Talk:Alternative versions of Spider-Man

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Merge Proposal[edit]

No Merge Merging Spider-Man 2099 into Spider-Man is just dumb -- 05:28, 16 September 2007 (UTC)

They are guidelines and as such can have exceptions. Equally just because we have a list here doesn't mean everything has to be automatically merged into it - there are exceptions here already and there is no reason Spider-Man 2099 can't have its own section here and a link to the full entry using {{main}}. Looking over the character they seem to have had number of other versions themselves as well as cropping up in games and toys so I'd be comfortable with suggesting we keep this - it does need work though. I probably would vote to merge Spider-Man 2211 if anyone was interested in proposing it. (Emperor 01:48, 17 September 2007 (UTC))
No Merge mention on the page I agree with; however, I discourage a complete merge. I feel that the character is chief amongst a specific Marvel imprint, and that sigificance merits it's own page. The Spiderman 2099 is not a stub and merging it into this article would only be a disservice to that article. 23:04, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

No Merge - as with Hulk 2099, the character and the comic have a separate significance unrelated to Spider-man and require their own article to express. Merging would lead to relevant information being left out or the over-expansion of the alternate spider-man article. Terrypin 14:54, 24 September 2007 (UTC)

No Merge: Spider-Man 2099 was part of an alternate universe comic for 4 years, and still is used somewhat sporadically (now in Exiles). Just as there is an Ultimate Spider-Man article, there should be a Spider-Man 2099 article. Notthegoatseguy 18:12, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

No merge -Freak104 21:27, 21 October 2007 (UTC)

  • Discussion closed with consensus of no merge. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:47, 21 October 2007 (UTC)

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Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man[edit]

There was a comic series called Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man.

Is somebody making notes of this?


As noted on the Poison discussion page, there are two separate marvel characters within the Poison article, one of which is the alternate whatif spider-man Poison. Within that discussion, we have decided to remove the alternate spider-man from that page, and move the content to this page. However, if there are any major objectives, the move can be reconsidered. --Darktower 12345 01:09, 5 August 2009 (UTC)


The story of One More Day, and every story following it, is still firmly entrenched in the core 616 Marvel universe. It is not anything more than a retcon, which is fairly common in superhero comics. I know some in the fandom don't like the retcon OMD introduced, or the stories that the BND team has told, and you're entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts. I see no reason why this should be listed under "Alternate Versions", especially since almost every other alternate version is literally from a different Marvel Comics Universe. Notthegoatseguy (talk) 18:01, 4 October 2010 (UTC)

Spider-Man 1602 is Dead[edit]

The Spider-Man killed by Morlun in Guardians of the Galaxy Free Comic Book Day Special Vol 1 was confirmed to be the one from Marvel 1602 by Nick Lowe: "As you said, the Free Comic Book Day 2014 story with Spider-Man 1602 was in fact first “Edge of Spider-Verse” story, and that ended not well for Spider-Man 1602." Citation: (talk) 17:50, 28 June 2014 (UTC)

That's why you are supposed to include references when you add potentially challenged information. If you had added that reference when you first added that information, like you should have done, it would not have been removed. In the future make sure you add references when you add new information. Spidey104 13:33, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

The Webslinger/Webswinger[edit]

Alternative versions of Spider-Man#Avataars: Covenant of the Shield says The Webslinger (notice the L) but Madame Web#Other versions says Webswinger (W instead of L, no The). Which is correct? (and how many other articles mention this version of the character and thus need correction)? As an aside, i feel like Madame Webb should redirect to Madame Web. -- (talk) 06:03, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

I'd have to read the original series to know for sure. The article for the mini-series doesn't say either way. Since it's a minor hardly known mini-series I'm betting we have already mentioned all of the articles this is listed on. I checked the other characters who are in the mini-series and this mini-series isn't even mentioned in their 'Alternative versions...' list. I'd bet it's supposed to be WebsWinger because you sWing a sword and he's normally called the websLinger. Spidey104 16:06, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

Merge discussion[edit]

There is a WP:REDUNDANTFORK at List of incarnations of Spider-Man that should be merged into this page. Jujutsuan (Please notify with {{re}} talk | contribs) 01:37, 29 June 2016 (UTC)

@Spidey104: You seem to be very involved on Spider-Man pages. Would you agree with merging these two? Jujutsuan (Please notify with {{re}} talk | contribs) 23:16, 12 July 2016 (UTC)
I don't care much if the page gets merged back. But keep in mind that there are redirections of certain characters if it does get merged that need to be moved again. Mostly I oppose in prose that there is a Captain America and Batman list split off between alternate takes and mainstream takes as well. They just have different titles. This page is dedicated to alternate universe versions while the "incarnations" page is dedicated to all the characters that were named Spider-Man and/or Spider-Man family within the mainstream universe. Jhenderson 777 22:31, 16 July 2016 (UTC)
I oppose the merge because incarnations of Spider-Man are for characters from the same universe, and therefore are different people. The alternative versions of Spider-Man are (typically) Peter Parker as a different version in a different universe. Spidey104 01:52, 26 July 2016 (UTC)
Then shouldn't "incarnations" just be a section maybe called "Earth 616" or similar) in the "alternative versions" article? juju (hajime! | waza) 02:29, 26 July 2016 (UTC)

Change Peni Parker for SP//dr[edit]

Hello, everyone. I think that the Peni Parker character as an alternative version should be changed to the name SP//dr. Why? Because as writer Gerard Way says on this source, his "version of Spider-Man takes the shape of a government project: SP//dr". The thing is that SP//dr is made of three components: the girl named Peni Parker, the machine and a psychic spider; Peni is the equivalent to Peter Parker, but the version of Spider-Man is SP//dr. --Jorge (talk) 04:38, 6 January 2017 (UTC)