The Spider Society

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The Spider Society
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Amazing Spider-Man vol. 2 #30
Created by J. Michael Straczynski
John Romita, Jr.
In-story information
Type of organization Secret society
Base(s) WebCorps, New York City
Leader(s) Ezekiel Sims
Sofia Corazon
Anya Corazon

The Spider Society is a fictional secret society appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. It is featured in the Spider-Man titles and, more prominently, in Araña: Heart of the Spider. The Society was started in Castile in 1099.

Over the years, the Spider Society used Hunters to fight the superheroine Wasp and her society The Sisterhood of the Wasp. The Hunters are part of a bloodline.

Members[edit]

  • Alice Copeland
  • Anya Corazon[1]
  • Sophia Corazon[1] - deceased[2]
  • Benicio del Corazon
  • Jessica Drew
  • Phil Healy
  • Miguel Legar
  • Ted Mankowski
  • Todd Matheson
  • Smitty McJameson
  • Roberto Ramirez
  • Paulo Ramistas
  • Gabe Roberson
  • Simon Sanderson
  • Ezekiel Sims
  • Nina Smith
  • Ralph Thompson
  • Theodore Whitefoot

WebCorps[edit]

Based at 200 John Street, Manhattan, New York, WebCorps is a front for the Spider Society. According to Amazing Fantasy #3, it is a shell company inside another shell company, inside an offshore private company incorporated in Brazil by three guys whose death certificates read one year earlier than the certificate of incorporation.

  • Phil Healy
  • Miguel Legar
  • Ted Mankowski
  • Simon Sanderson
  • Ezekiel Sims
  • Nina Smith

Succession of Hunters[edit]

  • 1880-1897 - Paulo Ramistas
  • 1897-1911 - Roberto Ramirez
  • ????-???? - Jessica Drew
  • 1967-1970 - Ralph Thompson
  • 1969-1970 - Smitty McJameson
  • 1970-1975 - Todd Matheson
  • 1975-1980 - Gabe Roberson
  • 1980-1982 - Theodore Whitefoot
  • 1982-2004 - Ezekiel Sims
  • ????-???? - Sophia Corazon
  • 200?-???? - Anya Corazon
  • Currently - Nina Smith

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Amazing Fantasy vol. 2 #1
  2. ^ Amazing Fantasy vol. 2 #8