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Yandroth[edit]

Mariko Yashida[edit]

Shingen Yashida[edit]

Yellow Claw[edit]

Yellowjacket[edit]

Hank Pym[edit]

Rita DeMara[edit]

Darren Cross[edit]

Yeti[edit]

Inhuman[edit]

This Yeti, an Inhuman mutated by the Terrigen Mist,[1] was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and first appeared in Fantastic Four #99.

The character joins the superhero team First Line,[2] but leaves after losing control during a fight, and lives in a temple in the Himalayas for a period.[3][4] While looking for Crystal, the Human Torch encounters Yeti and, startled by his appearance, attacks him. Yeti runs from the Torch's attack and tells the other Inhumans that they are under attack.[1]

Yeti has inhuman strength and razor-sharp claws and teeth. He is easily angered and suffers from bouts of insanity. His savage, animal nature during these bouts makes him almost unbeatable.

Weapon P.R.I.M.E.[edit]

This Yeti is a member of the covert Canadian superhuman group Weapon P.R.I.M.E., and has fought X-Force and the Alpha Flight member Northstar. He has superhuman strength, claws, and an enhanced healing factor.[volume & issue needed]

Other versions of Yeti[edit]

In the Age of Apocalypse reality, Yeti appears as a member of the Brotherhood of Chaos.[volume & issue needed]

Ho Yinsen[edit]

Ymir[edit]

Yondu[edit]

Dale and Stacey Yorkes[edit]

Kagenobu Yoshioka[edit]

Kagenobu Yoshioka is a character in Marvel Comics. The character, created by Akira Yoshida, first appeared in Elektra: The Hand #1 (November 2004). He is a ninja and founder of The Hand.

Yoshioka was the son of a samurai who lived with his single mother. When coming home from fishing, Yoshioka sees his mother about to be raped by a foreigner. Angered, he kills the foreigner, but his mother takes the blame. His mother is taken away, leaving behind a bloodied hand print on his shirt which would become his emblem. Saburo Ishiyama takes him in and becomes his sensei, training him in the ways of bushido. After training for ten years, Yoshioka leaves the school to start his adult life.[5] After three years of training, Yoshioka is asked to return to his sensei's school because of his mentor's death. He makes amends with his old rival Daisuke Sasaki and together decide to rebel against the government by forming with other Japanese school leaders.[6] The Hand is visited by a foreigner and his daughter Eliza Martinez who come to the school hoping to be trained. After turning the two down several times, Kagenobu finally accepts which angers Sasaki. Kagenobu personally trains Eliza and has Eliza kill another foreigner simply for not being Japanese. He informs Eliza of being full of anger and that is why Eliza chose to train with him, afterwards the two fall in love. Sasaki sends a member of the Hand to kill Eliza but fails. Kagenobu learns that the Hand has become a mercenaries for hire organization; realizing that his school is slowly getting out of his control, Kagenobu fights and kills Sasaki.[7] Kagenobu and Eliza fight the Hand's members but Kagenobu is slain by his once loyal students, and the grief-stricken Eliza kills herself as well.[8]

Kagenobu Yoshioka in other media[edit]

Nobu Yoshioka is a recurring character in the live action series Daredevil, played by Peter Shinkoda.[9] The character was initially named Hachiro but this gets changed shortly before filming began, and is depicted with similarities to Kirigi.[10] In season one, he is a representative of the Hand and one of the people responsible for Wilson Fisk's criminal empire.[11] Nobu attempts to smuggle a child known as "Black Sky" into the city with Fisk's aid but Matt Murdock and Stick prevent this, with Stick killing the child.[12] Angered by Murdock's constant interference, Nobu later attacks Matt, severely wounding the vigilante before Nobu is defeated by being set on fire, apparently killing him.[13]

In season two, Nobu returns from the dead, albeit with a scarred face. He battles Daredevil once more, but the vigilante manages to hold his own and forces Nobu to flee.[14] The Hand kidnap and tortures Stick, but Daredevil and Elektra arrive and battle him. Nobu reveals that Elektra is the new Black Sky, and is convinced that Daredevil is the only thing standing between the Hand's total domination.[15] Nobu later fights Daredevil and Elektra. After he accidentally kills Elektra, Daredevil (overcome with rage) attacks Nobu while his men are killed by the Punisher, resulting in Daredevil tossing Nobu off the building. But Nobu survives the fall only to be beheaded by Stick, which kills him permanently.[16]

Yukio[edit]

Yukon Jack[edit]

Yukon Jack (Yukotujakzurjimozoata) is a character in the Marvel Universe, a member of the superhero team Alpha Flight. The character, created by Scott Lobdell and Clayton Henry, first appeared in Alpha Flight vol. 3, #1 (May 2004). He views himself as a demi-god, making references to not being a normal human. When he was electrocuted by Hiro Takachiho, his skeleton showed few similarities to a normal human's.[volume & issue needed] After the series' conclusion, he married Snowbird.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fantastic Four #99
  2. ^ Marvel: The Lost Generation #10
  3. ^ Official Handbook to the Marvel Universe A to Z #13
  4. ^ X-Men: The Hidden Years #16
  5. ^ Elektra: The Hand #1
  6. ^ Elektra: The Hand #2
  7. ^ Elektra: The Hand #3-4
  8. ^ Elektra: The Hand #5
  9. ^ The Deadline Team (July 16, 2014). "Peter Shinkoda Joins Netflix's Marvel Drama Series 'Daredevil'; AMC's 'Galyntine' Adds Cast". Deadline. Retrieved October 2, 2017.
  10. ^ Ratcliffe, Amy (September 14, 2015). "LBCC: Cast, Writers Reflect On The Psychology Of "Daredevil"". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on September 20, 2015. Retrieved September 20, 2015.
  11. ^ Abraham, Phil (director); Drew Goddard (writer) (April 10, 2015). "Into the Ring". Marvel's Daredevil. Season 1. Episode 1. Netflix.
  12. ^ Turner, Brad (director); Douglas Petrie (writer) (April 10, 2015). "Stick". Marvel's Daredevil. Season 1. Episode 7. Netflix.
  13. ^ McCormick, Nelson (director); Christos N. Gage and Ruth Gage (writer) (April 10, 2015). "Speak of the Devil". Marvel's Daredevil. Season 1. Episode 9. Netflix.
  14. ^ Surjik, Stephen (director); Marco Ramirez and Lauren Schmidt Hissrich (writer) (March 18, 2016). "Seven Minutes in Heaven". Marvel's Daredevil. Season 2. Episode 9. Netflix.
  15. ^ Lyn, Euros (director); Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and Douglas Petrie (writer) (March 18, 2016). "The Dark at the End of the Tunnel". Marvel's Daredevil. Season 2. Episode 12. Netflix.
  16. ^ Hoar, peter (director); Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez (writer) (March 18, 2016). "A Cold Day in Hell's Kitchen". Marvel's Daredevil. Season 2. Episode 13. Netflix.
  17. ^ Alpha Flight vol. 3, #12 (May 2004)