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 If you’re not sure who Miles Morales is, you can rest assured that the answer isn’t as simple as you think.  Read More  ” class=”text-neutral-grey w-full mb-4 text-body-1 font-body dark:text-neutral-white”>If you’re not sure who Miles Morales is, rest assured that there’s a little more to the answer than just “another Spider-Man.” With a universe-ending cataclysm and at least one dead Spider-Man, the character has a wild history with ties to one of Marvel’s most beloved imprints. 

Times are good for Miles Morales fans. The character had one of the biggest movies of the year with Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse (even if fans are still annoyed by that cliffhanger ending!) and has never been a more prominent Marvel Comics character. 

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Now he’s returning to video games with Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, a follow-up to his solo spin-off, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales. The new game sees Peter and Miles team up to face Kraven the Hunter, all while the threat of Venom looms on the horizon. 

Ahead of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, there’s no better time to revisit Miles Morales. While the character has a very straightforward history in the game, the comic book Miles has a much more convoluted backstory that involves a whole other life on an alternate Earth. 

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Originally, Miles Morales hails from the Ultimate Universe, Earth-1610. He gets spider powers after being bitten by a genetically altered spider that was stolen by his uncle, Aaron Davis, aka The Prowler.

Marvel ComicsProving himself to Nick Fury, Miles receives a new costume and becomes the new Spider-Man of Earth-1610.

Miles is at first unsure what to do with his powers, but then the Peter Parker of his Earth dies fighting Green Goblin. Miles dons a homemade costume and becomes the new Spider-Man. 

Though he is at first looked down on by others, he earns the blessing of Peter’s Aunt May and his ex-girlfriend, Gwen Stacy. With Peter’s old web shooters and a new costume provided by Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D., Miles officially becomes the all-new Ultimate Spider-Man. 

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Earth-1610 and the core Marvel universe, Earth-616, were destroyed after multiple incursions fractured reality. A few heroes and villains had stowed away on their respective lifeboats and survived. Miles, seeing the villain The Maker from his Earth escaping, stowed away on the lifeboat of villains. 

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