|Spider-Man! One of the most popular and commercially successful comic book superheroes ever is synonymous with all things Marvel. Spider-Man has appeared in several of his own solo publications as well as many Marvel Team-Ups and stints with both The Avengers and Fantastic Four/Future Foundation. With several animated and live-action TV shows, a fourth movie on the horizon and a Broadway musical; our friendly neighborhood Spider-man is a busy guyWhen Spider-Man first appeared in the early 1960s, the Spider-Man series broke ground by featuring Peter Parker, a teenage high school student that possessed identifiable traits of "self-obsession with rejection, inadequacy, and loneliness." Unlike previous teen heroes at the time, Spidey had to learn for himself that "with great power there comes great responsibility."Early 1984 saw the debut of what was a controversial change for the Wall-Crawler, the now infamous "Black Costume" spinning out of the Secret Wars saga and building the groundwork for one of Marvel's most lethal villains; Venom.|
A very special spider bit Peter Parker. The result? SPIDER ...