Thursday, 30 August 2012

Peter Parker

When Peter Parker was bitten by a lethally irradiated spider, radioactive mutagenic enzymes in the spider's venom quickly caused numerous body-wide changes. Immediately after the bite, he was granted his original powers: primarily superhuman strength, reflexes, and balance; the ability to cling tenaciously to most surfaces; and a subconscious precognitive sense of danger, which he called a "spider-sense."

Several biologists on the History Channel’s Spider-Man Tech stated the effect of a radioactive spider bite (if any) would not be nearly enough to cause a mutation in a human body. However, they said the use of "genetically engineered" spiders from the live-action movie and the Ultimate continuity was more plausible. Instead of radioactive venom, the bite would have to carry a powerful retro virus (similar to HIV) that would spread through the body by taking over neighboring cells and actually becoming ingrained in the person’s DNA. 

This meaning that the Spider-Man we know could not really exist.

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Summer Project

For the summer I started thinking of ideas of projects which are personal to me. Although at first I struggled to think what I really enjoy are a classic superhero film and the back story of them. 

This got me thinking of is it really possible to become a hero from some sort of radiation explosion or other forms of freak accidents which then give people the powers to fly or have super human strength.

Of course in the real world this is not the case and would most probably cause you to die, that why I started thinking of current superheroes and their 'freak' accident and list the real results of what will happen to them. For example Spider-Man was bitten by a radioactive spider which gave him the ability to stick to walls and super human strength but the real effect will probably cause Peter Parker to be ill for a while or in worse case scenario him to die.