Real Name: Codabac

Identity/Class: Extraterrestrial (Contraxian)

Occupation: Mercenary

Affiliations: Starblasters, Stranger

Enemies: Kayla Ballantine, Binary (Warbird), Black Bolt, Captain Marvel (Photon), Darkstar, Ikaris, Moondancer, Nova, Perun, Solar Wind, Uatu the Watcher, Vanguard, Voyager

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: the Dark Seed, mobile in the known universe.

First Appearance: Starblast#1 (January, 1994)

Powers/Abilities: Codabac possesses four arms. Being a master of weaponry, he can wield multiple weaponry with his appendeges, often going into battle with several guns and swords at once.

History: Codabac is a mercenary, who became employed by Skeletron to serve as a member of the Starblasters in their quest for the Starbrand.

(Starblast#1)- Codabac was dispatched by Skeletron with Threkker to obtain Kayla Ballantine, the present Starbrand wielder, while they created a diversion. Although the super-hero Nova intervened, Codabac and Threkker were able to plant a Skullhugger on Kayla,

(Starblast#2)- Codabac journeyed with the other Starblasters to the world of the Stranger.

(Quasar#55)- Becoming bored, Codabac wrestled with Skar, while Threkker and Zardok cheered them on. When superhumans from earth and members of the Shi'ar Imperial Guard invaded the Stranger's world, Codabac joined the other Starblasters in engaging them, battling Ikaris. In the course of their clash, he was squashed under Nygorn when Black Bolt knocked him over.

(Starblast#3)- While Codabac was unconscious, Nygorn defeated the superhumans himself. Codabac and Skar were then directed to collect the defeated superhumans for Insidio, so that he could study them in his lab.

(Quasar#56)- However, Black Bolt was still free, and rescued his allies from Insidio's lab. Codabac and Skar came to assist him against them, but they were hopelessly overpowered. Finally, Skeletron decided to jettison his comrades, and ejected the entire deck from the Dark Seed. Codabac was last seen being pulled towards a hull breach.

Comments: Created by Mark Gruenwald and Herb Trimpe.

Codabac was not present with the other Starblasters seen in Maximum Security. He may possibly have been killed by the hull rupture in Quasar#56.

It's not entirely clear to me what race Codabac is meant to be from. Every other Starblaster was tied into an existing alien race, so it stands to reason Codabac must be one as well. His half-purple skin might indicate that he's a Contraxian, but they don't have four arms. Mutation, perhaps?

by Prime Eternal

Codabac should not be confused with:

Last updated: 04/29/03

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