For this post, we will be talking about comic book style, superheroes. Because I myself love Bat-Man the dark crusader delivering justice to those too weak to defend themselves. But for whatever reason, it seems animals favourite superhero is Spider-Man! Maybe they love his web-slinging, his acts of good deeds, or maybe they just love dressing up as him…
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Spiderman
10 – “With tasty milky webs!”
FACT: Spider-man first appeared in the last issue of a cancelled magazine called Amazing Fantasy.
9 – The Wooly Web Slinger
FACT: Spidey breaks a lot of rules about superheroes. He isn’t rich, doesn’t have a lair, and at first he tried to use his powers to earn money!
8 – “Sadly there are no tall buildings to swing from in the desert, so I loved to Dubai”
FACT: Unlike most other superhero background stories spider-man was motivated by guilt rather than altruism or revenge and is often hunted by the same people he helped!
7 – “Why the long face Spiderman?
FACT: Created in 1962 by Steve Ditko and Stan Lee, Peter Parker was a teenager that wasn’t funny or handsome, in fact, his studies in science rather than sports made him a superhero nerd.
6 – The Tongue Slinger!
FACT: The comic story said that it took only a few hours for the spider’s radically altered venom bite to coursed through his bloodstream, altering his biology. This is unlike the film that said it took days!
5 – The Nut Slinger!
FACT: Spider-man is incredibly strong and in the comics, it was said he could bench press several tonnes with his bare hands, no webs involved.
4 – Spider Pig, Spider Pig, Does whatever a spider pig does!
FACT: Spider-mans reflexes actually let him dodge bullets with enough distance between the gun and himself and he is agile enough to even balance on a single finger.
3 – “They will pick me next because it makes sense: Andrew Garfield/ I look like Garfield!”
FACT: In the comics Spider-man was said to have gained incredible speed, but strangely it was not a trait of the spider that bit him.
2 – “I have heard of the Spider bloke, but I wouldn’t say I was a big fan.”
FACT: It is said that Spider-Man always made a point to patrol the streets every day, hunting down thieves, gangsters, killers, rapists and anyone else that tried to escape the law.
1 – “Who is the Spider-Man? I do like spiders….for lunch anyway.”
FACT: Andrew Garfield was, in fact, a lifelong fan of Spider-Man and even has an old snapshot of himself at age 3 dressed as Spider-Man for Halloween!