The Evolution of Spider-Man [Infographic]

The Evolution of Spider-Man

2017 Update: just in time for Spider-Man: Homecoming, we've updated our infographic to include all Spiderman suits until Homecoming. Don't call it a sequel, more like a soft reboot! The original blog introduction is below:

"Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can." Boy...that song is almost as iconic as Spider-Man himself! Even though the classic red suit with black webbing detail is the most recognizable of Spidey's looks, the costume has seen some interesting alterations throughout the years. Join us as we untagle the web of Spider-Man's changing fashions. From the Spider's evolution in print, to the suit's changes on film, we cover all Spiderman's costumes! If you enjoy Spiderman cosplay costumes, there are so many options here if you want to try a different Spidey look.


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The Evolution of Spider-Man

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Wyatt Edwards

Wyatt Edwards is the Internet Wizard at, where he is lead editor and writes about superheroes and pop culture. He has been interviewed about costume trends by numerous entertainment and news outlets.

His past costumes include a rocket surgeon, Wikipedia, Optimus Prime, and a picnic. Yes, a picnic. Wyatt also plays Dungeons & Dragons but doesn't put on fancy costumes for that. You can find him on Twitter @whatandwyatt.