Skip (real name: Steven Westcott) is a villain from an early era Spider-Man comic, he was what is known as a "special issue" character and thus was designed to warn children about real-world dangers (in this case child molestation).


Skip was introduced via a flashback and was implied to have sexually abused a young Peter Parker - it is unknown what became of Skip but Spider-Man stated that he told Aunt May and Uncle Ben about the incident and it is likely Skip was either arrested or punished in some other manner for his crime.

It is also unknown if Peter was Skip's only victim, though it is unlikely as Skip had the personality of a sexual predator - meaning he likely abused others.

Like many older era comics it is unknown if this event is part of current Spider-Man canon.