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* {{Adorkable}}: Peter is endearingly awkward as always, nerding out about anything scientific and invoking the "Power of Archimedes" while trying to free an Oscorp security guard who is PinnedToTheWall by Vulture's FlechetteStorm. He also insists that his sweater vests are fashionable and the most morally reprehensible thing he did prior to the spider bite is [[DigitalPiracyIsEvil pirating anime]].


* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Norman Osborn, of course. [[spoiler:He stole Toomes' flying suit and then bribed an US Patent Office employee yo modify the records in order to transfer ownership of the suit to his company.]]

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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Norman Osborn, of course. [[spoiler:He stole Toomes' flying suit and then bribed an US Patent Office employee yo to modify the records in order to transfer ownership of the suit to his company.]]


* ChooseYourOwnAdventure: The story is written like a game of TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}, allowing readers to choose how the story is going to proceed by writing-in courses of action or selecting from options that the author provides. These can range from Peter's strategy in a crisis to how he spends his downtime.


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* {{Gamebooks}}: The story is written like a game of TabletopGame/{{GURPS}}, allowing readers to choose how the story is going to proceed by writing-in courses of action or selecting from options that the author provides. These can range from Peter's strategy in a crisis to how he spends his downtime.


* GeekPhysique: He had pencil-thin wrists prior to gaining his powers and he couldn't even do ten push-ups. He also had asthma that prevented him from holding down any part-time job lest he get winded or have trouble breathing. Luckily for him, one radioactive spider bite managed to make both of these ailments magically disappear. Ned is at the opposite end of the spectrum, possessing a heavy-set physique that made him the butt of many jokes.

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* GeekPhysique: He Peter had pencil-thin wrists prior to gaining his powers and he couldn't even do ten push-ups. He also had asthma that prevented him from holding down any part-time job lest he get winded or have trouble breathing. Luckily for him, one radioactive spider bite managed to make both of these ailments magically disappear. Ned is at the opposite end of the spectrum, possessing a heavy-set physique that made him the butt of many jokes.


** Peter discovering that he's ripped after waking up drenched in sweat is taken straight from the [[Film/SpiderMan first Sam Raimi Spider-Man film]].

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** Peter discovering that he's ripped after waking up drenched in sweat is taken straight from the [[Film/SpiderMan [[Film/SpiderMan1 first Sam Raimi Spider-Man film]].

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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Norman Osborn, of course. [[spoiler:He stole Toomes' flying suit and then bribed an US Patent Office employee yo modify the records in order to transfer ownership of the suit to his company.]]


* AnimalThemedSuperbeing: [[CaptainObvious Guess.]]

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* GiverOfLameNames: Peter's first wanted to call his WallCrawling abilities "Stickem' Powers", but he quickly decided that it was a bad name. His first attempts at coming up with his superhero name included the "Spectacularly Amazing Arachnid-Kid". His names for his prototype web fluid are [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants "Salty Spitoon" and "Weenie Hut Jr.'s"]].

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* GiverOfLameNames: Peter's first wanted to call his WallCrawling abilities "Stickem' "Stick'em Powers", but he quickly decided that it was a bad name. His first attempts at coming up with his superhero name included the "Spectacularly Amazing Arachnid-Kid". His names for his prototype web fluid are [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants "Salty Spitoon" and "Weenie Hut Jr.'s"]].



* MythologyGag: Peter discovering that he's ripped after waking up drenched in sweat is taken straight from the [[Film/SpiderMan first Sam Raimi Spider-Man film]].

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Peter discovering that he's ripped after waking up drenched in sweat is taken straight from the [[Film/SpiderMan first Sam Raimi Spider-Man film]].film]].
** Peter says Ned can be [[Film/SpiderManHomecoming "the guy in the chair"]].
** One of Peter's first ideas for his superhero name is the "Spectacularly Amazing Arachnid-Kid", with the last two words being a reference to the alias of ComicBook/MilesMorales in [[WesternAnimation/UltimateSpiderMan the Ultimate Spider-Man show.]]



* Ned immediately compares Peter's powers to ComicBook/{{Superman}}, while Peter makes it his goal to develop his own gadgets to be a budget copy of Franchise/{{Batman}} with spider-powers.
* Peter's prototype names for his web fluid are [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants "Salty Spitoon" and "Weenie Hut Jr.'s"]].
* While studying his father's chemistry notes, Peter remarks that he'll be the second scienc-y-est superhero around [[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist "With this knowledge passed down the Parker line for... a generation"]].

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* ** Ned immediately compares Peter's powers to ComicBook/{{Superman}}, while Peter makes it his goal to develop his own gadgets to be a budget copy of Franchise/{{Batman}} with spider-powers.
* ** Peter's prototype names for his web fluid are [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants "Salty Spitoon" and "Weenie Hut Jr.'s"]].
* ** While studying his father's chemistry notes, Peter remarks that he'll be the second scienc-y-est superhero around [[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist "With this knowledge passed down the Parker line for... a generation"]].


* BuffySpeak: While gushing over how cool it is for tony Stark to be a superhero, Peter says that Iron Man will be as big as Captain America, just "science-ier". While developing his own gadgetry, he says that he'l lbe the second "scienc-y-est" superhero around.



* ComesGreatResponsibility: One of Peter's motivations for becoming a superhero is to live up to his uncle's mantra. This is also subverted. Peter begins fantasizing about his superhero life and the fame and admiration it could bring him rather than the moral scruples and the gravity of the situation.



* TheGlassesGottaGo: Peter's powers corrected his vision, letting him ditch his thick, round glasses for good. He ends up wearing them anyways after the Oscorp incident to avoid turning heads, but he barely manages to not bump into anything and they gave him a splitting headache. Soon, though, he manages to make himself a set of clear lenses that allow him to keep the glasses without issue.

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* GenreSavvy: Peter and Ned are fully aware of numerous superhero tropes from years of reading comic books, binge watching anime, and engaging in all sorts of nerdy activities. Knowing the rigors of superhero life, Peter takes his time to prepare his costume, get acclimated to his abilities, and develop his Web Shooters while Ned works on becoming the [[MissionControl "guy in the chair"]]. They both geek out when they manage to invoke one intentionally or unintentionally.
-->'''Ned:''' ''[after Peter explains why he feels like he has to be a superhero]'' Dude... you just gave a superhero speech!\\
'''Peter:''' ''[{{beat}} as he thinks about this]'' Oh my God! I did!
* GiverOfLameNames: Peter's first wanted to call his WallCrawling abilities "Stickem' Powers", but he quickly decided that it was a bad name. His first attempts at coming up with his superhero name included the "Spectacularly Amazing Arachnid-Kid". His names for his prototype web fluid are [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants "Salty Spitoon" and "Weenie Hut Jr.'s"]].
* TheGlassesGottaGo: Peter's powers corrected his vision, letting him ditch his thick, round glasses for good. He ends up wearing them anyways after the Oscorp incident to avoid turning heads, but he barely manages to not bump into anything and they gave him a splitting headache. Soon, though, he He later manages to make himself a set of clear lenses that allow let him to keep the glasses without issue.



* HeroicBuild: Peter's spider powers came with an upgrade to his physique, going from pencil-thin wrists to sizable pecs, toned, thick arms, and washboard abs. For a nerdy kid who couldn't even do ten push-ups on his own, he couldn't help but gawk at himself for a few minutes.

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* HeroicBuild: Peter's spider powers came with an upgrade to his physique, going from pencil-thin wrists to sizable pecs, toned, thick arms, and washboard abs. For a nerdy kid who couldn't even do ten push-ups on his own, he couldn't help but gawk at himself for a few minutes. He even lampshades it, saying that he pulled a full [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower "Charles Atlas"]] and went from "Mac" to "Man".



* JumpedAtTheCall: When Ned points out that Peter has the opportunity to become one of the first modern day superheroes with his new powers, Peter seizes it and immediately begins designing everything from his costume to his Web Shooters.



* Ned immediately compares Peter's powers to ComicBook/{{Superman}}, while Peter makes it his goal to develop his own gadgets to be a budget copy of Franchise/{{Batman}} with spider-powers.
* Peter's prototype names for his web fluid are [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants "Salty Spitoon" and "Weenie Hut Jr.'s"]].
* While studying his father's chemistry notes, Peter remarks that he'll be the second scienc-y-est superhero around [[Manga/FullmetalAlchemist "With this knowledge passed down the Parker line for... a generation"]].



* WorkingClassHero: The Parkers aren't especially well-off and Peter has to make do with whatever hand-me-downs he got from his parents, scrounging up his allowance for parts to keep his decades old laptop running.

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* WorkingClassHero: The Parkers aren't especially well-off and Peter has to make do with whatever hand-me-downs he got from his parents, scrounging up his allowance for parts to keep his decades old decades-old laptop running.


* TheGlassesGottaGo: Peter's powers corrected his vision, letting him ditch his thick, round glasses for good. He ends up wearing them anyways after the Oscorp incident to avoid turning heads, but he barely manages to not bump into anything and they gave him a splitting headache.

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* TheGlassesGottaGo: Peter's powers corrected his vision, letting him ditch his thick, round glasses for good. He ends up wearing them anyways after the Oscorp incident to avoid turning heads, but he barely manages to not bump into anything and they gave him a splitting headache. Soon, though, he manages to make himself a set of clear lenses that allow him to keep the glasses without issue.


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* ObfuscatingDisability: Downplayed. In order to ensure no one knows how much he's changed, Peter still wears his glasses (now with clear lenses) carries his inhaler and wears baggy clothes.


* MythologyGag: Peter discovering that he's ripped after waking up drenched in sweat is taking straight from the [[Film/SpiderMan first Sam Raimi Spider-Man film]].

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* MythologyGag: Peter discovering that he's ripped after waking up drenched in sweat is taking taken straight from the [[Film/SpiderMan first Sam Raimi Spider-Man film]].



* TooCleverByHalf: Peter tries to pry all of the feathers out of the guards' clothes to free him, but said guard manages to use the one feather Peter pried out to tear up his bound clothes. Peter even lampshades it.

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* TooCleverByHalf: Peter tries to pry all of the feathers out of the guards' guard's clothes to free him, but said him. Said guard manages to use the one feather Peter pried out to tear up off the parts of his bound clothes.clothes that were PinnedToTheWall. Peter even lampshades it.


* AdaptationalHeroism: Peter was never a particularly mean or villainous guy, but the meaning of "with great power there must also come great responsibility" mantra didn't get hammered into his head until after Uncle Ben's preventable death. Here, he rushes in to help an Oscorp guard even before he gets his spider powers. He would have continued trying to help if the Oscorp building wasn't burning and he didn't feel so sick from the spider bite.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: Peter was never a particularly mean or villainous guy, but the meaning of "with great power there must also come great responsibility" mantra didn't get hammered into his head until after Uncle Ben's preventable death. Here, he rushes in to help an Oscorp guard even before he gets his spider powers. He would have continued trying to help if the Oscorp building wasn't burning and he didn't feel so sick from the spider bite. After discovering his SuperStrength and wall-crawling abilities, he decides to use his newfound powers as a superhero, having been inspired by both Uncle Ben and the myriad of anime and comic books he reads.


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* HappilyAdopted: Peter clearly loves his aunt and uncle, growing up to be a bright, kind-hearted teenager despite the ribbing he gets in school for his nerdy interests.


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* SecretKeeper: The first person Peter trusts with knowledge of his powers is Ned, who is instantly on board with the idea of Peter becoming a superhero.


* TheAllegedComputer: Peter's laptop is a brick the 80s or 90s and is being held together with gum, paperclips and toothpicks. Downplayed in that it works fine, but it's still lagging way behind the more recent models.

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* TheAllegedComputer: Peter's laptop is a brick from the 80s or 90s and is being held together with gum, paperclips and toothpicks. Downplayed in that it works fine, but it's still lagging way behind the more recent models.



* TheGlassesGottaGo: Peter's powers corrected his vision, letting him ditch his thick, round glasses for good. He ends up wearing them while going to speak with his aunt and uncle after the Oscorp incident to avoid turning heads, but he barely manages to not bump into anything and the glasses gave him a splitting headache.

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* TheGlassesGottaGo: Peter's powers corrected his vision, letting him ditch his thick, round glasses for good. He ends up wearing them while going to speak with his aunt and uncle anyways after the Oscorp incident to avoid turning heads, but he barely manages to not bump into anything and the glasses they gave him a splitting headache.


* ClarkKentOutfit: Peter puts on the loosest clothes he has to hide his new physique from his aunt and uncle.



* TheGlassesGottaGo: Peter's powers corrected his vision, letting him ditch his big, round glasses for good.

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* TheGlassesGottaGo: Peter's powers corrected his vision, letting him ditch his big, thick, round glasses for good.good. He ends up wearing them while going to speak with his aunt and uncle after the Oscorp incident to avoid turning heads, but he barely manages to not bump into anything and the glasses gave him a splitting headache.


* ComboPlatterPowers: As per the old theme song, Peter can do "whatever a spider can". He has the proportionate [[SuperStrength strength]], [[SuperSpeed speed]], [[SuperToughness durability]] and [[SuperReflexes agility]] of a spider. His SpiderSense alerts him to immediate threats to himself, his HealingFactor lets him quickly heal off cuts and bruises in his sleep, and he can [[WallCrawl climb up walls and ceilings]] with the spider-like hairs growing on his hands, arms, legs, and feet.

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* ComboPlatterPowers: As per the old theme song, Peter can do "whatever a spider can". He has the proportionate [[SuperStrength strength]], [[SuperSpeed speed]], [[SuperToughness durability]] and [[SuperReflexes agility]] of a spider. His SpiderSense alerts him to immediate threats to himself, his HealingFactor lets him quickly heal off cuts and bruises in his sleep, and he can [[WallCrawl climb up walls and ceilings]] with the spider-like hairs growing on his hands, arms, legs, hands and feet.



* LaserGuidedKarma: The "Great Power, Great Responsibility" mechanic incurs penalties should Peter decide to abuse his powers for his own gain. Being a hero means that he can potentially avoid negative outcomes like [[DeathByOriginStory Uncle Ben's death]]. On the other hand, acting like the [[SmugSuper Amazing Spider-Douche]] can rapidly make Peter's life spiral out of control, potentially resulting in Ben's ''and'' May's deaths.

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* LaserGuidedKarma: The "Great Power, Great Responsibility" mechanic incurs penalties should Peter decide to abuse his powers for his own gain. Being a hero means that he can potentially avoid negative outcomes like [[DeathByOriginStory Uncle Ben's death]]. On the other hand, acting like the [[SmugSuper Amazing Spider-Douche]] can rapidly can make Peter's life spiral out of control, potentially resulting in Ben's ''and'' May's deaths.

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