23 Facts About Peter Parker


Peter Parker has since been featured in films, television shows, video games, and plays.

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Peter Parker has appeared in countless forms of media, including several animated TV series, a live action television series, syndicated newspaper comic strips, and in multiple series of films.

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Peter Parker was voiced by Chris Pine and Jake Johnson in the animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, with Johnson reprising the role in its sequel Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse .

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Peter Parker said the idea for Spider-Man arose from a surge in teenage demand for comic books, and the desire to create a character with whom teens could identify.

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Peter Parker decided to insert a hyphen in the name, as he felt it looked too similar to Superman, another superhero with a red and blue costume which starts with an "S" and ends with "man" .

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Peter Parker has further commented that Ditko's costume design was key to the character's success; since the costume completely covers Spider-Man's body, people of all races could visualize themselves inside the costume and thus more easily identify with the character.

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Later a resurrected Green Goblin has Watson poisoned, causing premature labor and the death of her and Peter Parker's unborn daughter.

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Controversial storyline, "One More Day", rolled back much of the fictional continuity at the behest of editor-in-chief Joe Quesada, who said, "Peter Parker being single is an intrinsic part of the very foundation of the world of Spider-Man".

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Peter Parker ends up incarcerated in the Raft penitentiary, blaming his Goblin alter-ego for ruining his chance to protect the world.

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Peter Parker then faced a new Hobgoblin and the Kingpin, but days later, he lamentably lost Marla Jameson in a fight between Alistair Alphonso Smythe's Spider-Slayers.

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Peter Parker gives a last cure sample to MJ, who briefly attempted to keep some spider-powers and then look at the Empire State Building, lit in red and blue in his honor.

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Portion of Peter Parker survived in his original body in the form of a subconsciousness.

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Peter Parker additionally took up the reins of Parker Industries, a small company founded by Otto after leaving Horizon Labs.

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Peter Parker discovered New U as a front of operations for the Jackal, who claimed to have found a way to bring people back from the dead using cloning technology.

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Peter Parker eventually managed to reverse the process, and merge his two halves back together before the side-effects could worsen and result in their death.

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Finally encountering Kindred, Peter Parker identifies the loved ones who died in his life morbidly arranged in attendance, provoking him to attack Kindred for his desecration of their remains.

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Peter Parker had far more serious concern in his life: coming to terms with the death of a loved one, falling in love for the first time, struggling to make a living, and undergoing crises of conscience.

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In 1968, in the wake of actual militant student demonstrations at Columbia University, Peter Parker finds himself in the midst of similar unrest at his Empire State University.

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Peter Parker has to reconcile his natural sympathy for the students with his assumed obligation to combat lawlessness as Spider-Man.

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Peter Parker has superhuman spider-powers and abilities derived from mutations resulting from the bite of a radioactive spider.

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Academically brilliant, Peter Parker has expertise in the fields of applied science, chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, mathematics, and mechanics.

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Eugene "Flash" Thompson is commonly depicted as Parker's high school tormentor and bully, but in later comic issues he becomes a friend to Peter and adopts his own superhero identity, Agent Venom, after merging with the Venom symbiote.

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Peter Parker's got fun and cool powers, but not on the god-like level of Thor.

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