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While we've now had our first glimpse of Tom Holland's web-slinger in the official trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming, diehard fans are still tangled in a web of confusion. Despite living in an age of set leaks and spoilery trailers, have webbed themselves up tight, refusing to spill the beans on many of the questions that fans still have about the upcoming blockbuster.

Thank god, then, for the internet. In the months leading up to the official release of Spider-Man: Homecoming, online webheads have devised a number of fan theories to answer many of the questions that we still have, so park(er) yourselves up and read on to discover the best Spidey fan theories that the world wide web has to offer.

Spider-Man [Credit: Marvel Comics Group]
Spider-Man [Credit: Marvel Comics Group]

Did Spider-Man Appear In The MCU Before Captain America: Civil War?

Spider-Man: Homecoming [Credit: Marvel Studios]
Spider-Man: Homecoming [Credit: Marvel Studios]

A new fan theory suggests that we may have seen Peter Parker appear in Iron Man 2 as a child during the Stark Expo, already demonstrating his desire to become a hero.

Who Is Zendaya Playing In Spider-Man: Homecoming?

Spider-Man: Homecoming [Credit: Marvel Studios]
Spider-Man: Homecoming [Credit: Marvel Studios]

Although everyone assumed that Zendaya had been cast as Peter Parker's ultimate love interest, Mary Jane Watson, the actress has confirmed that she's taken on a different role instead. If that's the case, is it possible that Zendaya may have hit the jackpot as Black Cat, or even The White Tiger?

Did A Marvel Hero Kill Uncle Ben?

Captain America: Civil War [Credit: Marvel Studios]
Captain America: Civil War [Credit: Marvel Studios]

The unique key words used to activate The Winter Soldier in included the phrase 'Homecoming', leading some to speculate that Bucky may somehow be responsible for the death of Peter's Uncle Ben. Expect another face-off between Cap's old buddy and in the near future, one that involves less compliments about that 'awesome' metal arm.

Will The Green Goblin Return To The Spider-Man Franchise?

The Green Goblin [Credit: Sony]
The Green Goblin [Credit: Sony]

Some fans are already worried that Homecoming may repeat the mistakes of Spider-Man 3, cramming too many enemies into one film, which may explain why Marvel have been reluctant to reveal Logan Marshall-Green's exact role. However, all signs lead us to believe that Marshall-Green will be a villain too. Does this mean that the franchise may bring back the Green Goblin to fight alongside the Shocker, the Vulture and the Tinkerer?

Does Aunt May Have A Bad Boy Fetish?

Captain America: Civil War [Credit: Marvel Studios]
Captain America: Civil War [Credit: Marvel Studios]

Whether Logan Marshall-Green is playing the Green Goblin or someone different, there's a chance that his villainous character might date Aunt May in Spider-Man: Homecoming, following revelations that Peter doesn't approve of her new love interest. Fortunately, Aunt May is now smoking hot, thanks to the looks of stunner Marisa Tomei.

Is This How The Shocker Will Be Introduced In Spider-Man: Homecoming?

Director Jon Watts chose to share a specific image from Amazing Spider-Man #578, one that could provide vital plot clues which reveal how the Shocker will be introduced in Homecoming.

Will Other Avengers Join Iron Man In 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'?

Captain America: Civil War [Credit: Marvel Studios]
Captain America: Civil War [Credit: Marvel Studios]

While it's become clear that Iron Man will play a pivotal role in Homecoming, mentoring our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man, rumors suggest that Captain America may join Tony Stark for a brief cameo that follows on from the events of Civil War. If that's the case, then things are gonna get totes awks.

Has Donald Glover Secretly Been Cast As The Prowler?

Spider-Man: Homecoming [Credit: Marvel Studios]
Spider-Man: Homecoming [Credit: Marvel Studios]

Despite appearing briefly in the trailer, 's role in Spider-Man: Homecoming has remained shrouded in mystery. However, following the recent release of a solo comic starring The Prowler, fans now believe that the actor has been cast as this vigilante character, which could open the door to an eventual appearance from Miles Morales in the MCU.

Check out every MCU easter egg from the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer below:

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While some of these fan theories may seem more absurd than others, any one of them could prove to be true by the time that Spider-Man: Homecoming swings into theaters on July 7, 2017... although we're really hoping that the Green Goblin doesn't rear his plastic head for a third time in the franchise.

Which Spider-Man: Homecoming fan theory is your favorite? Share your own ideas in the comments section below!

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