Scorpion (Marvel)(01 - Mac Gargan)
Real Name: MacDonald Gargan
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Former private investigator Mac Gargan was hired by J. Jonah Jameson to find out how Peter Parker was able to get incredible pictures of Spider-Man. Gargan's efforts to locate Peter in order to find out the truth triggered Parker's spider sense, making him easily avoidable every time.
Frustrated, Jameson decided to pay $10,000 to Gargan to be the subject of an experiment. The experiment, created by Dr. Farley Stillwell, a researcher in animal mutation, which endowed the subject with the characteristic of another animal. The purpose was to make Gargan into a superhuman to defeat Spider-Man. Unfortunately the process resulted in the loss of Gargan's sanity, and the creation of the super-powered criminal menace known as the Scorpion. Over the years Scorpion fought and was bested by Spider-Man many times. Most of these confrontations were the result of Spider-Man stepping in on an attempt on the life of Jameson, who Gargan hated even more than Spider-Man.
Mac Gargan's first appearance is The Amazing Spiderman #19.
As the Scorpion, his first appearance is The Amazing Spiderman #20.
First Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #20
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All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2006)
#12 Alpha Flight (1983)
- 'Ultragirl to Arnim Zola'
#79 Amazing Spider-Man: Ends of the Earth (2012)
- 'Counter Moves'
Amazing Spider-Man: Who Am I? Infinite Comic (2014)
Avengers Origins: The Scarlet Witch & Quicksilver (2012)
#4 Captain America (1968)
- 'The Brave...and the Bold'
#122 Captain America (2011)
- 'The Sting of the Scorpion!'#150
- 'Mirror, Mirror...!'#151
- 'Panic on Park Avenue'#152
- 'Terror in the Night!'#252
- 'Cold Fire!'#411
- 'The Arena'#412
- 'Disguise the Limit'#413
- 'Hostile Takeover!'#414
- 'Escape From A.I.M. Isle'
#17 Code of Honor (1997)
- 'New World Orders Part 3'
#3 Dark Avengers (2009)
- 'Book Three: The Streets'
Dark Reign: The Sinister Spider-Man (2009)
#1 DC/Marvel: All Access (1996)
- 'Women Love Him, Men Want To Be Him'
#2 Deathlok (1991)
- 'Two Sides of the Same Coin'#3
- 'In the Doctor's House'
#31 Die Spinne (1980)
- 'Deja Vu (Cyberstrike Part 1 of 4)'
#223 Fall of the Hulks: Alpha (2010)
- 'Der Schrei Nach Freiheit'#226
- 'Maximum Carnage - Der Entfesselte Carnage'
#1 Great Lakes Avengers (2016)
- 'Meeting of the Minds'
Hämähäkkimies / Spider-Man (1980)
Heroes For Hire (2011)
#7 Marvel Age (1983)
- 'Neighborhood Part 2'#8
- 'Neighborhood Part 3'
Marvel Encyclopedia (2014)
Marvel Knights Spider-Man (2004)
#1 Marvel Knights: Spider-Man (2013)
- 'Down Among the Dead Men, Part 1 of 4'#4
- 'Down Among the Dead Men, Part 4 of 4'#9
- 'The Last Stand, Part 1 of 4'
#4 Marvel Super-Heroes (1990)
- '99 Problems... Four of Five'
Marvel Tales (1964)
#122 Marvel Team-Up (1972)
- 'Gwen Stacy is alive... and, well...?!'#123
- 'Scorpion... Where is Thy Sting?'
Marvels Companion (2014)
TPB Ms. Marvel (1977)
- 'Marvels Companion'
#1 Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Spider-Man 2004 (2004)
- 'This Woman, This Warrior!'#2
- 'Enigma of Fear!'#5
- 'Bridge of No Return'
Peter Parker: Spider-Man (1999)
#54 Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man (2017)
- 'Rules of the Game, Part II: Boys and Their Toys'
#6 Pro Action Magazine (vol. 2) (1994)
- 'My Dinner with Jonah'#310
#3 Scholastic Spider-Man Encyclopedia (2006)
- 'Mysterious Doings!'
TPB Secret War (2004)
- 'Spider-Man Encyclopedia'
#3 Secret Wars (2015)
- 'Book Three of Five'#4
- 'Book Four of Five'
#4 Silver Surfer (2011)
- 'Web of Lies'#5
- 'The Big Picture Part One: More Than a Handful'
Silver Surfer: The Enslavers (1990)
Spider-Man [GER] (2007)
#1 Spider-Man [Hi-C Mini-Comics] (1987)
- 'Chaos auf Ryker's Island'#49
#4 Spider-Man 2099 (2014)
- 'Still Crazy After All These Years!'
Spider-Man Adventures (1994)
#2 Spider-Man Family (2005)
- 'The Sting Of The Scorpion'
Spider-Man Presented by GoodNites (2014)
#1 Spider-Man Special: Black and Blue and Read All Over (2006)
- 'Bad Dreams, GoodNites'
#1 Spider-Man Unlimited (1993)
- 'Black & Blue & Read All Over'
#1#13 Spider-Man: Big Time (2010)
- 'The Sting of Conscience!'#22
- 'Poisoned Souls'
#2 Spider-Man: Sweet Charity (2002)
- 'The Sting That Never Goes Away'
Spider-Man/Red Sonja (2007)
Spider-Verse [II] (2015)
Stan Lee Meets Spider-Man (2006)
Superior Spider-Man (2013)
#11 The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
- 'No Escape Part One: A Lock For Every Key'#12
- 'No Escape Part Two: Lockdown'#13
- 'No Escape Part Three: The Slayers & the Slain'
The Amazing Spider-Man (1999)
The Amazing Spider-Man (2018)
The Avengers (1963)
#222 The Iron Age (2011)
- 'A Gathering of Evil!'
The Marvel Encyclopedia (2006)
HC The Marvel Masterpieces 2 Collection (1994)
- 'The Marvel Encyclopedia'
The Mighty Avengers (2007)
#33 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
- 'Deus Ex Machinations'
#9 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
- 'Q-S: From Quasar To She-Hulk'
#8 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
- 'Magus to Mole Man'#11
- 'Richard Rider to Sidewinder'
The Shroud (1994)
#1 The Spectacular Spider-Man (1976)
- 'The Deadly Past, Part 1'#2
- 'The Deadly Past, Part 2: Death Sting!'#3
- 'The Deadly Past, Part 3, Goddess of Death'#4
- 'The Deadly Past, Part 4, Two Million Ways to Die!'
#21 The Superior Foes of Spider-Man (2013)
- 'Still Crazy After All These Years!'#215
- 'The Predator and the Prey, Part 1 Of 2: The Monster Within'#216
- 'The Predator and the Prey, Part 2 Of 2: Time is on No Side!'
#81 Thunderbolts (2013)
- 'Getting Even More!'
#3 Venom (2017)
- 'Tigra Deepest Cuts Pt: 3'
#4 Venom (2018)
- 'Homecoming, Part 4'#5
- 'Homecoming, Part 5'#150#154
- 'Skin Deep'#159
- 'Venom Inc. Part 3'#160
- 'Venom INC part five'#165
- 'The Nativity Part Two'
Web of Spider-Man (1985)
#107 What If...? (1989)
- 'The Coming Storm'#108
- 'The Eye of the Storm'
#34 Wolverine (2014)
- 'What If... No One Was Watching The Watcher?'
X-Men: First Class (2007)
Video Game Appearances:
Marvel Ultimate Alliance (2006)
Spider-Man: Friend or Foe (2007)
Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1995)
Spider-Man: The Movie (2002)
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