Dr. Octopus I

Master Planner

Spider-Man III

Nick Name
Doc Ock
Civilian ID
Otto Gunther Octavius


Nuclear Physicist

Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with a criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Schenectady, New York
Group Affiliation

Masters of Evil

Sinister Six

Base of Operations
New York, New York
5' 9"
245 lbs.
Eye Color
Hair Color
Known Powers

Normal human with genius level intelligence possessing mechanical and electrical engineering skills and knowledge of nuclear physics.

Note: Due to the accident that fused his tentacles to his body Octavius appears to have developed a physic rapport with his technology.


Octopus Tentacles: Mechanical arms composed of Titanium enabling super-human strength, speed and agility.

Note: For a short period of time Dr. Octopus utilized the alloy Adamantium in his tentacles.

Common Enemies

Spider-Man I

Spider Woman IV

Regularly Appearing

Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 & 2

Peter Parker Spider-Man

Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1 & 2

Spider-Man Vol. 1 & 2

Spider-Man/Dr. Octopus

Web of Spider-Man

First Appearance
Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 #3 (July, 1963)
Stan Lee & Steve Ditko

A brilliant atomic research scientist, Dr. Otto Octavius created a chest harness with four artificial tentacles for manipulating radioactive substances from a safe distance.

In a freak laboratory explosion Dr. Octavius was exposed to volatile radioactive chemicals which bonded his harness to his central nervous system, but also damaged his brain making him the criminally insane but brilliant Dr. Octopus.