But for a while, they weren't really compatible outside of that.
Spider-Man has upstanding morals and despite living a tragic and surreal lifestyle as a superhero, he at least juggles it with something resembling a normal life.
Ned dropped the toy Death Star they were building together and it loudly crumbled into pieces.'What was that?
,' asked Peter's Aunt May, played by Marisa Tomei, from another room.
Director Jon Watts establishes the tone in the very first frame as composer Michael Giacchino's score riffs off the classic 1967 cartoon.
The good news is the new film dispenses with the origin story, which means less angst.
Ned asked if he was a member of the Avengers and Peter replied, 'Yeah, basically'.
Leaving Andrew Garfield behind is the right move for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it is a shame that it has to happen.
While movies were built on a poor foundation narrative-wise, Garfield was one of the best elements in both films and really put his own twist on both the Peter Parker and Spider-Man characters.
Covering culture has taken him from the northern tip of Moosonee, Ont. So here we are, considering the sixth Spider-Man movie since 2002.
While no one was clamouring for another reboot, what sets this Spider apart is a fresh take that brings the hero back to his classic roots while giving us Marvel's first millennial superhero.