Real Name: Delphos
Occupation: Imperial Guardsman
Group Membership: Shi'ar Imperial Guard
Affiliations: Astra, Earthquake, Fang, Flashfire, Gladiator, Hobgoblin, Hussar, Impulse, Mentor, Neutron, Nightside, Oracle, Smasher, Starbolt, Titan, Warstar, others
Enemies: Inhumans (Black Bolt, Gorgon, Karnak, Medusa, Triton)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Shi'ar Empire galaxy
First Appearance: Inhumans IV#3 (August, 2000)
Powers/Abilities: Like many of her species, Delphos possesses the ability of precognition, enabling her to see into the future. She is also a capable warrior, and has wielded energy weapons in combat.
Weight: 137 lbs.
History: (Inhumans IV#3) - As a member of the Shi'ar elite corps, Delphos went into combat against the natives of an unnamed moon which the Shi'ar wished to acquire so that it could be colonized by the Spartoi. Alongside her were Karnak and Triton of the Inhumans, both masquerading as extraterrestrials on behalf of the Kree Empire. Delphos was impressed by Karnak's abilities in combat, and by his compassion for his comrade Triton. At one point during a lull in combat, Delphos explained to them that she hoped to join the Imperial Guard when team member Oracle retired to marry Tempest.
The Shi'ar forces succeeded in destroying all resistance on the moon, and Delphos, Karnak and Triton were picked up by the Imperial Guardsman Hobgoblin, who informed them that they were all to be recruited into the Imperial Guard. They were sent to Kritnah for the arranged marriage ceremony intended to seal the bond between the Shi'ar and the Spartoi.
(Inhumans IV#4) - Due to her precognition, Delphos was aware that the Kree had placed the Inhumans under their control so that they would assassinate Shi'ar empress Lilandra. They had Hobgoblin masquerade as her on Kritnah to draw out the Inhumans, and Hobgoblin was killed by Black Bolt. Delphos fought the Inhumans alongside the other Guardsmen, sadly ending her friendship with Karnak. After the Inhumans had escaped, Delphos witnessed the departure of Jason of Spartax, who sought to find Medusa. Looking into Jason's future, Delphos saw how he would eventually come to Earth and father Peter Quill.
Comments: Created by Carlos Pacheco, Rafael Marin and Jose Ladronn.
The Imperial Guard was a takeoff of DC's Legion of Super-Heroes. Delphos is the counterpart of Legion Of Super-Heroes member Dream Girl.
by Prime Eternal
Delphos should not be confused with:
Images taken from:
Inhumans IV#3, page 11, panel 3 (numbered)
Inhumans IV#4, page 16, panel 9 (not counting ads)
Last updated: 04/14/07
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