Real Name: Nabisco Niceiza
Affiliations: Michael Clemson, Diabolique, Foolkiller (Greg Salinger),Revengers, a contributor, Wendy Sue Niceiza
Enemies: Paranormal Law Enforcement Team (Sam Buchanan, Rebecca Taylor, Uno, Vengeance/Michael Badalino)
Known Relatives: Wendy Sue Niceiza (wife)
Base of Operations: Second Coming Revival Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada and other locations in the United States
First Appearance: Marvel Comics Presents I#167/3 (early November, 1994)
Powers/Abilities: None. He is a charismatic talker with many connections.
Nothing is known about the past of Nabisco Niceiza except that at some point of his life he became the charismatic televangelist Reverend Nice. Establishing connections with government agent Mike Clemson, he targeted Vengeance with hellfire and brimstone sermons.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#167/3) - Reverend Nice preached in front of his followers against the people who worshipped the false hero Vengeance and brought their evil ways to the streets of Los Angeles.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#168/3) - Backstage Reverend Nice was informed that 500,000 dollars were collected so far that night. He was also informed about the fight between Vengeance and War Machine and was happy about that. He stepped once again in front of the crowd and continued his preached against Vengeance.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#169/3) - Reverend Nice went to Washington D.C. where he met with Michael Clemson. He invited a soldier, who was a huge fan of him, as his personal guest to the Resurrection Pavilion and sent his wife Wendy Sue away to talk alone with Clemson. Nice wasn't happy about the ending of the fight between Vengeance and War Machine, because Vengeance didn't kill anymore. Nice thought it to be hard to preach about murdering demons when his example for evil didn't kill anymore, but Clemson promised to Nice that he would make sure that Vengeance becomes a killer again.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#170/3 - BTS) - Psychobabble sat in his cell and watched the show of Reverend Nice on TV. Nice was once again preaching against demons disguised as heroes.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#172/3) - Reverend Nice preached once again in front of a huge crowd about the evil of Vengeance. Backstage one of his contributors--who was also a former member of the Big Game Posse--walked up to him and told him about the connection between Vengeance and Lt. Rebecca Taylor. Nice wanted to know more about this connection and took the former Hunter into his office. Later Nice phoned Clemson and talked to him about their failed plan with Foolkiller. He told Clemson about the information he got from the former Hunter and asked if Clemson found an enemy of Vengeance who would provoked him to kill again. Clemson did find one in Diabolique.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#173/3) - Nice watched with Clemson on TV how Vengeance leaned over the dead body of his love Rebecca Taylor. Diabolique was once again with them and they were happy that the plan worked. Vengeance thought he killed a child as well as gotten some bad publicity, but Nice didn't feel so good, because he had had to sacrifice his wife Wendy Sue to Diabolique to make her work for them. Nice said that sacrifices had to be made.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#174/3) - Nice was looking sad at a picture of his lost wife Wendy Sue. He began smiling again when his beautiful assistant told him that it was show time again and asked her if she could stick around after the sermon. Nice went in front of the crowd and started another inspiring sermon against Vengeance, when the hero suddenly appeared.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#175/2) - Nice was scared nearly to death when Vengeance walked up to him. Nice begged Vengeance to kill him and confessed everything about the death of Rebecca Taylor, the involvement of Diabolique, and the fate of his wife. Vengeance disappeared and Uno took Nice under arrest for his confession.
Comments: Created by Chris Cooper, Reggie Jones and Fred Harper
by Markus Raymond
Reverend Nice has no known connections to:
Wendy Sue Niceiza
Wendy Sue Niceiza was the wife of Nabisco Niceiza. She was always at his side and praised his words with an Amen or Halleluja. In front of the camera he was always nice to her, but backstage it wasn't always like that. He didn't want her at his side when he was talking business with people like Clemson. Sometimes she played the character of Hallelujah Girl with an afro-wig to further the power of his sermons. Nice gave her to Diabolique and Wendy Sue became her new Playmate. With the power Diabolique got from Wendy Sue she was able to kill Rebecca Taylor and teleport away before Vengeance lashed out with his hellfire. She wasn't forgotten by her husband and was the main reason that he confessed his doings to Vengeance which ultimately brought him into custody.
--Marvel Comics Presents I#167/3 (168/3-169/3, 172/3-173/3
images:Marvel Comics Presents I#172, barcode side, p11, pan1 (main image)
Marvel Comics Presents I#167-170 (November-December, 1994) - Chris Cooper (writer), Reggie Jones (pencils), Fred Harper (inks), Richard Ashford (editor)
Marvel Comics Presents I#172 (January, 1995) - Chris Cooper (writer), Reggie Jones (pencils), Fred Harper (inks), Richard Ashford (editor)
Marvel Comics Presents I#173 (February, 1995) - Chris Cooper (writer), Reggie Jones (artist), Richard Ashford (editor)
Marvel Comics Presents I#174 (Febraury, 1995) - Chris Cooper (writer), Fred Harper (artist), Richard Ashford (editor)
Marvel Comics Presents I#175 (March, 1995) - Chris Cooper (writer), Reggie Jones (pencils), Fred Harper (inks), Richard Ashford (editor)
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