Electro (Marvel Comics)

fictional character in Marvel Comics

Electro is a Marvel Comics supervillain created by Stan Lee and an enemy of Spider-Man and Daredevil. He is a supervillain who uses his superpowers, which give him control over electricity, to commit crimes and fight Spider-Man. He is a member of the supervillain group, the Sinister Six.

Cosplayer playing the character.



Jamie Foxx played Electro in 2014's The Amazing Spider-Man 2. He returned as Electro in Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021).[1][2]

Publication information
PublisherMarvel Comics
First appearanceThe Amazing Spider-Man #9 (Feb. 1964)
Created byStan Lee
Steve Ditko
In-story information
Alter egoMaxwell "Max" Dillon
SpeciesHuman mutate
Place of originEndicott, New York
Team affiliationsSinister Six
Emissaries of Evil
Frightful Four
Sinister Twelve
Legion Accursed
Notable aliasesMaster of Electricity


  1. Webb, Marc (2014-05-02), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi), Marvel Enterprises, Avi Arad Productions, Columbia Pictures, retrieved 2022-09-27
  2. Watts, Jon (2021-12-17), Spider-Man: No Way Home (Action, Adventure, Fantasy), Columbia Pictures, Pascal Pictures, Marvel Studios, retrieved 2022-09-27
  3. "Exterminators (Spider-Man foes)". www.marvunapp.com.