Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Human (Russian; see comments)
Group Membership: Maybe the unnamed league he was working for
Affiliations: Marvel Boy (Vance Astrovik)
Enemies: Gator Grant, Swifty Alonzo
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Rampaging Russian
Base of Operations: Presumably mobile throughout wrestling rings all over world.
First Appearance: Marvel Super-Heroes III#7 aka. Marvel Super-Heroes Fall Special 1991 (October, 1991)
Powers/Abilities: He was a trained wrestler without any known superhuman abilities.
Weight: 360 lbs.
History: (Marvel Super-Heroes III#7) - Tonight at Madison Square Garden we see the return of Gator Grant against the Cossack. The people really hate the Cossack.
It seemed like a strong start for Gator at first, but the ring rust brought him down quickly. The Cossack was ready to finish him off with a devastating Piledriver, but Gator didn't go down so easy. He no-sold the move and transformed into a human lizard. He bit the Cossack into the shoulder and drew first blood. With a powerful punch he drove the Cossack into the ropes and they broke. Knocked out, the Cossack laid on the apron while everyone else tried to stop Gator Grant. Marvel Boy was able to finish the job by knocking out Gator Grant with the ring bell after a very technical wrestling match.
Comments: Created by Barry Dutter (writer), Vince Evans (pencils), George Wildman (inks).
He was introduced as a Russian, but in Wrestling this doesn't necessarily mean that you're a Russian.
This match probably ended as a no contest.
Profile by Markus Raymond.
The Cossack has no known connections to:
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Marvel Super-Heroes III#7, p73, pan5 (main image)
Marvel Super-Heroes III#7/4 (October, 1991) - Barry Dutter (writer), Vince Evans (pencils), George Wildman (inks), Mike Rockwitz (editor)
Last updated: 11/13/13
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