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It's stupid to already be thinking about next summer's comic book movies when this summer's already crammed with 'em—there's Green Lantern, Thor, Captain America, X-Men: First Class, and hell, for all I know, a Howard the Duck reboot hidden somewhere in August—but c'mon, as if something like that has ever stopped the Hollywood hype machine. So listen up, nerds: Sony's announced their 2012's Spider-Man reboot will be titled The Amazing Spider-Man, and—no doubt aware that no one but fanboys will care much about the title of a movie that's not coming out for 18 months—they've also released the first official, full-costume shot of the new Spider-Man, played by The Social Network's Andrew Garfield. (Presumably they didn't think those paparazzi shots of Spidey's tight, tight ass were doing justice to the new, condom-tastic costume.)

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I dig The Amazing Spider-Man as a title, but honestly, as long as it's not called Spider-Man 3, I'm probably okay with whatever, even Wheee, Our Cash Cow's Finally Back, Give Us Your $$$, Dweebs. That said, now would be as good a time as any to let you know that I'm fucking psychic, as back when Sam Raimi was doing spider-movies, I remember boring the hell out of some poor bastard by loudly insisting that the upcoming Spider-Man 2 should really be called The Amazing Spider-Man, because how cool would that be, and also, if they did that, they could totally use other comics' titles for movie titles too, see, like The Spectacular Spider-Man and Web of Spider-Man! Am I right or am I right, ladies?

Via io9.

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