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Who ever wrote this bit about Spider-Man still using his mechanical Webshooters over his biological ones sometimes, PLEASE gimme a call (user talk:Marvul)!!! I need to know if thats true ´cause I cant find any evidence in my books.


Can we get a citation to Spider-Man's strength? I have always heard/read 15 tons. Where do we see 25 tons? --JamieHari 01:50, 20 December 2006 (UTC)


Can we get a citation on when Spider-Man used the Black Marvel identity? I cannot find a comic book issue that this took place in. --drgnrbrn316 04:52, 05 February 2007


I see there is made a category "Civil war Characters, but is that a must? I mean how far wan't we go, you also can make a category: the Other, Secret wars, Inferno etc etc. It's not that I don't like the idea but how far must we go?? Peter Wildenbeest 22:19, 16 March 2007 (UTC)

Kill it, kill it now! --Squirrelloid 22:36, 16 March 2007 (UTC)
I have killed it (lol)Peter Wildenbeest 13:00, 23 March 2007 (UTC)

New character template[]

Why not use the new character template on the page? Here is a version of this page using that template: User:CleverGuy/Spider-Man.
--CleverGuy 15:27, 18 April 2007 (UTC)

But we are!......Now. --M1shawhan 00:08, 19 April 2007 (UTC)
Great! Thanks. --CleverGuy 14:44, 19 April 2007 (UTC)

Sexually abused?[]

I think somewhere in here we should put the events outlined in Spider-Man/Power Pack #1. The fact Peter was sexually abused is both interesting and little-known. I know it's a small thing, but just a suggestion. Ronimus Prime 15:51, 16 January 2008 (UTC)

Wow I didn't know that. This explains a lot :p Copycat989 18:34, 16 January 2008 (UTC)
Sure, feel free to add it.
Can you add a citation next to it though?
Just in case anyone contests the fact.
Example of how to add a reference: <ref>Uncanny X-Men #12345</ref>
--Jamie 00:20, 17 January 2008 (UTC)
This is a public service comic of questionable canon, and so it should not be mentioned in the Peter Parker (Earth-616) article. --Ricochet Spidey 23:04, 29 October 2008 (UTC)
I am tending to agree with this. I think it might be better under Notes...or even under trivia. The Power Pack comics as of late seem to jump in and out of continuity anyhow. That and the special announcement comics should always be taken with a grain of salt when adding to the pages. I say you can move the comments and just put a reason summary stating that it was from a non-canon book and you will be fine with the move of info. --M1shawhan 00:49, 30 October 2008 (UTC)
As long as there's a reference I'm cool with it.
Nathan (Peteparker) (Earth-1218) (talkcontribsemail) 21:58, 2 November 2008 (UTC)


on the marvel site spidey is Back in the Red n' Blue. Should we change it here? Blackspider 00:02, 7 February 2008 (UTC)

Sure! :)
--Your Friendly Neighborhood Peteparker (talkcontribsemail) 18:38, 4 March 2008 (UTC)


'Because the fluid almost instantly sublimates from solid to liquid when under shear pressure, and is not adhesive in its anaerobic liquid/solid phase transition point, there is no clogging of the web-shooter’s parts.' If I'm not mistaken, when a solid becomes a liquid, it's called melting. Sublimation is when a solid becomes a gas.

Absolutely correct. I'll change it on the page. If you run into these types of incorrect statements...feel free to edit them with the correct info. --M1shawhan 23:21, 19 June 2008 (UTC)

i disagree. it should be liquify not melt. Melting involves an increase in internal energy of a body, there is no evidence of the webs becoming liquid because of heat. should i change it to liquify? --Kaidynamite 06:27, April 24, 2012 (UTC)


Im not sure if anyone else has notice but "Spider Man" with a space in the search bar redirects to Penis2, which doesn't exist. i can't seem to get it to go the Spider-man or Peter parker B-eazy 12:25, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for the heads-up. The problem has been fixed now. Good eye, by the way. Way to keep the site running smoothly.
Artful Dodger 12:33, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

Gaining new powers[]

Now, spidey has had and lost various powers throuh out his career. Most recently, he lost all the powers he gained from 'the other' story arc, thanks to the events of 'one more day'. But, since this has happened before couldn't it happen again? Maybe to a spiderman in another dimension? See, I wanna write a fanfiction about the son of spiderman, Benjamin parker, from the mc2 universe and give him a few powers that his father( in any universe) does not have. If any of you know about him, he was exposed to the carnage symbiote, and he's still a baby. Now, i don't read a lot of spidergirl, but I've read enough to know that Ben's spider powers were at least jump started by being exposed to the symbiote. Evidence, he's still in diapers and he's already wall crawling. so, couldn't it be safe to ay that the spider half of Ben's dna was augmented? could you go so far as to say that he may have stronger spider dna than his father or sister, and thus stronger powers and more of them?

Yep, since Venom has overpowered BugBoy at his best, and Carnage is said to be stronger than Venom. He could have l'il love for swords like Deadpool, and he could be trainned in the art of the samuri by Wolverine, plus he probly wouldn't need web shooters thants to Carnage, bub. Clarkmaster 02:48, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

Born not Bitten[]

Somebody tell me how Bugboy is a mutant, last time I checked muties were born not bitten. S'like sayin Wolverines a wuss, it just don't sound right. Clarkmaster 02:48, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

I don't know if they changed it lately, but i thought it said spiderman is a mutate, not a mutant. There's a difference. A mutate is a person who was mutated artifically after birth, and wasn't born with the X-gene.--Black Artist 22:56, 14 July 2009 (UTC)
Wait, where are you guys seeing that Parker's a mutant?? --M1shawhan 22:20, 15 July 2009 (UTC)
I'm not seeing it.
Nathan (Peteparker) (Earth-1218) (talkcontribsemail) 22:55, 15 July 2009 (UTC)

If you're talking straight from the comics, that's something that Peter never seemed to understand in the comics was the whole X-Gene thing. At one point he thought he was a mutant, but that was resolved... I remember in the 90's, he talked to Beast about him and MJ having a child and Beast briefed him on the whole thing. I don't think Spider-Man has ever understood it. Even to this day. Just my two cents... J. A. R. Head 21:09, July 14, 2010 (UTC)

Captain Universe[]

Is the period when Spider-Man gained the Uni-Power significant enough to have its own section in the article? just wanted to ask because I have the necessary references to create it.-Your Friendly Neighborhood Symbiote (talkcontribsemail) 23:14, 29 July 2009 (UTC)

It's likely not TOO significant in his overall history, but it occurred during the Acts of Vengeance crossover and allowed him to beat the Tri-Sentinel, Magneto, Graviton, Titania, and a few other villains he'd normally struggle against. Plus, he gained several powers he otherwise has never had (flight being the most obvious).
--GrnMarvl14 23:34, 29 July 2009 (UTC)
He also fought Goliath, who was empowered by Dr. Doom. At the very least I believe readers would find it interesting. Not too often do people mention when Pete had those Cosmic powers; which on the other hand could admittedly be caused by the story itself lacking significance to the character's life. -Your Friendly Neighborhood Symbiote (talkcontribsemail) 23:42, 29 July 2009 (UTC)
I'd say its worth a note in the trivia section.--Max 17:19, 30 July 2009 (UTC)

Spider-Man back in Black handbook[]

In the Spider-Man:Back in Black handbook that Spidey weigh's 167 lbs in it it came in 2007 Hulkgod45

The iron armor[]

"All these features were controlled by a computer system in the chest piece, and the suit itself responded to mental control. The armor also had a secret override that could be activated by Iron Man in case of emergencies or if Spider-Man ever switched sides (which he eventually did)." when did he switch sides?

Circa Civil War #5 (can't remember the issue of Amazing it happened in), he switched from pro-registration to anti-registration.
--GrnMarvl14 23:33, March 31, 2010 (UTC)

Human Torch[]

Does spidey like him or not? it seems like they're friends... but i read in somewhere that spidey hates him.

They are friends, but the have been known to act as rivals, particularly back in the Silver Age.--Max 16:25, April 12, 2010 (UTC)
i read in spider-man family: back in black that he really hates him.. Web Head 16:34, April 12, 2010 (UTC)
I can't see what he would hate him over.--Max 16:57, April 12, 2010 (UTC)
here are four. Web Head 17:24, April 12, 2010 (UTC)
Yeah, that looks like a throwback to the silver age rivalry. They were young and headstrong, but they were not at each other's throats or anything.--Max 17:41, April 12, 2010 (UTC)
k. so i guess there is no need to expect reasons 5-796 soon, uh?

so when was the silver age (in what issues)? Web Head 19:30, April 12, 2010 (UTC)

The silver Age is basically the 60's comics. The torch guest starred in Spider-Man so often he was practically part of the cast. Spidey would also guest star in Torch's mag, Strange Tales. Here's an example Comics:Amazing Spider-Man Vol 1 17.--Max 22:56, April 12, 2010 (UTC)
He seems to be more jealous of Torch than actual hate. CLARKMASTER! 20:25, October 27, 2010 (UTC)


SpiderMan is listed as having a "Gifted Intellect" on his page. However, shouldn't it be listed as a "Genius-level Intellect"? I mean, he's been shown multiple times throughout his career to be absolutely brilliant. He may not be in the league of Richards, Doom, Banner, Stark, or some others who are the most intelligent people in the world. But, in the superhero community, he is up there. Again, he's not in the league of characters listed above or characters with intelligence comparable to them. But in comparison to most other superheroes, he's pretty smart. There are some heroes listed with a genius-level intellect who don't even display much intelligence. SpiderMan has been noted for his intelligence throughout his career, even by geniuses like Richards and Stark. Now, I'm not referring to the instance of him being said to be as smart as Richards is. That was complete and total CIS. He's not in that league. His power grid lists him as a 4. But since only so many people take those seriously, couldn't it be argued that he has a genius-level intellect. He's been able to invent his web shooters (with different webbing attributes depending on the situation), his bullet-proof armor, tracers that even Iron Man's armor couldn't detect, etc. I'm inclined to think he should be listed as a genius. I'm just wondering what other people think about that. I agree defintly one of the smartest marvel charactersSpdr man (talk) 18:06, September 5, 2012 (UTC)

I agree, as well. He should be a 5 (genius). Rank 4 includes Dr. Strange, Kitty Pryde, Mystique, Black Knight, and Wonder Man. All of whom are smart, but not on par with Pete. Brianiac5 (talk) 05:52, August 5, 2020 (UTC)Brianiac5

This page needs serious editing[]

Recent events are covered in *way* too much detail, going back at least as far as Civil War, and maybe a little farther. We don't really need a blow-by-blow of every storyline he's been a part of. This is a character history summary for a character with 50 years of history, detail needs to be kept to a minimum (and cited with issue numbers so people can get details that way!). I mean, the relationship with and death of Gwen Stacy is given *2 sentences*, and that was pretty major at the time, and while it arguably deserves a little more space, its closer to the right way to do things than a lot of other text on the page.

For instance, Civil War from Peter's perspective could literally be summed up as:

'Despite misgivings and with the support of his family, Peter initially sided with Iron Man in support of superhero registration. Convinced by Tony that the other superheroes needed to see committment from the pro-registration side, Peter even went as far as to unmask himself on live television. However, fighting against the fugitive heroes and the existence of the Thor clone left a poor taste in his mouth, causing him to switch sides and instead join the renegades. Spider-Man was one of the few heroes who did not accept the general amnesty after Steve Rogers arrest, continuing to work with the underground Avengers.'

The problem is I don't really know Spider-man well enough to fix all of the excess text devoted to recent events.

A further problem is that some of the text is unclear - for example, Mephisto's motivations in One Day More are well explained, but Peter and MJ's reasons for accepting his offer aren't explained at all! So I have no idea what happened there.

Could someone who is actually following Spider-Man give this page some love by cutting out all the excess detail from recent events. The origin story summary could probably be greatly shortened too - there's really no need for it to be an excellent issue synopsis for Amazing Fantasy #15. As it is now, you could copy-paste that as the issue summary for AF15 and it would be *more detailed* than the one we currently have! Seriously people, summarize! Or to put it another way, every section should cover ~5-10 years of publication history, and be no more than 10-15 short paragraphs. Only an extraordinarily major storyline should warrant its own paragraph. (For instance: Ben Reilly the arsonist story? That should be ~1 sentence.)

(Ok, I can and will deal with the origin section, but I can't really deal with the other parts. Should someone be so inclined, they can use my Civil War summary. I'd do it myself but I can neither cite the issues nor would i know how to re-section the page to properly handle the reduction in content.)

--Squirrelloid 05:59, May 14, 2010 (UTC)

I'll save you! (Seriously I agree, and will attempt to fix the earlier events in Peter's life after the well needed tweaking to "Who Was Ben Reilly" and "Gauntlet.") The Robert: Your Hero (talkcontribsemail) 21:58, 2 November 2008 (UTC) 03:59, June 1, 2010 (UTC)

Shield Slinger?[]

The very first issue of Spider-Man I ever owned was the Amazing Spider-Man #481(#40 by the new numbering). In this story, Spider-Man fights a villain named "Shade" who's tethered to the astral plane so he can phase through objects at will. Spidey can't lay a finger on him, until he throws a trash can lid which seemingly has no effect; as Shade rambles on and berates him, the trash can lid ricochets against the alley walls until it hits the side of his head. The villain asks where he picked up that move, to which Spidey states "You watch Captain America enough you pick up a few things."

Now this issue to me says two things: 1) Spider-Man has played with EVERYONE in the Marvel sandbox and 2) He could wield the indestructible symbol of America Cap always throws at his rogues gallery.

However I understand that story matters to Me on a personal level so I would like to know whether Spider-Man should be placed under the Shield Fighting Category, or to a greater extent have the above information placed somewhere in the article under abilities or trivia sections. The reason being ever since the 80's Spidey has been known as one of the greatest brawlers in the Comics industry, and it would be interesting to know he's "picked up a few things" from his years of crimefighting alongside other heroes. It's a little known story not unlike the Firelord battle, but I believe ts on par in terms of trivia worth. Then again he only did it once. The Robert: Your Hero (talkcontribsemail) 07:54, July 2, 2010 (UTC)

How his parents were killed[]

At it says:

"Peter Benjamin Parker is the son of Richard and Mary Parker, who worked as C.I.A. agents, and were killed on a mission involving an impersonator of the Red Skull.[1]"
Untold Tales of Spider-Man #-1 ("minus one"; July 1997), retconning a story in The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #5 (Nov. 1968)

Also I remember in one of the cartoon series, they said his parents were working for some secret agency when they died. Going by comic book history only of course, just thought that worthy of note. Dream Focus 18:34, July 2, 2010 (UTC)

I remember reading somewhere that Wolverine once saved his parents before they were killed and obviously before he was Spider-Man; Im gonna look that up.. Unless someone else already knows? --Johnnybravo44 18:09, July 14, 2010 (UTC)

To Jonnybravo44, that was sometime before their actual death. They died in a plane crash as SHIELD agents. They're officially dead. Neither one is alive. In the 90's, Chameleon found out Spider-Man's identity and made robot versions of his parents. As for the cartoon, I suggest you don't pay attention to what the cartoon says compared to the comics. The cartoon is it's own reality and has barely anything to do with the comic book continuity other than being a alternate universe.J. A. R. Head 21:13, July 14, 2010 (UTC)

I read it off of I remember, but yeah I meant before they died, Wolverine must've been with SHIELD or something.. --Johnnybravo44 21:21, July 14, 2010 (UTC)
He wasn't with SHIELD, he was working for the Canadian government, I believe. Definitely wasn't SHIELD.
--GrnMarvl14 21:26, July 14, 2010 (UTC)

"They died in a plane crash as SHIELD agents." No, they died as C.I.A. agents. SHIELD (in it's modern form as a UN-run agency, not the recently revealed retcon millennia-old precursor Shield) didn't exist until more than a decade after their deaths. Richard and Mary Parker were not SHIELD agents - the only thing to ever suggest they were was the text on the cover to an Minus One issue (the cover, not the story inside), and Tom Brevoort, who wrote that text, has categorically stated that he made a mistake on the SHIELD bit. Lokiofmidgaard 22:27, July 14, 2010 (UTC)

So.. I don't have this issue, and the info isn't updated enough on here, but I'm pretty sure this is it: Comics:Untold Tales of Spider-Man Vol 1 -1. Does anyone have this and can confirm that this is the issue I am looking for? --Johnnybravo44 04:42, July 16, 2010 (UTC)
Yes, that's the issue. Tom Brevoort notes here [1] that the text is a mistake - "And yes, that cover copy proclaiming Richard and Mary parker Agents of SHIELD was a mistake, and it was entirely made by me. I remembered that they had been secret agents, and I somehow misrecalled Stan saying that they had been working for SHIELD, even though he didn't." Lokiofmidgaard 06:59, July 16, 2010 (UTC)

Single spidey?[]

Since one more day nulled the parker's marriage, who's spidey seeing these days?--Lordxehanort 17:13, July 17, 2010 (UTC)

Shoudn't the charcter page be called Peter Parker (earth-616)?

Might want to read the message at the top of this very page.
--GrnMarvl14 22:53, January 12, 2011 (UTC)

Marvel Zombies[]

Can someone tell me how would Doctor Octopus 2099 will look like if she got infected by the zombie virus? ANSWER PLEASE!!!

No Spider-sense???[]

Is it true that spider-man lost his spider-sense fighting the spiderslayers? can somebody tell me the comic in which he loses it so i can fully believe it, because that's hard to take in :(

Yup, he did lose it. Sadly I didn't read the issue where it happened, but it was in Amazing Spider-Man, and before issue #665
Nathan (Peteparker) (Earth-1218) (talkcontribsemail) 02:55, July 2, 2011 (UTC)

Shouldn't this page be called Peter Parker (Earth-616)? Every other superhero page lists their real name and Earth. --XV DEaD ShOT xV Mon, 17:04 (UTC)

Look at the very top of this very talk page. It's something we've done with a few pages as part of an experiment.
--GrnMarvl14 21:30, September 12, 2011 (UTC)

NSFW picture[]

Some idiot thought it would be funny to post a picture of a naked woman in place of a Spider-man picture. This needs to be removed immediately. BlindmelonKen 14:36, September 18, 2011 (UTC)BlindmelonKen

Yeah, if you see someone do this, remove the image and then try and notify one of the active Administrators. We'll get things handled as soon as we can (such as deleting the image).
--GrnMarvl14 15:45, September 18, 2011 (UTC)

Marital status[]

Is really necessary to put the part of "Single (married to...prior to...)"?

Also the parts of relatives "prior to..."

ADour, the ADour-tacular ADour 22:18, January 25, 2012 (UTC) button_sig.png

That seems pretty important. First off, that was during a relatively long period of his life. And secondly: I'm not all sure about the technicalities of how Mephisto warped reality - but from a legal point of view, you could even argue that they're still married, even though no one remembers and no documents remain to prove it. But the marriage wasn't legally anulled and they certainly didn't divorce.--edkaufman (talk) 09:52, March 5, 2012 (UTC)


The Amazing Spider-Man The Ultimate Guide pp.11, 15

Spectacular Spider-Man (Vol. 1) #36: This is Peter's first day in the biophysics department as a teaching assistant and he is supposed to meet with the chairman, Dr. Morris Sloan. Deb tells Pete that Dr. Sloan is busy in his lab. In the meantime, she shows Pete to his cubicle. She also introduces him to his cubicle neighbor, "fellow teaching assistant and biophysics major" Steve Hopkins. Steve invites Peter to "meet the other TAs". ... Steve tells Peter that all the TAs report to Dr. Sloan, who is "the country's foremost entolmologist, a specialist in insect biophysics".

Despite "continue his studies in biophysics" in the third image, it appears his undergraduate degree is in biochemistry; he spends a lot of time in chemistry labs and reveals his aspirations "to be among the best and brightest biochemists of the future" (POSTGRADUATE WORK next to the first image might be misleading, as Parker probably is not a graduate student in the comic book excerpt). After earning a bachelor's degree in biochemistry at Empire State University and taking a temporary leave from graduate studies, Peter Parker then receives a master's degree in biophysics at ESU. (See RPI Biochemistry and Biophysics.) --Magnus 12:54, January 30, 2012 (UTC)

Where does his Doctorate come in or was it explained? I know he has two (2) degrees that are explained: bachelor's degree in biochemistry and master's degree in biophysics. But his third I don't think was explained at all besides he technically didn't earn (Otto Octavis did) and the only thing that comes to mind is Otto bought the degree.--Capam (talk) 22:59, March 1, 2016 (UTC)

Apparently Doc Ock got Parker a degree in Cybernetics? It was in one of the Black Cat going supervillian issues. So is that even possible? Going from Biology to Tech? Capam (talk) 23:50, March 31, 2016 (UTC)

Small error?[]

In "The End is Near" it states that Peter (Parker) Says something, but then says that Spider-Man says "We Failed", as if it were two different people (which, of course, we know is not true) Is this simply a grammar error, or did i miss something?

If you read the issues, Spider-Man is being helped by Black Widow and Silver Sable, also, in that paragraph they are referred as "the trio" or something.
ADour, the ADour-tacular ADour 00:29, May 30, 2012 (UTC)
Yes, but i meant the fact that Spider-Man and Peter are referred to as two different people. Wouldn't that be very inaccurate?
Spider-Man says "We failed" because "We" (Spider-Man (me), Black Widow and Siler Sable) failed. He's referring to the trio, not himself.
ADour, the ADour-tacular ADour 00:38, May 30, 2012 (UTC)
I mean that they refer to Peter and Spider-Man Are referred to as To separate people. I believe this is just a grammatical error in the typing of the article. Pencilboyproductions 04:03, June 1, 2012 (UTC)

Costume and Brock[]

Has anyone noticed that the Spider-man's new FF costume looks eerily like Anti-Venom's? And the inversed version looks like Venom? Is there a Carnage costume? --Dragon fist red (talk) 10:27, September 23, 2012 (UTC)

Now that Peter is confirmed to return, should we strike off the Appearance of Death (in ASM Vol 1 #700)?

Luneth22 (talk) 01:21, January 15, 2014 (UTC)

we don't enter things before they have actually happened. I doubt Marvel is going to change its mind, but you never know. So let's wait until the actual ish is out. --edkaufman (talk) 11:13, January 15, 2014 (UTC)


Peter Parker is alive !they ended SS and rebooted I with Parker back.--Epicportlemaster101 (talk) 02:01, January 16, 2014 (UTC)

No, he is not alive. He will be alive, thus, please stop removing his appearance of death. Thanks.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 02:07, January 16, 2014 (UTC)

They have confirmed he is not dead,so keeping his appearance of death up there is a waist of space.--Epicportlemaster101 (talk) 22:17, January 16, 2014 (UTC)

No. They confirmed he will be alive. Is he currently dead? Yes he is. Then we properly write that he's currently dead.
In the wikia we don't record events which still didn't happen. So wait until Superior Spider-Man #31 comes out to remove his appearance of death.
So keeping his appearance of death is not a waste of space. Is being professional.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 23:55, January 16, 2014 (UTC)

Fine,but as of right now peters mind is in part of his body again,witch was seen as alive before issue #9 so I don't see why it doesn't now.--Epicportlemaster101 (talk) 03:12, January 17, 2014 (UTC)

No, the "Ghost Peter" is actually a construct created from the memories of Peter Parker, not the actual Peter Parker.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 03:27, January 17, 2014 (UTC)

Can you put his real powers back on his page? you could just give the doc oc version of spider-man his own page. - super C93

No because Peter died as Doctor Octopus with Doc Ock's powers. And I couldn't just give the Doc Ock version of Spider-Man his own page because the Doc Ock version of Spider-Man is Spider-Man. More or less, a character is defined by its mind/soul and not the body it inhabits.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 18:28, January 21, 2014 (UTC)

First appearance[]

I think it should mention his First appearance of when he became Doctor Octopus in the First appearance. Otto Octavius had one when he became Spider-Man and Peter Parker should had one when he became Doctor Octopus. --Cococrash11 (talk) 09:07, February 21, 2014 (UTC)

I agree. SpiderMatty (talk) 05:05, March 31, 2015 (UTC)

The Other[]

"After a near death experience fighting Morlun, Spider-Man's body underwent a metamorphosis that granted him greater power than ever before, having literally shed his skin." I think this is a mininformation. Great Weaver (or some Spider related creature) said him that Peter always has that powers but he discovered them after The Other event. Right?--Primestar3 (talk) 12:31, January 7, 2015 (UTC)

Secret Wars[]

Is anyone going to add Spider-Man's history anything related to Secret Wars? Lord Caesar (talk) 17:09, September 26, 2015 (UTC)

Most likely when the Secret Wars prohibition ends, and if it's worth having a section dedicated to Secret Wars, considering he hasn't done much.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 19:52, September 26, 2015 (UTC)
Is it possible to just add a small paragraph concerning Spider-Man's involvement in Secret Wars?
--Spidey Ryan (talk) 12:07, January 14, 2016 (UTC)

Is the new 1. amazing spider man mini series canon?[]

In the fourth issue, we are met with Uncle ben's death being drastically different from the original story, as well as Peter's motivation. with a glaring continuity issue like this, what do we do? - - The preceding unsigned comment was added by Heatblaze123 (talk • contribs).

Can you be more specific as to which series and/or issue you're referring to? -- Annabell (talk) 00:49, April 19, 2016 (UTC)
Amazing Spider Man 1.4 2016, to be exact. -- User:Heatblaze123 (talk)00:50, April 19, 2016 (UTC)
Yes, Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 4) #1.4 is canon to Earth-616, and it's not necessarily contradictory, it simply means Ben was ultimately pronounced dead at the hospital, not at the scene of the shooting, which isn't terribly uncommon. -- Annabell (talk) 01:19, April 19, 2016 (UTC)
It wouldn't be the first time Uncle Ben's death is slighly changed. He had originally died in his house, but during JMS's run, it's shown he had had a discussion with Aunt May and had decided to take a walk when he was killed. And I'm sure that must not have been the first (or last) time Uncle Ben's death was changed.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 01:46, April 19, 2016 (UTC)

Spidey (2016)[]

The new comic Spidey takes place on earth 616 right? So shouldn't it be added to his appearances? Maybe I'm wrong but I assumed it was. -- - The preceding unsigned comment was added by Sanfranfan‎ (talk • contribs).

Spidey takes place in an alternate reality as evidenced by the fact that Gwen and Harry did not attend Midtown High School in Earth-616 amongst other glaring differences. There are plans to create a TRN for that series, but it hasn't been done yet as several of us are working on other projects at the moment and we don't create TRNs unless someone is actively going to create the associated articles. -- Annabell (talk) 14:39, July 8, 2016 (UTC)

List of appearances broken[]

The list of Spider-Man (Peter Parker 616) appearances don't work (the web don't charge). Please, somebody can check this? -- - The preceding unsigned comment was added by Parkerbcn (talk • contribs).

Category:Peter Parker (Earth-616)/Appearances is extremely sluggish at the moment. It seems to time out with Wikia's servers before it loads, though none of his other categories appear to have this issue. -- Annabell (talk) 11:31, July 30, 2016 (UTC)

Intelligence Level[]

Spider-Man is listed in the category pages of Gifted Intelligence and Genius Intelligence simultaneously. I don't believe he can be somehow classified as both, but I believe he belongs in the genius category, as previously discussed. Yondu73 (talk) 02:43, August 4, 2016 (UTC)

It's a case of our tolerating the addition of Category:Genius Intelligence as accepted canon despite Marvel's power grid identifying him officially as only Category:Gifted Intelligence. -- Annabell (talk) 03:35, August 4, 2016 (UTC)


Peter Parker (Earth-616) from Amazing Spider-Man Vol 4 1

Peter espousing atheist beliefs.

In the most recent issue, Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 4) #1.3, Peter clearly mocks any belief in God, stating that he himself does not believe, therefore his views have evolved to atheism. -- Annabell (talk) 21:41, March 1, 2016 (UTC)

Parker has exhibited a clear belief in God from time to time, and his Protestant Christian background has always been strongly manifest in his behavior and personal code of ethics.-- - The preceding unsigned comment was added by Slavi1400 (talk • contribs).
That was then, this is now. Now he says he no longer believes. -- Annabell (talk) 21:54, March 1, 2016 (UTC)
Which is possible as religious/political views change as we age usually by circumstances in our daily life. Plus he has worked with people who were considered gods **Cough**Thor**Cough** and seen things that would shake most peoples views on religion.Capam (talk) 22:48, March 1, 2016 (UTC)
Multiple sources have pointed out that Peter is not an atheist. This includes Amazing Spider-Man #500, Infinity Crusade #1, Amazing Spider-Man Vol 2 #46, Peter Parker: Spider-Man Vol 2 #48, Amazing Spider-Man Vol 2 #53, and more.
--Spidey Ryan (talk) 12:44, March 6, 2016 (UTC)
None of those sources are less than eleven days old, which is the most recent issue in which Peter unequivocally espouses his religious beliefs, so at this point we're to assume his faith has evolved to atheism, which is possible, as people's views often change over time, but we'll have to wait and see where the rest of the Amazing Grace story arc goes from here. -- Annabell (talk) 12:48, March 6, 2016 (UTC)
Agreed, though Spidey Ryan has a point: while he may be an atheist at present his Christian background continues to influence him. In the first book of the Amazing Grace storyline his immediate reaction to Santeria is to equate it with Satanism - "Congress with the Beast" - before correcting himself and trying to maintain an open mind about it. Arawn 999 (talk) 15:54, March 6, 2016 (UTC)
I would say than he is agnostic more than atheist... I have read many of his recent comics, and it is not that he said that GOD doesn't exist, but rather that he doesn't use his existence as source of explanaion for thinking "earthy" things, or at least that he doesn't believe in the idea of god a religion (in this case Christian) says...Xelloss.nakama (talk) 15:04, December 16, 2016 (UTC)


That one comic is most likely the writer's beliefs but all other cases shows that Spiderman beliefs in God. I consider this more of a continuity mistake which comics has alot of on the other hand God is not really a bearded man anyway it just how he pictured due to his true appearance being beyond human comprehension so when he met God as that way everything he bring through he could of though heaven was a alien planet like Asgard.SuperKE112502 (talk) 17:00, September 27, 2020 (UTC)

There seems to be so much information about Petey's religious beliefs that it would be good to write a section to the article page. Maybe we could reach consensus easier that way. —Mrkermit (talk) 16:19, March 6, 2016 (UTC)

All the older references prove is that he was not an atheist, which is not the same as is not an atheist. Regardless, the point of my engaging in this section of talk was to open a dialogue about the reasoning behind whomever it was that accurately changed the present religious beliefs, so that it would hopefully make the Admins' lives simpler (it's been changed and changed back six times each in just the past week) by diminishing the random edit warring with out-of-date references, over something rather minor, from people upset over the current status quo, which may drastically change over the next two months anyway.
I think a subsection to better describe the evolution of his religious views is an excellent idea, so I've started Spider-Man (Peter Parker)#Religious Views and y'all are welcome to help expand upon it by providing properly referenced notations concerning how his religious beliefs have evolved over the years. -- Annabell (talk) 16:34, March 6, 2016 (UTC)
Since it appears that not many have read Amazing Grace, I added the resolution of that story to the new religious views section; however, it does not show the ultimate outcome of Peter's crisis of faith, thus I feel we cannot definitively say what his religion is at this time. If you'd like to explore the recent storyline further, I've started a discussion here, so feel free to ask questions there. -- Annabell (talk) 02:40, August 2, 2016 (UTC)
Does his religious view REALLY matter? I don't think any other character has their religious views on their page. Plus he MEET God, you cant meet God and walk away atheist, unless somehow he forgot he meet God. If religious views matter than every character should have their views on their page. -- - The preceding unsigned comment was added by Diddle dorp (talk • contribs).
I believe the suggestion of the section's creation was sound and that it is necessary because there was (is?) disagreement about his proper place within Category:Characters by Religion and thus it provides context and additional insight into the character's motivations and personality. Rather than remove it simply because it's the first of its kind, I'd contend that if we're going to continue to categorize characters by their religion, then it would make more sense to consider expanding the section to other articles, so that they too have proper references as well. -- Annabell (talk) 18:28, August 6, 2016 (UTC)

Killed by Otto?[]

I was thinking if he should be added to the killed by Otto categorie...

I know it was really Otto body, but he died with Peter mind in it... Also it is the longest Peter "Absence by death" in all his comics and it just feels wrong not to categorize it as "killed by" Xelloss.nakama (talk) 15:03, December 16, 2016 (UTC)

Fighting Skills[]

Spiderman should have 5 points in the Power Grid / Fighting Skills (Master of a single form of combat). He and Shang-Chi[2] created the the Way of the Spider[3]. --User:Lucure 19:00, 07 April 2017 (UTC-3)

Power Grids are officially determined by any given character's latest handbook entry and as such are not subject to debate. Hopefully the next time Peter Parker's official statistics are modernized via an updated guidebook entry it will reflect the changes since the last entry. -- Annabell (talk) 03:49, April 8, 2017 (UTC)

I'm new here... so, are we unable to alter it or we don't alter until official publication? Im asking because at Peter Parker page at[4], Spidey have 5 points in their Powergrid, and their powergrid consider 5 points as "Master of a single form of combat[5]. We should fix it here too... if we can. --Lucure (talk) 23:40, April 9, 2017 (UTC)

Power grids are protected and can be edited by only admins or content moderators. We don't consider Marvel Universe Wiki as a canonical source so we have to wait for published handbook. —Mrkermit (talk) 21:15, April 12, 2017 (UTC)
Content mods can edit power grids?
--Nurdboy42 (talk) 21:24, April 12, 2017 (UTC)
Yes. Power grid values are on a protected subpage. —Mrkermit (talk) 19:25, April 14, 2017 (UTC)
Really? 'Cause whenever I try and edit a power grid, ONLY TO FIX CITATIONS, NOT TO CHANGE POWER LEVELS MIND YOU, I always get a message saying only admins can edit it.
--Nurdboy42 (talk) 19:40, April 14, 2017 (UTC)
Notification reads as users with administrator privileges and you also have that right to edit as a moderator. Just try to push edit button. —Mrkermit (talk) 08:56, April 15, 2017 (UTC)

Parker Luck[]

Isn't Peter's bad luck more of an inconvenience than an actual weakness? It's only ever made a mess of his personal life. DCLover1995 (talk) 15:52, May 16, 2017 (UTC)

Super-Genius Intelligence[]

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 1 1 specifically mentions that Peter is a super-genius. Since this seems very likely to be true, considering Peter's recent forays into science and tech, should the wiki page be edited to reflect this new development? (talk) 04:07, August 24, 2017 (UTC)

Message for Nurdboy42[]

For some reason I can't post on your wall. Anyway, I was one of the folks that changed the profile pic, sorry for that, and I'm good with whatever picture is there. It's just I like to edit the page if someone learns his secret identity, like for instance this week Loki learned it, and I added that. I won't edit the profile pic again, meaning only one person will or no one will, so can you at least unlock the page before next Wednesday in case someone learns in say, the 42nd Annual coming out that day?Ben 1,000,911 (talk) 01:58, February 10, 2018 (UTC)

Unlocked. Sorry I didn't respond earlier, I was at work.
--Nurdboy42 (talk) 06:07, February 10, 2018 (UTC)
You're good, thanks for understanding!Ben 1,000,911 (talk) 06:12, February 10, 2018 (UTC)
I do think the picture should be changed, though. The current one (ASM Vol 3 1 Granov Variant) isn't a clear of accurate depiction of Spider-Man's costume. Something like the ASM Vol 5 1 Jim Cheung variant, the ASM Annual 42 cover, or the Scorpion Comics John Romita SR or Terry Dodson variant of ASM 800 would work. They are all modern covers with a pose that shows most of the front of the costume with proper lighting, colouring, a generic background, and are not very stylized.
Bepis lite (talk) 06:33, November 4, 2018 (UTC)
I mean, the page is of Spider-Man, not his costume. There's another page for that, and another image (Peter Parker (Earth-616) from New Avengers Vol 2 2 Cover 0001.png). Also, the images you proposed aren't textless, and the Annual 42 cover is already currently being used for the Daily Bugle's page.Ben 1,000,911 (talk)

Spider-Sense symbiotic immunity[]

We all know that Venom's bound with Spider-Man during the secret wars made it developed a immunity to Peter's spider-sense, but considering his recent bound with the Maniac symbiote, i believe this immunity would be gone now, considering that what caused this immunity its because Venom's bound was a simbiotic relationship and Mania's bound was a parasite one. His body even developed anti-bodies agains't Mania, recognizing it as a threat.

--Luismine23 (talk) 22 February 2018 (UTC)

Amazing Spider-Man: Venom Inc. Omega #1 directly refutes your belief, as it shows Peter unable to sense an impending collision with Eddie, so I'd contend until a Symbiote is shown to actually set off Peter's Spider-Sense, this is pure speculation. -- Annabell (talk) 23:19, February 22, 2018 (UTC)

Can someone free this page again?[]

I don't know why this page was blocked again, but can this be undone? There's a new person in 616 who knows Spidey's identity as of today, and I'd like to add that in case I forget to. For whatever reason this page was blocked, I think it's fine now.
- The preceding unsigned comment was added by Ben 1,000,911 (talk • contribs).

I'll unlock it in a moment (I had locked it again for the same reason as before: someone had changed his image again).
--TMAO (talk) 18:23, March 7, 2018 (UTC)
It's unlocked.
--TMAO (talk) 18:34, March 7, 2018 (UTC)
Thanks Mao! Can you BELIEVE he figured it out again in #797?Ben 1,000,911 (talk) 21:26, March 7, 2018 (UTC)
You're welcome, and yes, I can; he's Norman Osborn after all. :P
--TMAO (talk) 21:49, March 7, 2018 (UTC)

Age when his parents died[]

Hey interesting-ish factoid but I just read The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol 2 27 and it showed in flashbacks that his parents were present at a play he did in first grade, when this page and various other sources say Peter was practically an infant when they died. Should those flashbacks be ignored or de-aged somehow? I was wondering if anyone knew if there was ever a set age for Peter when his parents died. I know just recently that Spider-Man/Deadpool Vol 1 36 revealed that they were around when he learned to walk.Ben 1,000,911 (talk) 00:21, October 9, 2018 (UTC)

The age at which Peter's parents died is pretty messy, and there are other examples of inconsistencies. For instance, I recall Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #20 showing Peter being roughly 5 years old when his parents died, while Sensational Spider-Man (Vol. 2) #33 depicted him as a baby still on the crib. I think the consensus is that he was old enough to remember them, around 4 or 5 years old. I don't have a handbook at hand at the moment, but I'd say the best course of action is to find an entry which establishes Peter's age range and use it as the definitive answer, then ignore most interactions between Peter and his parents that would be impossible.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 02:51, October 9, 2018 (UTC)

Aunt "Through Marriage"[]

How is May Reilly his aunt through marriage? The only way that would make sense was if it referred to the aunt of the person he married -- i.e. Anna Watson during the time he was married to MJ. Arawn 999 (talk) 10:00, January 15, 2019 (UTC)

May is only Peter's aunt because she is (well, was) married to his uncle Ben. She is not the sister of one of his parents. Shadzane 💀 (talk) 15:48, January 15, 2019 (UTC)
By law, "aunt" and "uncle" are social terms in North America, they include the sibling of either parent, the spouse of the siblings of either parent, and the parents of first cousins. The term is simply "aunt," regardless of marriage or blood relation. -- Annabell (talk) 18:02, January 15, 2019 (UTC)
It really depends on how precise one is trying to be. In everyday usage (and even legal usage), you are completely correct. However, if one was, say, putting together a detailed genealogy, you may want to distinguish between the aunts and uncles who are the parents' siblings, and the ones who are the parents' siblings' spouses. That said, I can see why you might not want to get ultra-detailed in the infobox, so I'm not going to change it back... Shadzane 💀 (talk) 18:13, May 28, 2019 (UTC)

Way of the Spider training has 'lapsed'[]

According to Spider-Geddon Handbook (2019), since the return of Spider-Man's Spider-sense, Spidey has unfortunately let his training lapse. Probably needs a small note somewhere in abilities. Sera404 (talk) 21:48, September 2, 2019 (UTC)

Added. Thanks for the heads-up.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 01:41, September 4, 2019 (UTC)

Type of spider[]

Cindy and Peter were bit by the same spider, and yet on Cindy's power list it says she was bit by a black widow and on peter's a common house spider? Starfire2020 (talk) 17:46, 15 December 2020 (UTC)Starfire

Yeah, it might have been the spider got hit hard with radiation that the body pattern shifted and morphed. It likely started as common house spider, then morphed until looking like a black widow with the shape on the thorax. |Jonmor93 (talk) 08:00, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

New Image[]

Amazing Spider-Man Vol 5 57 Mastrazzo Variant Textless

I think Mastrazzo’s variant would be a derserving new main image. And you can actually see the spider-logo, unlike the current one. What do others think? | Pedronog (talk) 07:16, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

I for one like it. The look of it sorta feels like a variant cover for the classic suit for the PS4 game and holds faithful to the classic suit from forever. I for one would live that his be the new main image. | Jonmor93 (talk) 08:00, 26 February 2021 (UTC)
I second that. It looks awesome.Ben 1,000,911 (talk) 20:58, 26 February 2021 (UTC)
I agree as well, it is a superior, amazing, and speculator all in one photo Invincibleprime (talk)Invincibleprime
I'm going to bump this again so it can maybe gain some traction. Admins what do you think of this as the main photo?Ben 1,000,911 (talk) 05:36, 18 March 2021 (UTC)
Forgot to share my thoughts in here since this topic was brought in the Discord server, but I'm personally not a fan of this picture. I don't feel Spider-Man being properly centered in the framing, and I'm not feeling the lighting.
--The ADour-incible ADour (talk) 06:02, 18 March 2021 (UTC)
I actually really like this one, more than the current picture we have in particular. This one feels like it has a more of a front-facing view than the current one and it has a sleek take on Spider-Man's classic costume. I like that it doesn't cover his chest as much as the current one does. I also don't see the mentioned centering issues. 36px-Jack_Frost_running.PNG Emitewiki2 36px-Purple_Frost_running.png 06:35, 18 March 2021 (UTC)

New picture (New suit)[]

Can we have this as the main pictures (Amazing Spider-Man Vol 5 62 Frankie's Comics And Golden Apple Comics Exclusive Virgin Variant.jpg) until Spider-Man eventually stops using that suit in Amazing Spider-Man?- The preceding unsigned comment was added by Red Nightwing (talk • contribs).

Amazing Spider-Man Vol 5 57 Mastrazzo Variant Textless
Since it's almost certainly going to just be used temporarily, I don't think we should. But while pics are being brought up again... one last call for this one! Since not everyone on the wiki has Discord I'd love to hear what people's thoughts were. Admins other than ADour I guess, thoughts? Should there be a vote on it? Lots of folks like itBen 1,000,911 (talk) 16:40, 30 March 2021 (UTC)
The lighting and shadowing is terrible, the image is just too dark and Spider-Man seems poorly framed, I do not mind changing it, but not to the the Mastrazzo variant Copeinator123 (talk) 18:30, 30 March 2021 (UTC)

The new main image[]

Amazing Spider-Man Vol 5 57 Mastrazzo Variant Textless

I love this image the costume looks better with the web wings under his arms Would anyone agree that this be the current main image of Spider-Man? - The preceding unsigned comment was added by Dydye6eppaaso (talk • contribs).

That's not the issue. You need an Admin approval, and at this moment the admins are set with the current image. You've been repeatedly replacing the image disregarding the message at the absolute top of the edit page clearly reading <!~~ PLEASE DO NOT CHANGE THIS ARTICLE'S MAIN IMAGE WITHOUT PREVIOUS DISCUSSION IN TALK PAGE, EDITORS THAT DO SO WILL BE PENALIZED WITH A 3-DAY BLOCK ~~> Also, we discussed this in the above section "New image"
Jonmor93 (talk) 22:58, 11 August 2021 (UTC)

Man-Spider section?[]

As the Man-Spider article literally just links back to this page with no information, shouldn't this page include a section for Spider-Man's brief transformation in the Man-Spider? Unfortunately, I'm not a master of Marvel comics lore, and I find this wiki's rules kind of confusing, so I have no idea where to even begin adding such a section.

A few facts I can actually provide... Man-Spider appeared in the comic series Marvel Fanfare Volume 1, as a result of Spider-Man being experimented upon by the Savage Land Mutates using the same machinery that Magneto had used to create them. The exposure happened in issue #1, with Man-Spider making his debut in the very next issue. Despite Brainchild attempting to use Man-Spider as his servant, Spider-man's willpower ultimately allows him to resist. He is transformed back into Peter Parker in issue #2 when Karl Lykos uses his powers to drain the mutagenic energies from Man-Spider's body, restoring Peter's original form. Ranime Codexer (talk) 13:55, 4 October 2021 (UTC)

On almost any other page, you'd be free to simply add a section about it (carefully placing it in chronological order), but, due to Peter Parker's extremely large number of published stories, we have to be surgical when deciding what to showcase on his page. That being said, we do have Peter Parker (Earth-616)/Expanded History, which (even though only narrates the events of the first few Amazing Spider-Man years, for now), is meant to include the less important storylines. Since I'm not familiar with the Man-Spider arc, I can't really advise you on whether or not it should be included on the main page, so, if no one else pitches in, I leave it to your judgement to decide if it's relevant enough to be included. | Pedronog (talk) 14:19, 4 October 2021 (UTC)

New Potential Image[]

What do you guys think of this image as the new image for this page? You can actually see the full suit in this image instead of it being obscured, and the actual art itself is fantastic.
Non-Stop Spider-Man Vol 1 1 616 Comics And Jolzar Collectibles Exclusive Virgin Variant
17:58, 18 November 2021 (UTC) HerobrineDude123
I can see this as a possible new main image. Shows the body, show the emblem, dynamic. But still up to the admins.
Jonmor93 (talk) 18:17, 18 November 2021 (UTC)

Error in infobox[]

Per the comment at the top, I'm posting here that the infobox erroneously contained the small element that is used for fine print. —Justin (koavf)·T·C 07:09, 22 November 2021 (UTC)
Post this in Adour's message wall, he should be able to help. 15:41, 24 November 2021 (UTC) HerobrineDude123