DR. ANDREA JANSON
Real Name: Dr. Andrea Janson
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Biology professor
Group Membership: Hydra, Empire State University
Affiliations: Vincente Fortunato, Crown, Baron Wolfgang von Strucker
Enemies: Hammerhead, Morbius, SHOC (Todd Fields), Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Empire State University's Science Building, a private island in the Caribbean, and Vincente Fortunato's Staten Island estate
First Appearance: Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#77 (February, 1997)
Powers/Abilities: Andrea Janson was a highly-skilled hematologist, molecular biologist, and biophysicist.
History: (Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#78 (fb)) - Andrea Janson greatly admired Dr. Michael Morbius, and his example inspired her to go into science. After his own experiments transformed him into a monstrous living vampire, she began to have nightmares and went into therapy.
(Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#80 - (fb)) - Janson fell in love with dying Hydra cyborg Crown, and joined Hydra to try to stop his armor from killing him.
(Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#77) - Dr. Janson was cornered by Morbius in an alleyway on ESU's campus. She managed to escape when Spider-Man intervened.
(Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#78) - Safely back in her lab in ESU's Science Building, Janson was confronted by Morbius again. Morbius asked Janson for help in curing his condition, but before she could answer, Spider-Man arrived again, tackling the living vampire out the window. After a three-way battle between Morbius, Spider-Man, and the local chapter of the Friends of Humanity, Janson arrived outside with a packet of blood to sate Morbius' hunger. Promising to help him, Morbius flew off with the doctor.
(Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#79) - On her private island in the Caribbean, Janson performed a number of painful tests on Morbius. During the course of one which involved superheating Morbius' blood, Janson was interrupted by the arrival of Crown, who embraced her and revealed her Hydra ties to the horrified Morbius. Janson accompanied Crown and the captive Morbius back to the Staen Island estate of Hydra mob liaison Vincente Fortunato, who sent her and Morbius to his lab facilities.
(Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#80) - Janson began experimenting on SHOC, who Crown had captured. After discussing her research with Fortunato and Hydra leader Baron Wolfgang von Strucker, she bade farewell to Crown. Some time later, while trying to silence her rowdy Hydra bodyguards, the lab was invaded by mobsters under the command of Hammerhead. Janson had just enough time to recognize her steel-skulled killer before she was gunned down. Discovering her body half an hour later, Crown swore vengeance on her murderer.
Comments: Created by Howard Mackie, Claudio Castillini, Cam Smith, Bud LaRosa, Harry Candelario, & Ralph Cabrera.
Yes, she is wearing a bikini under a lab coat. That is not acceptable lab attire.
Private island in the Caribbean? Man, screw grad school, I'm joining Hydra!
Profile by Minor Irritant.
Hunger, formerly Crown, has no known connections to
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Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#79, p1, pan4 (main image)
Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#78, p14, pan4 (headshot)
Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#77 (February, 1997) - Howard Mackie (writer), Claudio Castillini (penciler), Cam Smith, Bud LaRosa, Harry Candelario, Ralph Cabrera (inkers), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Peter Parker: Spider-Man I#78-80 (March-May, 1997) - Howard Mackie (writer), John Romita, Jr. (penciler), Scott Hanna (inker), Ralph Macchio (editor)
First Posted: 07/09/2008
Last updated: 06/26/2008
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