Real Name: Roco-Bai

Identity/Class: Cybernetically enhanced Kree

Occupation: Member of Starforce, former servant of the Supreme Intelligence

Group Membership: Starforce (Captain Atlas, Doctor Minerva, Korath the Pursuer, Ronan the Accuser, Supremor, Ultimus)

Affiliations: Deathbird, Dr. Kev-Lar, Lilandra, Phalanx, Ren-Varr, Supreme Intelligence, Ultron, Underground Legion, Xemnu

Enemies: Avengers (Black Knight/Dane Whitman, Captain America/Steve Rogers, Captain Marvel/Monica Rambeau, Crystal, Hercules, Living Lightning/Miguel Santos, Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff, Sersi, Starfox/Eros, Thor/Odinson), Captain Marvel (Genis-Vell), Marlo Chandler, Death, Her, Imperial Guard (Astra, Earthquake, Hardball, Hussar, Smasher, Titan), Jazinda, Rick Jones, Life, Lunatic Legion, Makkari, Moondragon (Heather Douglas), Peacekeepers, Quasar (Phyla-Vell), Tantalus, Adam Warlock;
formerly Lilandra

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Hala, mobile throughout the Kree Galaxy

First Appearance: Iron Man I#278 (March, 1992)

Powers/Abilities: Shatterax could survive unaided in the vacuum of space, fly, possessed superhuman strength (class 50?), and had the ability to shoot strong energy blasts. He could also build up his power for a "neuron wave barrage," which discharged an especially powerful blast. He also had advanced sensors that could see through even advanced forms of stealth technology.


(Iron Man I#278) - When a squadron of Avengers entered Kree territory in an attempt to halt the Kree-Shi'ar war, the Supreme Intelligence contacted a group of scientists that were working on a cybernetic agent called Shatterax. He instructed the scientists to bring Shatterax online. The Supreme Intelligence was warned that Shatterax was undergoing extensive repairs and refitting, but brought him online nonetheless, albeit with a shortened functional life span. The Supreme Intelligence then sent Shatterax to apprehend the Avengers. Before long, Shatterax arrived at the outpost where the Avengers were and was engaged by Iron Man. Shatterax fought with Iron Man and gained the upper hand until Iron Man realized that his life support systems would fail if the battle went on. Iron Man surrendered on behalf of the Avengers to Shatterax and the Kree Empire.

(Captain America I#399) - Shatterax marched the captive Avengers into Hala until Ronan the Accuser relieved him of his duties. Later, Shatterax was summoned by the Supreme Intelligence along with Ultimus, Korath, and Supremor to form the Kree Starforce. 

(Quasar#33) - Shatterax teleported to Earth and freed Captain Atlas from his imprisonment in order to recruit him into Starforce. 

(Avengers I#346) - Shatterax and Starforce were sent by the Supreme Intelligence against the Avengers on Hala. Though the Avenges managed to hold their own for a little while, they became slowly but surely overwhelmed by Starforce. The battle ended when Deathbird slew the leaders of the Kree Ael-Dan and Dar-Benn, resulting in the Supreme Intelligence assuming leadership of the Kree again. The Avengers were all taken into custody.

(Thor I#446) - The Supreme Intelligence sent Shatterax, with Starforce, to the Throneworld of the Shi'ar to assassinate the ruler of the Shi'ar, Lilandra. The Starforce found, however, that they first needed to contend with the Imperial Guard and another squadron of Avengers that had gone to the Shi'ar galaxy. Shatterax engaged the Imperial Guardsman Hardball and managed to incapacitate him, but before he could finish Hardball off, Captain Marvel (Photon) intervened and defeated Shatterax by overloading his systems with a massive electronic surge.

(Avengers West Coast#82) - Lilandra sentenced Starforce to death, but the Avengers opposed this, and fought the Imperial Guard over them.

(Avengers I#347) - After the decimation of the Kree Empire, Lilandra assumed leadership of the Kree, and set Deathbird to rule the planet Hala, with Starforce (including Shatterax) as her own Imperial Guard.

(Quasar#35) - Starforce intercepted Quasar and his allies Makkari and Her on Hala. Although the three heroes had come to assist Hala in rebuilding the planet, Deathbird did not believe them, and instructed Shatterax and the others to attack. Quasar and his friends fled to avoid a pointless battle.

(Silver Surfer: Breakout) - The prison breakout of Admiral Galen-Kor and his criminal cohorts gained the attention of Deathbird and her guards Starforce. Galen-Kor's allies took one starship apiece and fled the planet's atmosphere, with Deathbird, Korath, and Shatterax in hot pursuit. The battle was joined by the Silver Surfer, who had heard rumors of Hala's prison population overrunning the planet and came to put it down if true. He disabled one craft, but the other three escaped into 'hyperspace'. When Lilandra arrived she ordered Deathbird and the Starforce back to Hala to quell the revolt there while the Imperial Guard pursued the other escapees.

(Blackwulf#7) - Following the path of destruction caused by Tantalus, Starforce came upon members of the Underground Legion, who were pursuing Tantalus. After a brief skirmish, Starforce offered their assistance.

(Blackwulf#8) - Starforce and the Underground arrived on Armechadon, where they joined forces with the Underground of Armechadon against the armies of Tantalus.

(Blackwulf#10) - Shatterax of Starforce joined members of the Underground in the final battle against Tantalus and his Peacekeepers, during which Tantalus was slain.

(Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel#3 (fb)) - The Supreme Intelligence sent Shatterax to HalvaCenter on Calculex to bring Lady Death back to Hala to prevent his own death. Shatterax found Death, who possessed Moondragon, in an apartment with Marlo Jones and Captain Marvel (Genis-Vell) and asked her not to resist.

(Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel#4 (fb)) - Captain Marvel (Genis-Vell) fought Shatterax to protect Death from him. Their battle took them through the city, but in the end Shatterax was able to defeat Captain Marvel when he accidentally switched places with Rick Jones. Shatterax knocked Jones out with a headbutt, but didn't kill him because he believed him to be Captain Marvel and considered it unworthy to kill a warrior like him in his sleep. Shatterax returned to the apartment and was glad that Death had not run away and trapped her in a confinement globe specifically designed by the Supreme Intelligence to trap Death. Marlo Jones threatened Shatterax with an energy weapon, but Death warned her not to use it because the shot would just ricochet off Shatterax's force field and kill her. Death's sister Life appeared out of nowhere and teleported Shatterax away.

(Annihilation: Ronan#1 (fb) - BTS) - When the Kree Empire regained its autonomy, the members of Starforce were branded defectors and forced to leave the empire.

(Annihilation: Conquest#1) - Absorbed into the ranks of the Phalanx as one of their select, Shatterax joined select members Korath and Xemnu with the Phalanx forces sent to Terma, where they clashed with Adam Warlock, Quasar and Moondragon, but Adam Warlock spirited himself and his allies away. When Korath, Xemnu and Shatterax reported their failure to the Phalanx leader Ultron, Ultron destroyed Korath to teach Shatterax and Xemnu a lesson.


(Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel#4) - On New Hala Shatterax came to Ren-Varr's aid and attacked Genis-Vell in the lab where Death, possessing Marlo Chandler, was kept captive.

(Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel#5) - Shatterax assaulted Genis-Vell with a Universal Weapon. Though Genis disarmed Shatterax, the Kree warrior quickly gained the upper hand again and retrieved his Universal Weapon. Jazinda posed as Ronan the Accuser and ordered Shatterax to stand down, which worked until Shatterax remembered that Ronan was dead and lacked his own Universal Weapon. Genis-Vell was still able to knock the distracted Shatterax out.

Comments: Created by Len Kaminski, Paul Ryan, and Bob Wiacek

His real name was revealed in his profile in OHotMU Update 2010#3.

Thanks to Brandon Nash for pointing out the names of the Kree leaders slain by Deathbird.

New and additional images by Markus Raymond.

Profile by Stunner. Update by Markus Raymond (Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel).

Shatterax has no known connections to

Iron Man I#278, p15, pan3 (maing)
Iron Man I#278, p16, pan6 (head shot)
Captain America I#399, p4, pan3 (from behind)
Annihilation: Conquest#1, p17, pan1 (as Phalanx select)
Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel#5, p2, pan2 (using Universal Weapon)

Iron Man I#278 (March, 1992) - Len Kaminski (writer), Paul Ryan (pencils), Bob Wiacek (inks), Nelson Yomtov (editor)
Captain America I#399 (April, 1992) - Mark Gruenwald (writer), Rik Levins (pencils), Danny Bulanadi (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Quasar#33 (April, 1992) - Mark Gruenwald (writer), Rurik Tyler (pencils), Fred Fredricks (inks), Kelly Corvese (editor)
Avengers I#346 (April, 1992) - Bob Harras (writer), Steve Epting (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Thor I#446 (April, 1992) - Tom DeFalco (writer), Pat Olliffe (pencils), Al Milgrom (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Avengers West Coast#82 (May, 1992) - Roy & Dann Thomas (writers), Dave Ross (pencils), Tim Dzon (inks), Nelson Yomtov (editor)
Avengers I#347 (May, 1992) - Bob Harras (writer), Steve Epting (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Quasar#35 (June, 1992) - Mark Gruenwald (writer), Greg Capullo (pencils), Harry Candelario (inks), Kelly Corvese (editor)
Spider-Man Drakes Cakes Mini Comics Series II#1 (1994)/ Silver Surfer: Breakout - Eric Fein (writer), Robert Walker (pencils), John Stanisci (inks), Glenn Herdling (editor)
Blackwulf#7-8 (December, 1994 - January, 1995) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Angel Medina (pencils), Bill Anderson, Sandu Florea & Mike Machlan (#8) (inks)
Blackwulf#10 (March, 1995) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Angel Medina (pencils), Buzz & Scott Koblish (inks)
Annihilation: Conquest#1 (January, 2008) - Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning (writers), Tom Raney (penciler), Scott Hanna (inker), Bill Rosemann (editor)
Genis-Vell: Captain Marvel#3-5 (November, 2022 - January, 2023) - Peter David (writer), Juanan Ramírez (artist), Danny Khazem (editor)

First Posted: 12/26/2004
Last updated: 04/20/2024

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