Peter Parker is a science genius that lives with his Uncle Ben & Aunt May, along with living next door to Mary Jane Watson, eventually Aunt May introduced Peter to Mary Jane. In Amazing Fantasy #15 he was bitten by a radio-active spider at a science exhibit and was given the powers of agility, strength & the ability of sticking to walls & ceilings. Thanks to his gift in science he was able to create an invention which gives him the ability to fire adhesive spider webs from his wrist. Upon receiving these spider like powers, he creates a costume & becomes a television star. However when he denies the chance to stop a thief on the run, he soon starts wishing he stopped the thief when he finds that the thief had shot & killed his uncle Ben. Upon seeing his own uncle die before his eyes, he chases down the killer & then learns that with great power, comes great responsibility when Peter subdues the killer. Also, even with Peter’s new powers, he struggles to help his aunt May to help pay for the rent & is taunted by his peers, mostly by Flash Thompson & as Spider-Man has to endure the wrath of J. Jonah Jameson, the editor-in-chief of the Daily Bugle. As Peter starts to battle his first enemy, he finds that switching from Peter Parker to Spider-Man very difficult. Eventually Peter graduates from high school & goes to Empire State University. During his days in college, he meets Harry Osborne & Gwen Stacy. As Peter helped Harry with a drug problem, Peter also found out that Harry’s father is none other then Spider-Man’s nemesis, the Green Goblin, Peter also attempted to give up his role as Spider-Man & failed. During a battle between Spider-man & Doctor Octopus, Gwen Stacy’s father, George Stacy was killed during the battle. During Peter’s reign as Spider-Man he met many friends & contacts in the superhero community.