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Real Name: (first name unrevealed) Bertolini

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Movie director

Group Membership: The crew on "Guns of the Gunman"

Affiliations: Beast, the crew of "Guns of the Gunman", Rachel Palmer, Wonder Man

Enemies: Wonder Man (he couldn't stand Simon's acting!)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Presumably Italy

First Appearance: Avengers I#207 (May, 1981)

Powers/Abilities: Mister Bertolini had no superhuman powers, but was a skilled movie director and knew bad acting when he saw it!

History:  (Avengers I#207/Avengers I#208 (fb)) - Mister Bertolini directed Wonder Man in the film "Guns of the Gunman." When Simon repeatedly acted horribly, an angry Mister Bertolini ordered a lunch break.

 (Avengers I#208 - BTS) - While Wonder Man was gone off on Avengers duty, Edwin Jarvis accepted a telegram from Wonder Man's agent informing Simon that he had been fired by Mister Bertolini due to his unexplained absence.

Comments: Created by Bob Budiansky, Danny Fingeroth, Gene Colan, and Dan Green.

Profile by Proto-Man.

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Avengers I#207, p5, pan2 (Mister Bertolini, fullbody)
 p5, pan1 (Mister Bertolini, headshot)

Avengers I#207 (May, 1981) - Bob Budiansky (plot/script), Danny Fingeroth (script), Gene Colan (pencils), Dan Green (inks)

Avengers I#208 (June, 1981) - Bob Budiansky (plot/script), Danny Fingeroth (script), Gene Colan (penciler), Dan Green (inker)

Last updated: 01/29/06

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