Without a shadow of a doubt, Spider-Man is one of the most iconic superheroes in comic book history. Created by the legendary Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko, he first appeared in Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962. Since then, he has starred in TV shows, feature films, video games, novels, plays, and of course, sneakers. To celebrate the launch of the "Next Chapter" as well as the theatrical release of Across the Spider-Verse, this Trendy Tuesdays we'll be showing off some of the best Spider-Man-inspired colorways ever made.
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With the release of Across the Spider-Verse coming up just around the corner, Jordan Brand is celebrating the next chapter of Miles Morales' story with the Marvel x Air Jordan 1 High OG "Next Chapter." Inspired by the legendary "Chicago" from 1985, it works on top of a crisp leather base and is overlaid by multi-textured panels throughout, This unique design pays homage to traditional comic books, while the psychedelic collar area nods to the animated film's inter-dimensional themes.
In 2020, the Kid Arachnid briefly switched alliances to the Three Stripes with the Marvel x adidas Superstar "Miles Morales." Accompanying the release of the PS5 game, it's painted in his signature black and red color scheme and boasts a full leather construction. Spiderweb detailing decorates the heel, while the Sony PlayStation logo makes a cameo on the dubraes.
Marvel and A Bathing Ape go way back. Over the past three decades, the Japanese streetwear brand has teamed up with the American comic book publisher many times, but the Marvel x A Bathing Ape BAPESTA "Spider-Man" from 2022 has got to be one of their best creations yet. Fully wrapped in patent leather that's as glossy as it gets, a slick black shooting star motif glides across the lateral and medial sidewalls, while Peter Parker swings in around the heel.
To celebrate the release of Miles Morales' first adventure on the silver screen, the Marvel x Air Jordan 1 High OG "Origin Story" was born in 2018. A love letter to the world-renowned "Chicago" that made its grand debut all the way back in 1985, the upper boasts a unique dotted texture that's influenced by Spin's signature suit. A Nike Air midsole sits underfoot, and it's lined with an icy blue rubber outsole, finalizing the design. If you can only cop one shoe out of this list, make it this one.
The Marvel x adidas D.O.N. "Issue 1" is a very special basketball shoe. Unveiled in the summer of 2019, it pays homage to Donovan Mitchell's love for the comic book franchise as well as his Spida' nickname. Working on top of a very breathable mesh base, it's painted in a bold red and blue color palette and is decorated with web-like graphics across the sides. All of this sits on top of an extra chunky Bounce midsole that will have you leaping through the streets of New York City in no time.