Rogues’ Gallery: Who Is Spider-Man’s Greatest Enemy? [Poll]
A hero is defined by their villains, and the world of superhero comic books is filled with some of the scariest and silliest bad guys around. Rogues' Gallery aims to settle the score and determine who is the true arch-nemesis for some of favorite superheroes, and we need your help to do it!
In our first installment, we want to know who is the ultimate Spider-Man bad guy. Which villain strikes fear into the heart of Peter Parker in a way no-one else can?
The front-runners are likely Norman Osborn AKA The Green Goblin, or Dr. Otto Octavius AKA Doctor Octopus. Green Goblin has the edge when it comes to personal rivalry after he caused the death of Gwen Stacy, but Doc Ock succeeded where no-one else could when he not only killed Peter Parker, but proved himself to be a Superior Spider-Man.
But there are other villains in the running. Kraven The Hunter pushed Spider-Man to the very limit as part of the classic story "Kraven's Last Hunt." But perhaps a more recent creation is the true arch-nemesis; Morlun and his family of Inheritors managed to wipe out multiple spider-people in the Spider-Verse event. Or what about lovable losers like Shocker, Mysterio, or Scorpion? Some fans' tastes skew towards the D-list when it comes to villains, and no-one has as many wacky bad guys as Spider-Man!
Let us know who you think gets the top spot for Spider-Man's number one nemesis below, and we'll be back in a few weeks with a countdown of his top ten best and baddest villains. You can vote for up to three selections in the poll!
(Note: The poll is reserved for costumed super-villains. We all know that J. Jonah Jameson is one of the greatest comic book antagonists of all time.)