Questions tagged [spider-man]

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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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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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Does Peter Parker regain his body again in Superior Spider-Man?

I just started reading the Superior Spider-Man comics and I am not up to date with the latest issues. I was wondering if Peter Parker ever regains his body, or does Doctor Octopus take his body ...
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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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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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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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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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The Amazing Spider Man 2 iOS game prologue cutscenes explained

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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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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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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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 are the webs under Spidey's arms for?

In the older Spider-man comics (although it pops again every now and then) he is almost always drawn with webbing in his arm pits as part of his costume. Have these things been given any function in ...
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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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Why was “Spider-Man Unlimited” canceled?

The animated series "Spider-Man Unlimited" was one the best Spider-Man series after Spider-Man: The Animated Series. The concept of Counter-earth and the beastials was great. But the show ended on a ...
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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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In Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2, why was Peter losing his spider powers?

I was watching Spider-Man 2 and I saw Spider-Man falling off the building, trying to shoot his web and failing. I asked myself what was happening. For all that time, he was doing his “spider job” ...
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Are there any stories where a Spider-Man with organic webbing runs out of webbing?

In a few parallel universes of Spider-Man, Peter Parker is given the power of organic webbing in addition to his other powers. I want to know whether any comic book story (or TV show, videogame etc) ...
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What are the differences between Spider-man and Ultimate Spider-man?

In Spider-men we see the normal and Ultimate universe Spider-mans meet. The normal Spider-man is surprised by Ultimate Spider-man's venom sting and electrified webs. What other differences in powers ...
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What was Peter Parker’s college major?

In which area did Peter Parker major in at university? Did he ever show any computer hacking skills or other computer-related interests (computer science)?
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Has J. Jonah Jameson ever accused Spider-Man of being a mutant?

The Marvel universe has plenty of mutants (i.e. homo superior, like the X-Men) who are strongly hated by a sizable population. And Spider-Man on first glance isn't all that different from them. ...
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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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Is there an in-universe explanation why nobody traced Spider-Man via his purchase of Oscorp Biocable?

Per the Wikipedia article on Spider-Man's webcasters, in the original comic book Peter Parker develops the webcasters on his own as "an extremely intelligent and creative" scientist. Per the same ...
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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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What happened to the spider that bit Peter Parker?

Do we know what happened to the radioactive spider after it bit Peter Parker? Did it bite anyone else or did it just live out the rest of it's spider-life in peace?
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After Peter Parker was bitten, what happened to the rest of the radioactive spiders?

Did Peter Parker take part in, or have knowledge of what happened to the rest of the radioactive spiders? Were they disposed of or are they are still hanging around in a lab somewhere?
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Why would Octavius throw a car at Peter?

In the second film of the original Spider-Man trilogy, Harry Osborne makes a deal with Otto Octavius. In exchange for precious Tritium, Otto must bring Harry Spider-Man alive - and Peter Parker will ...
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Have Spider-Man and The Hulk ever fought in the comics?

Just wondering if Spider-Man and The Hulk have ever fought in the comics, and who won if they have?
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Can Spider-Man climb ice walls?

Can Spider-Man climb ice walls with his hands and/or his web? Are there examples where Spider-Man encountered ice, or other evidence of his superpower under cold conditions?
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Why does Spider-Man's suit have this feature in Homecoming?

The suit in Spider-Man: Homecoming has an "instant kill" mode that keeps coming up, and it's only used for comedic purposes in the movie. From what I know Peter Parker doesn't seek to kill anyone, and ...
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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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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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Since when has Spider-Man's armpit-webbing been used for gliding?

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man is seen to have armpit-webbing that's used for gliding, apparently (fast forward to 0:10s): In other words: Was this just a ...
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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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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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Why can Cindy Moon (Silk) produce organic webbing while Peter Parker can't?

Cindy Moon, Silk, was bitten by the exact same spider that gave Peter Parker his powers, as established in Amazing Spider-Man vol. 3. While they both possess almost identical powers, Cindy's Spider-...
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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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How does Spider-Man's spider tracer work?

I had always assumed the spider tracer was a gadget invented by Peter Parker, one that sends a signal to some receiver that Spider-Man carries around when he wants to track a tracer. However, I ...
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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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Identify a Spider-Man comic featuring Spider-Man saving Jameson's astronaut son

I remember reading Comic World by Diamond Comics (India) in 90s. This was a digest kind of comics featuring stories from lots of different comics (Indian and foreign both). It contained a Spider-Man ...
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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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How high can Spider-man jump?

In an answer about Spidey vs. Doc Ock, we learned that Spider-man is actually one of the stronger Marvel super-heroes. It's also often stated that he has the proportional strength of a spider, but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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