Doctor Doom, also known as Victor Von Doom, is one of the most iconic and powerful villains in the Marvel Universe. He was created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby and first appeared in "The Fantastic Four #5" in 1962.
Doom was born in the small European country of Latveria, and was raised by his mother, a witch who was killed by a rival sorcerer when Doom was still a child. Fueled by a desire for revenge and a thirst for power, Doom became a brilliant scientist, inventor, and sorcerer. He is known for his genius-level intellect, his mastery of technology, and his skills in the mystic arts.
Doctor Doom is the ruler of Latveria, a country he has transformed into a technological and magical utopia. He wears a suit of armor, which not only protects him but also enhances his strength and durability. His armor also incorporates a variety of technological and mystical devices, including a force field and a cloaking device.
Doom has clashed with many heroes in the Marvel Universe, including the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, and the Avengers. He is often portrayed as an anti-hero, with his motivations sometimes driven by a desire to save humanity, even if it means ruling it with an iron fist. Despite his villainous tendencies, Doctor Doom has become one of Marvel's most beloved characters, admired for his intelligence, ambition, and complex personality.