Brian Truitt, knower of all that is right and true in this world, has an interview on USA Today with writer Mark Waid, announcing a new Spider-Man graphic novel called Spider-Man: Family Business. The book, set before Superior Spider-Man, will see Peter Parker learning more about his secret agent parents – as well as find out that he has a sister.
The book will be co-written by Mark Waid and James Robinson (who left DC recently), and painted by artist Gabrielle Dell’Otto. Due for release in May next year, this looks like the continuation of a new line of graphic novels from the company, following the imminent Warren Ellis/Mike McKone Avengers: Endless Wartime book.
I imagine Heidi will have more to say on this later. The story focuses on Peter and his family, following a threat from The Kingpin. After being targeted by the mob boss, Peter will be swept away and rescued by a woman calling herself Teresa – his long-lost, unknown sister. Described as a spy story by Waid, the story will also see a number of other familiar faces, including Rhino and Aunt May.