Classification: Terrestrial technology

Creator: Fixer (Paul Norbert Ebersol)

User/Possessors: Fixer, Mentallo

First Appearance: Strange Tales I#142/1 (April, 1966)

Powers/Abilities/Functions: When assembled, this stationary unit could disrupt all electronic communications in an area; its range is unknown.




(Strange Tales I#142/1) - When the partnership of Mentallo and the Fixer invaded SHIELD headquarters, they breached the first line of defense and the Fixer began to assemble the modular components of the Static Distorter. The duo planned to effectively blackout all communications in the facility, figuring they would have the advantage if their enemy could not receive or transmit commands.

  The effects of the Static Distorter's activation were first noticed moments later -- Nick Fury was leading a team of agents and tried to contact SHIELD's strategically-located message center to coordinate a counter-assault against the invaders. But the communication-technicians were unable to receive audio, and saw only a blurry video image of Fury's grim and desperate face, which soon faded. With all communications now jammed, Fury realized that he and his men were on their own...

Comments: Created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Mike Esposito.

Profile by John Kaminski

The Static Distorter has no known connection to:

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Strange Tales I#142, p8, pan1 (Fixer assembling Static Distorter)

Strange Tales I#142 (March, 1966) - Jack Kirby (plot/pencils), Stan Lee (dialogue/editor), Mike Esposito (inks)

Any Additions/Corrections? please let me know.

First Posted: 10/03/2008
Last Updated: 10/03/2008

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