The upcoming Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse film will feature a number of different Spider-Men from across the multiverse, including one of the most unlikely: Bombastic Bag-Man.
Who is Bombastic Bag-Man?
Bombastic Bag-Man is a superhero alter ego of Peter Parker, the Amazing Spider-Man. He first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #258 in 1984.
In the story, Peter Parker has recently acquired the black symbiote suit, which is later revealed to be an alien life form that is trying to bond with him permanently. Peter eventually rejects the suit, but in the process, he loses his regular costume as well.
Peter then visits the Fantastic Four at their headquarters, the Baxter Building. The Fantastic Four give Peter a spare Fantastic Four costume to wear, but he doesn't have a mask. So, he covers his face with a paper bag, and thus, Bombastic Bag-Man is born.
Why is Bombastic Bag-Man so popular?
Bombastic Bag-Man is a popular character for a number of reasons. First, he's funny. The idea of Spider-Man wearing a paper bag over his head is just plain ridiculous, and it's hard not to laugh at it.
Second, Bombastic Bag-Man is a reminder that even superheroes have bad days. Peter Parker is one of the most powerful superheroes in the world, but he's also just a regular guy. He makes mistakes, and he has bad days just like the rest of us.
Third, Bombastic Bag-Man is a symbol of hope. Even when things are tough, even when you feel like you've lost everything, you can still find the strength to keep going. Bombastic Bag-Man is a reminder that even when you look ridiculous, you can still be a hero.
What role will Bombastic Bag-Man play in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse?
It's still too early to say for sure what role Bombastic Bag-Man will play in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. However, given his popularity, it's likely that he'll have a significant role to play.
It's possible that Bombastic Bag-Man will be a comedic relief character. He could provide comic relief in the midst of some of the more serious moments in the film.
It's also possible that Bombastic Bag-Man will play a more heroic role. He could be the one to save the day when all seems lost.
Whatever role he plays, Bombastic Bag-Man is sure to be a fan favorite in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.
Bombastic Bag-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Bombastic Bag-Man has not yet appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), but he is going to make an appearance in the upcoming film Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.
Bombastic Bag-Man in Other Media
Bombastic Bag-Man has appeared in a number of other media besides the comics, including the animated series The Spectacular Spider-Man and the video game Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions. He has also been referenced in the live-action films Spider-Man 3 and Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Bombastic Bag-Man is a popular and beloved character who is sure to be a fan favorite in the upcoming film Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse. He is a reminder that even superheroes have bad days, but that they can still find the strength to keep going.