Real Name: Sporaceous Rutabaga Holmes (nah, it's unknown, or inapplicable, or just Sporr)
Identity/Class: Terrestrial Fungal mutate
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Gena-Sys Laboratories, Dr. Oonagh Mullarkey (creators)
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Vesper referred to it as an overgrown mushroom.
Base of Operations: The sewers (or whatever they're called) beneath London, England
First Appearance: Codename: Genetix#1 (Marvel UK, January, 1993)
Powers: Sporr is a giant, semi-amorphous
creature. It possesses great (Class 10-25?) strength, which is
most likely proportional to its size. It is composed of mutated
fungal spores, and can presumably grow in size by replicating its
component spores. It is also most likely susceptible to the same
types of injury as conventional fungus, although as long as one
single cell/spore of it survives, it can replicate and rebuild
itself. It is relatively unharmed by blunt or sharp attacks to
portions of its body.
It does have a cephalic (head) component, with eyes and a mouth, and it can extend tentacles or pseudopodia as needed, much like an amoeba.
History: Sporr is apparently some sort of fungus, mutated by experimentation in the Gena-Sys labs. It gained sentience and escaped from the laboratory into the sewers below.
(CN:Gen#1)-Genetix was sent to the sewers to contain or recapture Sporr. Vesper directed the others to try to contain it by some means, to prevent it from spreading. However, when Ridge got into trouble, Shift pulled out an energy weapon and blew it to smithereens. This did not destroy it, but merely dispersed it, allowing it to escape from the sewers and further attacks.
(Genetix#1)-Genetix attempted to invade Gena-Sys labs in order to learn their true paths, and once again encountered Sporr in the sewers below. This time Base created a vortex which sucked Sporr into it and held it while Vesper and Stinger blasted it away, into a distant tunnel.
Comments: Created by Graham Marks, Andy Lanning, and Phil Gascoine.
No connection (besides name, appearance, and abilities, of course) to:
--(It was a giant amoeba...a replica of him appears in Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Comics Magazine#12)
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Last updated: 08/01/02
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