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How Did Electro Die In Spider-Man Reign?

November 17, 2021

If you’re wondering how did Electro Die then we’ve got the answer!

Marvel is such a large and intricate universe that keeping up with every character and their storyline can be fairly difficult.

Electro made his appearance in Reign, the four-issue comic series which centres around Peter Parker as an older man, 30 years in the future.

During this time, New York is being controlled by The Reign unit, due to this Peter takes it upon himself to restore harmony in the streets, although his plan will not go smoothly.

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Who Is Electro?

Electro’s real name is Maxwell Dillion, he’s one of the six members of the Sinister Six, a group of supervillains as mentioned in the Reign summary above.

The way he came to have his powers varies, in some comics he was hit by lightning which gave him said abilities, whereas in the film he fell into a container of highly electric eels.

Electro made his first appearance in the movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2 featuring Andrew Garfield.

How Did Electro Die In Spider-Man Reign?

To recap from the intro, Electro appeared initially in Reign, a four-part comic series set 30 years in the future following Peter Parker.

During this period, New York is under the authority of The Reign unit, so Peter decides to restore order to the streets.

Electro’s downfall came to be in Spider-Man Reign. He had been released by Edward, the Mayor in order to kill Spider-Man along with a number of other villains,

In this movie, Spider-Man ends Electro’s life by knocking him into Hydro-Man which caused Electro to then short circuit and die.

Due to the chemical reaction between electricity and water, Electro coming into contact with Hydro-Man caused this sombre result.

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