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Identity
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Universe
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Base Of Operations
New York City, New York

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Occupation
Criminal; former Hollywood special effects designer and stunt man

Education
High school

Origin
Origin
A special effects designer who became a techno based criminal.

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Creators
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First appearance

Symbiote
(as Quentin Beck)
Journey Into Mystery
(as Mysterio)


History


Quentin Beck was born in Riverside, California. Before becoming Mysterio, Beck was a special-effects wizard who worked for a major studio and had dreams to make a name for himself in the film industry. Beck began his career as a movie stuntman in Hollywood, then became interested in special effects. He became one of the most accomplished special effects designers in the industry, but due to lack of recognition, he wanted to become an actor. However, he lacked the looks and talent to be a star and the patience to be a director, and saw his career in special-effects to be a dead-end job. When a friend of his jokingly suggested that the quickest way to become famous was to take out a costumed hero, Beck realized that his expertise in illusions could make him an effective super-villain. Choosing Spider-Man, then a relatively weak and inexperienced target, Beck prepared his resources for a few months before attempting to eliminate the wall-crawler. Due to this, he was invited to OsCorp by Norman Osborn himself.

As Mysterio, his chosen identity, became one of Spider-Man's most elusive and persistent foes.


Powers and Abilities

Powers

None known.

Abilities

Beck was a master of make-up, physical stunt work, mechanical and visual special effects. He knew basic psychiatry and could employ hypnotism successfully. He also learned a great deal of applied chemistry, especially the use of hallucinogens, and electronics. Beck was a meticulous planner and organizer, and a skilled actor who kept himself in top physical form.

Strength level

Unknown.

Weaknesses

None known.


Paraphernalia

Equipment: None known.
Transportation: None known.
Weapons: Mysterio has personal weaponry that include a one-way acrylic glass helmet (with 30 minute air supply) and holographic projector, and gloves and boots armed with nozzles which emit hallucinogenic gas. He developed a gas that can cancel Spider-Man's spider-sense, and when he is cloaked in his mist gases, he uses sonar to detect objects and beings nearby. He also has more advanced technology (not of his own design) at his disposal. Mysterio has also created his own version of Spider-Man's webbing, including a gun that fires webbing, but lacks the complete knowledge of the formula Spider-Man uses, since Spider-Man had also designed his artificial webbing to begin dissolving after an hour has passed.


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