Mainstream Earth-616 Biography
High-wire lineman Maxwell Dillon was struck by lightning while in contact with power lines still connected to their spool. The unusually configured magnetic field generated by the wound spool of cable and live, high-tension wires induced a body-wide mutagenic change to his nervous system. Dillon found himself transformed into a living electrical capacitor, powered by the micro-fine rhythmic muscle contractions that normally regulate body temperature.
|Pure Energy Electro|
Electro and Classic Electro, first appearance: Amazing Spider-Man #9
Ultimate Electro, first appearance: Ultimate Spider-Man #10
Modern Electro, first appearance: Avenging Spider-Man #18
Pure Energy Electro, first appearance: Spider-Man: Chapter One #6