Spider-Man I

Nick Name
Mani-Armed Man-Spider
Civilian ID
Peter Benjamin Parker


Crime Fighter

Freelance Photographer

Part-time College Student


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Queens, New York, New York
Group Affiliation
Base of Operations
New York, New York
5' 10"
170 lbs.
Eye Color
Hair Color
Known Powers

Radioactive spider bite resulting in a mutation enabling the proportional strength, speed, agility and stamina of a spider including the ability to stick to most surfaces and a precognitive sixth-sense "spider-sense" warning of danger.

Additional genetic alterations resulting in temporarily possessing four additional arms.

Excellent hand-to-hand combatant with a fighting style possibly derived from spider-like attributes.

Above average intelligence with skills as a scientist and photojournalist.


Spider-Tracers: Small homing devices launched from the web-shooters that emit a frequency activating Spider-Man's sixth sense.

Utility Belt and Flashlight: Belt used for carrying spare web-cartridges used by web-shooter and equipped with a flat low intensity flashlight projecting a web shaped halo.

Web-Shooters: Wrist-mounted projectile device that fires a viscous high-tensile strength "web" fluid, stored in high-pressure cartridges mounted on the wrist housing, activated via triggers placed against the palm and activated by pressure from the middle fingers.

Common Enemies



Regularly Appearing

Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1

First Appearance

Spider-Man I

Amazing Fantasy #15 (Aug. 1962)


Amazing Spider-Man #100 (Sept. 1971)


Spider-Man I

Stan Lee & Steve Ditko


Stan Lee & Gil Kane


At a crossroads in his life Peter Parker resolves to end his career as Spider-Man. Having developed a serum intended to counter any dangerous side-effects of his radioactive blood, Parker ingest the serum with the intent of returning to the life of a normal person and marrying his college girlfriend Gwen Stacy; but instead of removing his radioactive-arachnid powers he becomes even more spider-like spouting four additional appendages turning him into a Man-Spider.

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