Spiderman and Batman are two of the most famous superheroes in comic book history. While Spiderman actually has supernatural powers, Batman relies on technologically advanced gadgets and weapons to fight crime.

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Species Homo Sapien Human Spider mix
Created by Bill Finger (developer, not credited), Bob Kane Stan Lee, Steve Ditko
Alter ego Bruce Wayne Peter Parker, poor teenager from New York and science whiz
Abilities Genius-level intellect, peak physical and mental conditioning, exceptional martial artist, brilliant deductive skills, inexhaustible wealth, advanced technology and bat gadgets, and he always has his contingencies Superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility, reflexes, durability, ability to stick to solid surfaces, spider sense, night vision, accelerated healing factor, toxic stingers that extend from forearms, ability to produce spider-web
Gender Male Male
Publisher DC Comics Marvel Comics
Team affiliations Batman Family, Justice League, Wayne Enterprises, Outsiders, Batmen of All Nations, Batman Incorporated New Avengers, Daily Bugle, Secret Avengers, New Fantastic Four
Weaknesses His allies turning against him Prone to mutation.
Enemies The Joker, Two-Face, The Court Of Owls/Talon, The Ventriloquist, Owlman, The Penguin, Catwoman, Harley Quinn, Scarecrow, Black Mask, Calculator, Clayface, Mister Freeze, Cluemaster, Deadshot, The Falcone Crime Family, Hugo Strange, The Riddler, Hush Venom, Sandman, The Green Goblin, The Kingpin, Dr. Octopus, Carnage, Hob Goblin, Lizard, Chameleon, Rhino, Shocker, Vulture, Kraven, Cardiac, Carnivore, Taskmaster, Chaos.
Allies Justice League, Batmen of All Nations, All of the Robins, Nightwing etc. Aunt May, Avengers, New Avengers, Spiderwoman, Fantastic Four, Black Cat, New Fantastic Four
First appearance Detective Comics #27 May 1939) Amazing Fantasy #15
Intellect Very high intelligence, one of the smartest people in the world, greatest detective, a survivalist Genius
Love interests Catwoman, Julie Madison, Vicki Vale, Talia Al-Ghul, Sasha Bordeaux, Roan Twomey (aka Red Riding Hood) and Silver St. Cloud. Mary Jane, Felicia Hardy, Ms. Marvel, Betty Brant, Liz Allen, Gwen Stacy, and a whole bunch more
Costume Batman's costume incorporates the imagery of a bat in order to frighten criminals. The details of the Batman costume change repeatedly through various stories and media, but the most distinctive elements remain consistent: a scallop-hem cape The primary colors are red and blue, with black webbing covering the chest. Alternatively, he has an all-black suit with a single white spider on the front and back.
Aliases The Dark Knight, Caped Crusader, the Bat Spidey, Web-Head
Homeworld Gotham City Earth
Children Dick Grayson (Adopted), Jason Todd (Adopted), Tim Drake (Adopted) and Damian Wayne (from Talia Al Ghul) None
Occupation Gotham detective; owner and Chairman of Wayne Enterprises Superhero, but he has also had the job as a photographer for Daily Bugle, as well as running Parker Industries, and a teacher job
Portrayed by Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale, Ben Affleck. Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, Neil Patrick Harris.
Introduction In the name of his murdered parents, Bruce Wayne wages eternal war on the criminals of Gotham City. He is vengeance. He is the night. He is Batman. Bitten by a radioactive spider, Peter Parker’s arachnid abilities give him amazing powers he uses to help others, while his personal life continues to offer plenty of obstacles.
Family Thomas Wayne and Martha Wayne (parents), Thomas Wayne Jr. (older brother) Richard and Mary Parker (parents), Ben and May Parker (uncle and aunt)
Nationality American American
Appearances on Screen Seen in many incarnations. Most notably the Dark Knight Series. But there is also the 1960's show, Michel Keaton, Ben Affleck, and lots of cartoons. The Raimi series w/ Tobey Maguire, the Amazing Spider-Man series w/ Andrew Garfield, and the Spider-Man: Homecoming series in the MCU w/ Tom Holland. Many cartoons some of the best including Spectacular Spider-Man.

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