|First appearance||Captain Marvel #59 (Nov 1978)|
|Created by||Doug Moench (writer)
Pat Broderick (artist)
|Notable aliases||Mistress of Paradise|
Elysius is an artificially created being possessing the attributes of an Eternal. She became the lover of Mar-Vell, and after his death used his genetic material to impregnate herself with Genis-Vell and Phyla-Vell.
Fictional character biography
She later aided Captain Mar-Vell, and Drax the Destroyer against ISAAC, Stellarax, Lord Gaea, and Chaos. She then began her romance with Mar-Vell. She returned to Earth with Mar-Vell and Rick Jones.
She later accompanied Mar-Vell to Denver to visit Rick Jones. She accompanied Betty Ross, Rick Jones, and Fred Sloan to Gamma Base in search of Mar-Vell and the Hulk. She departed Gamma Base with Mar-Vell.
Some time later, Elysius attended the death-watch of Captain Mar-Vell.
Powers and abilities
Elysius is an artificially created being patterned on and possessing the attributes of the long-lived offshoot of humanity called the Eternals. She has superhuman stamina, and her strength, speed, and durability are higher than that of a human. Elysius possesses an extremely long lifespan and immunity to all terrestrial diseases.
Elysius has limited telepathic abilities of an unrevealed nature. She keeps griffin-like creatures which obey her telepathic commands.
She uses an alien hand-weapon capable of disrupting force fields or of firing energy of an unspecified nature as bursts of concussive force. ISAAC crafted her personal sky-ship, which resembles an ancient Earth galleon but possesses the capacity of flight.
- Captain Marvel #59-60
- Captain Marvel #61-62; Marvel Spotlight Vol. 2 #1-2
- Marvel Spotlight Vol. 2 #3
- Incredible Hulk Vol. 2 #245
- Incredible Hulk Vol. 2 #247-248
- Marvel Graphic Novel #1
- Avengers #230