Who knew Spider-Man’s Doc Ock would be a cute high school girl?
According to Crunchyroll, Doc Ock, the Spider-Man comic villain whose name derives from the mechanical tentacles growing out of his back, debuts in the Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse comic, but he looks a little different. compared to the original. comic design. Titled Spider-Man: Octopus Girl, the spin-off manga follows Doc Ock’s isekai journey as he awakens from a coma in the body of a middle school girl named Otoha Okutamiya. Written by My Hero Academia: Vigilantes writer Hideyuki Furuhashi and illustrator Betten Court, the manga launches on the Shonen Jump+ digital platform on June 20.
Extra-story manga of American comics
There have been many spin-offs of American comics over the past few years. In the DC universe, Joker becomes the father of an amazingly aged Batman in Satoshi Miyagawa and Keisuke Gotou’s Joker: One Operation Joker. Robin, Batman’s companion, transforms into a computer system in Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Batman: Justice Buster to help Dark Night destroy crime. Fans get an in-depth look at Superman’s voracious appetite for Japanese food in Satoshi Miyagawa and Kai Kitagō’s Superman vs. Meshi.
Spider-Man has had other manga versions of the character. Spider-Man: The manga, written by Kōsei Ono and Kazumasa Hirai with illustrations by Ryoichi Ikegama, retells the story of Spider-Man in a Japanese setting. Marvel Comics also published Spider-Man J, a manga about 15-year-old Peter Park who transforms into Spider-Man J to fight against Lord Beaustius. Yusuke Osawa’s Spider-Man: Fake Red follows teenage Yuu who discovers Spider-Man’s real suit but doesn’t have the superpowers to match it.
In Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Miles Morales travels into a multiverse called the Spider-Verse, where he encounters an entire society of different Spider-Mans. When the Spider-Man Guild is threatened by the super-villain Spot, Miles sets out to save everyone but suddenly encounters Miguel O’Hara/Spider-Man 2099, the leader of the Spider-Man Guild. Across the Spider-Verse has received generally positive reviews and is expected to gross $150 million in its first three days in theaters. The first Spider-Man movie was released in 2018, with a sequel called Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Man Universe set for March 29, 2024.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse opens June 2 in US theaters. The film opens on June 16 in Japan.