- 1 History
- 2 Powers and Abilities
- 3 Paraphernalia
- 4 Notes
- 5 Trivia
- 6 See Also
- 7 Discover and Discuss
- 8 Links and References
Noah was born to highly respected S.H.I.E.L.D agents Jason and Ashley Kaden In 1999. In 2004, his parents were sent on a special mission but were killed by OsCorp agent Aaron Davis, leaving Noah orphaned and no history of his parents' past. He was adopted by his childhood friend Alice White's father Jeff who was also a S.H.I.E.L.D agent but resigned after his friend Jason and Ashley's death, he then became a cop. Later on Aaron Davis is assigned to keep an eye on Noah.
Growing up, Noah and Alice became inseparable and Noah falls in love with her but Alice does not notice it.
Shortly after beginning sophomore year of high school. Alice began dating a boy named Yousif, who would constantly terrorize Noah behind Alice's back. He did not grass Yousif out as Noah loved Alice too much to get hurt.
In September, 2014. Noah's science class were handing out letters for an OsCorp field trip. Noah not being interested didn't want to go but was forced to by the science department, so he went. OsCorp were demonstrating fusion, similar to what Peter Parker had attended 13-years earlier. A genetically engineered spider created by OsCorp hid in Noah's clothes and was waiting for a chance to bite him.
On the bus ride home, Noah was bitten by OsCorp's spider and has a seizure on the floor.
He woke up 30 minutes later at the school on the bus with everyone standing around him with people taking photos, videos, asking him if he was okay. He got up, feeling embarrassed and fled the scene. Noah goes home and sees Jeff and tells him of what happened. Jeff knowing of the origins of the spider pretends to play dumb. Noah goes to his room and goes to sleep.
The next day, hoping everyone had forgotten of his embarrassment he goes back to school. While eating lunch he sees his tray has stuck to his hand, he attempts to get this off and succeeds but accidentally hits Yousif. Yousif challenges Noah to a fight after school publicly in front of everyone, Noah defending his honor accepts the challenge.
After school, he meets Yousif fearing he's going to get annihilated. They fight but by instinct Noah dodges the attacks and blocks a punch from Yousif breaking Yousif's hand. With the attention on Noah once again, he runs away.
On his own and at peace, Noah pieces together what has been happening and realizes it was the spider that gave him powers and he has gained similar powers to his idol Spider-Man, he cheers that his dream has finally come true but he needs advice from none other than Spider-Man.
Becoming a Hero
The next day, Noah heads to Parker Industries and makes an appointment to meet up with Peter Parker. Peter accepts this and sends Noah in. Noah asks Peter if he could get into contact with Spider-Man seeing as he has something urgent to tell him. Peter shrugs this off and sends Noah away, Noah pleads with Peter, Peter seeing the sincerity in Noah agrees to 'get in contact' with Spider-Man.
Later on, Noah is sitting on a building overlooking the city. His Spider-Sense warns him of a potential danger but he sees Spider-Man has arrived. Noah geeks out but Spider-Man tells Noah to stay focused. Noah tells Spider-Man of his encounter with the spider from OsCorp and his acquisition of spider-powers and asks for advice. Spider-Man tells Noah of the motto: "With great power, there must also come great responsibility" and Spider-Man swings away. Noah heeds these words, dons himself a costume and becomes Arachnid-Man.
After his first day as Arachnid-Man, Spider-Man follows Noah to his home and gives Noah his old webshooters as a 'welcoming' gift into the Spider-Family. Noah can not be any happier knowing that his dreams have come true.
Meanwhile Aaron Davis learns Noah has become Arachnid-Man. OsCorp learns the spider was successful and tasks Aaron to permanently end the Kaden bloodline, Aaron accepts. OsCorp grant him spider-powers.
Encounter with the Redback
While on patrol, Arachnid-Man is attacked by Aaron's persona the Redback. The two battle and Arachnid-Man asks who he is but Redback replies with "I know your past" before leaping away.
Getting with Alice
The next day, Alice reveals that she has broken up with Yousif. Jeff encourages Noah to confess to Alice which he does and the two get together.
Later on, Arachnid-Man is attacked again by Redback and he finally reveals his past to him. Redback tells Arachnid-Man his parents were S.H.I.E.L.D agents and were killed by him (Redback), he also reveals that Jeff is also an ex-S.H.I.E.L.D agent and for the final revelation he tells Arachnid-Man the spiders were created to make a Spider-Army and Noah was only a prototype not some special chosen one, after this Redback leaps away once more. Noah returns home distraught and demands answers, revealing his identity to Jeff. Jeff tells Noah the truth and Noah breaks down in tears but he is also happy knowing he is at peace with his past.
Final Battle with Redback
Arachnid-Man and Spider-Man meet on a rooftop and discuss recent events. Spider-Man tells Arachnid-Man he'll keep an eye out and will help in any way he can.
The next day at school, Redback attacks and the school is evacuated. Noah stays and puts the Arachnid-Man suit on and battles Redback. Redback escapes and leads Arachnid-Man to the place where his parents died: on the OsCorp skyscraper. They battle and Redback accidentally commits suicide, with destroyed webshooters Arachnid-Man is forced to jump off the crumbling building but is rescued by Spider-Man. The two arrive on a building and feeling he can trust Noah, Spider-Man reveals his identity to Noah as Peter Parker. The two overlook at the damage Noah and Redback caused and the two agree on some superhero training.
A few months after Arachnid-Man and Spider-Man begun a mentor-student relationship. Arachnid-Man was attacked by the Inheritors but was rescued by Spider-Woman, Spider-Man 2099, Spider-Ham and Spider-Britain. They inform him of the Inheritors tracking down and slaughtering every Spider-Man in the Multiverse and that Noah needs to stay alive because like the Scion, the Bride and the Other. Arachnid-Man plays an important role as the Adolescence.
Arachnid-Man arrives at a hideout and meets all the Spider-Men and Women. Suddenly they discover another Spider-Team and the two teams begin arguing. With his more advanced Spider-Sense, Arachnid-Man tries to get their attention but is ignored and the whole group is attacked by Daemos. The Spiders manage to kill Daemos but he clones himself and brings more Inheritors with him. The Spiders retreat. While the adult Spiders are discussing things, Arachnid-Man meets Miles Morales of Earth-1610 and Peter Parker of Earth-3998. Suddenly they discover Silk has left and they scatter the important Spiders including Arachnid-Man. Arachnid-Man, Miles Morales and Peter Parker (Earth-3998) leave to protect Arachnid-Man and are all supervised by Peter Parker of Earth-1315.
Noah, Miles, Young Peter (Earth-3998) and Old Peter (Earth-1315) enter a futuristic universe and learn they are in the year 2280. Noah wonders what to do now but suddenly they are attacked by an Inheritor; Daemous. The two Peters stall Daemos while Noah and Miles escape through another portal. The two Peters are easily defeated by Daemos, as Daemos is about to kill Peter (Earth-3998), Peter (Earth-1315) tackles Daemos and orders Peter to escape, he does so and the Old Peter follows with the portal closing behind them. They have now entered the Earth-1315 universe, Old Peter takes the lead as this is home dimension. They go into hiding to hopefully stay low from the Inheritors. They relax and converse for a good five hours but this is ended when Morlun emerges and attacks the Spiders, Miles and Noah agree to stay this time and fight Morlun the four Spiders fight him but are easily knocked out. Old Peter knows they won't win but as a way to stall he attacks Morlun and tells the three younger Spiders to run. Old Peter has his head smashed in by Morlun and is knocked unconscious, Morlun absorbs Old Peter's energy ending his life. The trio are now alone...
Powers and Abilities
Like Spider-Man, Arachnid-Man possesses superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility, durability, reflexes, recuperative powers, balance, coordination, and sense of equilibrium.
Spider Physiology: Arachnid-Man's hands and feet have the ability to manipulate the inter-atomic binding forces of matter, allowing him to form temporary molecular bonds between his body and another object. This enables him to cling to solid surfaces and scale walls simply by placing his hands on them. He also possesses a "spider-sense" which alerts him to danger. This takes the form of a tingling sensation at the base of his skull. Through experience, Arachnid-Man has learned how to sense differences in the various tingles he feels, determining whether a danger is potential or immediate, how intense a threat it is, what direction it is coming from, etc.
- Superhuman Strength: Arachnid-Man possesses superhuman strength enabling him to press lift approximately 15 tons (20 when stressed or angry). Arachnid-Man's physical strength is sufficient to lift and throw objects as heavy as most standard automobiles with ease. He must also pull his punches and kicks unless fighting someone of similar or greater physical durability. Otherwise, his blows would prove fatal to a normal human being. He has demonstrated that he is strong enough enabling him to knock out people with normal durability with as little as a tap to the head. Arachnid-Man's physical strength also extends into his legs, enabling him to be able to jump to a height of several stories in a single bound. In the second issue he seems to throw a car with little effort.
- Superhuman Speed: Arachnid-Man can run and move at speeds that are beyond the physical limits of the finest human athlete.
- Superhuman Stamina: Arachnid-Man's advanced musculature produces less fatigue toxins during physical activity than an ordinary human. This allows him to exert himself physically for much longer periods of time before fatigue begins to impair him. At his peak, Arachnid-Man can physically exert himself for several hours before the build up of fatigue toxins in his blood begins to impair him.
- Superhuman Durability: Arachnid-Man's body is physically tougher and more resistant to some types of injury than the body of a normal human. His body is more resistant to impact forces than anything else. He can withstand great impacts, such as falling from a height of several stories or being struck by a super-humanly strong opponent, that would severely injure or kill a normal human with little to no discomfort.
- Superhuman Agility: Arachnid-Man's agility, balance, and bodily coordination are all enhanced to levels that are beyond the natural physical limits of the finest human athlete. Arachnid-Man is extraordinarily limber and his tendons and connective tissues are twice as elastic as the average human being's, despite their enhanced strength. He has the combined agility and acrobatic prowess of the most accomplished circus aerialists and acrobats. He can also perform any complicated sequence of gymnastic stunts such as flips, rolls, and springs. He can easily match or top any Olympic record at gymnastics apparatus such as flying rings, climbing ropes, horizontal bars, trampolines.
- Superhuman Equilibrium: Arachnid-Man possesses the ability to achieve a state of perfect equilibrium in any position imaginable. He seems able to adjust his position by instinct, which enables him to balance himself on virtually any object, no matter how small or narrow. He has developed a unique fighting style that made full use of his agility, strength, and equilibrium.
- Superhuman Reflexes: Arachnid-Man's reflexes are similarly enhanced and are currently about 15 times greater than those of an ordinary human. In combination with his spider-sense, the speed of his reflexes allows him to dodge almost any attack, even direct gunfire, if he is far enough away.
- Wall-Crawling: Arachnid-Man's exposure to Spider-Man's blood induced a mutagenic, cerebellum-wide alteration of his engrams resulting in the ability to mentally control the flux of inter-atomic attraction (electrostatic force) between molecular boundary layers. This overcomes the outer electron shell's normal behavior of mutual repulsion with other outer electron shells and permits the tremendous potential for electron attraction to prevail. The mentally controlled sub-atomic particle responsible for this has yet to be identified. This ability to affect the attraction between surfaces is so far limited to Arachnid-Man's body (especially concentrated in his hands and feet) and another object, with an upper limit of several tons per finger. Limits to this ability seem to be psychosomatic, and the full nature of this ability has yet to be established.
- Spider-Sense: Like Spider-Man, Arachnid-Man has the ability to have precognition of danger like a spider. Granting Arachnid-Man the power of Danger Sense (or "Spider-Sense") as he likes to call it. This enables him to respond to intimate danger before it occurs. Making surprise attacks useless against him..
Genius Intelligence - Spider-Man's DNA effected Noah's intelligence remarkably and Noah is now a prodigy bio-chemist. He possesses an IQ of 150.
Immune to Poisons - Thanks to the Spider-Man's DNA that courses in his veins, it makes him immune to vampire bites and immune of poisons and venoms, since Spider-Man's DNA did't kill him.
Although Arachnid-Man has not fully grown to adulthood, he is as strong as his Spider-Man or more, however he is portrayed as being sufficiently strong enough to lift and throw conventional vehicles and cars, it should also be noted that he has been shown to be significantly stronger than Captain America. Arachnid-Man is currently capable of lifting 10-12 tons. However, when Noah reaches adulthood it would be assumed that he would be able to lift 12-30 tons unlike Spider-Man.
Mortality, not totally durable, over-protective, short-tempered, pride.
Equipment: Mechanical Webshooters - As a gift from Spider-Man, Arachnid-Man possesses wrist-mounted web-shooters discharge thin strands of web-fluid at high pressure. On contact with air, the long-chain polymer from the web-shooters knits and forms an extremely tough but flexible fiber with extraordinary adhesive qualities.
Transportation: Arachnid-Man moves through locations by shooting a web-line and attaching it to an object (most often a building). He then swings, shoots another web-line, attaches it, and repeats the process.
Weapons: Arachnid-Man's webs can be used to ensnare and immobilize his opponents in combat.
- Noah Kaden's birth date is 21.04.99.
- Noah Kaden's outfit is the same design as Miles Morales' of Earth-1610
- Many people have come to believe Noah is the 616 version of Miles Morales.
- Noah is left-handed.
- Noah has Native American and Irish ancestry.
- Noah is a big fan of Spider-Man and the Legend of Zelda series.
- Noah reads Avengers FanFiction by Kamala Khan.
- Noah hates being the center of attention but as his alter ego Arachnid-Man he enjoys it.
- Like, Spider-Man, Silk and Kaine. Noah has an important role in the Spider-Verse as 'the Adolescence'.
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- Appearances of Noah Kaden (Earth-616)
- Character Gallery: Noah Kaden (Earth-616)
- Quotations by Noah Kaden (Earth-616)
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