Newswire: The new Spider-Man will officially be Peter Parker

Here’s some news that probably won’t make any sense to someone who doesn’t follow Marvel comics or (apparently futile) internet campaigns: The new Avengers-friendly Spider-Man is going to be a teenager named Peter Parker. After Sony and Marvel announced that old web-head would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, many comic book fans saw it as a perfect opportunity to introduce Miles Morales—the half-black, half-Puerto Rican Spider-Man from Marvel’s Ultimate comics. After all, this would save us poor movie viewers from having to sit through a nerdy, white kid’s high school problems for a third time.

Alas, it looks like we’re going to have to sit through a nerdy, white kid’s high school problems for a third time, because Marvel’s Kevin Feige has admitted—in an interview with Collider—that the studio is thinking of the new Spider-Man as a …

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