Calypso is a fictional villain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in Amazing Spider-Man #209 and was created by Denny O'Neil and Alan Weiss.
Calypso initially appeared as a minor character The Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1, #209 and Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1, #65, where was she was an ally of Spider-Man's enemy Kraven the Hunter. After Kraven's death, Calypso bewitched the Lizard into helping her attack Spider-Man in Spider-Man Vol. 1, #1-5, then made guest appearances in Daredevil Vol. 1, #310-311 and Daredevil Annual Vol. 1, #9. Calypso next appeared in Web of Spider-Man Vol. 1, #109-110 and Spider-Man Annual 1997, and was killed-off in a storyline that spanned The Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 1, #249-253.
Fictional character biography
Calypso was a nameless voodoo priestess of Haitian nationality. She was a psychopathic woman who was associated with Sergei Kravinoff. Calypso seemed to enjoy driving Kraven into fits of rage and furthering his hatred of Spider-Man, which ultimately led to Kraven's suicide in the Kraven's Last Hunt storyline.