Ben and Peter used Trainer's lab to figure out the truth themselves, and both came to the same conclusion. Fortunately for Ben, Peter was able to get Kaine to confess to the murder and Ben was released. Skepticism followed his debut as many people were uncertain what to make of him and whether he was the same Spider-Man or someone new. The Jackal activated the bomb, seemingly dying and killing the clone. Benjamin "Ben" Reilly (/ˈraɪli/), also known as Scarlet Spider, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. However, Carnage would later become a clone of Gwen Stacy rather than Peter Parker. The issue was later revisited in What If vol. In 2011's Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, has a downloadable costume pack that includes Ben Reilly's original costume wearable as a costume for. With Peter going off the deep end, it was up to Ben to stop the Jackal's insane plan to detonate a genetic bomb in New York. He also dyes his hair blond to differentiate himself from Peter. Ben also was not willing to reveal his identity to anyone, because he had the responsibility of protecting Peter's identity as well as his own. Scarlet Spider appeared in the X-Men animated series. Ben Reilly as the new, Sensational Spider-Man! This caused Peter to become the monstrous Spider-Carnage. Following the Burglar's first one-off appearance, there have been multiple successors to the Burglar identity. Ben's most notable legacy, however, was his son. Both the over-dramatic name and the homemade costume of this identity were meant to be somewhat ridiculous, and it was unexpected how successful Ben as the Scarlet Spider became. The change in costume initially prompts the Daily Bugle to claim there is a new Spider-Man, but Ben and Mary Jane, throw them off the scent and the story is dropped. As such, the original proposal was to have this clone revealed to be the original Peter Parker. Ben struggles for control of himself, and tries to prevent the symbiote from taking over, the subsequent inner battle with the creature ends when he has John Jameson take him to a cell designed to hold Carnage, willingly subjects himself to a potentially fatal dose of microwave radiation to try to kill the symbiote, which returns to Cletus via the pipes. Eventually, two cosmic entities force the heroes of both realities to fight a series of duels for the survival of their respective universes. Ben's next stop was at the Andry Correctional Facility to visit Dr. Curt Connors, a.k.a. This victory over one of Spider-Man's major adversaries helps Reilly gain the confidence he needs to believe that he can, perhaps, be a hero in his own right. In the process, Ben appeared to be killed in an explosion, and Peter, fearful of the consequences of a corpse of a second Peter Parker being found, dropped Ben's body into a smokestack. The symbiote, finding Ben very familiar, tried to bond with him only for Ben to reject it by sheer force of will. Like in the comics he cuts his hair short and dyes it blonde. Ben Reilly was created by the Jackal, and was the first successful clone of Peter Parker; the first clone, Kaine, suffered from clone degeneration which made him unstable. He has stalked the Reilly family for some time to find Ben, mistakes Peter for Ben and attacks. Venom was just the beginning. The Jackal, in his deranged grief over Gwen Stacy's death, pitted Ben against the real Spider-Man in Shea Stadium, putting both in identical costumes and allowing both to believe they were the true Peter Parker. After Peter and Ben risked their lives fighting the new Doctor Octopus, Peter realized he could not be a father and Spider-Man at the same time, so he proudly gave the mantle to Ben. Ben's violent past with Kaine came back to haunt not him but Peter. Originally, this entire three act story for Ben was intended to run its course by the 400th issue of Amazing Spider-Man. He dons a different costume identical to his comic book appearance. The pregnancy was fine, but he claimed there was signs that one of the parents was a clone. Kaine and Ryder escape as police arrive. While never actually appearing in a video game, Ben's original Scarlet Spider-Man costume and Sensational Spider-Man costume has been iconic as it is the most recurring Spider-Man costume to appear as a wearable alternate in Spider-Man video games. There was little that Ben could do as Peter was charged and put in jail. First Appearance: The Spectacular Spider-Man #231 (February, 1996) The skeleton of a failed clone the Jackal threw down the smokestack Peter Parker originally dumped Ben Reilly's body in after their battle at Shea Stadium as part of a plot to confuse Peter and Ben in the future. Scarlet Spider was featured in Hasbro's Titan Hero line. He also possesses a genius level intellect, the "Parker luck," and the same snappy wit. Benjamin "Ben" Reilly, the first major version of the Scarlet Spider, is a clone of Spider-Man created by the Jackal. The clone, believing himself to be the original, place Peter in cryogenic storage for the time being and left to resume what he believed was his life. For a brief time, the Scarlet Spider joins the New Warriors, though none of the team members fully accepts Reilly because he refuses to reveal his identity. His time on the team proved to be very short, but in that brief time, he and Justice did not forge a very good relationship. This Peter was not so dark and brooding as he had been in the mainstream continuity, and after a brief scuffle, Ben found Peter able to put aside the hostility and accept that he had returned. Scarlet Spider was featured in The Classic Marvel Figurine Collection from Eaglemoss Publications. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. When realizing the stakes, they decided to team up in an attempt to save the Gwen Stacy clone and a captured Ned Leeds. He took up the identity of Darkdevil and became an ally of his cousin Spider-Girl. Ben Reilly bonding with the Carnage Symbiote becoming the Spider-Carnage. For further details: X-Men: The Animated Series. Besides fighting Kaine, Ben sporadically engages in heroics; although he dislikes playing the hero as it reminds him of life as Peter Parker, he finds himself unable to ignore his spider-sense. In this way, he was more Peter Parker than Spider-Man was at the time. Possessing Peter's intellect Ben took a spare set of Peter's web shooters and over time modified them. Peter Parker, The Amazing Spider-Man #149 - Even If I Live, I Die. One of these clones was turned into a weapon by being crafted to cybernetic hardware, making him very similar to the Scorpion. The world as he understood it fell apart, and he left New York. Ben had been in his first fight with Venom in the previous issue and found himself ill prepared. When the Jackal's programming forced Spider-Man to try to kill Mary Jane, Ben had no choice but to kill him as Peter begged him to. The proposal was met with skepticism at first, but soon, J.M. Peter changes into his costume and fights with Ryder, who claims to be looking for Ben Reilly, who murdered his family. It was the plan at this time for Ben to soon be revealed as the true Peter Parker rather than the clone and take over the Spider-Man identity for a time with Peter eventually being restored to it after seeing how Ben fared with readers. Eventually, the Green Goblin returned to abduct May in order to use her blood to cure a mysterious condition of his own. First Appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #149 Ben Reilly was a clone of Spider-Man created by the Jackal . However, the Grim Hunter would pursue Kaine after Ben left and be killed by Ben's nemesis. Ben trusts Trainer completely because he helps Ben survive his aimless wanderings, provides Reilly with forged credentials allowing him to find work for a few months at a time. When Kaine killed a corrupt policewoman named Louise Kennedy, the Police believed that Reilly was the murderer because both clones have identical fingerprints. The Grim Hunter, son of Kraven, began hunting him under the belief that he was simply Spider-Man in disguise. Scarlet Spider While Peter began to question things, Ben refused to play along as he had long ago accepted that he was just a clone regardless of what the Jackal now tried to imply. To this point however, Ben has not been brought back in the. However, his real name could still possibly be Kaine. When Peter Parker is framed and arrested for Kaine's murders, Ben switches places with him so Peter can remain free and uncover the truth, and allows Peter to use the Scarlet Spider costume for a brief time. Scarlet Spider, along with the Clone Saga in general, became so popular that Ben's time using this identity was extended significantly longer than he was ever intended to use it. He was a purer version of Peter Parker that had not been burdened by the events that had recently dragged Spider-Man into brooding darkness, but his time away from costumed super-heroics had also left him rusty and less experienced. Learn all about Scarlet Spider both on screen and in comics! He was on his last leg when he found an unlikely ally in Kaine, who hated the Jackal more than Ben at the moment. In the episode \"Nightmare In Green\", where Doctor Doom fools Hulk into believing that the Fantastic Four are his enemies then Hulk's friend because Rick Jones is hanging out with Human Torch, the shadowed figure of the Scarlet Spider can be seen hanging underneath a building ledge. In this reality, it was Ben Reilly who raised Peter's daughter, May Parker. Together, they were able to defuse it. Witnessing the fight, Mary Jane realized who Ben really was, though part of her knew it all along. Ben got a second wind and succeeded in defeating one of Spider-Man's most dangerous villains, using a new type of webbing he had developed to separate Eddie Brock from the symbiote. 2. During the DC vs. Marvel intercompany crossover storyline, Ben inadvertently travels to a parallel reality before the rest of his native universe's inhabitants after passing by an alley during a patrol and being exposed to the dimensional rift within it. He designed a new Spider-Man costume to mark the occasion rather than use the same as Peter's. First appearance of the Spidey Clone Ben Reilly. When he witnessed Peter and Mary Jane Watson in an embrace, Ben decided to embark on a nomadic life. Ben later becomes the replacement Spider-Man for a time at Peter's request, when Peter retires to raise his unborn child. Ben fought him, saving May and acquiring the goblin serum that could hold the key to curing her. The final straw was the return of Venom. Ben Urich Beppo Berserker Beta Ray Bill Betty Cooper Betty Ross Beyonder Bibbo Bibbowski Big Barda Big Hero 6 Binary (Carol Danvers) Bizarro Superman Black Adam Black Bolt Black Canary (Dinah Drake Lance) Black Cat (Felicia Hardy) Devastated, the clone still chose to free Peter from the cryogenic tank rather than steal Peter's life. Ben was caught between two killers, trying to keep alive while trying to keep them from killing each other as well. He made sure both Eddie and the symbiote were taken in by authorities. It also got out of control when Scream arrived and Venom began trying to kill her as well. Scarlet Spider was featured in ToyBiz's Marvel Universe line. There, Ben encounters Peter Parker, who has become bitter and angry following several tragedies. Ben Reilly was the first successful clone of Spider-Man created by the Jackal. After his spider-sense prompts him to save a family from being killed during a robbery, he accepts that he cannot give in to despair and must try to make a difference when he can. Ben travelled to Tahuexco, Guatemala, to offer a job to Aleksei Sytsevich, formerly known as Rhino. Ben works there for a year, battling villains. After giving Francine a costume modeled after Max's and bringing the Prowler back to life, Reilly revealed one of his secrets to the Prowler, convincing him to join his cause. Ben, like all of Peter's clones, does not set off Peter's Spider-Sense and vice versa. Norman intends to blow up the building, with most of Peter and Ben's' friends inside it after they were sent false invitations. Spider-Man retrieved the \"corpse\" and buried him at a industrial chimney. He attempted to confuse the issue of who was the clone and who was the original. The clone of Spider-Man who would go on to become Ben Reilly was created by Gerry Conway and Ross Andru and first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man issue 149 (1975). When Ben died, though, his body decomposed rapidly, proving Seward Trainer's hypothesis. One of the people Mister Hyde gives Spider-Man's powers to appears in a costume that Ben wore as the Scarlet Spider in a jail cell, where the real Spider-Man had put him. Ben Reilly was the most genetically stable of the many clones of Spider-Man created by Professor Miles Warren, the Jackal. Ultimately, the battle with Gaunt proves to be Ben's undoing; Ben is attacked by the original Green Goblin (Norman Osborn), who has survived his last fight with Spider-Man while his spider-sense was still disabled by a gas Gaunt had used. Ben is finally forced to drop the Scarlet Spider identity when, after getting involved in gang warfare between the second Doctor Octopus and Alistair Smythe, a holographic version of the Scarlet Spider is created, which ruins Ben's reputation in a vicious rampage. Ben Reilly appears as a playable character in, Scarlet Spider appears as a playable character in. As he lies dying, Ben tells Peter that Peter is now Spider-Man and will have to resume the role for Ben. The Brute (this reality's version of Beast) was charged for the murder and he pleaded guilty, and was therefore executed. Ben Reilly, the Scarlet spider first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #149 of October 1975 as Peter Parkers clone. Hunting down Helix, a project of the Jackal's that got loose, Ben teamed up with the New Warriors and ended up being invited onto the team by Firestar. 1st App. As the Scarlet Spider, Ben gave readers a lighter and more familiar Spider-Man while Peter was still in his dark and brooding phase. However, there was no clear plan for how to accomplish this and completely flip-flop on the big move of making Ben Spider-Man. Master hand … Both Ben and Peter decided it did not matter, because they had already accepted their lives. Ben Reilly made his first animated appearance on the 1994 Fantastic Four animated series. Character » Stricken with influenza, Ben meets Seward Trainer, a scientist who was secretly blackmailed by agents of the Green Goblin into keeping track of him. Circumstances beyond editorial control saw to it that Ben's overall story would go far beyond that. Ben dies and his body decomposed rapidly. With the help of Dr. Ashley Kafka and John Jameson, the Carnage symbiote was successfully removed from Reilly. Despite her grisly and tragic past, Reilly accepted her and even trusted her enough to eventually reveal to her that he was actually a clone of Spider-Man. While trying to visit Aunt May, he ran into Peter Parker, who was not happy to see that his clone was still alive. Marvel's Scarlet Spider Ben Reilly First Appearance suit by Vaha9. The Burglar first appeared in Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962).. Ben convinced Spider-Man that they were on the same side and managed to restrain Spider-Man's increasingly violent impulses as they fought their way through the psychotics of Ravencroft and out of Traveller's sadistic scenario. Cyber is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.The character is depicted usually as an enemy of Wolverine of the X-Men.Created by writer Peter David and artist Sam Kieth, he first appeared in Marvel Comics Presents #85 (September 1991), though his appearance was obscured by a trench coat and hat. View full history. In 2013's Marvel Heroes, the Scarlet Spider and Sensational Spider-Man costumes are buyable and a droppable costume in the game and wearable in-game for Spider-Man when unlocked. Ben Reilly is a character from the toyline of Marvel's Spider-Man. Peter was the clone. Trainer helped Ben back up on his feet and find a job, all while Kaine was hunting Ben, believing Ben to be the real Peter Parker and hated his "brother" for it. 9. In 2011's Marvel Super Hero Squad Online, Ben Reilly's light blue and red Scarlet Spider costume is a wearable costume and Ben Reilly's Sensational Spider-Man is a playable character. When she was safe, Ben chose to take Peter's place in jail so that if the worst happened Peter could disappear with Mary Jane and still have a life. This pushed his world's Peter over the edge and when Ben confronted Kingpin, Peter attacked him. Ben Reilly | Ultimate Spider-Man Mod. He reached out to Betty Brant to set the record straight on the media's interpretation of him and found himself quickly swept up in romantic feelings for Spider-Man's past love interest. will try during the week when schedule allows. Reilly provided Aleksei with a black Rhino Armor and sent him to break Connors and a depowered Electro out of the Andry Correction Facility. He was voiced by Christopher Daniel Barnes. Although he spends some time living with Janine, she apparently commits suicide out of guilt at her past crimes, leaving Ben to be constantly followed by Kaine, who vows to deny Ben happiness for as long as he can. This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for: Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other During their original fight in Shea Stadium, it was the clone who made it through the explosion and the original Peter Parker who lost consciousness. In 2010, Tom DeFalco and Howard Mackie returned for a six issue retelling of the Clone Saga under the claim that it would be told as the story was originally intended. Whereas Peter's are pressure sensitive Ben's are wrist activated. However, after a final confrontation between Ben and Kaine in a diner, Kaine accepts that he should turn himself in to atone for his crimes. Superhuman strength, speed, durability, agility, stamina, reflexes/reactions, coordination, balance and endurance. Well, anytime there is an alternate or clone of a hero (almost like a sinister Ben Reilly?) In the comics, Peter Parker's clone took on the name of Ben Reilly and first wore his Scarlet Spider outfit in 1993's Clone Saga comics. 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