KAGROK the KILLER
Real Name: Kagrok
Identity/Class: Magical construct
Group Membership: Demons of Mephisto
Enemies: Dr. Doom, Cynthia von Doom,
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Mephisto's realm of Hell (or non-existant)
First Appearance: Astonishing Tales#8/3 (October, 1971)
Powers/Abilities: Kagrok had superhuman strength (Class 25 or greater?), speed, durability (he was composed of magical stone), and he possessed limitless stamina. His magical power allowed him to overcome mundane attacks or obstacles, such as Dr. Doom's force field
(Astonishing Tales#8/3) - On the night of Midsummer's Eve, Dr. Doom summoned Mephisto, continuing his annual challenge to free his mother's soul. Mephisto created Kagrok, promising to free Cynthia von Doom if he could defeat Kagrok. The magical creature attacked Doom savagely, weathering any attack Doom could mount. Though the combat specified fighting with just their strength, Doom reasoned that man's greatest strength was his mind, and as his mind had created his armor, he generated a force field to hold Kagrok off. The field withstood Kagrok's fist blow, but his magical power enabled him to shatter the field with his second, and Doom fell, defeated. Mephisto then took Kagrok and vanished.
Comments: Created by Gerry Conway, Gene Colan, and Tom Palmer.
Profile by Snood.
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Astonishing Tales#8, second story, page 7, panel 4
Astonishing Tales#8 (October, 1971) - Gerry Conway (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Last updated: 07/01/04
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