The past history of Betty Brant of Earth-78227 would mirror that of her Earth-616 counterpart up until the early days of her new job at the Daily Bugle. In this reality, she would follow her employer J. Jonah Jameson to cover a report on a scientific demonstration on radiation being conducted by one of Jameson's colleagues in the same lab Peter Parker was attending with his classmates. This test would lead to a spider being irradiated. The radioactive spider would land on Betty's hand and bite her instead of Peter.

Witnessing the display, high school student Peter Parker would come to her aid and convince Jameson to let Betty take the rest of the day off, and Peter invited her to dinner. That night while having dinner with Peter, Betty would soon learn that she had developed the proportionate abilities of a spider. Peter would inspire her to take up crime fighting so that the two could make money off pictures that Peter would take for the Daily Bugle, even though Jameson would only use the photos in his personal smear campaign against Betty in her activities as Spider-Girl.

After a number of exploits the two would be witness to a burglar escaping a robbery. Failing to stop the crook, Spider-Girl and Peter would dismiss it as none of their business. Returning to Peter's home, they would be horrified to learn that Peter's Uncle Ben had been shot. Tracking the crook to the Acme Warehouse, Spider-Girl would be shocked to find that the killer of Uncle Ben was the man she failed to stop earlier. Horrified by this, Betty would abandon her identity of Spider-Girl, realizing that she wasn't made for that sort of responsibility, even though Peter tried to convince her to continue her vigilante activities.

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Betty along with the Spider-Army

She would later become Spider-Girl again as a member of Spider-UK's team of Spider-Totems.[1]


Seemingly those of Peter Parker of Earth-616

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