Back in Black Spider-Man: Amidst the chaos of the Secret Wars, Spider-Man discovers a new, sleek black costume to replace his tattered threads. This incredible new costume responded to his thoughts and even produced its own webbing. Unbeknownst to Spider-Man, the costume was actually an evil, alien life-form, bent on permanently bonding with his body.
Tarantula: Anton Rodriguez was recruited by his South American government be their national symbol - a role Tarantula rejected to persue a life of crime. With his retractable finger blades and toe spikes, Tarantula can climb almost any surface!