Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is notable not just for being the first animated theatrical Spider-Man movie, but also because it introduces moviegoers to some of the many other spider-powered heroes of the Marvel Comics multiverse. Peter Parker is just one of six in this new superhero adventure.
We assume even the most casual superhero fans are well-versed in Peter’s story by now. But what about Miles Morales, Gwen Stacy or Peni Parker? To help prepare you for the new movie, we’ve put together a helpful guide on the other five stars of Into the Spider-Verse. Read on to learn what sets these characters apart and what comics you should read if you’re interested in following their solo adventures.