MacDonald "Mac" Gargan was a reporter alongside Spider-Man and Venom. he greatly supported New York's opposition of Spider Man. Seeing this, a robotic symbiote bonded with him. The symbiote gave Gargan all of Spider-Man's powers, a metal armor suit of unknown origin, and a Scorpion's tail. Now fighting with the Symbiote army, Gargan seeks his respect by killing Spider man.