Real Name: Pandara

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

Occupation: Servant of Tantalus, employee of Salon Steele

Affiliations: Peacekeepers, Tantalus

Enemies: Blackwulf (Pelops), Code: BLUE, Alex DePaul, SHIELD, Spider-Man, Thunderstrike, Mary Jane Watson-Parker

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile in New York; the underground kingdom of Lyonesse

First Appearance: Thunderstrike#4 (January, 1994)

Powers/Abilities: Pandara possesses superhuman strength (class 50?) and durability. Her chief weapon, however, is her box.

History: (Thunderstrike#1 (BTS))- Pandara set out amongst humanity to use her box to kill humans at salons, such as Salon Steele, where she was employed. Other employees at Salon Steele began to notice problems with the hot tubs-- caused by the pieces of bone caught in the drain.

(Thunderstrike#4)- When Pandara saw that the other employees of Salon Steele were on to her, she decided it would be time for her to move on soon. She quickly found a man alone in a hot tub, pretended to seduce him, and then opened her box, killing him instantly.

For her next victim, she settled upon Mary Jane Watson-Parker, who was visiting the salon. However, her husband, Peter Parker, detected his wife's danger with his Spider-Sense, and came to her rescue. Pandara revealed her true nature to Parker, and released two of her creatures from the box to kill him. Parker evaded the creatures, and switched into his other identity of Spider-Man.

The commotion caused by Pandara's attack attracted the attention of Thunderstrike, who Pandara at first mistook for an agent of Blackwulf. She unleashed her box's power upon him, setting forth more creatures to combat him and Spider-Man.

(Thunderstrike#5)- As the battle raged on, Thunderstrike fired a blast of energy at Pandara which missed, breaking a hole in the outside wall of the salon. She used this passageway to escape, journeying into the sewers, while using the cover of a cloud of smoke to throw Thunderstrike and Spider-Man off her trail. She then contacted Tantalus, who was annoyed by the ruckus she had created in the world of man.

(Thunderstrike#6)- Tantalus sent his Peacekeepers to bring Pandara to safety as Thunderstrike closed in with his allies Code: BLUE and Stellaris, but Blackwulf reached Pandara first and tied her up, leaving her for the police.

(Thunderstrike#7)- Pandara was released from her cell by Simon, a SHIELD agent loyal to Tantalus, who returned her box to her. She immediately killed Simon, then unleashed her monsters upon the police station. This brought the attention of Thunderstrike, who opposed her alongside SHIELD agent Alex DePaul, and Code: BLUE agent Andrew "Jock" Jackson. As Thunderstrike set after Pandara to strike her down, she unleashed one of her box's most fatal blasts of energy. To save Thunderstrike, Jackson hurled himself in front of the blast, and was instantly killed. Thunderstrike brought Pandara down, and she was again placed into police custody.

Comments: Created by Tom DeFalco, Ron Frenz and Al Milgrom.

Pandara's Box contained the demon-like creatures Ffeerrrr and Lltthhiinnggg, along with a seemingly-limitless number of other creatures, each possessing superhuman strength and durability. Pandara would use these creatures in swarm attacks upon her enemies.

The box could also release bursts of energy which would instantly kill whoever beheld it, powerful lightning-like energy bolts which were capable of hurling Thunderstrike through building walls, and clouds of smoke to allow Pandara the means to escape her enemies.

--Thunderstrike#4, 5, 6, 7

by Prime Eternal

Pandara should not be confused with:

Last updated: 12/21/03

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