Classification: Terrestrial technology
Creator: Fixer (Paul Norbert Ebersol)
User/Possessors: Fixer, Mentallo
First Appearance: Strange Tales I#142/1 (April, 1966)
Powers/Abilities/Functions: This small robotic quadraped was designed to adhere to walls and release a corrosive chemical where it crawled, enabling it to dissolve a section of a wall.
(Strange Tales I#142/1) - When the partnership of Mentallo and the Fixer invaded SHIELD headquarters, the two criminals triggered the automatic defense system, causing moving walls made of steel-hard fiber to box them in. But Mentallo was able to mentally sense the weakest part of a wall, and the Fixer placed the Radar Crab at that location. The mechanical drone moved along the wall in a perfect circle, leaving a trail of a radioactive isotope. The chemical ate through the wall, leaving a large hole for the invaders to escape and continue their assault.
Comments: Created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Mike Esposito.
Profile by John Kaminski
The Radar Crab has no known connection to:
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Strange Tales I#142, p9, pan2 (Fixer holding Radar Crab)
Strange Tales I#143 (April, 1966) - Jack Kirby (plot/layouts), Stan Lee (script/editor), Howard Purcell (pencils), Mike Esposito (inks)
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First Posted: 09/20/2008
Last Updated: 09/20/2008
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