"As of today, Peter Parker is no longer with us...he unfortunately died valiantly in his final fight against Doc Ock." -- Marvel Comics assistant editor Ellie Pyle
And so Peter Parker—known to millions as Spider-Man—has died within the pages of "Amazing Spider-Man" #700, in stores today. Taking his place will be an unlikely choice for a replacement—his mortal enemy, Doctor Octopus!
MTV Geek has put together a tribute video to everyone's favorite webslinger, featuring such stars as "The Walking Dead's " Norman Reedus, the cast of the Broadway show "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark," and much, much more!
We also hear about this controversial news from the writer of "Amazing Spider-Man" himself—Dan Slott.
Keep it tuned-in to MTV Geek for all the latest news on this breaking story!