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No More Mr. Nice Guy: Darkest, Most Evil Spider-Men Of The Multiverse

Spider-Man is definitely one of the greatest superheroes to ever exist. But these evil Spider-Men show us a reality where things could have been starkly different. The Evil Spider-Man in this list are a threat to the entire cosmos.

Infinity War Creates The Lethal Spider Doppelganger

Doppelganger

After the 1992 smash hit – The Infinity War, Marvel Comics came up with The Infinity Gauntlet arc. The comic book arc was a follow up to the events of the Infinity War arc. Adam Warlock’s evil other half – Magus takes control of the Infinity Stones and uses the gauntlet to create evil duplicates of Marvel heroes. The rest of the evil doppelgangers were dealt with but the Spider Doppelganger was to tenacious it managed to survive every encounter with the heroes. It would team up with villains like the Demogoblin and later join forces with Carnage during Maximum Carnage.

The Spider Of Weapon X Was Evil To The Core

The Exiles were a group of X-Men from alternate realities who were tasked with fixing broken timelines. But they were not the only multiverse hopping mutant team in the Multiverse. Another team of X-Men was led by Sabretooth of the Age of Apocalypse reality. His team, called Weapon X, was tasked with undertaking more brutal missions. This team had an evil version of Peter Parker who was a serial killer. Now bonded with the Carnage symbiote, The Spider tried conquering entire realities before he was put down by his own teammates.

Superior Spider-Man Was The Perfect Anti-Hero Out Of All Evil Spider-Men

Superior Spider-Man

When Doc Ock knew he was about to breath his last, he enacted the final phase of his masterplan. Capturing Peter Parker, Doctor Octopus used a machine to swap minds with Spider-Man. Peter got trapped in Doc Ock’s frail and dying vegetable while Doc Ock took over Parker’s spider-venom enhanced body. At first, Superior Spider-Man was influenced by Peter’s psyche and tried to be a genuinely good guy. But later on, he came back to his villainous ways. It was only his newfound love for a woman he met that changed Doc Ock. He gave up Peter’s body so that the real Spider-Man could save the love of his life.

Zombie Peter Parker Is Just What He Sounds Like

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Zombie Spider-Man

In the Marvel Zombies universe, a deadly virus turns every human being into a ravenous flesh-eater. Spider-Man got infected early on. He fought the hunger for flesh as long as he could but eventually gave in. Peter would become so bloodthirsty that he would eat his own family members before turning on his own fellow superheroes. Later on, Zombie Peter solidified his status as one of the most evil Spider-Men of the multiverse when he joined up with the other zombified heroes and turned on the whole universe.

There’s A Reality Where Norman Osborn Becomes Spider-Man

Spi-Nor-Man

You get the idea what happens next. Marvel’s Spider-Geddon event pit the Spider-men from across the Spider-Verse against the coming rampage of the Inheritors. In the Edge of Spider-geddon issue, we come face to face with one of the most terrifying and evil Spider-Men in Marvel comic book history. Instead of Peter Parker, Norman Osborn ended up becoming Spider-Man. Norman Osborn used Oscorp resources to enhance his suit to Godlike levels and then destroyed the Web of Life and destiny. He would then battle the Superior Spider-Man in a war that would threaten the very existence of the Multiverse.

Spider’s Shadow Gives Us A Spider-Man Fully Corrupted By Venom

Spider’s Shadow

This Marvel What If series explored a scenario that was never before explored in the history of Marvel Comics. What if Peter Parker never gave up the Venom symbiote suit? What if the symbiosis ended up becoming permanent and irreversible? This version of Peter Parker became darker and more violent as the symbiote started corrupting his mind. He would repeatedly kill villains for even the most minor of crimes and when his fellow heroes objected to his violent methods, he turned on them too.

 

Written by Bibhu Prasad Panda

Bibhu Prasad Panda is a Senior Content Writer at FandomWire. He has always been fascinated with the world of word balloons and text boxes since he was 5. From aspiring to be an engineer to becoming a market research specialist, life's been quite a journey for him. Bibhu now follows his passion as an entertainment journalist/blogger. He's also an Omen main in Valorant. SCATTER!!!!