It is implied that he is an expert in conventional assassination, including ranged weapons, poison, and sabotage, all of which became elements in Murderworld. Arcade's back-story, up to and including his real name, remains largely unknown even to the present. Joshua 1:9 Holley ♦ ARTIST "[3], David also praised the story's artist, Rich Buckler, "whose dynamic and energetic storytelling and gritty texture brought the story to pulsing life. [48], Madripoor Island-ruler Viper had bought one of Arcade's Murderworld facilities and used it to deceive the X-Men, threatening the city of London with nuclear weapons. Steven Butler ♦ ARTIST [59], In the Ultimate Marvel universe, Arcade is portrayed as a taller, fitter gaming prodigy who invented a literal first-person shooter (which is called Murderworld). He’s devised various fail-safes and plans for any number of potential scenarios. Jon Singer ♦ COPY EDITOR When he is shot by a mugger, Uncle Ben gains spider powers following a blood transfusion from his nephew. Leonard Morgan After Peter went out for a walk, Peter learned from a police officer that Ben was murdered.[27][28][29]. ", "Oh, dear, I just set the table for two! [42] Arcade receives Vermin from Taskmaster and Lizard. The 11 5/8” fixed blade knife slides securely into an injection molded Vortec and nylon belt sheath, which has a snap closure strap, it sits on his upper leg so the hilt of his dagger is at hand height when his hands are by his sides ready for a quick draw. Thanks to the determined leadership of the unbeaten Reyes, the Ghost Racers would eventually break free of their captivity and kill Arcade. Eventually, he finds a middle road and unofficially employs Spider-Man so he can gain inside scoops on crimes being solved in the city. After helping the Trapster escape an attack from the Shocker, Trapster and Dusk became regular allies, taking out some of Osborn's various criminal activities across the city. OCCUPATION: Owner of Rothländer Industries a defense contractor Since that tragic night, he has trained his body and mind to near physical perfection to … As a result, Peter considered himself morally responsible for Ben's death and resolved to fight crime as a superhero — realizing that with great power comes great responsibility — and vowing never to let another innocent person come to harm if he could help it. (Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #113, Apr. When Arcade's Hunter-Bots are unleashed on the animal-themed superhumans, they managed to kill Bison, Gazelle of the Salem's Seven, and Mad Dog. He is the husband of May Parker and the paternal uncle and father figure of Peter Parker. "Adventures in the Funny Book Game Chapter Two: Oswald – Why I Never Discuss Spider-Man", Wizard Spider-Man Masterpiece Edition Best Of Top 10, PeterDavid. Peter explains to him when he donned the costume and why, even telling him about letting the would-be murderer go that very same night he robbed the wrestling register. [volume & issue needed], During the Clone Conspiracy storyline, when Peter's clone Ben Reilly (who had taken Uncle Ben's first name, along with Aunt May's last, to differentiate himself from Peter) used the Jackal's technology to revive several of Peter's old enemies and allies, he offered to bring Uncle Ben back to life while trying to win Peter to his point of view. Rich tried to, but was surprised by Ben's army training. Uncle Ben first appeared in Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962), and was created by writer Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko. Finally succumbing to his madness, Carter puts on a Sin-Eater costume, takes an unloaded shotgun, and goads the police into opening fire on him. [49], On one occasion, Arcade experimented with what he called "Video Murder Machines", using a laser-like beam to abduct targets into a virtual environment where the victims would engage in deadly video game type scenarios. 2 features a, Robertson reprised his role in a flashback scene in the, Uncle Ben is mentioned in the first 3 missions, "Search for Justice", "Warehouse Hunt" and "Birth of a Hero" in the 2002, Uncle Ben is briefly mentioned at the end of, Uncle Ben makes an appearance in the prologue of, Uncle Ben appears in photographs and is mentioned in, This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 03:17. She joined the team in their plan to 'blackmail' the Scarlet Spider into surrendering himself to the authorities for his attack on Silas Thorne. He then leaves Arcade trapped in its depths. However, when he sees Aunt May lying senseless on the ground, he allows the Sin-Eater to escape so that he can help her. Murder Hornet has dedicated his life to an endless crusade, a war on all criminals in the name of his murdered parents, who were taken from him when he was just a child. 771B E Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513; info@mountainmancomics.com (706) 946-4400; Copyright © 2020 Mountain Man Comics. [26], The Ultimate Marvel version of Ben Parker differs slightly from the original iteration. According to the man himself, he was born into an extremely wealthy family and lived much of his early life, depending on the telling, on a ranch in Texas, or in a mansion in Beverly Hills. When he arrives, however, he finds that Betty is alive, having fended off the Sin-Eater for the past few minutes. He was modeled after American founding father Benjamin Franklin. In the name of his murdered parents, Henry Rothländer wages eternal war on criminals, and minorities. A media circus breaks out in the city over the Sin-Eater murders, with an opportunistic community leader, Reverend Jackson Tulliver, feeding the flames of public discontent. "Our son is called Ben", he says, "but it would pretty much have to be, wouldn't it?" Later, the revivals of both Bucky and Jason in 2005 led to the amendment, "No one in comics stays dead except Uncle Ben". Arcade has regularly been a guest villain in the majority of Marvel comics appearances he has made throughout the years since his introduction. However, one of his "gimmicks" is that he always deliberately leaves each target a small chance of survival. He started by having King Cobra, Rhino, Scorpion, Stegron, Tarantula, and Vulture be branded the Savage Six after they were apprehended for Kraven the Hunter by Taskmaster and Black Ant. New Comics. EDUCATION: Harvard University Carter tells him Jean was killed by a close-range double-barreled shotgun blast, and that her badge is missing. [8] In 1990, David conceded that "people still tell me that "The Death of Jean DeWolff" is their favourite of my work."[3]. Spider-Man is skeptical, since Gregg has a history of mental instability and knows details of the murders that weren't released to the public, so Daredevil takes him to Gregg's apartment in hope of finding some proof of his innocence.