The thing about Electro is that, really, this guy should be a massive threat in Marvel with his powers. But for whatever reason he's portrayed as this D-List buffoon.
The Spider-man novel I have from 2004 really tried to make his powers really deadly
He could vaporize all of the water around New York
His electric blasts would give off massive amounts of heat.
He could manipulate the electric signals in people to give them seizure
Wreck havok on the electrical systems of SHIELD floating bath tubs.
Spider-man keeps saying that at one time a bucket of water would do the trick but he's had a power up