1. HE'S FUNNY
Perhaps the biggest quality you should know about Spider-Man if you're not familiar with his comics is that he is funny. Heck, he's downright hilarious. Yes, he's suffered tragedy and loss. Yes, he's sometimes hunted and hounded and there are times when he gets frustrated and depressed with his life and how things never seem to fully work out for him. But after a day or two of being down, Peter always gets up again. Being Spidey began as a way of acknowledging his responsibility to the world but it also became something that our hero has admitted is very fun.
2.HE'S A MULTI-TASKER
For many years, Spider-Man was a solo hero. Yes, he frequently teamed-up with everyone from Thor to Daredevil to Captain America to Ghost Rider, but whenever team opportunities came up it never seemed to work out. Spidey turned down chances to join the X-Men and was rejected when he asked to join the Fantastic Four. At different times, he either asked to join the Avengers and was turned down or was asked and decided for different reasons that he wasn't really a team player.
3.HE WAS MARRIED (IT'S COMPLICATED)
I'm not going to go into major detail with this if you want more information, look up a story called "One More Day." The basics you should know in this matter are this: In the late 1980s, Marvel Comics married off Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson. In the comics, Peter and MJ met during college (right before Peter began dating his first serious love, Gwen Stacy). The two had a flirtatious relationship that evolved into one of best friends. A frequent romantic interest, Mary Jane even revealed to Peter that she had accidentally learned he was Spider-Man before they had actually met and so she became his close confidant. They were married for many years, though separated on a couple of occasions.
But a few years back, it was decided that Spidey worked better as a single guy struggling to find romance while balancing his personal life with his superhero
4.HIS PARENTS WERE SPIES
You may know that Peter was raised by his relatives Ben and May Parker. But did you know that his parents Richard and Mary Parker were field agents for the CIA? No lie, folks!
When Peter was 6, his parents (who frequently traveled for work) left the boy with his aunt and uncle in Queens, New York. But this time, their plane went down and they died. Peter was told it was simply mechanical failure and it wasn't until he was in college that he learned more details.
5.HE TRAINED KUNG FU
,Spidey temporarily lost his Spider-Sense. This left him pretty vulnerable, as he'd become seriously reliant on it during battles. When you know that your body and brain will force you to dodge just about any attack coming your way, you don't think you need to pay attention to things like peripheral vision or the sound of footsteps coming from behind you.
6.HE DOESN'T TAKE CHANCES WITH PHOTOS
Until recently, Peter earned most of his income by being a freelance photographer. Many times, he'd set up a camera right before throwing himself into a fight against criminals and super-villains, photographing himself in action and then later selling the pics to The Daily Bugle. Because if (now former) Bugle publisher J. Jonah Jameson insists on making money by calling Spidey a freak and a menace, the wall-crawling hero may as well get a piece of that action.
7.His Greatest Enemy Got His Girlfriend Pregnant
One of the most controversial Spider-Man stories of all-time, it was revealed in Sins Pas” that Gwen Stacy had an affair with the middle-aged Norman Osborn as a teenager. She fled to Europe and had the twins in secret, but the Goblin Serum in their system would cause them to rapidly age, and they returned years later to try and kill Spider-Man after Norman successfully found and brainwashed them.
The story also revealed that Peter and Gwen had never had sex, and many fans felt like it completely ruined the legacy of one of only a handful of characters who have remained dead. As a result, it’s now never referred to.
8 He Wasn’t Marvel’s First Spider-Man
Spider-Man made his debut in the final issue of Amazing Fantasy, but he wasn’t exactly Marvel’s first spider themed character! In the 1950s, comic book readers weren’t really all that interested in superheroes, so monster and sci-fi stories dominated.
Just a month before Spidey appeared in the Marvel Universe, an issue of Journey Into Mystery featured a tale called “Where will you be, when… The Spider Strikes!” focusing on a normal household spider who was transformed by radioactive rays. This Man-Spider could speak, but was killed by the issue’s end. It’s a shame he’s never turned back up to face Spider-Man.
9 Spider-Transmitted Diseases
Normally, when Peter Parker frets that Spider-Man is likely to kill those closest to him, it is simply an emotional metaphor. However, in the Spider-Man story line “Reign,” a Dark Knight Returns homage that shows an aged Spidey returning to fight a corrupt city, the metaphor gets a little too literal. At one point, Spider-Man must confront the body of Mary Jane, who has long since died. The story gets strange when Spidey reveals what killed her: Contrary to the totem story line, Spidey claims she was killed by his radioactive sperm. Spider-Man even gives us all the gory details: “Like a spider, crawling up inside your body and laying a thousand eggs of cancer . . . I killed you.”It is at this point that an otherwise amusingly divergent alternate reality becomes completely baffling. Had Gwen Stacey been doomed to die of cancer, too, before her run-in with The Green Goblin? Will Black Cat one day perish from her dalliances with Peter? At the very least, this disturbing revelation takes the fun out of singing “He’s got radioactive blood.”
10 He Might Be Jewish it s nothing bad
Marvel has steered clear of any open religious affiliation when it comes to their most beloved hero, perhaps very wisely. However, for those reading behind the lines—or, in some cases, just reading the lines themselves—there are a number of interesting clues.Spider-Man has been written by a number of prominent Jewish writers, including comic legends Peter David, Brian Michael Bendis, and of course, creator Stan Lee. His dialogue is often littered with traces of Yiddish, such as remarking “oy” to convey his exasperation. Avi Arad, producer of Spider-Man and The Avengers, commented that he thought it was clear that Stan Lee had drawn upon his own experiences to portray the Parkers as a Jewish family trying to forge a new identity in the city. Andrew Garfield, the Jewish actor portraying the most recent incarnation of Spider-Man, believes that the neurotic good son who never thinks he has done enough to help everyone represents Jewish culture.