Based on a paparazzi shot of Amazing Spider-man star Andrew Garfield toting around a fistful of Avengers comics - Avengers comics featuring probable Avengers 2 big bad Thanos at that - UK newspaper The Daily Mail is speculating that Garfield may be appearing as Peter Parker or Spider-man or both in the 2014 Avengers sequel.
That would be in line with some hints thatAvi Arad dropped earlier this month. But itwouldalso be slightly too good to be true.
Are they right? At this stage, your guess is as good as ours. Probably better. But you have to admit, it's a nice thought.
The Mail's full story is here.
Our pal, and incidentally comic-book superstar, Jamie McKelvie just got in touch withthisdetail, which illuminates our speculation as much as it deflates our excitement.