MacDonald "Mac" Gargan is a fictional character that appears in comic book published by Marvel Comics. He originally appeared as the villain Scorpion, and then bonded with the Venom symbiote to become the third incarnation of Venom. After taking a serum to control the symbiote, he began posing as the third incarnation of Spider-Man, until he was arrested after the Siege event.
The character was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Gargan first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #20 (1964) and first appeared as the Scorpion in Amazing Spider-Man #20 (July, 1964). Years later, he became the third incarnation of Venom in Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #10 (2005) and the third Spider-Man in Dark Avengers #1 (2009).
Mac Gargan appeared in the character's first own 4-issue limited series, Dark Reign: Sinister Spider-Man. The comic was released in June 2009 and was written by Brian Reed, with art by Chris Bachalo.
Writer Dan Slott has stated that Mac Gargan will return as the original Scorpion, in an upcoming arc of The Amazing Spider-Man.
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