Real Name: Comus

Identity/Class: Extra-terrestrial (Prashardian)

Occupation: Warrior
formerly: Slave

Group Membership: Bodyguard Cadre

AffiliationsCentury, Esh-Uta, Kerth, Kiwi, K'kkt, Nohm, Onyx, Plisken, Prashardians, Skarla, Skewer, Slug, Thirty, many other slaves
formerly: Broker

EnemiesAzimuth, Broker, Captain Kkon, Imogen, Lore, Scatter, Sixteen, Tyrmean brain-stem parasites
formerly: Rachel Carpenter, Amanda Chaney, Consuela, Force Works (Century, Iron Man (Stark), Scarlet Witch, Spider-Woman (Carpenter), U.S. Agent), Nohm, Thirty, Fisher Todd

Known Relatives: unnamed mother

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile throughout the universe and other dimensions with Broker's spaceship
formerly: the planet Prashard

First Appearance: Force Works#15 (September, 1995)

Powers/Abilities: He was an expert in fighting with a spear and as if his skills weren't deadly enough the point of his spear was venomous.


(Century: Distant Sons (fb) ) - The Scatter were led to Prashard by Century. Comus' mother ran away with him and threw him over a wall to hide him. Comus hadn't seen his mother since that day.

(Century: Distant Sons (fb) - BTS) - After Prashard's destruction Comus was captured by Broker and turned into his slave Skewer. Trained for combat Skewer became a warrior.

(Force Works#13-14 - BTS) - Esh-Uta was on board during Broker's attacks on Captain Kkon and the destruction of Arabellum.

(Force Works#15) - Skewer attacked with other Bodyguard Cadre members the Works and captured all its residents. He attacked U.S. Agent and tried to impale him with his poisoned spear when Slug held U.S. Agent, but Century appeared and escaped with U.S. Agent before this could happen. Later Skewer brought the Works' residents back to Earth alongside other Bodyguard Cadre members. He told U.S. Agent to take Broker's offer and Broker showed U.S. Agent the Tyrmean brain-stem parasite on Skewer's neck. When Broker's hand was severed by Century Skewer wanted to kill Broker, but Century stopped him and convinced Skewer that they still needed Broker to find back to their different homeworlds. Skewer activated the engine after Century was teleported on Broker's spaceship and they left Earth.

(Force Works#16) - Skewer went to Broker's cell and tried to kill him, but once again Century stopped him and told Skewer why they needed Broker. Skewer didn't care and told Century that he didn't want to wait forever to kill Broker.

(Century: Distant Sons) - Under Century's command Skewer worked on the bridge. Skewer teleported Kiwi onto his homeworld Roost and then told the others that he had learned that his homeworld Prashard was destroyed years ago. Skewer fell under Broker's control again through a Tyrmean brain-stem parasite placed on his neck by Slug and helped to overpower Century for Broker. Skewer went with Broker to Memoriam where Century should be sold to Imogen and learned that Century was the one that led the Scatter to his homeworld Prashard. He was punished by Broker when he tried to attack Century and returned to Broker's spaceship after Century was sold. He only thought about killing Century when Broker ordered to follow Imogen. Skewer teleported with Broker, Kerth and Skarla into Azimuth's city. Broker ordered him to kill Century, but Skewer had just learned that Broker's control was broken and stabbed him instead. Broker pulled out a gun and hit Skewer's arm when he told Broker that he had lost control again. After Broker was killed by Century, Skewer returned with him onto Broker's ship. Skewer asked Century where he wanted to go next and Century wanted back to Earth.

Comments: Created by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Jim Cheung & Rey Garcia.

Profile by Markus Raymond

Skewer has no known connection to:

Prashardians have no known connection to:


They were Skewer's race. Years ago their planet was attacked by Lore and some time later by the Scatter. The Militia Men were useless against the Scatter and everyone ran away from the monsters or died. After their feast was over the Scatter used the devastated planet Prashard to attack their next target. It wasn't known if any other Prashardian than Skewer survived the attack.

--Century: Distant Sons (fb)



Skewer body shot: Century: Distant Sons, p12, pan3
Skewer head shot: Century: Distant Sons, p20, pan4
Skewer eye shot: Century: Distant Sons, p28, pan5
Prashardians (Comus, mother, soldiers): Century: Distant Sons, p1 pan3

Force Works#16 (October, 1995) - Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning (writers), Jim Cheung (pencils), Rey Garcia (inks), Nel Yomtov (editor)
Century: Distant Sons (February, 1996) - Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning (writers), Jim Calafiore (pencils), P.L. Palmiotti (inks), Nel Yomtov (editor)

Last updated: 04/18/05

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