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Furthermore, he could easily earn big bucks with his super-powers as Spiderman. How did he end up as a poor photographer? Peter Parker tried earning money as Spider-Man. While being rooked out of his earnings, he let a thief steal money from the person who cheated him. That thief later killed his uncle Ben. He was so traumatized by that, that he ...


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Spider man has spidey-sense. There are also dramatic reasons why this would happen, but the best dramatic reasons are hung on the fabric of in-universe fiction.


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Because Tony Stark persuaded him. And not just with the promise of a new suit. There are two things that Tony does to convince Peter to come help. The first surrounds Peter's version of "With great power comes great responsibility" that he says to Tony Stark; "When you can do the things that I can, but you don't, and then the bad things happen? They ...


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Admittedly, I don't have any hard evidence for this, but I suspect this was an artistic decision on the writer/director's part. And I think it was done purely for the benefit of Tony. Tony's story arc during the movie (and even the last few movies) is that he has been worried about an ultra-powerful entity threatening Earth/humanity ever since the first ...


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When comic book shops first appeared in the '80s, the comic book companies shipped two different versions of the comics to the newsstands (grocery stores, department stores, gas stations, book stores, etc.) and the specialty, comic-centric shops that had just started appearing. Newsstand copies would have a bar code and direct market copies (the ones in ...


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Out of Universe From a meta/out-of-universe perspective, Tom Holland actually improvised his death scene. According to Screen Rant, based on a Redditor who had Joe Russo do a Q&A at their school, [Joe Russo] just instructed [Tom Holland] to act like he doesn’t want to leave, it was Holland who decided to ad-lib his lines: “Mr. Stark, I don’t feel ...


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First thing first: Spider-man is not taking this fight seriously Please notice how he reacts in the fight: he keeps saying how "cool" are his opponents: [webbing comes down, grabs Cap's shield and cuffs his hands. Spider-Man lands on a nearby truck holding Cap's shield] Tony Stark: Nice job, kid! Spider-Man: Thanks! Well, I could have stuck ...


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tl;dr: The short answer is, if we go by the one single explicit date that appears in the movie, and we take Spider-Man as a stand-alone movie, then it's happening in September of 2017. The long answer is: It's is basically impossible to make sense of the MCU timeline if we assume everything in all the official Marvel MCU material (movies, tie-in comics, ...


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In the comics, Peter once willingly revealed his identity to JJJ. TL; DR. In Peter Parker The Spectacular Spider-Man Issue # 6, Spider-Man agrees for a dinner/interview with J. Jonah Jameson. Long story short, Peter reveals his identity to JJJ just to make him understand that not all masked people around are bad people (NOTE: JJJ's wife was killed by a ...


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Not everyone is as money oriented as you seem to be. So long as you have enough to live on then why would you want to be a billionaire? Big mansions and shiny cars are all well and good but you just end up paying more money to maintain them. Note also that most tech people & scientists do not end up vastly wealthy. You get good money, but unless you are ...


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Indeed, this goes all the way back to 1962 and the the first-ever Spider-man story, Amazing Fantasy 15. From comicbookresources.com: Peter decides to test out his newfound powers by taking part in an amateur wrestling competition, donning a mask just in case he loses. Peter quickly beats pro wrestler Crusher Hogan and wins the competition prize money. A ...


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Erm, more likely a reference to James "Sonny" Crockett, the rule-breaking detective of the 1984-1990 Miami Vice duo of Crockett and Ricardo "Rico" Tubbs. Crockett is depicted as a rogue character, that lives by his own set of rules and he is often angered by and in conflict with orders from his superiors, even though he is a highly moral person. "You've ...


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In the 2003 comic Doctor Octopus: Negative Exposure, Octavious reveals this to nobody in particular (unless you count DaVinci's ghost who isn't there). DaVinci's Vitruvian Man greatly inspired him, and he sought to emulate what he saw as eight appendages. Using a bunch of remote controlled tentacles not attached to him by a harness would hardly resemble ...


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J. Jonah Jameson's hatred of Spider-man is both personal and pathological. Some of it is understandable but over the decades, different writers and editors have either expanded or contracted that hatred. In some decades, he was just shy of a madman, paying various scientists to create supervillains. In others, he is just a parasitic newsman taking advantage ...


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It turns out that this comic does not exist in normal continuity with either universe. Although they look identical to the DC Comics' Earth-One Superman and the Marvel's Earth-616 Spider-Man, they are actually denizens of what Marvel calls Earth-7642. In this universe, both DC and Marvel characters have always coexisted with each other. So this universe had ...


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I agree with Dr R Dizzle's answer that Tony persuaded Peter to his side of the conflict, but I also want to add one very important element: Spidey clearly wasn't expecting a real fight At the very beginning of the airport scene, when it becomes clear that things won't be settled with words, Peter asks Tony what he should do. Tony responds that he should do ...


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Two adaptations portray her without red hair. Supaidāman Hitomi Sakuma is Supaidāman's version of Mary Jane. Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark Mary Jane was portrayed by several actresses in this musical, one of whom, Rebecca Faulkenberry, had brown hair. There's also a universe where Mary Jane is an anthropomorphic water buffalo, but she retains her red ...


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This is not from an issue of any of the comics. It's from an episode of the 1967 cartoon. In the episode Double Identity (S01E19B), an actor turned crook named Charles Cameo is impersonating Spider-Man (and others) while robbing people. Spider-Man, of course, confronts the crook and ends up catching him.


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Peter was bitten by a spider and that’s what gives him his powers but not his web shooting ability. Ned: You got bit by a spider? Can it bite me? Well, it probably would’ve hurt, right? You know what? Whatever. Even if it did hurt, I’d let it bite me. Maybe. How much did it hurt? Peter: The spider’s dead, Ned. Spider-Man: Homecoming He uses ...


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Stan Lee has claimed (e.g., in the set of Twitter posts quoted here) that the hyphen is to stop people from confusing Spider-Man with Superman: Spidey's official name has a hyphen: "Spider-Man." Know why? When I dreamed him up, I didn't want anyone confusing him with Superman!


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In the Comics By mistake in Daredevil #77 (Source) Mary Jane Watson with blonde hair (and Peter Parker with black hair). And yes, this issue of Daredevil was published BEFORE Gwen Stacy died. (This issue is cover dated as June 1971. Gwen died two years later in Amazing Spider-Man #121, cover dated June 1973.) Other than that, the red hair has been ...


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Actually, scientifically and biologically it's fine for him to have spinnerets in his wrists. Research earlier this year has confirmed several species of tarantula (and therefore likely other spider species) really DO produce silk from their limbs as well as their abdomens; it's part of what helps them climb surfaces. http://jeb.biologists.org/content/214/...


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This comic appears long before either DC or Marvel were regularly dealing with inter-dimensional chicanery on the order of naming different Elseworlds or dimension designations such as Earth-616. While Earth-2 was already in existence as early as 1963, regular trafficking between dimensions just wasn't conceptually something that happened often in the ...


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Because Peter Parker's background as a photographer was first established in 1962, a decade before Silicon Valley was even named as such, and subsequent updates and reboots have kept that aspect of the character.


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This happened during the original Secret Wars limited series. Doom wasn't in this scene, though he was in other parts of the story. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars; volume 1, issue 3 of 12; July 1984: There had been friction between the X-Men and the other heroes. Rogue in particular felt the Avengers distrusted her; understandable, she had recently been ...


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From the comics: They are two different villains. Hobgoblin was created because the writers didn't want to bring Green Goblin back to life in any way; so they created a new character that resembled him, but was different. This is Hobgoblin. Τhere were many Hobgoblins, but the first Hobgoblin was Roderick Kingsley. The Hobgoblin was created by writer ...


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Aunt May was praying. The ending of the prayer is "deliver us from evil," and the Goblin, being the sadistic evil bastard he is, wanted Aunt May to finish the prayer as a twisted sick joke, or simply put - irony.


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The Green Goblin has, for a very long time, known Spider-Man's secret identity. He has been playing a "game" with Peter ever since: Peter knows that Norman could expose him at any point, and could go after his friends and family; and Norman knows that Peter always managed to outsmart or outwit him and thwart his plans. Thus, Norman's "game" is simply that "...


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Yes, Peter Parker is shown (multiple times) crying over the death of Uncle Ben. In fact, the very first time we see his famous line about great power and great responsibility, it's in a scene where Peter is crying (in Amazing Fantasy #15, the very first Spider-Man story before he even had his own solo comic): He also famously cries just before his own ...


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Depending on how much you're willing to look into it, kinda? In The Amazing Spider-Man, Peter catches a fly (0'15 in the clip below), and is seen licking his fingers at 0'30. Might not be actual craving though, perhaps just uneasiness.


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