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Edopunk Marvel: Spider-Man by genesischant Edopunk Marvel: Spider-Man by genesischant
Edopunk is an invented term I've been using to describe this particular sort of redesign/reimagining. It's a blanket term to better cover multiple time periods and levels of realism. In this next series I'm probably going to jump around a bit in the Marvel universe, doing major characters and personal favorites.

Spider-Man is reimagined as Tsuchigumo.

Ippei Ippaku is a struggling author/illustrator of 'kibyoushi', a popular type of printed picture book. He works for the powerful Jyuumonji-ya publishing house, the largest in Edo. Ippei's most popular work concerns the sensational exploits of the 'Tsuchigumo' (named after a monstrous spider), an outlaw-vigilante. This roguish character is famous for stealing from the wealthy and corrupt, fighting violent criminals, and visiting ladies' rooms unannounced. Ippei's boss, Jyujiro Jyuumonji, hates the masked character, but acknowledges the public's hunger for the controversial figure.

Luckily, his boss knows nothing of Ippei's other life- as the infamous spider bandit, Tsuchigumo. Ippei is actually descended from a long line of preternatural Tsuchigumo bandits, a fact that was revealed to him by his uncle on his deathbed. Swearing to use his unnatural physical prowess to save the powerless, Ippei donned a mask and trained in the use of rope-skills to easily navigate the dense urban forest of Edo. Ippei is a master of knots, acrobatics, and a wide array of esoteric rope weapons. His exciting night-life is balanced by a miserable daytime grind to meet Jyuumonji's unreasonable deadlines.
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On2XSecretProbation Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Nice version of Spidey.
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Avary18 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013
Cooooooool
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TheStoreClerk Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WOAH- Coooooooooooool. :)
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genesischant Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Cool idea!
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riderman09 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

hey, i have a idea for ya: Edopunk Marvel, Iron Fist and Power Man!

in the story power man his enemy tried to kill him using a special poison, but instead of killing him gives him skin as hard as diamonds!

and his friend; a man who uses the ancient art of Ki giving him many martial art skills, one in particular the 'Tetsu-Ken' giving him the Title, Iron Fist!

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riderman09 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
epic!
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chomiji Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
Love this series so much. His little smirk here is excellent. :w00t:
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Intellectual-Soldier Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Student General Artist
Do you plan on doing an edopunk versions of Venom, Carnage or the sinister six?

What does Jyujiro Jyuumonji look like?
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Quantum-Roberts Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
This is so cool. Can't wait to see what else you have planned.
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Intellectual-Soldier Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Student General Artist
this is most cool reimagning of Spider Man that I have ever seen!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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