Spider-man has been my favorite superhero since I was 11 years old.
He appeared as a comic book character in 1962 created by Stan Lee, the creator of the Avengers like Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Mighty Thor, and Captain America. Even the X-Men.
Spider-man started out as a normal nerdy high school teenager named Peter Parker. He lived with his Aunt May and Uncle Ben growing up in Queens, after his parents died in a plane crash.
He had a difficult life fitting into high school, dealing with bullies like Flash Thompson and Peter’s family never had much money.
One day his life changes forever, he and the other students are on a field trip to a science lab for tech research. Once there, a spider that got exposed to gamma radiation came down and bites Peter.
At first he thought he was dying, but instead it gives him spider powers that make him a different person.
When he starts using his powers, he couldn’t handle it at all, he was selfish with it. He was reckless at the time.
Peter realizes that the spider that bit him was radioactive.
He developed web shooters that shoot out of his wrist to catch objects.
His Uncle Ben then teaches him lessons about responsibilities and tough choices by figuring things out and getting advice from a person or suggestions. Even inspiration. Uncle Ben told his nephew he was different from the world.
While he was looking through his magazine, Peter thought he could get money by using his powers. He read that anyone who stays and beats the wrestler in 3 minutes wins. He made a homemade costume and a mask to hide his face to go into the ring.
He won against the brute wrestler, but he got just a bit of the money. He was upset about it, he just wanted to have fame. He didn’t even bother stopping a burglar that robbed the fight promoter’s office. The police officers didn’t catch him on time.
They asked Peter why they let him go, he said “It’s not my problem. It’s yours.”
When he got back home and saw police cars surrounding his house. He learned that his uncle was shot and killed by a burglar who broke into his house.
Driven by vengeance, Peter decides take down the burglar by switching his old homemade costume to a new fancy costume. He traps him in the warehouse and beats him.
When he looked at his face, he realizes that the burglar was the same man who robbed the fight promoter’s office and killed his Uncle Ben. Peter restrains him in webs and the police took him away after.
Feeling guilty and responsible for letting a burglar loose and having his uncle dead, he finally learned what it means to be a man and decided to use those powers for good after hearing his uncle’s powerful words “With great power, comes great responsibility”.
And now the legend was born, Peter Parker took the name SPIDER-MAN.