Real Name: Inapplicable

Identity/Class: Terrestrial robot

Occupation: Servant of Doctor Octopus

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius)

Enemies: Captain America (Steve Rogers), Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau), Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Thing (Ben Grimm), possibly Lance Bannon, Thor (Thor Odinson) (see comments)

Known Relatives: Inapplicable

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: An unidentified laboratory in an abandoned Daily Globe building, New York City, New York, USA

First Appearance: Marvel Super Heroes Official Game Adventure: Day of the Octopus (1984)

Powers/Abilities: The Octodroid was 30 feet tall and possessed superhuman strength, endurance, agility and fighting ability.

It had no mind of its own. It was made from a tooled Vibranium-steel alloy, guarding it against nearly all physical and energy attacks.

Like its creator, it had four tentacles and two humanoid arms. Each tentacle was equipped with a wave-disruptor cannon.

Height: 30'
Weight: Unrevealed
Eyes: Red
Hair: None

History: (Marvel Super Heroes Official Game Adventure: Day of the Octopus) - Doctor Octopus watched in secret as Spider-Man, Captain Marvel, the Thing and Captain America fought the Radioactive Man, the Scorpion, the Beetle and the Fixer, preventing the crooks from stealing Mandroid armor components. As the heroes were distracted, Octopus stole the plans himself.

When the heroes finished with the battle, Octopus announced over the radio his intention to destroy New York City. Thor heard the message and sent word to the assembled heroes that they had to handle it as he must aid the rest of the Avengers and the Fantastic Four on a joint mission.

Doctor Octopus then converted an abandoned Daily Globe building into a lab. The Fixer had turned some of the left behind printing presses into deadly traps. Eventually, Doctor Octopus created the massive Octodroid robot.

Upon activation, the Octodroid went on a rampage through New York City (see comments), targeting everything in sight. Thanks to the combined efforts of various heroes (see comments), the Octodroid was destroyed. The fight and destruction made the front page of the Daily Bugle.

Comments: Created by Bruce Nesmith and Sal Buscema.

Nothing was said specifically but there's no reason why this adventure couldn't have taken place on Earth-616. Given that it's a RPG, the player actions would determine how the story unfolded. For example, you could stop the 'Droid before it activated. If it went on a rampage, you could stop it with either Spider-Man, Thing, Captain America and/or Captain Marvel or you could call to Thor for a last minute rescue. Also, you could rescue rival photographer Lance Bannon (or not) as well as some civilians who would potentially wander into the battle.

The Daily Bugle cover says the 'Droid was stopped June 9, 1983.
But this date would now be considered topical due to Marvel's sliding time scale.. -- Proto-Man

While the actual Game Adventure book only had black and white images, a color image of Octodroid exists in Marvel Age I#18 and is included in this profile. --Proto-Man

Profile by David Lawrence.

The Octodroid has no known connections to:

images: (without ads)
Marvel Age I#18, p18, article image (Octodroid battling various heroes, main image)
Marvel Super Heroes Official Game Adventure: Day of the Octopus, p10, splash page (Octodroid standing behind Dr. Octopus)

Marvel Super Heroes Official Game Adventure: Day of the Octopus (1984) - Bruce Nesmith (writer), Sal Buscema (interior art), Curtis Smith (editor)

First Posted: 06/10/2020
Last updated: 06/10/2020

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