Real Name: Bristle

Identity/Class: Unrevealed; presumed sub-species of humanity (Deviant)

Occupation: Servant of Tantalus

Affiliations: Deviants of Armechadon, Khult, Pandara, Peacekeepers, Tantalus

Enemies: Code: BLUE, Scorch, Starforce, Stellaris, Thunderstrike, Underground Legion, Underground of Armechadon

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: the underground kingdom of Lyonesse

First Appearance: Thunderstrike#6 (July, 1994)

Powers/Abilities: Bristle possesses the ability to fire quill-like objects from his wrists. Most of these quills are razor-sharp, slicing straight through his opponents' bodies; others explode upon contact.

History: (Thunderstrike#6)- Bristle was dispatched with Lucian and Schizo of the Peacekeepers to retrieve Pandara and escort her back to Lyonesse, but they had to combat Thunderstrike, Stellaris, Blackwulf and Code: BLUE first. Bristle fought Thunderstrike, and wondered briefly if he was a mutant. When Code: BLUE rallied against them, Bristle convinced Lucian that they should abandon Pandara and flee.

(Blackwulf#1)- Bristle joined the Peacekeepers in attempting to capture Dr. Caitlin Maddox, a genetic researcher, but were opposed by the Underground Legion. Bristle attempted to kill Dr. Maddox to keep her out of their hands, but she was saved by Sparrow, and brought to safety.

(Blackwulf#2)- After Lucian adopted the mantle of Blackwulf, he attempted to convince the Peacekeepers of Tantalus' wickedness, but they didn't listen. Bristle later journeyed with the Peacekeepers to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to obtain two Skrull corpses. They again fought the Underground, now joined by Blackwulf, but managed to escape with one of the bodies.

(Blackwulf#4)- The Skrull pilot turned out to be alive, and fought the Peacekeepers until learning that Tantalus was their master.

(Blackwulf#6)- Bristle joined the other Peacekeepers in following Tantalus back to Armechadon aboard his vessel Vimana.

(Blackwulf#8)- Upon their arrival at Armechadon, the Peacekeepers joined forces with the Deviants there, and fought the Undergrounds of both earth and Armechadon, plus the Kree Starforce.

(Blackwulf#10)- Bristle fought the Underground alongside the Peacekeepers on Armechadon, but in the course of battle, Tantalus was slain by Blackwulf. Bristle returned to earth alongside Khult and the other Peacekeepers.

Comments: Created by Glenn Herdling and Angel Medina (but first depicted by Tom DeFalco, Ron Frenz and Joe Sinnott).

Of all the characters in Blackwulf, Bristle had the least personality-- even Id had more personality, and he never even appeared.

by Prime Eternal

Bristle should not be confused with:

First Posted: 12/21/2003
Last updated: 12/21/2003

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