"Peter Parker is a typical teenager living in New York City. His timid demeanor and passion for science make him a perfect target for high school bullies like all-star football player Flash Thompson. But all that changes when ... a radioactive spider bites Peter, and he starts to transform! Suddenly he has incredible new spider-like powers, but the awkward teen must learn how to cope with abilities that set him even further apart from his peers."--Page 4 of cover.