“Spider-Man is still punk rock,” says The Amazing Spider-Man 2 director Marc Webb and the cover of the September issue of Empire proves it. We have the world’s favourite webslinger (sorry Tim Berners-Lee) staring you down, daring you to peruse our exclusive set report offering the lowdown on Spidey’s battles with Electro (Jamie Foxx) and Rhino (Paul Giamatti), plus a look forward to a potential showdown with the Sinister Six.
Subscribers to the magazine get an even closer look at Peter Parker’s alter-ego featuring the new improved mask, now with bigger eyes that may be a reference to Spidey’s look in The Ultimate Spider-Man series (2000-2009) or maybe just so that he can see better.
But the superhero goodness doesn’t stop there: we also have new looks at X-Men: Days Of Future Past and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, as well as the skinny on the all new Robocop and Godzilla (Robocop vs. Godzilla — are you listening Hollywood?) All that plus a dino-sized celebration of Jurassic Park at 20. No expense has been spared. Seriously, if we’d had a big enough helicopter, we’d have flown you all to Isla Nublar.
There’s so much more in the September issue of your friendly neighbourhood Empire which hits shops, iPad edition and US iPad edition on Thursday July 25. Altogether now (to the TV Spider-Man theme tune): ‘Spider-Woman/Spider-Woman/She’s got a radioactive bosom...’