Along Came Spidey
The Origin of Spiderman
While the Spider Friends
are trying to stop the Shocker Aunt May gets hurt and Peter
Parker blames himself. Thinking about giving up being Spiderman
he tells Iceman and Firestar how he became the Web
Peter was an
orphan brought up by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Peter tells the
gang about growing up into a A student and playing ball with his
Peter thinks back to his childhood
when his Uncle Ben was alive.
an A student isn't always easy as he tells of his run ins with
Peter and Flash Thompson
Flash causes an experiment to
blow up on Peter
Luckily Aunt May and Uncle Ben were always
on his side and encouraging him
that fateful day Peter tells of how at a science exhibit in radioactivity,
a small radioactive spider bit him.
On the way home Peter is almost
hit by a car and by sheer instinct he moves, jumping several
stories into the air to land on the side of a building of which
he sticks to like a spider.
Amazed by his new powers he
realizes he not only can climb walls but he also has the
proportionate strength of spider. Peter decides its time
to see what he can get out of his new powers. So he decides to
Spiderman is then discovered by
an agent and gets into show business. Peter uses his A student
science knowledge to create his webshooters. He sews up a
costume and so begins the show business career of Spiderman.
Then one day a burglar runs
past Spiderman in a hallway after a show. Peter does nothing and
when the security guard asks him why he didn't do anything ,
Peter tells the guard, "Sorry pal that's your job." Spiderman
continues his show biz career until one day on the way home, he
notices a police car out front. Apparently, there had been a
robbery of which causes the death of Uncle Ben. The police
officer lets Peter know the burglar is in abandoned warehouse.
Spiderman goes after him. To Peter's shock and dismay the crook
turns out to be the same one he didn't stop the night before.
Thus, Peter Parker learns the hard way that with great power
comes great responsiblity.
After hearing Peter's
entire story the Spider Friends talk Peter out of quitting and
so they confront the Shocker one more time. This time no one is
hurt and the shocker is put back behind bars.
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