Real Name: Vranx
Identity/Class: Skrull technology user
Group Membership: None
Enemies: His parents, Raze, Silver Surfer
Known Relatives: Unnamed parents, Raze (brother)
Aliases: None known, but has used many in hiding from his brother
Base of Operations: Mobile throughout several galaxies including the planet Calculex
First Appearance: Silver Surfer III #89 (February, 1994)
Powers/Abilities: Vranx was a Skrull, and thus he had the ability to shape shift. He also got himself "fusion enhanced," giving him super strength (class 25-50?) and the ability to fire strong energy blasts.
History: (Silver Surfer III #89 (fb)) - When Vranx was little more than a boy, he killed his parents. His brother Raze swore revenge. His brother went on to become a bounty hunter, and Vranx spent many years running from him, leaving a trail of crime and corpses across three galaxies. Each time his brother got close, Vranx would switch to a new identity and a new set of crimes. At some point, possibly to better defend himself from his brother, he got himself cybernetically enhanced, gaining super strength and the ability to shoot energy blasts.
(Silver Surfer III #89) - Vranx was spending his time surrounded by beautiful alien women in a bar called the Dark Side on the planet Calculex. Eventually, Raze burst in and yelled for Vranx to show himself. Vranx complied, stood up, and told his brother that he thought Raze would have given up by now. Raze prepared to shoot Vranx, but the Silver Surfer interfered, throwing off Raze's aim. In the ensuing confusion, Vranx escaped.
Later on, when the Silver Surfer and Raze were looking for Vranx, Vranx surprised them from behind with an energy blast. He punched out the Silver Surfer, who decided to stay out of the fight so the two could settle their personal score. Vranx fought Raze and before long, Vranx disarmed and incapacitated his brother, and held him in the air by the throat. Vranx taunted Raze and prepared to finish him off. But before he could, he was knocked out by an energy blast from the Silver Surfer from behind. Then, despite the Silver Surfer's best efforts, Raze took out a gun and killed Vranx. As he died, he reverted to his true form as a Skrull.
Comments: Created by Ron Marz, Colleen Dolan, and Tom Christopher
Clarifications: has no known connections to
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images: Silver Surfer III #89, page 15 panel 3
Silver Surfer III #89, page 1, panel 1 (face)
Silver Surfer III #89, page 19 panel 3 (punching)
Silver Surfer III #89 (February, 1994)
Last updated: 12/26/04
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