Jackal in Marvel Comics

A tie-in mobile app for this summer’s Spider-Man: Homecoming seems to imply that the filmmakers could be planting the seeds for the Jackal to appear in a later installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The character was first introduced as Miles Warren in 1965’s The Amazing Spider-Man #31, where he was a professor of biology at Empire State University. His brother Raymond was a science teacher at Peter Parker’s high school in the comics. Upon meeting Peter and his then-girlfriend Gwen Stacy, Miles developed romantic feelings for Gwen and became jealous of Peter. After Stacy was killed at the hands of the Green Goblin, Warren blamed Spider-Man for the tragedy and vowed ...

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