Real Name: Alexi Kalishnikov

Identity/Class: Human/Criminal mastermind

Occupation: KGB agent, cult leader

Affiliations: Member of: KGB, leader of: The Dawning Light ; Agent Syn and the Syn Variants

Enemies: Shang-Chi, Freelance Restorations

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Unrevealed

Base of Operations: “Samisdat” Island

Appearances: Master of Kung-Fu#93 (November; 1980)

Powers/Abilities: Samisdat is a “born leader”, tough and ruthless

History: (MOKF#93-bts): Black Jack tells Shang-Chi and Leiko that Sir Denis means that Samisdat is the one behind “The Dawning Light”. Black Jack shows them a photograph of Samisdat
(MOKF#94-bts): Melissa Greville uses a computer to get as much info about Samisdat as she can. She gets a photo, and learns that he has connections with KGB and that he is from Rumania
(MOKF#95): At the “Samisdat” island, Samisdat is making his plan come to life. He plans to use “The Dawning Light” culties as terrorists against the western civilization. The plans are destroyed by Shang-Chi, Leiko Wu, Black Jack Tarr and Clive Reston. He tries to send his five new Agents Syn against them but they all fails, as a last desperate attempt, he tries to activate his satellite and escape it in, but Reston has destroyed the satellite, Samisdat is killed when the satellite crashes
(MOKF#96-fb): The satellite crashes down in Samisdat’s home on “Samisdat” island killing Samisdat, Yugoslavian intelligence is revealed to have tried to obtain intelligence files on Samisdat




Comments: Created by Doug Moench & Mick Zeck

Profile by: The Beetle

No known connections to:

Black Jack Tarr is not to be confused with:
Blackjack @ Marvel: The Lost Generation#9

Melissa Greville is:
the cousin of Robert Greville @ Master of Kung-Fu#26
the sister of Mandy Greville @ Master of Kung-Fu#93


Last updated: 09/11/02

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