An investigative journalist takes center stage in a new mini-series from Marvel Comics. Announced Wednesday, The Amazing Spider-Man: Daily Bugle will feature five issues from writer Mat Johnson (Hellblazer Special: Papa Midnite) and artist Mack Chater (Lazarus: X+66), debuting in January 2020.
The Daily Bugle mini spins directly out of Nick Spencer‘s current run on The Amazing Spider-Man, but according to the solicit text, the plot will oscillate between events in Spidey and in Daredevil, which is currently helmed by writer Chip Zdarsky. Following Peter Parker’s mentor, Robbie Robertson, as he takes an investigative dive into a lead concerning Spider-Man’s and Mayor Wilson Fisk’s pasts.
What Robbie discovers will allegedly “change the way you view Spider-Man forever,” because the secret he unearths affects anyone who’s ever come into contact with Peter. Sounds like a doozy.
Check out the Mark Bagley cover art and the solicit text for The Amazing Spider-Man: Daily Bugle #1 below. You can pre-order at your local comic shop.
SPINNING OUT OF AMAZING SPIDER-MAN! The journalist must speak truth to power—whether or not it’s wielded responsibly. Helmed by Peter Parker’s mentor, Robbie Robertson, the Daily Bugle staff is at last chasing stories that matter. And in a city under Mayor Wilson Fisk, keeping the public informed is as essential as it is dangerous. Weaving between events in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and DAREDEVIL, Mat Johnson (Hellblazer Special: Papa Midnite, Incognegro, Loving Day) and Mack Chater (BLACK PANTHER AND THE CREW, Briggs Land) are following a lead into Kingpin and Spider-Man’s past that will change the way you look at the webslinger now, and as his story continues.