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2012-05-04 11:54:32 AM  
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2012-05-04 11:54:49 AM  

Expolaris: StoPPeRmobile: yves0010: I nearly fell out of my chair with the wise crack about the small knife. That was how I pictured Spidey to be. Very sarcastic and over the top dramatic. Not as much as Deadpool but close to it.

This.

So much this. Peter Parker's super power is ultimate sarcasm. Those spider powers are a side note. He's such a witty asshole to anyone he's fighting that they get angry, start making mistakes. I always liked that about spidey, he knew he couldn't win in a head on fight so really needed to use his smarts

i'm also with the mechanical web shooters, ups the baseline of how intelligent he really is. Peter Parker and the storyline from Spidey 3 is the intellectual equivalent of this image.

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That is exactly how I saw Spidey. He is strong but his rogue gallery is just as strong or even stronger. So he has to do two things, either out smart them, cause in point is how he beat Hydro Man, to making them furious that he can take advantage of their mistakes.

I think the 90's animated series got Spidey down tight with how he acted and ticked off all the villains he was fighting.
 
2012-05-04 11:56:20 AM  

Expolaris: Fano: Wellon Dowd: tl;dw

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2012-05-04 11:58:29 AM  
It looks like it could be the second best. I have a feeling "Dark Knight Rises" will disappoint. I don't mean it will be BAD per se, but that it will disappoint.
 
2012-05-04 11:58:49 AM  

LeroyBourne: I just can't seem to get in to this, I'm not feeling it, maybe it's because we've all seen it before.


Just pretend that Hollywood made a deal with Mephisto and the other three movies never happened.
 
2012-05-04 12:11:44 PM  
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2012-05-04 12:14:27 PM  

yves0010: I nearly fell out of my chair with the wise crack about the small knife. That was how I pictured Spidey to be. Very sarcastic and over the top dramatic. Not as much as Deadpool but close to it.


That's what sold me on this movie. Spiderman 1-3 just didn't quite hit the spot, I'm hoping this one will.

I used to be a huge fan (of the comics) way back from the early 70s until the clone business came up, but the final straw was Ben Reilly.

Cndn Bacon: Mugato: Yeah, oddly enough the organic webshooters made more sense. I mean he's a mutant or whatever he is anyway so why not? But the homemade ones, did he make them out of admantium or something? Cause I can see that they wouldn't snap his wrists because he's Spider-Man but wouldn't they break immediately with all the swinging?

Well, I know that in the cartoon (the 90's one, not the 60's one, well maybe that one too, I'm not sure), he actually held onto the webbing after he shot it, it didn't stay attached to the shooters.

As for the organic shooters, if you're going to bring reality-based questions into the discussion, it seems to me that in order to produce that volume of webbing, there wouldn't be much of a movie because he'd be too busy feeding himself to do anything else.


Parker is NOT a mutant. He got bit by a radioactive spider.

Parker presses on the trigger on his palm twice (not once, in case he needs to make a fist to punch the bad guys), web shoots out. Parker releases trigger, webbing cuts from nozzle thereby webbing detaches. Parker uses his spider super speed, grabs webbing in mid air and swings away.

Webshooters, how the fark do they work?
Link

Yes, that was how he used his webshooters, before the 90s anyway. Parker kept spare web cartridges in his utility belt (yes, he had one. He wore it underneath his costume). There were times in the comics where he would run out of web fluid in mid battle or inopportune moments.
He also had different settings (by pressing on the trigger and releasing it x number of times at a set speed) where he could shoot globules of webbing, make a net, etc etc etc.

/Yes, I was stupid enough to try and build my own working webshooters when I was much younger.
 
2012-05-04 12:14:59 PM  

yves0010: I nearly fell out of my chair with the wise crack about the small knife. That was how I pictured Spidey to be. Very sarcastic and over the top dramatic. Not as much as Deadpool but close to it.


This. Villains utterly fear Batman. Villains haaaate Spidey cause beats them and annoyingly mocks the crap out of them.
 
2012-05-04 12:21:02 PM  
Aww, but Spiderman 3 was..

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2012-05-04 12:28:47 PM  

texdent: wildstarr: Mentat: wildstarr: The Avengers is a Marvel Studios movie. It is only distributed by Disney.

Disney owns Marvel.

I know that, doesn't mean Disney made the movie.

Just as long as we don't have to see Norman's O-face.


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2012-05-04 12:37:21 PM  
Uh... no, submitter.
 
2012-05-04 12:54:53 PM  
I thought I couldn't possibly be underwhelmed anymore than I was by TDKR trailer. Then I saw this and was corrected.
 
2012-05-04 12:56:15 PM  

Fano: Expolaris: Fano: Wellon Dowd: tl;dw

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I farming love spiderman threads.
 
2012-05-04 12:56:47 PM  

AmazinTim: I thought I couldn't possibly be underwhelmed anymore than I was by TDKR trailer. Then I saw this and was corrected.


I think that's a medical condition.

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2012-05-04 01:01:06 PM  

Wayne 985: AmazinTim: I thought I couldn't possibly be underwhelmed anymore than I was by TDKR trailer. Then I saw this and was corrected.

I think that's a medical condition.

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If I had that condition, I wouldn't have enthusiastically watched every Prometheus trailer a dozen times.
 
2012-05-04 01:13:44 PM  

thecpt: yves0010: I nearly fell out of my chair with the wise crack about the small knife. That was how I pictured Spidey to be. Very sarcastic and over the top dramatic. Not as much as Deadpool but close to it.

This. Villains utterly fear Batman. Villains haaaate Spidey cause beats them and annoyingly mocks the crap out of them.


One of the greatest things about Civil War was when he unmasked, and Doc Ock did the math to get EXTRA enraged that he was beaten by a teenage punk. Instead of this Brand New Day stuff I'd have loved to see him on the run from villains who now know the name and face of the ultimate troll.

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2012-05-04 01:18:23 PM  

Expolaris: Fano: Expolaris: Fano: Wellon Dowd: tl;dw

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Let's do this.

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I farming love spiderman threads.

 
2012-05-04 01:23:34 PM  
Came here to second many posters.

Was "meh" at first, now this trailer is pulling me in. Like the added sarcasm, mechanical web shooters, and lack of being Spiderman III.
 
2012-05-04 02:07:52 PM  
Diogenes: scottydoesntknow: That movie left a bad taste in a lot of people's mouths and hurt the franchise.

X-Men III, too. Thank god for First Class. I don't care if you like superhero movies or not. That flick was incredible and had alot of heart.


First class sucks. Yeah, I said it. Awkward, poor script and dialogue that both hand fed and insulted the audience. It should have been better, but felt more like XMen:Wolverine.

They lost something after X2 and started feeling more like Spiderman / Hulk. Lame.
 
2012-05-04 02:13:24 PM  

weapon13: Parker presses on the trigger on his palm twice (not once, in case he needs to make a fist to punch the bad guys), web shoots out. Parker releases trigger, webbing cuts from nozzle thereby webbing detaches. Parker uses his spider super speed, grabs webbing in mid air and swings away.

Webshooters, how the fark do they work?
Link

Yes, that was how he used his webshooters, before the 90s anyway. Parker kept spare web cartridges in his utility belt (yes, he had one. He wore it underneath his costume). There were times in the comics where he would run out of web fluid in mid battle or inopportune moments.
He also had different settings (by pressing on the trigger and releasing ...


It still makes more sense for them to be organic. Dude gets bit by spider, gets spider powers. He doesn't also suddenly become this Tony Stark super genius who invents everything he needs. Even if he was he doesn't have nearly the resources Stark does, he's a high school kid with poor grandparents.
 
2012-05-04 02:19:48 PM  
Ah yes, I saw this new trailer in full 3D right before The Avengers this morning. They are getting more intriguing. And he'll be dizzying in 3D.
 
2012-05-04 02:21:54 PM  

Hoboclown: weapon13: Parker presses on the trigger on his palm twice (not once, in case he needs to make a fist to punch the bad guys), web shoots out. Parker releases trigger, webbing cuts from nozzle thereby webbing detaches. Parker uses his spider super speed, grabs webbing in mid air and swings away.

Webshooters, how the fark do they work?
Link

Yes, that was how he used his webshooters, before the 90s anyway. Parker kept spare web cartridges in his utility belt (yes, he had one. He wore it underneath his costume). There were times in the comics where he would run out of web fluid in mid battle or inopportune moments.
He also had different settings (by pressing on the trigger and releasing ...

It still makes more sense for them to be organic. Dude gets bit by spider, gets spider powers. He doesn't also suddenly become this Tony Stark super genius who invents everything he needs. Even if he was he doesn't have nearly the resources Stark does, he's a high school kid with poor grandparents.


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2012-05-04 02:33:02 PM  

Hoboclown: weapon13: Parker presses on the trigger on his palm twice (not once, in case he needs to make a fist to punch the bad guys), web shoots out. Parker releases trigger, webbing cuts from nozzle thereby webbing detaches. Parker uses his spider super speed, grabs webbing in mid air and swings away.

Webshooters, how the fark do they work?
Link

Yes, that was how he used his webshooters, before the 90s anyway. Parker kept spare web cartridges in his utility belt (yes, he had one. He wore it underneath his costume). There were times in the comics where he would run out of web fluid in mid battle or inopportune moments.
He also had different settings (by pressing on the trigger and releasing ...

It still makes more sense for them to be organic. Dude gets bit by spider, gets spider powers. He doesn't also suddenly become this Tony Stark super genius who invents everything he needs. Even if he was he doesn't have nearly the resources Stark does, he's a high school kid with poor grandparents.


Tony Stark was able to build one in a cave. WITH A BOX OF SCRAPS!!!
 
2012-05-04 02:35:41 PM  
Do we get to see him snap gwen stacy's neck in the film? Ill go see it if so.
 
2012-05-04 02:50:08 PM  

Cndn Bacon: Mugato: Yeah, oddly enough the organic webshooters made more sense. I mean he's a mutant or whatever he is anyway so why not? But the homemade ones, did he make them out of admantium or something? Cause I can see that they wouldn't snap his wrists because he's Spider-Man but wouldn't they break immediately with all the swinging?

Well, I know that in the cartoon (the 90's one, not the 60's one, well maybe that one too, I'm not sure), he actually held onto the webbing after he shot it, it didn't stay attached to the shooters.

As for the organic shooters, if you're going to bring reality-based questions into the discussion, it seems to me that in order to produce that volume of webbing, there wouldn't be much of a movie because he'd be too busy feeding himself to do anything else.


Spider web is supposed to be insanely low in mass, but super strong. I mean, a normal spider doesn't consume much in the way of volume, yet are able to produce webs that are at least 100x their body size.

That being said, if it were truly in line with what-to-expect-from-mutation, he'd be shooting it out of his bunhole.
 
2012-05-04 03:04:46 PM  

Shempademp: Hoboclown: weapon13: Parker presses on the trigger on his palm twice (not once, in case he needs to make a fist to punch the bad guys), web shoots out. Parker releases trigger, webbing cuts from nozzle thereby webbing detaches. Parker uses his spider super speed, grabs webbing in mid air and swings away.

Webshooters, how the fark do they work?
Link

Yes, that was how he used his webshooters, before the 90s anyway. Parker kept spare web cartridges in his utility belt (yes, he had one. He wore it underneath his costume). There were times in the comics where he would run out of web fluid in mid battle or inopportune moments.
He also had different settings (by pressing on the trigger and releasing ...

It still makes more sense for them to be organic. Dude gets bit by spider, gets spider powers. He doesn't also suddenly become this Tony Stark super genius who invents everything he needs. Even if he was he doesn't have nearly the resources Stark does, he's a high school kid with poor grandparents.

Tony Stark was able to build one in a cave. WITH A BOX OF SCRAPS!!!


Dammit, that was beautiful. I don't think there's anything left to add. I'll just check back later to see if anyone's added any new Emma Stone pics.
 
2012-05-04 03:21:44 PM  

Hoboclown: weapon13: Parker presses on the trigger on his palm twice (not once, in case he needs to make a fist to punch the bad guys), web shoots out. Parker releases trigger, webbing cuts from nozzle thereby webbing detaches. Parker uses his spider super speed, grabs webbing in mid air and swings away.

Webshooters, how the fark do they work?
Link

Yes, that was how he used his webshooters, before the 90s anyway. Parker kept spare web cartridges in his utility belt (yes, he had one. He wore it underneath his costume). There were times in the comics where he would run out of web fluid in mid battle or inopportune moments.
He also had different settings (by pressing on the trigger and releasing ...

It still makes more sense for them to be organic. Dude gets bit by spider, gets spider powers. He doesn't also suddenly become this Tony Stark super genius who invents everything he needs. Even if he was he doesn't have nearly the resources Stark does, he's a high school kid with poor grandparents.


Peter Parker is a genius-- One of the smartest people on Earth (though not in the top ten, he's no slouch). He was a genius before he was bitten by the spider. As an adult his current job is as an inventor with one of the world's leading tech firms.

The money to create the web-shooters came from various sources, including his job (Daily Bugle, at the time) and the money he made as a TV personality. In the comics he was famous and on TV for a while before the robber incident. It wasn't just a one-night thing, like in the movies. He made quite a bit of money before quitting to be a super-hero.

The animated TV shows and live action movies dumb him down A LOT, focusing more on him being a common nerd teenager (because they want teens to watch) and stripping away what makes Spider-Man truly special- - His intellect and wit.

He is more like the Marvel Universe's Batman than most people know. He has plans in place, and inventions created in order to take out other superheroes should they end up on the wrong side. He says he has a plan in place to take out the Hulk (one that would require killing him), and Marvel has said time and time again that after the age of heroes, in the Marvel Universe's future, Spider-Man becomes known as "the greatest hero of them all."

Sony has been shiatting on Spider-Man in the movies for a while now, and this movie looks like it's no different. They're still dumping on the comic history in order to market the character their way.

Sony DID do him some justice (moreso than Marvel Studios, in fact) in animation when they made Spectacular Spider-Man, but even that decided to focus on "teen Spidey" and backed away from making him much more than just a smart, awkward teenager.

According to Marvel, Spider-Man is up there with Reed Richards and Hank Pym in terms of intelligence. Reed himself has said that Peter scored college entrance exam results as Reed did (of course, Reed was a bit younger at the time).

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So far, I've not seen this version of Spider-Man in anything animated or live-action. TV and movie writers always miss the point with Spider-Man.
 
2012-05-04 03:35:43 PM  
I saw the trailer last night before The Avengers. However, the theatre made the mistake of showing us the 3D trailer in a 2D seating. Got the idea of most of it, but some scenes were difficult to make out.
 
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2012-05-04 03:41:31 PM  
Well, you also have to consider that Spider-Man is a child of his age, where everything was supposed to be nuclear powered in a few years, people were starting to send people into space.
But already there was a worry about the results of bomb tests, the cold war was a big threat...

He being the result of an experiment gone awry was the natural result of this fear - as was the hulk, as were the X-Men mutants.

Building his web shooters shows that he himself is also a man of science, thus connecting him to the earlier "mystery men" - The Shadow, Doc Savage, The Spider...

And honestly, don't try to think to hard why there's a bunch of geniuses going into other dimensions, building power suits, aliens walking the earth - but it's still recognizable to use, with conventional cars, the internet, famine & disease. This way lies madness. You should really just relax.

/You want a dumber NYC acrobatic hero? Try Daredevil.
//The new series ain't even bad, Matt already beat Spidey for the Black Cat's, erm, favors...
 
2012-05-04 03:42:58 PM  

ZeroCorpse: The animated TV shows and live action movies dumb him down A LOT, focusing more on him being a common nerd teenager (because they want teens to watch) and stripping away what makes Spider-Man truly special- - His intellect and wit.


I believe the 90s FOX animated series kept most of his intellect and wit. It's been a while though since I've watched them.
 
2012-05-04 04:22:09 PM  
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No kidding. His head's like Sputnik. Spherical, but quite pointy in parts
 
2012-05-04 05:08:23 PM  

ZeroCorpse: Hoboclown: weapon13: Parker presses on the trigger on his palm twice (not once, in case he needs to make a fist to punch the bad guys), web shoots out. Parker releases trigger, webbing cuts from nozzle thereby webbing detaches. Parker uses his spider super speed, grabs webbing in mid air and swings away.

Webshooters, how the fark do they work?
Link

Yes, that was how he used his webshooters, before the 90s anyway. Parker kept spare web cartridges in his utility belt (yes, he had one. He wore it underneath his costume). There were times in the comics where he would run out of web fluid in mid battle or inopportune moments.
He also had different settings (by pressing on the trigger and releasing ...

It still makes more sense for them to be organic. Dude gets bit by spider, gets spider powers. He doesn't also suddenly become this Tony Stark super genius who invents everything he needs. Even if he was he doesn't have nearly the resources Stark does, he's a high school kid with poor grandparents.

Peter Parker is a genius-- One of the smartest people on Earth (though not in the top ten, he's no slouch). He was a genius before he was bitten by the spider. As an adult his current job is as an inventor with one of the world's leading tech firms.

The money to create the web-shooters came from various sources, including his job (Daily Bugle, at the time) and the money he made as a TV personality. In the comics he was famous and on TV for a while before the robber incident. It wasn't just a one-night thing, like in the movies. He made quite a bit of money before quitting to be a super-hero.

The animated TV shows and live action movies dumb him down A LOT, focusing more on him being a common nerd teenager (because they want teens to watch) and stripping away what makes Spider-Man truly special- - His intellect and wit.

He is more like the Marvel Universe's Batman than most people know. He has plans in place, and inventions created in order to take out other superheroes s ...




Thank you for elucidating what I failed to explain to my kids. The intelligence and wicked taunting didn't truly come through in the previous movies. Right now they think Spiderman is kind of a emo douche. Spidey was my favorite as a kid in the '70s, but was always pissed at the perpetual hack-jobs he's been put through.

I was desperate to like the live-action show, to the point my parents thought it was cute to have a spazzy nerdlinger pester them to put it on, since everything was "live" pre-DVR (remember those days?).

I was desperate to like the cartoons, but everything was crap back then. To the point I gave up and went outside to play.

I hope this movie gets it closer to, what someone else pointed out, as Spiderman being somewhat Deadpool-ish.
 
2012-05-04 05:16:07 PM  

ZeroCorpse: Hoboclown: weapon13: Parker presses on the trigger on his palm twice (not once, in case he needs to make a fist to punch the bad guys), web shoots out. Parker releases trigger, webbing cuts from nozzle thereby webbing detaches. Parker uses his spider super speed, grabs webbing in mid air and swings away.

Webshooters, how the fark do they work?
Link

Yes, that was how he used his webshooters, before the 90s anyway. Parker kept spare web cartridges in his utility belt (yes, he had one. He wore it underneath his costume). There were times in the comics where he would run out of web fluid in mid battle or inopportune moments.
He also had different settings (by pressing on the trigger and releasing ...

It still makes more sense for them to be organic. Dude gets bit by spider, gets spider powers. He doesn't also suddenly become this Tony Stark super genius who invents everything he needs. Even if he was he doesn't have nearly the resources Stark does, he's a high school kid with poor grandparents.

Peter Parker is a genius-- One of the smartest people on Earth (though not in the top ten, he's no slouch). He was a genius before he was bitten by the spider. As an adult his current job is as an inventor with one of the world's leading tech firms.

The money to create the web-shooters came from various sources, including his job (Daily Bugle, at the time) and the money he made as a TV personality. In the comics he was famous and on TV for a while before the robber incident. It wasn't just a one-night thing, like in the movies. He made quite a bit of money before quitting to be a super-hero.

The animated TV shows and live action movies dumb him down A LOT, focusing more on him being a common nerd teenager (because they want teens to watch) and stripping away what makes Spider-Man truly special- - His intellect and wit.

He is more like the Marvel Universe's Batman than most people know. He has plans in place, and inventions created in order to take out other superheroes s ...


The "Friendly Neighborhood Spider-man" flanderized him. He went from full on nerd who gets to say funny things when he's smacking thugs to "pretty smart when he wants to be, but he never applies himself and boy, ClarkPeter is a ditzy clutz you can never count on."

The Spidey saga leaves out that most of his rogues are criminal professors, as guys like "Doc" Ock now appear to have gotten their diplomas from Hollywood Upstairs Mad Scientist College, rather than renowned experts in esoteric fields at Empire State University.

Still, he's no marketing genius, not seeing a way to sell superstrong adhesive that dissolves in an hour.
 
2012-05-04 05:16:09 PM  

Doogled: ZeroCorpse: The animated TV shows and live action movies dumb him down A LOT, focusing more on him being a common nerd teenager (because they want teens to watch) and stripping away what makes Spider-Man truly special- - His intellect and wit.

I believe the 90s FOX animated series kept most of his intellect and wit. It's been a while though since I've watched them.


He had a lot of his inventions in the 90s animated series and he always had to make fun of the baddies. So they did him justice in that department. He even had the old "running out of webbing at the wrong time" issue at least once per episode.
 
2012-05-04 05:53:09 PM  
I have to disagree with a few people. If he's a mutant, he should have organic slingers. They could display his above average intelligence with other creations. I also don't see much of his spidey sense being shown. Anyone know if it exists in this version?
 
2012-05-04 06:18:37 PM  

Fano: Wellon Dowd: tl;dw

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I can't stop laughing after seeing this.

/Black label to blame?
 
2012-05-04 06:46:28 PM  
Why has Emma Stone been playing a high school senior for the past 5 years?
 
2012-05-04 07:09:34 PM  
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2012-05-04 07:20:34 PM  

soupbone: I have to disagree with a few people. If he's a mutant, he should have organic slingers. They could display his above average intelligence with other creations. I also don't see much of his spidey sense being shown. Anyone know if it exists in this version?


I think this seems to be a misconception about Peter Parker, he doesn't have "above average" intelligence, he has slightly below the supergenius level intelligence exhibited by superheros primarily known for their genius.

I'm for one always preferred manual web shooters.
 
2012-05-04 07:24:51 PM  

SamFlagg: soupbone: I have to disagree with a few people. If he's a mutant, he should have organic slingers. They could display his above average intelligence with other creations. I also don't see much of his spidey sense being shown. Anyone know if it exists in this version?

I think this seems to be a misconception about Peter Parker, he doesn't have "above average" intelligence, he has slightly below the supergenius level intelligence exhibited by superheros primarily known for their genius.

I'm for one always preferred manual web shooters.


That also explains his extreme sarcasm which I enjoy.
 
2012-05-04 08:46:49 PM  

fickenchucker: ZeroCorpse: Hoboclown: weapon13: Parker presses on the trigger on his palm twice (not once, in case he needs to make a fist to punch the bad guys), web shoots out. Parker releases trigger, webbing cuts from nozzle thereby webbing detaches. Parker uses his spider super speed, grabs webbing in mid air and swings away.

Webshooters, how the fark do they work?
Link

Yes, that was how he used his webshooters, before the 90s anyway. Parker kept spare web cartridges in his utility belt (yes, he had one. He wore it underneath his costume). There were times in the comics where he would run out of web fluid in mid battle or inopportune moments.
He also had different settings (by pressing on the trigger and releasing ...

It still makes more sense for them to be organic. Dude gets bit by spider, gets spider powers. He doesn't also suddenly become this Tony Stark super genius who invents everything he needs. Even if he was he doesn't have nearly the resources Stark does, he's a high school kid with poor grandparents.

Peter Parker is a genius-- One of the smartest people on Earth (though not in the top ten, he's no slouch). He was a genius before he was bitten by the spider. As an adult his current job is as an inventor with one of the world's leading tech firms.

The money to create the web-shooters came from various sources, including his job (Daily Bugle, at the time) and the money he made as a TV personality. In the comics he was famous and on TV for a while before the robber incident. It wasn't just a one-night thing, like in the movies. He made quite a bit of money before quitting to be a super-hero.

The animated TV shows and live action movies dumb him down A LOT, focusing more on him being a common nerd teenager (because they want teens to watch) and stripping away what makes Spider-Man truly special- - His intellect and wit.

He is more like the Marvel Universe's Batman than most people know. He has plans in place, and inventions created in order to take out other s ...


Thank you all. Wow, you people know your spider shiat. I couldn't have put it better myself.

It wasn't just spider powers that made Spiderman, it was also his wit and intelligence. It was Parker's genius (for a kid) that first really drew me in.

There hasn't yet been a Spiderman film or tv show that does him justice. Believe me, I've seen them, cartoons and all. Yes, even the late 70s live action tv series (I actually had to pay to get into a cinema to watch this crap.)

This film looks a little closer to the Spiderman we know and I really do hope that we won't be disappointed. That said, the trailer could have shown the best bits and the film could still be a huge pile of steaming hot turd.

I hope not.
 
2012-05-04 08:49:48 PM  
Spiderman is not a mutant he is a mutate. He was mutated by an outside force. Mutants are born with the x-gene.

Diogenes: Where the "accident" that creates the hero wasn't entirely an accident, and their fate was determined long before.


Eh, some of that In the comics. Some stuff about a totem and the spider choosing him. blah blah.

ZeroCorpse: According to Marvel, Spider-Man is up there with Reed Richards and Hank Pym in terms of intelligence. Reed himself has said that Peter scored college entrance exam results as Reed did (of course, Reed was a bit younger at the time).


According to the intelligence stats that I memorized because, Peter is a 5 on a 1-7 scale which puts him on level with Charles Xavier, Loki, and Magneto. Hank, Reed, and Tony are all 6's. [Note: 1=subpar 2=average 3=gifted 4=highly gifted 5= genius level 6=top level genius 7=omnipotent] I need to read more Spiderman comics.

yves0010: I nearly fell out of my chair with the wise crack about the small knife. That was how I pictured Spidey to be. Very sarcastic and over the top dramatic. Not as much as Deadpool but close to it.


I really enjoyed that. It felt a lot more like Peter to me.
 
2012-05-04 08:56:56 PM  
yikes, that looks awful. tobey maguire could at least pull off 'nerd'. this kid is way too cool for school already.

but it does have Emma Stone ....

/dollar theater time i guess
 
2012-05-04 10:16:32 PM  
It will be a good SUPER HERO ACTION MOVIE, but probably not a very good Spiderman movie. I will still watch it because it will be better than the abortion known as Kickass.
 
2012-05-04 10:20:30 PM  
cdn.smosh.com
 
2012-05-05 01:50:22 AM  
well, it is ruined for me ..........sally field. I can not stand the sound of sally fields voice.
 
2012-05-05 03:29:16 AM  
I flipped through a trade paper collection of Ultimate Spider-man at a book store a while back and seem to recall seeing something about him finding the formula for his webbing in his parents old lab in the basement of his aunt and uncle's house. Or maybe completed it from notes of theirs he found or something. I don't know, I didn't pay all that much attention.

But can anyone confirm if they're pulling the story for this flick from the Ultimate line (doing so has been going pretty well for Marvel) ?
 
2012-05-05 04:29:09 AM  
Heh... I guess I'll sit this one out.
 
2012-05-05 09:51:25 AM  
One of the top 5 super hero movies of all time was released 10 years ago and already covered this.


Also:



i.imgur.com
 
2012-05-06 07:58:09 PM  

twiztedjustin: One of the top 5 super hero movies of all time was released 10 years ago and already covered this.


Also:



[i.imgur.com image 590x989]


ive never seen that. glad i wasnt drinking milk. that is awesome.
 
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