Real Name: Solemne Brannex

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Scientist

Group Membership: Formerly AIM

Affiliations: Nick Fury

Enemies: Alessandro Brannex, AIM

Known Relatives: Alessandro Brannex (brother, see comments)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: formerly, AIM Island

First Appearance: Marvel Comics Presents I#174 (February, 1995)

Powers/Abilities: Solemne Brannex was a brilliant scientist, and skilled at subterfuge.

History: (Marvel Comics Presents I#174/4)- After a Shi'ar vessel left over from Operation: Galactic Storm was obtained by AIM and brought to AIM Island, Solemne turned against her brother Alessandro, and contacted S.H.I.E.L.D. Her information brought Nick Fury himself to AIM Island, in an attempt to destroy the vessel.

Solemne accompanied Fury as he set after the craft, and was shot in her left arm by Alessandro during the firefight. Fury brought Solemne about the Shi'ar craft and they flew it away from AIM Island. Alessandro attempted to bring the craft down, but before abandoning the ship with Fury, Solemne set it to fly back at AIM Island, depriving them of the ship.

Comments: Created by Mariano Nicieza, Warren Martineck and Rober Quijano.

At the time this story was printed, Alessandro Brannex had already been revealed to be an Adaptoid in Captain America I#414, and shortly after this story was revealed as the Super-Adaptoid himself during "Taking AIM"

So if Alessandro was an Adaptoid, then who was Solemne? Possibly Alessandro was once a real person, later replaced by the Super-Adaptoid. Or perhaps Solemne was an Adaptoid herself-- several Adaptoids seen during "Taking AIM" came to believe themselves to be real people.

by Prime Eternal

Solemne Brannex should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Marvel Comics Presents I#174/4, page 2, panel 1

Marvel Comics Presents I#174 (February, 1995) - Mariano Nicieza (writer), Warren Martineck (penciler), Robert Quijano (inker), Richard Ashford (editor)

Last updated: 08/11/04

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