Real Name: Sergei Minerva

Identity/Class: Extra-dimensional (Earth-Amalgam) human-cheetah hybrid

Occupation: mercenary / assassin-for-hire

Affiliations: The Big Question (Edward Nigma Fisk); Deadeye (Bill Lawton); Wired (Nathan Chase)

Enemies: Catsai (Elektra Kyle); Dare (Slade Murdock); Spider-Boy (Pete Ross)

Known Relatives: none

Aliases: none

Base of Operations: Arkham Tower, New Gotham

First Appearance: Marvel Vs. DC#3 (April, 1996); Adventures of Spider-Boy#15 (in Amalgam continuity)

Powers/Abilities: A feral human-cheetah hybrid, Lethal is an expert hunter and tracker who relies on fear to weaken his prey.  With razor sharp claws, Lethal is skilled in the use of traditional weapons such as throwing daggers and hunga-munga blades as well as modern weapons such as semi-automatic firearms.


(Adventures of Spider-Boy #15) - Lethal made his first appearance and presumably faced-off against Spider-Boy (Pete Ross).

(Assassins#1 (bts)) - Brought together by corrupt New Gotham mayor the Big Question (Edward Nigma Fisk), Lethal and his fellow assassins, Deadeye (Bill Lawton) and Wired (Nathan Chase), discovered that they had defeats at the hands of the same women (Dare and Catsai) in common.  Together, Lethal, Deadeye, and Wired figured they could teach their mutual enemies a lesson in respect.  Working for the Big Question made them think that the road to riches was all puzzled out . . .

(Assassins#1) - "Political Suicide" - Lethal attacked Dare (Slade Murdock) and Catsai (Elektra Kyle) in an elevator shaft within Arkham Tower as the two assassins were on a mission to kill the Big Question.  Dare avoided Lethal's initial attack by using her internal "radar" sense to track and catch his throwing blades in midair.  Catsai's pet cats then tripped Lethal, but he soon recovered and began to fire bullets at Catsai.  But Catsai gracefully dodged the firestorm and used her blade-tipped whip to ensnare Lethal while Dare delivered the deathstroke with her sword.  The female assassins left Lethal for dead.

Comments: created by Dan Chichester, Scott McDaniel, and Derek Fisher

Marvel characters are listed in regular, or bold black type.
DC characters are listed in bold blue type.
Amalgam characters are listed in bold purple type.

In case you're confused, Amalgam Comics didn't really exist beyond those seen in the few DC/Marvel cross-over. The titles you don't recognize are amalgams of similar Marvel and DC comics--Snood.

Amalgam Universe


ADVENTURES OF SPIDER-BOY is an amalgam of Marvel's AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (Marvel's Kraven the Hunter debuted in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN#15) and DC's SUPERBOY.

Although Lethal, Deadeye, and Wired have had long histories separately, ASSASSINS#1 marked the first time that they teamed-up to give a little trouble back to the source.

Although Lethal was at the receiving end of Dare's sword in ASSASSINS#1, it is unknown whether he actually perished as a result of the fight.

Profile by Skullogeist

If you like the Amalgam stuff, Skullogeist recommends these two sites:


Also assume that the Amalgam characters have no other connection to any others than whom they are Amalgamated, unless specifically mentioned.

Lethal is an amalgam of:

            Kraven the Hunter of Earth-616, Sergei Kravinoff, @ Amazing Spider-Man (vol. I)#15

            Cheetah of the mainstream DC Universe, Barbara Ann Minerva, @ Wonder Woman (vol. II)#7


Last updated06/05/03

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