Showing you the greatest Spidey costumes in the world
10. PETER PORKER First Appearance: MARVEL TAILS #1 (1983) Last Seen In: ULTIMATE CIVIL WAR: SPIDER-HAM #1 (2007) Worn Because: A pig with spider powers needed a costume. Why It Makes The List: "He's shorter, stouter, and, um, porkier. He's Peter Porker, Spectacular Spider-Ham! And he has a snout and a curly tail, so don't judge what's inside the costume, judge the costume itself, kids. This week, at least…" – Secret Cabal member RunawayJ Spotlight Comic: ULTIMATE CIVIL WAR: SPIDER-HAM #1—Peter Porker returns to solve the mystery of the missing thought balloons!
9. SPIDER ARMOR First Appearance: WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #100 (1993) Last Seen In: WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #100 (1993) Worn Because: Spidey needed extra protection in the midst of a gang war. Why It Makes The List: "The Spider Armor is the Spider-Man equivalent of empty calories. It's totally a guilty pleasure and yes, we know it makes no sense for a character centered on speed and agility to be weighed down by a bulky metal costume…but c'mon—it's so shiny! The Armor didn't stick around longer than one specifically targeted adventure, so we can forgive its impracticality and merely bask in its wonderful excess." – Secret Cabal member Annihilator882 Spotlight Comic: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN v1 #9—Peter Parker conducts an early experiment in armoring up to take on Electro!
8. FANTASTIC FOUR COSTUME WITH BAG MASK First Appearance: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #258 (1984) Last Seen In: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #258 (1984) Worn Because: After ditching his alien symbiote with the help of the FF, Peter Parker needed a change of clothes. Why It Makes The List: "You've got this alien parasite that acts as a substitute for everything you wear—so what do you do when Mr. Fantastic separates the nasty thing from your body and you're just standing there naked? You grab a spare Fantastic Four costume and a paper bag, of course! It's the ultimate disguise! I mean, the worst thing that could happen is that people think you're the Thing's brother and you're hiding some kind of grotesque disfigurement under that bag, right? – Secret Cabal member HeartOfOak Spotlight Comic: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #258—Spider-Man must seek the help of the Fantastic Four to fend off his alien costume gone bad!
7. RICOCHET First Appearance: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #434 (1998) Last Seen In: Currently worn by a second Ricochet Worn Because: Suspected for murder, Spider-Man adopted four alternate identities, including Ricochet. Why It Makes The List: "There's a reason Ricochet remains semi-active in the Marvel Universe as one of the Loners while his Slingers teammates toil mostly in obscurity or death…well, there are a few reasons, but his rad costume is certainly one of them. The three quarter face mask that covers facial features while letting the costume's wearer's hair to fly free provides a unique and modern look while the leather jacket adorned with throwing discs makes for a nice functional addition. When the Slingers pilfered Spider-Man's wardrobe, Johnny Gallo struck the jackpot while Dusk got caught swinging." – Annihilator882 Spotlight Comic: THE LONERS #2—Find out what Ricochet does on his day off in sunny California!
6. BEN REILLY First Appearance: SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN v1 #0 (1996) Last Seen In: PETER PARKER: SPIDER-MAN #75 (1996) Worn Because: Taking over the role of Spider-Man from Peter Parker, Ben wanted to add his own touch. Why It Makes The List: "A new take on an old classic, Ben Reilly did a little revamp on Peter Parker's iconic costume before hitting the streets as Spider-Man. He added a bigger spider, did a little rearranging of the ol' red and blue and tossed the web shooters on the outside. All this together gave a fresh new look to everyone's friendly neighborhood web-swinger while still preserving the spirit of the original get-up. And if you like this costume, you should check out AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL—what's that they say about fashion going in cycles?" – Secret Cabal member Mercury552 Spotlight Comic: SPIDER-GIRL #44—Peter Parker recounts the story of Ben Reilly to his daughter May, aka Spider-Girl!
5. SCARLET SPIDER First Appearance: WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #118 (1994) Last Seen In: SPECTACULAR SCARLET SPIDER #2 (1995) Worn Because: Ben Reilly needed a super-heroic look of his own when he decided to join Spider-Man as a wallcrawling wonder. Why It Makes The List: "When Peter Parker still had dibs on the Spider-Man identity but Ben Reilly wanted to do some webswinging of his own, the Scarlet Spider was born. With some new colors and a hoodie over the classic super hero spandex, Ben took his design to the streets. And don't forget the bold move of un-centering his spider symbol, a definite super-fashion risk. Short-lived though it may have been, the Scarlet Spider duds still stand as a bold take on the iconic costume." – Mercury552 Spotlight Comic: SPIDER-GIRL #46—In the future world of Spider-Girl, a new Scarlet Spider appears!
4. IRON SPIDER First Appearance: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #529 (2006) Last Seen In: Currently worn by the Scarlet Spiders in AVENGERS: THE INITIATIVE Worn Because: Tony Stark provided Peter Parker with a new, hi-tech costume during the latter's internship under the cool exec with a heart of steel. Why It Makes The List: "A new body deserves a new costume, or at least that was Tony Stark's idea after Peter Parker came back from the 'dead,' following 'The Other.' Swapping out Spider-Man's trademark red and blue for Iron Man's own red and gold, Stark brought Spidey into the 21st century with bullet-proofing, glide-functionality and a stealth-mode, not to mention that 'butt-kicking' button. Throw in three mechanical arms Doc Ock would be envious of and you've got a very different kind of Spidey with a world of possibilities before him." – Mercury552 Spotlight Comic: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #530—Spidey takes his fancy new suit out for a test ride around New York City!
3. SPIDER-MAN 2099 First Appearance: SPIDER-MAN 2099 #1 (1992) Last Seen In: EXILES #100 (2008) Worn Because: Given spider-like abilities following an experiment gone horribly wrong, Miguel O'Hara decided to become the Spider-Man of the year 2099. Why It Makes The List: "Give it up for dystopian futures! Remember back in the '50s when the world expected jet-packs and flying cars in the future? They were so wrong! It's all about the bleak, grimy future scenarios whereupon the world's controlled by giant, evil corporations. And you can't have a future like that without a totally kickass looking hero! While the 2099 line had its ups and downs, Spider-Man 2099 delivered on cool 100 percent of the time, particularly with a costume that completely flipped the script on the traditional Spidey motif while keeping the vibe alive. Go Miguel O'Hara, go!" – Secret Cabal member Agent M Spotlight Comic: SPIDER-MAN 2099 #1—Miguel O'Hara becomes the Spider-Man of 2099!
2. BLACK COSTUME First Appearance: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #252 (1984) Last Seen In: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #543 (2007) Worn Because: On the Battleworld during Secret Wars, Spider-Man found an alien costume that responded to his thoughts and modeled itself after the look of then-Spider-Woman Julia Carpenter. Later, after getting rid of the alien, Spidey decided to keep a cloth version of the suit. Still later, after his Aunt May gets shot, the Webslinger donned the black duds to match his darker attitude. Why It Makes The List: "It's sleek, it's sexy and originally it was alien. Spidey's black suit took the simple approach, slapping a big white spider across the back and chest and calling it a costume. Bringing with it an attitude and a coolness all its own, this suit not only drove the ladies nuts, but also helped to hide those extra pounds put on from eating too many of Aunt May's muffins. A fan favorite to this day, you can't help but be impressed by a costume so awesome it became its own character." – Mercury552 Spotlight Comic: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #252—Back from Battleworld, the Wallcrawler debuts his bold new look!
1. ORIGINAL COSTUME First Appearance: AMAZING FANTASY #15 (1962) Last Seen In: Currently worn in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Worn Because: Wanting to make it in the flashy world of professional wrestling, Peter Parker created a colorful costume to accentuate his persona. Why It Makes The List: "There's no doubting that Spidey's classic costume is at the pinnacle of super hero fashion. Despite alien redesigns, Tony Stark upgrades and a slew of variant editions, Spider-Man always seems to find his way back into his old duds. At this point the costume has reached an iconic level. And to think, Peter Parker sewed it together when he was only 15—who says Home Ec class is for losers? The only question that remains, then, is webbed armpits or no webbed armpits?" – Mercury552 Spotlight Comic: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #301—After an attack by Venom sours Mary Jane on the black costume, Spidey returns to the classic red and blue!
10. WARPATH First Appearance: NEW MUTANTS v1 #16 (1984) Learn More About Him… here Why He Makes the List: "No one can really fault Warpath for dabbling in nefarious activities as a young man, seeing as his beloved brother John was killed during one of his first missions as an X-Man. His people were all but wiped out, their lands and culture desecrated. Difficult situations like those can make a man turn a bad corner. Luckily for his X-Force teammates new and old, James Proudstar's on the side of the angels, providing some intense speed, power, smarts and cunning—not to mention the hard edge earned from his younger days—to the fight for good." –Secret Cabal member Agent_M Spotlight Comic:UNCANNY X-MEN #475—Warpath joins the X-Men!
9. ANTI-VENOM First Appearance: WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #18 (1986) Learn More About Him… here Why He Makes the List: Oh Eddie Brock—you're a strange one, aren't you? You've been so, so evil, yet you've been convinced of your own nobility. Then you went and tried to go the hero route. That didn't work and you floundered for a bit. Now, you're back to good again? Maybe? Anti-Venom's future allegiances remain to be seen, but it's the back and forth battle within, the insane fervor, the religious zeal and the wanton destruction surrounding Brock that makes him a fascinating character to watch." –Agent_M Spotlight Comic:SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #39—Eddie Brock battles his inner demons while May Parker fights for her life!
8. SONGBIRD First Appearance: MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #54 (1979) Learn More About Her… here Why She Makes the List: "Once the Grappler known as Screaming Mimi, this former bad girl wrestler found redemption in the Thunderbolts, a group of villains posing as heroes. While many of the others were just playing hero, Songbird found her true self in the course of fighting the good fight. Although her team has been replaced by hardened criminals who show no signs of redemption, Songbird holds out hope. She has been seen as an Avenger in at least one possible future, and plenty of fans wouldn't mind seeing that come to pass." –Secret Cabal member RunawayJ Spotlight Comic:THUNDERBOLTS: BREAKING POINT #1—Songbird struggles to keep Moonstone from tearing her life apart!
7. THE BLACK WIDOW First Appearance: TALES OF SUSPENSE #52 (1964) Learn More About Her… here Why She Makes the List: "By nature, Natasha Romanova should not be a hero, but to have led the life she has led and still strive to do what's right speaks to a tremendous wealth of character that makes her ongoing journey a fascinating one to follow. Regardless of whether she uses her skills for good or evil, the Black Widow's bad ass spy training, slinky leather outfits and in-your-face style of social interaction would make her a fan favorite. But the Widow breaks out of the classic femme fatale box through her nobility and the love she has shared with true blue heroes like Daredevil and the current Captain America." –Secret Cabal member Annihilator882 Spotlight Comic:BLACK WIDOW #1—Natasha Romanova meets her would-be successor!
6. THE SCARLET WITCH First Appearance: UNCANNY X-MEN #4 (1964) Learn More About Her… here Why She Makes the List: "One of the most tragic figures in the Marvel Universe, Wanda Maximoff has so rarely been able to make her own decisions in steering her life, despite all her power. In her formative years, her father, Magneto, set her down a path of wrongdoing she never fully bought into. After first becoming an Avenger, she too often stood in the shadow of her brother, Quicksilver, or her husband, the Vision. Most recently, the Scarlet Witch has been the victim of power and madness beyond her control and caused tragedy she will likely never forgive herself for. But in her finest moments as one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes, whether bringing down Ultron when all other could not or saving scores of innocents from the tyranny of Kang, Wanda has shown an innate goodness and bravery beneath her scarlet cloak." –Annihilator882 Spotlight Comic:AVENGERS v3 #11—The Scarlet Witch leads the Avengers against the Legion of the Unliving!
5. THE BLACK CAT First Appearance: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #194 (1979) Learn More About Her… here Why She Makes the List: "Few heroes in the Marvel Universe stand out as greater paragons of naïve innocence quite like the ever-Amazing Spider-Man, so watching the sinfully sexy Black Cat trying to seduce the Webslinger over to the dark side has always proven a pleasure. Sure, Felicia Hardy has settled down a bit since her earliest days as a cat burglar par excellence—but not too much. Black Cat not only exudes a deliciously playful deviousness, she brings out the wild streak of every hero she comes into contact with. When she's good, she's good, but when she's bad, we love it." –Annihilator882 Spotlight Comic:AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #226—The Black Cat crosses Spider-Man's path once more!
4. QUICKSILVER First Appearance: UNCANNY X-MEN #4 (1964) Learn More About Him… here Why He Makes the List: "Quicksilver has never been the prototypical knight in shining armor, but it's not for lack of trying. He's had his family tree working against him from day one, as his old man, Magneto, has always hoped his boy would one day follow in his footsteps as the premier megalomaniac of the mutant race. Pietro has crossed the line on more than one occasion, but he always seems to pull himself back from the brink. He's arrogant and often irrational, but his deep love for those close to him—like his sister Wanda and estranged wife Crystal—has been able to keep his inner demons in check…so far." –Annihilator882 Spotlight Comic:SON OF M #1—In the aftermath of House of M, a powerless Quicksilver must atone for his grave sins!
3. ROGUE First Appearance: AVENGERS ANNUAL #10 (1981) Learn More About Her… here Why She Makes the List: "There is no stronger manifestation of the dichotomy of good vs evil than Rogue. She doesn't just have one power, or even one mind; Rogue constantly evolves. She's gaining new powers, new memories and new anguish with every poor soul whose energy she absorbs. Her southern charm is matched only by her beauty, but it's hard to tell which Rogue is more enticing: the ruthless villain of the Brotherhood or the heroine fighting alongside the X-Men. When it comes to extraordinary exploits, Rogue goes both ways." –Secret Cabal member GarbageHands333 Spotlight Comic:UNCANNY X-MEN #173—Rogue teams with Wolverine in Japan in one of her first missions as a member of the X-Men!
2. EMMA FROST First Appearance: UNCANNY X-MEN #129 (1979) Learn More About Her… here Why She Makes the List: "Emma Frost has long been an enigma to everyone, including herself. Far from pure of heart, the former White Queen was a long time adversary of the X-Men, even forming her own rival school. But she did hold mutants' safety as her highest concern, which is why when the tables turned on all mutantkind, Emma Frost found solace, and a home, with the X-Men. But is the former Queen hardening her soul once more in aligning herself with Norman Osborn? Diamonds are usually a girl's best friend, but the dark side seems to always hover a close second for Emma…" –RunawayJ Spotlight Comic:ASTONISHING X-MEN #19—Though their trust in her has been shaken, Emma Frost joins the X-Men as they storm the Breakworld!
1. RONIN First Appearance: TALES OF SUSPENSE #57 (1964) Learn More About Him… here Why He Makes the List: "Clint Barton, the ultimate reformed baddie, wasn't really a 'bad' buy, just misunderstood. But he was given his shot to reform by none other than Captain America in the first Avengers line-up change ever. From his start as part of Cap's Kooky Quartet, he quickly proved that he may be a hero, but he's still got the spirit of a bad boy. Temperamental, brash, and hot-headed, he tends to rush head first into situations, but always with the best of intentions, and usually—even to his own surprise—with successful outcomes. He's won over the fans' hearts over the years, for sure." –RunawayJ Spotlight Comic:AVENGERS #174—Clint Barton stands alone as Hawkeye against the cosmically-powered Collector!
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ANNIHILATION: NOVA #1 (2006) Margarita's Take: "It can be tough to balance fashion that is both stylish and functional, but Nova's blue and gold costume succeeds on both counts. The three gold bursts on his chest and red and gold helmet add dynamic elements to the look without being over-the-top. And besides looking great, the helmet picks up radio transmissions and the entire ensemble doubles as a space suit. Talk about being fashion forward!" Spotlight Comic:ANNIHILATION: PROLOGUE (2006)-The Nova Corps' last stand!
"Don't let Iron Fist's yellow belt fool you; this guy packs a punch with his martial arts expertise and looks stylish doing it. This costume gets an update from the prior Kung Fu ensemble. The yellow emblem on his chest is the only ornate detail to this suit, with yellow gloves and mask to offset the green body suit. The overall effect is classy and understated." Spotlight Comic:IMMORTAL IRON FIST #8 (2007)-Danny Rand takes his new look to the Seven Capital Cities of Heaven tournament!
8. HAWKEYE (Classic costume)
TALES OF SUSPENSE #57 (1964)
Last Regular Appearance:
AVENGERS #76 (2004)
"Super heroes are larger than life, and should have costumes that set them apart from the crowd. Hawkeye's vivid purple and blue costume is flamboyant and memorable. The look hints at a medieval tunic, but with a dramatic colorful update, creating a strong visual identity for this modern day Robin Hood." Spotlight Comic:AVENGERS #16 (1965)-Hawkeye shines up his classic togs to join the Avengers!
DAREDEVIL #7 (1965)
Last Regular Appearance:
Currently in use
"He may be blind, but Matt Murdock still has an eye for fashion. Having a costume consisting of a single bright color is a bold choice, but the fit and matching accessories of the gloves, boots, and belt defy style conventions with positive results. The entwined double D logo gives the ensemble a subtle but strong sense of identity." Spotlight Comic:DAREDEVIL #8 (1965)-The Man Without Fear sees how his crimson costume holds up against Stilt Man!
6. VENOM (Original)
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #299 (1988)
Last Regular Appearance:
SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #5 (2003) Margarita's Take: "Venom is a good example of how the same outfit can look dramatically different on two people. On Spider-Man, the black suit with white spider emblem works well and hints at a darker side to his persona. However, on Venom the suit takes on greater sinister proportions, showing off this villain's sculpted physique to great effect." Spotlight Comic:AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #316 (1989)-It's Venom vs Spider-Man, round two!
5. WOLVERINE (Brown and tan)
UNCANNY X-MEN #139 (1980)
Last Regular Appearance:
WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #27 (2008) Margarita's Take: "Wolverine's look has alternated over the years between two main costumes. The yellow and blue ensemble, while a tried and true classic, does not suit him nearly as well as the brown and tan. The latter is more masculine and less cartoonish, and the earth tones compliment his brawn and show off his claws better than the primary colors. As one of the toughest heroes in the Marvel Universe, this costume and its wearer demands to be taken seriously." Spotlight Comic:WOLVERINE: ORIGINS #1 (2006)-Logan returns to his classic look as he investigates his past!
4. BLACK BOLT
FANTASTIC FOUR #45 (1965)
Last Regular Appearance:
Currently in use Margarita's Take: "When you are a silent but powerful monarch, your clothes should speak volumes. Black Bolt cuts a sleek and imposing figure in a black suit with silver accents and lines zigzagging down his torso. What makes this look truly memorable and unique is the small antenna on his forehead and the metal wings that unfold from beneath his arms. Black Bolt makes a great impression without saying a word." Spotlight Comic:FANTASTIC FOUR #46 (1966)-The FF feels the power of Black Bolt!
3. IRON MAN (Classic red and gold)
TALES OF SUSPENSE #48 (1963)
Last Regular Appearance:
IRON MAN #200 (1985) Margarita's Take: "Using the sleek design elements and vivid colors of a racecar, Tony Stark's red and gold Iron Man armor is not only streamlined striking, it's just plain cool. It took a few tries to get the armor just right, but the result is an eye-catching, perfectly sculpted suit of armor that looks better on Stark than any tuxedo." Spotlight Comic:TALES OF SUSPENSE #50 (1963)-Clad in his classic red and gold, Iron Man meets the Mandarin!
2. STORM (Mohawk and leather)
UNCANNY X-MEN #173 (1983)
Last Regular Appearance:
UNCANNY X-MEN #225 (1988) Margarita's Take: "Not many characters in the Marvel Universe could pull off a Mohawk and leather ensemble while retaining the sense of majesty that Storm does. This look transforms her into a modern super hero-edgy and tough yet still classy and dignified." Spotlight Comic:UNCANNY X-MEN #201 (1986)-Storm and her edgy look take on Cyclops for leadership of the X-Men!
1. SPIDER-MAN (Classic costume)
AMAZING FANTASY #15 (1962)
Last Regular Appearance:
Currently in use
"What is more iconic than Spidey's classic red and blue suit? Black spider webs on red are offset by solid blue panels to create one of the most recognizable costumes in comics' history. Even without the black spider emblem on his chest, you would recognize this super hero anywhere." Spotlight Comic:AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #259 (1984)-The red and blue returns!
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Dear Marvel I want Spider-Man to find out that there are two Venoms Eddie Brock and Mac Gargan also make The both of them remember the information about Spider-Man and make the Other return So That Eddie Brock can be Venom and Anti-Venom if he wants same with The Scorpion Mac Gargan also the Return of Carnage and Hobgoblin featuring The Green Goblins Lizard and Toxin make sure you fix it four those characters for there upgrades.