Mysterio’s always been one of the more interesting Spider-Man villains by virtue of his idiosyncratic approach to crime. In a rogues gallery full of animal-powers (Rhino, Scorpion, Lizard), goblins (Green, Hob, etc), and Octopi with advanced degrees, the dramatic actor with a half fish bowl helmet and relatively vague power of trickery certainly stands out.
Threats like Norman Osborn and Carnage may throw Spider-Man’s life upside down, but it’s always nice to know Spidey’s got his own personal Gob Bluth running around:
Mysterio, aka Quentin Beck, is a member of the original Sinister Six, and maintains ties to that group whenever Doctor Octopus is looking to get the band together. The magical Marvel manipulator also plays a pivotal role in Spider-Men, the original meetcute between Miles Morales and Peter Parker. [Read more…] about Mysterio Reading Order