- That's why he's here for, to learn about responsibility.
Appearing in "Great Responsibility"
- Spider-Man (Peter Parker) (Appears in flashback and main story)
- Harry Osborn
- Mary Jane Watson
- Stan the Janitor
- Norman Osborn
- Doctor Octopus (Shadow only)
- Frightful Four (Appears in flashback and main story)
- May Parker (Only in flashback)
- J.Jonah Jameson (Appears on a Computer Screen, TV or Hologram Only)
- Ben Parker (Cameo)
- Avengers (Peter Parker's imagination)
- Flash Thompson
Synopsis for "Great Responsibility"
At S.H.I.E.L.D.'s hellicarrier, Spider-Man is training against robot soldiers while Nick Fury watches him via screen and laughs. His soon-to-be fellow teammates watch him with different reactions, while Iron Fist and Power Man believes he can make it, Nova and White Tiger thinks the opposite. When Spider-Man destroys all his robotic enemies, Nick Fury advices him about a "Parachute test" and trows him out of the Hellicarrier. Using a web parachute, Spider-Man saves his life.
The same morning, Peter visits Harry at a hospital and leaves him homework. The next day at Midtown, Mary Jane is gluing posters in the walls asking Spider-Man for an interview, saying that "He could be anybody".
Later, as Spider-Man, he visits S.H.I.E.L.D. and meets Doctor Curt Connors, a resident scientist who shows Spider-Man some technology based on his powers. When Peter is about to reveal a special device, agent Phil Coulson stops him, impling he distrusts Spider-Man on being in S.H.I.E.L.D. Nick Fury states that Spider-Man is there to learn about being responsible. Spidey reveals the mysterious objects, which is a special motorcycle. Spider-Man thinks it's useless, but Fury encourages him to try it. When he turns it on, he instantly looses control of it and ends falling out of the Hellicarrier. Via communticator, Fury tells Spider-Man how to use the cycle's web shooters. After saving his life, Spider-Man tests the cycle around New York. When he's about to crash against a gasoline truck, Nova flies and saves him. Back to the ground, the four heroes presents themself.
After learning they are also part of S.H.I.E.L.D., he discuss with Agent Coulson at the HQ about he didn' want to be in a team. While leaving, Fury approaches Spider-Man and tells him why he asked him to join, that he knew he had potential to be a great hero, anyways, he quits.
While at a rooftop thinking about what he has done, Peter is attacked by the Frightful Four and easily subdued. As soon as Wizard mentions a client, Spider-Man attacks him, having faked his unconsciousness. Power Man, White Tiger, Nova and Iron Fist shows up and helps Spider-Man against the three villains, who they finally defeat.
Back at the Hellicarrier, Spider-Man re-accepts Fury's offer, with the condition of still being a solo hero most of his time.
The next day, at Midtown High, Thompson is about to put Peter in a locker, until Power Man, in civilian clothes, shows up and locks Thompson instead. He reveals Peter that now he and the other heroes will be attending to Midtown along him. When Peter asks for a transference to the principal, he finds himself with Agent Coulson, the new principal. After realizing this situation is not that bad, Peter accepts his new classmates.
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