Marvel’s Future Fantastic Four gave Spider-Woman her best costume yet
Spider-Woman receives her most fitting costume yet during her tenure with the Fantastic Four in Marvel’s far future.
On a trip to the future, Mr. Fantastic and his father come across a new version of the The Fantastic Fourwhich includes the classic Marvel Comics hero spider woman maybe in his best costume. Unlike previous iterations, this future version of Spider-Woman finally seems to embrace the arachnid component of her namesake.
After “successfully rewriting the future,” Mr. Fantastic and his father/fellow explorer Nathaniel Richards embarks on an expedition back in time to Earth’s distant future. A visit to the future Earth of 3012 AD not only sees massive advancements in technology and infrastructure, but also in costumed heroes. While the whereabouts of other famous superheroes are called into question, the legacy of the Fantastic Four still remains intact with a new lineup answering the call to action. This new Fantastic Four from the future is made up of Franklin Richards, the adult mutant son of Mr. Fantastic and the Invisible Woman, the Thing, the Human Torch, and a version of Spider-Woman who seems even more arachnid-based than her counterpart. General public.
This incredible new Spider-Woman costume appears in Fantastic Four #605 by Jonathan Hickman and Ron Garney. While Jessica Drew and Julia Carpenter brought their own unique take in the Spider-Woman mantle, the costumes don’t easily portray the spider pattern they’ve become so fond of. The overall integrity of the future Spider-Woman remains intact with the red coloring and yellow chest symbol, but this is clearly a Fantastic Four costume made for Spider-Woman. The Fantastic Four have always been edgy when it comes to their costumes and it’s no different for Spider-Woman, as the look evokes a heroic weirdness that only a few can pull off. Similar to her Spider-Man predecessor, this Spider-Woman has her face completely enveloped by a mask as well as several markings that resemble spider legs. Even the hero’s movement is less of a standard crime fighter and more of a spider.
Spider-Woman gets her most spider-like costume yet
Spider-Woman and her teammates work to fight off the invading forces of legendary marvel aliens the Skrull and Kree, who are beginning to dwindle in their ranks, on Earth. While readers are only treated to a sequence of Spider-Woman using her abilities to fight alongside the Human Torch, it’s clear that this costume was an admirable attempt to create a costume that best complements her abilities. agile.
It’s never explicitly revealed which version of Spider-Woman joined the ranks of the Fantastic Four, but it’s safe to conclude that this is an all-new version. This version of the Fantastic Four formed thousands of years in the future with a middle-aged Franklin Richards and an aging Thing, who leads the team on their adventures. Even in the distant future, it is gratifying to see that the The Fantastic Four continues to evolve and create uniforms which are perfectly suited to its members as spider woman.
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