YAGG THE SLAYER

Real Name: Yagg

Identity/Class: Extradimensional being (Giant?)

Occupation: Guardian of Skornheim

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Loki, Thor

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Skornheim, Asgard

First Appearance: Journey Into Mystery I#116 (May, 1965)

Powers/Abilities: Yagg stood approximately 20 feet high, indicating he may be related to the giants of Asgard. He also possessed enhanced strength.

Yagg wore gauntlets over each of his hands which fired energy blasts. By focusing the tips of each gauntlet together, he could combine their power into a single, powerful burst of energy.

 

 

 

 

History: (Journey Into Mystery I#116)- When Thor and Loki were sent to Skornheim to take part in the "Trial of the Gods", they found themselves confronted by the massive Yagg the Slayer, who unleashed energy blasts at them with his gauntlets. Loki fled from the battle using the Norn stones he had secretly brought with him, while Thor, unarmed, was forced to battle Yagg alone. Thor managed to tear a rock from a cliffside and hurled it at Yagg's head, knocking him unconscious.


 


Comments: Created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta.

Yagg supposedly died during the Ragnarok in Thor II#85.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Yagg the Slayer should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Journey Into Mystery I#116, page 8, panel 3
Journey Into Mystery I#116, page 6, panel 5


Last updated: 05/27/04

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