Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human Atlantean mutate

Occupation: Unrevealed

Group Membership: Defenders of the Deep (Andromeda, Echidna, King Crab, Manowar, Namor, Orka, Piranhas, Tiger Shark);
formerly Fathom Five (Dragonrider, Llyron, Manowar, Sea Leopard)

Affiliations: Baron Strucker, Nagala, Shakkoth, Tamara Rahn, War-Sharks

Enemies: Avengers (Black Panther/T'Challa, Captain America/Steve Rogers, Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers, Ghost Rider/Robbie Reyes, Hulk/Jennifer Walters, Iron Man/Tony Stark, Thor/Odinson), Sub-Mariner, Thunderbolts (Atlas, Blizzard (Donald Gill), Captain Marvel (Genis-Vell), Joystick, MACH-IV, Radioactive Man, Songbird, Speed Demon), Warbird, Winter Guard (Chernobog, Crimson Dynamo/Dimitri Bukharin, Darkstar/Laynia Petrovna, Perun, Ursa Major, Vanguard/Nikolai Krylenko, Vostok)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: At'La'Tique

First Appearance: New Thunderbolts#1 (January, 2005)

Powers/Abilities: She possesses the power to control the flow of water and can use it to propel forceful hard-water blasts of water at her foes, and to propel herself and others through the air.

History: (New Thunderbolts#3 (fb) - BTS) - The Atlantean who would become Bloodtide's body was "ravaged by pollutants," mutating her.

(New Thunderbolts#3 (fb) - BTS) - Taking upon themselves the name of At'La'Tique, an ancient Atlantean phrase meaning the 'Fury of the Sea,' the religious rebels followed various leaders, including Nagala, Shakkoth, and Tamara Rahn.  They formed a strike force called Fathom Five, which included Dragonrider, Llyron, Bloodtide, Sea Leopard, and Manowar.  At'La'Tique's primary religious beliefs involved wiping out life on the surface world.  To achieve this goal, they formed an alliance with Baron Strucker of HYDRA.

(New Thunderbolts#2 (fb) - BTS) - Fathom Five led attacks against the Persian Gulf and China.

(New  Thunderbolts#1) - Fathom Five attacked New York City and began engaging in rampant destruction.  Bloodtide knocked the Thunderbolts' ship from the air with a blast of water and the two teams battled for a time.  Bloodtide found herself beset by Atlas and Captain Marvel, and watched as Atlas grew to giant size and began beating Captain Marvel.  She took the opportunity to flee as Fathom Five had retreated.

(New Thunderbolts#3) - Fathom Five opposed and defeated the small force Atlantis sent to deal with them.

(New Thunderbolts#4) - Fathom Five attacked New York, and one of Dragonrider's beasts destroyed the Brooklyn Bridge.

(New Thunderbolts#5) - Bloodtide was hit by a blast from Warbird before she drove Warbird into Manowar's grip and defeated Warbird.  MACH-IV (out of costume) later defeated Bloodtide by sending an electric current through her water-spout. 

(New Thunderbolts#9 - BTS) - Most of Fathom Five, defeated, awaited their trial in a surface world prison.


(Avengers VIII#9 (fb) - BTS) - Bloodtide adopted a much more frightening appearance.

(Avengers VIII#9) - Namor recruited Bloodtide to join his new super-team, the Defenders of the Deep, including Andromeda, Echidna, King Crab, Manowar, Namor, Orka, Tiger Shark, and several mutated Piranhas.

(Avengers VIII#10) - The Defenders of the Deep and War-Sharks saw Namor raise Hydropolis to the surface, then attacked the humans within, declaring that all on the surface world were no longer allowed under the ocean. The Avengers (Black Panther/T'Challa, Captain America/Steve Rogers, Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers, Ghost Rider/Robbie Reyes, Hulk/Jennifer Walters, Iron Man/Tony Stark, Thor/Odinson) attacked, and Bloodtide attacked Ghost Rider with her War-Sharks. Soon the Winter Guard (Chernobog, Crimson Dynamo/Dmitri Bukharin, Darkstar/Laynia Petrovna, Perun, Ursa Major, Vanguard/Nikolai Krylenko, Vostok) intervened, and fights broke out among all three teams. In the chaos, Namor killed a few of the Piranhas for hunting humans, then he ordered the withdrawal of the Defenders of the Deep.

Comments: Created by Fabian Nicieza, Kurt Busiek, Tom Grummett, and Gary Erskine.

Profile by Chadman.

Bloodtide has no known connections to

Avengers VIII#10, p16, pan3 (darker appearance, main)
New Thunderbolts I#1, p18, pan3 (head shot)
New Thunderbolts I#3, p2, pan1

New Thunderbolts#1, 3-5 (January-June, 2005) - Fabian Nicieza & Kurt Busiek (writers), Tom Grummett (penciler), Gary Erskine (inker), Tom Brevoort (editor)
New Thunderbolts#9 (August, 2005) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Cliff Richards (penciler), Karl Kesel (inker), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers VIII#9 (December, 2018) - Jason Aaron (writer), David Marquez (artist), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers VIII#10 (January, 2019) - Jason Aaron (writer), David Marquez, Ed McGuinness, Frazer Irving, Adam Kubert, Andrea Sorrentino (artists), Tom Brevoort (editor)

First Posted: 02/28/2006
Last updated: 03/20/2019

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