– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Disclaimer: This post contains spoilers for Spider-Man: Homecoming.

It’s hard to believe that less than a decade ago, Marvel Studios was the underdog. They were a new studio with only B-level characters to their names. Now, they have Spider-Man himself on their extensive roster of now A-list characters, with other potentials like X-Men and Fantastic Four now a real possibility.

But even back in 2008, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige was an ambitious fellow. A comic fan on Reddit recently rediscovered a cool quote from the Hollywood producer that was buried in the comic Spider-Man: One More Day. Here’s what he had to say all those years ago (pay close attention to that last sentence):

“I read (almost) every Marvel comic that is published each and every week. For me, it’s homework, research, and, of course, fun. I usually organize my pile of ‘to read’ based on what films we are currently developing and what character is undergoing a renaissance in the comics. For the past six years, Joe’s run on Spidey has been the one on top. I would sit and read it the moment it landed in my inbox. Joe’s creative daring is an ispiration and his imaginative storytelling transcends all forms of media. My favorite J.M.S. Spidey moment also happens to be my favorite Spidey moment period: Aunt May discovers Peter’s secret. It has become my mission to put tha tmoment up on screen. Someday we will. I promise.”

Earlier this year saw the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming, and at the end of the film, Peter pulled off the Spider-Man mask in his room, only for Aunt May to be standing behind him, out of focus. After a brief moment, she yells out, “What the f—“ before the credits rolled.

Now, after all this time, Feige managed to fulfill his promise, and it was just as shocking and memorable as ever.

What do you think of Feige’s choice to have Aunt May discover Peter’s identity? Let us know your thoughts down below!

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SOURCE: Reddit

  • Venomaide

    My spidey sense is going crazy.

  • syambo87

    Kevin Feige reads comic books weekly… he gets comics in his inbox weekly…people who recommend this and that comics… new comics comes out and he gets them in his inbox… then he reads the comics… he takes part in making comic book movies… that’s an amazing life right there… no need to look for a comic book store or have issues with out of stock… no need to ask which is good or bad… he has a team who recommends him literature… no need to scrap the penny box for change to have enough to buy the next issue… he probably gets them free.. signed by Stan Lee if he wants… no need to wait for the next trailer of Infinity wars… He is part of the team that makes it…

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.