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Who Is Miles Morales?

15 Essential Miles Morales Reads

Reposted from this original article.

This week Sony showed a stunning trailer and gameplay from the new Miles Morales game on the upcoming Sony PS5 console. When it comes to the big screen, so far, we’ve only seen Miles in the extraordinary animated movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

There’s much to learn about Miles and if you’re looking for some suggested reading, Brittany Matter , Comics Writer/Editor at, published a great article covering 15 Miles Morales comics you should check out. You can also check out her site:


Ultimate Fallout (2011) #4 CoverFirst Appearance: ULTIMATE FALLOUT (2011) #4

Creators Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli introduce Miles Morales swinging into action after the death of Peter Parker, AKA Spider-Man, in the Ultimate universe…











Ultimate Comics Spider-Man (2011) #1 coverFirst Ongoing: ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2011) #1

In Miles Morales’ first ongoing series, learn how he got his spider-like powers, and how his future foe (none other than his uncle Aaron) plays a part in his one-of-a-kind transformation.











Ultimate Comics Spider-Man (2011) #4 coverInspiration Strikes: ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2011) #4

Coping with the loss of the death of the original Spider-Man, Miles finds the inspiration to take up the great responsibility and become the next Web-Slinger! (See his initial, hand-drawn costume designs here too!)











Ultimate Comics Spider-Man (2011) #12Family Drama: ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2011) #12

Witness the moment that Miles stands up to his Uncle Aaron and the most epic and devastating fight that follows between Spider-Man and the Prowler!












The Amazing Spider-Man (2014) #10

Spider-Verse: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2014) #10

See Miles join the Spider-Army, a massive multiversal gathering of Spider-heroes, take on Morlun and his deadly family, the Inheritors, who all eat spider-people!












Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man (2014) #1 coverSpider-Man Times Two: MILES MORALES: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (2014) #1

In this series, Miles juggles it all: going to school at the Brooklyn Visions Academy, hanging out with his girlfriend Katie Bishop, studying with his best friend Ganke, and saving the day with super team the Ultimates! Oh, and facing off with a Peter Parker returned from the grave and the biggest baddie of them all, the Green Goblin, who apparently killed Peter Parker! Find out who Miles can trust and who he can’t starting in issue #1!









Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man (2014) #12Universes Collide: MILES MORALES: ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (2014) #12

The beginning of the end of the Ultimate universe starts right here when it collides with the Marvel Prime Universe! What will Miles do?!












Secret Wars (2015) #1Wars…That Are Secret: SECRET WARS (2015) #1

Bear witness to Miles joining the Secret Wars and which of the two universes will come out on top!













Ultimate End (2015) #5Ultimate End: ULTIMATE END (2015) #5

After the two universes collide, see them exist in the same place and how Miles reunites with his friends and family in the Marvel Prime Universe, Earth-616!













The Amazing Spider-Man (2015) #13Training with OG Spider-Man: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (2015) #13

See Miles train with the original Peter Parker, AKA Spider-Man!













All-New, All-Different Avengers (2015) #1

Miles, the Avenger: ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS (2015) #1

See Miles work alongside the Avengers against an out-of-this-world threat!












Champions (2016) #1Miles Morales, a Champion: CHAMPIONS (2016) #1

This series kicks off a whole new era for Miles! After the fallout of the second CIVIL WAR, Miles joins Ms. Marvel, Nova, Brawn, and Viv Vision to put the world back together after the “grown-ups,” AKA the Avengers, refuse, and they become…the Champions!












Miles and Gwen: SPIDER-MAN (2016) #12

When Miles learns his father is missing in another dimension, he embarks on a mission to find him. While there, he meets Gwen Stacy, AKA Spider-Gwen, and let’s just say they get pretty close!











Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2018) #1Modern Morales: MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN (2018) #1

Dig into the current ongoing series by Eisner Award winning writer Saladin Ahmed and all-star artist Javier Garrón!













Brooklyn Book: Miles Morales: Spider-ManBrooklyn Book: Miles Morales: Spider-Man

“Everyone gets mad at hustlers, especially if you’re on the victim side of the hustle. And Miles knew hustling was in his veins.” Writer Jason Reynolds presents Miles’ story in an all-new light as the Super Hero’s powers and responsibilities get the novel treatment!

You can even read these comics on Marvel Unlimited!