Today’s Amazing Spider-Man Goes Up Against Cuba (UPDATE)

Amazing Spider-Man #1.2 is out today (as is Amazing Spider-Man #6, though really that came out last week) and for all of those people who condemn modern comics for being a bunch of radical left wing commie-loving liberal lunatics may want to check it out. Because Spider-Man goes to Cuba!

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Well, it is a lot easier these days, even if you are an industrialist with your own private plane as Peter Parker is. But then he meets with university lecturers and the sunset isn’t quite as rosy…

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Because we get the Cuba of human rights violations…

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Of beatings, of dictatorship, of repression…

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And even the hoi polloi have tale of inaccessible healthcare.

The writer, Jose Molina, was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and has written episodes of Firefly, Dark Angel, Terra Nova, Grimm, The Vampire Diaries, Castle and Agent Carter and won the 2006 American Latino Media Arts Award for “Outstanding Script for a Television Drama or Comedy” for the episode “Alien” of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Which, is a good tally of work. But the end of issue cliffhanger? No, no I don’t think so. Not in the spin-off book and not from someone other than main Spider-Man writer Dan Slott

UPDATE: But hang on, check that first panel…

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That’s a Puerto Rican flag rather than a Cuban flag, right? Same flag, different colour scheme…

Well, at least they don’t speak Pakistanian…

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