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After getting bitten by the radioactive spider, does Peter still ride the bus to school, or does he start web-slinging to get there? Is this ever established in the comics? (While I am interested in any depictions of such travel, I will further stipulate that I am primarily interested in the main universe of Earth-616, not the alternate universes or Ultimates, nor any of the non-Peter Spider-men, nor any version where he is no longer in high school.)

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    This seems like a rather broad set of answers are possible. As many comics and movies will differ etc... – Edlothiad May 4 '17 at 22:55
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    Additionally, I assume the web-slinging just becomes an additional mode of travel that he may use sometimes. He probably doesn't want to blow his cover though. – Möoz May 4 '17 at 23:00
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    Just opinion but probably to protect his identity he would try to maintain his status as a student and ride the bus. – c8irish May 5 '17 at 4:14
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    Exactly! AFAIK they just don't depict it, so we can assume it's the boring answer. I expect that it would get old if he had to repeatedly explain how he missed the bus and still made it to school on time... And knowing that the upcoming movie will finally show him in high school, maybe we'll get some canonical answers there. – Arthulia May 5 '17 at 15:20
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    @JDoe - If you think the question is so trivial to answer, may I suggest you answer it. – Valorum May 5 '17 at 16:53
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In Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Vulture Is a Bird of Prey, Peter wakes up late and can't get on the bus like he wanted to:

Peter: "Got less than a minute to catch my bus!"

He ends up webslinging onto the bus roof as Spiderman but then gets knocked off by a branch, forcing him to have to find his way to school:

At this point he is in college and the bus is a double decker public one, not a school bus. He ends up being late for class.

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    The question specifically states that the asker is not interested in post-high school. As such, this doesn't really answer the question on whether he caught the bus to high school. – Gnemlock Mar 1 at 4:50
  • @Gnemlock The question says "I am interested in any depictions of such travel". The more specific focus was added after the question was closed in order to get it reopened. Still, I think that it is pretty relevant even to the question of what he did in high school: if snow's out, it's going to be just as unpleasant webslinging to school and he's still going to have to change. – Laurel Mar 1 at 5:20
  • I would agree if the scope was narrowed after the fact, but the restrictions that disclude your answer were made almost two years prior to your answer. The rest of your argument is just speculation on what you think he would do. – Gnemlock Mar 1 at 5:25

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