Spider-man: Homecoming trailer at Comic Con 2016 detailed Peter Parker's high school experience

Peter watches clips on YouTube of him fighting Giant Man and gets teased at school

Jack Shepherd
Monday 25 July 2016 08:51

Another year, another Comic-Con comes to an end. It was quite a blast for those who attended, fans being treated to numerous exclusive trailers, comics, and panels.

One of the highlights was Marvel Studios’ panel on Saturday, debuting the first footage from Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Thor: Ragnarok (kind-of).

Unfortunately, none of the footage from either three has yet to hit the internet, but descriptions of what occurred in the Spider-Man footage has emerged, revealing a whole lot more about the tone of the film.

According to IGN, the clip was almost entirely set in high-school, with director Jon Watts saying of the film at the panel: “[Spider-Man’s] a straight-up high school movie [about] a 15-year-old kid. This is the ground level of the Marvel Universe.”

Spider-Man: Homecoming description

‘The clip started with a montage of yearbook images showing all the Marvel heroes (Iron Man, Black Widow, Cap, a nerdy Bruce Banner) as they did when they were in high school…

‘Then we got a lot of Peter Parker in high school action, with a racially mixed Queens Midtown High that feels much more 21st century New York City than previous versions of the character (Flash Thompson is now Indian, for example). 

‘Peter proves his brilliance in the classroom, sneaking a watch of YouTube videos of him fighting Giant Man while also managing to answer questions in class, or mixing his web fluid up under his desk when he’s supposed to be doing a classroom science experiment.

‘We also see him and his friend staring, mouths agape, at the girl classmates, which another female classmate tells them is creepy. The girls are playing F, M, K but with Avengers, and one of the girls (played by Zendaya) seems to think Spider-Man is hot, which definitely intrigues Peter. 

‘It all culminates in Peter running down a hall ripping open his shirt to reveal his costume, before a few quick glimpses of Spidey in action (including doing some actual wallcrawling).

A new piece of concept art was also revealed, showing Spider-Man fighting Vulture, the villain presumed to be played by Michael Keaton.

Also revealed at the Comic-Con panel was the actor taking on Captain Marvel, Brie Larson, as well as the second trailer for Doctor Strange.

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