Jokes aside, it also offers some great insights into the new show’s take on Peter himself—one that seems a little more nerd than even some of his fellow non-comics counterparts have been lately. It’s nice to see the science-focused aspect of Peter’s character get a spotlight again instead of him being just your generic weedy outsider, and him actually using his interest in science to test out his skills is a neat little touch.


Spider-Man hits Disney XD August 19, but a few more shorts going over Peter’s origin will come out of the course of this week. Next stop, father figure death, I guess!