Characters : Spider-Man : Costume : Merged & Mutated

Spider-Man often gets merged or mutated, it's one of the things that Super-Heroes just get used to. Sometimes, it's just physical, but sometimes there's a costume change as well. For example...

Spider-Phoenix

In Spider-Man #25, Spider-Man fools around with Excalibur. As everyone knows, Excalibur are a pretty wacky bunch, and nobody is surprised when Spider-Man merges with Phoenix to become... Spider-Phoenix.

Hey, maybe we need a list of times that Peter Parker has wielded the Power Cosmic?

Captain Universe Spider-Man

In Amazing Spider-Man #329, Spider-Man's cosmic powers are finally explained, as he is revealed in fact to be Captain Universe - and his previous cosmic capabilites have been a practice session for the ultimate battle, against the Tri-Sentinel.

The Captain Universe powers change his costume, however the Spider-Man face mask is sufficient I guess to qualify this as a Mutated Spider-Man costume, and hence here it is.

Spider-Carnage

In Amazing Spider-Man #410, Carnage melds with Spider-Man, or Spider-Ben, as it is at the time. The result is not very pretty, and certainly not very good for society.

After a little carnage at Ravencroft, everybodies favourite red symbiote eventually ends up back with Cletus Kassady, where he belongs.

Spider-Venom

Of course, it had to happen, but I'm surprised at how long it took for us to see Spider-Venom. This didn't happen in the official universe, it occured in the MC2 universe - in Spider-Girl #5 to be exact.

The symbiote escapes from captivity, and tracks down Peter Parker, the former Spider-Man, merging to become Spider-Venom. It's up to May Parker, and Uncle Phil (the former Green Goblin) to save the day.

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