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Real Name: Unrevealed

Identity/Class: Human technology user

Occupation: Criminal, scientist

Group Membership: None


Enemies: Captain America

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Washington, DC, USA

First Appearance: Hostess fruit pie ad "When it Rains it Pours" appearing in Marvel comics (1976)

Powers/Abilities: He seemed to have a scientific and inventive mind, so much so that he was able create a weather control machine called the Atmospheric Ion Saturator. This device was able to create rain which produced mass floods throughout the USA with near catastrophic results.


(Hostess fruit pie ad "When it Rains it Pours" - BTS) - In some unrevealed incident in the past, Stormrider and Cronon had crossed paths with Captain America.

(Hostess fruit pie ad "When it Rains it Pours") - Stormrider and his ally Cronon activated the Atmospheric Ion Saturator to create mass floods and stop the upcoming Presidential elections. While Captain America was watching the flooding of major cities on the news, he was ambushed from behind and held prisoner at gunpoint by Cronon and Stormrider. Stormrider left to monitor his weather machine and had Cronon stay behind to deal with Captain America. Captain America convinced Cronon that Stormrider had left him behind so that he could steal all the Hostess Fruit Pies without sharing. Cronon then turned on his ally and assisted Captain America in stopping his evil plan.

Comments: Created by unknown writer and unknown artist.

Profile by AvatarWarlord72.

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Cronon was the ally of Stormrider and wore a similar costume. He was armed with a gun and was assigned to keep Captain America at gunpoint while Stormrider checked on his weather machine. He turned on Stormrider when Captain America convinced him of not sharing the Hostess Fruit Pies. His appearance suggests that maybe he wasn’t an adult and probably a young teenager.


--Hostess fruit pie ad "When it Rains it Pours"


Atmospheric Ion Saturator

Stormrider's invention, the Atmospheric Ion Saturator, when attached to America’s radar network was able to alter the weather and produce catastrophic flooding. Much of the USA was affected and the Presidential elections were feared to be postponed.


--Hostess fruit pie ad "When it Rains it Pours"


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Hostess ad "When it Rains it Pours", panel 1(Stormrider)

panel 5 (Cronon)
panel 2 (Atmospheric Ion Saturator)

Last updated: 01/29/06

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