A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from September 04, 2021
“It must be a pain in the ass to remove all those web lines that Spider-Man leaves behind in NYC”

The comic superhero Spider-Man shoots spider webs all over New York City, but who cleans them up?

“Who cleans up the webs that Spider-Man leaves behind in the streets of New York?  #TheWorldMayNeverKnow” was posted on Twitter by alexander on May 14, 2015. “It must be a pain in the ass to remove all those web lines that Spider-Man leaves behind in New York” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on September 5, 2021.

It has been stated in the comments to the above questions that the spider webs dissolve after a few hours.


Wikipedia: Spider-Man
Spider-Man is a superhero created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko. He first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (Aug. 1962) in the Silver Age of Comic Books. He appears in American comic books published by Marvel Comics and in movies, television shows, and video game adaptations set in the Marvel Universe. Spider-Man is the alias of Peter Parker, an orphan raised by his Aunt May and Uncle Ben in New York City after his parents Richard and Mary Parker died in a plane crash. Lee and Ditko had the character deal with the struggles of adolescence and financial issues and gave him many supporting characters, such as J. Jonah Jameson, Harry Osborn, Max Modell, romantic interests Gwen Stacy and Mary Jane Watson, and foes such as Doctor Octopus, the Green Goblin and Venom. In his origin story, he gets spider-related abilities from a bite from a radioactive spider; these include clinging to surfaces, superhuman strength and agility, and detecting danger with his “spider-sense.” He also builds wrist-mounted “web-shooter” devices that shoot artificial spider-webbing of his own design.

Twitter
alexander
@alex_holcomb
Who cleans up the webs that Spider-Man leaves behind in the streets of New York?
#TheWorldMayNeverKnow
5:07 PM · May 14, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
My Name is Chris
@MyNameIsChrisVA
@TheRealStanLee I have a question that I am not sure has ever been explained in the comics. What happens to all the Webbing Spider-Man leaves behind when web slinging? Does it dissolve over time, or does New York have a budget dedicated to cleaning up the mess?
9:27 PM · Sep 6, 2018·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
margo
@yungyeehaw
Replying to @yungyeehaw
1. are there people in new york who’s job it is specifically to clean up the webs spider-man leaves behind in his trail? like is there a special cleaning solution to clean them up or does regular stuff work?
10:54 PM · Jan 3, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Becca
@b3ccasmith
So is New York just like covered in Spidey’s webs that he leaves behind as he’s swinging around? That not very environmentally friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man.
7:45 PM · Jun 27, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Dredgen Yor
@DregenYor
Do you think people would collect the webs Spider-Man leaves behind as he swings through New York or after fights with villains
12:49 PM · Aug 26, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/Shamon_Yu September 5, 2021
It must be a pain in the ass to remove all those web lines that Spider-Man leaves behind in New York.
COMMENTS
w__4-Wumbo
They decompose after a couple hours
Which also means that all those criminals he sticks to sky scrapers in Spider-Man PS4 are 100% dead

Twitter
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@TheReBellSystem
It must be a pain in the ass to remove all those web lines that Spider-Man leaves behind in New York.
6:53 AM · Sep 5, 2021·IFTTT

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