I just had the most random question. Why does Spider-Man's black costume have white patches on the back of his hands? Do they serve a purpose or are they purely for fashion? My theory: they are little pockets he keeps band-aids in.
Another thing... I don't think any two artists have drawn the white spider emblem the same way since "Back In Black" started. It minorly annoys me.
Yep, back when it was a symbiote costume, Peter didn't need to wear the web shooters, the costume created webbing for him and it shot the webbing from the top, rather than the bottom, of his wrist. Those white patches are where they shot from.
Hmm. I recall the symbiote producing the webbing, but I didn't remember it coming from the patches. Maybe I had images of Ultimate Spider Man in my head, where the suit shot webbing from his fingers... I think. I'm not sure. Anyway, I'm glad to know they originally had a purpose. Not that superhero costumes need functional costumes, but it's nice when they do. :)
So, Peter's black suit allows him to shoot the webbing from the top of his hands & not the wrists? Wait, didn't Spider-Man's webbing go internal?
This was before Peter's body was able to make any webbing itself. When he got the black suit he was able to make webbing out of the suit itself just by thinking about it and it would pop out of those patches. For a long time Peter didn't have to build mechanical web shooters or mix web formula anymore. When he lost the black symbiote suit, he had a fabric costume made to look like it based on it's design. Since the costume he is wearing now is probably that same old suit he made before he had internal webbing, it would make sense that is has the same design even though he currently shoots webbing from his wrists.
Last edited by Nosgoth Phantom; 06-24-2007 at 08:16 PM.
Oh, that's right. Did anyone get the edition of wizard with Venom on the cover that includes the interview with Topher Grace? It has a few pages in there from a comic book that is supposed to be released in August. It has Spider-Man fighting Iron Man & then letting out ALL of his webbing against Iron Man. It looks pretty sweet.
It has a few pages in there from a comic book that is supposed to be released in August. It has Spider-Man fighting Iron Man & then letting out ALL of his webbing against Iron Man. It looks pretty sweet.
Yeah, I thought it was pretty interesting. There aren't any comic book shops around me (well, not ones that sell NEW comic books anyway) so I won't be able to get the actual issue or if I do get it, it won't be anytime soon. Anyway, what is supposed to happen in that book?
After he came back the second time, he didn't have anymore costumes, so Iron Man made him a new one, and made it all high-tech.
Really quickly, in Civil War, Iron Man and the goverment were trying to register and license supherhumans, and some people were against that (Captain America led them). Iron Man encouraged Spider-Man to join him, and out of loyalty, gratitude, and a desire to take responsibility for his powers, Spider-Man joined him and revealed his identity to the public. However, the more he saw of Iron Man's actions, the more he thought he was on the wrong side, so he started fighting against him. After the final battle where Iron Man won, Aunt May was shot because Kingpin knows Spidey's identity, and now Spider-Man is a fugitive of the law and trying to save his aunt.
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