Classification: Terrestrial (Atlantean) vehicle

Creator: Unnamed Atlantean technicians

Users/Possessors: Attuma

First Appearance: Web of Spider-Man Annual#5 (1989)

Powers/Abilities/Functions: The Meach-Crab had laser cannons mounted at its "mouth," and at each side of its driver. It also possessed a multitude of legs, and could travel on land and sea.

History: (Web of Spider-Man Annual#5) - During his invasion of the surface world during "Atlantis Attacks," Attuma led his armies into New York aboard his Mech-Crab. He continued to lead his armies onward until he learned that his Lemurian allies had betrayed him, and launched a devastating assault upon Atlantis while he was away. Humiliated, Attuma called off his armies and returned to the seas.

Comments: Created by Gerry Conway, Javier Saltares and Randy Emberlin.

by Prime Eternal

The Mech-Crab should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Web of Spider-Man Annual#5, page 22, panel 4

Last updated: 01/23/05

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