|Name:||Peter Benjamin Parker|
"The Amazing Spider-Man"
|Affiliation:||The Daily Bugle|
|Portrayed by:||Nicholas Hammond|
|First appeared:||The Amazing Spider-Man|
|Last appeared:||Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge|
|Appears in:||3 Films|
Spider-Man is a fictional character, based on the comic book superhero who appears in Marvel Comics. He was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko in 1962. He was portrayed by Nicholas Hammond as the protagonist in the The Amazing Spider-Man and the following television series and "made for TV" movies that it also spawned.
Peter Parker is a humble New York citizen who lived alone with his adoptive aunt May Parker. He worked as a freelance photographer for J. Jonah Jameson, the chief editor at The Daily Bugle newspaper. One day he was bitten by a radioactive spider which gave him superhuman powers, including super-strength, agility and the ability to climb sheer walls and ceilings. He then invented a super-sticky web serum and donned a masked costume to began fighting crime in New York city as the superhero known as Spider-Man.
One day a mysterious Guru surfaces in town and hypnotizes people under his control to rob several banks to steal money. The guru also blackmails the city's authorities to pays him $50 million or else he will have 10 New York citizens under his control commit suicide. Peter becomes aware of the scheme and dons his crimefighting gear and foils the Guru's plans, restoring peace and justice in the city.
One of Peter Parker's tutors at the New York State University accidentally gave three students all the materials they need to create an atomic bomb. While Peter tries to discover what's happened, the police suspect him of the crime. Peter also becomes involved with an attractive journalist by the name of Gale Hoffman, who will do anything to have a chance to interview Spider-Man personally. However, Mr. White, a millionaire businessman and munitions dealer, has his henchmen steal the stusents plutonium so that he can make his own atomic bomb. Spider-Man has to defeat White in order to stop him blowing up the World Trade Centre in New York.
Mr. Jameson asks Peter to help prove the innocence of one of his old college friends, Min Lo Chan. Peter also becomes involved with his daughter, Emily Chan who also lives in New York. However, a wealthy Hong Kong industrialist who is being considered to build a billion dollar power plant for the Chinese Government constantly attempts to foil Spider-Man in his attempts to clear Chan's name.