Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human mutate

Occupation: Costumed wrestler

Group Membership: Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation

Affiliations: Battlestar, D-Man, Sawbones, Ethan Thurm, U.S. Agent;
formerly Power Broker Inc.

Enemies: Mr. Frost, Mr. Lynch, Dr. Karl Malus, Power Broker, Power Broker Inc., Power Tools

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Los Angeles, California

First Appearance: Captain America I#328 (April, 1987)

Powers/Abilities: Red Zepplin received enhanced strength and durability from the Power Broker.

History: (Captain America I#328) - Red Zepplin sparred with Sawbones at the UCWF facility in Los Angeles.

(Captain America I#374/2 (fb) - BTS) - Red Zepplin was among the superhuman wrestlers captured by the Power Tools (agents of the Power Broker) so that Dr. Karl Malus could experiment on them in preparation for curing his employer. Red Zepplin's agent Ethan Thurm contacted Battlestar to ask for his help.

(Captain America I#375/2) - Battlestar was also captured by the Power Tools, and wound up placed in adamantium shackles next to Red Zepplin. Red Zepplin was taken away by the Power Broker's men Frost and Lynch so that Dr. Malus could begin experimenting on him.

(Captain America I#376/2) - After Battlestar's strength was removed by the Power Broker, he was led to the cell where Malus had stored all of the other experiments, including Red Zepplin. Red Zepplin's bones were now soft and rubbery, leaving him unable to move. Although Battlestar was determined to find a way to free himself, Red Zepplin had given in to despair.

(Captain America I#378/2) - After Battlestar and the USAgent restored all of the wrestlers' powers, Red Zepplin retrieved Battlestar's shield for him.

Comments: Created by Mark Gruenwald, Paul Neary and Vince Colletta.

In Captain America I#405, Bernie Rosenthal mentioned Red Zepplin as a former wrestling opponent of D-Man.

by Prime Eternal

The Red Zepplin should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Captain America I#375, page 25, panel 1

Captain America I#328 (April, 1987) - Mark Gruenwald (writer), Paul Neary (penciler), Vincent Colletta (inker), Don Daley (editor)
Captain America I#375-376 (August-September, 1990) - Mark Gruenwald (writer), Mark Bagley (pencils), Dan Panosian (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Captain America I#378 (October, 1990) - Mark Gruenwald (writer), Mark Bagley (pencils), Dan Panosian (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)

Last updated: 07/07/04

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