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Real Name: Heidi O'Shea

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Reporter for Entertainment Tonight

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Black Knight, Paladin, Wasp

EnemiesJoseph "Joey" Edkin (a competitor in news)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Manhattan, New York

First Appearance: Avengers I#273 (November, 1986)

Powers/Abilities: Heidi O'Shea had no superhuman powers, but was a skilled entertainment reporter.

History:  (Avengers I#273) - When the Black Knight and Wasp visited a Manhattan nightspot, they were plagued with reporters. Heidi O'Shea of Entertainment Tonight welcomed them to the club and announced their arrival on behalf of the March of Dimes. She was amazed to find that the Wasp was with the Black Knight, only at wasp-size. She was soon interrupted by a barrage of photographers and the arrival of Joseph "Joey" Edkin of CBS News.

Comments: Created by Roger Stern, John Buscema, and Tom Palmer.

Profile by Proto-Man.

Heidi O'Shea has no known connections to

Joseph "Joey" Edkin has no known connections to

  • any other "Joseph" or "Edkin" characters

Joseph "Joey" Edkin

Joseph Edkin was a reporter for CBS News and competitor for Entertainment Tonight's Heidi O'Shea. He had once met Paladin during his coverage of a middle Eastern crisis. During the arrival of the Black Knight and the Wasp to a Manhattan nightclub, Joseph interrupted Heidi's discussion with them to bombard the Avengers with questions concerning the Sub-Mariner's leave of absence. He was halted in his questions by the arrival of Paladin, who claimed he had not seen Edkin since the fracas in the middle East. Joey explained to Paladin that he was still with the network and asked if Paladin was there to tryout for Avengers membership in the Sub-Mariner's absence.

--Avengers I#273 (fb) - BTS (#273,

Avengers I#273, p14, pan1 (Heidi O'Shea, fullbody)
 p14, pan2 (Heidi O'Shea, headshot)
 p15, pan1 (Joseph "Joey" Edkin)

Other Appearances:
Avengers I#273 (November, 1986) - Roger Stern (writer), John Buscema (breakdowns), Tom Palmer (finished art)

First Posted: 11/21/2006
Last updated: 11/21/2006

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