MARTIKA

Real Name: Martika

Identity/Class: Human, telepath, extra-temporal

Occupation: Pathfinder

Group Membership: Crew of Seeker 3000, the Pathfinders

Affiliations: Kristian Delano, Phaedra, Jordan Shaw

Enemies: Hkkkt

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Seeker 3000, mobile in space

First Appearance: Seeker 3000#1 (June, 1998)

Powers/Abilities: Martika possessed psychic powers which enabled her to sense other lifeforms and communicate using telepathy. By joining her powers with other Pathfinders, she was able to create a powerful psychic attack, and helped power the warp-drive of Seeker 3000

History: (Seeker 3000#1, 4 (fb))- Martika joined Jericho Shaw and Jordan Shaw on a terrforming survey of Cyclades 778. However, an volcano erupted and Martika was struck down. Unknown to Jericho, she witnessed him allow Jordan Shaw to fall to his death.

(Seeker 3000#1)- Martika regained consciousness aboard the mule, but could not recall what had happened. By the time she and Jericho returned to Seeker 3000, she was comatose (possibly due to tampering by Jericho). Martika was placed in the care of Kristian Delano.

(Seeker 3000#2-3)- Kristian kept an eye on Martika, but knew too little about her physiology to know how to bring her out of her coma.

(Seeker 3000#4)- As Seeker 3000 was invaded by the Hkkkt, Phaedra probed Martika's mind, and learned the truth of Jordan Shaw's death. The trauma Martika had experienced was expanded to the minds of all the Pathfinders, unleashing a psychic assault which slew nearly all of the Hkkkt, and crippled their vessel Jakarah. Martika died due to the trauma.

Comments: Created by Dan Abnett, Ian Edginton, Andrew Currie and Art Nichols.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Martika should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Seeker 3000#1, page 9, panel 1


Seeker 3000#2 (July, 1998)
Seeker 3000#3 (August, 1998)
Seeker 3000#4 (September, 1998)

Last updated: 08/11/04

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