When Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider, he gained all of the arachnid’s abilities and became the amazing Spider-Man! But when even these powers aren’t enough, Spidey dons his patented Spider-Armor! This ceramic-metal battlesuit protects the web-slinger from all manner of attacks – giving Spidey the added time he needs to take it to the bad guys!
I got this little bugger, uh I mean, arachnid...er way back when and was shocked when I pulled him out of the toy box I decided to pop open for no reason other than to look back on old memories. Spider Armor Spider-Man was still in surprisingly good condition with only a few scratches.
The Spider Armor only appeared in one issue of the comics, Spectacular Spider-Man issue number one hundred I believe, and was destroyed that same issue but still has made numerous appearances in variant covers, video games, toys, and of course cartoons. Featured as one of many alternate Spider-Men, this version of Peter Parker was a billionaire with no secret identity and engaged to Gwen Stacy, a character previously absent from the cartoon due to a mandate that no character could die on screen.
Ever since I saw this Spiderman on the cartoon series, I knew I had to have him. This is one of the best Spidey versions ever made. The black body and silver armor plates give him a classic "I'm going to kick your arse and i'm going to do it in style" look. I was very happy to see that Toy Biz didn't just take a basic Spiderman body (Octo-Spidey, Scarlet Spider, Spiderman 2099) and add the armor plates onto it. They actually made an original mold for Armor Spidey and it turned out fantastic!!
On the show, Armor Spiderman had lots of fancy gadgets like wrist lasers, impact webbing, infrared vision, on and on. Of course there was no way to fit so many features on him and keep him in scale with the other figures in the toy line. Toy Biz decided to give Armor Spidey a web shield AND allow...[See More]
Subseries from Spider-Man - Animated Series Toy Series
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