Victor von Doom, is a supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is one of the most recognizable and iconic villains in the Marvel Comics universe. Doctor Doom is the ruler of the fictional European country of Latveria and is known for his genius-level intellect and mastery of technology, sorcery, and psychology. He is often depicted as a power-hungry and megalomaniacal villain who seeks to conquer the world and impose his own twisted sense of justice upon it. Despite his many defeats at the hands of superheroes such as the Fantastic Four and Iron Man, Doctor Doom remains one of the most formidable and persistent villains in the Marvel Comics universe, and continues to pose a threat to the heroes and the world at large.