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15 Spiderman Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know – #7 is Shocking

Spiderman is one of the everyone’s favourite superheroes. He’s the cheeky one, the athletic one, the hopelessly dorky one but the one that also has some really cool powers, moves and abilities. We’re going to run down 15 facts you may never have known about Spiderman until reading this list (or having read every comic ever).

Martin Goodman, the old Head of Marvel, told Stan Lee that Spiderman was a “rotten idea”.

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He also told Stan Lee that the idea would flop because people hated spiders.

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Via pentthecat.deviantart.com

The debut comic of Spiderman ended up being one of the best-selling debut comics of all time.

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Via spiderman.wikia.com

In 2011, a near-mint copy of the debut comic was sold at an auction for $1.1m.

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Via bleedingcool.com

Spiderman brought in a lot more teenage comic-book readers because he was the first young superhero who didn’t have a mentor training him.

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Via robot6.comicbookresources.com

In 1965, Spiderman was voted 3rd in Esquire’s poll of most influential revolutionary icons among college students.

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Via theamazingspidermanblog.com

In the 90s, THE Michael Jackson tried to buy out Marvel so he could make a movie about Spiderman and play the role himself.

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mjworld.net

Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark is the most expensive production in the history of theatre.

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Via onstageblog.com

The villain Venom was actually a fan-based idea that Marvel bought for a mere $200.

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Via sonkitty.tumblr.com

Spiderman grew up on 20 Ingram Street In Forest Hills, Queens.

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Via youtube.com

This is in fact a real address and the people living there were in fact called “The Parkers.”

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Via trulia.com

In a live-action Japanese version of Spiderman, he has a car and a giant robot called “Leopardon”.

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Via lasertimepodcast.com

Spiderman’s parents were actually spies.

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Via marvel.com

In the comic-book series, Spiderman currently works with the X-Men having left The Avengers.

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Via marvel.com

He was once nearly a television star. After his match with Wrestler Crusher Hogan, he was offered a career on TV performing his acrobatics and strengths. However, after Uncle Ben’s murder he decided to be a superhero instead.

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Via marvel.com



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