Kraven the Hunter is a fictional character appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Kraven the Hunter was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, his first appearance was in The Amazing Spider-Man issue #15 in 1964. The character is mostly known as one of the most iconic Spider-Man villains but is known to come into conflict with other superheroes as well. Kraven the Hunter is sometimes referred to as an antihero due to his perverted and overzealous sense of honor. He is set to appear in his standalone movie Kraven the Hunter scheduled to be released in 2023.