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Spider-Man comic with him complaining about New York

Looking for a comic with Spider-Man riding in or on a cab or car (holiday theme as well). He's had a terribly stressful day and asks, "God why do you hate New Yorkers?" Late 80s early 90s?
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How exactly is Miles Morales (1610) camouflage power explained to work in-universe?

That's about it: I'm asking about the possible mechanics of Miles’ power, as they explain it in comic canon. Also curious as to the "Real world" possible explanation, but trying to basically ...
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Did the events of “One More Day” erase Mary Jane's pregnancy from the timeline?

The controversial One More Day storyline from 2008 famously altered Marvel Earth-616 history so that Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson were never married. In the revised timeline, a random mishap ...
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When was the Battle Fever J Stage Show at 3 Heroes Korakuen Yuenchi presented?

In the course of providing an answer to Did the Japanese Spider-Man ever have a TV crossover with any other Super Sentai characters?, I found that there was a stage show which involved the "...
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Did the Japanese Spider-Man ever have a TV crossover with any other Super Sentai characters?

The main reason I'm asking this is because I plan to start watching the Japanese Spider-Man with my fiancee, and while doing research, I found that there was apparently another Marvel inspired Super ...
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Has Peter ever shared his secret web formula with the other Spiders?

I'd assume that Spider-Girl (or sometimes also called as Spider-Woman and is the daughter of Peter and MJ Parker) may have received the formula from her dad. However, speaking of the other spiders (...
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Does Miles Morales' invisibility power come with limits or tradeoffs?

I have not read the Miles Morales Spider-Man books. I just watched Into the Spider-Verse. Does the invisibility power come with limits or tradeoffs? It seems like a plot-breaker if he could just stay ...
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When has Peter ever changed his Web-Formula?

In The Amazing Spider-Man 320, we see Peter working on a new and improved webbing formula. Which other times has he changed said formula? And I'm not talking about let's say ice webs or acid webs, I'm ...
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Has Peter Parker ever received any awards for his photography?

Peter Parker, the Amazing Spider-Man, has been a photographer for the Daily Bugle newspaper since he was about 15 or 16 years old. The paper has paid a lot of money to him over the years for many of ...
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How does Spider-Man track chemical trails?

In Spider-Man PS4, Peter Parker has the ability to identify and track certain chemicals he comes across. The identification process is most likely a form of spectroscopy, probably Raman. But after ...
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Has Spider-Man's spider nature ever emerged to the point that he became dangerous to humans?

Has Spider-Man's spider nature ever emerged to the point that he became dangerous to humans? Or at least had primitive urges that his human side had to overcome?
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Why didn't Norman Osborn's twins seek out Harry?

Was revisiting the Spider-Man Sin's Past story line, and something doesn't seem to make sense... well, to be fair, that whole damn comic doesn't exactly make sense, but on a less meta note: Gwen and ...
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Which Spider-Man movies do I have to watch in order to start watching MCU?

I have watched only first Tobey Maguire Spider-Man movie and no movies of Spider-Man and MCU other than that.
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What is the formula for Spider-Man's base web fluid?

In any incarnation where Peter's webs are non-organic, he basically engineers both the web formula, and the delivery system (the web shooters) that he can use to weaponize it. Most data on it says the ...
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Does any Spider-Man villain other than Dr. Octopus and the Lizard have a PhD?

I am particularly curious about Norman Osborn. Any universe is fine, as long as you state about which universe you are answering for.
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Are the organs with which Spider-Man secretes organic webbing ever shown?

So I understand that the webs Spidey uses are in fact generated from within his body and seem to project from his wrists (?) -- real spiders have spinnerets I think located on their abdomens. Do the ...
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Has Black Widow ever been imbued with Spider-Powers?

I'm aware that there are many Spider-People of various flavors (see Into the Spider-Verse) and all kinds of storylines where others have been temporily imbued with Spider-Powers. Lo and behold, Black ...
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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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