Real Name: Howard Samuels

Identity/Class: Human technology user

Occupation: Guardsman

Group Membership: None

AffiliationsGuardsman (Billy Fredricks)


Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: None

First Appearance: Avengers: Deathtrap - The Vault#1 (1991)

Powers/Abilities: Howard Samuels' Guardsman armor possesses the standard capabilities of the Guardsman armor units, including enhanced speed, enhanced strength, offensive weaponry, and flight capabilities.


(Avengers: Deathtrap - The Vault#1) - Guardsman Howard Samuels was mentally attacked by Mentallo during a mass breakout at the Vault. Overwhelmed with an image of monsters attacking him, Samuels collapsed, having to be saved by other Guardsmen, including Billy Fredricks. The breakout was soon quelled.

Comments: Created by Danny Fingeroth, Ron Lim, Jim Sanders, and Fred Fredricks.

Howard Samuels' first name was revealed in the Guardsmen entry in the Iron Manual.

Profile by Chadman.

Howard Samuels has no known connections to

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Avengers: Deathtrap - The Vault#1, p10, pan7

Marvel Graphic Novel: Avengers: Deathtrap - The Vault#1 (1991) - Danny Fingeroth (writer), Ron Lim (penciler), Jim Sanders, Fred Fredricks (inkers), Kelly Corvese, Howard Mackie (editors)

First Posted: 08/15/2008
Last updated: 08/15/2008

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