Spider-Man + 6 more great sci-fi characters born in tragedy

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Dec 17, 2012

Lose a loved one in the real world and all you end up with is misery and heartache. But lose a loved one in sci-fi movies, comics or TV, and you might just end up a hero. So check out the third episode of our new digital series, BlastrTV, in which we take a look at the tragic origins of seven classic sci-fi characters.

Hosted by Andrea Feczko, BlastrTV will be posted here, as well as on Syfy's XBox Live app and on the Blastr mobile and tablet apps.

Let us know what you think in our comments section, take a look at out our previous episodes How the failed Dune movie you never saw gave birth to Prometheus and Firefly's Mal and Jayne + 9 more unlikely sci-fi friendships, and stay tuned for more episodes in the coming weeks.