Real Name: Zoya Vasilievna and Arkady Tegai

Identity/Class: Humans (Russian), mutates

Occupation: Superhuman research scientists

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Blind Faith, Exiles, Valentin Shatalov

Enemies: Unicorn

Known Relatives: Married to each other

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: A Remont 4 research facility in Siberia, Russia

First Appearance: Soviet Super Soldiers#1 (November, 1992)

Powers/Abilities: Zoya and Arkady possess the ability to merge their bodies into a single entity which possesses Zoya's body and Arkady's mind. In this form, they can fly, and generate a variety of energies, including electromagnetic, light, and sonic.

History: (Soviet Super Soldiers#1)- Zoya and Arkady were working at the Remont 4 research station in Siberia for Valentin Shatalov when Darkstar, Vanguard and Ursa Major were brought in to be studied. Two weeks later, they helped Blind Faith and members of his Exiles liberate the three mutants.

Later, Arkady and Zoya studied the Unicorn after he had been captured by the Supreme Soviets. They removed the Unicorn's helmet, and were horrified to find that he had a third eye growing from his forehead on a stalk. Just then, the Unicorn awoke and went on a mindless rampage. To save lives, the two scientists transformed into Synthesizer, an ability they had kept secret up until then. They assaulted the Unicorn with their powers, but were unable to defeat him. The Unicorn was ultimately captured by the Titanium Man, sent by Valentin Shatalov.

Comments: Created by Fabian Nicieza, Angel Medina, Javier Saltares and Jeff Albrecht.

The contents of Soviet Super Soldiers#1 were originally intended for an 8-part serial in Marvel Comics Presents.

by Prime Eternal

Synthesizer should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Soviet Super Soldiers#1, page 44, panel 3
Soviet Super Soldiers#1, page 43, panel 7

First Posted: 09/12/2004
Last updated: 09/12/2004

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