Questions tagged [spider-man]

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Is Roderick Kingsley supposed to be a dig at a Marvel Executive?

I've been catching up with Superior Spider-Man, and can't help but wonder if Roderick Kingsley, the original Hob-Goblin, is supposed to be an analogue for a real-life person within Marvel ...
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What were the original purpose(s) of Doc Ock's auxiliary gadgets in his mechanical tentacles?

In the Sam Raimi-directed film Spider-Man 2, Doctor Octavius creates his iconic harness of mechanical tentacles for the purpose of manipulating and controlling his fusion experiment. In addition to ...
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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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Was the Spider-Verse arc inspired by Spider-Man: The Animated Series?

In Spider-Man: The Animated Series season 5 during Spider Wars, we learn about parallel universes with different versions of Spider-Man and they fight a common evil. This arc seems quite similar to ...
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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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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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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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Does Spider-Man ever save his empty web cartridges?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming he discharges his empty web canisters and reloads them. When they pop out he doesn't bother picking them up (litter bug!). I don't know how easy/expensive they are to make, ...
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How commonly known is Spider-man's origin?

In Avengers: The Initiative #1, Gyrich remarks of superhero origins: How widely known was the origin of Spider-man (at this point - between Civil War and Secret Invasion) in the 616 universe? I ...
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Possible literary character influences for Peter Parker

As originally conceived Peter Parker is a tragic character with some key events happening in Amazing Fantasy 15 (death of his uncle), The Amazing Spider Man 121-122 (Gwen Stacy death). The following ...
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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 ...