Real Name: Tareva
Identity/Class: human variant (Atlantean/Homo mermani) magic user
Group Membership: none known
Affiliations: Aged Genghis, Manuel Diego, Dr. Doom, Dr. Strange, Khalid Inshallah, Jules St. Thomas, "Screamer," Sen-Yu, Tareva, and Wai Chee Yee, at least four other unnamed mystics.
Enemies: none known
Known Relatives: none
Base of Operations: unrevealed
First Appearance: Marvel Graphic Novel: Dr. Strange and Dr. Doom: Triumph and Torment (1989)
Powers/Abilities: unspecified magical abilities. She conjures a Cloud of Mists to breathe above water, though she still finds the lack of buoyancy quite disconcerting. She can form magical shields and presumably project bolts.
History: Tareva's past history is unrevealed.
(Marvel Graphic Novel: Dr. Strange and Dr. Doom: Triumph and Torment) - Tareva was one of the sorcerers of Earth summoned to the Temple of the Three in the Javan Rainforest by the Aged Genghis to participate in the centennial contest to decide the Sorcerer Supreme of Earth. Although initially indignant at the idea of the contest, she agreed to participate. Like most, she swiftly fell before the magic of the Vishanti and her body was then used by the Vishanti against the others. She regained her mind at the contest's conclusion, when Dr. Strange became the victor.
Comments: Created by Roger Stern, Michael Mignola, and Mark Badger.
This is the sort of character that should show up in Sub-Mariner stories...
No known connection to:
Marvel Graphic Novel: Dr. Strange and Dr. Doom: Triumph and Torment, p13, panel 1;
p16, panel 4
Last updated: 04/27/04
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