Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-712/Earth-S) human technology user (see comments)

Occupation: Criminal

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Tom Thumb (Thomas Thompson)

Known Relatives
: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile

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

Powers/Abilities: The Iron Moth possessed the power of flight and wore body armor--any additional abilities he may have had are unrevealed.

Height: Unrevealed (6' (by approximation))
Weight: Unrevealed (200 lbs. (by approximation))
Eyes: Unrevealed

(Squadron Supreme I#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 the hero'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 extraterrestrial.

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 career of the late Tom Thumb.

   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

Physical stats and improved main image by Ron Fredricks.

Profile by FUTURE

Iron Moth has no known connections to:

Squadron Supreme#10, p2, pan3 (Iron Moth, captured by Tom Thumb)

Squadron Supreme I#10 (June, 1986) - Mark Gruenwald (writer), Paul Ryan (pencils), Sam de la Rosa (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)

First Posted: 01/26/2005
Last updated: 10/01/2021

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