We were prepping that literal adaptation when Marvel sold Sony the movie and animation rights to the 'real' Spider-Man. Suddenly, we had to do a Spider-Man show without use of the actual character since, despite the movie deal, there was still that need for something called Spider-Man to be on air in the fall. Eventually Marvel sent us a long shopping list of mismatched elements: Counter-Earth, The Knights of Wundagore, John Jameson, Deathlok, Venom -- and on and on.
|(Peter Parker walks the streets of Counter-Earth in the premise's stinky coat)|
|(Some of SMU presentation art, drawn and colored by me)|
So, here's the show as I'd first imagined it, based on that shopping list of stuff from Marvel:
|(Some of my development art for the series)|