MUMMEX

Real Name: Raaka

Identity/Class: Extraterrestrial (Andromida); pre-modern era

Occupation: Investigator

Group Membership: Galactic Missing Persons Bureau

Affiliations: None

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Demon Mummy; King of the Mummies; Mummex

Base of Operations: The planet Andromida, in the Seventh Galaxy

First Appearance: Tales to Astonish I#8 (March, 1960)

Powers/Abilities: Mummex exhibited no special powers, but was hundreds of feet tall, and had the proportionate strength of a humanoid being that size.

 

 

History: (Tales to Astonish I#8 (fb) - BTS) - Raaka, a member of the Galactic Missing Persons Bureau, was sent to Earth to search for missing spacemen like himself. To travel through space, he used a spacecraft and had to wear the standard protective suit, which resembled an Earth mummie's wrappings.

(Tales to Astonish I#8) - On Earth, Raaka began his search, causing panic through Egypt, as the humans believed him to be Mummex, a legendary demon mummy. His search took him to various buildings, including museums and tombs, which he peered into while lifting roofs. Much of this was witnessed by archaeologist Paul Fleming, Paul's fiancé Sara, and Sara's father. Satisfied that no missing aliens were on Earth, Raaka departed. He later arrived at a base for the Andromidans, where he reported his findings after removing his protective space-suit.





Comments: Created by Stan Lee (or Larry Lieber) and Don Heck.

The mummy from Mummy Lives, Mummy from Tales to Astonish I#31 and Gomdulla are other giant mummies.
--Gammatotem

Profile by Madison Carter

Clarifications:

Mummex has no known connections to


Paul Fleming, Sara and Sara's father

Fleming was an archaeologist who, along with his fiancÚ Sara and her father, witnessed much of Mummex's time on Earth. Paul saw Mummex's ship leave through a sandstorm and realized he was an alien.





--Tales to Astonish I#8


images:
Tales to Astonish, story , page 2, panel 1 (Mummex)
     page 6, panel 6 (Raaka)
     page 2, panel 2 (Paul)


Tales to Astonish I#8 (March, 1960) - Stan Lee or Larry Lieber (writer), Don Heck (artist), Stan Lee (editor)


10/18/07

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