Alias

Man-Spider

Spider-Man I


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

Adventurer

Crime Fighter

Freelance Photographer

Part-time College Student

Scientist


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


Accessories

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

Lizard

Morbius


Regularly Appearing

Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1


First Appearance

Spider-Man I

Amazing Fantasy #15 (Aug. 1962)


Man-Spider

Amazing Spider-Man #100 (Sept. 1971)


Creator

Spider-Man I

Stan Lee & Steve Ditko


Man-Spider

Stan Lee & Gil Kane


Origin

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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