and the fact that Webb has zero experience directing action, there's not gonna be to many awesome web-spinning scenes in the thing anyway. Look for laughably bad CGI action resembling the aforementioned Twilight series. Maybe I'll watch a few minutes when it shows up on basic cable.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 1:52 p.m. CST

    A request

    by Keith

    Harry, can you make a second version of this site specifically for people aged 30 and above? Thanks.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 1:52 p.m. CST

    The reason Parker doesn't get rich with webshooter tech

    by Nerd Rage

    The same reason he doesn't get rich pro-wrestling. "With great power comes great responsibility". When his uncle died Parker decided to use his gifts for saving people. Why would he use his intellectual gifts to get rich and reserve his physical gifts only for helping others?

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 2 p.m. CST

    Where is the red waist?

    by Detective_Fingerling

    Looks like a punisher skull without it. Also, will this version PLEASE have the fat spider on the back!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 3:21 p.m. CST

    All you complainers will be there opening weekend!

    by chadiwack

    So cut all the bs. You obviously have an interest in Spider-Man. You clicked on this link. You invested time in leaving a comment. So calm down. Sam Raimi's Spider-Man was decidedly average. My opinion is that "2" was the best with Alfred Molina. I'm stoked they are rebooting this franchise. Hopefully they'll get it right this time round.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 4:42 p.m. CST


    by elsewhere

    Those questionable design choices you just pointed out are exactly why this looks homemade. Like he through a bunch of random shit together to make a costume. I'm sure the costume will get more refined either by the end of the movie or subsequent sequels.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 8:55 p.m. CST

    raimi spiderman was shit

    by monster man

    think this looks amazing , i must be one of the only spiderman fans who thought raimi films were to predictable , the new suit looks cool which is something the raimi films were missing , i think my problem was with tobey maguire in the old films because he played it a bit too geeky , hopefully the new spiderman will have some balls

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 9:12 p.m. CST

    I hate no life whiners..

    by Nuck81

    Is you're life so pathetic that you have to nitpick and bitch about every little detail of a picture of a comic book character in a fictional movie?? HE"S TOO SILVER!!! I like the look, hope the movie is cool, and don't drag as much as the first three!!

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 9:52 p.m. CST

    Bitch, bitch, bitch

    by Double M

    Guess what fuckers, regardless of fanboy opinion, this thing is going to make a bajillion dollars so get used to this guys's mug popping out of the spider suit for at least one sequel. On that note, I think he looks gay.

  • Combined with the spider legs trailing all the way down to his junk. Does spider-man have a new hypnotizing-cock power that I don't know about? Is this the opposite of the batman symbol, where enemies are now coaxed into aiming at his balls?

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 10:26 p.m. CST

    Why, oh why, is this being remade?

    by fastcars

    It's just the height of pointlessness. This can't bomb quick enough.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 11:13 p.m. CST

    Patton Was Right

    by musically_endowed

    Now that being a nerd is becoming the social norm, nerds are becoming bigger faggots than usual. Remember when they showed pictures of Tobey the first time? Everyone was in love. That`s because we weren`t used to getting high budget flicks of movies we constantly talked about with our friends, expressing anger with hollywood for not taking steps towards logical properties. We knew it couldn`t fail. Now in this day and age, when we are getting drowned in comic book movies, we only complain about costumes. Anyways I`m glad they`re starting over. Raimi, while totally in love with the subject matter, totally cast the role wrong. Tobey McGuire is a bitch. Dunst obviously sucks, but she got written as a dumb bitch. I think this is Fox`s bid to get Spidey in consideration for Avengers 2. So roll on Suedo Ultimate Spiderman! Sorry about the formatting, this site is hard to post on with my dumb phone. .

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 11:15 p.m. CST

    It's growing on me. If they--

    by chifforobe

    --show him making the suit, I'll be happy. I'm glad to see webshooters and black web-lines, plus no super-muscles or Batman rubber. But I want to buy that a teenager made this suit-- and it would be nice for the over-all movie to be, you know, good. Also, 'double m'-- of course the lines are pointing to his crotch. This is the ultimate teen hero, a geeky loner who shoots semen out of his wrists. The original suit has a giant red arrow pointed at his junk. That's how he thinks.

  • Jan. 14, 2011, 11:35 p.m. CST

    I for one have been 100% uninterested in this

    by southafricanguy

    film, which is odd as Im a big spidy fan. It just always felt way too soon for a "reboot". But I have to admit that the more and more im hearing and seeing about this in terms of the casting, and now this starting to get interested. This picture certainly seems to indcate a very different take on spidy...and frankly thank heavens. I like Raimi's first two films and I think they are both good, if unexceptional. They got a lot right, but a lot wrong too imho. Dunst was always a bad MJ, and Spidy never wise cracked. Personally Im happy about the mechanical web shooters simply because that alone will create a different feel to this. But I really think some people need to calm down and stop being childish. Does it matter wether organic or mech? Both have now become part of the Spidy lore, and really im fine with either. There are plenty of arguments that can be made for the use of either. The costume is interesting looking, I personally like how its darker, and is different to Raimi's films costumes. Imho it seems like this Spidy will be a darker, more "real world" take on Spidy ala Nolan's Batman films, as opposed to Raimi's films being more comparable to Burton's Batman films. The one thing I am very curious about is how the fuck they will pull this off on a supposed 80 million budget? Surely you simply cant do Spidy and the Lizard without having to use complex effects? Anyone got any ideas on how the hell this is supposed to work? Also, Marc Webb is a very interesting choice for this. Will be very interesting to see what an indie director will bring to something like a big superhero film.

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 12:35 a.m. CST

    Psycho Spider-Man

    by Ricky Retardo

    He looks like Norman Bates. He wouldn't even hurt a fly.

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 2:29 a.m. CST

    I Figured A Bunch of You Twinky Assholes

    by Queefer Sutherland

    would have problems with things looking different. Probably the same kind of assholes who can't stand it when their favorite pencil isn't perfectly parallel to the edge of the desk. Freaking damn ADD motherfuckers! I think it looks pretty good. Better than the first. I never cared that much for Tobey Maguire myself, so I'll give this brat a chance.

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 4:39 a.m. CST

    Like the costume

    by ninpobugei

    Grittier looking costume & skinnier kid makes me hope this is darker, like he's in real danger fighting the bad guys. PLEASE keep the bio-webshooters. Some kid gaining super powers AND coming up with gadgets worthy of Tony Stark or Reed Richards is just a bit much to believe (webshooters, spider tracking devices, etc. in the comics).</p> <p> I also like that the costume is darker with the black webbing lines and more scaling effects, which will make the costume seem creepier. One of the interesting things in the early comics was that people were kind of creeped out by Spiderman, so it kind of makes sense that the costume would take on a kid's more literal sense of a spider, even if it's not what mainstream America would want (i.e. a bright and inspirational costume like Superman wears).</p> <p> One odd choice is that the gloves don't appear to be gloves, but seem fully a part of the sleeves of the suit (not terribly practical, unless there's a split in the wrist).</p> <p> Overall, I give it a solid A.

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 4:45 a.m. CST


    by DarkHawke

    THIS is the best they could come up with for this wholly unnecessary reboot? I suppose this could be post-combat, which'd be why it looks so fucked up, and the lighting ain't so hot either, but still. The best thing we geeks could do for Spider-man is just not go see this oncoming travesty. If we can help crater this useless movie, Sony will abandon the franchise and it'll revert to Marvel/Disney control where it'll get better treatment and maybe even the Raimi/Maguire make-good that they were trying to do before the plug got pulled.

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 9:18 a.m. CST

    It makes me sad...

    by Sparhawk38

    I know the 3rd film was a let down, but taking my son to see the first film was one of the most perfect days ever and a great memory. I want Spiderman to continue, but this just isn't clicking for me. I think the people involved are great, but something is off. I am a die-hard Amazing Spiderman fan. I have issue #14 from the mid sixties that introduced Goblin. It isn't close to mint because I read it to death. I loved all things Spiderman but never completely connected with "Spectacular Spiderman". Probably an age thing... This doesn't have the feel of what Spectacular Spiderman was, but I get the same feeling about it as a fan. I hope it is great...just not feeling it right now.

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 2:55 p.m. CST


    by Lord Elric

    "Ahem" Can we PLEASE...Keep...The...Mask...ON...Spidey? Huh? Is it too much to ask for? It was pretty dramatic the first time, but it's becoming a bad cliche now. Please... mask ON when in outfit. Thank you.

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 3:08 p.m. CST

    How can anyone say Spider-Man 2 dragged?

    by SithMenace

    Are we supposed to have non stop action from beginning to end? You know there's this thing called character development, and without it action scenes mean nothing. Look at the prequels for a perfect example. SM2 had a perfect balance of drama, character, humor and action, plus a fantastic ending promising a 2nd GG. Too bad the third film turned him into an evil Shaun White.

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 4:40 p.m. CST

    I approve of this image

    by Smack_Teddy

    one of the best Spidey designs on film so far by the looks of it. It seems to encompass several classic era desings/drawings's all together quite seamlessly, although they're not showing the hand part of the gloves which look like they could be biker-like which would be a slight mistep....

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 4:49 p.m. CST

    Its the script & direction though

    by Smack_Teddy

    thats really gonna have me concerned. Still choosing to look past comparisons with this reboot & the success of the Twilight franchise for example at this point (the fact the shot is night lit & he appears to be scowling gives no Emo-Twilight concerns as he also appears to have been in a nasty scrap), because the classic iconic part of the Peter Parker-Spiderman story & his roots easily deserves an entire film dedicated to high school if you think about it, infact if anything - putting the need of a reeboot aside - i'd take it as a good sign writing wise, in terms of dealing with the characters, the plot, the 'universe', the pacing etc...going to be optimistic on this one, i think this image helps, but i'd love to hear more from the Director

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 6:57 p.m. CST

    "Peter getting rich with his web fluid"

    by MST3KPIMP

    all you organic apologists should know this was explored early on when Peter, strapped for cash tried to make money off his web fluid. It was rejected outright because it dissolved after 30 minutes. so there

  • Jan. 15, 2011, 10:19 p.m. CST

    Yeah but "web fluid" goes for a lot more now.

    by Subtitles_Off

    All those single executive women and married lesbians who want to have children. They'll pay, they will, for the "right" web fluid.

  • Jan. 16, 2011, 1:12 a.m. CST


    by Pop_aristocrat

    Yeah, cuz I'm sure there's no practical applications for a temporary adhesive that's as strong as steel wire. He could sell that a hundred times over. The web shooters are classic, and a tribute to Peter's fantastic mind, which is one of this assets that, powers or no, made him an exceptional human being. But, it is a bit of a stretch that he happened to create this brilliant, billion dollar idea for artificial webbing after being bit by a radioactive spider. Its just easier if the shit is organic, especially for a film.

  • Jan. 16, 2011, 5:41 a.m. CST

    Quit complaining about people complaining.

    by Dennis_Moore

    It's the nature of talkback and sites like this, and it's what makes them fun. If you'd prefer a circle jerk, please remove yourself and go post on superhero hype or comic book movie.

  • Jan. 16, 2011, 8:40 a.m. CST

    All this bitching about superhero 'reboots'....

    by ClayG

    First of all, what the fuck is a 'reboot'? So sick of the use of this word, thrown around on the internet like the word 'random', with no consensus on what the fuck it means. Is it when the lead role of a major franchise is recast? If so, then are you whining morons too young to remember that between 1989 and 1997, the Batman film franchise was 'rebooted' three different times? What about James Bond? That series was being 'rebooted' long before Daniel Craig came along. And no one ever bitches about recasting Bond. How is the new Spider-Man film somehow the fastest 'reboot' in history? I swear, the only consistent rule of language on the Internet is 'we bitch about absolutely everything.'

  • Jan. 16, 2011, 10:01 a.m. CST

    clayg, how are you having a problem with the term...

    by DarkHawke

    ...reboot in this context? We're talking about a continuity of the character, not necessarily a lead actor. So Batman Forever and Batman & Robin WEREN'T reboots because they loosely followed onto Batman and Batman Returns despite having different lead actors and a different director. Batman Begins WAS a reboot, as it re-did the character's origin and cast an entirely different continuity for Batman vs. that originated in the Burton films. <P> By contrast, Superman Returns WASN'T a reboot as there was no reimagination of the origin or continuity, even though it did feature an entirely new cast & production and ignored the last two Reeve Superman films. <P> The Incredible Hulk was a reboot as it established a different set of actors, a new origin and continuity vs. that set forth in The Hulk. <P> Bond films haven't had much continuity between them, even though there's been only one production company behind all of them. So despite the moves from Connery to Lazenby to Moore to Dalton to Brosnan and now to Craig, the idea of a reboot didn't apply. You could say that each lead change was a reboot, but really, each film was just another James Bond adventure. Only rarely were previous adventures referenced in later films, with the recent exception of Quantum of Solace, which followed directly onto the events of Casino Royale. <P> Clearer now? <P> Oh, and if you think that no one bitches about Bond re-casts, you're either five years old or you haven't been paying attention.

  • Jan. 17, 2011, 9:07 a.m. CST

    No need to fret about the suit already

    by AsimovLives

    It's a darkly lit photo, so it's hard to tell the details of the suit as yet. I'm sure future photos and the promotional material that will be around in the future will give us a better clue how the suit really looks like. Here's to waiting.

  • Jan. 17, 2011, 9:38 a.m. CST


    by AsimovLives

    2005's CASINO ROYALE is a reboot of the Bond franchise. The Bond franchise restarted anew with Craig's first film as Bond. The fact he starts the movie still to gain his 007 status (his last mission until he gains the 007 status happens before the opening titles and he gains the status during the opening credits) is telling.

  • Jan. 17, 2011, 12:12 p.m. CST


    by fpuk99

    "Remember when they showed pictures of Tobey the first time? Everyone was in love." If I remember correctly, most people on here bitched about 'organic web shooters'.

  • Jan. 18, 2011, 3:13 p.m. CST


    by Wcwlkr

    I'm a huge Spider-Man fan, but I'm not really excited about it. It just seems way to early for a reboot. If they're doing Ultimate Spiderman fine. But it's hard to get excited about this movie.

  • Jan. 19, 2011, 1:46 a.m. CST

    It looks like a spiderman outfit

    by gutshot

    But in real life. It does not look dumb. As long as they can make a guy wearing a spiderman outfit not look totally silly I'm happy. Good job.