‘The Thick Of It’ cast appear on cover of new ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ comic book

Peter Capaldi, Chris Addison and Joanna Scanlan can all be seen seated inside a London bus

The cast of The Thick Of It make an unexpected cameo on the cover of December’s issue of The Amazing Spider-Man comic book.

Peter Capaldi, Chris Addison, Joanna Scanlan, Paul Higgins, James Smith and Polly Kemp can all be seen on the comic book’s cover, seated inside a London bus onto which Spider-Man has been slung. Addison shared a picture of the cover on Twitter earlier today.

Advertisement

Meanwhile, The Thick Of It‘s creator Armando Iannucci has tweeted to ask fans if they know how the Spider-ManThick Of It mini-crossover came about. “Anyone know why Thick of It cast are in recent Spiderman issue? As a lifelong Marvel fan I’m delighted. And curious,” he wrote earlier today.

Mark Millar, creator of comic books including Kick-Ass and Wanted, replied to suggest that comic book artist Alex Ross might be responsible.

Advertisement

Another of Iannucci’s followers pointed out that the comic book’s writer, Dan Slott, is also a fan of the British political sitcom, which ran on BBC Two and BBC Four for four series between 2005 and 2012.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement