|“||Bueno, mira estas pequeñas arañas... (Well, look at these little spiders...)||„|
|~ Scorpion's first line.|
Maximus Gargan, also known as the Scorpion, is a supporting antagonist in the 2018 academy award winning animated superhero film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. He works for Wilson Fisk AKA Kingpin.
Scorpion is very sadistic and enjoys fighting heroes and even killing them.
He is a bald man whose lower body and left arm has been replaced by mechanical legs, claws and even a scorpion tail filled with poison.
At some point prior to the film, Scorpion was recruited by Kingpin as one of his enforcers and henchmen. After a battle between Spider-Man and Kingpin's henchmen which resulted the super-collider exploding and Kingpin killing an injured Spider-Man in the process. After Miles Morales finds out that his uncle Aaron Davis is really the Prowler and escapes from his apartment, Prowler tracks him down and leads Kingpin and all of his henchmen; Doctor Octopus, Tombstone, and Scorpion to Aunt May's house, where they and the other Spider-Men summoned by the super-collider (Spider-Man/Peter B. Parker, Spider-Woman, Spider-Man Noir, Peni Parker and SP//DR, and Spider-Ham) start to fight for the USB drive which destroys the house. That night, Scorpion and the other villains ambush the Spider-People until Miles as the new Spider-Man arrives to help them. Scorpion fights Peni Parker and SP//DR and gains the upper hand by destroying the SP//DR robot. he is about to kill Peni until Spider-Ham prevents him. Scorpion asks if he is a silly cartoon which proves to be his undoing when he is easily defeated by Spider-Ham, Spider-Man Noir and Peni. After Miles sends all the Spider-People back to their dimensions, defeats Kingpin and destroys the Super-Collider, Scorpion is possibly arrested off-screen.
|“||What are you? Some kind of silly cartoon?||„|
|~ Scorpion as he encounters Spider-Ham. Also his last line.|
- This version of Scorpion has a different real name, Maximus Gargan.
- This version of Scorpion is Hispanic.