New Poster For THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Pays Homage To A Classic Comic Book Cover

Sony have released a new promo poster for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and it pays homage (though not particularly well as it recycles a lot of old images, apart from one of Chris Cooper as Norman Osborn) to John Romita Sr.'s classic issue #121 "Turning Point" cover. Check it out!

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By Josh Wilding - 4/8/2014

In The Amazing Spider-Man™ 2, for Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), life is busy – between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen (Emma Stone), high school graduation can’t come quickly enough. Peter hasn’t forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect her by staying away – but that’s a promise he just can’t keep. Things will change for Peter when a new villain, Electro (Jamie Foxx), emerges, an old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, and Peter uncovers new clues about his past.
 
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Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Chris Cooper, Paul Giamatti, Colm Feore, Sally Field, and Chris Zylka, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is set to be released in the UK on 18th April and in the US on May 2nd.
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Pasto - 4/8/2014, 10:07 AM
That is straight up dog-shit.
Pasto - 4/8/2014, 10:09 AM
Who made that thing?
DannyV - 4/8/2014, 10:12 AM
i agree pasto..
Pasto - 4/8/2014, 10:13 AM
Whatever happened to Zauri? Did he get banned?
NovaCorpsFan - 4/8/2014, 10:15 AM
Lol @Pasto. I scrolled straight down to the comments and read that, then burst out laughing.
quasi95 - 4/8/2014, 10:15 AM
that is terrible
Highflyer - 4/8/2014, 10:15 AM
Ha! I see what they did there..
Pasto - 4/8/2014, 10:15 AM
I'm honestly baffled at how terrible this is.

I'm laughing, because I'm concerned.
TheManFromMars - 4/8/2014, 10:15 AM
What a horrible execution!
quasi95 - 4/8/2014, 10:16 AM
I applaud them for trying but wtf this poster is poorly done.
Pasto - 4/8/2014, 10:16 AM
Nova
People pleaser I am.
ManofSteel23 - 4/8/2014, 10:16 AM
looks fan made
WombRaider - 4/8/2014, 10:17 AM
"Secrets have a cost, the truth does too"

What a shitty line. It just sounds vague which dumb people with think that makes it sound clever.

[frick] this movie
TheGambitFreakIsBatmanOfCBM - 4/8/2014, 10:19 AM
This looks like god-awful. Official poster? It is reminiscent of something I did in my 1st year in graphic design.
MrSotoMan - 4/8/2014, 10:21 AM
Even though it is awful

this is hinting towards a specific moment in the movie.
Scarilian - 4/8/2014, 10:21 AM
I came here expecting a poster similar to 'The Night Gwen Stacy Died' - given we've seen Goblin holding Gwen in the trailer so the scenes are already their... but this just looks terrible
SpiderFraud - 4/8/2014, 10:22 AM
Points for trying..lol.
JJJameson - 4/8/2014, 10:22 AM
WOW. Nice cover homage. It gave me goosebumps.
DrDoom - 4/8/2014, 10:22 AM
crawley - 4/8/2014, 10:23 AM
@Yossarian I would watch that movie, what is it?
Dotanuki - 4/8/2014, 10:23 AM
Good lord, what an embarrassment.
Pasto - 4/8/2014, 10:24 AM
"WOW. Nice cover homage. It gave me goosebumps."


Hang in there man, we know that feel.
MrChuff - 4/8/2014, 10:24 AM
That's astoundingly bad...right up there with that fvcking awful poster Fox shat out for The Wolverine in terms of the "someone got PAID to make that?!?" reactions.... http://latino-review.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/NewPoster-The_Wolverine.jpg
Pasto - 4/8/2014, 10:25 AM
Admitting is the first step.
Pasto - 4/8/2014, 10:26 AM
*Turns on Zauri vision*

This is still shit.
Spidey10 - 4/8/2014, 10:26 AM
that is not a good homage poster but people that I know that has seen the film says its really really good...im actually going to the screening a few days before it comes out on the 30th so im hoping to be pleasantly surprised
BillyM67 - 4/8/2014, 10:26 AM
Lost interest in Spiderman after the 3rd original movie, which wasn't great. Liked the reboot, but didn't think it was anything special. I'll watch this when it hits HBO, unless my son wants to go see it.
Pasto - 4/8/2014, 10:26 AM
[frick] a pic, I want their address.
SuperCat - 4/8/2014, 10:27 AM
Not feelin' it.

Spidey10 - 4/8/2014, 10:28 AM
BRUCE LEROY!!!!!!!!!!!
Doopie - 4/8/2014, 10:28 AM
it's a cool idea but it could have come out a lot better
SuperCat - 4/8/2014, 10:28 AM
Tony93 - 4/8/2014, 10:30 AM
ew
AXE - 4/8/2014, 10:30 AM
that is shit
Doopie - 4/8/2014, 10:30 AM
has chris cooper got make-up/prosthetics on here or does he look like that now?
ALegendaryPanda - 4/8/2014, 10:30 AM
Oh my god, that poster.......
ALegendaryPanda - 4/8/2014, 10:30 AM
Is [frick]ing AWFUL!!
ALegendaryPanda - 4/8/2014, 10:31 AM
Did a god damn BABOON just throw this shit together over night?!
JJJameson - 4/8/2014, 10:33 AM
I feel it's obvious that it's supposed to look corny and it was put together pretty fast. I like it, it's not something that I'd want on my wall but I definitely can dig i.
Spidey10 - 4/8/2014, 10:33 AM
this wasn't sony was it???
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