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Ultimate Spider-Ham Makes His Debut at Comic-Con

Ultimate Spider-Ham Makes His Debut at Comic-Con

By Eric Garneau

If you guys have been watching Disney XD's Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon, you're probably already familiar with its brilliant blend of superhero adventure and Family Guy-style cutaway comedy. But nothing could have prepared you for the next character to make his debut in this animated series... the Spectacular Spider-Ham.

Yes, in that strange time of the 1980s Marvel Comics ran a 17-issue series starring a pigged-out version of Spider-Man named Peter Porker (yes, really), who fought crime in a world of anthropomorphized creatures like Captain Americat and the Hulk-Bunny. Like we said... it was a different time. Though Spider-Ham has mostly been relegated to back-issue bins and comic-shop punchlines, the witty writers behind Ultimate Spider-Man have decided not to miss this chance to play with one of the oddest aspects of Spider-Man's history. Wonder how? Check out the clip below, and if you're going to the San Diego Comic-Con, read Marvel's press release to find out how to get more info on this great cartoon!

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Next week, Marvel Television returns to Comic Con International in San Diego and they’re coming with the biggest Super Hero television exclusives of the summer! Join Jeph Loeb, Head of Marvel Television, for the Marvel Television Presents panel on Saturday, July 14 at 10:30am in Room 6BCF which includes a can’t miss Ultimate Spider-Man world premiere. Loki gets revenge on Spider-Man by turning him into a pig—AKA Spider-Ham! Plus, get exclusive news about Marvel Universe on Disney XD, Marvel Knights Animation and a limited edition Ultimate Spider-Man button you won’t get anywhere else!

Tags: tv, videos, books-and-comics, spider-man, spider-ham

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