Shocker (Marvel)(01 - Herman Schultz)
Real Name: Herman Schultz
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The Shocker is a gifted, and apparently self-taught, engineer who built his battle suit from scratch in a prison workshop.
The vibro-shock units, once only built into a sheath that Schultz wore over his hands but currently built into his entire uniform, use high-pressure air blasts to cause powerful vibrations.
The heavily-cushioned battle-suit is made to absorb the potentially-lethal vibrations generated by the Shocker's vibro-shock units. It can shake off Spider-Man's webbing.
Herman Schultz is a career criminal who, after several prison terms for robbery, built a battle suit that sent out shock waves to quickly open safes as well as give him a significant advantage over the New York police. During his first outing as the self-styled "Shocker" he ran into and defeated Spider-Man (Peter Parker), who became Schultz's nemesis.
Schultz was usually involved in theft or extortion; a typical day in the life of the Shocker would find him knocking over armored cars or trying to hawk items he previously stole. On one particularly ambitious day, the Shocker held New York City for ransom when he blacked out portions of the city to spell out his criminal moniker, then threatened to black out the entire city unless he was paid 1 million dollars. On another he terrified a stockbroker into playing the market, for substantial monetary gain.
The Shocker has been a member of the Masters Of Evil and has fought Spider-Man many times. He has proved to be one of Spider-Man's more difficult opponents. The Shocker, being very masterful in his equipment, makes changes accordingly to defeat his enemies.
The Shocker has severe confidence problems but came back to his original cocky, arrogant self, recently. He once had Spider-Man completely at his mercy but let him go. The Shocker's brief period of shaky confidence appears to be a thing of the past.
First Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #46
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101 Ways to End the Clone Saga (1997)
#1 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2016)
- '101 Ways to End the Clone Saga'
#4 Amazing Spider-Man Family (2008)
- 'The Coulson Protocols, Episode Four: Reversals of Fortune'
Avengers: The Initiative (2007)
#4 Black Panther (2005)
- 'The Brave...and the Bold'
#10 Captain America (1968)
- 'Two the Hard Way: Part One'
#411 Civil War (2006)
- 'The Arena'#412
- 'Disguise the Limit'#413
- 'Hostile Takeover!'
Code of Honor (1997)
#3 Daredevil: Dark Nights (2013)
- 'Book Three: The Streets'
#4 Dark Reign: The Hood (2009)
- 'A Man Named Buggit Part One: What a Day'#5
- 'A Man Named Buggit Part Two: What a Night'
#4 Deadly Foes of Spider-Man (1991)
- 'Family Man'#5
- 'Chain of Command'
#1 Die Spinne (1980)
- 'Punishment and Crime'#2
- 'The Price of Justice'#3
- 'Shattered Dreams'
#6 Fantastic Four (1961)
- 'Double Tap: Part 1 of 2'
#334 Free Comic Book Day 2011 (Spider-Man) (2011)
- 'Shadows of Alarm...!'
Guardians of the Galaxy (1990)
#28 Hämähäkkimies / Spider-Man (1980)
- 'Villains, Villains Everywhere!'#29
- 'Let loose The Dogs Of War!'
Iron Man (1968)
Iron Man (1998)
#42 Marvel 1985 (2008)
- 'The Big Bang Theory'
Marvel Age (1983)
Marvel Comics Presents (1988)
#97 Marvel Knights Spider-Man (2004)
- 'Death's Servant / Where Everybody Knows Your Alias... / Blind Fury / Collision Course'
#6 Marvel Knights: Spider-Man (2013)
- 'Venomous, Part 2 of 4'#10
- 'The Last Stand, Part 2 of 4'#11
- 'The Last Stand, Part 3 of 4'
#2 Marvel Super-Heroes (1990)
- '99 Problems... Two of Five'
Marvel Tales (1964)
Marvels Companion (2014)
TPB New Avengers (2005)
- 'Marvels Companion'
#21 New Thunderbolts (2005)
- 'New Avengers: Disassembled, Part One'
#7 Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2008)
- 'Modern Marvels'#8
- 'A Shock To The System'
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Spider-Man 2004 (2004)
Peter Parker: Spider-Man (1999)
#51 Punisher War Journal (2007)
- 'Just Another Manic Monday'#52
- 'Everybody's Working For The Weekend'
#4 Scholastic Spider-Man Encyclopedia (2006)
- 'Small Wake For a Tall Man'
TPB Secret War (2004)
- 'Spider-Man Encyclopedia'
#3 Secret War (2005)
- 'Book Three of Five'#4
- 'Book Four of Five'#5
- 'Book Five of Five'
Shame Itself (2012)
#17 She-Hulk (2014)
- 'Planet Without a Hulk, Part 3: Shock After Shock'
#5 Spider-Man (1990)
- 'Final Verdict'
#85 Spider-Man (2007)
- 'Little Lies'#86
- 'The Span Of Years'#91
#1 Spider-Man (2016)
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Spider-Man - Gratis Comic Tag (2012)
Spider-Man Adventures (1994)
#9 Spider-Man and Power Pack (2007)
- 'The Alien Costume Part 2 Paint It Black!'
#4 Spider-Man Family (2005)
- 'Fashion-Sense Tingling!, Part 2: I Was a Preteen Super-Villain!'
Spider-Man Family Featuring Spider-Man's Amazing Friends (2006)
Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane (2006)
#1 Spider-Man Unlimited (1993)
- 'The Boyfriend Thing'
#9 Spider-Man Unlimited (2004)
- 'The Mark of Kaine, Part 5 of 5: Unholy Alliances!'#12
- 'Who Did Spider-Man Murder?'
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Spider-Man: Lifeline (2001)
Spidey Super Stories (1974)
#5 Strange Tales II (2010)
- 'The Wings and the Web-Slinger'
HC Superior Spider-Man (2013)
- 'Strange Tales II'#1
Superior Spider-Man Team-Up (2013)
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
The Amazing Spider-Man (2014)
The Astonishing Spider-Man (2009)
#20 The Avengers (1963)
- 'Shock Tactics!'#23
- 'Character Assassination Begins!'#83
- 'COUNTDOWN TO DESTRUCTION!'#84
#228 The Defenders (1972)
- 'Trial and Error!'#229
- 'Final Curtain!'
The Electric Company Magazine (1972)
#30 The Exploits of Spider-Man (1992)
- 'The Smartest Artist'
The Hood (2002)
#2 The Marvel Encyclopedia (2006)
- 'Blood from Stones Chapter 2'#3
- 'Blood from Stones Chapter 3'#5
- 'Blood from Stones Chapter 5'#6
- 'Blood from Stones Chapter 6'
HC The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
- 'The Marvel Encyclopedia'
#11 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
- 'Richard Rider to Sidewinder'
The Spectacular Spider-Man (1976)
#157 The Superior Foes of Spider-Man (2013)
- 'The Fear and the Fury Or: The Metal in Men's Souls'
#1#2 Thunderbolts (1997)
- 'Boomerang Released From Prison!'#3
- 'A New Sheriff In Town'#4
- 'Heroes Fight Liars!'#5
- 'The Foes Are Back!'#6
- 'Trapped Like Rats!'#8
- 'Trapped Like Rats!'#9
- 'Hammerhead of the Family'#13
- 'Supposed to Be Art'#14
- 'Clean Getaway!'#15
- 'Down Time'#16
- 'How To Get a Head in Bad-Guyvertising'#17
- 'Goodbye, Farewell, and Good Riddance'
Villains For Hire (2012)
#1 Web of Spider-Man (1985)
- 'Knight Takes King'#2#3
- 'No Strings'
#10 Web of Spider-Man (2009)
- 'There, But For Fortune!'#109
- 'A Shock to the System / The Savaging, Prelude: Death Becomes Her!'
West Coast Avengers (1985)
What If? House of M (2009)
#1 Wolverine (2014)
- 'What If...Scarlet Witch Ended the 'House of M' by Saying, "No More Powers?"'
Young Avengers (2005)
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance (2006)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1995)
Spider-Man: The Movie (2002)
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