Real Name: Chili Storm
Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-20051) normal human
Occupation: Fashion model
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Fantastic Four (Human Torch, Invisible Woman, Mr. Fantastic, Thing), Orrgo, Thomas Zircon, Lance (A.I.M. agent) (briefly)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: New York, USA
First Appearance: Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four#35 (June, 2008)
Powers/Abilities: Chili Storm was a normal human who was an accomplished and self-confident fashion model. Although slightly irresponsible, she still had some level of personal integrity by refusing to interact with judges just prior to a beauty pageant, and was not intimidated by A.I.M. agents and weaponry.
(Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four#35 (fb) - BTS) - Chili Storm was a successful model who had achieved widespread recognition. Two weeks before the Galactic Beauty Pageant, Chili found out that A.I.M. agents were posing as other contestants and she began dating Lance, one of the A.I.M. agents, so as to stay in the competition. She then planned to gain publicity by uncovering A.I.M.'s insidious efforts.
(Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four#35) - Just prior to the start of the pageant, Chili met some of the judges, including Johnny Storm (Human Torch), but declined to talk with him as she didn't want to be accused of cheating. Later, while readying herself for the pageant, she was surprised when Susan Storm (Invisible Woman) barged into her dressing room to hide from A.I.M. agents, but then continued finishing her glitzy appearance before the show. However, Lance and several A.I.M. agents then broke into the room, with Lance realizing that he had been used by the model. The Invisible Woman then tackled the villains, protecting Chili behind an invisible force field. The Invisible Woman was then knocked away and Chili began ineffectively hitting Lance when he announced A.I.M.'s nasty intentions.
After the battle between the Fantastic Four, Orrgo and A.I.M., Thomas Zircon announced Chili as the winner of the Galactic Beauty Pageant as the other two finalists had been undercover A.I.M. agents. Part of her prize was to select one of the judges to go on a date. She fobbed off Johnny Storm's and Ben Grimm's advances and selected Orrgo instead.
Comments: Created by Paul Tobin (writer), David Nakayama (pencils) and Cory Hamscher (inks).
This character is the Earth-20051 counterpart to Chili Storm of Earth-616, who was an actress, former model and rival of Millie the Model in the 1960s (in Millie the Model#4 and other later titles).
It's strange that a character with the surname of "Storm" appears in a story with the Fantastic Four and encounters Susan Storm and Johnny Storm. Is there a future connection in the works...?
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Chili Storm has no known connections to:
Thomas Zircon acted as a host of sorts, welcoming guests to the pageant, including greeting the Fantastic Four in the main room where the female models had assembled. Shortly after, he broke up a fight after the Fantastic Four attacked Orrgo. He then directed the judges to the pageant area, declaring that it was fitting that a Galactic Beauty Pageant have an extraterrestrial judge. After the battle with the A.I.M. agents, he declared Chili Storm the winner of the pageant as the other two finalists had been disqualified.
--Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four#35
Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four#35, p8, pan1 (standing pose)
Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four#35 (June, 2008) - Paul Tobin (writer), David Nakayama (pencils), Cory Hamscher (inks), Nathan Cosby (editor)
Last updated: 09/03/08
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