Outcasts (Marvel Comics)

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The Outcasts are three unrelated fictional groups of characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

Outcasts (Subterranea)[edit]

Outcasts
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Fantastic Four Annual #13
Created by Bill Mantlo (writer)
Sal Buscema (artist)
In-story information
Member(s) Boulder
Digger
Landslide
Water Witch

The Outcasts are a fictional group of characters from the Marvel Universe.

Publication history[edit]

The Outcasts first appeared in Fantastic Four Annual #13 (1978). The superhuman members of the Outcasts first appeared in Marvel Treasury Edition #25 (1980) and were created by Bill Mantlo and Sal Buscema. The Outcasts subsequently appear in ROM #28 (March 1982) and Iron Man Annual #12 (1991).

Fictional biography[edit]

The Outcasts are people who are ugly, deformed, or disabled who believe themselves to be outcasts in human society and have therefore chosen to live under the Mole Man's rule in Subterranea. The Mole Man has granted superhuman powers to a number of the Outcasts.[1]

The Mole Man has sent the superhuman Outcasts against the Dire Wraiths, Kala, and Iron Man.

Members[edit]

  • Boulder [1] - Boulder has superhuman strength and durability. His current whereabouts is unknown.
  • Digger [1] - Digger can slice through most substances with his clawed hands. His current whereabouts are unknown.
  • Landslide [1] - Landslide can induce shattering internal vibrations within a person or object by touching it. This includes the ability to create earthquake tremors. His current whereabouts are unknown.
  • Water Witch [1] - Water Witch controls water with a wand. She can also project ice, water or steam. She was briefly a member of the Femizons. Her current whereabouts are unknown.

Outcasts (Mutates)[edit]

Outcasts
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Incredible Hulk vol. 2, #329
Created by Al Milgrom (writer)
Danny Bulanadi (artist)
In-story information
Member(s) Exh
Eeek
Falco
Gil
Iggo
Kir
Kkk-Kkk
Rattilore
Sting
Vult

The Outcasts are a fictional group of characters from the Marvel Comics Universe. They are animals and plant life that are mutated during the same gamma radiation explosion that mutates Bruce Banner. Their only appearance is in The Incredible Hulk vol. 2, #329 (March 1987).

Fictional biography[edit]

The Outcasts are animals mutated by radiation exposure outside of Gamma Base that live in Bruce Banner's old desert lab. They befriend the Rick Jones version of the Hulk until they are attacked by S.H.I.E.L.D. agents. After Jones defeats them, he offers to stay and protect the Outcasts. Rattilore knows that S.H.I.E.L.D. will not stop looking for Jones, so he asks him to leave and leads the Outcasts to live underground.

Members[edit]

Although only Rattilore is named in their appearance, others have been named in World War Hulk: The Gamma Files (2007) and other reference material.

  • Ech - Ech is a mutated cactus.
  • Eeek - Eeek is a small mutated mammal.
  • Falco - Falco is a mutated falcon.
  • Gil - Gil is a mutated Gila monster.
  • Iggo - Iggo is a mutated rock creature.
  • Kir - Kir is a mutated bat.
  • Kkk-Kkk - Kkk-Kkk is a mutated ant.
  • Rattilore - Rattilore is the mutated rattlesnake that leads the Outcasts.
  • Sting - Sting is a mutated scorpion.
  • Vult - Vult is a mutated vulture.

Outcasts (Mercenaries)[edit]

Outcasts
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Alpha Flight #122
Created by Simon Furman (writer)
Barry Kitson (artist)
In-story information
Type of organization Mercenaries
Agent(s) Cleft
Depth Charge
Flagstone

The Outcasts are a fictional group of mercenaries from the Marvel Comics Universe that only appear in Alpha Flight #122-#123 (July - August 1993).

Fictional biography[edit]

The Outcasts are a group of post-World War II mercenaries and former partners of Puck.

Members[edit]

  • Cleft (Thomas Greaves) - Cleft has superhuman strength and invulnerability.
  • Depth Charge - Depth Charge has superhuman strength.
  • Flagstone - Flagstone has superhuman strength.

Other versions[edit]

Age of Apocalypse[edit]

In other media[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Marvel Treasury Edition #25
  2. ^ X-Man #1
  3. ^ X-Man #2
  4. ^ X-Man #3

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