‘Spider-Verse 2’ rumors indicate the return of ’90s Spider-Man

While Batman and the X-Men lay claim to having the greatest animated superhero shows of the ‘90s, the decade was actually replete with comic book superhero cartoons. Arguably the most underrated is Spider-Man, which ran for five seasons between 1994 and 1998.

Never checked it out? You might want to fix that, because the latest rumors for the sequel to 2018’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse indicate the Spider-Man of the ‘90s is making a comeback.

What Happened? — On March 31, reported that voice actor Christopher Daniel Barnes, who voiced Spider-Man/Peter Parker in Spider-Man, was “in final talks” to reprise his role for the untitled Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel.

That Hashtag Show clarifies that the role would be a minor one, and that Barnes’ Peter Parker “is not a part of the script in a major capacity.”

“He will make a few appearances and show up in the finale. It’s not a major appearance, but something like 5-10 minutes,” That Hashtag Show reported. “However, he will appear in a style that incorporates his look from the cartoon.”

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