Author Archives: Matthew Colbert

1st Appearance: The Green Goblin

The Green Goblin

Real Name/Alias: Norman Virgil Osborn

1st Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man #14, July, 1964

Place of Origin: New Haven, Connecticut

Profession: CEO and President of Oscorp Industries,

Affiliations: Thunderbolts, H.A.M.M.E.R., Dark Avengers, Commission of Superhuman Activities

Partnerships: None

Created by: Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Continue reading

1st Appearance: Scrooge McDuck

Scrooge McDuck

Real Name/Alias: Uncle Scrooge, Richest Duck in the World, Last of Clan McDuck

1st Appearance: Walt Disney’s Donald Duck #178, December, 1947

Place of Origin: Glasgow, Scotland

Profession: Business Magnate, Adventure Capitalist, Founder of McDuck Enterprises

Base of Operations: The Money Bin, Duckburg, Calisota

Partnerships: Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, and Louie Duck, Gyro Gearloose, Gladstone Gander

Antagonists: Flintheart Glomgold, Magica De Spell, The Beagle Boys

Created by: Carl Barks

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1st Appearance: Venom


Alter Egos: Eddie Brock, Mac Gargan, Flash Thompson

1st Full Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man #300, May, 1988

Place of Origin: Gorr’s unnamed planet

Species: Symbiote

Affiliations: Sinister Six, Dark Avengers, Thunderbolts, S.H.I.E.L.D.

Partnerships: Spider-Man, Eddie Brock, Flash Thompson

Created by: David Michelinie and Todd McFarlane Continue reading

1st Appearance: The Mandarin

The Mandarin

Real Name/Alias: Gene Khan, Zhang Tong, Tem Borjigin

1st Appearance: Tales of Suspense #50, February, 1964

Place of Origin: China

Profession: Conqueror, Scientist

Affiliations: Mandarin’s Minions, Hand, Tong

Partnerships: None

Created by: Stan Lee and Don Heck Continue reading

1st Appearance: Lady Sif

Lady Sif

Real Name/Alias: Lady Sif

1st Adult Appearance: The Mighty Thor #136, January, 1967

Place of Origin: Asgard

Profession: Warrior-Goddess of the Vanir

Affiliations:  Asgard

Partnerships: Thor, Beta Ray Bill

Created by: Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Continue reading

Did You Know Summer 2021

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1st Appearance: Baron Zemo

Baron Zemo

Real Name/Alias: Baron Heinrich Zeno

1st Appearance: Avengers #6, July, 1964

Place of Origin: Castle Zemo, Zeulniz, Germary

Profession: Scientist, Super Villain

Affiliations:  Masters of Evil, Legion of the Unliving

Partnerships: Black Knight, the Melter, Radioactive Man, Enchantress, Executioner

Created by: Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Continue reading