Spider-Man is a popular superhero created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko. In 1962, he first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy#15 in the Silver Age of Comic Books. he has also appeared for numerous times in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics and in movies, TV shows, and video game adaptations set in the Marvel Universe.
Spider-Man is the alias of Peter Park, an orphan raised by his Aunt May and Uncle Ben in New York City. His parents Richard and Mary Parker died in a plane crash. In his origin story, he gets spider-related abilities from a bite of a radioactive spider. His abilities include clinging to surfaces, superhuman strength, and agility, and detecting danger with his “spider-sense”.
The first sequel ‘Spider Man’ was released in 2002. The film in contrast with its comic books is an unexpected mix of spectacle and engrossing human drama. The second sequel, ‘Spider-Man 2’ was released in 2004. The films revolved around Peter Parker. It shows how he struggles to pay his bills, keep his job, get through college and impress his sweetheart Mary Jane altogether.
Till date, there is a total of eight sequels of Spider-Man. The eighth sequel is ‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’. The film follows the story of Peter Park after the events of ‘Endgame’. He deals with the loss of his mentor when he and his schoolmates find themselves fighting the Elementals. The movie is an enjoyable mix of storming special efforts and road trip silliness.
The upcoming sequel ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ is going to be released on 17 December 2021. The film is directed by Jon Watts. It’s written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers. The move features Zendaya, Tom Holland, and Alfred Molina. The other crew members include Benedict Cumberbatch, Jon Favreau, Jacob Batalon, Marisa Tomei, J.B. Smoove, Benedict Wong, and Jamie Foxx.
For the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man, the famous superhero is unmasked. He is no longer able to separate his normal life from the high-staked of being a superhero. In the film, he asks for help from Doctor Strange. This makes his superhero life even more dangerous, forcing him to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man.