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For us to sit around a table and say, "hey, we need a dozen new Hispanic characters," seems forced and not the way we go about our creative business. C: In the many what if tales where Peter Parker dies, (Most notably "What if Kraven had killed Spider-man" and "What if Spider-man became Venom"), Spider-man is shown as having a Catholic, or Catholic-looking funeral. Peter's probably 'too cool' to go to church, but I'd say he'd follow in his uncle's footsteps if he does go to church.The characters that have religion play into their stories are that way because their religion played an important part in who they are as a character and it effects their decisions and their stories, no one more so than Matt Murdock. These of course are all speculative theories, but hope they help! kung_fu_lizard 08/17/2003, Spider-man, just to throw a wrench into the works, may believe in reincarnation, having in one issue prayed to, in his next life, be bitten by a radioactive Jennifer Lopez :) Hippie_Rob 08/22/2003, Spider-man is the ultimate Catholic.A number of Spider-Man writers since Stan Lee have hinted at Peter Parker's Protestant-leaning background and beliefs. Its sting quickly subdues its prey by paralyzing the spider's central nervous system. The spider wasp carries its prey to its nest, or if the spider is too large to carry in flight, the wasp simply drags it to the nest. Rogue from the X-Men was raised as a Baptist, and Spider-Man prays to what is assumed to be a Protestant God... ...while we're on the subject, the article uses data gleaned from to imbue other superheroes with their likely religious orientations. [Uncle Ben fades away, and Peter is left standing alone, his arms still held as if hugging Uncle Ben. We next see him back in the apartment, where he has gone to sit on the edge of the bed. From: "Spidey Question for the Legion" page, started 6 July 2005, on "Captain Comics Round Table" message board/forum website ( viewed 20 December 2005): tsj017 Jul 7 2004, AM I may be mistaken, but I seem to remember Pete/Spidey having some sort of inner monologue with God in one of the latter Paul Jenkins issues of Peter Parker: Spider-Man. It was ], after the Goblin turned Flash into a vegetable [i.e., puts him into a coma and possibly a brain-dead state].One writer in particular who has depicted Peter Parker's belief in God has been J. Famous for his creation of the popular science fiction TV series garnered widespread acclaim and breathed new life into the character. In order to make the spider easier to drag, some spider wasps bite off the spider's legs, often drinking the blood that leaks form the wounds. Listen, not that I'm complaining or anything, but next incarnation, just for a change of pace, you think you could have me get bitten by a radioactive Jennifer Lopez? Prayers are, like, God's way of staying interested. In fact, most superheroes have religious backgrounds, according to .. For instance, The Thing from "The Fantastic Four" is Jewish, a fact addressed in the saga. Mary Jane Watson is still awake, as she was reading a book.] MARY JANE WATSON: So, did you have a nice stroll on the roof? Maybe in the aftermath of the Goblin/Flash storyline? The link below is to a brief review/description of the story.Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Joe Quesada has stated in his Joe Fridays column that Peter Parker is "most likely of Christian Protestant beliefs" ( Joe Fridays/New Joe Fridays28.html). I'd like to discuss what religious beliefs are favorite costumed hero's belong to. But beyond that, what do we know of superhero's beliefs?Religious affiliation has usually been a relatively taboo subject in mainstream superhero comics. I'm thinking of mostly the Marvel Universe, but you DC fans feel free to contribute as well... From: "Religious Affiliation of Comic Book Characters" forum discussion, started 10 March 2007 on "Brian Michael Bendis" part of "Comic Creator Boards" section of "Jinxworld Forums" website ( viewed 6 June 2007): Joe E , AM ASTONISHINGLY detailed site that delves into the religions of superheroes. Matt O'Keefe , AM For a lot of characters, religion shouldn't be mentioned.
Indeed, Parker's ability to think logically and rationally has often saved him from predicaments and dangers when his amazing spider-derived powers alone would have been insufficient. Gargantua 05/04/2003, Nightcrawler, Daredevil, Aurora and Huntress definitely [are Catholic].Like so many of the characters we create, ethnicity, religious beliefs... He uses an old tape recorder to record memories of his first true love, the late Gwen Stacy. The Our Father is pretty well universal among all Christian faiths - it's taken straight out of the Bible... IIRC [If I recall correctly], here's the Catholic Clix you can play: Daredevil Huntress Nightcrawler Possible Catholics (or lasped Catholics): Kingpin Gambit Hawkeye Catwoman (her sister was a nun) Plastic Man Due to strong guilt and responsibilites the following could be Catholic (or Jewish): Spider-Man Blue Beetle spanishyoda 05/26/2003, A good argument for Spidey being Catholic in comics are: A: May Parker's maiden name is Reiley, and given her age and region of the country that she grew up in it could be assumed that she is Catholic. I've been to Lutheran funeral that look a lot like Catholic, as do Orthodox. Given that Uncle Ben's of Irish descent (based on his last name) it would stand to reason that he's Catholic.and all of the things that make people who they are only come into play if they're an important part of what makes up the interesting aspects of a character from a storytelling perspective. Peter speaks as if talking directly to Gwen, recounting events from the time they had together. B: I believe in the ASM issue where Peter proposes to Mary Jane, Aunt May donated his old microscope to a Catholic Church for a fund raiser. I wouldn't use the "Our Father" as a sign of being Catholic. The same is true with the ideas of confession and alter boys. There's a very large presence of Irish Catholics in New York.After these 33 characters had been kidnapped by the Goddess, the remaining superheroes gathered to try to figure out what was going on. And then you'd get all bored and grumpy and you'd blame it on me. MSNBC published an article by Alex Johnson that cited this website as well as interviews and other sources. Peter being a very science oriented individual tends to dismiss the religious angle many times though he has been known to pray in some way but it's typically prayed with a "if you're real" or "we don't get along well, God" or some such comment. He sort of talks like those old Jewish guys you often see in the park playing chess.The Vision analyzed data about who had been taken and who had not, and explained his analysis (Now that the appropriate files have been examined I believe I have sufficient hard data to put forth that theory I mentioned earlier. The article's material about Spider-Man drew heavily from this "Religious Affiliation of Spider-Man" page. However that could just be a NYC thing, I never picked it up when I lived there. However thinking about it more and more, I have seen him celebrate Christmas. Jean_genie 08/22/2003, Christmas is a lot like Saint Patrick's Day, in that most people celebrate it for the celebration itself, and not so much for its meaning.