Doctor Octopus

fictional character in Marvel Comics

Dr. Otto Gunther Octavius (better known as Doctor Octopus, or Doc Ock for short) is a fictional character and an enemy of Spider-Man in Marvel Comics. The character was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.

Cosplayer of Doctor Octopus.

He is a genius supervillain and former atomic scientist who can control four mechanical arms grafted onto his body. He is one of Spider-Man's arch-enemies (alongside Norman Osborn/Green Goblin and Venom), as well as one of his earliest, first appearing in The Amazing Spider-Man #3. He was the main antagonist of the storylines If This Be My Destiny, Master Planner, and Ends of the Earth. He appears as the titular protagonist of Superior Spider-Man and one of the main protagonists of both the Spider-Verse and Spider-Geddon storylines.

Adaptations change

He was voiced by Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. in the 1990s television series Spider Man. He was also played by Alfred Molina in Spider-Man 2 (2004) and in Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021).