Written by Jason Latour, Phil Lord
Art by David Lafuente, Jason Latour
Cover by David Lafuente
Published by Marvel
From the Publisher: FEATURING SPIDER-HAM! When Spider-Gwen’s dimension-hopping web-watch falls into the wrong hands, it’s up to everyone’s favorite wisecracking web-slinger, the wily waddler known as SPIDER-HAM, to save the day! From the same creative minds that brought you INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE and Spider-Gwen creator JASON LATOUR, you won’t want to miss this interdimensional epic!
The book is called: The Spider-Man Annual presents Peter Porker The Spectacular Spider-Ham. That is a mouthful for any book. The great minds at the Marvel machine said: “
Oh, The Insanity!?!
The book is absurd in the best possible way. Much like the character (and subsequent home video short on the same subject) from Sony’s Spider-verse, Spider-ham compares to Ren and Stimpy more than Iron Man. Phil Lord has co-written these stories of the Porker before and after his trip through the ‘verse. With appearances by (no joking) Spider-
In addition, you also get a short story by both Lord and Chris Miller – featuring an absolute menagerie of characters including Howard the Duck. These stories are consistent with the theme (of both the movie and the previous iterations of Spider-ham.
To be fair, this isn’t Batman Damned level writing. It’s not meant to be. The book hails back to when you bought a book, read it and rolled it up. Stuffed in your back pocket riding down the road on your bike. It’s certainly a bit of nostalgia for some. Witty humor for others. In the end: