Real Name: Aldrich Killian
Occupation: Geneticist at Futurepharm
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Maya Hansen, Tony Stark
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unrevealed
First Appearance: Iron Man IV#1 (January, 2005)
Powers/Abilities: Aldrich Killian was a talented geneticist.
(Iron Man IV#3 (fb) - BTS) - Through trial and error, the brilliant Maya Hansen constructed Extremis, a bio-electronics package fitted into a few billion graphic nanotubes and suspended in a carrier fluid. The package, when injected into the human genome, was meant to hack the body's repair center and rewrite the normal human blueprint with a better one. When the human brain is convinced that the Extremis blueprint is the correct one, it shuts the human down, leaving the human needing nutrients intravenously injected during the following days while the body rebuilds. Under the premise that she would use her new creation for military efforts, Maya obtained military funding for her operation.
(Iron Man IV#6 (fb) - BTS) - Maya learned that the military was pulling her funding before she could try Extremis on a live subject. She and her partner at Futurepharm, Aldrich Killian, decided that they should put Extremis into the hands of criminals, then involve Tony Stark's creation, Iron Man, against the Extremis-enhanced criminal. She figured that if they could thus prove the value of Extremis, it would help her save countless human lives after her funding was restored. She and Aldrich stole Extremis and put it into the hands of terrorists.
(Iron Man IV#1) - Hearing the other employees talking about the theft of Extremis and the potential involvement of General Fisher, Aldrich was overcome with guilt. He typed a goodbye note, though he didn't have hope that it would be found, and then shot himself in the head. His body was soon discovered by Maya.
Comments: Created by Warren Ellis and Adi Granov.
Profile by Chadman.
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(Iron Man IV#1 - BTS) - When the special projects vault at Futurepharm was compromised, questioners were referred to General Fisher with their questions.
--Iron Man IV#1 (Iron Man IV#1 - BTS
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Iron Man IV#1, p8, pan2 (main)
Iron Man IV#1 (January, 2005) - Warren Ellis (writer), Adi Granov (penciler/inker), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Iron Man IV#3 (March, 2005) - Warren Ellis (writer), Adi Granov (penciler/inker), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Iron Man IV#6 (June, 2005) - Warren Ellis (writer), Adi Granov (penciler/inker), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Last updated: 03/12/08
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