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Spider-Man wears one of the most iconic and enduring uniforms in comics.
But his design has evolved over time and even changed drastically on occasion.
Here, we present Spider-Man's classic looks from more than 50 years of comics and
film, across alternate timelines, parallel universes and even a clone or two.
1962 I966 ‘ I984
STEVE OITKO JOHN ROMITA, SR. THE SYMBIOTE
Spider-Man made his first Succeeding Ditko as the artist on This suit, which Spider-Man found
appearance in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man, John Romita on an alien world, was secretly a
Amazing Fantasy #15 Sr. tweaked the wall-craw| er's sentient symbiotic organism that
(August, 1962). Artist Steve Ditko appearance, creating his definitive tried to bond with Peter's body.
designed the hero's classic suit and look for much ofthe1960s and When he finally separated himself
gave him a full facemask to hide '70s. Romita also designed Peter from the suit, it found and bonded
Peter Parker's “boyish" visage. Parker's longtime love interest, to Eddie Brock, becoming the
Mary Jane Watson. supervillain Venom.
1989 1990 1992
IIAPTAINUNIVEHSE TIJDIJMBFARLANE "2099"
Peter Parker bfieﬂy hosted the Artist Todd McFarlane lent his visual Miguel O'Hara became the Spider-
Uni-Power — 6! Sentient style to the wall-crawler through Man of the future in a series of
manifestation ofthe Universe itself dynamic posing and detailed Marvel comics set in the year 2099.
— in Spectclcu/ Or Spider-Man #158. webbing. McFar| ane illustrated In addition to enhanced strength,
The U"I'P0WeF 9aVe Spidef-Man both Amazing Spider-Man and a speed and agility, Spider-Man 2099
enhanced strength, speed, flight new series launched in 1990, titled possessed rapid healing powers
and telekinesis. simply Spider-Man. and retractable fangs and talons.
And, of course, Spider-Sense.
ARMORED SCARLET SPIDER “SENSATlllNAL"
The webslinger has occasionally When Spider-Man's clone, Ben Later, when Peter briefly retired
donned armored versions of his Reilly, arrived in New York City, from being Spider-Man, Reilly took
suit to battle particularly dangeorus he wore a red bodysuit under a over in his stead, designing his own
opponents. The armored suit slows sleeveless blue hoodie and fought spider-suit in the pages of
Spidey down, but protects him from crime as the Scarlet Spider. Note his Sensational Spider-Man #1.
high-caliber weapons. exposed webshooters and belt.
ZOOO 2002 2002
ULTIMATE FILM “SPIDER-CLAN”
A modern retelling of the classic The suit designed for Sam Raimi’s Part ofa manga-inspired series of
Spider-Man story, the Ultimate film Spider-Man was created in one Marvel comics, Spider Man: Legend
comics took Peter back to his roots piece over a rubber muscle suit, of the $pider—C/ an reimagined Peter
as a 16-year-old high-school student with raised webbing and mirrored Parker as the last of a clan of ninjas,
struggling with classes, girls lenses. and saw him seeking vengeance
and supervillains. for his slain sensei, Uncle Ben.
2003 2004 2006
“I602” “SECRET WAR” IRON SPIDER
In an alternate universe, Peter Alongside other heroes including Peter's friend and co—Avenger
Parquagh was a young squire living Wolverine and Captain America, Tony Stark gifted him this high-
in Elizabethan London. When the Nick Fury recruited Spider-Man for tech supersuit, complete with three
bite of an irradiated arachnid gave a plot to overthrow the government mechanical spider-arms,
him extraordinary gifts, he became of Latveria. Artist Gabrielle Del| 'Otto gliding capabilities and
the Spider. designed the heroes‘ alternate holographic lensing.
costumes in this story.
2007 2009 2010
FILM [BLACK] “NO| R" FUTURE FOUNDATION
In Spider-Man 3, an alien symbiote In an alternate timeline where Peter When the Human Torch of the
fell to Earth and attached itself to Parker was raised during the Great Fantastic Four went missing, Peter
Spider-Man's suit. In addition to the Depression, he became a vigilante joined Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible
darker color scheme, the symbiote and fought organized crime in Women and the Thing as a member
affected Peter's mood, making him 19305 New York City. of the new Future Foundation.
more violent and reckless. This Spider-Man accessorized Artist Marko Djurdjevic designed
with a trench coat and fedora, and the team's black-and-white
wasn't above using guns. uniforms.
20lO 20ll 2012
STEALTH MILES MORALES “AMAZING”
Though it might look like a Tron After Peter Parker's death in the For his 2012 big-screen reboot,
homage, Peter designed this suit Ultimate universe, the mantle of Spidey got a slight redesign to
to warp light and sound around it, Spider-Man fell to Miles Morales, a distance him visually from the
effectively making him invisible. It's black Hispanic teenager. Artist Sara earlier films. The Amazing Spider-
also fireproof and can repair itself. Pichelli designed Morales and Man tweaked some elements ofthe
his new suit. uniform to emphasize the hero's
athletic figure, while leaving
2012 2013 2014
SCARLET SPIDER ll “SUPERllJli" "AMAZING" II
A flawed clone of Peter Parker When Doctor Octopus implanted The new suit for The Amazing
and a former villain, the character his mind in Peter's body, the villain Spider-Man 2 is the most faithful
known as Kaine became the new decided to prove himself better live-action depiction yet, with
Scarlet Spider recently and swung than Peter by becoming a “Superior darker, richer coloring than the
the streets of Houston, Texas. Spider-Man. ” previous film and bigger,