Ben Parker was the husband of May Parker and the uncle of Peter Parker. As Spider-Man, Peter failed to stop a burglar and he went to the Parker house and killed Ben. When Peter got home the police told him what happened and he went after him as Spider-Man. Spider-Man then realized that Ben's murderer was the same thief he failed to stop days earlier. It was then Peter learned that with great power comes great responsibility.
- Ben Parker is one of the only comic book characters that has stayed dead and not been brought back to life.