Benjamin Richard Parker (Marvel)(MC2)
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Benjamin Richard Parker is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics alternate future MC2 universe. He is the younger brother of May Parker/Spider-Girl, and the son of Mary Jane and Peter Parker (Spider-Man).
Benjamin is born after a complicated pregnancy. Because his father's genetic code was altered when he received his powers, Ben is at a high risk of being born with some kind of genetic abnormality: deformity, disability, or perhaps even mutant powers. Due to the risk to Mary Jane's health, her obstetrician advises her to consider abortion. However, remembering that she had faced similar risks when pregnant with her daughter May, Mary Jane decides to proceed with the pregnancy.
Ben is born while his sister is fighting Seth, and to his family's relief, is apparently a perfectly healthy, normal little boy. Whether he'll gain powers similar to his father or sister remains unknown. It is possible he may become the next male Spider-Man or possibly Spider-Boy.
His first name Benjamin is in honor of his uncle and great uncle, while his second name Richard is in honor of his grandfather.
In Amazing Spider-Girl #9, Benjamin seems to display some superhuman abilities, namely balancing a toy block on one finger while spinning his arm at a fast speed. He was also seen dangling the block from his finger on a web-like string.
Spider-Girl's little brother.
First Appearance: Spider-Girl (1998) #59
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Amazing Spider-Girl (2006)
#1 Amazing Spider-Man Family (2008)
- 'Whatever Happened to the Daughter of Spider-Man? Part 1'#2
- 'Whatever Happened to the Daughter of Spider-Man?, Part 2: Rocked by Reverb!'#3
- 'A Bitter Frost'#4#5
- 'Whatever Happened to the Daughter of Spider-Man?.Part 6:The Hobgoblin and the Hostage'#7
- 'The Closet'#9
- 'Specimen 297!'#10
- 'Comes the Carnage!'#11
- 'The Bough Breaks!'#12
- 'Only The Innocent Must Die!'#13
- 'I, Hobgoblin!'#14
- 'The Enemy Of My Enemy!'#15
- 'Dark Destiny!'#16
- 'Broken Bonds'#17
- 'A Matter Of Trust!'#18
- 'My Ally, My Enemy'#20
- 'A Brand New May!'#21
- 'Who's That Girl?'#22
- 'Deadly Crossroad!'#23
- 'Did Someone Say Clones?!'#24
- 'My Enemy, Myself!'#25#25 (Variant Cover)#26#27#28#29
- 'The End Of Mays'#30
- 'Never Say Die!'
Amazing Spider-Man Magazine (2007)
Last Hero Standing (2005)
#1 Spectacular Spider-Girl (2010)
- 'Who will be the...Last Hero Standing'#2#3
#59 Spider-Girl: The End! (2010)
- 'Proof of Life!'#60
- 'Marked for Death!'#62
- 'Every Hand Against Her'#64
- 'Grave Matters'#66
- 'If This Be Victory!'#79
- 'When Destiny Calls!'#83
- 'Kill Phil!'#94
- 'Old Soldiers'#98
- 'Sacrifices Must Be Made'#99
- 'Family Ties'#100
- 'If Death Be My Destiny'
#1 The Spectacular Spider-Girl (2009)
- 'The End of Spider-Girl!'
#1 Web of Spider-Man (2009)
- 'Who is Gwen Reilly?'#6
- 'Like a Fury Scorned!'#9
- 'Choosing Sides!'#10
- 'A Matter of Trust!'
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