Considering Spider-Man is often defined as one of Marvel’s “street-level” superheroes, it’s surprisingly frequent that he gets himself caught up in universe-ending, cosmic-level events that stretch far beyond the bank robberies and small-time criminals he’s used to tackling in New York. While he’s undoubtedly become one of Marvel’s heavy hitters in the decades following his initial introduction, like his fellow crime-fighting companions he’s also no stranger to a good old fashioned beatdown.
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This is particularly evident in the marketing material for the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming, in which Spidey appears to be having a pretty rough time going head-to-head with Michael Keaton’s Vulture; a villain who’s spent years collecting and experimenting with weaponry scavenged from the debris of Avengers battles. In keeping with that idea, let’s take a look at some of the