Does Marvel No Longer Need Spider-Man?
Saturday, July 24, 2021, By Sophie Gomprecht
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Kendall Phillips, professor of communication and rhetorical studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, was interviewed by The Observer for the story, “The Future of Tom Holland’s Spider-Man Is Far From Certain.” Phillips, who teaches a course titled, Rhetoric of Film: Marvel Cinematic Universe, remarked on the plethora of MCU content released in the past year saying, “The idea of actually removing Spider-Man from the MCU seems like a big potential mistake. The prospect of a continuing Spider-Man adventure related to the MCU and separate from other more Spider-Man centered films would fit with that long-standing comic book tradition.”