CBR has an interview with Amazing Spider-Man writer Dan Slott that covers questions about Renew Your Vows (which hits this week) and also what might be in store for ASM down the road. However, the real news may be in his final answer, in which he teases fans with his possible departure from the book.
Highlights from CBR:
CBR News: You’ve written Spider-Man for several years now, but with “Renew Your Vows” you get a chance to revisit a Spidey status quo that was changed shortly before you began writing the character. Why did you want to tell a married Peter Parker story?
Dan Slott: In the world of “Battleworld” and “Secret Wars” we have this big canvas where you can tell any kind of story. We’ve got a world where Captain America rides Devil Dinosaur and fights Hulks. [Laughs] So there’s no limit to anything you can do, and that’s the way it was sold to us.
Everything was wide open and everybody knows the big taboo in Spider-Man ever since “One More Day” has been the marriage. So I was like, “We can tell any story?” And they were like, “Yeah.” So I asked, “Can I tell the story of a married Spider-Man that lives in a world where everything was on the table?” And they were like, “Yes.” And I was, “WOO-HOO!” because this is like the once piece of forbidden fruit. It’s something I could not explore. So of course it’s the most fun place to play.
CBR: Finally, some fans might dismiss “Renew Your Vows” as almost a “What if?” style story, but like you said and like all “Secret Wars” tales, you’re setting up some elements that will determine what Spider-Man is like after “Secret Wars.”
Dan Slott: Yes, I can not confirm though whether or not I’ll still be on the book, but there are elements that are introduced in “Renew Your Vows” which will have an impact on the world of Spider-Man post-“Secret Wars.”
Check out the full interview at CBR. The first issue of Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #1 hits comic stands tomorrow, June 3rd. The question now is if the era of Dan Slott coming to an end.