Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Extraterrestrial (Centaurus); post-WWII era
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Helen, Joe
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Centaurus
formerly Helen and Joe's basement
First Appearance: Mystery Tales#15 (September, 1953)
Powers/Abilities: The Centauran possessed the ability, like all of his race, to create and/or transform things with just a thought. It could levitate in the air. It had multiple tentacles and two antennae.
Tales #15) - An alien "student" from Centaurus arrived on Earth to
"study" humans. It confronted Helen and Joe, who were terrified of it
at first, but it convinced them that it meant no harm. To prove itself,
it turned their mere wishes into reality, leaving them in the lap of
luxury. It lived in their basement for a short time, and without its
hosts knowing, ate any human that came around the house. After some
time, it announced to the two that it was time for it to return to
Centaurus, and left all the gifts it had made as payment for their
hospitality. As it levitated into the sky towards its waiting
spacecraft, the two humans remarked how they'd miss it, unaware of a
massive pile of human remains in their basement and back yard.
Created by Jack Abel and ???.
By "study" I assume he meant "find out if we taste like chicken."
Reprinted in Where Monsters Dwell#28.
The Centauran has no known connections to
Helen and Joe
A married couple, the two found the Centauran in
their home. It convinced them to let it stay by giving them riches.
They were never aware of its murderous ways before it left Earth.
(note: taken from reprint in Where Monsters Dwell#28)
Where Monsters Dwell#28, story 4, page 4, panel 1 (main image)
page 4, panel 7 (head)
page 4, panel 6 (Helen and Joe)
Mystery Tales#15 (September, 1953) - Jack Abel
(artist), Stan Lee (editor)
Any Additions/Corrections? please let me know.
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