Snake Marston (comics)

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Snake Marston
Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Machine Man #16 (August, 1980)
Created by Tom DeFalco and Steve Ditko
In-story information
Alter ego Sylvester Marston
Team affiliations Thunderbolts
Satan Squad
Abilities human contortionist

Sylvester "Snake" Marston is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics Universe.

Publication history[edit]

Snake Marston first appeared in Machine Man #16 (August 1980), and was created by Tom DeFalco and Steve Ditko.

The character subsequently appeared in Marvel Team-Up #138 (February 1984), Thunderbolts #104 (September 2006), and #107 (December 2006).

Snake Marston appeared as part of the "Enforcers" entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #4.

Fictional character biography[edit]

Sylvester Marston was born in Ontario, Canada. He was a member of Baron Brimstone's Satan Squad when they fought Machine Man.[volume & issue needed] He later joined the Enforcers and fought Spider-Man.[volume & issue needed] He was impersonated by the Eel as part of a plot involving Daredevil, Mister Hyde, and the Enforcers.[1]

Much later, he was seen imprisoned in Seagate Prison's supervillain cell block.[volume & issue needed]

Civil War[edit]

During the Civil War event, he was captured by Baron Zemo's Thunderbolts and forced to join them or face jail time.[volume & issue needed] With the Thunderbolts army, he went on a mission to Sydney, Australia.[volume & issue needed]

Powers and abilities[edit]

Snake Marston has no super human powers; he is however a master contortionist who can hold an opponent helpless by winding himself around them.

In other media[edit]

Video games[edit]


  1. ^ Daredevil #356-357

External links[edit]

  • Snake Marston at the Appendix to the Handbook of the Marvel Universe