One Spider-Man fan made a fantastic costume for Scorpion, which features similarities to Green Goblin’s military tech in the Sam Raimi films.
Costumed cosplayers wearing an armored Scorpion costume make the Spider-Man villain alive. They appear ready to take on Tom Holland, his friendly neighborhood web-slinger in a brand new social media video.
Coy Jandreau shared the video on Twitter, featuring the unidentified Scorpion customer in action, posing to the camera in a series of crouched attack poses. The costume of the fan is well-protected, which is reminiscent of Green Goblin’s military-grade technology in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man. Jandreau added an image of Jandreau’s cosplayer against another character from Mortal Kombat‘s Scorpion. Jandreau posted a caption that reads “THIS was my next moment.” “Glorious!” He also wanted to know whether anyone knew the co-worker. The name of the cosplayer is not known at the time this article was published.
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Stan Lee and Steve Ditko made Scorpion. The character made his comics debut in the form of Mac Gargan in The Amazing Spider-Man #19. Gargan is a private investigator who is hired to discover the method by which Spider-Man gets his pictures by J. Jonah Jameson. Jameson hires Gargan as an experiment for Dr. Farley Stillwell. This gives Gargan the traits of a scorpion, as well as his signature costume that has the tail of a machine. The garage becomes obsessed with the prey-like instincts and egos of his evil alter-ego. Gargan turns on Jameson and becomes a regular threat to the webhead.
The Scorpion Onscreen Story
The Scorpion has been featured in a variety of animated projects, such as 1967’s Spider-Man as well as 1981’s Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, 1994’s Spider-Man, 2008’s Spectacular Spider-Man, and lastly, 2018’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The character’s potential was debated by fans. debut live-action movie in anticipation of Drew Goddard’s failed Sinister Six movie. However, Goddard has not officially announced his team’s roster. The character eventually made his debut live-action in 2017’s Spider-Man Homecoming which was played by Michael Mando. Though the actor’s brief turn was not wearing Scorpion’s iconic costume the film’s post-credits scene suggested a costumed future for the character in a team-up with Michael Keaton’s Vulture.
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The fact is that 2021’s Spider-Man: No Way Home and a post-credits scene in 2022’s Morbius will put Scorpion’s onscreen future in doubt. The effects of both films included Keaton’s Toomes travel to Sony’s Spider-Man Universe, where he sets out to form a group of villains that includes Jared Leto’s Michael Morbius instead of Mando’s Gargan. On the other hand, Kingpin’s appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe may increase the chances of a Scorpion return due to their prior collaborations in comics as well as animation.
In February, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige revealed that the story for Tom Holland’s Spider-Man 4 is in the final stages and writers are currently “putting pen to paper.” It’s unclear the villains who will play an important role in Spidey’s next big screen adventure which is yet to be given an official release date.