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Amazing Fantasy #15

Amazing Fantasy #15 - "Spider-Man!"

During a demonstration at General Techtronics Laboratories East, a spider is exposed to a lethal dose of radiation. Just before dying, it bites Peter Parker, a brilliant science student from Midtown High School who was invited to the demonstration. As a result, Peter Parker gains various "spider powers": superhuman strength and agility, and the ability to cling to any surface.

His newly acquired powers suggest a way that Peter Parker can repay his uncle Ben and aunt May for their unselfish devotion to him as they raised him from childhood. He designs a costume and a pair of web-shooters, and accepts an offer to appear on a television show as the Amazing Spider-Man. He keeps his true identity secret from everyone, however...