Real Name: Krokarr

Identity/Class: Extradimensional alien

Occupation: Unrevealed

Group Membership: None known

Affiliations: Manduu, Y'Androgg.

Enemies: Olympians (Hercules, Zeus, many others), Thing.

Known Relatives: None known.

Aliases: Krokarr the Cruel

Base of Operations: Unrevealed star in same dimension as Olympus.

First Appearance: Marvel Two-in-One#44 (October, 1978)

Powers/Abilities:  Krokarr is a giant, approximately 40 foot in height He has a humanoid body with the head of a griffin (lion's mane and a beaked face) and a lion's tail. Each hand has three clawed fingers and an opposable thumb; presumably he has only three or four toes per foot as well. He evidenced the ability to redirect water into a blast forceful enough to knock down a god, though the origin and full extent of this power is unrevealed. The missing Gods of Olympus only re-emerged after Krokarr's defeat, which implies that his powers in some way confined them, though exactly how this happened is also unrevealed.


(Marvel Two-in-One#44 (fb) - BTS) - Krokarr, Manduu, and Y'Androgg were all members of a race of giants which came from a star located in the same dimension as Olympus. The trio stealthily invaded Olympus while its gods were suffering from the after-effects of over-celebration during the Spring Festival. The giants banished most of the gods, binding Zeus in the Tower of the Sun, and severely devastated much of Olympus.

(Marvel Two-in-One#44) - Krokarr was frolicking at the Watergate, an area of Olympus marked by elaborate pools and waterfalls, when Hercules, the Thing, and Zeus flew up in a chariot pulled by a flying pegasus. Deducing that Zeus' presence meant that both Manduu and Y'Androgg had been defeated, Krokarr redirected the flow of water from a waterfall through his hands and into a blast which knocked the chariot from the air. However, Zeus caused the chariot to catch all the falling heroes, and immediately froze Krokarr inside a block of ice. Following Krokarr's defeat, the missing Gods of Olympus began to emerge from the Watergate.

Comments: Created by Marv Wolfman (writer), Bob Hall (penciler), and Frank Giacoia (inker).

   This entire story is told in flashback by Ben Grimm to the children of Camp Runamuck. Since it is a retelling, some elements of the story may be exaggerated or outright false. However, the story contains some elements of truth as the Mighty Avengers: Most Wanted Files (2007) confirmed the invasion as having occurred and confirmed some of the Olympian locations mentioned in the story (including the Watergate) as being real.

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The Watergate

The Watergate is an immense canyon with a number of waterfalls cascading into a large lake. It is located in the southern end of Olympus proper, below the Spring of Artemis.
The majority of the Olympian gods were bound here when Krokarr, Manduu, and Y'Androgg invaded Olympus; Krokarr guarded them before being defeated by Zeus.


--Marvel Two-in-One#44



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Marvel Two-in-One#44, pg30, p1 (main image)
Marvel Two-in-One#44, pg30, p1 (Watergate)

Marvel Two-in-One#44 (October, 1978) - Marv Wolfman (writer/editor), Bob Hall (penciler), Frank Giacoia (inker)
Mighty Avengers: Most Wanted Files (2007) - Jeff Youngquist & Jennifer Grünwald (editors).

Last updated: 06/17/07

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