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When did Dr. Carolyn Trainer start calling herself Lady Octopus?

Dr. Carolyn Trainer, Dr. Octavius' prodigy, first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #405. But I can't find a reference for the issue where she takes on her own name — Lady Octopus. I've checked her ...
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Were Otto Octavius's extra arms controlled by an AI or used as an extension of his own mind?

In Spider-Man 2 (2004), Alfred Molina plays Doctor Otto Octavius, the antagonist. He wants to create sustainable energy, and creates a set of four extra arms that are hooked up to his back. He is able ...
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What were the original purpose(s) of Doc Ock's auxiliary gadgets in his mechanical tentacles?

In the Sam Raimi-directed film Spider-Man 2, Doctor Octavius creates his iconic harness of mechanical tentacles for the purpose of manipulating and controlling his fusion experiment. In addition to ...
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