Classification: Terrestrial technology

Creator: Unrevealed, presumed Hydra scientists

Users/Possessors: Agent of Hydra

First Appearance: Fantastic Four Annual#3 (1965)

Powers/Abilities/Functions: The Vortex Bomb was a bomb powerful enough to destroy an entire skyscraper.

History: (Fantastic Four Annual#3/Marvel: Heroes and Legends '96) - As Reed Richards and Susan Storm prepared for their wedding at the Baxter Building, a number of villains influenced by Dr. Doom's Emotion Charger (including agents of Hydra) attacked the proceedings. The Hydra agents drove a truck bearing a Vortex Bomb powerful enough to destroy the Baxter Building. However, Daredevil intercepted the truck and turned it towards the Hudson River, then drove it off a pier. When the bomb detonated, it decimated the armies of Attuma, who had been on their way to attack the Baxter Building.

Comments: Created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta.

by Prime Eternal

The Vortex Bomb should not be confused with:

Images taken from:
Fantastic Four Annual#3, page 11, panel 5

Fantastic Four Annual#3 (1965) - Stan Lee (writer, editor), Jack Kirby (writer, penciler), Vince Colletta (inker)
Marvel: Heroes and Legends '96 (October, 1996) - Stan Lee, Fabian Nicieza (writers), Gene Colan (penciler), Bill Reinhold (inker), Matt Idelson (editor)

Last updated: 03/20/06

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