Krugarr

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Krugarr
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1 (July 1991)
Created by Jim Valentino
In-story information
Species Lem
Team affiliations Guardians of the Galaxy
Abilities Magic abilities

Krugarr is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is a Sorcerer Supreme in the Earth-691 timeline of the fictional Marvel Universe.

Publication history[edit]

Krugarr first appeared in Guardians of the Galaxy Annual #1 and was created by Jim Valentino.

Fictional character biography[edit]

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.[1]

Strange, who takes on the title of the Ancient One, is later slain by the villain Dormammu.[2]

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.[3]

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[edit]

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.

Other versions[edit]

The Earth-616 version of Krugarr appeared during the Infinity War storyline as a member of the Mourners.[4]

In other media[edit]

Krugarr appears in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. He is represented as a CG character.[5][6][7][8][9] 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.[10] This scene occurred sometime after Yondu's death. Krugarr agreed with Starhawk's idea to work together again by conjuring magical thumbs up symbols.

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