Spider-Man was asked to be a sponsor of a car company called Carter and Lombado. Spider-Man accepted but the company asked Spider-Man for his own car. The Human Torch helped Spider-Man to build the car. The Spider-Mobile can spin webs and has a built in Spider-Signal. Spider-Man used the Spider-Mobile against Hammerhead and Mysterio, but was tricked by Mysterio into driving it off a pier. After wrecking it it was rebuilt and modified by the Tinkerer to drive along walls and used against Spider-Man who prombtly thrashed it and returned it to Carter and Lobado. The car would not be seen for many years until the Amazing Spider-Man #600 was published, where the Spider-Mobile appeared standing in a museum, where it was being mocked by kids.
The Spider-Mobile was created in the comics perhaps because of the Spider-Mobile toy that was made. Many action figures based on comicbook characters get their own vehicles and other add-ons, even if those things never appeared in the comics themselves. Perhaps it was done so that
In this alternate future story the Spider-mobile was owned by Hawkeye and served as transport for him and Wolverine throughout most of the series. The car had been target of some heavy modifications by Hawkeye.
- The Spider-Mobile was originally created in order to help entice toy companies, though contrary to popular belief, it was not created at the behest of any specific toy manufacturers. Two separate Spider-Mobile toys were produced by Mego in the 1970's,