Real Name: Ten-Thirtifor

Identity/Class: Extraterrestrial (Autocron)

Occupation: Exile, former Holocaust Specialist

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: U.S. Agent

Enemies: Avengers, Intergalactic Council, Ronan the Accuser, S.H.I.E.L.D., Sunfire

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unnamed S.H.I.E.L.D. prison facility on Earth
Formerly Cron, in the Betelgeuse star system

First Appearance: Maximum Security#1 (December, 2000)

Powers/Abilities: Ten-Thirtifor possesses the abilities native to those of his people, including superhuman strength and endurance, flight through anti-gravity devices and a face which flips open to reveal energy blasters, and a vertigo-inducer. His right hand can be transformed into a communication device to contact other Autocrons. Ten-Thirtifor's body is highly resistent to injury, and contains neutralizers to absorb energy from attacks, but he is vulnerable to sonic attacks.

History: (Avengers III#356 (fb, BTS)) - Ten-Thirtifor was once a Holocaust Specialist for the Autocrons, but was convicted of rebellion and indenpendent thinking, and had his title stripped from him. The Autocrons finally had him exiled to Earth during "Maximum Security," joining with other races in depositing their unwanted felons on Earth to create chaos.

(Maximum Security#1) - Materializing in Japan, Ten-Thirtifor assaulted Sunfire, Japan's premiere super-hero.

(Maximum Security#3) - Ten-Thirtifor was among the aliens and super-heroes gathered by the U.S. Agent in order to strike back against Ronan the Accuser, the jailer of the convicts kept on Earth. Through the combined efforts of the exiles and the heroes, Ronan was finally defeated.

(Avengers III#36) - Determined to regain his status among the Autocrons, Ten-Thirtifor became determined to conquer the Earth and summon his people there. However, the Avengers arrived to oppose him, and prevented him from contacting the Autocrons by having Iron Man unleash a sonic attack upon him, having learned from Machine Man that Autocrons were vulnerable to sonics. Ten-Thirtifor attempted to fight back, but was quickly struck down by Warbird. The Avengers turned him over to S.H.I.E.L.D. to be placed into custody.

Comments: Created by Kurt Busiek, Jerry Ordway, Al Vey, Will Blyberg, Paul Ryan and Chris Ivy.

In C.B. Radio jargon, "Ten-Thirty-Four" means "Trouble at this station."

It's possible that the Autocron in Quasar#16 who calls himself "Ten-For" was actually Ten-Thirtifor, suffering from a case of identity crisis.

by Prime Eternal

Ten-Thirtifor should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Avengers III#36, page 2-3
  p3, panel 4

Maximum Security#1 (December, 2000) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Jerry Ordway (pencils), Will Blyberg, Paul Ryan, Al Vey & Chris Ivy (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Maximum Security#3 (January, 2001) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Jerry Ordway (pencils), Will Blyberg, Paul Ryan & Mark McKenna (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#36 (January, 2001) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Steve Epting (pencils), Al Vey (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)

Last updated: 07/30/12

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