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Abner Jenkins, also known as Mach-IV and Beetle, is a member of the Masters of Evil/Thunderbolts and an enemy of Spider-Man.


As Beetle, Mach-IV was originally an enemy of Spider-Man. He's also a former member of the Sinister Six before he was replaced by Scorpion. He was upgraded by Doctor Octopus when he was involved with Hydra. He later joined the Masters of Evil. The team was later betrayed by Baron Zemo.

Powers and Abilities[]

Beetle has no superhuman powers. He is highly intelligent and has extensive knowledge of mechanics and engineering.



Beetle's Armoured SuitBeetle designed and wore a suit of full-body powered armor that granted him superhuman strength and durability and artificial winged flight. It has an unusually large number of fold-out rocket launchers hidden all over the surface of his armor.

  • Superhuman Strength: The Beetle has enough superhuman strength to overpower Spider-Man and his team. He was able to throw Spider-Man through some walls in a restaurant and is strong enough to easily break through multiple layers of solid concrete.
  • Superhuman Mobility: He is still able to perform acrobatic maneuvers despite donning bulky, high-tech armor. His speed is such that he took down a few S.H.I.E.L.D. agents within a few seconds, even though he was in camouflage mode at the time.
  • Superhuman Durability: His armor is incredibly durable. He is impervious to ballistic laser attacks. He was very resilient to physical attack from Spider-Man due to his armored hide.
  • Weapons Systems: His armored suit has many hidden weapon systems, which make him intimidate any foe he faces.
    • Fold-Out Rocket Launchers:
    • Energy Beam Gauntlets:
    • Lasers:
    • Missiles:
    • Heat-Seeking Missiles:
  • Flight: He has a jet-propulsion system on his suit, which he uses for levitation or high-speed flying.
  • Camouflage: He has been seen using camouflage mode while attacking the S.H.I.E.L.D. agents at the Tricarrier development site, as well as using it to aid in his escape.
  • Retractable Blades: He has shown retractable blades while going toe-to-toe with Phil Coulson. He even has them on his wrists, which he has used many times to attack Spider-Man or cut off his webbing.


Season 3: Ultron Revolution[]



  • Just as in the Ultimate Spider-Man TV series, he rarely speaks.