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Was there ever a film, comic, or toon where Batman had Spider-Man's (or Spider-Man-like) powers?

A friend of mine swears this exists, and has for years, in which case I thought: It would have to be a fan made story of sorts, such as doujinshi or fan made video. No such officially sanctioned ...
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Can or has the Spider-Sense ever been used offensively?

Rated as a mental power, Peter Parker's Spider-Sense rates as a 3 or 4 out of 7, depending on the card series. There have been discrepancies in explanations of how it works exactly, with someone ...
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How does MJ still know Peter's alter ego?

In the events of Amazing Spider-Man #Brand New Day and after it becomes clear, that Peter somehow erased the knowledge of his secret identity from literally everyone. Neither villains nor heroes know ...
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Aside from Spider-Man, who else has had the Captain Universe powers?

I was wondering if there were any other significant instances of heroes or simply other sentient beings being granted the Captain Universe powers for an extended period of time in the Marvel Universe.
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Looking for the comic book where Spider-Man was [mistakenly] addressed as Super-Man

I recently saw this snippet from what seems like an old Spider-Man comic where he's battling Doctor Octopus. Here, Doctor Octopus is able to snap out of Spider-Man’s webbing after which he says: ...
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Has J.J.Jameson ever found out that Peter Parker is Spider-Man?

I haven't read the comics, only seen some Spider-Man movies and The Animated Series, so I wonder if J.J.Jameson has ever found out that Peter Parker is Spider-Man?
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How many types of webbing does Spider-Man have?

I know this may not be an easy question to answer, but it occured to me... Over the years, Peter Parker has made a number of different types of webbing. Considering that the webbing is, more or less, ...
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Spider-Man and Fantastic 4 crossover comic with Double Identity Scene

I recently found this question while browsing the site, and the accepted answer says the image never came from the comic books. However, I clearly remember that my first comic book issue had that ...
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Has Peter Parker ever eaten bugs?

After being bitten by the spider, has Peter Parker ever eaten or craved eating bugs as a side effect?
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How do Miles Morales's shoes fit after he gets bitten?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Miles experiences a significant growth spurt after being bitten, which means that his pants no longer fit him (see around 14:05). However, he's shown wearing his ...
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Why was Peter's “Peter Tingle” not working at the start of the events of “Far From Home”?

At the start of Spider-Man: Far From Home May throws a banana at Peter which he fails to notice coming which hits him. She then states that his "Peter Tingle", Spidey sense, was not working. This ...
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What were the Kingpin's plans for Spider-Man?

In an issue of Spectacular Spider-Man in the Birth of Venom collection, A lieutenant of the Kingpin called the Rose puts a contract on Spider-Man's life. In a later issue when the Kingpin learns of ...
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Is there ever any indication in the MCU as to how Spider-Man got his powers?

Is there ever anything in MCU that hints at how Spider-Man got his powers? I know that he first appeared in Captain America: Civil War, and he already had his powers. I was wondering if there is ever ...
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Was this incident in Captain America: Civil War officially confirmed to be a consequence of Spider-Man’s Spidey sense?

When Spider-Man is fighting Bucky and Falcon during the airport scene in Captain America: Civil War, Bucky (apparently) throws door at Spider-Man. Spidey instinctively ducks avoiding the door from ...
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Is there any precedent for Aunt May being Spider-Man's techie/helper?

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, the Aunt May in Miles' universe is shown to not only know that Peter Parker is Spider-Man (ie - not asking about this), but also that she apparently designs ...
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Fan fiction about Peter Parker getting kidnapped on the way to a camp thing and being experimented on for around 4 days

Tony Stark and Natasha Romanova find Peter. He’s got pods implanted in his arms that hurt him if moves them. He’s got special handcuffs on. He’s had to leave supervised phone messages for his Aunt May ...
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Are Spiderman's Web Shooters Biological or Artificial? [duplicate]

I am confused. I thought Spiderman's ability to shoot web was through biologically built-in nodules in his wrists due to the mutations that happened when he was bitten by the spider. But then in MCU ...
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How fast does the web fluid exit Spider-Man's web shooters?

As I was watching Spider-Man swing and grab, swing and grab, as he traveled post haste across the big screen, I thought his commute time was quite impressive. How fast does the web fluid exit from ...
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Does Peter Parker have a Chemical Engineering degree?

In Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse during Peter reveals that he has a degree in Chemical Engineering. In the Marvel comics, does Peter Parker indeed have a degree in Chemical Engineering?
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Why did this character become a villain in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse?

So apparently, in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, My question is, how could
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Which dimensions from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse exist in other works?

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 ...
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Why did Venom keep spider thread after separating from Peter Parker?

In the 90's Spider-Man animated series Venom bonds with Peter Parker/Spider-Man. After their separation and after bonding with Eddie Brock Venom still creates spider webbing. Since Venom is an alien ...
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Why is Jefferson Davis-Morales working for PDNY (instead of NYPD)?

The movie Spider-man: into the Spider-verse focus on Miles Morales as the new Spider-man. What surprised me when watching the movie is that his father Jefferson Davis-Morales is a policeman working ...
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Do Spider-Man's web shooters ever trigger accidentally?

One thing has always bothered me about Spider-Man. Most people, I think, are aware that Spider-Man's wrist-mounted web shooters are activated with a small lever that he presses with his middle two ...
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Did the Radioactive Spider Bite Give Earth-616 Peter Parker Muscle Definition, Like in the 2002 Raimi Trilogy?

As anyone who's watched the Raimi 2002 Spider-Man trilogy may remember, Peter wakes up the morning after the spider bite with a ripped body, standing in stark contrast with the scrawny body we'd seen ...
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What’s this Spider-Man comic, and did it inspire a scene in Avengers: Infinity War?

I recently came across this image of Spider-Man which is very similar I'm looking for the exact source of this snap-shot (intended pun here); the comic-book issue etc. Also, is this the original ...
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What does the Venom symbiote subsist on?

The comics always seemed handwavey about this in my memory, saying that the symbiote was absorbing the life energy of its host or some such twaddle. Fine. But when Spider-Man (and then eventually ...
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Does Spider-Man’s webbing dissolve in Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy?

Classically, Peter Parker designed his webbing so that it would dissolve after an hour or so, but before then would be stronger than steel. This was done so that cops arriving on the scene could ...
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What's the significance of all the masks in the Osborn mansion?

Does it continue the running theme throughout the film? The things I can think of are: Don't ever be ashamed of who you are -Norman and Then why does he wear a mask? What's he got to hide? -...
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Does Spider-Man's webbing have a distinctive odour?

As mentioned by numerous contributors on Quora (not to forget his character in the MCU, the animated series etc. etc.), Spider-Man made his own webbing using a bunch of chemicals. Although I was not ...
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Order of watching Spider-Man movies

What is the order for watching the Spider-Man movies? I tried finding it online, but it included all the "failed projects" and animated TV shows. Could someone please make a list of the (live-action) ...
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Can Spider-Man change the color of his webbing?

I was playing the new Marvel's Spider-Man game for PS4 and was looking at all his new suits and it came to mind, is it possible for Peter Parker to change the color of his webbing? For example, from ...
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What happens to Spider-Man's webs? [duplicate]

A favorite view of Spider-Man (at least in movies and games) is of the hero web-slinging his way through the streets of New York City. But what becomes of all the web ropes that Spider-Man discards as ...
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How does Spider-Man manage to hold on to his webs?

When Spider-Man web slings across town, the general procedure is shoot web, hold it, swing, airtime, repeat. For good grip, the end of the web line he's holding should be well below the center of his ...
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Did any official comic Spider-Men not appear in Spider-Verse?

The original Spider-Verse event was touted as featuring "every Spider-Man ever." Due to the sheer number of Spider-Man adaptations, this isn't actually true. Is it true that every official (as in ...
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How far can Spider-man shoot his web with his web-shooters?

In recent gameplay demo of Marvel Spider-man ps4, I noticed that when he web zipping the web went pretty far (actually, incredibly far). Is that really true that his web can shoot really far? Is there ...
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Is Spider-Man's blood really radioactive?

The theme-song for the 1967 Spider-Man TV show has this part: Is he strong? Listen bud, He's got radioactive blood. I assume that "radioactive" in this case means that it is currently ...
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Is Maw Peter's First Kill?

So I know that Spider-Man is a 'no kill' hero, and in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter is really freaked by instant kill mode. In Avengers: Infinity War, Maw is shown to die after Peter comes up with a ...
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How did Spider-Man regain his secret identity after Civil War?

Spider-Man from Marvel comics reveals his secret identity in public during the events of Civil War. He is not the only one who did it; other examples are Iron Man, Wonder Man and Captain Marvel (Miss ...
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Why was Spider-Man the only person to feel any physical sensation from this event in Infinity War?

Near the end of Infinity War... While other characters showed emotional feelings about this event, Spider-Man was the only one to show signs of physical distress. Why?
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Did Professor Xavier ever show regret for altering Spider-Man’s memories?

In Secret Wars #3, Professor Xavier modifies Spider-Man’s memories because he overheard plans the X-Men had made to leave the group of heroes. In issue #4, Professor Xavier tells Magneto that what he ...
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Which 1970s Spider-Man cartoon had sentient alternate dimension plants?

As a kid I have distinct memories of watching a Spider-Man cartoon on television. Given the house it was in, it could have been as late as 1981, but I'm pretty sure it was really the late 1970s. I ...
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How did Spider-Man get web-fluid back in his web-shooters?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, after the plane crashes, and Peter tries to save Toomes' life, he realizes that web-fluid in his web-shooters is depleted Anyways, he saves him after pulling out, but ...
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How strong is Spider-man's webbing?

Everyone is familiar with the friendly neighborhood Spider-man's webbing: both organic as shown in Sam Raimi's Spider-man, or the Web-shooters version from every other Spider-man incarnation. My ...
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The Amazing Spider Man 2 iOS game prologue

I need explanation on the cutscenes, specifically; Why there is cellphone device with a hologram inside the flying robot? Where did the green thing comes from when he is on the top the truck and ...
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Has Spider-Man ever run out of webs?

In the comics, Spider-Man shoots out webs from web shooters (unlike the first three movies). As they are actual devices, they must have a finite amount of webs stored in them. Therefore, Have Spider-...
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Why was “Spider-man unlimited” canceled?

The animated series of "Spider-man Unlimited" was one the best Spider-man series after Spider-man TAS. The concept of Counter-earth and the beastials was great. But the show ended on a cliffhanger ...
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In Raimi's Spider-Man Trilogy, how many years passed in the storyline between each film?

The only info I could find was from Wikipedia, which did not cite their source, but states that two years pass between the events of Spider-Man (2002) and Spider-Man 2 (2004). No passage is stated for ...
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What kind of sense is spider-sense?

Spider-Man's spider-sense is usually described as a tingling sensation he gets when in danger, non-specific about the nature of the danger but able to identify its direction. Marvel.com states: ...
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Have the Spider-Man sketches from The Electric Company ever been referenced in more “canonical” media?

In the 1970s, the Children's Television Workshop produced a show called The Electric Company, aimed at improving reading skills for elementary school students. It featured many recurring sketches, ...