The Answer is the name of two fictional comic book characters, owned by Marvel Comics and appearing in that company’s Marvel Universe. Aaron Nicholson first appeared in Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #92. After his “death”, S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, David Ferrari took the name of Answer in Captain America vol. 3 #42.
Aaron Nicholson is a criminal genius and a former member of the Kingpin’s criminal organization. He is also a former hit man in the Las Vegas division of HYDRA and was empowered by the laboratory machines of Dr. Harlan Stillwell where he became the Answer.
The Answer studies Spider-Man’s powers, and then attacks Spider-Man and the Black Cat to test the limits of their powers. He then kidnaps the Black Cat to misdirect Spider-Man’s attention as he steals Silvermane’s body from the police morgue, and assisted the Kingpin in partially restoring Silvermane’s life. He then kidnapped Dagger in hopes that her powers would cure the Kingpin’s ailing wife. Silvermane rampages…