* Doom invades America, takes over the presidency by right of revolution, and then cleans up the toxic atmosphere as well as scaring the CorruptCorporateExecutives so bad, they are forced to work with Herod to take him down.
* The 2099 universe having fresh life breathed into it with VideoGame/SpiderManShatteredDimensions and VideoGame/SpiderManEdgeOfTime. Seeing Miguel O' Hara swing and freefall through 2099 New York brings new hope for the series.