Spider-Man: no way home will be the most epic adventure of the arachnid superhero solo due to his confrontation against five iconic villains from the predecessor films directed by Sam Raimi and Marc Webb. The opening of the Multiverse has made fans think that it would be possible to witness Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire’s Spideys in the new Marvel film.
Now, something that has not gone unnoticed by fans is the reference that the film will have to other iconic superheroes: the X-Men.
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The Statue of Liberty in No way home
The second trailer of No way home, along with the new advances for television, shows that the scene of the epic battle between Peter Parker and five ‘sinister’ will be around the Statue of Liberty, a monument that represents the main reference to the X-Men. In addition, it is an essential place in the comics starring Spider-Man, which Peter Parker assiduously visits the monument because that is where he meets one of his best friends, Johnny Storm, better known as Human Torch, one of the Fantastic Four. .
The Statue of Liberty in X-Men
Although No way home will be the first MCU film that will have this symbol of New York City as the setting, it was previously the place where the final battle of the first installment of the X-Men took place, where the X-Men fight against Magneto. to prevent him from activating a device that would turn all the inhabitants of the Big Apple into mutants.
The device is located on the statue’s torch. In the same way, this part of the monument will be essential in No way home, since the advances of Spider-Man 3 show that the torch will be destroyed, just as it happened in the X-Men film.
Torch of the Statue of Liberty
In the following image we can see the comparison of that part of the monument in each film. The one above is from the trailer for Spider-Man: no way home and the one below is from the first installment of the X-Men.