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Stealth Costume
Aliases: Big Time Costume
Lead Designer: Peter Parker (Earth-616), Curtis Connors (Earth-TRN123)

Additional Designer(s):

None

Current Owner(s):

Kaine, Peter Parker (Earth-TRN123)

Previous Owner(s):

Peter Parker (Earth-616)


The Stealth Costume, also dubbed the Big Time Costume, is a costume of Spider-Man's created in Horizon Labs by Peter Parker.

It was created to combat the Hobgoblin's sonic screams.


History

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Creation

After a battle with the new Hobgoblin in The Amazing Spider-Man #649 and #650, Peter develops a new costume using new technology he created from his job at Horizon Labs, which he begins wearing in The Amazing Spider-Man #650 as part of the Big Time story arc.

It is created with a "omni-harmonic mesh" based on one of Henry Pym's theories, with wave-bending technology to both light and sound with Peter adapting concepts he developed during his work with Tony Stark.

Spider-Island

Having been loaned to Kaine for the fight against the Queen in the Spider-Island storyline, the suit proved instrumental, as it allowed Kaine immunity against the Queen's sonic-based attacks. The stealth suit is currently in Kaine's possession due to Madame Web advising him to hold onto it. However, Madame Web has tampered with the costume so that it is locked permanently in red as a means to perpetuate Kaine's new identity as the Scarlet Spider.

Features

Peter Parker (Kaine) (Earth-616) as Scarlet Spider

Current appearance

The Stealth Costume features several modes:
  • Camo Mode: The first mode which turns the lights on his costume neon-green and gives him the ability to be invisible to both visual and audio means except from certain lens and frequencies so allies can see and communicate with him. The green lights on the costume are for the benefit of whoever needs to see him (while wearing the lens), along with himself, as otherwise he is invisible to his own eyes.
  • Anti Sound Mode: The second mode, which turns the lights on his costume red, can cancel out all sonic-based attacks on his person. A side-effect of this is that it disrupts any attempt to communicate with Peter using sound, and vice versa. Using this principle, Peter developed new, lightweight noise-reduction headphones at Horizon Labs.
  • Anti-Metal Spiders: The costume also contains a new type of weapon based similar in shape to his Spider-Tracers, but created from Anti-Metal (also known as Antarctic Vibranium), which can be fired from the top of his wrist at metal objects, causing them to dissolve. Peter can apparently carry a large number of these new Anti-Metal spiders on his person without them causing harm to his own suit or webshooters.
  • Healing: When worn, the costume is capable of mending itself according to its wearer's thoughts. 

Appearance

The costume's new color (red and black) was a consequence of the suit being locked in that design, which was made on purpose by Madame Web, who wanted it changed for what the Scarlet Spider (and Ben Reilly) meant in Kaine's past. It was later used by Kaine in the Spider-Island, to defeat The Spider-Queen.

Media

  • The "Big Time" costume in Spider-Man: Edge of Time
  • Big Time Suit in Amazing Spider-Man (2012 video game)Go to The Amazing Spider-Man (2012 film)
  • Green "Big Time" suit in Marvel vs. Capcom 3
  • Big Time Suit in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
  • Red "Big Time" Costume in Marvel Heroes
  • Green "Big Time" Costume in Marvel Heroes
  • Blue " Big Time" Costume in Marvel Heroes
  • The green "Big Time" costume in Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014 video game)

Video Games

  • In 2011's Spider-Man: Edge of Time, the red version of the Big Time costume is wearable once unlocked.
  • In 2011's Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, the red and green versions of the "Big Time" costume are wearable as alternates, already unlocked (red and green).
  • In 2011's Spider-Man: Edge of Time, the red version of the "Big Time" costume is wearable as a alternate costume.
  • In 2012's The Amazing Spider-Man (video game), the green version of the "Big Time" costume is wearable as a alternate when unlocked.
  • In 2013's Marvel Heroes, the blue, red and green version of the "Big Time" costume are either buyable or an enemy drop.
  • In 2014's The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (video game), the green "Big Time" suit is wearable once unlocked.

Trivia

  • The suit is often called the "Big Time" costume because of the Big Time storyline it debuted in with no official name.

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