Real Name: Bitterhorn

Identity/Class: Demon

Occupation: Agent of Mephisto

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Legion Accursed, Mephisto

Enemies: Beyonder

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mephisto's hell dimension

First Appearance: Secret Wars II#7 (January, 1986)

Powers/Abilities: Bitterhorn had the ability to brand anyone he touched with the mystic sign which would enable Mephisto to channel the power of Beyondersbane at the Beyonder.

History: (Secret Wars II#7) - Mephisto sent Bitterhorn to recruit members for his Legion Accursed in an attempt on the Beyonder's life. Bitterhorn sought out super-villains in dark alleys such as the Juggernaut, super-villains behind bars such as Electro, super-villains in other dimensions such as Baron Mordo, and super-villains in bars, such as the Absorbing Man and Titania, shaking hands with each of them to seal the bargain. He gathered 99 super-villains in all for his master.

Comments: Created by Jim Shooter, Al Milgrom and Steve Leialoha.

by Prime Eternal

Bitterhorn should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Secret Wars II#7, page 2, panel 5
Secret Wars II#7, page 3, panel 4

Secret Wars II#7 (January, 1986) - Jim Shooter (writer), Al Milgrom (pencils), Steve Leialoha (inks), Bob Budiansky (editor)

Last updated: 10/05/05

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