Spider Man

Topics: Spider-Man, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics Pages: 3 (918 words) Published: May 4, 2008
The Amazing Peter Parker
Watching movies created from books I have read, I have noticed many similarities and also many differences regarding the plot. The most recent example of varying plots that I have evaluate is Spider-Man the comic series written by Stan Lee to Spider-Man the film directed by Sam Raimi. One of the main events that differ between the two is the circumstances surrounding Peter’s Uncle Ben’s murder. The differences in the murders also play a more important role in the development of Peter’s emotions in each case. In both the comic book and the movie, Peter also goes through various physical changes that affect his emotional state. Sam Raimi’s 2002 film depicts a more emotional and tragic vision of Peter Parker than Stan Lee’s The Amazing Spider-Man, because it creates more of a feeling of liability in Uncle Ben’s death.

In Sam Raimi’s 2002 film when Peter started developing his new abilities, he would stop coming home after school in order to practice controlling his powers. One night Peter forgot to come home even though he promised he would help his Uncle paint the kitchen. At that point, Uncle Ben noticed that Peter was acting strange. While Uncle Ben was driving Peter to the library he asked Peter if everything was alright and if he needed to talk about anything. Uncle Ben goes on and on about the changes of life and he says to Peter he understands what he is going through. However, Peter is not going through the daily teenage hormones his Uncle is talking about. Peter becomes offensive because he is not going through regular human mutation, but something no one has ever experienced before. Peter becomes very upset and storms out of the car. Little did Uncle Ben know, Peter was actually out trying to win money wrestling as Spider-Man. When Peter was on his way back to the library from the wrestling match, he noticed a crowd of people standing out front. When he reaches the center of the crowd, Peter finds a dying Uncle Ben. In...
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