LORD ARNO

Real Name: Arno

Identity/Class: Sub-species of humanity (Atlantean)

Occupation: Officer in Attuma's forces

Group Membership: Attuma's barbarian hordes

Affiliations: Attuma, Gort, Krang, Mako, Orka, Tyrak, U-Man

Enemies: Avengers (Beast, Black Panther, Invisible Woman, Mr. Fantastic, She-Hulk, Vision), Whizzer (Bob Frank), Wonder Man

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile in Pacific Ocean with Attuma's forces

First Appearance: Avengers I#154 (December, 1976)

Powers/Abilities: Lord Arno possesses the ability to breathe and speak underwater and survive the ocean's pressure. He possesses various Atlantean weapons, including energy guns.

History: (Avengers I#154) - Lord Arno was sent by Attuma to assist him in gathering the Avengers so that they could be sent against the Sub-Mariner. His ship came across the Vision in the Pacific Ocean, and his men Gort and Mako brought down the Vision with sound waves. Arno presented the Vision to Attuma and outfitted him with an atomo-collar to control him.

(Avengers I#155) - Lord Arno joined Attuma in an assault upon a sealab where a chloro-beam was being tested to increase the growth of underwater plant life. They were opposed by the Whizzer, Wonder Man and the Beast, and were defeated.

(Avengers Annual#18) - During the events of "Atlantis Attacks," Lord Arno was dispatched by Attuma to the Shoreham Nuclear Plant, leading an army of Atlantean soldiers, as well as Orka. When the Black Panther, Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman and She-Hulk arrived on the scene, Lord Arno sent Orka to fight them, but She-Hulk and the Black Panther swiftly defeated him. No match for the Avengers without Orka, Lord Arno retreated with his forces.

Comments: Created by Gerry Conway, George Perez and Pablo Marcos.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Lord Arno should not be confused with:

Lord Arno's subordinate Mako should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Avengers I#154, page 11, panel 1


Avengers I#155 (January, 1977) - Gerry Conway (writer), George Perez (pencils), Pablo Marcos (inks), Gerry Conway (editor)
Avengers Annual#18 (1989) - Michael Higgins (writer), Ron Wilson (pencils), Mike Gustovich (inks), Howard Mackie (editor)

Last updated: 02/13/05

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