In the original Marvel comics, Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider. The spider, erroneously termed as an insect in the original comics, was hit by and absorbed an extraordinary amount of radioactivity. It bit Peter Parker, who was the nearest life form in the exhibit room.
There is no definite explanation regarding the class or species of the spider that bit Parker. The comics only hinted that the spider was close to dying after being exposed to radiation and transferred a proportional amount of strength and agility to the comic's protagonist. In the July 2014 chapter of the Amazing Spider-Man, however, the possibility is introduced that the spider may bite a person other than Parker.Learn More
In the Marvel universe, Spider-Man was born in Queens, New York, but relocated to Forest Hills after his parents were killed. He was born to Richard and Mary Parker, who were both CIA agents. Before he was Spider-Man, Peter Parker attended Midtown High School and achieved high honors.Full Answer >
Spider-Man is a fictional comic book superhero characterized by his iconic red-and-blue webbed body suit. Spider-Man is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs 167 pounds and has brown hair. Spider-Man was bitten by a spider and has obtained spider-like abilities. He has the ability to shoot web-like material from his wrists, to climb walls and to lift more than 100 times his body weight.Full Answer >
Spider-Man has had many enemies in his comic book and movie career, such as Doctor Octopus and the Green Goblin. The complete list is often referred to as the "rogue's gallery," according to Comic Vine.Full Answer >
Snoopy's plane is a Sopwith Camel, which is a single-seated biplane fighter flown by the British during World War One. His enemy during these fantasies, known as the Red Baron, was an actual German pilot named Manfred von Richtofen, who was credited with 80 air combat victories during the war.Full Answer >