Name: Victor von Doom

ID: Known, Ruler of Latveria

Relatives: Werner, Father (Deceased)...Cynthia, Mother (Deceased).

Affiliates: Boris (Childhood Guardian), Ovoids, Namor the Submariner, Dr. Strange, Kristoff, Loki, Mandarin, Magneto, Red Skull, Wizard, Kingpin.

Enemies: Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Avengers, Daredevil, & just about every Marvel Hero you can think of!

Powers: Having one of the greatest scientific minds ever, Doom possesses expertise in Robotics, Weaponry, Genetics, Time Travel, & The Mystic Arts...He also wears a nuclear powered microcomputer based suit of armor which includes particle beams, a force field and enables him to fly & Can also psychically transfer his consciousness into the body of another...Also has use of "Doombots" or robot duplicates.

Origin: While a child, Doom's Mother, a witch was killed & Father died later...Learning & gaining many scientific abilities, Doom became roommate of Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic) in college and suffered an explosion causing scarring of his face...He lived with Tibetan Monks for some years learning many secrets and gained his suit of armor...It was then that he decided he would conquer the world blaming many others for his pain & suffering.


1st App.: Fantastic Four #5 

July 1962

Origin:  Fantastic Four Annual #2, Marvel Super-Heroes #20, Fantastic Four #278

Spider-Man Appearances: Amazing Spider-Man #5, 327, 349, 350, V2 #15, 36 & Annual #14...Marvel Team-Up #42-44...Spectacular Spider-Man #158-160...Web Of Spider-Man #60 & 61...Spider-Man V2 #15...Chapter One #4...Marvel Treasury Edition #28

Other Appearances: WAY too many issues to list here!



The very first meeting between Doom and Spider-Man was in Amazing Spider-Man #5...It would take a rather long time before these 2 seemingly mis-matched super-beings would meet again...When they did meet again, it was in Marvel Team-Up #41-44, a classic story involving Scarlet Witch, Vision, Doom, Moondragon, and the villainy of The Dark Rider & Cotton Mather...Issue #43 was the featured Team-Up of Doom and Spidey.



Doom not only meets Spidey again but also the Master of the Mystic Arts himself, Doctor Strange in Amazing Spider-Man Annual #14...We find out that Doctor Doom also has vast Sorcery capabilities...Amazing Spider-Man #349 & 350 again has these two tangle in a 2 part story that also involves the Black Fox.



Spider-Man Fear Rating:    10 (out of 10)

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