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Real Name: Casey

Identity/Class: Terrestrial canine temporary mutate

Occupation: Dog, superhero

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Glenn Alan Herdling, Laura Herdling

Enemies: None known

Known Relatives: Glenn Alan Herdling, Laura Herdling

Aliases: Captain Uni-Mutt

Base of Operations: The Port Jervis countryside

First Appearance: What If? II#31 (November, 1991)

Powers/Abilities: As Captain Universe, Casey displayed super-canine intelligence (he was think with human-level intelligence), flight, and super-canine strength (sufficient enough to fly while carrying adult humans). Throughout his tenure as Captain Universe, he did not display any other Uni-Power abilities such as molecular rearrangement or the ability to project cosmic energy, although cosmic energy constantly radiated from his two front paws.

History:  (What If? II#31) - During a trip to the Port Jervis countryside, Casey was left by Glenn Herdling's car as Glenn took Laura up for a hot air balloon ride. While in the air, Glenn proposed to Laura but before she could accept, the ring magnified the sun's rays, causing the balloon to burst into flames. A shocked Casey barked loudly as the ensuing fire until he was contacted by the Uni-Power. Instantly gaining human-level intelligence, Casey pondered at what he had become but opted to save his master instead. Casey quickly saved Glenn and Laura, landing them safely on the ground. The Uni-Power's job done, Casey thought to himself that he had better get a biscuit for his heroism just as the Uni-Power left his form. Back with his normal canine intelligence, Casey was thanked for his heroism with a nice pat on the head.

(real life) - Casey eventually passed away due to old age.

Comments: Created by Glenn Alan Herdling, Scott Alan McDaniel, "Colonel" Jim Sanders III, and Sam Delarosa.

Profile by Proto-Man. (with a big thanks to Glenn Herdling himself for additional info!)

Captain Universe (Casey) has no known connections to

What If? II#31, p2, pan1 (Casey as Captain Universe, main pic)
 p2, pan6 (Casey, headshot)

Other Appearances:
What If? II#31 (November, 1991) - Glenn Alan Herdling (writer), Scott Alan McDaniel (penciler), Col. Sanders III (AKA Jim Sanders III), Sam Delarosa (inkers)

Last updated: 03/01/07

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