Paul Stacy met Peter Parker and Mary Jane at the Empire State University.
Paul Stacy was introduced again by Prof. Howard to Peter Parker.
Paul was then told to tutor Parker while he was trying to complete his studies at the Empire State University.
He suggested Neil, Parker's own tutoring student, to upgrade his tutorial help.
Paul later reported to Professor Howard Parker's unexcused absence for his class.
After joining the Friends of Humanity, Paul Stacy attempted to intimidate academic rival Robin Vega, who he had discovered was a mutant, into leaving the university, but he was eventually driven off by Peter Parker.
After his apartment was stormed by the Friends of Humanity, Paul helped the other tenants escape, and rushed back into the building to save a child named Angela.
Paul used to attend Prof. Howard's lecture with Peter.
Paul was later saved from Shocker by Spider-Man.
He was then chased atop the Brooklyn Bridge by Shocker and Trapster, who attached him to Spider-Man with his glue.
After chasing them across New York City, the two villains eventually spared their lives.
Paul visited his sister at New York University Medical Center when she was wounded at Parkers' house.
Believing his father was working with Norman Osborn, he verbally attacked him.
Back at the Empire State University campus, Paul rejected Peter Parker's research for being too sloppy.
Since he couldn't live with his father under the same roof, Paul eventually moved out.
He quickly returned home and was seen again there by Peter.
Paul later came to Parker's Fifth Avenue penthouse to bring Jill back home.
He was later seen by Spider-Man discussing with Jill and their father.