21 Hidden Webs And Swinging References In 'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse'

When it comes to movies paying homage to their origins, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is right up there, giving us everything from color offsets to creator cameos to every origin story of every version of Spider-Man imaginable. It’s dope as hell. Read on about some of the excellent references and Easter eggs in this movie.

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SPIDERAAD EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE The parallel of Spider-Man's (true) origin. In the Amazing Fantasy No. 15 issue, a spider enters the radioactive beam of the Isotopic Genome Acceleratorand triggers the events that would lead to Peter Parker becoming Spider-Man. ACCIDENTALLY ABSORBING A FANTAS- TIC AMOUNT OF RADIOACTIVITY THE

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SPIDERAMA EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE The blonde Peter Parker. The first Peter Parker (voiced by Chris Pine) has blue eyes and blonde hair, quite the opposite to how we know him with his brown eyes and dark hair. In the comics... WHEn VERSIONOF HIMSELF BY A CLONED WENTBLONDE y

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SPIDERMA EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE What If? When Olivia Liv Octavius breaks down the details of all the multiverses to Kingpin, she refers to them as What if scenarios. 75c 24 MARVEL COMICS GROUP WHAT IE SPIDERMAN AD BESCUED GWEN STACY? AT LAST THE MOST AGY AWA/TED WHAT IF

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SPIDERMAD EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Homage to comics: Ben-Day dots go meta. Ben-Day dots were used to create different colors on the pages of older comics. The dots are used for texture in the movie, and during the big battle scene in the end, Spider-Man and Kingpin are literally

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SPIDERMA EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE The Donald Glover shout-out. For years, Glover was a fan-favorite to step inside the Spidey suit. In Community, a gag was even added showing his character Troy waking up in Spider-Man pajamas. In the movie, Miles visits his Uncle Aaron. The episode of Community

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SPIDERMAN EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE The Universe numbers In the comics, different universes are labeled with Earth and a specific number. The standard Marvel universe, for instance, is Earth-616. The dimensional portals in the movie show the numbers as they are in the comic books. Home to Spider-Gwen Prime

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SPIDERMA EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Comic book covers. I When Chris Pine's Peter Parker narrates his backstory, a version of The Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 186 gets a couple of frames, only it's titled True Life Tales Of. tnd AMAZING Erik Larsen's SPineRe work is seen when AN Jake

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SPIDERNA EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Spidey Bells OH! SPIDEYBELLS SPIDEYBELLS SWINGING THROUGH MIDTOWN! OH, WHAT FUN TO SLING A WEB AND TAKE THE BAD GUYS DOWN! THE CHRISTMAS RENDITION OF JINGLE BELLS' THAT PLAYS THE CREDITS OUT IS A REFERENCE TO THE ULTIMATE SPIDER- -MAN'S BUDDING MUSICAL CAREER MENTIONED

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n EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE The Times Square images. The screens show that the movie doesn't take place in our version of Earth. HOLD DUSx Sa PLA IG YOUR HORSES D Shaun of the Dead has become From Dusk 'Till THE GOLDE: BOY Shaun, Blue Man Group STEPHEN CURRY

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SPIDERME EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Hey, DC! Miles is not a Marvel-only guy. Posters of Superman and Batman can be spotted on the wall in his room.

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SPIDERAAD EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE The first Spider-Man. A cover of Amazing Fantasy No. 15 can be seen in Miles' bedroom... AMAZING TRUE SPIDER. 12 FANTASY GINET WT SPIDER MAN NARSARETE FREE CRACKED COM ...but it's an alternative version titled True Life Tales Of Spider-Man. The 1962 issue was

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SPIDERNA EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Homage to comics: Motion blur lines. To make the movie look like an actual comic book, the creators eliminated motion blur and held an image for two frames instead of one SO that, if you pause an image, it would look like a comic

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SPIDERAMEN EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE The Toby Maguire dance. The producers were worried that audiences would not get the throwback to Maguire's Peter Parker dancing down the street in Spider-Man 3. CRACKED COM

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SPIDERMAN EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE The Spider-Man game suit. In the scene with all the MAR/EL SPIDER-MAN Spidey suits, Insomniac's Spider-Man suit can be spotted behind Aunt May. INSOMNIAC CRACKED.COM

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SPIDERMA EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Romita Ramen OPEN A The shop is a shout-out to Spider-Man artist John Romita Sr. While Steve Ditko was Spidey's first artist, Romita Sr. used Ditko's creation and redesigned the character to make him look like the lean, muscular hero he is today. CRACKED CO

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EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Spidey O's AT THE START OF THE FILM, SPIDER-MAN BRAGS THAT HE'S EVEN BEEN A CEREAL .BREAKFAST. SPIDEY-0 CRACKED 300000 COM SPIDEYO'S IS BASED ON A CEREAL FROM 1995 MADE UP OF CRUNCHY RICE CEREAL AND MARSHMALLOWS IN THE SHAPE OF SPIDER- MAN SYMBOLS.

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SPIDERAAD EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE The Davis family's contacts list. When Miles and his dad scroll through their phones... RLR Richard L R AKItou Steve Huidson Ditko Drew lessitt focan Ka Brooklyn Visions K KattY Lance Miles ... we're actually seeing the names of both writers and artists of Spider-Mar

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SPIDERAAD EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Peter Parker's blue scales. It's a callback to Peter Parker (Earth-65), in which Parker turns into The Lizard after drinking a faulty serum. HA He battles Spider-Gwen and dies in that story. CRACKED COM

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SPIDERNA EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VE Homage to comics: Color offsets. The creators wanted to use the imperfections of early comic books to design the film. We noticed that sometimes in printing comic books, the color offsets were not aligned properly and this looked like the image was out of

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SPIDERME EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Miles and the number 42. The number keeps popping up wherever Miles goes. BENDIS MICHAEL BRIAN THAT IT'S BOTH SAID AREFERENCETO GUIDE THE HITCHHIKER'S 42 TO THE GALAXY... ...and the jersey number of baseball player Jackie Robinson. CRACKED CON

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SPIDERAA EASTER EGGSTRA! INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE The Comics Code Authority Seal of Approval I The film opens with a shot of this seal, an inside Stan Lee joke. Fearing the APPROVED BY THE amorality of comics, COMICS these guys vetted CODE comic book stories A for almost 60 years. Lee

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