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He is referring to Atticus Finch from "To Kill a Mockingbird." In that story Atticus Finch was a lawyer who staunchly defended a black man whom everyone in town believed was guilty. Jameson calls Peter that because of Peter's rush to defend Spider Man.


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First off, since you mentioned the comics: in the original comic string, this is not a line spoken by Uncle Ben. Rather, it's an unspoken caption on one of the panels (that is, it's not actually spoken by any character.) However, in later comics, Peter's flashbacks to the days when Ben is alive have shown him saying it, which is where the movies drew their ...


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The phrase itself predates Spider-man: The phrase "with great power goes great responsibility" was spoken by J. Hector Fezandie in an 1894 graduation address at The Stevens Institute of Technology - "The Moral Influence of a Scientific Education", The Stevens Indicator, Volume 11, Page 217.The exact phrase was repeated during a speech by President Harry ...


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Because Spiderman wasn't known yet and they were too far away. Peter Parker also didn't wear the costume he's later known for but rather a crude costume he made for a wrestling match. In fact, from that distance it just looks like a random guy in a baggy red pullover and jeans: Even if they did spot that spider symbol and made the connection later when he ...


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It's a reference to the Roman: Quintus Caecilius Pomponianus (born Titus Pomponius; c. November 110 – 31 March 32 BC),1 better known by his cognomen Atticus, was a celebrated editor, banker, and patron of letters from an old but not strictly noble Roman family of the equestrian class and the gens Pomponia. He is best remembered as the closest friend of ...


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There were only two identifiable costumes I can pick. One is from Stingray, but it was put with utility belt sound like Batman-ish. Even the Dutch Wikipedia article assumes the same. The second costume I can relate with comics is Venom, the black costume he has drawn with the title "need more colour", it was just added with a bit red otherwise it was the ...



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