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  • 1. Spider-Man

2. 1. Transmedia Text General Story 2. Spider-Mans History 3. Transmedia Storytelling Comics TV Series Digital Cinema Rock Musical: Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark Games Viral Marketing Spider-Man Imitation 4. Merchandising 5. Target Audience 3. Peter Parker was only a young boy when hisparents died in a plane crash Lived with his fathers older brother and wife: Benand Mary Parker On High School Peter Parker was isolated andunpopular shy, highly intelligent, brilliant in science On a science exhibit: was bitten by a spider thathas received a dose of radioactivity Result: gained spider-like powers super strength, reflexes 4. But: didnt immediately become a crime-fighter At first: became famous as a professionalwrestler on television After a match: robbery took place Peter chooses not to stop the thief Later: Peters Uncel was killed in a robbery bythe same thief With great power there must also come greatresponsibility. Uncle Bens words Peter began fight crime Spider-Man was born 5. Spider-Man: one of superheroout of the Marvel stories Characters made by Stan Lee, Steve Ditko The first Spider-Man story:intended as no more than a one-shot experiene Martin Goodman didnt want to publish it atall.- Stan Lee 6. The Amazing Fantasy #15 (1962) Spider-Man issue of AmazingFantasy was one of the best- selling books weve ever had.- Stan Lee 7. Comic-centred transmedia storytelling Main theme: Peter Parkers assessment ofpersonal needs and higher responsibility Has an almost depressive mood changed: revelation of Spider-Mans identity led to a higher self-esteem of the main character 8. Amazing Spider-Man Original comic Many great stories:including the origin ofSpider- Man,creation of the villianssuch as Green Goblin,Dr. Octopus, the Venom 9. Sensational Spider-Man Darker look More appropriate for an older audience Back in Black storyline 10. Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man A more cheerful tone Shows the wise cracking side of Spider-Man Lighter part of Spider- Man 11. Marvel Adventures Spider-Man For younger audience 12. Ultimate Spider-Man Ultimate line outside ofregular Marvel continuity Refreshing some of theircharacters for todaysgeneration Marketed towards a teenaudience 13. Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane Tells story of Peter Parkerand Mary Jane as youngteenagers Lighthearted andromantic young girls as targetgroup Different art style: Mangainfluenced style 14. Spider-Man: The Animated Series Ran on Fox Kids from 19th November 1994 to31st January 1998 Producer: John SemperProdcuction company: Marvall FilmsAnimation Synopsis: focus on Spider-Man and his alterago during his college years Already gained his superpowers, part-timefreelance photographer at the Daily Bugle 15. Only in-house studio produced serie the second longest-running created Marvelshow after X-Men one of the most popular TV series on Fox Kids After end of the series: still a huge impact onthe entertainment industry (boosting sales ofSpider-Man merachandise) 16. 1985: purchase of the rights to a motion picturebased on spider-Man Sony hired Sam Raimi to direct the first threemovies: Spider-Man (2002) Spider-Man 2 (2004) Spider-Man 3 (2007) 17. Main actors: Tobey Maguire (Spider-Man) Kirsten Dunst (Mary JaneWatson) 18. Villains: Green Goblin (Willem Dafoe) Dr.Octopus (Alfred Molina) the Sandman (Thomas Haden Church) Venom (Topher Grace) 19. Sucess of Raimis trilogy: Grossed nearly 2.5 billion U.S. $ worldwide Each film set several box office records All 3 parts: top 20 highest-grossing domestic films Series: eighth highest-grossing film franchise ever 20. Reboot: The Amazing Spider-Man Sony announced a reboot of the franchise with newdirector Marc Webb and a new cast: Andrew Garfield (Peter Parker) Emma Stones (Gwen Stacey) Rhys Ifans (Dr.Court Connors, Lizard Villain) 21. Story is very similar to the first part of Raimistrilogy But: inlcudes new character, new plot elements New innovations: different Spider-Man look, newidea about costume, the aim to create a very realisticand natural movement of the creatures 22. Success: Was released in 3D and IMAX 3D in July 2012 Production costs: 230 million U.S. $ most expensive one U.S. revenues are behind those of its predecessors huge financial success, but less than the income of theprevious Spider-Man movies 23. Premiere: 14th of June, 2011 onBroadway Cost of aound 70 million U.S.$ most expensive musical everto be performed on Broadway Played at the FoxwoodsTheatre Duration: nearly 3 hous Musical impresses withspectacular stunts 24. Lego Video Games 25. Facebook 26. Twitter 27. Spider-Ham funny animal parody of Marvel Comics Spider- Man First appeared: one-shot humor comic book Marvel Tails Starring Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham #1 ongoing bi-monthly series, Peter Porker, the Spectacular Spider-Ham 28. Mostly for all ages and both gender Comic books: story told in ways which aremainly attractive to female, appeal to youngerreaders TV series: attractive to kids Musical: targets the whole family