@TheOneMCMK: Not sold per se. They made an agreement. Spider-man could be part of the MCU but Sony had to give up merch rights. After the flop of Amazing Spider-man 2, Sony was desperrate to get the movies back on track. Well...it worked. MCU spidey movies made a fortune.
The free comic book day selection was out today, had to pick up Spider-Man as this was suppose to be the first appearance of Virus, keen to see what CGC grades this with if they say it's the first appearance or not. CGC uses the indicia on the book and will say this is Virus first appearance but the community will say Venom 26 is.
We have been wanting to get this framed picture for a while and today we finally said why not, let's just try it and see