GLADYS

Real Name: Gladys (last name unrevealed)

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: High school student

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Robbie Baldwin, David Bealer, Teri Cooper, Freak of Science

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Springdale, Connecticut

First Appearance: Speedball#2 (October, 1988)

Powers/Abilities: Gladys was an average high school student.

History: (Speedball#2/2) - Gladys introduced fellow students David Bealer and Robbie Baldwin to Teri Cooper, a new student at their school. Bealer suggested that the four of them play a game of volleyball, but Robbie declined, needing to protect his double identity as Speedball.

(Speedball#5/3) - Gladys was briefly a classmate and friend to Rico Gawren.

(Speedball#10) - Gladys, David, Teri and Robbie were going on a field study when they ran across a giant chicken mutated by the formula of Dr. Rarque. They escaped the creature, and later joked about the incident. David, Teri and Gladys all wound up wearing monster masks, kidding Robbie about confronting the "marvels of modern science."

Comments: Created by Tom DeFalco, Steve Ditko, Roger Stern and Jackson Guice.

Gladys may have been among the various other appearances of students at Springdale high, but the three stories above are the only instances where she was identified by name.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Gladys should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Speedball#2, page 19, panel 3


Speedball#2 (October, 1988) - Tom DeFalco (plotter), Steve Ditko (penciler), Roger Stern (scripter), Jackson Guice (inker), Terry Kavanagh (editor)
Speedball#5 (January, 1989) - Jo Duffy (writer), Steve Ditko (penciler), Bruce Patterson (inker), Terry Kavanagh (editor)
Speedball#8 (April, 1989) - Jo Duffy (writer), Steve Ditko (penciler), Bruce Patterson (inker), Terry Kavanagh (editor)

Last updated: 06/12/07

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