Spider-Man Is Too Sexy For Kids, Says Mom

It's the news that Peter Parker had waited too long to hear: Spider-Man is too sexy for his own good. Or, at least, too sexy for elementary school audiences, according to one concerned, vocal mother.

The complaint comes from a mother in Millard, Nebraska, Physha Svendsen, who was disgusted by the depravity she found in the Spider-Man book that her six year old son brought home from the school library:

My son looked at this and goes, 'Ohhhh!' ...It has a lot of sexual undertones in here, as far as sexuality goes... They can learn this through any other place, but it's not something I allow them to learn, in my house at least.

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Sadly, the news report from KETV7 in Omaha doesn't name the book in question, although it does wonder what the mother saw that was so terrible:

Svendesen didn't elaborate on the book's literary elements that she found sexually inappropriate. Some illustrations in the book showed a female character wearing a bikini and a short skirt.

Really, she should just be lucky that her son wasn't reading Spider-Man: Reign, the book that gave the world Peter Parker's radioactive sperm killing his wife.

Mom Protests Library's 'Sexual' Spider-Man Comic [KETV7] (via Robot 6)

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