Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange, better known as Doctor Strange is one of the many heroes of Marvel Comics and the feature hero of his own series Dr. Strange as well as a regular part of The Defenders.
Unlike most heroes Doctor Strange deals with universe threatening events rather than petty crimes or even world threats. He is titled the Sorcerer Supreme, a title which comes with the duty of protecting the universe against invading forces of evil from other realms.
Dr. Strange has appeared in many animated films, cartoons, video games, and films since his comic debut. The character was first portrayed in live-action by Peter Hooten in the 1978 television film Dr. Strange. Benedict Cumberbatch portrays Doctor Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
He was created by the late Stan Lee and the late Steve Ditko, and first appeared in Strange Tales #110 in July of 1963.