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|First appearance||Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1 (July 1991)|
|Created by||Jim Valentino|
|Team affiliations||Guardians of the Galaxy|
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Krugarr first appeared in Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1 and was created by Jim Valentino.
Fictional character biography
In the 22nd century, Doctor Strange finds a Lem named Krugarr on the planet Lemista. He agrees to become Strange's apprentice and learn the ways of magic. Krugarr succeeds Strange as Sorcerer Supreme.
Krugarr takes on Talon as an apprentice. Talon later declares that Krugarr was forced to reject him for not being able to keep up with his studies. Despite this, the two entities remain friends. Talon attitributes this to being a 'nice flake'. Despite the lack of studying, Krugarr has managed to teach Talon simple magics, such as levitation.
During a battle with a murderous gang of vigilantes, Major Victory is shot in the head. Hollywood brings him to Krugarr, who manages to save his life. During this incident, they share a psychic link, which lasts long after Major Victory is healed.[volume & issue needed]
Some time later, the world that is controlled by the entity Mainframe is rocked with disasters due to the interference of an ancient Earth virus. Krugarr is summoned by Martinex via the highly-advanced 'Star' worn by Guardians and their allies. Krugarr, who had just established his Sanctum Sanctorum on his homeworld of Lem, regretfully declines because there is a crisis growing in the Dark Dimensions. Krugarr's telepathically sends Hollywood to help. Hollywood joins with several other powerful superheroes to save the innocent survivors of Mainframe's world. This spurs the creation of the Galactic Guardians.[volume & issue needed]
Powers and abilities
As a Sorcerer Surpreme, Krugarr has the ability to perform great many magical spells such as mystic bolts, flight, astral projection, and calling upon various magical entities.
In other media
Krugarr appears in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. He is represented as a CGI character. The character appears during a mid-credits scene in which Yondu's original team interact. The inclusion of the original team in the film was made with the intent that they could appear in other installments in the franchise. This scene occurred sometime after Yondu's death. Krugarr agreed with Starhawk's idea to work together again by conjuring magical thumbs up symbols.
- Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1
- Guardians of the Galaxy #36-37
- Guardians of the Galaxy #18-20
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