Sun-Spider is one of the more recent additions to the Spider-Man comic book mythos to make an appearance in “Across the Spider-Verse,” which just goes to show that the filmmakers kept the source material. After “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was released in 2018, fans took to Twitter to share artwork depicting who their Spider-Man variant would use #spidersona. Artist Dayn Broder tweeted their creation, Sun-Spider, which caught the attention of Marvel. The publisher requested to use the character in their comics. How cool is that?
Sun-Spider appeared in the 2019 “Spider-Verse” comic book series; in one of the issues, Broder (via Polygon) said, “As a disabled person, I almost never see disabled superheroes. I wanted to create someone like me: an ambulatory wheelchair user, who can still kick ass in her own Sun-Spider is hyper flexible, although this has its downsides as it means she needs extra stability, and crutches help with that.And she does – her crutches also serve as web shooters.The character’s backstory was fleshed out in the 2022 comic book series “Edge of Spider-Verse”, in which it is revealed that Sun-Spider’s civilian identity is Charlotte Webber, a teenage girl who, like just about every other Spider-Man variant, must balance a life of duty and protecting the world.In the film, Sun-Spider is voiced by comedian Danielle Perez, herself in a wheelchair .