- Boy, have I been stupid. Instead of fighting, I've been showing off-- and it almost got me killed! Time to wise up, Spidey. From now on-- no more chances!
- -- Spider-Man src
Like his Earth-616 counterpart, Peter Parker was a nerdy, shy, and socially awkward teenager who obtained spider-like abilities after being bitten by a Radioactive Spider. He used these powers for himself at first, but when his uncle was killed by a burglar he could have stopped, Peter became the Amazing Spider-Man, as well as a photographer for the Daily Bugle.
The Battle of the Century
One day, Spider-Man came upon a crime that was being committed by Doctor Octopus. Ock ended up getting away, and Spider-Man, having run out of web fluid, was forced to flee on foot when police came to arrest him. Luckily, he obtained some photos of the stand-off to give to J. Jonah Jameson, which pleased him to the point of giving him a raise. However, all the shots were blurry, resulting in Peter getting chewed out. He later went out on a date with Mary Jane, but got sidetracked when Ock returned. Peter was successful this time, and Ock was taken to a prison where Lex Luthor was planning a dual escape.
The next day Peter went for a space exploration demonstration with Mary Jane, only to run into a still-angry Jameson. After getting yelled at again, Peter finally argued back and fled to another part of the building, making him feel really good about himself. He went over to a large structure that was still in development, when Lois Lane, who was coming near him, begin to fall off a high place. Peter, who was already on the high place, caught Lois with ordinary human skills, and they soon recognized each other due to their accomplishments in the same field. As Lois talked to MJ, MJ jokingly asked if Lois was making a move on Peter. Lois said otherwise, and was about to state her crush on Superman, when Superman himself arrived.
However, Superman zapped Lois and MJ, causing them to disappear, much to everyone's shock. To make matters weirder, the real Superman, Clark Kent, was watching the whole thing. Desperate to find his friends, Peter changed into Spider-Man (while meeting Clark) and set off. He ran into the actual Superman and attacked him despite him merely trying to talk to him at the moment. The fake Superman is revealed to be Lex Luthor, who shoots Spider-Man with red sun radiation, allowing him to viciously hurt Superman. Eventually the radiation wore off, and Spider-Man could not hurt him despite how many times he tried (even hurting himself in the process). Finally he calmed down, and the two teamed up to find the real culprit.
They followed the red sun radiation to an abandoned railroad yard. After scaling through the booby trapped rooms, they found Doc Ock and Luthor. They revealed their partnership and that they were behind the kidnapping. The criminals were simply holograms, leaving Peter and Clark to search their base for clues of their whereabouts. Spider-Man found the computer controlling the projector and attempted to print out their location, only for the computer to explode. Luckily Superman was able to rebuild it, allowing Peter to track them to Mount Kilimanjaro. They met with Masai Warriors, who revealed that one of their tribesmen had recently disappeared near the mountain. They found him charged with red sun radiation. Spider-Man webbed him up while Superman used his heat vision to turn it as hard as steel. They entered the cave he emerged from, finding an empty rocket silo.
Following Superman's lead, the two traveled to the Injustice Gang Satellite. They discovered that Luthor and Octavius had taken control of Comlab One and were using it to wreck havoc on the Earth as blackmail. The heroes and villains started to battle, with Superman leaving to stop a tsunami and Doc Ock switching sides after Luthor decided to destroy the world. Otto was able to break Luthor's connect to the probe and Clark stopped the tsunami. They returned to Manhattan and their coworkers. Giving exclusive photos and stories, they secured their jobs and took their girls to dinner, paid for by their bosses.
The Heroes and the Holocaust!
At the advice of Jameson, Peter traveled to Metropolis to get images of Hulk and Superman. While in town, Peter met Jimmy Olsen, who introduced him to his coworkers at the Daily Planet. He briefly contemplated staying in Metropolis and stayed at Hotel Cheapo during his tenure with the Planet. As Spider-Man, his Spider-Sense directed him to a underground base where he found Wonder Woman fihghting an army of henchmen. Wonder Wonder was captured, but Spider-Man followed them to Manhattan. Teaming-up with Superman, the two went underground to Omega One, ambushing Prince's captors, Dr. Doom and Parasite. During the scuffle, Parasite broke the controls of a nuclear reactor Doom was building. Superman was able to keep the reactor stable while Spidey used what was left of the controls to reverse the reaction. Afterwards, Peter returned to New York and the Bugle.
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