Spider-Man 130 Spider Mobile
larger image of Spider-Man # 160
Spider-Man & the Human Torch
Spider-Man #126 (November 1973), Corona Motors approaches Spider-Man
through the advertising agency Carter & Lombardo, offering him use
of a new nonpolluting motor they had invented and wished to promote,
to be installed in a "Spider-Mobile" of his design. Initially
reluctant but tempted by the promised endorsement fees, Spider-Man
enlists the aid of Johnny Storm, aka the Human Torch, in creating
the vehicle; a heavily customized dune buggy with web-launchers and
a spider-signal. It debuted in Amazing Spider-Man #130.
It proves useful for a time but is quickly
wrecked (Spider-Man having not yet learned to drive, not uncommon
among residents of New York City).
The Tinkerer (with support from the
Kingpin), salvages and modifies it further to allow it to drive itself
and drive up walls, and he uses it against Spider-Man, who barely
manages to disable it.
Spider-Man returns the
heavily-damaged vehicle to Carter & Lombardo, suspending it with webbing
outside the window of their 14th-story offices (Amazing Spider-Man #160,
Spider-Man, who had never been enthused by the project,
looks back on the entire affair with some regret, repeatedly calling the
Most recently, the Spider-Mobile made a brief cameo appearance in the
Marvel Knights Spider-Man series, and an appearance in the flashback
series Spider-Man and Human Torch.
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Spider-Man Car with Spider legs