Sure, Peter Parker technically was a teenager, not an adult, but that doesn't mean an adult shouldn't portray him in one of these licensed Spider-Man costumes. After all, have you seen the comic book covers? The muscular definition was not that of some scrawny high school nerd. Also, teenagers know very little about responsibility, so his uncle Ben's advice would be better considered by a more mature person. When you assume the identity of Spider-Man, you can be that person. Maybe you aren't totally mature, after all you are about to dress up like a comic book character, but you can definitely be the man Peter Parker was trying to become.
Home Themes Superhero Spider-Man. Arguably the most recognizable comic character in Marvel Universe, The Amazing Spider-Man is admired by children and adults alike for his special powers and personality. So it's no surprise that we strive to be the best source for Spider-Man Halloween costumes. Once a college student named Peter Parker, the amazing transformation to a greater destiny began when he was bitten by a radioactive spider and becomes Spider-Man.