IRON MOTH

Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Extra-dimensional (Earth-S / Earth-712) human technology user

Occupation: Criminal

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Tom Thumb

Known Relatives
: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile;
Earth-S / Earth-712

First Appearance: Squadron Supreme#10 (June, 1986)

Powers/Abilities: The Iron Moth possessed the power of flight and wore body armor.

History
: (Squadron Supreme#10 (fb)) - The Iron Moth was apprehended by Tom Thumb after committing a robbery.

Comments: Created by Mark Gruenwald, Paul Ryan and Sam de la Rosa.

Iron Moth's battle with Tom Thumb took place early in Thumb's career, before he became a member of Squadron Supreme.

I'm guessing from his appearance that the Iron Moth was a technology user, but it's also conceivable that he was a mutant, mutate or extra-terrestrial.

I hope you weren't expecting an epic profile on a character that appeared in exactly one panel. His appearance was part of a WSQS-TV program that documented the late Tom Thumb's career.

   The Atom, a DC character whom Tom Thumb very loosely parallels, battled a villain called the Bug-Eyed Bandit whose gimmick involved robotic insects. Presumably an "Iron Moth" might fit this description. Alternately, the Iron Moth could be a reference to minor Batman villain Killer Moth; he visually resembles Killer Moth quite a bit.
--Omar Karindu

PROFILE BY FUTURE

CLARIFICATIONS:
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images:
Squadron Supreme#10, p2, pan3


Last updated: 03/01/05

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