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Times that Spider-Man Killed All His Villains

Times that Spider-Man Killed All His Villains

Spider-Man, our beloved wall-crawling hero, is known for his unwavering moral compass, always seeking to bring villains to justice without crossing the line.

But what happens when the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man finds himself in scenarios where that line gets blurred?

Let’s dive into some of the most intriguing moments in the Spider-Verse where Spider-Man ends up taking drastic actions against his foes, showcasing a darker side to his character that fans rarely see.

When Spider-Man Is Turned Into a Zombie

Imagine a universe where our hero faces one of his most gruesome challenges yet—the zombie apocalypse.

Here, Spider-Man is transformed into a flesh-eating zombie, and the story takes a dark turn right from the start. Tragically, Mary Jane and Aunt May are his first victims.

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As the outbreak spreads, Spider-Man, driven by an insatiable hunger, clashes with the Sinister Six. Kraven the Hunter is the first to fall, followed by a devastating blow to Mysterio that seals his fate.

One by one, Doc Ock, the Vulture, Electro, and Kingpin meet their grisly ends at the hands of Zombie Spider-Man.

The climax reaches a harrowing conclusion with Sandman, who, in a desperate bid to stop Spider-Man, fills him with sand and tears the Spider-Zombie inside out.


For those who dare, you can find out more in the full, chilling saga of Marvel Zombies Return (2009).

In the “Spider-Man vs. Wolverine” Comics

In the gripping narrative of “Spider-Man vs. Wolverine,” Spider-Man finds himself in a rare, grim situation where he inadvertently takes a life.

The story unfolds with Spider-Man and Wolverine embroiled in a black ops mission, tangled in a web spun around a woman named Charlemagne.

As tensions escalate, the mission takes a tragic turn, leading to an intense confrontation between the two heroes.

Amidst their struggle, Spider-Man, driven by his acute senses, delivers an impulsive, forceful strike.

Tragically, his intended target is Wolverine; but instead, the blow fatally strikes Charlemagne, resulting in her death in Wolverine’s arms.

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This moment marks a haunting chapter in Spider-Man’s legacy, showcasing the unpredictable and often tragic outcomes of their battles.

While the original “Spider-Man vs. Wolverine” comic depicts Spider-Man’s accidental killing of Charlemagne, the subsequent “What If? Spider-Man vs. Wolverine” explores an alternate reality.

In this “what-if”, Peter Parker, haunted by his previous actions in the first comic, never returns home but instead remains in Europe.

Alongside Wolverine and a character named Nebo, they embark on a mission to eradicate terrorist groups, which becomes their life’s pursuit.

This path leads to several lethal encounters, though not by Spider-Man’s hand alone. The story delves into the complexities of espionage and the burdens of life-and-death decisions, presenting a Spider-Man who grapples with the darker shades of heroism

Spider-Man Starts Killing

When Spider-Man Still Remains the Venom Symbiote

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After refusing to relinquish the Venom symbiote, Spider-man faces a tragic turning point. The catalyst for his descent into vengeance comes unexpectedly—during an attack by Hobgoblin at Aunt May’s home, in a cruel twist of fate, Aunt May is killed.

This loss shatters Peter’s restraint, propelling him into a vengeful fury that sees him dispatching the Hobgoblin with a single, devastating blow.

Driven by his grief and rage, Spider-Man embarks on a relentless hunt, targeting his foes with a newfound ruthlessness. Shocker, Scorpion, and even the formidable Fisk fall before his unleashed power.

In a desperate attempt to stop him, J. Jonah Jameson collaborates with the surviving villains, luring Spider-Man to a remote trap.

But they underestimate him. Freed from his self-imposed limitations, Spider-Man demonstrates a terrifying level of strength, effortlessly overcoming the ambush.

The climax of this saga reveals a twist—Jameson’s realization that Peter Parker and Spider-Man are one and the same.

Using this knowledge, he confronts Spider-Man, managing to expose him to fire and thereby separate him from the symbiote, ultimately saving Peter from himself.

If interested, you can find out more and read “Spider-Man: The Spider’s Shadow” series.

What if Spiderman Killed All His Villains?

Last Words

These stories, while exploring the darker possibilities within Spider-Man’s world, serve as potent reminders of the heavy burdens heroes carry and the profound consequences of the choices they make.

Spider-Man’s journey through these narratives challenges him in ways that question the very essence of heroism, making us ponder: what defines a hero in the face of overwhelming darkness?

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