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The Spider-Gang

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"You're like me."
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A collection of different Spider-People from across the multiverse who find themselves in Miles Morales' universe.


  • Alliance of Alternates: All are "Spider-People" in a more general sense, but not all Peter Parkers.
  • Alliterative Name: Among the main six we have one Miles Morales, two Peter Parkers, one Peni Parker, and one Peter Porker. Gwen Stacy is the exception.
  • Animal-Themed Superbeing: They gain superpowers from being bitten by radioactive spiders (or in Ham's case, being a spider bitten by a radioactive pig), and their abilities mimic those of a spider.
  • Badass Crew: Each one, sans Miles, is a seasoned Spider-Man capable of holding their own, and Miles comes into his own by the end of the film.
  • Comes Great Responsibility: They engage in super heroics out of a sense of duty either to uphold the legacies of their predecessors or to use their powers for a good cause.
  • Deadpan Snarker: The one constant among the Spider-Gang is their ability to quip.
  • Determinator: One of the defining traits of the Spider-Gang is, "No matter how many times I get hit, I always get back up."
  • Dimensional Traveler: The other members of the Spider-Gang aren't native to Miles' universe.
  • Expressive Mask: All of the Spider-Gang have this going on with their suits, with the eyes on their masks widening or narrowing to reflect their emotions.
    • Spider-Ham goes a step further by having mask expressions on both his eyes and nostrils.
    • Miles' cheap Spider-Man costume's mask doesn't because the audience can still see his eyes. Once he gets his own costume, his mask becomes just as expressive as everyone else's.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: Peni and Noir come from vastly different time periods. Naturally, this is more vexing for Noir, since he comes from the past.
  • Five-Token Band: The group consists of an Afro-Latino male, two Caucasian males (one of them is Ambiguously Jewish), one Caucasian female, one Asian female, and a male spider-turned-pig.
  • Genre Refugee: Miles, Blond Peter, Peter B and Gwen all belong to the superhero comics genre. However, the last three are from markedly different genre styles:
    • Spider-Man Noir is an escapee from the Film Noir.
    • Peni Parker and SP//dr are from an Animesque and Cyber Punk future.
    • Peter Porker a.k.a. Spider-Ham is a Toon (and proud of it).
  • Hero of Another Story: Everyone except Miles is already a well-established superhero in their own dimension, which is symbolized by showing their solo comics stacked on a pile.note  By the end of the movie, Miles also becomes a full-fledged hero on his own, with his own symbolic comic.
  • I Let Gwen Stacy Die: Each Spider-Men have had someone precious to them die. Ironically, no version of the Trope Namer gets killed, but Gwen Stacy loses her Peter Parker instead.
  • Leitmotif: There is a three-note motif that is present whenever a Spider-Person is talking about or demonstrating their "spider-identity" and plays behind most of Spider-Gang at one time or another. As Blond Peter is the best possible Spider-Man, this motif is playing in the soundtrack almost all the times he is on screen. For example, when Blond Peter does his awesome swing up to the ceiling of the Super-Collider and it can be succinctly heard being played on the French Horn right after Miles says "How does he do that?" note . It is also very prominently heard at the conclusion to Mile's "What's Up Danger" sequence after he leaps from one building and lands on the next just before he pulls up his mask and smiles. note 
  • Medium Blending: Although they're all technically animated, Peni and Spider-Ham are from universes respectively based off of anime and western cartoons, and it shows with their respective designs and animation styles.
  • Sidekick Graduations Stick: At the beginning of the movie, Miles is avoiding his spider-powers expecting Peter B to be his mentor and operates as his sidekick for most of the movie. When the Spider-Gang then actually treats him as a sidekick and decides he's not experienced enough to deal with the Super-Collider without getting hurt, he protests but can't demonstrate any control over his invisibility or venom strike and is left behind after being webbed to a chair. His father's heart-felt talk motivates Miles to free himself, get his own web-shooters from Aunt May, and finally take his "leap of faith" by web-swinging freely through the city. He then rejoins the Spider-Gang for the climatic fight, swipes the goober from Peter B and takes control of the Super-Collider. He summons the team and sends them home and shows he's ready to be Spider-Man by personally dropping Peter B into the portal after deciding to take out the Kingpin on his own.
  • Spider-Sense: The Spider-People have this ability, not only to sense danger, but it also helped to recognize that the other Spider-People are similar to each other.
  • Super Toughness: Except for Peni, they have superhuman durability that allows them to come out mostly unscathed compared to most other people. Peter B. in his first scene is shown enduring a tremendous amount of abuse while fleeing the police. He's shown covered in bruises, cuts and black eyes, but heals back to normal later that night. Miles survives a several story drop and bounce off of a taxi cab. Spider-Ham is especially durable because of his ability to use Toon Physics.
  • Trapped in Another World: All of them except Miles were pulled out of their dimensions by Kingpin's Super-Collider. Unfortunately, just being here is killing them.
  • Two Girls to a Team: Of the six members of the Spider-Gang, Gwen and Peni are the only girls.
  • Wall Crawl: Everyone but Peni can naturally crawl on walls. Notably, they can stand and walk perpendicular to whatever surface they cling to, in addition to crawling.
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    Miles Morales/Spider-Man II 

Miles Morales/Spider-Man II

Voiced by: Shameik Moorenote 

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"They're counting on me..."

"My name is Miles Morales. I was bitten by a radioactive spider, and for like two days, I've been the one and only Spider-Man."


A Brooklyn teenager struggling to live up to the expectations of his family and teachers. After gaining superpowers from a radioactive spider, he finds himself embroiled in a plot by the city's supervillains to activate a dangerous dimensional portal, and is forced to take up the mantle of the late superhero Spider-Man.


  • Accent Adaptation: Inverted in the Latin American Spanish dub: Despite being of Puerto Rican origin, he speaks with a very thick Mexican accent, compared with his parents.
  • Adaptational Angst Upgrade: Zigzagged. In the comics, Miles had to deal with the New York citizens initially thinking him being the new Spider-Man was in poor taste, having an Evil Uncle, and a father who hate his superhero identity. In this movie, Miles still has to deal with a lot of problems: attending a school where he feels like an outcast and dealing with the struggle of becoming the next Spider-Man. However, the people of New York accept him as the new Spider-Man without a problem and his Uncle Aaron goes through Adaptational Nice Guy and thus the two have a better relationship, but Miles witnessed his murder by Kingpin, but retains positive memories of him. As for his father, they both have some distance in the beginning because Jefferson wanting Miles to go to a different school despite knowing of Miles' objections and openly admits to hating Spider-Man. But, at the end, Miles (while as Spider-Man) speaks with Jefferson, with the latter saying that while he doesn't approve of his actions, he'll set them aside.
  • Adaptational Personality Change: In the Ultimate comics, Miles Morales starts out as a shy and introverted kid. Here, Miles Morales is a more social and assertive person and his more withdrawn moments are due to the culture clash at his new school of Visions or the various traumatic events he experiences after getting his powers. His love for hip hop and graffiti cultures is also more emphasized in this version.
  • Adorkable: A nice, but clumsy teenage boy who is unsure of himself, loves listening to Post Malone, makes a "time is relative" joke at one point and sucks at flirting.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Peter B. occasionally calls him "bud".
  • Affirmative Action Legacy: He is Afro-Latino and his predecessor as Spider-Man was Peter Parker, who was white.
  • Arc Words: As opposed to Peter, who traditional learns that With Great Powers Comes Great Responsibility, Miles actually already intrinsically knew his responsibility. Instead, his motif is learning to "Take a Leap of Faith" and finally find the courage to jump to action.
  • Badass Adorable: He's an Adorkable sweet kid who's has Spider powers just like the web-slinger himself.
  • Bad Liar: He's not very good at lying, trying to convince a teacher that his zero grade on his test means he should be kicked out of Visions to going overboard when playing dumb to the security guard who says he knows he snuck out last night with Miles asking, "Who Morales?"
  • Beta Outfit:
    • Miles' first costume before his iconic black and red suit is a rather embarrassing Halloween costume variant of Peter's.
    • Even Miles' trademark black and red costume has shades of this in this particular incarnation. Miles' costume is one of his universe's Peter's old Spider-Man suits spray painted into the colours he's known for in the comics.
  • Bilingual Bonus: Miles speaks primarily in English, but he uses unsubtitled Spanish when talking with his friends from his Brooklyn neighborhood or when he's talking to his mom as a reminder of his Latino heritage.
  • Black and Nerdy: He's an African-American young man who attends a school for the gifted and despite his claims that he only got in via a lottery, he is highly intelligent.
  • Brainy Brunette: Miles has black hair and, despite what he may say, is shown to be intelligent enough to become a student of a gifted academy.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's on the receiving end of much of the story's Cringe Comedy and slapstick, tripping while trying to hop between buildings because of his untied shoelaces and getting dragged along with Peter while escaping the cops. Even after coming into his own as Spider-Man, he gets struck by an oncoming drone while showing off to a crowd in front of Brooklyn Visions.
  • Character Development: Miles starts off as a talented kid with a bright future but is afraid of being put into the spotlight and having a lot of pressure on him. His adventures with the Spider-Heroes and burgeoning spider skills forces the young Miles to confront his own fears and learn to take a "leap of faith".
  • Civvie Spandex: He sometimes wears a hoodie and sneakers along with the rest of his outfit.
  • Cool Loser: Gets played with, early in the film it's shown that Miles is actually quite popular and social in his own neighborhood, and has quite a few friends from his old school. It's more of a culture clash at Brooklyn Vision Academy, which plays into his isolation.
  • Cowardly Lion: Despite being empowered, Miles finds himself struggling to jump into action and even controlling his abilities. Though even with his fear, he still makes repeated attempts to help out throughout the first two acts. It isn't until the third act that he is finally able to take that leap of faith and gain the confidence and mastery of his powers.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: His final suit in the film is black and red, but that doesn't take away from his status as a superhero.
  • Deadpan Snarker: The circumstances he finds himself in do tend to lend themselves to it.
    Miles: I've got a feeling you're gonna be a bad teacher.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength: Frustrated that Peter B. is keeping him out of the action, Miles slams his fist into a boulder, which promptly cracks in two.
    Miles: That's new!
  • Electric Black Guy: Miles' Venom Sting is portrayed as working like an electric shock.
  • Establishing Character Moment: We are introduced to Miles with him singing along to Post Malone's "Sunflower" while fumbling the words and preparing his creative name tags. We see him haphazardly preparing for school and that he has a loving and supportive family. As we follow him to his new school we see he has strong social connections with the students of his old school, that his police officer father is firm but loving and that Miles wishes he was back at his old school even though he passed the entrance exams to the Vision Academy. We see that he is an artistic, charming Nice Guy with massive potential who just wants to be normal, but often does amazing things while trying to avoid the spotlight, and often feels overwhelmed when put into new environments. The creators of the film have commented that Miles singing "Sunflower" symbolizes his arc in the movie: "Miles is singing a song that theoretically he’s a little too young for and he doesn’t know the words yet. That’s the metaphor we’re going to be working with for most of the rest of the movie. He’s going to be asked to step into shoes that he feels he’s not ready for, he’s not going to know the words, and he’s going to feel very self-conscious and nervous about that."
  • Fish out of Water: Miles goes through this when he leaves Brooklyn to go to Visions. He's shown to be clearly uncomfortable and out of his element at this elite school where, as a new student, has not yet found a social group to fit in with. He's also extremely awkward around the other Spiders as they all pile on their expectations of what they want him to do as the only newbie among them.
  • Gratuitous Spanish: Miles dips into Spanish while talking to his friends one last time before for heading to Brooklyn Visions. He does it again while greeting his supporters at the end of the film.
    Miles: Alright, cool! Spider-Man, a su servicio!
  • The Hero: He's the main character and hero of the movie whose plot is largely his Origins Episode and hero's journey.
  • How Do I Shot Web?: He spends much of the film struggling to turn his powers on and off, clinging to things when he doesn't want to, turning invisible involuntarily, and never activating his Venom Strike on command. It isn't until the climax that he gets a solid handle on all of them. Even then, he briefly slips off a wall while trying to show off to a crowd of supporters.
  • I Can't Do This by Myself: When visiting Peter's grave, Miles admits that while he wants to uphold his legacy, he can't do this by himself. Hilariously, the alternate Peter Parker then appears and later on, more Spider-People arrive in his universe to help him.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Not when he becomes Spider-Man, but when he is accepted into Brooklyn Visions Middle School away from the regular Brooklyn school he attended.
  • I Let Gwen Stacy Die:
    • Miles has his Uncle Ben moment when his Uncle Aaron is shot by Kingpin.
    • Downplayed with the death of Blond Peter. While Miles was still too new to his powers to realistically be able to help him, Miles is shown being affected by the fact that he feels he let Spider-Man die.
  • Inadequate Inheritor: Miles' arc involves fighting past this belief that he keeps imposing on himself.
  • Inopportune Voice Cracking: This happens a lot since Miles believes he's finally going through puberty.
  • Insistent Terminology: Every time his powers accidentally activate at the beginning, he tries to convince himself that it's just puberty.
  • In the End, You Are on Your Own: Right before the final battle with the Kingpin, he sends the other Spiders home to face the big baddie in single combat.
  • In the Hood: He sometimes wears a a red hoodie over his costume.
  • Invisibility: Unlike Peter, Miles has the ability to do this. Peter hypothesizes that it could be a fight-or-flight response, and from the few times he does activate this ability it seems to be out of fear. He later learns how to control it, making extremely effective use of it during the final battle.
  • Kid Hero: A teenager who has gained Spider powers.
  • Legacy Character: His universe's version of Peter Parker died, and Miles was left to fulfill the promise he made to him to stop Fisk and protect the city.
  • Leitmotif:
    • His action theme is based upon Blond Peter's action theme but re-orchestrated to begin with a techno, hip-hop, scratch percussion over the rising brass section. It's played when Miles makes his big entrance in the Super-Collider fight, when he makes his own amazing swing up to the roof of the Super-Collider, and plays throughout his own "one last time" recap. note . Interestingly, this theme does not become Miles' unique motif until after he takes his "leap of faith" and gets his own comic cover.
    • There is a recurring melodic theme that appears whenever Miles is dealing with or reflecting on the great responsibility that comes with being a Spider-Man and his own journey to fulfill that role. The theme is first heard when the seriously injured Blond Peter explains what Miles needs to do to destroy the Super-Collider and asks him to promise that he will do this. note  Structurally, it's a three note motif featuring octave jumps that musically reinforces the "leap" of faith he needs to take.
  • Like a Son to Me:
    • His relationship with Uncle Aaron has many father-son parallels. Miles is closer to him than his birth father, and, at the end, Aaron admits he wanted Miles to be proud of him.
    • Over the course of the movie, Peter B. clearly grew to love Miles by the end of their adventures, with the former going Papa Wolf numerous times to protect the latter and contemplating having kids right after telling Miles that he loved him.
  • Love at First Sight: He has a very obvious crush on Gwen the moment he sees her.
  • Magnetic Hero: His first scene shows him being on friendly terms with a number of his former school classmates. By the end of the movie, Miles manages to bring out the softer sides of Peter B. and Gwen, both who were shown to be notably distant. And by the end of the movie, all of New York has accepted him as the new Spider-Man.
  • Mixed Ancestry: African-American on his father's side and Puerto-Rican on his mother's.
  • Morality Pet: Miles is this to Aaron, and unlike the comics Aaron doesn't cross the moral line when he learns of Miles' identity.
  • Nice Guy: Miles is a very sweet kid.
  • Nice Shoes: A pair of red Air Jordan sneakers.
  • Nom de Mom: Just like the comics, Miles took his mother's surname.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity:
    • Miles attempts to soundly fail a true/false test (even dating it Decembruary 2) to get himself kicked out of Visions, but went too far by getting every single question wrong which alerts his teacher that something is wrong.
    • When caught by the school security officer, his attempt to "play dumb" doesn't work any better.
      Guard: Hey, I know you snuck out last night, Morales!
      Miles: [thinking] Play dumb. [spoken] Who's Morales? [thinking] Not that dumb!
  • Power Incontinence: As Miles has only had his spider-powers for two days, he naturally has trouble controlling them, especially his ability to stick to things. I doesn't help that he's got an extra set of abilities to deal with that the other members of the Spider-Gang don't have and thus can't offer advice. This goes away as the film progresses and his confidence increases.
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: Inverted. Miles's final Spider-Suit has a red and black color scheme, but he's The Hero.
  • Shipper on Deck: After meeting up with Peter B and learning of his life, he becomes one for him and his Mary Jane. He is quite insistent that Peter B. go back home and make it right with her, and right before dropping him in the portal, Peter B. expresses doubts about being able to fix his life while Miles assures him that he won't mess it up.
  • Shock and Awe: He's able to produce electricity through his hands as he demonstrates when visiting his Blond Peter Parker's grave and accidentally zaps Peter B. when startled by him. The shock was strong enough to fling Peter B. across the graveyard. It later proves crucial in defeating Kingpin during the final fight of the film.
  • Significant Wardrobe Shift: His costumes reflects his confidence at being Spider-Man at the moment. His cheap Halloween Spider-Man costume is flimsy, ill-fitting and evocative of how inexperienced he is. He ultimately comes to the realization that being himself and being his own Spider-Man is what makes him strong. To that end, his final costume was originally one of Blond Peter's, but spray painted black with a red logo in reference to Miles's interest in graffiti art thus making the idea of Spider-Man his own.
  • Springtime for Hitler: Miles attempts to get kicked out of his school by purposefully failing a test, but the teacher realizes that he has to know all the correct answers in order to get every question wrong on a true-or-false quiz and gives him a perfect score instead.
  • Stealth Pun: Had his father not decided to take his wife's name and have Miles take after her, largely to avoid association with the family Black Sheep Aaron Davis, then Miles' name would be Miles Davis. His hairstyle in the film is actually closer to Davis than the comics.
  • Superior Successor: He has a few more powers than blond Peter Parker. In addition to the "standard" suite of Spider-powers (Wall Crawling, Super Strength, Super Reflexes, and Spider-Sense), Miles can turn invisible and discharge electric shocks by touch with enough force to knock the person back dozens of feet.
  • Surpassed the Teacher: Miles does gradually level up and surpass Peter B., and defeats the Kingpin on his own, while also saving the day and sending them all back to their dimensions. Peter B. and Gwen watch Miles pull off the amazing swinging maneuver that the competent Blond Peter did in the first act and Gwen remarks that neither had taught him that maneuver.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Miles spends much of the film needing saving or assistance from the other Spiders. His determination to live up to the legacy of the deceased Peter Parker and protect his home and family leads to him taking on Kingpin solo, stopping the Super-Collider and winning, becoming more than a worthy successor as Spider-Man.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Several times during the climatic fight, we see that Miles has no qualms about hitting Doc Ock.
  • Youthful Freckles: He has light freckles running across his face.

    Peter B. Parker/Spider-Man (Alternate Universe) 

Peter B. Parker/Spider-Man

Voiced by: Jake Johnsonnote 

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"You have money, right? I'm not very liquid right now..."

"... 'or everyone’s going to die.' That is what they always say. But there’s always a little bit of time before everybody dies, and that’s when I do my best work."


An alternate universe Peter Parker, who becomes Miles' mentor upon entering his dimension. In stark contrast to the young, optimistic, and blond-haired Peter Parker that Miles originally met, this older, brown-haired version is an exhausted emotional wreck after screwing up his life in many ways.


  • Acrofatic: He's got a pretty noticeable gut from binge eating pizza, but he's still just as agile as you'd expect him to be.
  • Adaptational Dumbass: Peter B. does financial investments based on stock market advice given on TV channels, showing a level of gullibility and a chasing after get-rich-quick schemes, as well as financial irresponsibility that Peter in the comics didn't show (whose poverty was of the more can't find paid work equal to talents, and can't hold a job variety).
  • The Adjectival Superhero: Although the comic book that represents him calls him "The Amazing Spider-Man", Miles, after dealing with his "mentorship" for a while, notes that he is more the "janky, old, broke Hobo-Spider-Man". Though he does eventually say that Peter B. is amazing.
  • Alternate Self: To the Peter Parker of Miles' universe. The primary differences between the two are the difference in age and that Peter B. has different hair and eye colour. They also have different voice actors, but if this translates to different voices in-universe is unclear. Otherwise, they do look very similar and have had similar life experiences up to a point.
  • Ambiguously Jewish: Peter B. is voiced by Jewish actor Jake Johnson and the brief glimpse of his wedding shows him stomping on a glass. This was inserted by co-director Rodney Rothmannote  as a joke, and it's left ambiguous if he was Jewish, if Mary Jane was, and Peter B. converted, or neither is and it's only intended to be a joke.
  • Anti-Mentor: Peter B. only teaches Miles the bare minimum for him to keep up, leaving the rest for him to learn in the field. Peter B. eventually gives up on teaching Miles, deciding to exclude him from the current mission for his own safety, and Miles turns out more successful when not trying to learn from him.
  • Anti-Role Model: As compared to Miles' Peter who is an unblemished paragon, Peter B. is an older, jaded sad sack who doesn't see himself as someone who should be emulated too closely.
  • Artistic Age: Even when he's older, Peter is usually drawn relatively young-looking with smoother features, whereas Peter B. is given a bulkier torso, Perma-Stubble, and sharp facial features to emphasize his age in comparison to Miles. Notably, this helps contrast him with the Peter of Miles' universe, who has an identical costume, but otherwise leaner features to emphasize the age difference.
  • Audience Surrogate:
    • Peter B. largely embodies the audience who have grown tired about the constant iterations of Spider-Man that rehash the story over and over again. He also grows tired of Miles' enthusiasm about being Spider-Man even if it is all new to him because he's been through it.
    • As some critics pointed out, he's also the audience surrogate as someone who thinks they know all about the setting but then discover that things are a bit different in this reality from the setting that he's familiar with, allowing him to be surprised, most notably when he has no inkling that this universe's Doctor Octopus is actually a young woman until it's almost too late.
  • Broken Ace: He has the abilities, skills, and 22 years of experience as Spider-Man, but after decades of thankless heroism, his aunt dying, and his separation from MJ, (the one good thing he had in his life), he's now overweight, broke, alone, and emotionally crippled.
  • Butt-Monkey: More than any of the other Spider People, Peter B. takes the most injuries, many of them hilarious, and has the most pathetic backstory. His "one more time" recap shows him being clobbered by crooks, a drone, and a city bus.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Tries to distract Liv by "turning on the charm". It doesn't work because she's more enthused about him being living proof of alternate realities.
  • Character Development:
    • Peter B. starts off very bitter and cynical, wanting to go home immediately, and seems to consider Miles something of an annoyance (to the point of trying to keep him on "lookout duty"). He softens up on Miles after the raid on Alchemax, and starts to put a lot more confidence in Miles, even acting as something of a Parental Substitute.
    • His monologue shows that despite still loving MJ after their divorce, he was afraid to take the chance of reconciling, thinking he would mess it all up again. And this was the main reason he decided to be the one to stay behind to stop the collider, as he thought no one would miss him. However, speaking to the MJ of Miles' universe and getting encouragement of Miles himself, helps Peter to understand that he has to take a "leap of faith" to rebuild his relationship with his MJ. And the epilogue shows him, now all cleaned up, at MJ's house ready to reconcile and restart their love.
  • Child Hater: Played with. He doesn't exactly hate kids, but he is fearful towards the idea of them. This stems from one of the primary reasons his marriage fell apart. Mary Jane wanted children, while Peter B. didn't want to take that risk because of him being Spider-Man. His interactions with Miles end up significantly opening his mind to the idea.
  • Children Raise You: He becomes more mature and responsible after hanging out with Miles and Gwen.
  • Classical Anti-Hero: Peter Parker originally started out as this in Lee-Ditko's Spider-Man's early issues before Character Development in the same era had him change for the better. Peter B. largely brings those old aspects forward in that he's overly self-centered, self-destructive, jerkier, and doesn't play well with others.
  • Clothing Damage: The transportation between dimensions causes him to lose the foot part of his costume below the calves. He wears sweatpants to cover this up until the meeting at Aunt May's.
  • Comes Great Responsibility: Peter B., as always, attempted to follow this ideal after his actions allowed for the death of his Uncle Ben, but since then has become rather sick of the saying, angrily telling Miles not to finish the phrase when Miles attempts to use it to gain his help. This seems to stem from the notion that being Spider-Man caused him and Mary Jane to separate and his life to fall apart. Of course, jaded though he may be, he's still Peter Parker and can't bring himself to turn his back on Miles.
  • Comic-Book Fantasy Casting: It's noted by comic fans that Peter B. has a passing resemblance to Spider-Man artist Todd Nauck.
  • Composite Character: Peter B. has aspects from the comics and earlier live-action adaptations. He shares much of the same history as the version of Spider-Man from the Sam Raimi films, albeit with some liberties taken. His hairstyle is closer to that of Andrew Garfield, longer hair, messier, and framing his face (which is closer to John Romita Sr.'s standard design of Peter) as opposed to Tobey Maguire and Tom Holland, who had flatter and shorter hairstyles (based on Steve Ditko's original design). In terms of personality, his more jerkier and standoffish attitude is closer to his comic book counterpart’s very early portrayal in Lee-Ditko's Spider-Man era before his Character Development set in, while the depiction of him as a Manchild still doting on Aunt May as his Living Emotional Crutch, and reluctance to have children with Mary Jane draws from parts of his comic book counterpart during the Post-OMD era.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Although introduced into the film as both a slob and a bit of a wash-out, this is still a very seasoned Peter Parker, and the closest thing in this film we get to the mainstream Spidey. He still demonstrates himself as the prime blend between acrobatic, speed, and power among the Spider-Gang.
  • Cynical Mentor: Despite Miles looking up to him for advice (likely due to his own universe's Peter promising to mentor him), this Peter never properly trains or walks Miles through the really, really dangerous things that Spider-Men go through. Which is the point. He was teaching Miles that no one can really "teach" him to be Spider-Man, rather it's something you figure out on your own.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: His aunt dying, combined with getting the crap kicked out of him for years as Spider-Man, was the beginning of a downward spiral, leading to his separation from his wife and crippling depression.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Being Spider-Man, this is a given. Also given Peter B.'s messed up life, he tends to snark a lot.
  • Death Seeker: Though Peter B. wants to go back to his own dimension at first, it becomes clear to him and the Spider-Gang that someone will have to stay behind to turn the Super-Collider off. With Miles out of the picture and knowing that whoever stays behind will die, he volunteers to shut it off; with no loved ones waiting for him at home, he considers himself to be the expendable member of the group.
  • Dented Iron: His years of being Spider-Man have taken a toll on him, his brief backstory snippet mentioning a severe back injury in his later days. In another physical contrast between him and his counterpart from Miles' dimension, the bridge of his nose is noticeably crooked where it appears to have been broken some time before. He doesn't let that or his being out of shape slow him down for long, though.
  • Deuteragonist: After Miles, he's the most prominent character in the movie, having the second biggest character arc in the film.
  • Don't Think, Feel: Peter B. tells Miles that no one can tell him when he's ready, nor can he know, he has to take a leap of faith. Though based on his reaction later on, it's not clear if he meant that sincerely.
  • Experienced Protagonist: He's been Spider-Man for more than twenty years, which is a decade longer than the Peter Parker of Miles' universe. Balancing this out is that he's achieved far less in his time than Miles' Peter has in his short life. He does know a considerable amount of what it takes to be Spider-Man mentally which he imparts on to Miles.
  • Foil: To Blond Peter, who is The Paragon. He's older, self-destructive, depressed, initially unfriendly and a little harder to like. Where Blond Peter shows a hero dying young and in their prime, Peter B. shows the case of hero who lives long enough to become world-weary and feeling the weight of their mistakes.
  • Formerly Fit: He's not terribly out of shape, but he does have a bit of a gut and its clear he's not in as good a shape as he once was. In his flashbacks, he's shown wallowing in pizza after Aunt May's death and divorcing MJ.
  • Future Loser: His universe is for the most part Miles' universe about a decade in the future, where Peter B. has divorced his wife, grown jaded, and gotten out of shape.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: He feels this towards the dead Peter of Miles' universe who he laments is perfect, died a martyr and a hero, is younger and fitter, more accomplished scientifically, beloved by his wife and his Aunt, and is likewise Miles' true hero. When he arrives at Peter's Spider-Cave, he compares it bitterly to his shack which is just a shed that stores his stuff.
  • Happily Married: Subverted. He and MJ start off as a strong, married couple but over time their relationship became testy which was not helped by bad financial investments, Aunt May dying, and a mid-life crisis over his reluctance to have kids. This led to them divorcing. By the end of the film, he's determined to give their relationship another chance and not make the same mistakes he did earlier.
  • He Cleans Up Nicely: The ending of the film has him clean himself up and wear a neat suit with flowers in order to reconcile with Mary Jane and start their relationship anew.
  • Hero of Another Story: He's essentially an older version of Raimi's Spider-Man, so he has had all those adventures and then some.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: During the climax, he chooses to stay behind while the rest of the Spider-Gang goes back to their own dimensions, despite knowing he'll die if he does. Miles stepping up as the new Spider-Man of his world means he doesn't have to.
  • His Own Worst Enemy: Peter B.'s long-term career as Spider-Man and a series of bad life choices have led him to separate from MJ, stop taking good care of his health, and becoming more asocial, lapsing back to the friendless, aloof, and moody kid he was in Lee-Ditko's Spider-Man.
  • Jaded Washout: His Glory Days as a young, capable Spider-Man have faded brutally, as has his youthful idealism and trim physique. Lately, it's implied that he's been spending more time eating pizza and brooding over his divorce than catching crooks and protecting innocents.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's been worn down by a long career as Spider-Man and is feeling the weight of his mistakes, making him sick of the Comes Great Responsibility spiel and initially is not interested in helping Miles or teaching him how to use his powers. Despite this he still can't abandon Miles to his plight, and when it seems someone from the Spider-Gang will have to stay behind despite an inevitable and painful demise, he is the first to volunteer.
  • Knight In Sour Armor: As an older version of Spidey beaten down by poor life choices, he's become far more cynical than the younger version of Peter Parker from Miles' universe. He quickly shuts down Miles when the teen tries to say the Comes Great Responsibility speech, and doesn't want to mentor Miles even though the teen has gained the powers of a Spider-Man. However, he's still willing to brave certain danger, finds himself enjoying his mentorship of Miles during the break-in of the Alchemex lab, and genuinely tries to protect Miles from harm when he tells him he's not ready to carry the mantle.
  • Manchild: Aunt May's death caused him to fall into a major mid-life crisis. Peter being unable to confront life without his maternal figure. This reverting him to an aged up version of his teenage self, becoming a slob and sad-sack, living on a frat-bro diet, living in a crappy apartment, unable to maintain healthy adult relationships or responsibilities. His adventure with Miles and the Spider-Gang manages to break him out of this.
  • The Masquerade Will Kill Your Dating Life: The long-term wear and tear of being Spider-Man along with poor life-choices takes its toll on his marriage to MJ leading to them separating.
  • Meaningful Name: The older Peter from another universe introduces himself as "Peter B. Parker". Since the blond Peter that Miles first encounters has been killed (i.e. "Peter A"), Miles is left to learn from this one, "Peter B"
  • Mentor Archetype: Serves as one to Miles. Although he is indifferent at first, as the story progresses and their relationship deepens, he begins taking the role more seriously.
  • Mysterious Middle Initial: In the film, he introduces himself as "Peter B. Parker". It's only in supplemental materials that the "B" is revealed to be "Benjamin".
  • Off-Model: Peter B.'s noticeably gained weight, but there are multiple instances where you see a full body shot of him and he is not big bellied.
  • Older Sidekick: He becomes this for Gwen and Miles through the course of the movie. Gwen proves to be more competent and focused on the task and as such takes on the leadership role during the event at Fisk's penthouse. Later when Miles joins in, he takes command, directs the fight and gives advice to him on fixing his life, and then finally Miles personally drops him into a portal insisting he will fight Kingpin on his own.
  • Papa Wolf: While he starts off very dismissive of Miles, he grows more attached to him as the film goes on, awakening his protective, paternal side.
    Peter: Leave the kid alone! (slams the Prowler into a wall)
  • Perma-Stubble: It's pretty evident that Peter B. hasn't touched a razor in a while.
  • Post-Stress Overeating: When you consider how much stress any version of Spider-Man has to live with, combined with how badly his life fell apart, it's impressive that Peter B. only has a bit of a gut.
  • Punny Name: Since the first Peter that Miles encounters has been killed (i.e. "Peter A"), Miles is left to learn from this one, "Peter B".
  • Rule of Symbolism: The idealised version of Peter Parker is a blond, blue-eyed paragon with magazine cover looks. The worn-down and mistake-prone Peter B has dark hair, greying temples and a broken nose.
  • Seen It All: He's been a superhero for so long that he's come to recognize a lot of the patterns in his escapades. The most notable example is his habit of referring to every doomsday-preventing doohickey he comes across as a "goober" for simplicity's sake.
    Peter B.: [while eavesdropping on Kingpin and Liv discussing the collider.] This is all pretty standard Spider-Man stakes — you get used to this. Watch this: he's gonna say "You've got twenty-four hours".
    Kingpin: You've got twenty-four hours.
    [Peter B. winks at Miles.]
  • Shadow Archetype: Just like the Kingpin, Peter B. drove his wife away from him, and he has difficulty coming to terms with what he did, and instead spends most of the film fixating on an alternate version of her who when he meets he tries to beg forgiveness and understanding from, just like Fisk does at the climax. However thanks to Miles and Gwen, and his own conscience, he manages to get over this, and finally finds the strength and courage to take responsibility for his own actions.
  • Sherlock Scan: He immediately gets Liv's password with one glance at the reflection of her finger patterns on the keyboards , even though it was a complex alpha-numeric pattern.
  • Shipper on Deck: During the bus ride back from Alchemax, Peter B silently listens in on Miles and Gwen's conversation, and smiles approvingly upon hearing Miles' offering of friendship to Gwen when she's ready for it again.
  • The Shut-In: Was implied to have become one after his divorce from Mary Jane, with his getting sucked into Miles' universe being the first thing to actually get him out of his apartment.
  • Sink-or-Swim Mentor: The trope is Lampshaded when Peter B and Miles are fleeing from the Alchemax scientists who are shooting at them. Peter B announces it's time to swing and hastily throws Miles a web-shooter who barely gets it on his wrist before being launched off a ledge into the forest. Miles says he can't do this yet and Peter B even acknowledges they've done no prior training for this maneuver.
    Peter B: Everybody knows that the best way to learn is under intense life-threatening pressure.
  • So Proud of You: Said word for word, with a Parental Substitute undertones.
    Peter B.: I love you! I'm so proud of you! [to himself] Do I want kids?
  • Stalker Without a Crush: He focuses on Mary Jane Parker, Blond Peter's wife. He first gazes at her longingly when she gives the eulogy which he surreptitiously attends, and then gazes at her photograph in Peter's workshop. It's mostly because she's a proxy for his MJ, and it's not until he meets her that he realizes that she's an entirely different person from his wife, even if she's an alternate version to her.
  • Talking Your Way Out: At Alchemax, he tries to distract a scientist by charming her while Miles gets the necessary information from her computer. What Peter doesn't know is that scientist is a female counterpart of one of his deadliest foes, Olivia Octavius.
  • Took a Level in Idealism: His bond with Miles causes him to slowly lose his cynicism, put his belief and faith in Miles, and finally take the leap of faith to fix his mistakes back in his dimension.
  • Trailers Always Lie: The trailers painted him as a grizzled and experienced mentor figure for Miles and a potential leader of the Spiders. The actual film teases him to be this way, but then quickly pokes holes into it, with Gwen and Miles finding him exasperating, him being genuinely embittered and cynical, and likewise ultimately serving as an Anti-Role Model and Anti-Mentor.
  • Unkempt Beauty: His hair is untidy and he’s got a noticeable stubble, with both reflecting how jaded and tired he is. That said, however, he’s still got the same handsome facial features his blonde counterpart had.
  • Unreliable Narrator: He tells Miles that he handled his divorce "like a champ", even though he clearly did not. He also says he was working out in his apartment before he was transported into a different dimension, while he was actually just eating pizza.
  • Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist: His bad life and woes are played for laughs and initially reflect a surly, jerky and unlikable character. It's subverted as we learn that most of it is his own fault but he actually acknowledges he screwed things up and his growing genuine mentor relationship with Miles allows the audience to warm up to him.
  • When He Smiles: When he's not being overly cynical or brooding, he actually has a really nice, sweet smile. This is especially notable when he returns to his dimension and shows up at MJ's door with flowers.
  • Would Hit a Girl: Has no problem with decking the Dr. Octavius of Miles' universe, who happens to be female.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: Zigzagged and ultimately subverted. Whilst Peter B. is initially only interested in using the collider to return home, when it becomes clear that one of the Spiders needs to remain in Miles' dimension to shut it down after they are returned to their home dimensions and Miles himself seems woefully unready for the task, he shoulders the burden of staying behind in spite of knowing it will mean his eventual death from cellular deterioration; he rationalises this by virtue of the death of his Aunt May and his estrangement from his MJ meaning he has less to lose than the others. However, after his encounter with the alternate MJ, and his reluctant mentoring of Miles bearing fruit in the finale, he reaffirms the desire to return home and reconcile with MJ.
    Miles: [holding Peter over the portal.] You gotta go home, man.
    Peter: How do I know I’m not gonna mess it up again?
    Miles: You won’t.
    Peter: [chuckles wryly.] Right. It's a leap of faith. [He is dropped into the portal, smiling as he disappears.] Not bad, kid.

    Spider-Gwen 

Gwen Stacy/Spider-Woman

Voiced by: Hailee Steinfeldnote 

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"Above all, no matter how many times you get hit, can you get back up?"

"And I don't do friends anymore... Just to avoid distractions..."


A teenage girl from another universe who was bitten by a radioactive spider. The daughter of a police captain, she is a successful superhero in her own right, but is nonetheless haunted by her failure to save the life of her best friend, Peter Parker.


  • Adapted Out: Anything pertaining to her being an alternate version of Peter Parker's First Love, The Lost Lenore and the Trope Namer of I Let Gwen Stacy Die is not in the film. If there is a version of her in Peter B.'s reality, she has not made any impact on him to warrant reaction to her presence.
  • Action Girl: As a teenage girl with Spider powers, this is a given.
  • Adorkable: Particular when introducing herself to Miles as "Gweeeeeaaaaanda", and then explaining that it's a South African name, and that she doesn't have an accent because she was raised in the States.
  • Age Lift: In the comics, she's in college. Here, she's at most a year older than Miles.
  • All Drummers Are Animals: In her universe, she's a drummer in a band. We get to see a shot of her cutting loose in the recounting of her backstory.
  • The Aloner: She admits that she distances herself from making friends after she failed to save her universe's version of Peter Parker, who was her best friend. She makes an exception for Miles just before she returns to her universe and it's implied she won't cut herself off from others in the future.
  • The Atoner: Like the other Spideys, she's coping with the guilt that her universe's version of Peter Parker died. She can't even bring herself to say his name among the other Spideys when she realizes most of them are alternate Peters.
  • Atrocious Alias:
    • When Miles asks for her name, she almost replies with "Gwen", but awkwardly tries to change it to Wanda. Miles takes her name as Gwanda.
    • Defied with her codename. While her comic cover has Spider-Gwen as the title, she calls herself Spider-Woman instead.
  • Badass Adorable: Just like Miles himself, she's quite cute, and kicks ass with her Spider powers.
  • Childish Tooth Gap: She has a small but visible gap in her teeth, which emphasizes her youth and teenage sensibility.
  • Color Motif: Cyan and violet show up a lot in some of her scenes, harkening to the dominant colors of her comic series.
  • Dance Battler: Shows shades of this; her shoes resemble ballet slippers, and in the trailers, she's introduced landing on a tree branch en pointe. Her voice actress even described Gwen's approach to webslinging as "the grace of a ballerina and the attitude of a rockstar", and she asks Miles if he can fight with the grace of a "trained dancer".
  • Deadpan Snarker: Ever member of the Spider-Gang gets funny lines but Gwen's are particularly deadpan.
    Gwen: [laughs at a bad joke Miles made in class] I'm sorry, it was just so quiet.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Says in her intro that she quit doing the "friends" thing when she got her best friend Peter killed after fighting him as her universe's Lizard, but she warms up to Miles over the course of the movie. The last shot of her after getting back to Earth-65 is her looking fondly at a selfie she and Miles took.
  • Delinquent Hair: Hilariously justified; she starts out with normal feminine hair, but is forced to shave the right side after Miles suffers Power Incontinence can't remove his hand from her hair.
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: When Gwen first appears, her hair is long on both sides, but after she's forced to cut her hair when Miles' hand got stuck, she deals with the hand-shaped short patch by shaving that side of her head into an undercut.
  • Foil: To Miles himself. Both are motivated to become superheroes because of the deaths of Peter Parker from their own dimensions. Both have trouble making friends, with Miles feeling that he doesn't belong in the elite society of his school, and Gwen chooses to stay friendless because of her guilt at failing to protect her best friend. Both also have fathers who worked in law enforcement. The difference is that Gwen is already an experienced superheroine who already came to terms with the baggage that comes with it, while Miles has just received his powers and is having trouble adjusting to his new life. Their costumes are also similar yet contrast each other, with Gwen's costume being white and black with pink outlines, while Miles' final costume being black with red outlines.
  • Friendless Background: By choice. Her best friend — the Peter Parker of her reality — died after transforming into the Lizard and Gwen feels guilty for being unable to save his life. As a result, she doesn't keep friends out of fear of repeating that incident. She manages to make friends with the other Spiders, in particular Miles, and her final scene when returned home has her fondly viewing photos taken of them on her phone. She then manages to somehow contact Miles in his dimension in the final scene of the film before the credits.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Just like the comics, Gwen has blonde hair and is a hero. And while somewhat distant, she's not mean or a jerk.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: As compared to Old Peter who's gruff, jaded, and clueless. Gwen keeps her mind focused on the task, adapts and assimilates into the alternate reality, and actually tries to honestly teach and help Miles with useful tips.
  • I Let Gwen Stacy Die: Her universe's Peter Parker was her best friend. However he ended up transforming into The Lizard, and died after that. Gwen blames herself for being unable to save him.
  • Implied Love Interest: Miles has a crush on her and mistakes her initial interest in him as romantic. It turns out her Spider-Sense told her to follow him, but there are still some scenes particularly their goodbye that imply a possible romance.
  • Innocently Insensitive: She calls Kingpin a pig... while Spider-Ham is right next to her.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: Possibly as her Peter doesn't appear to be a teenager like her but an adult like Peter B.
  • In the Hood: Her superhero costume has one in addition to the full-face mask.
  • Only Sane Man: All the other Spider People are all kooky and highly distracted, so she has to be the one to gently wrangle them together.
  • She-Fu:
    • Her acrobatics are more graceful than Peter or Miles, featuring elegant, dance-like movements. Justified, in that she directly asks Miles if he can "swing and flip with the grace of a trained dancer"?
    • Amusingly, Gwen's the only one of the Spider-Gang who actually has anything resembling a controlled entry into Miles' universe. Instead of bouncing around like a pinball and slamming into a building mounted billboard, Gwen catches and swings around a streetlight before allowing herself to be flung and skid to a stop on top of a building.
  • Ship Tease: She and Miles get plenty inspired in part by them having a relationship in the comics during and after the Spider-Verse crossover.
  • Straight to the Pointe: Her superhero costume includes ballerina slippers. Naturally, she's sometimes seen doing pointe, notably when landing on a tree branch in her first costumed appearance. And the closing credits feature a whole ballet of Spider-Gwens.
  • Used to Be More Social: She used to have friends and was the drummer in a band, but her guilt over the death of her world's Peter Parker led her to distance herself from other people.
  • Youthful Freckles: Has light freckles across her face.

    Spider-Man Noir 

Peter Parker/The Spider

Voiced by: Nicolas Cagenote 

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"Where I go, the wind follows... and the wind?
It smells like rain."

"In my universe, it's 1933, and I'm a private eye. I like to drink egg cremes and I like to fight Nazis. A lot."


An alternate Peter Parker who grew up in New York just before the outbreak of World War II. Rather than a bright-eyed student or fledgling photographer, he's a brooding private detective with a whole lotta moxie and no hang-ups about wielding a gun.


  • 24-Hour Armor: Befitting his hard-core, stoic, noir background, he's never seen without his mask outside of his origin story and even when the others are in a relaxed setting, he's always in full costume.
  • '90s Anti-Hero: He would have played it straight if it were not for the light-hearted mood of the film. He wears a dark costume, has an edgy and dramatic attitude, and admits to engaging in violent and morally ambiguous actions. His flashbacks also show him straight-up shooting people (though his targets are kept off screen).
  • Adaptational Job Change: He's a reporter in the comics, not a private eye.
  • Adaptation Deviation:
    • In the comics, he gained his powers from a mystical African idol. In the movie, he is bitten by a radioactive spider to conform to the "one last time" narrative convention used to introduce each member of the Spider-Gang.
    • The comic series was presented in full-color. Here, he's the living embodiment of the noir genre by being presented in monochrome only.
    • In the comics, Peter is a young, righteously angry, passionate, reporter-vigilante. In the movie, he's the archetypal hardened, stoic, cynical, private-eye who fights evil (especially Nazis).
  • Adaptation Personality Change: The Spider-Man of the Spider-Man: Noir comics is a righteously angry, young reporter-vigilante with socialist sympathies who was deeply affected by the brutal death of his uncle and the betrayal and death of his mentor. The movie version is a fairly different character patterned more after the archetypal Noir private-detective who really just shares a time period and most of a costume design with the comics version.
  • Alternate Self: Of Peter Parker. Though this doesn't have as much attention drawn to it as the other two Peters in the film.
  • Anachronism Stew: He says a lot of period-appropriate slang popularized by pulp fiction, but he also uses some slang that is well past his time, like "hardcore origin story". Likewise, while there were Nazi spies and sympathizers in the U.S. during the 1930's, they weren't very prominent or numerous until the war actually kicked off around 1939 — in fact, the Nazis had only just come to power in 1933.
  • Anti-Hero: Specifically mentions "the moral ambiguity of his violent actions" back in his home universe. We don't see a whole lot of it in this one, here it's mostly limited to being very tall, grim, and serious at all times.
  • Antiquated Linguistics: He uses quite a bit of turn-of-the-century slang in his speech.
    Spider-Man Noir: You gonna fight, or you just bumpin' gums, ya hard-boiled turtle-slapper?!
  • Badass Longcoat: Wears one and wears it well.
  • Big Brother Instinct: He carries Peni on his shoulders when her robot gets destroyed by Scorpion during the climax.
  • The Big Guy: Physically, Noir is the tallest and buffest Spider-Person featured. His fighting style mostly consists of boxing techniques and similar martial styles compared to most everyone else's more acrobatic style that is typical of your average Spider-Man, which gives his combat a lot of weight that the others don't really have.
  • Blood Knight: Absolutely loves fighting and battling thugs and gangsters, which is very much a Film Noir and pulp attitude to fighting crime. It's also a trait that comics Spider-Man showed, albeit more in his early issues than later.
    Spider-Man Noir: We don't pick the ballroom, we just dance.
  • Bruiser with a Soft Center: Despite his cold, fight-happy tendencies, at the end of their adventures he tells the Spider-Gang that he loves them as he is about to leave.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: The guy often drifts off on some... tangents. He's sometimes even weirder than Spider-Ham.
    Spider-Man Noir: Sometimes I let matches burn down to my fingertips just to feel something... anything.
  • Cold Ham: He's a very stoic guy, but still has quite a flair for the dramatic.
    Spider-Man Noir: Wherever I go, the wind follows... and the wind? It smells like rain.
  • The Comically Serious: Many of his scenes derive humor from his standard Hard Boiled Detective attitude contrasting with silliness. Like his fascination with a Rubik's Cube.
  • Darker and Edgier: Played for Laughs. Literally and figuratively darker than the other members of the Spider-Gang, to the extent his own voice actor called him the edgiest among them, but it's milked for comedy moreso than anything else.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He's monochromatic, large, and the most intimidating-looking of the Spiders, but he's still very much a heroic figure. He can also be quite a gentleman, and also, he likes to fight Nazis. A lot.
  • Deadpan Snarker: He is prone to dry, witty remarks, like when he quips "that's a pretty hardcore origin story" in response to Miles' frantic revelation that the Prowler is his uncle and has been trying to kill him.
  • Deliberately Monochrome: He's entirely black and white, and his shading appears to ignore coloring from light sources, with even the lighting staying black and white even when in a fairly illuminated room. Presumably, his entire world is monochrome and this adventure is his first time actually seeing color, hence his fascination with a Rubik's Cube.
  • Dramatic Wind: Parodied. His trenchcoat billows out dramatically even when he's inside with no actual breeze.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty: When Miles Morales says he will save the multiverse and send them back home, Spider-Man Noir immediately starts to assess him:
    Spider-Man Noir: Alright little fella, Kingpin's gonna send a lot of mugs after ya. I'm talkin' hard boys, real biscuit boxers. Can you fight them all at once?
  • Emotion Suppression: He willingly engages in this so as to keep himself from being "crippled by the moral ambiguity of [his] violent actions." Of course, this is played for laughs.
  • The Faceless: He never takes his mask off even in relaxed settings. His face is only visible during a brief shot simultaneously detailing his, Peni's, and Spider-Ham's respective backstories (specifically the moment where he's first bitten), and he looks like the other two Peter Parkers, just Deliberately Monochrome and with black hair.
  • Fedora of Asskicking: Always wears a fedora while kicking butt. He even uses it to blindside Tombstone and punch him in the face.
  • Gentle Giant: The largest of the group, dwarfing even Peter B. Parker. He is also surprisingly polite and courteous, as seen when he helps carry Peni after she loses her mech.
  • Giving Radio to the Romans: Introduces the Rubik's cube to his own black and white world.
  • Good Is Not Soft: Implied. When he and the other Spider-Heroes begin questioning Miles on what kind of Spider-Man he is, he asks "can you close off your feelings so you aren't crippled by the moral ambiguity of your violent actions".
  • Good Old Fisticuffs: He prefers to fight like a street brawler, often adopting a boxer stance and pummelling his enemies with his fists.
  • G-Rated Drug: Drinks egg creams (a chocolate club soda that happens to be popular in some places in New York) as opposed to alcohol per noir tradition.
  • Hard Boiled Detective: Outright states that he's a private eye and has the hard-edged personality to match. In fact, Nicolas himself describes Noir as "hard boiled", modeling his vocal performance on Humphrey Bogart (an actor who also inspired his performance in Paul Schrader's Dog Eat Dog).
    Spider-Man Noir: In my universe, it's 1933, and I'm a private eye. I like to drink egg-creams, and I like to fight Nazis. A lot.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: The tallest of the Spider-gang, he carries tiny Peni Parker on his shoulder after her robot is destroyed.
  • Innocently Insensitive: When Miles reveals that his uncle is The Prowler and has been trying to kill him, Noir outright approves noting that it's a pretty hard-core origin story. This earns him an arm-slap from Peni.
  • Mundane Object Amazement: Coming from a black-and-white world, he is fascinated by multicolored objects such as the Rubik's Cube.
  • Nice Hat: Pulls off a fedora quite nicely, which works because he's from an era where they're still in style.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: As well as being all in blacks and grays, Noir is drawn somewhat like an old comic book character, with the Ben-Day dot texture being far more visible on him than on the other characters.
  • Pre-Asskicking One-Liner: He's pretty creative with these eg. "We don't pick the ballroom. We just dance!"
  • Real Men Wear Pink: He likes to drink egg cream, with a straw!
  • Scary Shiny Glasses: His mask's lenses are one-way lenses, giving him this look.
  • Sense Freak: Downplayed, but there is apparently no color in his world, and not only is he fascinated by the hues of a Rubix's Cube, he's able to take it home and gain a lot of attention showing it off.
  • Spell My Name with a "The": He naturally doesn't go by "Spider-Man Noir" in his home universe, though he does still stand out in that he's referred to in his universe as "The Spider-Man."
  • Splash of Color: Inverted as he's the only black-and-white character. Played straight with the Rubik's cube he brings back to his own world.
  • Superhero Packing Heat: Flashbacks during his introduction show he's not averse to using firearms, though he never uses one during the film's events.
  • You Don't Look Like You: In the comics, he typically wears a traditional-looking cloth and leather spider-suit, fashioned from his Uncle Ben's old fighter pilot gear, and slings black organic webbing usually referred to as "silk". While he does occasionally wear a trenchcoat and fedora in the comics, it's never for long and he ditches them when the action starts. Also, the comic version isn't actually monochrome — his world has just as much color as other realities, it just looks darker because so much happens at night and leans heavily on the Film Noir art style.

    SP//dr 

Peni Parker/SP//dr

Voiced by: Kimiko Glennnote 

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"It's nice to know we're not alone."

"I have a psychic link with the spider who lives inside my father's robot. And we're best friends forever!"


A young female Peter Parker alternate from the year 3145. Once an ordinary Japanese-American schoolgirl, she formed a psychic link with a radioactive spider that bit her, teaming up with it to pilot her late father's mighty fighting robot, SP//dr.


  • Action Girl: She's extremely athletic and strong for her size, capable of holding her own even without her mech. This despite not getting the same type of superpowers as the others from her bite.
  • Adaptational Wimp: In the comics, SP//dr is large, heavily armoured and can take abuse from beings well above the Scorpion's weight-class. Here SP//dr has a smaller and less durable design, with some kind of glass or plastic screen canopy that the Scorpion is able to smash through with his stinger.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: As befitting the fact that she was inspired by Neon Genesis Evangelion, she was much more moody and temperamental in the comics, even when she was younger. This version is a Genki Girl.
  • Age Lift: Peni in the comics was a young teenager. Here, she's a preteen.
  • Alternate Self: One of the more extreme examples. She's the child of Ben Parker's brother, but that's where her similarities to Peter Parker end — she's an adopted Japanese-American schoolgirl in her early teens, and has a completely different set of powers.
  • Animesque: Despite being in a western animated film, her overall design and animation is meant to invoke Eastern animation tropes, such as limited mouth flaps that don't entirely match her dialogue, exaggerated facial expressions to indicate emotion, and a use of speed lines in her action sequences. The shot of her entering SP//dr is also right out of mecha anime and sentai.
  • Asian and Nerdy: A girl of Japanese heritage who is also a technology expert. She is also interested in J-Pop and comics.
  • The Baby of the Bunch: Of the Spider-Heroes, Peni is the youngest, appearing to being around elementary school age.
  • Badass Adorable: A friendly, animesque schoolgirl with a fondness for candy who's badass enough to pilot a spider robot against evil-doers, and strong enough to smack the Scorpion with one of her robot's severed limbs.
  • Best Friends: Peni describes herself and SP//dr as such. Unsurprisingly, his "death" in the climax hits her badly.
  • Brainy Brunette: Peni has black hair and is a tech genius.
  • Casting Gag: Kimiko Glenn voicing Peni Parker is another instance of her voicing an energetic school girl.
  • Character Exaggeration: In the comics she came from, Peni's universe is clearly inspired by mecha anime with a lot of anime cliches in her story (and outright Shout Outs to Neon Genesis Evangelion), but she's still a comic book character like the others (she looks like this). In this movie she's effectively a living anime character, much the same way Spider-Ham is a living cartoon character.
  • Composite Character: Peni Parker mixes both her namesake (an anime-inspired mech pilot) and Penelope Parker (a cartoon/comic strip-inspired happy-go-lucky preteen).
  • Cool Shades: SP//dr's "face" is a digital display screen that has "Deal with it" shades when Peni introduces the mech.
  • Cute Machines: SP//dr's rounded, bouncy-looking appearance, tendency to display wide circular eyes on his display case and loving bond with his pilot make him almost as adorable as Peni herself.
  • Dying Declaration of Love: After taking heavy damage in the final battle, the SP//dr robot flashes heart symbols and the kanji for "love" to Peni before it shuts down completely. However, after she manages to rebuild SP//dr during the credits the first thing to show up on its screen are said heart symbols indicating that since its "core" survived it was Not Quite Dead.
  • Fights Like a Normal: Peni has a Spider-Sense like the others and a Psychic Link to a spider, but fights with her mecha. Though said powers are a big part of how she controls the mech.
  • Floating Limbs: SP//dr's limbs aren't physically attached to the chassis but connected by an energy harness.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: After the "goober" designed to shut down the Super-Collider is broken, she uses her technical know-how to build a new one. Also, in the "Where Are They Now?" Epilogue, she's shown building a new SP//dr chassis.
  • Genki Girl: She is always energetic and happy-go-lucky. She also loves to strike Magical Girl or Idol Singer poses.
  • Genius Sweet Tooth: She's a Gadgeteer Genius who also seems to have a pretty big Sweet Tooth, which is best shown when she chows down on candy and bubble gum while she fixes the "goober" that's needed to shut down the Super-Collider.
  • A Girl And Her X: A girl and her spider, and by extension, her giant robot. Peni's Spider Sense gives her a friendship bond with the spider that gave her the fateful bite and this evolved into the behavior of the aforementioned giant robot; Peni is outright devastated when the robot is destroyed.
  • Good Is Not Nice: Implied. When she and the other Spider-Heroes begin questioning Miles on what kind of Spider-Man he is, she briefly asks him if he can be ruthless.
  • Gratuitous Japanese: Since she's part Japanese, she sometimes speaks Japanese phrases, and Japanese text will sometimes be displayed on SP//dr’s monitor.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: A 13 foot anthropomorphic Spider-mecha and a schoolgirl who barely comes up to his knee. Outside the robot, she and the spider she has a telepathic bond with are an example of Tiny Guy, Huge Girl.
    • Also with Spider-Man Noir, who carries her protectively on his shoulder after SP//dr is destroyed.
  • Kid-Appeal Character: She is young, cute, and optimistic. Her design and characterization also embrace anime tropes that are more familiar to younger audiences, reflecting the growing popularity of anime in the west and the trend of Animesque western cartoons.
  • Legacy Character: Her father was the original SP//dr pilot. She took up the mantle after his death.
  • Lighter and Softer: The original Earth-14512 Peni from the Spider-Verse and Spider-Geddon comics is a reserved yet temperamental teenager, overwhelmed by the responsibility of needing to take up her father's legacy as SP//dr's pilot when she was a child. The SP//dr mech itself is rather humanoid in the comics with a very menacing appearance, including a lot of exposed wires and plating. Their universe was also based off the Cyberpunk trappings of shows like Neon Genesis Evangelion and Ghost in the Shell. This version of the duo makes departures from the comics in terms of personality and appearances to be more friendly to an all-ages audience. Peni is shown to be a young, bubbly Genki Girl striking typical Kawaiiko poses, complete with super stylized and upbeat Kawaisa trappings. SP//dr is much more cartoonish-looking, is more colour-consistent with mainstream Peter, and has spider-like appendages.
  • Little Miss Badass: A schoolgirl who fights crime by piloting a Mini-Mecha, and can still be dangerous even when outside of it.
  • Little Miss Snarker: Despite being the youngest and most upbeat of the Spiders, Peni is still quite smug, and even a little vain, towards the other members of the team.
  • Mecha: SP//dr covers a couple of these tropes. Size-wise he's a Mini-Mecha, very tall but not skyscraper-tall. He has two forms — a humanoid one and a more spider-like one, which makes him also an Animal Mecha and a Transforming Mecha. Design-wise there's far more of Spider-Man's traditional look in him, making him look like he walked out of a Super Robot Genre piece.
  • Mixed Ancestry: Peni is half-Caucasian and half-Japanese.
  • Modesty Shorts: She wears them under her uniform, as shown when she and SP//dr do a high kick together.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Peni is based on the Animesque style, with the expressions to match, having larger eyes, more vibrant coloring, and not as much shading.
  • Not Quite Dead: The Spider within SP//dr ended up surviving the mech's destruction and Peni can be seen building it a new chassis during the epilogue.
  • Odd Name Out: While other Spider-People are refered as "Spider-Noun", Peni is only known as "SP//dr".
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: When Scorpion critically damages her mech, she delivers a finishing blow to him by swinging one of the mech's severed limbs herself.
  • Psychic Link: With her radioactive spider, which helps her pilot the SP//dr mech.
  • School Uniforms Are the New Black: Unlike the other members of the Spider-Gang who wear their own variations of the Spider-Man costume, Peni just wears her school uniform.
  • Shorter Means Smarter: The shortest human in the group, also the team's tech genius.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: An odd example: usually, the spider dies not long after it bites the person and gives them their powers. Here, the spider is still alive and in fact is Peni's co-pilot in SP//dr.
  • Sweet Tooth: Peni is constantly seen chowing down on candy while piloting SP//dr.
  • Synchronization: When Scorpion damages SP//dr's limb, Peni can be seen holding her own arm in pain.
  • Token Mini-Moe: Even younger than Miles out of all the members of the Spider-Gang.
  • Tragic Keepsake: The SP//dr robot was made by her deceased father. It ends up damaged beyond repair by Scorpion in the final battle, forcing her to leave it behind. During the epilogue, she's shown building a new one.
  • The Worf Effect: In the Spider-Verse comics, Peni is safely inside an armoured mech and is therefore the designated punching bag such that even mooks get to trash her. While she continues this trend in the movie as the only member of the Spider-Gang to be in a losing fight, it is downplayed in that it shows she was compromised during the final battle. First, she shielded Spider Noir who had started glitching and took considerable damage from the gunfire, then she is shown glitching herself right before engaging Scorpion who presses that advantage into a Curb-Stomp Battle. Ultimately, she is given a Curb Stomp Cushion in that she ends up being the one to finish Scorpion using SP//dr's leg as a bat.
  • Your Size May Vary: Downplayed. Although it seems unlikely that SP//dr could realistically hide beneath a serving table at Fisk's gala, the animators at least put forth an effort to show the mecha in a collapsed form with the dome holding Peni taking up the majority of the space.
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    Spider-Ham 

Peter Porker/Spider-Ham

Voiced by: John Mulaneynote 

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"You got a problem with cartoons?"

"I'm a photographer for the Daily Beagle! When I'm not pooching around, I'm working like a dog, trying to sniff out the latest story!"


An alternate Peter Parker originating from a Looney Tunes-esque World of Funny Animals. He was an average spider living a carefree life until he was bitten by a radioactive pig in a freak atomic hair-dryer incident. Now he spends his days as a photojournalist and his nights as a crimefighter.


Other Spider-Men

    Spider-Man I 

Peter Parker/Spider-Man I

Voiced by: Chris Pinenote 

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"Promise me you'll do this."

"The only thing standing between this city and oblivion... is me. There's only one Spider-Man. And you're looking at him."


The Spider-Man of Miles' universe, a beloved icon of New York City and wildly successful superhero. Unfortunately, his luck ran out when he was fatally injured trying to destroy the Super-Collider, forcing him to entrust the city's safety to Miles Morales.


  • 100% Adoration Rating: As opposed to Spider-Man's typical relationship with the public, this version of Spider-Man is a beloved icon, with the police's distaste for him seemingly toned down and even the Daily Bugle writing about how he's kept the city safe for years. Even in death he continues to inspire the citizens of New York.
  • The Ace: Is meant to be as competent as possible according to Word of God and is described by his alternate self as "perfect."
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: Peter Parker is usually depicted with brown hair. This version is blond-haired and blue-eyed supporting his role as The Paragon and The Ace.
  • Alternate Self: From the perspective of the alternate universe Peter Parker he's this. Peter is rather surprised to find out that not only is he dead in this universe, but also blond.
  • Alternate Universe Reed Richards Is Awesome: While technically the Spider-Man of the "main" universe, he serves as this to Peter B. Parker because he is able to maintain a healthy marriage and is implied to have made lots of money from licensing Spider-Man merchandise, becoming an outright celebrity in his universe. He is even able to maintain a Batcave-esque lair beneath Aunt May's house, where he has suits, vehicles, and gadgets for any kind of occasion.
  • Birds of a Feather: When he and Miles first meet and their Spider-Sense goes off at the same time, he immediately realizes that Miles is someone just like him, and is thrilled at the possibility of not being the only one.
  • Boring, but Practical: Much of the Spider-Man merchandise in his universe is very basic, using his likeness for things like foodstuffs, comics, and costumes, most of which are generally safe investments that allowed him to amass a good amount of money.
  • The Cape: Portrayed as the "ideal" version of Spider-Man, right down to having his own secret hideout similar to the Fortress of Solitude and the Batcave.
  • Celebrity Superhero: Peter has licensed his identity as Spider-Man much the same way the intellectual property has been used in real life, including comics, costumes, a Christmas album, and a "so-so popsicle".
  • Composite Character: He's intended to be "as competent as possible" and is an amalgam of all the screen Peters (Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Tom Holland) as well as the Ultimate Peter Parker who was killed before Miles took over as Spider-Man, and the older modern day Peter who was married to Mary-Jane Watson. He is also blond like Ben Reily, only presumably a natural one.
    • Unlike other versions of the character, this Spider-Man also has a secret lair full of vehicles, variant costumes, and gadgets under Aunt May’s shed, not dissimilar to Batman as well.
      • His entire character seems to be a shout out to the Ben Reilly featured in SpiderVerse, whose premise was that he succeeded at literally every challenge he'd ever faced, was beloved by everyone even JJJ, and never failed. Like Ben, this Peter ends up dying to give the other spiders the means of putting a stop to the villains. For bonus points, both of them speak about how they always get back up and find a way, even right before their deaths.
    • With the suits in his hideout that come from the stories of many other Spider-Men, including the Advanced Suit, it's implied that he either went through or was preparing for similar events.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: He gets smashed by Kingpin while already being mortally wounded.
  • Decoy Protagonist: He starts off narrating the movie, and a portion of the first thirty minutes of the film involves him, but he ends up killed in action, setting up Miles' heroics later, and the alternate Peter's entrance in the plot.
  • Defiant to the End: Shows no fear in the face of Kingpin even when he expects not to survive the encounter, and even tries to reason with him that his experiment won't bring his family back.
  • Elaborate Underground Base: Has a Bat-Cave style base full of equipment, costumes and vehicles hidden underneath Aunt Mary's garden shed.
  • Experienced Protagonist: He's been Spider-Man for ten years by the time the film takes place.
  • Face Death with Dignity: He never loses his cool, even in his final moments where he knows his death is imminent.
  • Famous Last Words: "I know what you're trying to do. And it won't work. They're gone."
  • Family-Unfriendly Death: Getting smashed to death surely is wickedly brutal for a PG-Rated film.
  • Fiction 500: It's heavily implied that he got rich off of licensing deals for Spider-Man merchandise, using his resulting fortune to fund his crime-fighting career.
  • Greater-Scope Paragon: He dies near the beginning of the film, and Miles' promise to him that he'd destroy the Super-Collider is one of his initial driving forces.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Compared to the more traditional brunette of his alternate selves, he is blond-haired and blue-eyed, and much nicer and more idealistic by comparison.
  • Happily Married: Married to his universe's Mary Jane Watson at the time of death, with the two of them being obviously very close to one another and MJ still devoted to his memory.
  • Hero of Another Story: He has had his own adventures as Spider-Man in the same dimension as Miles Morales.
  • Homage: While clearly the best possible Spider-Man, he also invokes a nod to Batman, complete with a secret cave that stores high-tech gadgets and souvenirs, a huge assortment of Spider suits tailored to specific situations, an older parental figure who knows of their secret identity and actively helps out with the gadgets, and an instant willingness to take on a protege. He even has a song that is suspiciously similar to the Joker's.
  • Hope Bringer: His widow notes that Spider-Man had the quality of making everyone believe that they had powers or could be special.
  • Leitmotif: His action theme begins with a dynamic percussion and soaring strings accompanied by rising brass instruments. It's played when he leaves Miles on the scaffold to do the amazing swing up to the roof of the Super-Collider note . Interestingly, this theme also plays when Miles first attempts to mimic Blond Peter's heroic action by jumping from a tall building which is quickly abandoned for a shorter building note . However, this version does not carry over to Miles.
  • The Mentor: Offers to teach Miles what he knows about being Spider-Man when he has the chance. Subverted in that he dies a few minutes later trying to shut down the Super-Collider.
  • Nice Guy: He doesn’t have a lot of screen time, but it's enough to establish that he’s every bit as heroic and idealistic as his comics counterpart.
  • Old Shame: In-Universe. His Spider-Man 3 style dancing moment seems to be seen as this by him. He also doesn't seem to be overly fond of the Christmas album he performed either.
  • The Paragon: Lord and Miller noted that this Peter was intended to be "as competent as possible" and fulfill the superheroic ideal to deliberately build up his tragic death and contrast him with the Older Peter who comes later.
  • Sympathy for the Devil: When meeting Fisk, he expresses sympathy for his reasons for seeking out his family, insisting that they are gone and will not come back. Given what we know of Peter, it's likely that he feels guilty about the deaths of Vanessa and Richard even if it was an accident and not really his fault.
  • The Unmasking: After his demise, his secret identity is revealed to the public.
  • You Fight Like a Cow: While every member of the Spider-Gang gets funny moments, for the most part they remain focused on their mission instead of trading witty banter with baddies. The original Spidey of Miles' universe, on the other hand, spends all of his fights with Green Goblin and Prowler dishing out his trademark quips.

    Spider-Man 2099 

Miguel O'Hara/Spider-Man 2099

Miguel voiced by: Oscar Isaacnote 

Lyla voiced by: Greta Leenote 

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"I was gone for less than two hours, what happened?"

"Let's start at the beginning. One last time. Earth-67."


The Spider-Man of Earth-928, where the future is dark and lit by neon.


  • Adaptational Personality Change: Let's just say that in the comics Miguel would not call inventions "goobers" or waste time arguing about the semantics of pointing at someone like Miguel in the movie does here. Lyla is also more sassy and snarky than her comic version.
  • Adaptational Modesty: Not Miguel, but his A.I. Lyla, who originally dressed like Marilyn Monroe, Sexy Backless Outfit included. Here Lyla wears concealing sweater and pants.
  • Art Shift: Miguel is the only Spider-Person to not retain his art style after travelling to another dimension. He is subjected to Limited Animation and low-fi voice acting like all denizens of Earth-67. Presumably doing a controlled dimension jump with his gizmo has something to do with it.
  • Benevolent A.I.: Has one in the form of Lyla, who acts as his assistant.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He wears a dark blue suit note  with a red skull-like spider symbol and a menacing mask to match, but he is still a heroic Spider.
  • Dimensional Traveler: Miguel and Lyla create a "gizmo" that lets Miguel travel to alternate Earths at will.
  • Hero of Another Story: He's been too busy with something else to do anything about what's been happening in Miles's universe, which he's had Lyla monitor for about two hours.
  • Not So Above It All: He is quickly distracted by the finger-pointing squabble, and he even throws a childish temper tantrum when the argument isn't going in his favor.
  • Not So Stoic: Gets quickly flustered by Earth-67 Spider-Man's insistence that Miguel pointed at him first.
  • Seinfeldian Conversation: Stuck on the defensive side of one with Earth-67 Spider-Man.
  • Servile Snarker: Lyla apparently has a tendency to call out Miguel for his shortcomings. It really bums him out.
  • Strange Minds Think Alike: Much like the alternate Peter Parkers, Miguel refers to his invention as a "goober."

    60's Spider-Man 

Peter Parker/Spider-Man 1967

Voiced by: Jorma Tacconenote 

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"How dare you point at me!"


The Spider-Man of Earth-67, where it's still The ’60s and everything's really stiff.


  • Berserk Button: Do not point at him. He will point back at you with all his might.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Chastises Miguel for pointing at him when he was the one who pointed first.
  • Mythology Gag: The scene where he's pointing at Miguel is taken right out of his own show, from the episode "Double Identity".
  • Seinfeldian Conversation: Stuck on the offensive side of one with Miguel O'Hara/Spider-Man 2099.
  • Serious Business: Spider-Man's view on the art of pointing fingers.
    1967 Spider-Man: You haven't seen pointing until I'm through with you.
  • Skewed Priorities: He's less concerned about an alternate version of Spider-Man from another dimension appearing in front of him than he is about being pointed at.
  • Stylistic Suck: The animation style of his appearance is based on the Limited Animation that his show had, and all of his dialogue is low-fi and unenthusiastic.
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Supporting Characters

    Jefferson Davis 

Jefferson Davis

Voiced by: Brian Tyree Henrynote 

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"With great ability comes great accountability."

"Spider-Man swings in once a day, zip, zap, zop in his little mask and answers to no one."


Miles' father. He's a police officer, and disapproves of Spider-Man.


  • Adaptational Curves: He is beefier than comic!Jefferson.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy:
    • In the comics, Jefferson is a SHIELD agent who is distant and aloof from his son out of necessity. Here he's a cop and clearly affectionate to Miles.
    • His dislike of Spider-Man is more down to his being a vigilante rather than his disdain of superpowers in general like in comics; just like the rest of New York he's appalled to learn of Peter's death.
  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: He embarrasses Miles twice while dropping him off at school.
  • Archnemesis Dad: Subverted. When Jefferson sees a costumed Miles standing over the corpse of his brother, he mistakes Miles as Aaron's murderer, and calls in an APB for the new Spider-Man. It starts to look like Miles story will involve Jefferson hunting him down, but its subverted near the end when Jefferson sees Spider-Man heroically battling Kingpin all by himself. This is apparently enough to convince him that Spider-Man was not the true murderer.
  • Big Brother Instinct: It's not made clear if he's the older between him and Aaron, but when he thinks that the second Spider-Man has killed him, he immediately calls an APB on him before sobbing over his brother's corpse.
  • By-the-Book Cop: Doesn't approve of Spider-Man's extra-legal antics. He doesn't even run red lights, much to Miles' chagrin.
  • Composite Character: Has the distrust of Spider-Man of the original Ultimate comics, has the police profession of his deceased counterpart from Ultimate Spider-Man, and is a police officer who is chasing a masked Spider-based superhero that he doesn't know is his own child like George Stacy from Spider-Gwen. He also looks similar to Frank Quaid, a police officer from the Ultimate comics who also had an initial distrust of Spider-Man.
  • The Commissioner Gordon: Implied that he'll take on this role further down Miles's Spider-Man career when the latter tells him he looks forward to working with him in the future.
  • Cool Shades: Wears these while he's on the job.
  • Education Papa: Jefferson is the more compassionate variant of one. He makes Miles attend Visions Academy because he wants Miles to get a good education and believes he'll be brilliant there. Jefferson always checks if Miles did his homework and encourages him to do better.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Even though he disapproves of Spider-Man's vigilantism, Jefferson is notably shocked upon hearing of his death. He also comes to tolerate the new Spider-Man, unaware that it's Miles.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The responsible one, to Aaron's foolish one. According to Aaron, the two of them used to tag buildings in their youth, but then they became estranged after Jeff became a cop. And Jeff states that Aaron is into some shady activities.
  • The Gadfly: He seems to love embarrassing his son in front of his school.
  • Good Parents: Even though he teases his son, he deeply loves him and wants Miles to have a good life.
  • Heroic Build: He's a hardworking, By-the-Book Cop who happens to be built like a brickhouse to contrast his comparatively lanky-looking brother.
  • It's Personal: Feels this after mistakenly believing that Spider-Man killed his brother. To the point of calling out an APB for anyone dressed like Spider-Man.
  • Manly Tears: He's very clearly trying very hard not to break down crying after he finds Aaron dead in an alleyway.
  • My Greatest Failure: During his speech to Miles before the climax, his biggest regret in life was never reconciling with Aaron before he died.
  • Never Got to Say Goodbye: He's estranged from his brother Aaron Davis as a result of their opposing lifestyles. Aaron's death because of Kingpin means that the two brothers never had a chance to patch up their differences, something that clearly hurts Jefferson very deeply when he attempts to break the news outside Miles' dorm (not knowing that Miles was there when Aaron died).
  • Parents as People: Jeff is a good parent overall and dearly loves his son, but he recognizes that there are times when he pushes Miles too hard because he wants Miles to live up to his potential.
  • Please Don't Leave Me: As Miles is busy with figuring out how to Spider-Man, his aloofness and failure to update his parents on his whereabouts leads to Jefferson worrying that his son might be drifting away from him thanks to his disapproval of his activities, interests and fondness of Aaron. After Aaron dies and he Never Got to Say Goodbye, Jefferson heads to Miles's dorm room and tearfully pleads with his son to not be estranged from him like Aaron was.
  • Unfortunate Names: A black man who shares a name with the Confederate president. It’s worth noting that this made a bit more sense in the comics; when Jeff was first introduced, he was openly and unapologetically bigoted towards super-powered people. Through his Character Development, he becomes a better man, and that is the version of Jeff we see in the movie.

    Rio Morales 

Rio Morales

Voiced by: Luna Lauren Veleznote 

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"Our family doesn't run from things, Miles."


Miles' mother. She seems to dote on her son and works at a hospital.


  • Doting Parent: She showers her son with kisses when he's about to head off to boarding school.
  • Good Parents: Loves her son and worries about him. She quickly shoos her husband out of the room when Miles comes home distraught and sees that Jefferson isn't helping the situation.
    Rio: Miles, we gotta go.
    Miles: In a minute.
    Rio: Gotta go!
    Miles: In a minute!
    Miles: [being smushed by his mother's kisses] Mom, I gotta go!
    Rio: [giddily stopping her kisses] Mmmmwah! In a minute!
  • Gratuitous Spanish: She mixes Spanish phrases and sentences into her speech often. In the Latin American Spanish dub, however, she speaks with a heavy Puerto Rican accent.
  • Ironic Echo: When Miles is procrastinating on going to school, he says "In a minute!" When Miles gets embarrassed by Rio kissing him as he's heading out the door, she trolls him by saying "In a minute!"
  • The Maiden Name Debate: Like the comics, Rio keeps her surname while married to Jefferson.

    Aaron Davis 

Aaron Davis

Voiced by: Mahershala Alinote 

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"You know 'bout the shoulder touch?"

"Yo, I can't have no nephew of mine on the streets with no game!"


Mile's uncle on his dad's side. A cheerful, easygoing sort who fondly encourages his nephew's artistic endeavours.


  • Affably Evil: In spite of vague allusions by Jefferson to him being a criminal, he's one of the coolest and most chill guys you'd ever meet.
  • The Casanova: Implied when he teaches Miles how to win over Gwanda with a simple hand on the shoulder and claiming that it's a "proved science."
  • Cool Uncle: To Miles, who loves to hang with him whenever he can. When Miles visits him after a stressful day at his new school, Aaron gives him some genuine girl-advice, the two sharing a good laugh and a playful rib. Aaron can easily tell something is troubling Miles, and brings him to an abandoned subway station to spray paint one of the walls, knowing that it'll make Miles feel better. Aaron also encourages Miles to not drift apart from Jefferson.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The foolish one, to Jefferson's responsible one. According to Aaron, the two of them used to tag buildings in their youth, but then they became estranged after Jeff became a cop. And Jeff states that Aaron is into some shady activities.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Mahershala Ali was one of the first voice actors cast for the film and his physical appearance so intrigued the character designers that much of his facial structure and physique ended up in the final character design.
  • Parental Substitute: Miles seems to enjoy spending more time with Aaron than he does with his actual father. Aaron himself laments that he simply wanted Miles to be proud of him.
  • Secret Identity: It's implied throughout the film that Aaron is some kind of criminal and is later revealed to be the Prowler, Kingpin's chief enforcer.
  • Shipper on Deck: He encourages Miles to pursue Gwen (or Gwanda) when Miles tells him about her.
  • "Well Done, Dad!" Guy: At the end, Aaron laments on how he wanted Miles to be proud of him.

    May Parker 

May Parker

Voiced by: Lily Tomlinnote 

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"Took you long enough!"

The aunt of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Miles' home dimension.


  • Adaptational Badass: This version of May firmly requests that Kingpin's men take the fight outside when they arrive there for Miles. When the fight breaks out between them and the Spiders, she ends up defending her home with a baseball bat.
    Aunt May: I said: Take it outside!!
  • Adaptational Intelligence: Much more tech savvy than most other versions of Aunt May. She's smart enough to not only keep her nephew's lair operational and hidden after his death, but also builds Miles a pair of web shooters when he finally gains control over his abilities and decides to step-up as the new Spider-Man.
  • Alternate Self: Manages to be this from the perspective of the alternate Peter Parker. To him, she's a still-living version of his deceased aunt. To her, he's an older, less-fit version of her deceased nephew.
  • Badass Normal: When the super-villains arrive at Aunt May's house, she asks if they would mind taking it outside which is promptly ignored. After the collateral damage begins to rack up, Aunt May grabs a baseball bat and knocks Tombstone out the door onto the front yard.
  • Batter Up!: Uses a baseball bat on Tombstone to reinforce her demand that they take the fight outside.
  • Composite Character: While still Aunt May in general, this version combines the character with some aspects of Madame Web, her house being the site where the Spider-Men gather and helps Miles to gear up for the final battle. She also has the non-frail portrayal of Ultimate Aunt May who knows about Peter's secret identity.
  • Cool Old Lady: May is a kind, compassionate woman who can lay on the snark as well as her nephew, and knew all along about Peter's double-life. She also always believed Miles would succeed at mastering his powers and join the rest of the Spider-Men, even building him webshooters for the climax. When her house is under attack by super villains, she takes up a baseball bat and beats Tombstone with it.
  • Dead Alternate Counterpart: Peter B's Aunt May died at some point in his universe.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Peter evidently got it from her in this universe.
  • Disappointed in You: She expresses this mildly on seeing Peter B. noting how poorly he's aged, and how little care he has taken of himself, and the fact that he's wearing sweatpants. Then again, it's hard to imagine Aunt May in any version condone Peter B's behavior after his Aunt's death.
  • Nice Girl: She's always polite.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: She raised Peter like a son, only for him to be killed courtesy of the Kingpin.
  • Parental Substitute: She was essentially Peter's mother in all sense but blood.
  • Secret Keeper: Her portrayal in the film is much like Alfred is to Batman.
    • Knew her nephew was Spider-Man, and also knew about the secret underground lair where he kept his costumes and equipment in her backyard. As a result of the latter, she also knew that Fisk was a villain and appears to have prior knowledge of Oliva Octavius.
    • By movie's end she's also given Miles her blessing to take up Peter's mantle and supplies him with his first web shooters that she built herself.
  • Seen It All: Though initially a little taken aback when Miles, Gwen and especially the alternate Peter show up at her door, she overcomes that pretty quickly, mostly because they aren't the first or even the strangest alternate universe Spiders to have sought her out.
  • Taking the Fight Outside: She asks everyone to take the fight out of her house after Fisk's thugs arrive in pursuit of Miles. Once the fight starts and the collateral damage accumulates, she uses a baseball bat to force Tombstone out.
  • Team Mom: She acts as the caretaker for the Spiders when they seek shelter at her home.
  • Technologically Blind Elders: Zigzagged; on one hand, she implies that she needed Peter's help to set up an online dating profile so she could get out of the house once in awhile. On the other hand, she also made the web-shooters that she gives to Miles after he finally decides to embrace his role as the next Spider-Man.

    Mary Jane Watson/Parker 

Mary Jane Watson/Parker

Voiced by: Zoë Kravitznote 

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"We all have powers of our own, in one way or another. We are all Spider-Man. And we're all counting on you."


The wife of Peter Parker in Miles' home dimension.


  • Adaptational Dye Job: Mary Jane is known in comics for being a Green-Eyed Redhead, but here she has blue eyes (which is actually close to how she looked in her first appearance by John Romita Sr.).
  • Adult Fear: For this version of Mary Jane, the biggest fear her 616 comic counterpart had when she was married to Peter came true for her. Her husband left to go save people as Spider-Man... and didn't come back.
  • Age Lift: Much like Peter Parker of the Ultimate Spider-Man comics, Ultimate MJ was a teenager when the events that caused Miles to replace Ultimate Peter happen. Here, she's an adult.
  • Alternate Self: She's this when viewed from the perspective of the alternate universe Peter. She's the same person as his wife, and aside from the age difference, looks almost identical to her as well. Coming face to face with her causes Peter to freeze up and then apologise to her over the mistakes he made with his Mary Jane. Because he was wearing his mask, and she thought he was just a waiter in a Spider-Man costume, his apology manages to get interpreted as him apologising for the restaurant service, but while Mary Jane doesn't think much of it, Peter is somewhat shaken by the meeting.
  • Big Damn Kiss: She kisses Spider-Man while hanging upside down from a ladder, an inversion of their most famous moment in Spider-Man.
  • Composite Character: In her 20s and married to Peter Parker like the 616 Mary Jane Watson was in the comics and also gets the tragedy of him dying leaving her to mourn his death like the Ultimate Mary Jane.
  • Happily Married: Her and the Peter Parker of her universe, at least before his death.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: The love of Peter's life, and with a very vibrant shade of wavy red hair.
  • The Mourning After: She gives a eulogy speech at Peter's funeral, with her husband's death hitting her extremely hard.
  • Precious Photo: Peter kept a photo of her at his workstation in his lair under May's house. The alternate Peter sees it and takes a lasting longing gaze at it, clearly reminded of his Mary Jane, who he is still in love with.
  • Secret Keeper: She, of course, knew about her husband's double life as Spider-Man.

    Ganke Lee 

Ganke Lee

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Miles' friend and roommate, who's also a fan of Spider-Man.


  • Adaptational Curves: Inverted. He's noticeably less fat than his comic counterpart.
  • Advertised Extra: Is prominently featured in some of the trailers, but he only appears in a few scenes and doesn't even have a single line in the film.
  • Asian and Nerdy: He is a student in a prestigious school and quite a Workaholic. He is also an avid Spider-Man fan and read comic books about him.
  • Demoted to Extra: Ganke's a big part of Miles's mythology, but he's relegated to a non-speaking role in Into the Spider-Verse. This is due to a combination of pacing issues and the writers being afraid that Ganke would be mistaken by less informed fans for a knock-off of Ned Leeds, who he was composited with in the MCU.
  • Emotional Fainting: When he looks up from his Spider-Man comic to see Miles with all of the other Spider-Men crawling in a pile of their dorm ceiling, he promptly faints.
  • Handshake Substitute: Ganke and Miles fist bump after Miles reveals to him that he's Spider-Man, and as the sound effect above the bump says "Best Buds" it implies that Miles and Ganke's friendship will blossom like it does in the comics.
  • Irony: He's seen reading a Spider-Man comic of the possibilities of different dimensions of other Spider-Men existing.
  • Secret Keeper: Ganke sees the unmasked Spider-Gang, including his roommate Miles, clinging to a wall in his room. He immediately passes out and they tuck him into bed. In the epilogue narrated by Miles, he shows that he unmasked himself to Ganke, revealing his secret identity rather than trying to pass it off as a dream.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: Wears glasses and attends a prestigious school.
  • The Voiceless: Ganke can talk, but he has no lines during the movie.

    Mary Jane Watson/Parker (Alternate Universe) 

Mary Jane Watson/Parker

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"She wanted kids and... it scared me. I think I broke her heart."
Peter B. Parker


The ex-wife of Peter B. Parker.


  • Age Lift: Much like her universe's Peter, she would be at least in her late 30s by now (if the same age as her Peter, at least 38), making her the oldest depiction of Mary Jane outside of the Spider-Girl comics.
  • Alternate Self: To the Mary Jane Watson of Miles' universe. Despite being older, the two women look almost identical and have lived similar life experiences to a point.
  • Ambiguously Jewish: Either Peter was Jewish, he married her according to her customs, or they included a Jewish tradition for another reason.
  • Happily Married: Subverted. She and Peter B start off as a strong, married couple but over time their relationship became testy which was not helped by bad financial investments, Aunt May dying, and a mid-life crisis over his reluctance to have kids. This led to them divorcing. By the end of the film, he's determined to give their relationship another chance and not make the same mistakes he did earlier.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: The love of Peter's life, and with a very vibrant shade of wavy red hair.
  • Kick the Morality Pet: Peter admits that he broke her heart when she wanted to have kids and he pulled back in fear which led to their divorce. He later realizes he made a terrible mistake and didn't even try to be there when she needed him.
  • Love Cannot Overcome: She loved Peter but he wasn't always there for her, and his fear of having children led to a depressive spiral that ended their marriage. However, the epilogue between the two implies that she still cares for him, and upon opening the door and seeing Peter with flowers her face shows a hopeful smile.
  • One True Love: Although divorced, Peter still loves her and the feeling that he permanently messed it up factors into his decision to be the one to destroy the Super-Collider and remain stranded in Miles' universe. Miles stepping up as the new Spider-Man gives him the opportunity to go back and have another chance at a life with her.
  • The Voiceless: Appears in Peter B.'s introductory montage and again when he returns to his universe but never says a word.

    Fisk Family (*Spoilers*

Vanessa and Richard Fisk

Vanessa voiced by: Lake Bellnote 

Richard voiced by: Unknownnote 

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"Wilson? What are you doing?"


The deceased wife and son of Wilson Fisk/The Kingpin.


  • Adaptational Heroism: While Vanessa in the comics disapproved of Wilson being a crime boss, she still stayed with him for some time. Richard Fisk grew up to be a crime lord himself. Here Vanessa leaves Fisk immediately after finding out he's a criminal and Richard is killed as a child.
  • Age Lift: Richard was an adult in the main 616 continuity, as well as most other versions. This incarnation is a child, much like his appearance in The Punisher MAX.
  • Death by Adaptation: Compared to both of their 616 selves as they died earlier and given the story in set in a universe where Miles replaces a dead Peter, Vanessa's Ultimate self was merely in a coma.
  • Death of a Child: Richard died in the same incident which killed his mother and was only a child when it happened.
  • Driver Faces Passenger: Vanessa is too focused on comforting Richard while fleeing from Fisk that she didn't even realize she drove into an oncoming car, which cost them both their lives.
  • Hero-Worshipper: According to Wilson's monologue at the gala "honoring" Peter Parker, Richard Fisk loved Spider-Man. Given that the discovery of his father being a crime boss who fought Spider-Man leaves him stunned and upset, there's good chance that Fisk is being honest about that.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: It seems like in this depiction, neither Vanessa nor Richard were aware of Fisk's identity as a ruthless crime lord and enemy of Spider-Man. They discover this when they walk in on Fisk during an attempt to kill Spider-Man years ago, and are so shocked at what they discover that Vanessa takes Richard and immediately flees... only to drive into a collision which costs them both their lives.
  • Morality Pet: They were enough of one each that when they discover Fisk's true nature Fisk is horrified at what they saw him doing and immediately takes to pleading with them not to leave. When the Super-Collider starts folding universes on top of one another and Fisk starts seeing images of the two from alternate realities he begs for them to recognise him and not be afraid.
  • Posthumous Character: Both are long dead by the time the events of the film take place. However, in Spider-Man's lair we briefly see an image of what appears to be The Rose, Richard Fisk's villainous alter-ego from the comics, which could be an intentional hint that Richard survived the crash.
  • Replacement Goldfish: Invoked. Fisk is attempting to search The Multiverse for alternate still-living versions of them so that he can have his family back.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: They are the entire reason the plot of the film kicks off. If they hadn't died, Fisk would never have commissioned the building of the Super-Collider, which would mean that the Peter Parker of his universe never would have tried to stop him due to the potential damage it could do to the world, Fisk never would have killed Parker thus ensuring Miles' desire to live up to his legacy and the other Spiders never would have been pulled from their realities.

Antagonists

    The Kingpin 

Wilson Fisk/The Kingpin

Voiced by: Liev Schreibernote 

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It's not always about the money, Spider-Man.

"The real Spider-Man couldn't even beat me! You're nothing!"


A crime lord who dominates New York City of Miles' universe and the one responsible for opening a gateway to the other dimensions.


  • Adaptational Badass: Kingpin in the comics is typically depicted with Charles Atlas Superpowers, being unusually strong for a normal human but still not a physical match for the likes of Spider-Man. Here, he possesses straight-up Super Strength, throwing cars and shattering concrete with his bare hands. He's also made the outright Big Bad of Spider-Man's Rogues Gallery, where in the comics he tends to share that role with Doc Ock and the Green Goblin — who in this film are outright subservient to him.
  • Adult Fear: Outliving your wife and child is bad enough, but imagine it happening because something you did terrified them and they died trying to run away from you.
  • All for Nothing: All the multiple alternate dimension copies of his family that are generated in the climax bore witness to him fighting Miles in the same manner as he did with the original Spider-Man, causing them all to flee from him in the same way his family originally did. It would seem that even if Fisk does manage to succeed in his plans to bring back his family, they can never be together again.
  • Arch-Enemy:
    • Fisk seems to be this to the original Spider-Man of Miles' universe. They've been fighting for years and Peter was scared enough of him that he used his final moments to warn Miles that he needed to keep his identity secret because the Kingpin had everyone in his pocket. Even other contenders for Spider-Man's archenemy in his Rogues Gallery, like the Green Goblin and Doc Ock, are subservient to Kingpin in this universe.
    • Fisk has surely transferred this enmity over to Miles as he is the one who shut down and destroyed the Super-Collider, preventing him from replacing his wife and son with alternate dimension versions.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: The center of Blond Peter's Rogues Gallery, and the physically strongest, most dangerous foe who other super-powered freaks defer to is the city's reigning crime lord, businessman and political operator.
  • Badass Normal: He is able to fight Miles with his own great strength.
  • Bad Boss: He threatens his employees, no matter how valuable they are to him, as Doc Ock can attest, and murders the Prowler the second he refuses to kill Miles.
  • Bald of Evil: As always for Fisk. His Gonk design only exaggerates that shiny head.
  • Being Evil Sucks: While trying to kill Spider-Man, his wife and son walk in on them fighting and both flee too terrified to notice an incoming car while doing so. Fisk blames Spider-Man for his loss. Later, when fighting Miles' Spider-Man while the Super-Collider is active, they encounter an alternate universe version of his wife and son and they run away from him again.
  • Berserk Button: The loss of his wife and son. When Blond Peter tells him that his plan isn't going to work, it sends him into an all-out fury such that he hits Peter so hard that the concrete ground underneath him cracks and splinters.
  • Big Applesauce: Unlike most interpretations of the character, Liev Schreiber gives the Kingpin a thick New York mobster accent that makes it sound like he just walked off the set of GoodFellas, when earlier versions of Fisk (including Vincent D'Onofrio's portrayal in Daredevil (2015)) were known for affecting urbane, cultured, and stylistic affectations such as a Foreign Culture Fetish for Japan. This, in a way, returns him to the Lee-Romita era where Lee conceived him as a Sydney Greenstreet (from The Maltese Falcon) type gangster, with a major Setting Update.
  • Big Bad: The major antagonist of the movie. Other villains, such as the Green Goblin, Scorpion, Tombstone, Doc Ock and the Prowler, all show up as his henchmen.
  • Character Tic: He expresses his emotional state by clicking his pen at various speeds. After Peter B. and Miles escape the Alchemax labs, he rapidly clicks and crushes it, showing that he's at his wit's end.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Par for the course with the character. He has no superpowers to speak of but he can go toe-to-toe with the Spider-Men in spite of their super strength. In the climax, he fights Miles one-on-one in the middle of a multiverse-destroying maelstrom and says that even the original Spider-Man could never beat him.
  • Comic-Book Fantasy Casting: Liev Schreiber is clearly emulating Robert De Niro in his performance.
  • Composite Character: Of the Ultimate version of Fisk and Green Goblin, given he hails from the same universe as Miles, and takes Ultimate Osborn's role as the one responsible for Peter Parker's death. His motivation of looking for an alternate universe version of his family also evokes 616!Miles Morales's desire to find a still living-Barbara Sanchez.
  • Create Your Own Hero: It's implied that his Super-Collider experiments were responsible for the spider that bit Miles and gave him his powers. Said experiments are also responsible for Miles meeting the other Spider-People, which ends up biting Kingpin in the rear in the climax.
  • The Don: It's right there in his name, albeit in an alternate form.
  • The Dreaded: In his final moments, Blond Peter makes it clear to Miles that he is utterly terrified of The Kingpin and his social and political power, warning him about how he would go after Miles' family if he learned his identity.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: His deceased wife and son, Vanessa and Richard. His entire motivation for building the Super-Collider is to search The Multiverse for still-living versions of them.
  • Evil Is Bigger: He's much larger than any of the heroes, but he towers over Miles, who is still a teenager.
  • Evil Wears Black: Foregoes his traditional light-colored wardrobe in favor of all black clothes, making him look more villainous and intimidating.
  • Faster Than They Look: You wouldn't expect someone so enormous to be able to move as fast as he does.
  • Foil: Is this to the Spider People collectively. Like them he lost people he loved in a way that is his fault on some level, but he refuses to accept responsibility for it and, instead, becomes The Unfettered willing to risk the world's destruction in a desperate attempt to get them back. Also, where the Spiders do their best to prevent the tragedy they experienced from happening to others, Kingpin never bats an eye at killing others and inflicting the same pain on their loved ones.
  • Ground Punch: This is the Kingpin's signature move. He does a two-fisted hammer blow downwards and he executes Peter Parker with this. In the final fight, he does this to generate a shockwave that knocks down Miles and then faceplants Miles with another hammer blow.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Fisk towers over his wife just as much as he does everyone else. She was perhaps a quarter of his size.
  • The Juggernaut: He is shown to be this when he enters the fray and fights Miles directly, taking every hit without flinching, and showing a toughness greater than both Tombstone and Scorpion who are dealt with handily by Noir and Spider-Ham.
  • Large and in Charge: He's much larger than most of his minions — only the Green Goblin is of similar size.
  • Last Disrespects: During the climax of the movie Fisk throws a Spider-Man-themed party above the location where Liv Octavius is rebuilding the Super-Collider. He does this under the guise of paying respects to the fallen hero but in reality, this is one final dig at his fallen foe.
  • Leitmotif: Has a melancholy string melody that plays when he is clicking his pen and flashing back to when Vanessa and Richard flee from him note . The motif is repeated during the Super-Collider fight when an alternate version of Vanessa and Richard also flee from him note .
  • Lightning Bruiser: The man's a giant compared to everyone else, but he hits hard and fast enough to keep up with any Spider-Man.
  • Made of Iron: Fisk is ostensibly a normal human, but he can tank an insane amount of damage without a scratch.
  • Money Is Not Power: Zig-zagged, in that it does give him a lot of advantages, but he acknowledges it won't do him any good when he dies and so is willing to splash out on ludicrously-expensive projects like the Super-Collider. Plus it can't get him what he wants the most: his family back.
  • Monster Sob Story: Fisk was an evil crime boss long before the events of the movie, but his motives for using the Super-Collider are surprisingly humanizing. His wife and son found out he was a villain when they saw him trying to kill Spider-Man, and ended up dying in a car crash while running away from him. Fisk is risking destroying the entire multiverse just so he can be reunited with a version of his family that's still alive.
  • Moral Myopia: Has suffered a deep personal loss of loved ones and is willing to do anything to have them restored to his life, but is more than willing to murder innocent people and inflict the same pain of loss on others without a moment's regret.
  • Never My Fault: Blames Spider-Man for his wife and son leaving him and their subsequent death in a car crash, placing no importance on the fact they left him because they walked in on him trying to kill Spider-Man. He couldn't have planned for his wife's irresponsible driving, but the inciting incident was on him.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: His appearance is taken from Bill Sienkiewicz's depiction of the character from Daredevil: Love and War. As such, while everyone else in his universe is more reasonably proportioned, he has a cartoonishly-exaggerated body being massively tall with a hilariously broad, blocky physique and a comparatively tiny head that is lower than his shoulders and has hardly any neck.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: His son, Richard, died in a car crash.
  • Please Don't Leave Me: As he fights Miles' inside a train that's barreling through the Super-Collider, alternate versions of Vanessa and Richard appear, each being terrified and appalled at him attacking Spider-Man. Fisk tells them to not be afraid and tearfully tells his wife "You know me". As they vanish, Fisk drops Miles and runs towards them, begging them to not leave as the train car moves on.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: The Kingpin of the actual Ultimate universe was blasted out of a window by Mysterio in the immediate aftermath of Ultimatum, well before Miles ever replaced Peter. This Kingpin lives to see Miles replace Peter, and is turned over to the police at the end of the movie.
  • Stout Strength: While it's ambiguous if it's muscle, fat, or a combination, he's as wide as he is tall (and he's a lot taller than most of the other characters) and he can hit like a freight train.
  • Tiny-Headed Behemoth: He's absolutely huge, towering over most humans, but his head is quite small in comparison to his body.
  • Tragic Villain: It doesn't make him any less monstrous, but his wife, Vanessa and son, Richard were killed in a car crash after they discovered his true nature as a villain while attempting to kill Spider-Man years ago. He commissioned the construction of the Super-Collider in order to search The Multiverse for another version of his wife and son so that he could have his family back.
  • Ugly Guy, Hot Wife: Given that Kingpin follows a Non-Standard Character Design with a cartoonishly-exaggerated body, any woman he marries will be this by default, but Vanessa was attractive all on her own.
  • Villainous Breakdown: He absolutely loses it in the climax after he sees an alternate dimension version of his family while fighting Miles' and they run away from him again.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: He is a respected businessman, able to hold a Spider-Man themed gala who he claims was a close ally of his. Peter tells Miles that Fisk has connections everywhere and thus Miles cannot reveal who he is to anyone or his family will be in danger.

    The Prowler (*Spoilers*

Aaron Davis/The Prowler

Voiced by: Mahershala Alinote 

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"You know me, sir. I won't ever quit."

"I'm sorry. I wanted you to look up to me. I let you down, man."


Kingpin's top enforcer, a deadly supervillain clad in a high-tech suit featuring repulsor boots and strength-enhancing, razor-sharp gauntlets. After being tasked with killing the new Spider-Man, it is revealed that he is Miles' beloved uncle, Aaron Davis.


  • Adaptational Badass: While the comic versions of the Prowler are no pushovers, this one is hands down the deadliest version yet.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Unlike his original counterpart from the Ultimate comics (who is a remorseless criminal who ultimately saw his nephew as someone to exploit and manipulate for his own personal gain upon discovering his secret identity as the new Spider-Man), this Prowler genuinely cared for his nephew, so much so that, upon discovering Miles is the new Spider-Man, was visibly horrified that he nearly killed him on several occasions. Furthermore, while Ultimate Prowler was fatally injured during an argument with Miles and died cursing him, this Prowler was killed for refusing to harm his nephew and spent his final moments telling Miles how proud he is of him.
  • Alas, Poor Villain: He's the Kingpin's top enforcer, but when he finds out the boy he's been hunting is his beloved nephew, he spares his life even as Kingpin urges him to "finish it". Immediately afterwards his boss shoots him In the Back; Aaron survives just long enough to tell Miles that he's the best member of their family and encourages him to keep going. His death is deeply mourned by both Miles and Jefferson.
  • Animal Motif: Big predatory cats.
    • During their first encounter, his wild assault even has him crashing into a wall, much like an ambush predator who just barely missed its prey would.
    • Many of his attacks are feline-esque swipes with his clawed gauntlets, and his opening attack tends to be a feline like pounce at his target.
    • When Miles managed to escape him the first time, Prowler watches him flee while perched atop a building in a cat-like pose.
    • During Miles visit to his apartment, he is shown wearing a faded t-shirt depicting a panther, and has a large poster of a purple neon tiger hanging over his sofa.
  • Badass Cape: A long purple one.
  • Broken Pedestal: Learning that his uncle is the Prowler and working for the Kingpin, and as such is an accomplice to the death of Spider-Man, shatters Miles' image of him, while also confirming that his father was right about him. This changes when Aaron finds out about Miles' true identity and outright defies Kingpin's order to kill him and then dies in his arms, restoring him in his nephew's eyes.
  • Casting Gag: Mahershala Ali once again plays a New York based Marvel villain.
  • Character Death: He's murdered by Fisk when he refuses to kill Miles.
  • Chekhov's Gun: He teaches Miles that placing a hand on someone's shoulder is the best way to disarm someone. Miles uses it to defeat Fisk, who has massive shoulders.
  • Cool Bike: His main mode of transportation.
  • Cool Mask: His mask lets him see into multiple spectrums of light as well as thermal imaging, which allows him to track the otherwise invisible Miles. It also modifies his voice to make it virtually unrecognizable.
  • Co-Dragons: With Tombstone, the Scorpion, and Doc Ock, he is sent by Kingpin to find and kill the new Spider-Man.
  • Composite Character: While his role in the story and identity as Miles' uncle is based on the Ultimate Prowler, his costume, gadgets, engineering skills (per the artbook), and his Heel–Face Turn are all closer to the Hobie Brown version of the character.
  • Consummate Professional: Prowler is presented as this throughout the film. He doesn't banter and is almost completely silent in all of his appearances, ambushing his foes and trying to tear them to pieces as quickly as possible. Once he's given a target, he won't quit. Ultimately, it's subverted, as he refuses to kill Miles and instead backs away, which gets Aaron killed by Kingpin.
  • Darth Vader Clone: Let's see: One of the enforcers of the Big Bad? Check. Dressed in dark clothing with his face obscured by a mask? Check. Serves to darken the story? Check. Revealed as one of The Hero's relatives in a Wham Episode? Check. Encouraged by the Big Bad to cross the Moral Event Horizon when he has his opponent at his mercy? Check. Dies in said hero's arms after choosing to save his life and spends his final moments reassuring said hero to not feel guilty and that he's sorry for all the terrible things he did? Check.
  • Death by Adaptation: He is currently alive in the main comics being back from the dead, while here his death actually sticks.
  • Death by Origin Story: While the original Spider-Man's death had already set Miles on the path to becoming a hero, Aaron's murder at the hands of the Kingpin is the catalyst for Miles changing into a hero in his own right instead of just copying his universe's Spider-Man. The rest of the Spider-Gang even comfort him by sharing the losses of their own loved ones.
  • Determinator: Villainous version. Whenever he picks up Miles' trail, he pursues him relentlessly. So much so that all Miles can do is flee and just barely stay out of his reach.
  • The Dreaded: He's shown throughout the movie to be one of Kingpin's most relentless enforcers, and the one that Miles fears above all. Sensing his arrival is enough to make Blonde Peter pause to give out a resigned "Oh, Boy".
  • Dynamic Entry: He's introduced in the film by tackling blond Peter from the other side of the Super-Collider.
  • Even Evil Can Be Loved: In addition to being loved by his nephew, Miles, his estranged brother still loves him and breaks down crying when he finds Aaron dead in an alley. During the epilogue, Miles and Jefferson spray paint a memorial dedicated to Aaron at the police station Jefferson works at.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: He and Miles have a very good relationship, with Miles able to tell Aaron things he's uncomfortable talking to his own dad about. When Aaron finds out the person he's sent to kill is his nephew, he refuses even though he knows it'll mean his own death.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He may be unquestioningly willing to kill a child on the orders of the Kingpin, but he draws the line at harming his nephew.
  • Evil Counterpart:
    • He's this to the Peter Parkers. Their masks are similar, as are their emblems (the emblem on Prowler's chest resembles the mandibles of a spider), Prowler's purple coloration is a darkened combo of the common Spider-Men's red/blue. Each rely on wrist gadgets and lightning reflexes and all came from humble backgrounds.
      • Like Blonde Peter, Miles put him on a pedestal and he genuinely cares about the boy, encouraging him to use his talents for good. Both are also murdered by the Kingpin, put their faith in Miles just before they die, and serve as a motivational force for Miles' to become a hero.
      • Like Peter B., he doesn't live up to Miles' image of him as a flawless cool guy, but nonetheless has his good side. Both also teach Miles the techniques he uses to defeat the Kingpin and save the day.
    • He's also this to Uncle Ben, being a Spider's Cool Uncle who's fatally shot, but not before imparting an inspirational message to their respective nephews.
  • Evil Parents Want Good Kids: Well, "Evil Uncle Wants Good Nephew" but the context is still played straight as despite his unethical acts, he genuinely wants his nephew Miles to grow up to be a good kid. Even in his final moments, he encourages Miles to never stop being good.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: He sounds downright demonic when he speaks.
  • Evil Uncle: A masked criminal who fights both Spider-Men, including his nephew Miles. Though when he finally realises this, he's horrified at what he came so close to doing and defies Kingpin's orders to kill Miles. This gets him killed.
  • Expressive Mask: His mask is expressive, but it's fixed into a scowl for most the film until he realizes that he's been hunting his nephew for days, turning the narrowed slits into wide eyes of horror.
  • Foil:
    • To the film universe's Peter Parker. Prowler enhances his image as The Ace. Miles looked up to him and even in death he kept the ideals that Miles came to admire him for.
    • To Peter B. Parker, as he and Prowler have similar, yet reversed roles in Miles' life. Miles started by admiring Peter B., then thought less of him, before coming to admire him again, all the while Peter B. (reluctantly) teaching him to become a hero (in his own way). While Miles initially adored his uncle, then feared him once he found out Aaron is the Prowler (the villain actively trying to murder him), then came to respect him again when Prowler sacrificed himself rather than hurt Miles. This enhances Peter B.'s image as a true role model, despite being a "janky, old, hobo".
    • To his brother Jefferson. Jefferson is all about law and order and is an embarrassing father, while Aaron works for the Kingpin and is a cool uncle.
  • Foreshadowing: Several clues in the movie hint the reveal that Aaron is the Prowler.
    • He takes Miles down into the subway near the where Kingpin is testing his dimensional portal, and mentions that he worked on a secret project there. He also demonstrates a very unusual amount of dexterity leaping over a grate beforehand, and the Prowler does a similar maneuver when chasing Miles out of the subway.
    • When fighting Spider-Man (his universe's Peter Parker), he demonstrates several Muay Thai fighting techniques. In Aaron's apartment, he is shown to be a Muay Thai practitioner, with shirts, posters, and training gear around his apartment.
    • When Miles is using his punching bag, a poster of Aaron wearing purple Muay Thai gear can be seen.
    • A neon-glow poster of a purple tiger in mid pounce hangs over his sofa.
    • He is shown wearing a shirt featuring a panther, over a purple undershirt.
    • He's conspicuously absent after the Prowler appears in the story, leaving a message that he's out of town because of work despite Miles' and Jefferson's best attempts to get through to him.
    • While Miles writes a note to Aaron wishing he were there, the Prowler comes in through the window.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: According to the artbook, Aaron put together most of his own equipment, including his motorcycle.
  • In the Back: Is fatally shot in the back by the Kingpin after he refuses to murder Miles.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Whenever he appears in the movie as The Prowler, the tone becomes much darker and more foreboding, with the reveal of his secret identity and later death being major turning points.
  • Leitmotif: A hellish, animalistic screech is played whenever he's on screen (the screeching was actually created from a modified elephant's roar).
  • Last Words: "You're the best of all of us, Miles. You're on your way. Just... just keep going. Just keep going..."
  • Lean and Mean: As the Prowler, Aaron is leanly built and taller than most of the cast. He's also a cold-blooded killer who never stops chasing his prey.
  • Lightning Bruiser: He is strong enough to clock Peter Parker into a nearby wall and overpower Miles in a struggle, both of whom have Super Strength; fast enough to go toe to toe with Peter Parker in a fight and keep up with Miles in a chase; and tough enough to take hits from Parker without missing a beat.
  • Mentor Occupational Hazard: Aaron serves as Miles motivator and mentor before Miles got his powers, pushing Miles to explore and hone his interests in graffiti art, even gave him some advice on how to schmooze women. When he refused to later kill Miles, he was killed himself.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: When he realizes that working for the Kingpin almost led him to murder his own beloved nephew.
    Aaron: I wanted you to look up to me. I let you down, man. I let you down.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: If Aaron had never taken Miles to the secret spot near the Super-Collider to spray paint his art, Miles would never have been bitten by the altered spider and become the next Spider-Man.
  • No-Nonsense Nemesis: In stark contrast to Doc Ock, the Prowler does not trade barbs with the heroes. He attacks quickly and relentlessly, giving almost no time for his targets to react. If he's sent to kill you, he'll do everything in his power to do it.
  • Parkour: He shown wall-running and vaulting over rails in his pursuit of Miles.
  • Power Fist: His gauntlets have built-in hydraulics that engage when he punches. His gauntlets are also clawed and knuckles are spiked for extra lethality.
  • Professional Killer: Implied to be his usual role when he isn't hunting Spider-Men, as he tells Fisk that he doesn't quit when given a target.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: On the job, he's a terrifying, relentless killer, but off the clock, he's a loving uncle and a pretty chill guy overall.
  • Purple Is the New Black: He has some black on his outfit, but the main color scheme is purple.
  • Rebuilt Pedestal: Miles' image of Aaron is repaired when Aaron outright defies Kingpin's orders to kill him at the cost of his life, and apologizes for his actions as he lay dying in Miles' arms, while encouraging him to keep doing good, calling him "the best of all of us". Later on, during the epilogue, Miles spray paints a memorial dedicated to Aaron at the police station Jefferson works at, with Jefferson's aid.
  • Redemption Equals Death: Immediately stops his attempt at killing Miles when he discovers his nephew is underneath the mask. He then defies Kingpins direct order to finish him off, a defiance which costs him his life. In his dying words, when Miles apologizes to him for his death, Aaron dismisses it, and insists that it's his fault and his responsibility, and he apologizes to Miles for not being as good as he should have been.
  • Rocket Boots: The soles of his boots have small rocket engines, allowing him limited flight and small boosts to enhance his ground mobility. He also uses these to boost his pounce attacks.
  • Shout-Out: To the Predator. His main role in the story is as a relentless Hunter after Miles, and he has the ability to see in multiple light spectrums. There's even several scenes where the audience sees through his eyes, and its much the same as how the Predator sees through his mask.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: Aaron moonlights as a supervillain for a crime boss while his brother, Jefferson, is a responsible By-the-Book Cop. Though Jefferson doesn't know the exact specifics of his brother's actions, he's suspicious enough of him that the two have become estranged.
  • So Proud of You: Aaron's final words to Miles are telling him that [Miles] is the best of both the Davis and the Morales, encouraging Miles to keep going.
  • Starter Villain: For Miles. Every time the Prowler pursues him, Miles is shown to have improved his abilities a little more. This, combined with his dad's inspiration, is what helps him to finally become the new Spider-Man.
  • Super Strength: Implied. While not directly stated, he lands a punch that even sends the superpowered Spider-Man (his universe's Peter Parker) flying across the room, and he was able to overpower Miles during their final confrontation (despite Miles showing that super strength is one of his powers).
  • Thicker Than Water: As coldblooded as Aaron is while on the job, he draws the line at hurting his nephew. After Miles reveals that he's the kid that Aaron has been chasing after, Aaron immediately tries to let Miles escape, even as Kingpin is staring him down.
  • Tron Lines: Downplayed. His gauntlets and boots glow with a purple neon light, leaving streaks in the air as he strikes and moves. His motorcycle has some subtle ones as well.
  • Utility Belt: He is seen wearing one, tho he never shows what it contained.
  • Villainous BSoD: He's horrified when he finds out that he was unknowingly trying to murder his own nephew.
  • Wall Run: Seems to be able to do this when he's chasing Miles on foot.
  • Walking Spoiler:invoked His identity is held back for an Internal Reveal more than halfway through the movie; while fans of Miles' comic adventures should be well aware of who he is from past experience, it still constitutes a heavy, heavy spoiler.
  • Wipe the Floor with You: While chasing after Miles at the Parker household, he dives and grabs Miles by the scruff of his shirt, dragging him along the shingles until they reach the end of the roof.
  • Wolverine Claws: Prowler's primary weapons are his giant, mechanical gloves with razor sharp claws on the fingers.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He makes several attempts to kill the new Spider-Man while fully aware that he's targeting a child before realizing the young boy is his beloved nephew.
  • You Have Failed Me: The Kingpin fatally shoots him in the back the second Aaron refuses to kill his nephew on the boss's orders.

    Doctor Octopus (Doc Ock) 

Dr. Olivia Octavius/Dr. Octopus

Voiced by: Kathryn Hahnnote 

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"My friends actually call me Liv. My enemies call me Doc Ock."

"You stay in this dimension too long, your body’s going to disintegrate. Do you know how painful that would be, Peter Parker? You can’t imagine. And I, for one, can’t wait to watch."


A chief scientist at Alchemax studying the potential of accessing multiple dimensions, she is employed by the Kingpin to get his Super-Collider working.


  • Adorkable: Part of her Bait the Dog introduction. She geeks out about science and the possibility of accessing other dimensions, has very little sense of personal space when examining her subjects, rides a bike to work and uses an exercise ball instead of a chair in her office.
  • Alliterative Name: Olivia Octavius.
  • Alternate Self: Both the alternate universe Peter and Gwen have fought their own versions of Doc Ock before. Those versions seem to have had metallic tentacles and likely were more akin to the more traditional Otto Octavius. Unless she's somehow related, this version seems to be the only Doc Ock of her universe, and uses tentacles that are based on soft robotics. Given that the opening flashback shows the Spider-Man of her universe fighting against these same types of soft robotic tentacles, that seems to indicate she is the only Doctor Octopus in the "main" universe.
  • Animal Motifs: Octopuses, natch. Once it's revealed that she's an Alternate Universe version of Doctor Octopus, she ties her hair up in a way that noticeably resembles an octopus' mantle.
  • Badass Bookworm: Easily the single most dangerous member of Kingpin's enforcers, as well as the head of his Super-Collider project.
  • Bait the Dog: Her initial appearances have her coming off as a Punch-Clock Villain... a dorky hippie-ish scientist who makes popular science videos while riding her bike to work and seems to be so invested in researching alternate dimensions that she is willing to work with Kingpin if it means getting to see the fruits of her life's work. As Peter B. and Miles sneak into Alchemax she expresses concern to Kingpin about the damage the Super-Collider can do to Brooklyn if activated again. She even geeks out at meeting an alternate Spider-Man and begins to putter around doing various tests, spouting Techno Babble and exposition about the effects of dimension warping. Then she reveals she's Doc Ock, and her true sadistic Mad Scientist personality reveals itself as she eagerly awaits Peter B.'s painful de-atomization. In light of later actions, her earlier concerns about her project's risk were more pragmatism than anything.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: So here's a quirky lady who looks like a hippie in a lab coat and gets absolutely giddy about the science of parallel dimensions. Surely she's nothing more than a sweet, absent-minded professor?
  • Brainy Brunette: And a LOT of both the brainy and the brunette at that.
  • Canon Character All Along: At first she seems like a simple scientist working for the Kingpin. Then it turns out she's a gender-flipped Doctor Octopus.
  • Canon Foreigner: This version of Doc Ock is unique to the universe of this film. While female incarnations of the character have appeared before, none of them have shared the same name as this one.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: Her first appearance is on a school film in Miles' science class. Her tentacles are also seen during the narration of the Peter Parker of Miles' universe's life.
  • Combat Tentacles: Wouldn't be Doc Ock without them. Her versions are inflatable, allowing them to move really quickly but also get caught in doors or tied down with webbing. The ends can act like claws for grabbing things or turn into buzzsaws for slicing through objects.
  • Composite Character: She's a female Dr. Octopus, much like Carolyn Trainer, but is a gender flipped Otto Octavius. She also works for Alchemax, much like the 2099 incarnation from Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Serena Patel.
  • Co-Dragons: Serves this role with the Prowler, and, to a lesser extent Tombstone and Scorpion. She becomes Kingpin's main Dragon after Aaron is killed.
  • Cute and Psycho: Initially, her love of science makes her come across as Adorkable. Even after it's revealed that she's nuts, she keeps up her pleasant science-geek demeanor.
  • Dragon with an Agenda: Fisk wants to use the Super-Collider to bring his family back, Olivia just wants to see if it'll work.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: Gets run over by a truck right as she's about to fight Miles, Peter B., and Gwen.
  • Evil Genius: It’s her scientific acumen that allows the Kingpin to build the Super-Collider and muck with the Multiverse.
  • Faux Affably Evil: She maintains a chipper attitude and treats the Spider-Men like they're old friends she's happy to see even as she's trying to kill them. She says things like "Would you give me that back, young man?" when chasing Miles after he steals her computer or "Nice to see you again, Peter." during the climatic battle.
  • Foreshadowing: That she's this universe's Doc Ock.
    • While Miles' class is watching one of Olivia's fun, upbeat lectures on quantum physics for kids, she can be heard explaining the theory of multiple dimensions as "'what if' to infinity". She then posits that there could be a universe in which she is "wearing leather pants". This is likely a reference to Doc Ock's costume from his appearance in the second movie from Raimi's trilogy, where he does in fact wear leather pants, foreshadowing her own later reveal.
    • Almost immediately when Spider-Man and Miles Morales drop down from their Air Vent Escape at the laboratory, a very obvious mechanical appendage is seen on her workbench.
    • Her entire office (especially the lights) have an octagon shape to them, as do the frames of her glasses.
    • Her tentacles show up as far back as Blond Peter's explanation of his origin story.
  • For Science!: Seems to hold this attitude when she notes she plans to observe Alternate Peter’s gradual cellular degeneration due to being outside his home dimension.
  • Gender Flip: Miles' universe's version of the Doc is not the Otto we're used to.
  • Granola Girl: Subverted. Her general Miss Frizzle/Professor Trelawney appearance, disarming Bill Nye the Science Guy attitude and apparent flakiness will have you mistaking her for one until it's too late.
  • Lean and Mean: In deliberate contrast to the short and stocky Otto Octavius most people are familiar with, Olivia is tall and thin, being designed as the direct aesthetic opposite to him in most ways.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Replacing the famous mechanical tentacles with Baymax-like inflated appendages means that this Doctor Octopus can move really fast. Her tentacles are also powerful enough to throw a bus and she's tough enough to get back up after taking hits from Peter B., Gwen, and Miles in rapid succession.
  • Mad Scientist: When she first meets Alternate Peter, she's enthusiastic at being given the chance to look over someone from another dimension. She only becomes more excited when she realizes he's going to be painfully de-atomized as a result of being outside his home dimension for too long. The entire reason she works for Fisk on the Super-Collider seems to be For Science!.
  • Nerd Glasses: Big, octagonal lenses that emphasize her intelligence and allude to her alter ego. She swaps them out for her menacing goggles when entering the fray.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: She pokes and prods Peter B.'s body while studying him with little regard for any semblance of privacy.
  • Perky Female Minion: In contrast to the more serious enforcers on Kingpin's payroll, she has an enthusiastic, upbeat attitude and enjoys quipping as much as killing.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Just because she wants to see the effects of her Super-Collider, doesn't mean she wants it to destroy the multiverse. Otherwise, how would she catalog its effects?
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: Keen observers might notice that Olivia's glasses are not only a visual trope indicating her intelligence, but are octagonal in shape, as a reference to her alter-ego.
  • The Reveal: We don't learn about who the Doc really is until she catches Peter and Miles in her office at Alchemax and she gets the drop on Peter, locking him in a restraint chair, before removing her lab coat to reveal her tentacle-harness.
  • Sadist: She seems to really enjoy inflicting pain on others, stating that she can't wait to watch the very slow and painful results of the alternate Peter Parker's atoms disintegrating out of existence if he stays in her dimension, and smirks maliciously and taunts the heroes during every fight scene without fail.
    Doc Ock: Nice to see you again, Peter.
  • Sir Not-Appearing-in-This-Trailer: She barely showed up in the marketing for the film (with only her tentacles being able to be spotted in one of the last trailers for the film), and she was very often edited out of preview clips for the movie, likely to keep her and her true identity a surprise.
  • Truer to the Text: Dr. Olivia "Liv" Octavius, despite being a Distaff Counterpart is personality-wise closer to the classic Dr. Octopus of Lee-Ditko's Spider-Man and others who followed their direction, then Alfred Molina's portrayal in Spider-Man 2. As a Mad Scientist in service to a gangster, who is indifferent and uncaring to the human toll and cost of her experiments, she's the classic gangster scientist and megalomaniacal version of Dr. Octopus.
  • Uncertain Doom: Liv's final fate in the film is left very vague. The last we see of her, she is quickly shunted off-screen after being hit by a flying truck as the Super-Collider was ripping reality apart. And while Kingpin and the other villains were shown explicitly getting arrested by the police in the end, Liv is nowhere to be found. Whether she died, got stranded in another dimension, or managed to just escape is left unknown. Certainly her abrupt departure from the climax, her disappearance from the scene entirely, as well as much of her careful set-up not being paid off, would imply this isn't the last we've seen of her.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: She is well-known enough of a quantum physicist that she even presents quirky, fun, Bill Nye the Science Guy-style educational videos on the subject that Miles' school uses in class.
  • Wham Line: After strapping Peter B. to a chair and describing in detail the painful effects of his potential eventual atomisation with a creepy sense of anticipation, he becomes understandably very concerned and asks for her name. Cue her giving said name, as well as the Wham Shot of her suit and tentacles upon dramatically removing her lab coat.
    Peter B.: What did you say your name was?
    Dr. Olivia: Dr. Olivia Octavius.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: In the full movie, it is never revealed what happened to Doc Ock after she was hit by a truck, but in the extended version, a Sequel Hook is given, where she looks at the potentiality of the collider as it shuts down.
  • Wild Hair: Her hair is a thick, tangled mess of type 3A curls, about three times the size of her head, streaked with purple highlights.

    The Green Goblin 

Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin

Voiced by: Jorma Taccone

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Why won't you quit?!

A gigantic, demonic-looking version of the Green Goblin who acts as another of Fisk's enforcers.


  • Adaptational Badass: He is significantly bigger than the already large Ultimate incarnation of the Green Goblin, and can fly. He also uses bombs and equipment just like the 616 Goblin, meaning he has both the hulking strength and the deadly weaponry associated with the two different versions of the Goblin.
  • Adaptational Dumbass: This incarnation of the Green Goblin/Norman is shown to be just a dumb brute instead an intelligent, scheming, and manipulative criminal mastermind like most versions of the character.
  • Adaptational Wimp: Whereas both his 616 and Ultimate selves are usually characterized as one of the primary Big Bads of their respective settings, this version of Norman is implied to be nothing more than one of the Kingpin's attack dogs and is killed off rather quickly.
  • Advertised Extra: He was prominently featured in the trailers and merchandise, despite being killed off in the first few minutes of the film.
  • The Brute: This version of the Green Goblin is just angry muscle for the Kingpin. When Peter tries to reason with him about the danger posed by the Super-Collider, he snarls, "It's not up to me" indicating that he's just a servant of the Kingpin's.
  • Character Death: Caught in the Super-Collider explosion and buried underneath the ensuing rubble.
  • Composite Character: He has the Ultimate incarnation’s hulking and brutish physique and wears the mainstream incarnation’s outfit.
  • Dumb Muscle: This version of Goblin doesn't come across as the sharpest tool in the shed. He's a hulking brute, but he's mostly limited to shouts and animalistic growling. Even his attempt to kill Spider-Man is pretty stupid, recklessly using the energies of the Super-Collider while Kingpin screams at him to stop. His attack ends up getting him killed in the resulting explosion.
  • First-Name Basis: Peter calls him Norman or Norm during the battle.
  • Forgotten Fallen Friend: He dies, no one, not even his employer, cares.
  • Hulking Out: Like his Ultimate incarnation.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: While Goblin is nothing more that Dumb Muscle in a single fight, his actions have a tremendous impact on the plot. By forcing the Spider-Man into the Super-Collider stream it led to the explosion that injured him enough to be killed later by the Kingpin and it also caused the other Spider-People to be summoned from across the multiverse.

    Scorpion 

Mac Gargan/The Scorpion

Voiced by: Joaquín Cosíonote 

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"Bueno, mira estas pequeñas arañas.note "


Another of Fisk's enforcers, a cyborg with the robotic legs, pincer, and stinger of a scorpion.


  • Actually Pretty Funny: When Spider-Ham hits him with an anvil, he doesn't get mad, but chuckles over the cartoonish aspect of the situation.
  • Bald of Evil: He's a bald super villain.
  • Beware My Stinger Tail: As always, he possesses a mechanical scorpion tail.
  • The Brute: He's the most clear-cut example of the trope in the movie since he's just a powerful thug the Kingpin keeps around to kill for him.
  • Composite Character: He's Mexican and a Tattooed Crook like the second Ultimate Comics version, but he has Scorpion gear like the 616 version that are implemented cybernetically like the first Ultimate version.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: He tears SP//dr apart and nearly kills Peni in the climax, but the trope gets flipped on him when Spider-Ham starts fighting serious.
  • Cyborg: His lower body has been replaced with robotic scorpion legs and his left arm is a pincer.
  • Fantastic Racism: He insultingly calls Spider-Ham a "cartoon".
  • Gratuitous Spanish: When he makes note of all the Spider Heroes in Aunt May's home. The text box next to him even makes note of this.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Peni Parker and SP//dr.
    • Both Peni and Scorpion are bilinguals (Peni being half-Japanese and Scorpion being Mexican), and their first names are different from their 616 counterparts (Peter for Peni and MacDonald for Maximus). They also fight with armoured tech; the difference that is Peni fights inside her mech, and even without it, she can still hold her own, while Scorpion has half body replaced by scorpion-like gear, and if severed, he becomes pretty much useless.
    • Both SP//dr and Scorpion are Lightning Bruisers and have nothing in common with their comic counterparts, having a more animalistic appearance.note 
  • Movie Superheroes Wear Black: His scorpion appendages are a rusty brown instead of the traditional green that the character is associated with, although he does have hints of bright green glowing within him.
  • Power Pincers: His left arm is a mechanical scorpion pincer.
  • Scorpion People: Instead of wearing a scorpion suit, he has the appearance of a half-human, half-scorpion cyborg.
  • Spider Limbs: His legs are robotic and can split into four to crawl like his namesake.
  • Spikes of Villainy: Covered in them. They serve to make his armor and his tail's stinger look like a carapace.
  • Tattooed Crook: He's covered in tattoos that make him look even more like a scorpion.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: He doesn't wear a shirt.

    Tombstone 

Lonnie Lincoln/Tombstone

Voiced by: Marvin "Krondon" Jones IIInote 

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"You messed up big time, kid. Very sloppy."


Kingpin's quiet bodyguard.


  • Adaptational Wimp: In the comics, Tombstone has Super Toughness that makes him impervious to most physical harm. In the movie, Tombstone doesn't seem to have any special abilities, given how easily Auny May is able to take him down with just a baseball bat.
  • Bodyguarding a Badass: Tombstone is almost always by his boss's side, presumably as protection and to watch his back. However, given that his boss is so much bigger and stronger than him, you wonder how necessary his services as a bodyguard are.
  • The Brute: He serves as Fisk's bodyguard but not as prominent as Prowler or Doc Ock, and doesn't appear to be much more than hired muscle alongside Scorpion.
  • Butt-Monkey: He is never seen gaining an upper hand in any fight. First Doctor Octopus strangles him then Spider-Man Noir easily defeats him in a fistfight. Even Aunt May sends him tumbling out of her house with a whack from a baseball bat.
  • Casting Gag: Marvin "Krondon" Jones, III, is yet again an African-American albino gangster.
  • The Determinator: Even when Doc Ock is strangling him after he pulls out his guns on her, not once does he put them away until Kingpin orders him to.
  • Dual Wielding: Pulls out two guns when Doc Ock strangles him.
  • Evil Albino: An albino enforcer for a crime boss.
  • Evil Counterpart: To Noir. Both wield guns, but usually engage to their enemies in a brawling, and both are pale (Noir being in black and white, and Tombstone being albino).
  • Mook Lieutenant: He seems to be in charge of Fisk's security guards.
  • Nerves of Steel: Even while being strangled by one of Doc Ock's tentacles, Tombstone doesn't betray any fear even while he's in visible pain, and keeps his guns trained on her until the Kingpin signals him to stand down.
  • Oral Fixation: He occasionally keeps a toothpick in his mouth.
  • The Quiet One: Doesn't have much to say, compared to the other villains. His page quote is his only line. One of the deleted scenes (in which he discovers that the Spider-Gang infiltrated Kingpin's gala) had him speaking more.
  • Scary Black Man: With his lack of pigmentation making him look even more unsettling.
  • Weapon of Choice: While he has guns, he has shown a preference for brass knuckles.

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