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Why were Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire Peter Parker? [closed]

Generally the concept of the multiverse is a possibly infinite collection of universes of identical composition that only differ because of alternate choices its inhabitants make. So was there any in-...
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Why did the Sinister Six capture Aunt May and Betty Brant?

I'm reading some of the old Spider-Man comics by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. I read the issue about the Sinister Six, when Dr Octopus captures Aunt May and Betty Brant. These are two of the closest ...
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Is the math done by Spider-Man in Spider-Man: No Way Home real or just made up?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home when Spider-Man and Doctor Strange are fighting with each other. Doctor Strange takes them to mirror dimension. Spider-Man realizes that Mirror world is having some ...
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1970s live action Spider-Man TV series fancy dress/costume party episode

Did this happen or am I suffering from the Mandela Effect? I remember watching a live action episode of The Amazing Spider-Man in the late 1970s and Peter Parker was getting ready to go to a fancy ...
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Which issue of which Spider-Man series had Spidey fighting a villain in a white costume with black spots?

I remember reading an issue of a Spider-Man series that had Spidey fighting a villain in a white costume with black spots. The spots were actually a kind of portal, which meant that the villain couldn'...
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In which comic did Spider-Man remove his mask to a little girl?

I'm looking for a comic where Spider-Man removes his mask to smile at a little girl. The art is realistic. Seemed pretty much like a panel from Alex Ross. The girl in this snippet says something to ...
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How old is this returning character in Spider-Man: No Way Home?

In Spider-Man: No Way Home, we see the return of Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man. Some time has passed since his own movies, in which he played a character jarringly younger character than his actual self....
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In the comics is Spider-Man special in that there is always a different version of him across realities?

I'm only asking about the comics, but I distinctly remember from watching Spider-Man: The Animated Series growing up, that Spider-Man was somehow special in that there were alternate versions ...
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Was the spider that bit Peter Parker in the Sam Raimi universe radioactive?

In Sam Raimi's Spider-Man (2002), it's revealed during the class trip scene to Oscorp Labs that the spider that bit Peter Parker is an entirely new species created by combining all the best genetic ...
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Martial artist ally of Doctor Strange in a Spider-Man cartoon

This character appeared in an episode of the early-mid '90s Spider-Man cartoon, specifically the episode where Spider-Man teams up with Strange to stop Strange's enemy Mordo and rescue Mary Jane from ...
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Is any version of Spider-Man motivated by thrill of action?

According to the fourth stanza of the lyrics in their song, Spider-Man, the eponymously named theme song of the 1967 cartoon show Spider-Man, composed by Paul Francis Webster and Bob Harris, it is ...
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After Civil War, which Spider-Man storylines are required to catch up to Last Remains?

I have read the events of Civil War, and I have the Spider-Man comics for Ends of the Earth which I've also read through. I've recently learnt about Morlun, who appears in later comics, the last of ...
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What do I read before diving into 2016 Spider-Man/Deadpool crossover comics?

I've wanted to get into the comics side of things so I decided to start with the two characters I know best out of all of them, but I don't know what I should read beforehand. Should I read all of the ...
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Looking for a Spider-Man comic from the 1970s where a telepathic man-child controls a town, is defeated when Spidey "deafens" him?

Plot Details/Summary The villain in this one was a man who had been born something of mutant (in a more traditional, non X-Men sense of the word). He looked rather freakish/monstrous, and possessed ...
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Are there full scripts available for all episodes of season 2 of "Spider-Man Unlimited"?

Just wanted to know if there is any site that has, or if the script writer has made public, the full scripts of all episodes of season 2 of Spider-Man Unlimited which got cancelled.
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Looking for comic where Spider-Man faces a lawsuit over him leaving his webs everywhere

If I am not wrong, the earlier Spider-Man comics had him use only his webs for transportation. Later on though, when he got his Spider-Cycle, he almost abandoned using his webs for transportation ...
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An episode from Spider-Man animated series (1994-1998) in which he has a dream sequence or an hallucination about being an actual spider

I'm practically sure this was part of an episode from the Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1994-1998), although I can't remember anything else from that episode. The way I remember it, there was a ...
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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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