RUST

Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human, mutant

Occupation: Mutant rights protestor

Group Membership: The Resistants

Affiliations: Red Skull, Scourge, Sweat Shop, ULTIMATUM, Watchdogs

Enemies: Captain America (John Walker)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Presumably the Resistants' headquarters, Death Valley, California

First Appearance: Captain America I#350 (February, 1989)

Powers/Abilities: Rust possessed the mutant ability to cause metal to quickly rust, allowing him to corrode most metallic substances.

History: (Captain America I#350)- Rust was assembled by the Red Skull at his Smith Building in Washington alongside a rogue Scourge, a Watchdog, an ULTIMATUM agent, and a member of the Sweat Shop in order to confront the new Captain America (John Walker). Rust joined the others in battling Walker, using his powers to corrode a chair he had been using as a makeshift shield, but Walker hurled the chair at the Watchdog. Rust was apparently slain by Walker during their battle.

Comments: Created by Mark Gruenwald, Kieron Dwyer, and Al Milgrom.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Rust should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Captain America I#350, page 24, panel 4


Last updated: 09/12/04

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