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7/26/2023 4:57 am  #1

Spider-Man (2012 Movie Series)

SPIDER-MAN (2012 Movie Series)

Real Name: Peter Benjamin Parker

Occupation: High School Student, Photographer, Superhero

Identity: Secret

Legal Status: Citizen of the United States

Other Aliases: Spidey, Web-Slinger, The Amazing Spider-Man

Place of Birth: New York City, USA

Marital Status: Single

Known Relatives: Richard Parker (father, deceased), Mary Parker (mother, deceased), Uncle Ben Parker (uncle, deceased), Aunt May Parker (aunt)

Group Affiliation: None

Base of Operations: New York City, USA

First Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 167 lbs.

Eyes: Hazel

Hair: Brown

Powers: Spider-Man possesses superhuman abilities due to a genetically altered spider bite. His powers include enhanced strength, agility, and reflexes. He also has the extraordinary ability to cling to surfaces, a "spider-sense" that warns him of imminent danger, and the skill to shoot organic webs from his wrists, enabling him to swing through the city as the iconic wall-crawler.

History: The 2012 movie series, titled "The Amazing Spider-Man," presents a reimagined origin story of Peter Parker, exploring a different take on the beloved Marvel character. After the mysterious disappearance of his parents, Richard and Mary Parker, Peter is raised by his Aunt May and Uncle Ben.

In this adaptation, Peter's journey begins when he discovers his father's old briefcase, leading him to Oscorp, a scientific corporation where Richard once worked. During a visit, he is bitten by a genetically altered spider, gaining superhuman abilities similar to the classic Spider-Man origin story.

Following Uncle Ben's tragic death at the hands of a robber, Peter adopts the mantle of Spider-Man to honor his uncle's famous lesson of responsibility. As Spider-Man, he takes on various villains, including the Lizard, while uncovering hidden truths about his parents' past.

Throughout the movie series, Peter balances his superhero identity with his personal life, particularly his growing romantic relationship with Gwen Stacy, who plays a significant role in his crime-fighting journey. Peter also seeks to uncover the truth behind his parents' disappearance, leading to revelations about Oscorp's dangerous experiments.

Personality: Peter Parker, as Spider-Man, is portrayed as a brilliant and somewhat introverted teenager. He is depicted as a more tech-savvy and scientific-minded individual than previous versions of the character. Although facing personal struggles and the loss of his uncle, he remains determined and focused on using his abilities for good. The movie series portrays Peter as an intelligent and resourceful hero, often relying on his scientific knowledge to devise innovative ways to combat crime.

Equipment: In the 2012 movie series, Spider-Man does not use traditional web-shooters but instead gains the ability to shoot organic webs from his wrists, an adaptation from the classic Spider-Man comics. He wears a custom-made red and blue costume, emphasizing the iconic spider emblem on his chest, designed to conceal his identity.

Weaknesses: Despite his superhuman abilities, Spider-Man is still vulnerable to physical harm and faces significant challenges when confronting powerful adversaries. His personal relationships, especially with Gwen Stacy, become both a source of strength and vulnerability, as they expose him to emotional struggles and potential danger.

Summary: "The Amazing Spider-Man" movie series brings a fresh and modern take on the beloved Marvel character, Peter Parker. Portrayed by Andrew Garfield, this version of Spider-Man embodies the intelligence, humor, and resourcefulness of the classic character, while presenting a new interpretation of his origin story. The series delves into the complexities of Peter's personal life and the burden of responsibility that comes with being a hero. With its updated storytelling and thrilling action sequences, "The Amazing Spider-Man" series captivated audiences with a contemporary portrayal of the iconic wall-crawler. While presenting a unique perspective on Spider-Man's journey, the 2012 movie series maintains the core values that have made the character a timeless and beloved superhero across generations. Andrew Garfield's portrayal leaves a lasting impact, showcasing the enduring appeal of Spider-Man as a symbol of hope, courage, and the power of selflessness in the face of adversity.

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7/26/2023 4:58 am  #2

Re: Spider-Man (2012 Movie Series)

True as far as it goes, but it should have discussed events of the sequel.

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