Of everyone whos ever worn Mysteries fishbowl helmet, Quentin
Beck created by Steve Ditko and in Lee by far the most well-koown. Originally a stuntman and makeup artist who turned to crime after getting frustrated with the movie industry (an extremely relatable origin}, Beck first appeared in Amazing
Spider --Men #13. His first step in taking down Spider- was to impersonate the masked webhead by using his technological prowess to mumic Spidey's powers and frame hin for various crimes. With Spider-Man's popularity at an all-time low, Mysterio could swoop as a hero when he took down Spider-Man (along
with keeping the money he'd stolen earlier).