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Peter Parker's life has really turned a corner. He has a great new job, is a well respected super-hero, in a new relationship with Carlie Cooper and getting along well with his ex, Mary Jane Watson. Things then take a turn for the strange when Carlie reveals she has the same powers and abilities as he does. And she's not the only one. New Yorkers everywhere (except for MJ) are developing spider powers. All courtesy of The Jackal and his secret benefactor.

The major BatFamilyCrossover of 2011 for ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'', the majority of the story was seen running primarily through the ''Amazing Spider-Man'' book with some important side chapters appearing in the recent ''{{Comicbook/Venom}}'' ongoing as well. There were other loosely connected tie-ins with ''ComicBook/BlackPanther'' and ''[[ComicBook/TheIncredibleHercules Herc]]'', as well as mini series and one-shot tie-ins created for the event in the form of the ''Deadly Hands of Kung Fu'', ''ComicBook/CloakAndDagger'', ''Deadly Foes'', ''ComicBook/SpiderWoman'', ''Amazing Spider-Girl'' (Anya Corazon), ''ComicBook/HeroesForHire'' and ''Comicbook/TheAvengers''.

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[[ComicBook/SpiderMan Peter Parker's Parker's]] life has really turned a corner. He has a great new job, is a well respected well-respected super-hero, in a new relationship with Carlie Cooper and getting along well with his ex, Mary Jane Watson.ComicBook/MaryJaneWatson. Things then take a turn for the strange when Carlie reveals she has the same powers and abilities as he does. And she's not the only one. New Yorkers everywhere (except for MJ) are developing spider powers. All courtesy of The Jackal and his secret benefactor.

The major BatFamilyCrossover of 2011 for ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'', the majority of the story was seen running primarily through the ''Amazing Spider-Man'' book with some important side chapters appearing in the recent ''{{Comicbook/Venom}}'' ongoing as well. There were other loosely connected tie-ins with ''ComicBook/BlackPanther'' and ''[[ComicBook/TheIncredibleHercules Herc]]'', as well as mini series mini-series and one-shot tie-ins created for the event in the form of the ''Deadly Hands of Kung Fu'', ''ComicBook/CloakAndDagger'', ''Deadly Foes'', ''ComicBook/SpiderWoman'', ''Amazing Spider-Girl'' (Anya Corazon), ''ComicBook/HeroesForHire'' and ''Comicbook/TheAvengers''.



* EmpoweredBadassNormal: [[spoiler:Mary Jane, when she gets Spidey's powers]].

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* EmpoweredBadassNormal: EmpoweredBadassNormal:
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[[spoiler:Mary Jane, when she gets Spidey's powers]].



* RousingSpeech: The page quote is part of a rousing speech Mary Jane gives to Peter. He actually thinks the speech was pretty terrible but it still did its job.

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* RousingSpeech: RousingSpeech:
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The page quote is part of a rousing speech Mary Jane gives to Peter. He actually thinks the speech was pretty terrible but it still did its job.

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* PleasePutSomeClothesOn: "'''[[http://static.comicvine.com/uploads/original/11112/111123020/3431199-2180280-hercules__needing_pants_firestar_peaking_panel_color_lrg.jpg PANTS OVER HERE!]]''' We need pants for Hercules!"


* DudeWheresMyRespect: At the very end, Eddie Brock, formerly Anti-Venom, is being called the true hero of Spider Island, and Spidey is rightfully peeved. This is of course before Mary Jane shows him the Empire State Building, [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming lit up in red and blue]].

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* DudeWheresMyRespect: At the very end, Eddie Brock, formerly Anti-Venom, is being called the true hero of Spider Island, and Spidey is rightfully peeved. This is of course before Mary Jane shows him the Empire State Building, [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming lit up in red and blue]].blue.


* TakeThat: MJ gets the line "If we're doing the clone thing again, I'm [[PutOnABus moving back]] [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere to LA.]]"

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* TakeThat: TakeThat:
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MJ gets the line "If we're doing the clone thing again, I'm [[PutOnABus moving back]] [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere to LA.]]"]]"
** MJ developing immunity as a result of her and Peter "[[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow sharing a toothbrush]]" is almost certainly one to the ridiculous [[spoiler:Spider-Sperm]] premise of ''ComicBook/SpiderManReign''.


* IJustWantToBeSpecial: Mary Jane is a little jealous of all the spider powered civilians she sees.

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* IJustWantToBeSpecial: Mary Jane is a little jealous of all the spider powered spider-powered civilians she sees.



* TakeThat: MJ gets the line "If we're doing the clone thing again I'm [[PutOnABus moving back]] [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere to LA.]]"

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* TakeThat: MJ gets the line "If we're doing the clone thing again again, I'm [[PutOnABus moving back]] [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere to LA.]]"



** Spider-Man, having lost his Spider Sense a few months earlier, is shown training with Shang Chi at the start of the series, since he could no longer rely on Spider Sense to win fights, and had to compensate for it somehow. During the final act of the story, [[spoiler:Horizon Labs manage to find a way to restore his Spider Sense, meaning that Spider-Man now has actual martial arts expertise to back up his powers, and swiftly turned the tables in his fight with the now outmatched Kaine.]]

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** Spider-Man, having lost his Spider Sense a few months earlier, is shown training with Shang Chi at the start of the series, since he could no longer rely on Spider Sense Spider-Sense to win fights, and had to compensate for it somehow. During the final act of the story, [[spoiler:Horizon Labs manage to find a way to restore his Spider Sense, Spider-Sense, meaning that Spider-Man now has actual martial arts expertise to back up his powers, and swiftly turned the tables in his fight with the now outmatched now-outmatched Kaine.]]



--> '''Mary Jane:''' Reed says I've... Um... built up an immunity to your DNA. From all the years we...

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--> '''Mary Jane:''' Reed says I've... Um...um... built up an immunity to your DNA. From all the years we...





** Peter's extensive use of Doctor Octopus's technology near the end is what allowed Doc Ock to [[spoiler:later swap minds with him]].

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** Peter's extensive use of Doctor Octopus's Octopus' technology near the end is what allowed Doc Ock to [[spoiler:later swap minds with him]].


* AGodAmI: [[spoiler:The Queen, once she achieves her full power. Completely justified considering she takes out (and by "take out" we mean half-vaporized) the Red Hulk and Wolverine ''in one move''.]]

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* AGodAmI: [[spoiler:The Queen, once she achieves her full power. Completely justified considering she takes out (and by "take out" out", we mean half-vaporized) the Red Hulk and Wolverine ''in one move''.]]


* GiantSpider: Those infected with the Spider-Flu transform into a human sized spider. [[spoiler:The Queen herself transforms into a 28 story tall spider monster during the final battle.]]

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* GiantSpider: Those infected with the Spider-Flu transform into a human sized human-sized spider. [[spoiler:The Queen herself transforms into a 28 story tall spider monster during the final battle.]]



* GondorCallsForAid: Peter publicly calls out to the good New Yorkers for help against the evil spider powered New Yorkers.

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* GondorCallsForAid: Peter publicly calls out to the good New Yorkers for help against the evil spider powered spider-powered New Yorkers.


* CoversAlwaysLie: One of the covers shows Bucky in his ComicBook/CaptainAmerica outfit among the heroes who join Spidey in the story, but he never appears in any capacity within the comic.[[note]]Likely, because in the other big crossover event, ComicBook/FearItself, Bucky was kinda dead.[[/note]]

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* CoversAlwaysLie: One of the covers shows Bucky in his ComicBook/CaptainAmerica outfit among the heroes who join Spidey in the story, but he never appears in any capacity within the comic.[[note]]Likely, because in the other big crossover event, ComicBook/FearItself, ''ComicBook/FearItself'', Bucky was kinda dead.[[/note]]


* CallBack: Post-FaceHeelTurn, [[spoiler:Kaine]] notes to Spider-Man that he hates wearing [[spoiler:Peter's classic costume]] because the last time he wore it, he died and woke up with some weird new powers. Spidey notes that he can relate to that, [[spoiler:that very thing having happened to him during "The Other"]].
** The whole premise of ''ComicBook/SpiderIsland'' is the plot of ''Spectacular Spider-Man'' Vol. 3 #15 applied to the entirety of the MarvelUniverse.
** After a TenMinuteRetirement in Amazing Spider-Man #50 Spider-Man tells Jonah that he was out recruiting, and that he was "gonna fill the whole city with Spider-Men!"
** With The Jackal and Kaine involved in a plan to create new Spider-Men, the connections with ComicBook/TheCloneSaga are heavily lampshaded. Among other call-backs, many of the background characters wear copies of the Ben Reilly Spider-Man and Scarlet Spider costumes instead of the classic Peter Parker costumes.

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* CallBack: Post-FaceHeelTurn, [[spoiler:Kaine]] notes to Spider-Man Peter that he hates wearing [[spoiler:Peter's [[spoiler:Spider-Man's classic costume]] because the last time he wore it, he died and woke up with some weird new powers. Spidey notes that he can relate to that, [[spoiler:that very thing having happened to him during "The Other"]].
** The whole premise of ''ComicBook/SpiderIsland'' is the plot of ''Spectacular Spider-Man'' Vol. 3 (vol. 3) #15 applied to the entirety of the MarvelUniverse.
** After a TenMinuteRetirement in Amazing Spider-Man #50 ''Amazing Spider-Man'' #50, Spider-Man tells Jonah that he was out recruiting, and that he was "gonna fill the whole city with Spider-Men!"
** With The Jackal and Kaine involved in a plan to create new Spider-Men, the connections with ComicBook/TheCloneSaga ''ComicBook/TheCloneSaga'' are heavily lampshaded. Among other call-backs, many of the background characters wear copies of the Ben Reilly Spider-Man and Scarlet Spider costumes instead of the classic Peter Parker costumes.


The ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'' event includes an Alternate Universe setting where the Queen succeeded in taking over New York.
This will be loosly adapted into "Spider Island" in ''WesternAnimation/MarvelsSpiderMan''.

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The ''ComicBook/SecretWars2015'' event includes an Alternate Universe setting where the Queen succeeded in taking over New York.
York. This will be loosly loosely adapted into "Spider Island" in ''WesternAnimation/MarvelsSpiderMan''.


This will be loosly adapted into "Spider Island" in ''WesternAnimation/Marvel's Spider-Man''.

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This will be loosly adapted into "Spider Island" in ''WesternAnimation/Marvel's Spider-Man''.''WesternAnimation/MarvelsSpiderMan''.


This will be loosly adapted into "Spider Island" in ''WesternAnimation/Marvel'sSpider-Man''.

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This will be loosly adapted into "Spider Island" in ''WesternAnimation/Marvel'sSpider-Man''.''WesternAnimation/Marvel's Spider-Man''.


This will be loosly adapted into "Spider Island" in WesternAnimation/Marvel'sSpider-Man.

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This will be loosly adapted into "Spider Island" in WesternAnimation/Marvel'sSpider-Man.''WesternAnimation/Marvel'sSpider-Man''.



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This will be loosly adapted into "Spider Island" in WesternAnimation/Marvel'sSpider-Man.

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