2 months ago #91
Something started to bug me today (and no, it's not Zang, he's been bugging me for weeks now) and it's a technical question: Could Spider-Man tear somebody's flesh by using only his finger-tips?

There's an anime (Kengan Ashura) where one character has exceptional fingertip strength where he can literally slice apart opponents with his finger-tips (which, among other things, he trained by climbing using his finger-tips, although he had unusual muscle strength there since birth and, perhaps appropriately enough, believed himself to be superhuman). This led me to wonder if Spider-Man could use the adhesive effect in his finger-tips to latch onto an opponent's flesh and tear pieces off.

(I should note that Spider-Man 2099 sometimes used his retractable talons (also used to grip walls) to do that, but those were specifically talons rather than just finger-tips. And, in at least one case, he used those talons to kill an opponent, although iirc it was an accidental reflex in what his opponent wanted to be a death match.)
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2 months ago
Something started to bug me today (and no, it's not Zang, he's been bugging me for weeks now) and it's a technical question: Could Spider-Man tear somebody's flesh by using only his finger-tips?

There's an anime (Kengan Ashura) where one character has exceptional fingertip strength where he can literally slice apart opponents with his finger-tips (which, among other things, he trained by climbing using his finger-tips, although he had unusual muscle strength there since birth and, perhaps appropriately enough, believed himself to be superhuman). This led me to wonder if Spider-Man could use the adhesive effect in his finger-tips to latch onto an opponent's flesh and tear pieces off.

(I should note that Spider-Man 2099 sometimes used his retractable talons (also used to grip walls) to do that, but those were specifically talons rather than just finger-tips. And, in at least one case, he used those talons to keep an opponent, although iirc it was an accidental reflex in what his opponent wanted to be a death match.)