Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse features versions of Spider-Man from various parallel dimensions. Are all of these "new" dimensions, or are they intended to be existing-dimensions within the Marvel multiverse of comics, films, etc.? In other words, are any of the Spider-People we see from established Marvel universes (e.g. Earth-616, Earth-1610, Earth-199999, Amazing Spider-Man universe, etc.), or does this movie exist outside the continuity of any other Marvel storyline?

For example, is

The older, divorced, somewhat overweight thirtysomething Peter Parker

supposed to represent a future Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man, or some other version of Spider-Man?

To be clear, I'm not asking about what works inspired this movie, I'm asking to what extent it exists within the continuity of those previous works, as opposed to just being inspired by it.

  • This is a great question, but I wish you'd also included the four named villains besides the alternate spidermen. Some or all of those villains must have appearances in earlier media too.
    – b_jonas
    Dec 26 '18 at 18:39

The stinger has appearances from:

Spider-Man 2099 and the Spider-Man from the 1967 cartoon.

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    While Peter B. Parker did have some scenes out of the Raimi films, he had artificial web slingers - in the Raimi films, Spider-Man generated webs organically. Dec 18 '18 at 1:11
  • @RobertColumbia: I've amended my answer to include your comment. I could have sworn I saw a "from the director" comment about the source of the character, but I'm having no luck.
    – FuzzyBoots
    Dec 22 '18 at 13:45

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