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Caber joined his friend Leir and the other Celtic gods in aiding the Asgardians in their battle against the forces of the Egyptian god Seth. With Leir, Caber next attacked the camp of the Fomorians, the traditional enemies of Avalon. Leir wished to claim Sif as his bride, so Caber followed him to Asgard on Leir's request. Caber and Leir were captured by the Warriors Three. Caber clashed with Heimdall in Asgard, and then later arrived on Earth with Leir and Sif. Caber, Leir, and Sif then traveled to the Black Galaxy and found Thor there. The gods then traveled to Asgard. Caber, Leir, and Hercules then battled Surtur and Ymir. Caber then witnessed Leir's defeat in Leir's duel with Sif.
Caber possesses the typical powers of a member of the race of superhumans known as the Celtic gods of Avalon. This includes superhuman strength, speed, durability, stamina, and reflexes, and an extremely long lifespan.
Caber's speed is far greater than that of any other known god of Avalon, and has the ability to run at subsonic speeds for long periods of time.
When Jessica Jones went into labor, the hospital she was at refused to deliver her baby forcing Luke Cage to take her to Doctor Strange via the quinjet. She was named after Luke's teammate Danny Rand.
During Secret Invasion, Danielle was kidnapped by a Skrull posing as Edwin Jarvis. Luke was forced to team up with Bullseye in rescuing her. Luke retrieved Danielle while Bullseye killed the Skrull.
In a futuristic timeline, Danielle grows up inheriting both of her parents' abilities and becomes the new Captain America. When plucked from her timeline to battle Ultron and then later a Doombot, she then teams up with the modern day Avengers to battle Moridun who possessed Wiccan in an earlier timeline.
David Campbell worked at Stark Industries when his boss, Tony Stark, gave him and his family tickets to Walt Disney World. While driving there, Dave got into an argument with his wife and not realizing that he was driving into a military convoy that was carrying hazardous chemicals. The car swerved off the road and landed in an embankment, killing everyone except his daughter, Jessica.
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Jessica's father, renamed Brian Jones, appears in Jessica Jones played by James Colby. He appears in flashback in the episode "AKA WWJD?" where he is instead distracted by Jessica arguing with her younger brother over a video game and crashes into a truck carrying chemicals. He shows up in a nightmare convincing Jessica to get to work. His name was changed from Dave to Brian in reference to his creator, Brian Michael Bendis.
Mrs. Campbell is the mother of Jessica Campbell, who would grow up to become Jessica Jones. While driving to Walt Disney World, Mrs. Campbell got into an argument with her husband causing them to get distracted by driving into a military convoy that was carrying hazardous chemicals. The car swerved off the road and landed in an embankment, killing everyone except her daughter, Jessica.
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Jessica's mother, named Alisa Jones, appears in Jessica Jones played by Miriam Shor. She appears in flashback in the episode "AKA WWJD?" where she attempts to stop an argument between Jessica and her brother Philip. They die when the car crashes into a truck filled with chemicals. She shows up in a nightmare convincing Jessica to get to work. Her name comes from Alisa Bendis, wife of Brian Michael Bendis, creator of the comic book character of Jessica Jones.
Phillip is the younger brother of Jessica Campbell, who would grow up to become Jessica Jones. While driving to Walt Disney World, Phillip's parents got into an argument, causing them to get distracted by driving into a military convoy that was carrying hazardous chemicals. The car swerved off the road and landed in an embankment, killing everyone except his sister, Jessica. Years later, Jessica has a dream conducted by Jean Grey. Jessica sees her younger brother, but oddly enough doesn't seem to recognize him.
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Jessica's brother, renamed Phillip Jones, appears in Jessica Jones played by Billy McFadden. He appears in flashback in the episode "AKA WWJD?" where he gets into an argument with his sister over a Game Boy. This distracts their father who drives straight into a truck carrying chemicals that kills everyone, but knocks Jessica into a coma. In that same episode, Jessica admits that despite her brother being rather annoying at times, she considered him a 'great kid' and liked being around him.
Canelo is a fictional character in Marvel Comics. The character, created by Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore, and first appeared in All-New Ghost Rider #1 (May 2014).
Canelo is the old owner of Canelo's Auto and Body and the boss of Robbie Reyes. He has a deep admiration towards Robbie, mostly because he is a hard worker and respects his responsibility towards his brother. However, he like almost everyone else, is unaware of Robbie's double life as the Ghost Rider.
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Canelo appears on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. played by Daniel Zacapa. He is once again Robbie's respectable boss who is unaware of his life as the Ghost Rider. When Daisy Johnson enters the shop, he believes that she and Robbie are interested in each other.
Godfrey Calthrop is a member of the Foursaken. He was one of Jamie Braddock's best buddies when they were young, together with Amina Synge and Ned Horrocks. They disappeared in a sandstorm on the Sahara Desert during a Trans-Sahara Ralye which only Jamie escaped. They were contacted by the First Fallen, and returned years later, trying to reach Jamie to complete the First Fallen plans, fighting the X-Men in the process. The First Fallen take the Foursakens and the X-Men to The Singing City, a "heaven" created by him. It is said that humanity will live on in this new place, but it is soon discovered only four humans will make the cut. All others will not.
In the end, Jamie sends back Calthrop, Synge, and the X-Men back to the 616 universe. Once they arrive, Synge turns angry on the X-Men. After Bishop points a gun at them and says that they're just lucky to be alive, Calthrop suggests to Synge that maybe they should find something else to do with their lives and they depart.
Sam "Snap" Wilson
James Buchanan Barnes
The character subsequently appears in Sub-Mariner #10-11 (February–March 1969), Incredible Hulk #219-220 (January–February 1978), and Fantastic Four #219 (June 1980).
Captain Barracuda is a modern-day pirate, often using highly advanced technological weaponry. The Human Torch and Iceman, two heroes from two separate teams, have their first solo adventure opposing Barracuda. After agents of his smash the radio he tries to rob a ship of youths. The two heroes defeat him but he takes the Torch's girlfriend hostage and tries to escape. However he is stopped by Iceman and arrested.
Captain Barracuda and his crew later inadvertently capture Namor and Karthon the Quester as the latter two battle over the psychically-powerful Serpent Crown. However, during the struggle, his ship is destroyed by American Naval forces. Captain Barracuda has also gotten into conflicts with the Hulk and Fantastic Four, of which the Human Torch is a member.
Captain Barracuda has used a number of advanced submarine-type ships, armed with a number of high-tech weapons. He and his crew often carry a number of conventional and advanced forms of weaponry.
The character subsequently appears in Man-Thing #7-8 (November 1980, January 1981) and Captain Britain & MI13 #12 (2009).
Captain Fate is a 200-year-old Earth sea pirate cursed to sail the spaceways aboard his ship the Serpent's Crown forever by the wizard/satyr Khordes. Captain Fate and his crew came into conflict with the Man-Thing but were defeated.
Captain Forsa was a superhero who hailed from Brazil. He was tasked with finding a villain that was killing heroes and was confidant that he would find him despite not knowing the identity. While tempted by a female reporter who had asked him about the killer earlier, the reporter turned out to be Zeitgeist who killed Forsa rather unceremoniously. His death would be investigated nonetheless.
His name should technically be "Capitão Força" which means "Captain Strength".
Captain Omen is a supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe. The character, created by Steve Englehart and Herb Trimpe, first appeared in Hulk #164 in June 1973. Within the context of the stories, Captain Omen is the leader of the Infra-Worlders and an enemy of the Hulk.
Captain Wings is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe. He is based on Black Condor. Captain Wings appeared in Invaders #14-15 (March–April 1977), and was created by Roy Thomas and Frank Robbins.
During World War II, Captain Wings was a member of the Crusaders. He was unable to serve in British army due to a slight heart murmur. He was able to fly using a winged costume, but later abandoned the suit after the belt that powered his wings was destroyed and he learned of its Nazi origins.
- Julius Carbone
- Rosalie Carbone
Within the context of the stories, Caregiver provided aid to the cosmic entity known as Origin. Origin was gestating a new physical incarnation within an enormous embryo sac floating in deep space. The sac had been ruptured and Caregiver was summoned by the Contemplator to use her power primordial to heal the damage. She remained with Origin, determined to attend to its safety until its birth. Eventually other Elders arrived to examine the cosmic phenomenon. Quasar was investigating the sac for reasons of his own and, after a skirmish with the Possessor and the Obliterator, subsequently lost his protection from the rigors of space. The Caregiver saved Quasar's life by passing him through the sac's membrane, wherein he was able to breathe and recover.
Miles Warren clone
Guido Carboni is a fictional gangster in Marvel Comics. He was created by Bill Mantlo and Steve Ditko and first appeared in Marvel Spotlight Vol. 2 #11 (March 1981). Within the context of the issue, Guido Carboni was a big time crime boss who held operations all across New York. One night, a cat burglar named Monty Walsh attempted to rob him, but Guido and his men shot and killed him as he was trying to escape. Unbeknownst to Guido and his men, Monty was saved by the Uni-Power and became Captain Universe. Guido found his operations falling apart due to Monty's use of the power. Guido was finally confronted by Monty who planned to kill him and then use the power for his own selfish needs, unfortunately for Monty the Uni-Power left him because of this and Guido was arrested by the police raving about how a dead body had superpowers.
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Cassie and her father Perseus were members of the super hero family the Pantheon. They are led by the ancient Agamemnon. Cassie has the ability to absorb and re-channel most forms of energy, sometimes referred to as 'starbolts'. Cassie leaves the Pantheon for some time, to indulge her 'free spirit'. After the death of her father, the Hulk, who was in temporary command of the Pantheon, orders her return. Ulysses tracks down Cassie and persuades her to come home.
Cassie has a deep attraction to her teammate (and relative) Hector. Cassie refuses to accept that he is gay and often hits on him, despite his oft-repeated protestations that he does not enjoy this attention.
Cassie has participated in some Pantheon missions. She partners with Hector in Boston during the hunt for a youthified Agamemnon and the renegade Pantheon member Jason. She also travels to space with a Pantheon squad to bring back the kidnapped Atalanta. It is learned that Atalanta had been kidnapped by the lovestruck alien Trauma, the son of the ancient being who had given Agamemnon his immortality and other resources in the first place. This, in return for the taking of any of Pantheon descendants. Despite this, Atalanta is rescued.
The full depth of Agamemnon's insanity finally revealed, he is put on trial in his true form, that of a male teenager. During the trial, Agamemnon summons the 'Endless Knights. Cassie discovers this army consists of cyborgs created from the bodies of Agamemnon's dead children. This includes Perseus. The Pantheon survives this battle, though Agamemnon seemingly does not. Cassie stays with the Pantheon as it reforms and regroups.
Frank Castle Jr.
Frank Castle Jr. was Frank Castle's son and youngest child. Frank Jr. took after his dad, Frank Sr., and was one of the main reasons from retiring from the army. One day, the Castles decided to have a picnic in Central Park. They accidentally witness a mob execution and are gunned down. Frank Sr. is the only survivor and his family's death sends him over the edge into becoming the Punisher. Since then, Frank Sr. continues to see Frank Jr. in his dreams and visions as a driving force to continue his vigilante crusade and to remind him that his work is never done.
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- Frank's son, renamed Will Castle, appears in The Punisher played by Marcus Johns. In this version, the Castles travel to Puerto Rico to celebrate Frank's retirement. Howard Saint, who is distraught over the death of his son Bobby, sends his men to kill the entire Castle clan. Maria and Will are run over by John Saint's truck.
- In season 2 of Daredevil, Frank Jr. appears in several of the photographs that Karen Page finds in Frank's house. He later makes a proper appearance in flashbacks during The Punisher, where he is played by Aidan Pierce Brennan.
Lisa Castle was Frank Castle's daughter and oldest child. Lisa was the light in Frank's life and one of the main reasons from retiring from the army. One day, the Castles decided to have a picnic in Central Park. They accidentally witness a mob execution and are gunned down. Frank is the only survivor and his family's death sends him over the edge into becoming the Punisher. Since then, Frank continues to see Lisa in his dreams and visions as a driving force to continue his vigilante crusade and to remind him that his work is never done.
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- Frank Castle has two daughters named Annie and Felice in The Punisher (1989) played by Brooke Anderson and Holly Rogers, respectively. The two of them, as well as their mother, are killed in a car bomb.
- Lisa appears in the second season of Daredevil in the photographs that Karen Page finds when searching Frank's house. She later appears in The Punisher in flashbacks, where she is portrayed by Nicolette Pierini.
Maria Castle was the loving wife of Frank Castle. Together they had two children, Lisa and Frank Jr., and maintained a very tranquil family life. After coming home from the war, Maria made sure that Frank's life was held together. One day, the Castles decided to have a picnic in Central Park. They accidentally witness a mob execution and are gunned down. Frank survives, but Maria and her children were killed. Since then, Frank continues to see Maria and their children in his dreams and visions as a driving force to continue his vigilante crusade and to remind him that his work is never done.
Years later, Maria and her children's bodies were resurrected along with Microchip's son by The Hood using the body of G. W. Bridge. Upon seeing his family revived, Frank took a flamethrower and burned them to death.
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- Frank Castle's wife is renamed Julie Castle in The Punisher (1989) played by May Lloyd. This version has two daughters with Frank and are killed in a car bomb.
- Maria Castle appears in The Punisher played by Samantha Mathis. In this version, the Castles travel to Puerto Rico to celebrate Frank's retirement. Howard Saint, who is distraught over the death of his son Bobby, sends his men to kill the entire Castle clan. Maria and Will, Frank and Maria's son, are run over by John Saint's truck.
- In the second season of Daredevil, Maria Castle appears in photographs that Karen Page finds in Frank's house, where she is portrayed by Lauren Gray Weinerth. In The Punisher, Maria appears in flashbacks where she is portrayed by Kelli Barrett.
The character subsequently appears in Team America #3-12 (August 1982-May 1983), The New Mutants #5-6 (July–August 1983), #8 (October 1983), and The Thing #27 (September 1985).
Georgianna Castleberry was born in Willow Grove, Florida. She works as a manager, publicist, and occasional motorcyclist. She became an associate of the professional motorcyclist team called Team America, and joined the team when it eventually became known as the Thunderiders. She later married Thunderider member Leonard Hebb.
Georgianna has no superhuman powers of her own, but frequently serves as the receptacle of the combined abilities of the five Thunderiders, and assumed their collective guise of the Marauder.
Georgianna appeared as part of the "Thunderiders" entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #13.
Safron Caulder (sometimes Safron DeVille) is a fictional supporting character of Blade in Marvel Comics. The character, created by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan, first appeared in The Tomb of Dracula #12 (September 1973).
The woman known as Safron Caulder is a showgirl working in London. She was Blade's lover and in her first appearance, was frustrated by his duties of hunting vampires like Dracula. When blade traveled to Boston and met Hannibal King, Safron came along afterwards much to his delight. Later, Safron consoles Blade when he fulfills his mission in killing Deacon Frost. She is saved by Blade when she is threatened by a symbiotic vampire.
The Celestial Gardener is a Celestial tasked with the maintenance of the Apocalypse entity (the Celestials' evolutionary "caretaker" on Earth). The Gardener was summoned by Genocide—the 15-year-old son of Apocalypse (once known as En Sabah Nur)—who sought to "ascend" in his father's place. Before it could act, the Celestial Gardener was assassinated by the Apocalypse Twins, who used the stolen axe "Jarnbjorn", a divine weapon that had been enchanted in the 11th century by Thor to pierce Celestial armor. The assassination of a Celestial had never occurred before the Celestial Gardener's death.
Rutherford spent some time as a police officer in Canada. During the Prohibition, he was sent to assist law enforcement officers in America. At one point, his girlfriend Amelia Weatherly goes missing and is later assumed dead. Rutherform 'buries' her and moves on with his life.
He later slips into a coma lasting nearly two decades. The Alpha Flight member named Sasquatch recruits a new team of heroes, including Rutherford, who is roused from his coma. Rutherford helps rescue the original Alpha Flight and fight the Japanese team Big Hero Six. Later, they fight the criminal 'Manimator'.
During his last known adventure, he travels back in time. His teammate Nemesis reveals that she is Amelia. Their post-Alpha Flight adventures have not been shown. A vision indicates the two were buried side by side, per the epilogue of Alpha Flight vol. 3 #12.
Geoffrey Ballard was a government official who was sent to Stark International to overlook the current project that Tony Stark was working on. Stark had given an important box to Bill Foster for safekeeping, but it was stolen. When Stark attempted to tell Bill about the contents, Geoffrey cut him off saying he couldn't be trusted. Sometime afterward, Geoffrey began stalking Carol Danvers and placed a bomb in her building to destroy some documents. Afterwards, he burgled her office at Woman Magazine, but was spotted and fled. It is soon revealed that he has been working with Mystique in an effort to take down Ms. Marvel. He adopts an armored suit and starts calling himself Centurion. Ms. Marvel called upon the aid of the Avengers and together defeated him, ending his career as a supervillain.
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Art by Tom Tenney.
|First appearance||Force Works #1 (July 1994)|
|Created by||Dan Abnett
|Team affiliations||Force Works
|Notable aliases||Deliverer, Big Blue|
|Abilities||Expert hand to hand combatant
Greatly enhanced strength, agility and endurance
Interdimensional space teleportation via staff
Century is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was depicted as a member of the Force Works team in the series of the same name from 1994–1996.
Century was a genetic creation consisting of the minds of the hundred strongest and most able of the surviving alien Hodomurians. He possessed all their memories and instinctively used the knowledge he needed. Therefore, he was an expert on many topics and a very skilled fighter especially with his battle-staff, Parallax. His lifespan was apparently fixed at 100 years. He was sometimes seen levitating while in a deep meditative trance. He had a symbiotic rapport with Parallax, an entity which bound the multiple personalities of Century into a unified self.
Since becoming amnesic from Broker's mind-wipe and interdimensional traveling, Century couldn't remember much about his past and often had to search for the right words which led to Century sounding like a thesaurus when he often used three similar words to express himself. Single memories returned when he was confronted with something from his past or he dreamt about it. After losing Parallax for a while, memories of his composite minds loosened and even after Parallax was returned to him he continued to remember bits from the lives of the Hodomur he was composed of.
To defeat the evil Nexus Being named Lore, responsible for the destruction of their world, the Hodomur race created Century, a being composed by the best 100 surviving Hodomur warriors. Possessing all of their memories, he was able to solve situations in many topics. He started a mission to track down Lore, but during interdimensional travel he was enslaved by Broker and brainwashed. Only the urge to find Lore was maintained on his mind. He soon became a "scout" for the evil alien race of the Scatter, that bought him from Broket. Following constantly Century, the Scatter could feast on the leftovers of the worlds destroyed by Lore. Century first encountered the superhero team Force Works when Scarlet Witch's magic brought the alien on Earth-616 following a battle against the Kree. Century knocked out Kalum Lo, then when questioned by Scarlet about his whereabouts, was able to say only his name. A few minutes later Scarlet Witch, Spider-Woman and U.S.Agent were all captured by the Scatter, that arriving on Earth following Century, caused also Wonder Man's apparent death. Iron Man questioned Century about the Scatter's whereabouts but Century knew only the name of their race and their evil goals, causing Stark to leave him behind. He was next to be brought to the Vault but escaped and teleported to Iron Man. Using the teleportation powers of his staff Parallax, Century helped Iron Man to rescue the team from an unknown world ravaged by the Scatter. He helped Force Works defeat these aliens. Getting quarter to the Works, he soon joined the team on a full basis participating to missions to Slorenia, China, Australia, and defeating the menace of the Starstealth once and for at all. During a brief travel to space aboard the ship of Broker, he was captured by the foe and sold to the mysterious Imogen. He was then freed by Azimuth, that was next to reveal the truth on his origins and life, but she was stricken by an energy blast of Imogen and fell comatose. After killing Broker for good, he returned to Earth, rejoining Force Works in time to help them unravel the plot of Kang (Immortus in disguise) that had on his side a corrupted Iron Man and Cybermancer, alternate version of scientist Suzi Endo. After Stark sacrificed himself to prevent Kang's plans, Force Works had to endure a last fight against alternate universe versions of Wonder Man, and Ultron, belonging to Cybermancer's reality. Force Works managed to resolve this situation. Before the team was disbanded, Century expressed the desire to learn more about his new homeworld, Earth. Force Works then responded to an emergency call starting for a final mission whose result remained unknown.
Century is later recruited by Wonder Man (whose ionic energy leaking problem was affecting his judgement) to join his Revengers in a plot to defeat the Avengers. He was easily defeated by the New Avengers. While incarcerated at the Raft, Century and the rest of Wonder Man's followers were interrogated about their motivations for joining the Revengers. Century stated that he sided with Wonder Man out of sense of honor to him and recognition of the cycle of life.
As his name and some of his history indicated, Century was meant to be the best of the 100 beings that made him up.
He was shown to have greater than human strength, agility, and endurance. Additionally by using Parallax, he was able to teleport through interdimensional space. He's also an expert hand-to-hand combatant.
He was often drawn as being taller than Iron Man or Hawkeye with long white hair and red markings over various parts of his body.
- Century was part of the supporting cast in the 1994–1996 Iron Man animated series voiced by James Warwick in Season One, Jim Cummings in "The Beast Within," and by Tom Kane in the two-part series finale. A scene in the episode "Data In, Chaos Out" gives Century a civilian identity as a man named Woody where he sports shades and a broad-brimmed hat. In "The Beast Within," Century was the one who told Iron Man that the Force Works team is relocating from Stark Industries following Iron Man's team-up with the Mandarin to stop Fin Fang Foom. In the two-part episode "Hands of the Mandarin," Century rejoins Force Works when Mandarin uses the Heart of Darkness crystal to disable all technology. He appeared to knock out Hypnotia when she was using her powers on Iron Man and War Machine.
The character subsequently appears in The Champions #1 (October 1975), The Avengers #282 (August 1987), Marvel Super-Heroes #1 (May 1990), Doctor Strange #35 (November 1991), Thor #462 (May 1993), Thor Annual #19 (1994), Fantastic Four #21 (September 1999), Hercules #5 (September 2005), and X-Factor (vol 3) #223-224 (August 2011).
Hesperus Chadwick formed the Secret Empire alongside his friend William Taurey. Together, they hoped to bring the Elite back to the forefront and put they in control of everyone. Their efforts were thwarted by Captain America and the Falcon. Hesperus and his daughter Cheer Chadwick helped reform the Secret Empire, this time brainwashing under privileged to work for them. They were once again defeated by the Thunderbolts.
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Chadwick is the owner of Isodyne Energy and is the husband of Whitney Frost. He first appears in "The Lady in the Lake" where it is revealed that he was having an affair with a recently deceased lab assistant. However, Frost was the one in control of their marriage, using her acting abilities to get what she wanted. In "A View in the Dark", Chadwick is overturned by the Council of Nine to move away from the Zero Matter incident which angers Frost.
Frost reveals to Chadwick her Zero Matter powers which frightens him. After helping his wife with her "experiments", Chadwick finally calls the Council of Nine to inform them of Frost's abilities. In "Life of the Party", Frost discovers Chadwick's betrayal and kills him by absorbing him. When Frost's powers are removed from her body by the SSR, she continues to have visions of her husband telling her how beautiful she is.
Within the context of the stories, Chaka (Robert Hao) learns martial arts from his older brother William. He eventually moves to New York and becomes the crime lord of the Chinatown-based criminal gang 'The Golden Tigers' while his brother William became a lawyer. In his battles, he uses electrified nunchakus. He also has the power to control others' minds, which is amplified by a mystic crystal.
Champion of the Universe
Lourdes Chantel is a mutant teleporter and the lover of supervillain Sebastian Shaw, before he became the Black King of the Hellfire Club New York Branch. The two meet when Lourdes' company hires Shaw to oversee one of its projects. She tries to sway Sebastian away from the Hellfire Club and its leader Ned Buckman, fearing the Club might corrupt her lover. Lourdes' death at the hands of Sentinels financed by Buckman leads Shaw to take over the Hellfire Club.
Lourdes Chantel was based on Lourdes Ortiz, Claremont's translator at the 1985 Barcelona Comics Convention.
Robin Chapel graduated from Barnard College. Despite having little to no experience, Anne-Marie Hoag hired Robin into Damage Control where she quickly rose in the ranks possibly due to Hoag's influence. She wanted to be an account executive, but the position was taken by John Porter whom she initially disliked. However, by the end of the day the two became friendly with each other. At one point, Hoag stepped down from leading Damage Control and handed control to Robin, unfortunately she had trouble maintaining the company and through a series of events, gladly gave the company back to her employer. At some point, Robin and Porter entered a serious relationship.
Cheetah (Marvel Comics)
Esteban Carracus was born in Mexico City. Sentry 459 was discovered near Mexico City, and went on a rampage. It sent out an energy beam that somehow endowed the notorious petty thief Carracus with superhuman abilities. He decided to use this newfound power to strike out against United States capitalists, who he believed exploited and oppressed the Mexican people.
Along with the Sentry, the Cheetah attacked a number of factories in Texas, but were defeated by Captain Mar-Vell. Ronan the Accuser had been using both the Cheetah and the Sentry robot as a distraction, but Mar-Vell defeated him as well.
The Cheetah was later among the seventeen criminals, all murdered by the Scourge, to be resurrected by Hood using the power of Dormammu as part of a squad assembled to eliminate the Punisher. He will be the team's "feral animal" and wildcard. Alongside the other revived villains, he posed as Beast when attacking the Punisher. He was apparently killed by the Punisher.
Cheetah possessed superhuman strength, allowing him to lift somewhere around 8 tons. In addition, he could run at speeds of up to 75 miles per hour (121 km/h) and possessed razor sharp claws and fangs. If Cheetah never regained his powers after they were lost, then the claws and fangs he wore at the end of his life were presumably part of his costume.
Cheetah received an entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #16.
Randolph Cherryh is a corrupt politician who has aided the Kingpin in many illegal endeavors. He put a bounty on Batwing simply because he stole some apples. Batwing was saved by Spider-Man angering Randolph.
Later, Daredevil discovers his connection to Kingpin and tries to out him. Jeryn Hogarth defended him in court when he was accused of attempting to murder Sheldon, a man who had information about Randolph and the Kingpin. He later won the Mayoral election, but the Kingpin forced him to concede in exchange for the return of his wife.
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Randolph Cherryh appears in season 1 of Daredevil, played by Jonathan Walker, where he is one of Wilson Fisk's many cronies. He appears in "Nelson v. Murdock" at a charity gala that Fisk is hosting. Though he claims to have won his seat through advice from Cornelius Van Lunt, Leland Owlsley implies that he had connections. Cherryh is among the many conspirators arrested by the FBI after Hoffman snitches on Fisk, and as he is being perp-walked on television is heard claiming that the "truth" will have him exonerated.
Philip Cho and Helen Cho
Philip Cho and Helen Cho are the parents to Amadeus Cho in Marvel Comics. The characters, created by Fred Van Lente, Greg Pak and Ryan Stegman, first appeared in The Incredible Hercules #133 (November 2009). Born in South Korea, Philip and Helen moved to Tucson, Arizona where they had a son (Amadeus) and a daughter (Maddie). Amadeus began to show signs of increased intelligence at a young age and the Chos were happy. After Amadeus won a quiz show the owner Pythagoras Dupree felt threatened by their son and sent men to the Cho house to kill. Philip and Helen were killed, while Maddie disappeared.
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Helen Cho appeared in Avengers: Age of Ultron played by Claudia Kim. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Helen is a physicist who works for the Avengers. She isn't married, as evidenced by her interest in Thor, and she doesn't appear to have a son or daughter in this reality. She is taken over by Ultron, using Loki's Staff, and forced to create the perfect body, which would eventually become Vision. After discovering Ultron's true motives, Scarlet Witch's powers free Helen from Ultron's mind control. She is later seen working in the new Avengers facility.
Chondu the Mystic
Chrome is a mutant in the Marvel Comics universe. The character, created by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee, first appeared in X-Men vol. 2 #1 in 1991. Within the context of the stories, Chrome is a member of the Acolytes who can transmute elements. He died aboard Asteroid M.
John Watkins Jr.
John Watkins III
Roberto da Costa
Claw is a supporting character in the Daredevil comics. He has appeared in numerous issues as a member of the good ninja cell The Chaste. He is a highly trained ninja and has devoted his life to the teachings of his mentor Stick. This has brought him into conflict with the ninja cell known as The Hand. He has assisted his master in various battles with the Hand and continues to be an active member of the Chaste.
Albert Cleary graduated from Morehouse College and worked several jobs before being hired as Damage Control's comptroller. As head of finances, it is his job to make sure that Damage Control make their profit margins rise. Albert always seems to wear nice suits that hardly, if ever, seem to wrinkle. His most famous exploit was when he had to confront Doctor Doom about paying his taxes, an event he will never admit frightened him. Albert is also a fan of Spider-Man and showed concern for him when he was trapped in a giant robot. When Damage Control's C.E.O., Ann-Marie Hoag, was removed by a larger company, Albert worked hard to get Hoag back in charge, showing devotion not just toward the company, but to his employer as well.
Det. Oscar Clemons is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics Universe. He first appeared in Punisher Vol. 8 #1 (October 2011) and was created by Greg Rucka and Marco Checchetto in the likeness of actor Morgan Freeman. He was paired up with a younger cop named Walter Bolt to bring in the Punisher. After Bolt is killed by Rachel Cole-Alves, he ends up arresting her instead.
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Oscar Clemons appears in Jessica Jones, where he is played by Clarke Peters. He is a veteran detective, and is two years away from mandatory retirement with a full pension. He is the detective assigned to the murders of Bob and Barbara Schlottman, shot to death in an elevator by their daughter Hope on Kilgrave's orders. After Kilgrave kills Jessica Jones's neighbor Ruben, Jessica approaches Clemons with Ruben's severed head, begging to be locked up. This backfires, as Kilgrave arrives and orders Clemons and the other cops present at the time to all point guns at each other, then makes them dismiss the incident as a hilarious prank. Later, Jessica brings Clemons to a decommissioned CDC facility where Kilgrave is being contained in a sealed room, but Trish Walker is forced to handcuff him. When Kilgrave escapes, he tells Clemons to remove himself from the cuffs, breaking his hand in the process. While securing the scene, Clemons is confronted by Will Simpson, who is looking for Trish and Kilgrave. After getting Clemons to reveal Trish's location, Simpson shoots Clemons in the head, killing him instantly. Simpson then douses the floor in gasoline and torches the building. Jessica later learns about Clemons' murder when his body turns up at the morgue. She initially suspects that Kilgrave killed Clemons, but quickly figures out Simpson was responsible.
Clone of Frankenstein
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 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. After falling in love with Moondragon, Cloud also developed a male form modeled after Danny Milligan.
Cloud received an entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #3.
Coat of Arms
Ray Coffin is a former astronaut who after the death of his wife Elaine, became emotionally distant from his son Steve. One day, Ray walked into his backyard one morning to find craters that he believes were dug up by his dog Muffin. Steve informs him of the Micronauts' battle. At first he doesn't believe him until he picks up a "toy" spaceship and realizes that it is real. He informs his friend, Phillip Prometheus, at Human Engineering Life Laboratories (HELL) that his son has encountered extraterrestrial life and both go to visit the labs. However, Prometheus turns out to be a cyborg with dubious intentions and captures Ray and Steve. During the scuffle, Ray and Phillip are transported to the Microverse and Ray is called away by a Time Traveler who offers Ray to become the "Champion of the Earth." Ray is suddenly imbued with the Uni-Power and transformed into Captain Universe. In his new form he aids the Micronauts in battling Baron Karza and Prometheus. Afterwards, Ray gives up the power to spend time with his son. The Uni-Power attempted to possess Ray again, but due to his age, he suffers a heart attack. His son Steve then takes over. Afterwards, the Uni-Power heals Ray.
Steve Coffin is the son of Ray Coffin who since the death of his mother Elaine, has caused his father to act distant from him. Steve was mowing the lawn when he encountered the Micronauts. He helped them battle the Acroyear Warriors and took down some ships. However, the rest escaped leaving the yard in worse shape. Ray came home and while at first disbelieving his son, eventually came around upon discovering the ships. Steve, Ray and Muffin (the family dog) all traveled to Human Engineering Life Laboratories (HELL) to meet with Ray's friend, Phillip Prometheus. However, Prometheus had sinister motives and during a major scuffle, caused himself and Ray to fall into the Microverse. Steve and the Micronauts escaped and fearing the worst of his father's fate, ran right into Man-Thing. Luckily for him, the Micronauts saved him. Steve and the Micronauts attempted to get help, but were attacked by Prometheus and Baron Karza. Suddenly, Ray returned as Captain Universe and father and son were reunited. Afterwards, Steve, Ray and Muffin enjoyed their time together.
When a shadowy villain named Mister E threatened to turn the sun into a dark star, the Uni-Power returned to Ray. However he suffered a heart attack and the power instead took Steve. Steve fought off shadow soldiers from Mister E before destroying him and the weapon that he devised to transform the sun. As the Uni-Power left Steve, it healed Ray into a full recovery. However, Steve would soon come to regret losing the Uni-Power. Suddenly craving it's energy, he joined up with Division U, a government faction whose main goal was to capture and harness the Uni-Power. Steve was considered a loose cannon, but was an asset due to having possessed the power. He and his team, the Wraith Squad, found Roland Taylor, the new Captain Universe, and Steve managed to take him down with an energy gun demanding that the power be turned over to him. When his partner, Alyssa, told him he was out of line, he yells at her giving Roland enough time to recover, blast the entire squad, and escape. What happened to him afterwards is unknown.
Coldfire (James Lucas, Jr.) is a fictional supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe. The character, created by Marcus McLaurin, Dwayne Turner and Scott Benefiel, first appeared in Cage #3 as James Lucas, and in Cage #13 as Coldfire.
James Lucas, Jr. was born and raised in Harlem, New York and lived in an apartment block with mother, father, and younger brother. As he grew up he started to hate his criminal brother and believed that he brought shame upon the family. His father James had to keep bailing Carl out of prison. He even blamed his brother Carl Lucas, who would later become the superhero known as Luke Cage for the death of their mother. The brothers fought constantly and over time James hatred for his brother grew and grew. When Carl went to prison James and his father moved around the country trying to keep him away from Carl. The pair did not even know each other was still alive.
James Lucas, Jr. was unable to fight his super powered brother so decided to gain abilities of his own he went through a mutagenic process devised by the scientist Dr. Karl Malus stolen from technology used by the Soviets. His body was altered so he was engulfed in a white-hot flame which did not burn him. With this new power he took on the name of "Coldfire" and began his revenge against his brother.
Powers and abilities
James Lucas, Jr's body was mutagenically altered to provide his body an advance physiology allowing him to do battle with his brother Luke Cage. He is able to leave his human body and inhabit the white hot plasma and control it as if it was his own body.
In other media
Coldheart is a fictional supervillainess in the Marvel Comics universe. She was created by Howard Mackie and Tom Lyle, and first appeared in Spider-Man #49 (August 1994). Unseen for years, she presumably died during the start of Civil War.
Kateri Deseronto was once a government agent with the codename Coldheart. After her son's death during a battle between the Hobgoblin and Spider-Man, she was deemed mentally unfit for field duty. Her clearance was revoked and she was forcibly retired. Breaking into the government agency she worked for, Coldheart steals her costume, then fights her way out. Later, she waits in the shadows, listening to a police radio that says Spider-Man is confronting the Hobgoblin, who is attempting to kidnap his own son. As Spider-Man swings into action, Coldheart freezes his webline, sending him crashing through a table. This gives Hobgoblin enough time to escape with his son, Jay. Coldheart rushes at Spider-Man, but Spidey easily evades her swords, and kicks her in the face, letting him catch up with the Hobgoblin. She fights Hobgoblin on the roof of the building, but the Hobgoblin, realizing he's losing, throws a pumpkin bomb on the roof, sending his son flying. Spider-Man jumps after Jay, saving him, but when he looks up, Coldheart has a blade under his chin, freezing him. Jay begs her to leave Spider-Man alone, and Coldheart decides to pursue the Hobgoblin instead of killing Spider-Man.
Sometime later, Coldheart was arrested and imprisoned in the Raft. Coldheart was apparently one of the many villains that escaped from the Raft prison during New Avengers #1-3. Hiding in Stamford with some other escaped convicts, she was eventually tracked down by the New Warriors. Seeing the need to neutralize the villains (and gain good footage for their reality show) the Warriors attacked. During the battle, Nitro used his powers to explode the entire neighborhood, causing over six hundred deaths. Of the villains, only Nitro survived.
Coldheart has a bullet-proof costume with two swords; one to paralyze and one that could freeze objects at melee and long-range. She is also proficient with swords and martial arts.
Walter Collins purchased the Baxter Building when the Fantastic Four were facing financial difficulties. Walter was initially happy with the decision, but came to regret it after many of the Four's adventures affected the building drastically. Collins constantly found himself trying to evict the Four through various means, however he is usually shooed out by Mister Fantastic, hung up by the Thing and at one point had an eviction letter burned up by the Human Torch in front of him. He seemed to finally succeed in having them evicted when they broke up, but was disappointed when nobody wanted to rent the former headquarters. The Four eventually reunited and he was forced to accept his rowdy tenants. After returning from vacation, Walter was horrified by the damage done to the building. He once again threatened to evict the Four, only to be presented a check causing Walter to walk away grinning never to be seen again.
Comet is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe. He first appeared in Nova #21 (September 1978), and was created by Marv Wolfman and John Buscema. The character subsequently appears in Fantastic Four #206 (May 1979), #208-209 (July–August 1979), and ROM #24 (November 1981).
Harris Moore was born in New York. In the late 1950s, radiation from a gaseous entity resembling a tiny comet mutagenically altered him, giving him superhuman flying and electrical powers, which he used as a costumed crimefighter. Decades later, he went to Xandar to aid its people in their war against the Skrulls as one of the Champions of Xandar. After his son Crimebuster died, the Comet chose to remain on Xandar.
Comet appeared as part of the "Champions of Xandar" entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #16.
- Commander Cir
Reva Connors was friends with, and eventually started dating, Carl Lucas the man who would eventually become Luke Cage. Cage's former friend, Willis Stryker, was jealous of their romance and framed Cage with stolen drugs. When the Maggia came after Stryker, they inadvertently killed Connors.
In other media
Reva Connors is portrayed by Parisa Fitz-Henley in Jessica Jones and Luke Cage in flashbacks, presented as Luke Cage's wife. Reva is a psychologist and counselor at Seagate Penitentiary, who plays a role in Luke gaining his superhuman abilities and, having grown to love him, takes him and the research data to her home in New York after Luke escapes from prison. Reva is later killed when Kilgrave orders Jessica to punch her, causing her to be thrown backwards into the path of an oncoming bus. Luke is devastated by her death, and moreso when he learns of her involvement in the Seagate experiments.
Quinn wanted the mayoral candidate Charles Thurston to win, so he sent seven corrupt cops to stage a break-in at the current mayor's residence. This attempt was stopped by Moon Knight. Review of the intelligence gained by the incident allowed him to figure out the hero's alternate identity. His assistant, 'Weasel', also learned this and was killed by Quinn in an alligator trap.[volume & issue needed]
Quinn soon decides just to outright kill the current mayor. His attempt fails, again due to Moon Knight, although he does wound his target.[volume & issue needed]
In "Hulk!" #13, the terrorist known as Lupinar obtains Quinn's intelligence and uses it in his own confrontations against Moon Knight.[volume & issue needed]
Conquer-Lord uses death-traps and life-sized chess board pieces. He also has pet rats.
Contact (Frida Rivera) is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. She was created by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely, and her first appearance was in New X-Men #126 (July 2002).
Frida was one of the many students of the Xavier Institute that under the telepathic control of Cassandra Nova attacked Wolverine. However she was later knocked unconscious by Jean Grey. She is also identified by her glasses that she always wears. It is possible that Frida lost her mutant powers after M-Day. Her real name, codename and powers were revealed in Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z vol. 13.
Corkscrew participates in a try-out held by X-Statix to find a replacement member for the recently deceased U-Go Girl. He is a promising candidate, 'a rising star in the feeder leagues', who has a rep for going in where it hurts. He is seen kicking a green-skinned man, but moments later kills his opponent. X-Statix owner Spike Freeman determines that Corkscrew has qualified for "Code X", meaning that his mutation had driven him insane. Deaths during training are not popular with the public, so it will be said the woman died during a mission. Corkscrew is handed over to Doop, who jokes about the situation (in a language indecipherable to the reader).
Doop takes Corkscrew out into the woods for what Corkscrew thinks is an innocent reason. Doop films the man from cheery and upbeat, to a horse-butchering, sobbing breakdown. At which point, Doop ends the man's misery, killing him with an axe and a smile. Corkscrew is shown to have blue-tinted blood.
Corkscrew is a mutant who can turn his forearms (and possibly other sections of his body) into hard, sharp tendrils, which he tends to spin around in a 'corkscrew' motion to drill at his enemies. He has silver skin and wavy silver hair.
Coronary (James Sharp) is a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe He was created by Fabian Nicieza and Mark Bagley, and his first appearance was in New Warriors vol. 1 #4 (1990). He is a member of Psionex.
James Sharp was a medical student when he was experimented upon by Genetech while researching the creation of superhuman beings. Developing psionic abilities and taking on the codename of Coronary he became a member of Psionex. During Psionex's battle with the New Warriors, one of the Warriors, Namorita picked Coronary up. In defense Coronary inflicted stomach pains, causing Namorita to drop him, but his body shattered from the drop. Later, Coronary managed to reassemble himself and began to exhibit a noticeable increase in power when he focused his power inward, allowing himself to control his own bodily state, including making himself intangible and having a minor ability to shapeshift; he has recently appeared under his original humanoid form—his jagged-glass body is no longer permanent.
During the height of Civil War Coronary was forced to join the New Thunderbolts team with other supervillains.[volume & issue needed] Coronary and Psionex are later revealed as members of the Initiative's Maryland team.
Coronary has the ability to affect the body functions of others and to alter the composition of his own body. He can use biotelepathy to induce vomiting, unconsciousness, or, as his name suggests, heart attacks. His power is informed by his medical training. He can also change his body's molecular structure at will in order to phase through objects, grow, create jagged spikes, and shapeshift.
Anne-Marie Cortez is a mutant in the Marvel Comics universe. The character, created by Chris Claremont and Jim Lee, first appeared in X-Men vol. 2 #1 in 1991. Within the context of the stories, Anne-Marie is Fabian Cortez's sister and a member of the Acolytes. She dies when Asteroid M crashes.
Cosmo the Spacedog
|First appearance||Alpha Flight #8 (March 1984)|
|Created by||John Byrne|
|Team affiliations||Omega Flight|
|Notable aliases||James MacDonald Hudson, Guardian|
Delphine Courtney first appeared in Alpha Flight #7 (February 1984), and was created by John Byrne.
The character subsequently appears in Alpha Flight Vol. 1 #11–13 (June–August 1984), #22 (May 1985), and #25–28 (August–November 1985).
Delphine Courtney appeared as part of the "Omega Flight" entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #9.
Fictional character biography
Delphine Courtney was a servitor robot, built by the Roxxon Energy Corporation to serve Jerry Jaxon. The robot initially had a feminine shape and fully human appearance, and was referred to as "she" by its creators, to the point that Jaxon himself was unaware of "her" true nature. Courtney acted on Jaxon's behalf to recruit several superhumans that were former members of the Canadian government's training teams, Gamma Flight and Beta Flight, that were dismissed after the government shut down Department H, the division that oversaw Gamma, Beta, and the primary team, Alpha Flight. Jaxon intended to form his own super-team, Omega Flight, in order to revenge himself on James MacDonald Hudson, founder of Department H and leader of the still-active Alpha Flight as Guardian, and through an "influencer" device built into its systems, Courtney was able to manipulate the already-disenfranchised recruits into seeking their own revenge on Alpha. However, Courtney was unable to influence Roger Bochs, inventor of the Box robot, who was still loyal to Hudson and the Flight program, forcing Jaxon to directly involve himself by taking control of Box.
Luring James Hudson and his wife Heather to America with an offer of employment at Roxxon's New York City holdings, Jaxon and Omega Flight executed an ambush of Guardian while Heather was detained by Courtney. When Heather made an attempt to escape and scuffled with Courtney, the robot's fleshlike facial covering was damaged and its true nature revealed. While Omega Flight's goal of revenge was attained with Guardian's apparent death, Courtney was witness to Jaxon's own death due to feedback from Box's destruction, and the remaining members of Omega were turned over to the New York City authorities.
Escaping capture, Courtney freed Omega Flight from jail and employed them in a new plot against Alpha Flight. Having its appearance reconfigured and incorporating facsimiles of Guardian's battlesuit technology into its systems, Courtney infiltrated Alpha Flight posing as a returned Guardian (using a cover story that was later revealed to be the actual fate of the real James Hudson), and eventually lured them into a second encounter with Omega Flight, using Alpha's trust of "Guardian" to ambush them. However, Omega Flight's victory was foiled by the arrival of the Beyonder, and Courtney and its team were forced to flee.
Their escape was blocked by Madison Jeffries, a former Flight trainee whom Courtney had avoided recruiting, fearing his ability to control machines and his loyalty to James Hudson. When Jeffries attacked with a construct created from an automobile, Courtney used one of the future duplicates of Omega Flight member Flashback as a human shield, resulting in its death (and the mental breakdown of the original Flashback, now condemned to violent death in his future). This enraged Jeffries, who used his powers to destroy Courtney, forcing its internal circuitry out of its mouth.
Roger Bochs and Madison Jeffries later salvaged portions of Courtney's second incarnation to construct a new battlesuit functionally identical to James Hudson's original, which was used by Heather Hudson under her husband's former identity of Vindicator.
Powers and abilities
Delphine Courtney possessed superhuman strength, and had a high degree of resistance to physical damage. Its sight and hearing were sharper than a human being's. It also possessed a device called an "influencer" that could affect pre-existing psychological conditions in the human mind, allowing Courtney to manipulate individuals with judicious use of the influencer combined with verbal interaction; however, it could not absolutely control human beings, as Roger Bochs' loyalty to James Hudson allowed him to resist its manipulations.
Courtney was also able to disguise itself as a human being with a fleshlike outer covering. It could masquerade as either gender by altering its underlying structure, and could even impersonate specific individuals convincingly enough to fool those close to the person imitated. While impersonating James Hudson/Guardian, Courtney also contained technology that could replicate the properties of Guardian's original battlesuits, granting it all of Guardian's super-powers.
Cowboy (Luke Merriweather) is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe. He is a mutant and a member of Team America. Cowboy first appeared in Team America #2 (July 1982), and was created by Bill Mantlo and Mike Vosburg.
The character subsequently appears in Team America #3-12 (August 1982-May 1983), The New Mutants #5-6 (July–August 1983), #8 (October 1983), and The Thing #27 (September 1985).
Luke Merriweather was born in Austin, Texas. He once worked as a rodeo performer. With Wrench, he joined the professional motorcyclist team called Team America, which was eventually known as the Thunderiders.
Cowboy and Team America are performing at a carnival and bike show when they are attacked by gunmen under the command of Silver Samurai. The New Mutants happen to be in attendance, and spring into action, not knowing that Team America are themselves mutants. The Silver Samurai captures the Dark Rider, but instead it turns out the person he captured is Mirage. Viper uses her as a hostage to blackmail Team America into accepting a mission; Professor X finds them using Cerebro and proposes to help them accomplish the mission. Team America moves against an AIM base, retrieving a strange crystal from it. Elsewhere, Team America escapes pursuit by summoning the Black Rider into El Lobo.
Cowboy is a mutant who shares a mental link with the four other members of the Thunderiders. The five mutants can project their collective physical skills, strength, and knowledge into another person without diminishing their own abilities in any way.
Cowboy appeared as part of the "Thunderiders" entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #13.
Neil Crawford is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe, whose first appearance was in Generation M #1. He is the editor of the fictitious newspaper, The Alternative and is the boss of Sally Floyd.
Crawley became a recurring character in that series as well as appearing along Moon Knight in other series such as Iron Man. Crawley was also a recurring character in the 1989 series Marc Spector: Moon Knight, and the 2006 series Moon Knight. He also appeared in Vengeance of the Moon Knight, written by Gregg Hurwitz.
Crawley often acts as a friend and mentor towards Moon Knight, as well as his informant. When Moon Knight first encounters Crawley he is living alone in the streets of New York City.
During one of his early appearances Crawley was given an authentic statue of Khonshu by Moon Knight's lover Marlene Alraune. He also helped Moon Knight uncover his enemy Bushman's whereabouts, and was depressed for a time over the death of his brother, Randall. He also asked Moon Knight to help assist him in the murder of his friend, Reno Eddie. Moon Knight succeeds, but the killer turns out to be Crawley’s son, Jimmy Crawley, who blames his father for his mother's death. Jimmy attacks Moon Knight, who engages in a fight with him, causing him to fall off a rooftop and die. This greatly upsets Bertrand Crawley, but he does not blame Moon Knight for his son’s death. Crawley would go on to assist Moon Knight in a variety of cases.
During the Moon Knight Volume 3, Crawley assisted Frenchie during an assault on the gang who attacked his partner, however, against Frenchie’s will, Crawley called Moon Knight to assist them. In Vengeance of the Moon Knight, Crawley is hit in the head by a mental patient. He survives, but no longer uses large words and speaks like a surfer. Moon Knight finds him later in a skate park, where he is struck in the head by a skate board and returns to his normal self.
Nicholas "Lucky" Lewis Sr.
Nicholas Lewis Jr.
Crimebuster first appeared in Nova #13 (September 1977), and was created by Marv Wolfman, Sal Buscema, and Joe Sinnott. The character subsequently appears in Fantastic Four #206 (May 1979), #208-209 (July–August 1979), and was killed in ROM #24 (November 1981).
Frank Moore was born in Brooklyn, New York. Believing his father, the Comet, was killed by an assassin, Frank decides to follow in his footsteps and gain vengeance on the criminal underworld, fighting crime as the costumed Crimebuster. Later reunited with his father, Crimebuster joins the Champions of Xandar and aids them in their war against the Skrulls. Crimebuster is killed by a Skrull.
Crimebuster had no superhuman powers, but was a gifted athlete and a master of various weaponry. Among his devices were a rope gun and a single-seated hover vehicle.
Crimebuster appeared as part of the "Champions of Xandar" entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #16.
Mason was a criminal who encountered Power Man in Seagate Penitentiary. After escaping prison, Mason found Franke Moore's abandoned equipment and became the new Crime-Buster as a mercenary. He became a rival hero-for-hire to Power Man and Iron Fist for a short while. Mason was later seen among a group of superheroes battling the Lethal Legion as they attacked the offices of Marvel Comics.
Mason was reported dead in Power Man & Iron Fist volume 2 #1.[clarification needed]
Crimson is a fictional superhero and agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. (SOAP) in the Marvel Comics universe. The character first appeared in She-Hulk vol. 2 #16 (April 2007), and was created by Dan Slott and Rick Burchett.
When he is first seen, he mentions to be a loyal follower to Cyttorak, the same being that granted Juggernaut his powers. He somehow became the head of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Magic-Ops Division. He was there when the Wendigo creature attacked Canada, and refused to let that country's local magician, Talisman interfere until she mentioned she had a spell that could cure the Wendigo.
The Crimson Daffodil (Vernon French) is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Cloak & Dagger vol. 3 #6 behind the scenes, and his first full appearance was in Cloak and Dagger vol. 3 #7 (Oct 1989).
The Crimson Daffodil is a criminal who encounters Dagger during a failed bank robbery. He becomes smitten with Dagger, and claims that she has redeemed him. He returns under a new identity as the superhero Wombat in an attempt to win Dagger's affection, however this attempt failed.
Powers and abilities
His mutant power is the ability to turn another person's fear into pleasure, rendering that person more cooperative, and could persuade people to do whatever he asked by speaking to them. He is also very acrobatic. As the Wombat, he retained this power and could also tunnel through solid earth with exceptional speed.
Elijah Cross is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. He was created by Peter David and Khoi Pham, and first appeared in X-Factor vol. 3 #17 as a de-powered mutant, who lost his powers as a result of M-Day.
Little is known about Elijah Cross, other than his role as leader of the terrorist group of former mutants called X-Cell, who believe mutants lost their powers as a result of a government conspiracy.[volume & issue needed]
Cross was to be apprehended by S.H.I.E.L.D. to face allegations of sending a government official a toy elephant that nearly choked him to death, but Rictor and Wolfsbane intervened, believing the agents to be the criminals in the altercation.[volume & issue needed]
Afterwards, Cross went to former mutant Quicksilver, asking him if he could return his powers to him using the Terrigen Crystals embedded in Quicksilver's skin.[volume & issue needed] Cross regained his powers for a short time afterward and used them to fight X-Factor. In the middle of the fight, Cross began to smoke and then exploded as a result of the Terrigen Crystals.[volume & issue needed]
Elijah Cross had the ability to increase his mass without being constrained by gravity, allowing him to move at speeds normal to a person of his regular body weight. He was depicted bowling through a small army of Jamie Madrox's dupes.
The Crown is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe. He is an affiliate of the Allies of Hydra, Dr. Andrea Janson, and Fortunato, also an enemy of Spider-Man, Hammerhead, S.H.O.C., and Morbius, the Living Vampire.
Crown has bonded with the technology of the late Dr. William Fields, which gives him his powers: aside from the usual super strength and speed, and the ability to fire powerful energy blasts, the Crown can also alter his body into any shape and size he wishes and can teleport in an enormous black blast. Unfortunately for him, this process has drastically shortened his lifespan and he turned to Hydra for help. Eventually, in a fit of rage, he decided to go out in a city-shattering explosion; he was thwarted in this but thought dead, until he resurfaced as the vampire known as Hunger.
Joe Hogan, who went by the nickname Crusher Hogan, was a professional wrestler who worked for the Wrestling League. The League was losing money due to a rival wrestling company. While his wife wanted him to quit, he instead offered cash money to whoever was able to beat him in wrestling. This worked as people would pay to fight him, only to lose. Young Peter Parker, who had just been bitten by the radioactive spider and was looking to make money, took up the offer and put on a disguise to fight him. To Hogan's surprise, he was defeated and Peter won the money.
Years later, Hogan works as a janitor at a gym where it's revealed that after his defeat at the hands of Spider-Man, his life went to pieces. His wife left him, the Wrestling League fell apart and he's looked down upon by his peers. He regales stories of how he trained Spider-Man and gave him his web shooters and costume. Hogan discovered that one of the boxers at the gym was in trouble with the local criminal Madame Fang. Hogan takes on her muscle, Manslaughter Marsdale, but is over matched. Spider-Man arrives to defeat Marsdale and afterwards confirms Hogan's stories, giving a little bit of credibility and respect to Hogan's reputation.
- Crusher Hogan exists in the Ultimate Marvel Universe. This version noticeably has a large 'CH' painted on his head and as part of the act, would fight Spider-Man multiple times. Hogan helps chase Spider-Man off when he is accused of stealing money.
- In the House of M reality, Hogan and Peter are close friends with the former calling himself the Green Goblin in the ring.
In other media
- A similar character named Bone Saw McGraw appears in Spider-Man, played by "Macho Man" Randy Savage. Bone Saw actually puts up a decent fight against Peter, knocking him to the ground using a fold up chair. Peter defeats him by tossing him into the cage wall. He was notable for his catchphrase, "Bone Saw is Reaaa-dddyyy!!"
- Crusher Hogan appears in The Spectacular Spider-Man in a flashback in the episode "Intervention". He was voiced by Jim Cummings.
- The character was once again re-imagined as Bonesaw McGee in Disney XD's Spider-Man, voiced by Steven Blum.
After Microchip and Frank Castle had a falling out Microchip tried to continue the Punisher's war of crime so he located and recruited former Navy SEAL and police officer Carlos "C.C." Cruz. Cruz is later killed by Derek Smalls, also known as "Stone Cold".
Cuchulain is a fictional superhero in Marvel Comics, based on the legendary figure Cú Chulainn from Irish mythology. He was adapted by Michael Gallagher and Coleen Doran, and first appeared in Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #3 (June 1993). The character subsequently appears in Guardians of the Galaxy #51-53.
As in Irish mythology, Cuchulain is said to have been the greatest warrior Ireland had ever seen. He was born in the 1st century A.D., and was the son of the Irish Sun god, Lugh, and Dechtire, Conchobar Mac Nessa's sister. He grew to be a great warrior by the age of seventeen, and was proclaimed the guardian of the Book of Kells. While fighting Medb, the mythical warrior queen of Connacht, he was beheaded by her soldier. 3000 years later he is awakened by Shamrock, and together he, Shamrock, and the Guardians of the Galaxy defeat Samhain, a demon who is out to destroy the Book of Kells. Cuchulain then departs to explore the 31st century and restore Ireland.
She once worked for the Daily Bugle as city editor but was fired by J. Jonah Jameson. No shrinking violet, the irascible Cushing made an immediate impression on J.J.J. by tearing a cigar from his mouth and crumpling it.
Kathryn Cushing in other media
- A Viral Marketing for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 shows a Daily Bugle article written by Cushing about whether the NYPD is capable of protecting the citizenry from escalating superhuman threats.
Jaine Cutter is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. She first appeared in Hellstorm: Prince of Lies #12 (1994).
Jaine Cutter was a witch who sold the souls of seven policemen to the demon Zahgurim, in return for magical armor made from River Styx, and powerful weapons. Zahgurim also branded his mark across her abdomen, which gave her special abilities. She soon encountered Daimon Hellstrom, who believed that she was a killer. However, they soon began to have an affair, and together they prevented the Armorer from killing Jakita Wegener. Unfortunately, Cutter was badly wounded as the Armorer stabbed her in the head with a Ritual Execution Blade. Nevertheless, she was able to weaken Zahgurim by stabbing him with her claws, allowing Hellstrom to kill him.[volume & issue needed]
Cutter and Hellstrom later encountered the Demoness of Madness, who had been torturing people. The Baliff attempted to torture Cutter, but she was rescued by Hellstorm, who killed the Baliff. Inanna then appeared and was killed by Cutter with a breathing gun. Realising that Hellstorm must be a demon (otherwise he would not have been able to kill the Baliff) and believing that his intentions are evil, she initially tries to kill him. However, he assures her that he is on her side and makes her his Satanic Consort.[volume & issue needed]
While she was at home in her apartment, she was ambushed by a demon hunter called Gabriel Rosetti, who stole her breathing gun and attempted to kill Hellstorm with it. Due to the death of Hellstrom's wife, Patsy, Cutter and Hellstrom were able to enter a more committed long term relationship.[volume & issue needed]
Cutter and Hellstrom recently joined forces with Ghost Rider and the Caretaker to save the Anti-Christ. The team rode around America on motorbikes, trying to find a gateway to Hell to help the Antichrist. She then engaged in a battle with Kid Blackheart.[volume & issue needed]
Cutter can cover her body with a very strong White Styx Iron Skin. She can also grow sharp talons, fangs and spikes at will. She also possesses the psychic ability to see ghosts. She is also in possession of one of just two breathing guns, a special gun which can kill demons.
Cutter first appeared in Hellstorm: Prince of Lies issue twelve, in 1994. She went on to become a regular character in that series. The first appearance she made outside the Hellstorm series was in issue 2 of Nightman, in 1994. Then, after a five-year hiatus, she reappeared in the Thunderbolts 2000 Annual. She then briefly appeared during the Civil War Damage Report, before appearing in the mini-series Ghost Riders: Heaven's on Fire.
A second generation Eternal, very little has been revealed about Cybele's past, save that she is the wife of Zuras and mother of Azura (who later took the name Thena). She evinced no interest in participating in the great events of Eternals history, such as their encounters with the Celestials. She lived with Zuras for a time and raised Thena, and retains maternal interest in Thena's welfare. Apparently she never felt comfortable in the society of her fellow Eternals, so she left their city of Olympia after Thena reached adulthood. Although technically the queen of the Eternals, she was never truly been interested governing them; after Zuras's death, she was content to let Thena become the new ruler of Earth's Eternals.
Cybele received an entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #3.
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