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Max: Byrd plays role well of Spiderman

Updated: October 8, 2002, 3:45 PM ET
By Max Kellerman | Special to ESPN.com

In this new Spiderman movie there is a scene in which Peter Parker is told by his Aunt May not to bite off more than he can chew: "You're not Superman you know," she tells him. It is a funny moment, partly because the subtext of Peter Parker's silent response is, "no, I'm not Superman, I'm Spiderman."

The reason the reference works so well however, is not only that Aunt May is unaware of her nephew's crime fighting alter ego, nor that one superhero is referenced in another superhero's ...

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