Real Name: None

Identity/Class: Artificial construct, animated by alchemy

Occupation: Servant of Diablo

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Diablo

Enemies: Silverclaw, Wonder Man

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City

First Appearance: Avengers III#40 (May, 2001)

Powers/Abilities: The Petrachnus possessed five sets of eyes, 8 legs, and was composed of durable stone materials.

History: (Avengers III#40) - The Petrachnus was created from the remains of a ruined building to serve a duplicate of Diablo, which required it to stall the Avenger Silverclaw while it attempted to rescue the true Diablo from the dimension in which he was trapped. Although the Petrachnus was able to hold off Silverclaw momentarily, it was crushed by Wonder Man, who dived on it from above, destroying it.

Comments: Created by Kurt Busiek, Alan Davis and Mark Farmer.

by Prime Eternal

The Petrachnus should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Avengers III#40, page 13, panel 2

Avengers III#40 (May, 2001) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)

First Posted: 09/06/2004
Last updated: 09/06/2004

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