Arguably one of the most recognizable Marvel comic book heroes in the world, Spider-Man has long been a fan favorite. One of Stan Lee’s greatest creations, the story of student turned superhero Peter Parker is one that even the most casual superhero fan is familiar with. The Spider-Man costume is instantly recognizable. The year was 1962 when the orphaned Peter Parker being raised by his Aunt May and Uncle Ben is then bitten by a radioactive spider at a science exhibit. Peter Parker soon develops strength and agility proportionate to that of a spider. He also develops the ability to crawl on walls and his most iconic superpower his “spidey sense” allows him to sense imminent danger and allow him to react accordingly. Peter Parker, already having an affinity for science, develops wrist-mounted web-shooters that allow him to fire a spider-silk-like material that he uses to swing through the New York skyline and to subdue enemies. At first Peter Parker uses his abilities for money and fame, but during a robbery his indifference to capture the criminal would cost him as the crook later fatally shoots Peter’s Uncle Ben. Losing his father figure and remembering his words “With great power comes great responsibility” Peter decides to use his powers to fight crime. Since Spider-Man’s inception, numerous characters have taken up the mantle as Spider-Man including Peter Parker’s clone Ben Reilly as the Scarlet Spider, Miguel O’Hara as a future Spider-Man in Spider-Man 2099 and most recently Miles Morales as the new Spider-Man in the Ultimate Spider-Man series.
Now here’s the fun part about the Spider-Man costume, there are literally dozens of variations which are worn for different purposes or by different people. His most recognizable costume is the red and blue outfit with the black webbing and white eye lenses. However that’s not the only costume he can be easily recognized by, below we’ve included some other variants such as the symbiote venom suit, and the red and black version worn by Miles Morales.
Spider-Man Costume: The Classic Spider-Man
Spider-Man Costume: Symbiote Venom Suit
Spider-Man Costume: Accessories
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