Two years after the first film, we find Spider-Man tired of his relentless life. Peter's friend and role model Dr. Otto Octavius has begun to experiment with sustained fusion, funded by the current head of Oscorp, Harry Osborn. In a freak accident, Octavius' experiment becomes unstable fusing his robotic arms to his spine and killing his wife.
The psychological effects of the accident plague Octavius and morph him into Doctor Octopus, a villainous fiend obsessed with his deadly experiment. Despite his conflict with Octavius, Peter Parker... more