How Captain America: Civil War might handle the Spider-Man webshooters debate

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Sep 2, 2015

We've seen Spider-Man in the movies with organic webshooters and with mechanical ones. Which will he have in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? 

Warning: potential spoilers ahead! Stop here if you don't want to know anything that could be considered a surprise.

Still here? 

Okay, here we go after this photo of Spidey in his suit from the Civil War comics...

According to Latino Review, Spidey's shooters will be mechanical -- and they'll be built for Peter Parker in Captain America: Civil War by none other than Tony Stark.

In the Civil War comic-book storyline, Stark actually builds that whole new suit you see above for Peter, who is initially fighting on the side of Iron Man, using Stark Industries tech.

While the movie apparently won't go that far, the idea of Stark at least providing webshooters to the young superhero seems to be a nod toward that particular plot point in the comics.

Of course, mechanical webshooters are canon: Sam Raimi ignited a storm of controversy when he made them into an organic mutation in his Spider-man films. The two Amazing Spider-Man films reverted back to Peter making the devices himself (but not the web fluid), and it makes sense that the Marvel Cinematic Universe would stay with the shooters being mechanical -- but Stark giving this supposedly brilliant kid an assist with his superhero abilities is a twist for sure.

Are you okay with the idea of Stark and not Peter Parker creating the webshooters? We'll see how it all plays out on May 6, 2016, when Captain America: Civil War comes to the screen with Robert Downey Jr. as Stark, Tom Holland as Peter, Chris Evans as Cap and a boatload more. 

(via Birth.Movies.Death)

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