BILL BISHOP

Real Name: Bill Bishop

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Police detective, former ham radio operator

Group Membership: Teen Brigade

Affiliations: Captain Mar-Vell, Rick Jones

Enemies: Dr. Minerva

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City

First Appearance: Captain Marvel I#51 (July, 1977)

Powers/Abilities: Bill Bishop carries a pistol. As a teenager, he was a ham radio operator.

History: (Captain Marvel I#51 (fb) - BTS) - Bill Bishop was a member of the Teen Brigade alongside Rick Jones in his younger years. As an adult, he became a police detective.

(Captain Marvel I#51) - Bishop attended a reunion of the Teen Brigade at a bar alongside Rick Jones, K.C. Ritter and Mike Armstrong. Just as they had begun to get reacquainted, Rick was abducted by the Kree scientist Dr. Minerva. When Bishop tried to shoot at the ship that had grabbed Rick, Ritter stopped him, afraid that Bishop might hit Rick.

(Captain Marvel I#52) - Mike, Bishop and Ritter all ran to the local police station to tell them about Rick being kidnapped. The police were skeptical at first, but Bishop used his status as a detective to participate in the hunt for Rick's abductors alongside the national guard. When they caught up to the crashed ship, they found Rick unconscious in Captain Mar-Vell's arms, and Bishop mistook Mar-Vell for Rick's abductor.

(Captain Marvel I#53) - Bill Bishop stood down when Rick explained that Mar-Vell hadn't kidnapped him. He apologized, and before leaving, told Rick how good it felt to have worked together again.

(Incredible Hulk II#417) - Bill Bishop, K.C. Ritter and Mike Armstrong all attended Rick Jones' bachelor party, and spiked the punch, only to watch in surprise as Hercules declared their spiked punch to be "barely stronger than milk."

Comments: Created by Scott Edelman, Al Milgrom and Terry Austin.

Bill Bishop may be the same person as Willie, a Teen Brigade member from Avengers I#1 and 10.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Bill Bishop should not be confused with:


Images taken from:


Captain Marvel I#52-53 (September-November, 1977)
Incredible Hulk II#417 (May, 1994)

Last updated: 11/13/05

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