Cloud (comics)

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Publication information
PublisherMarvel Comics
First appearanceDefenders #123 (Sep 1983)
Created byJ. M. DeMatteis and Don Perlin
In-story information
Team affiliationsSecret Empire

Cloud is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character is usually depicted in comics featuring the superhero team the Defenders, of which Cloud has been a member.

Publication history[edit]

Cloud first appeared in Defenders #123-124 (September–October 1983), and was created by J. M. DeMatteis and Don Perlin. She appeared as a regular member of the Defenders from that point on, in issues #127-152 (January 1984-February 1986) of the title. The character subsequently appeared in Solo Avengers #20 (July 1989), and Star Masters #1 (December 1995).

Cloud received an entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #3.

Fictional character biography[edit]

Cloud is a sentient nebula, an immense cloud of gas, with the ability to assume human form. Cloud's initial human form was at first modeled after human female Carol Faber.[1] After falling in love with Moondragon, Cloud also developed a male form modeled after Danny Milligan.[2]

Cloud was an adventurer for a while with the Defenders.[3]

Cloud later traveled through space for a time with Moondragon, Sundragon, and Gargoyle, and the Eternal Demeityr, who had become Sundragon's lover.[4]


Screen Rant ranked Cloud as one of the superheroes that Marvel wants you to forget.[5]

Comic Book Resources placed her as one of the superheroes Marvel wants you to forget.[6]


  1. ^ New Defenders #149 (November, 1985)
  2. ^ Defenders #136 (October, 1984)
  3. ^ Defenders #127-139/New Defenders #140-152
  4. ^ Solo Avengers #20 (July, 1989)
  5. ^ Byrd, Matthew (29 August 2017). "15 Superheroes Marvel Wants You To Forget". Screen Rant. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  6. ^ Smith, Gary (20 August 2017). "15 Superheroes Marvel Wants You To Forget". CBR. Retrieved 2 September 2017.

External links[edit]

  • Cloud at the Appendix to the Handbook of the Marvel Universe