JASON QUARTERMASTER

Real Name: Jason Quartermaster

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Senior supervisor of Rand-Meachum scientific research

Group Membership: Rand-Meachum Inc., Roxxon Oil

Affiliations: Scorpion

Enemies: Luke Cage, Misty Knight

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Rand-Meachum Inc., New York City

First Appearance: Spider-Man Unlimited I#13 (August, 1996)

Powers/Abilities: Jason Quartermaster was a brilliant scientist, responsible for designing the acid-blaster on the Scorpion's tail. He also designed a universal solvent which could eat through even Luke Cage's skin.

History: (Spider-Man Unlimited I#13 (fb, BTS))- Jason Quartermaster was the senior supervisor of scientific research at Rand-Meachum Inc., but was secretly working for Roxxon Oil, and assisted in enhancing the abilities of the Scorpion.

(Spider-Man Unlimited I#13)- When Luke Cage was investigating the capture of J. Jonah Jameson by the Scorpion, he checked in with Daniel Rand after hearing that there was corruption within Rand-Meachum. Rand told him to speak to Quartermaster.

In their meeting, Quartermaster denied being involved in criminal activities, and was eager to test the strength of Cage's skin, throwing a sharp dart at his back to see if it would penetrate.

When Cage returned after battling the Scorpion, Quartermaster confronted him with his universal solvent, and threatened to kill Cage with it by dissolving the flesh from his bones. He managed to dissolve the plank Cage was standing on, leaving him hovering over a vat of solvent, but then Misty Knight arrived and saved him. Just as Quartermaster turned to confront Misty, Cage removed the chain from his waist, slung it around Quartermaster, and dragged him into the pit of solvent, killing him instantly. Cage regretted having taken Quartermaster's life, but saw no other way to stop him.

Comments: Created by James Felder, Joe Bennett, Randy Emberlin, Al Milgrom and Steve Montano.

Roxxon Oil was not identified as the Scorpion's employer until Spider-Man Unlimited I#22.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Jason Quartermaster should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Spider-Man Unlimited I#13, page 28, panel 4


Appearances:
Spider-Man Unlimited I#13 (August, 1996) - James Felder (writer), Joe Bennett (pencils), Randy Emberlin, Al Milgrom & Steve Montano (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)


Last updated: 04/10/04

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