Real Name: Susan Strong
Identity/Class: Human mutate
Occupation: Senatorial aide
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Robert Kelly
Enemies: Stewart Ward
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Washington, D.C.
First Appearance: Amazing Spider-Man II#20 (August, 2000)
Powers/Abilities: After being infected by Stewart Ward's Z'Nox-derived pathogen, Susan Strong became pink and ooze-dripping.
History: (Amazing Spider-Man II#20) - One of Senator Kelly's top aides, Susan Strong accompanied Kelly to a meeting with Senator Stewart Ward. Ward agreed to support Kelly's presidential campaign, but Kelly declined to shake Ward's hand, as he was recovering from a cold. Strong shook Ward's hand instead, and offered to meet again to discuss his reelection bid.
(Amazing Spider-Man II#21) - While making out in Ward's office, Ward asked Strong if he could count on reciprocity from Kelly. Irked by his off-putting pillow talk, Strong angrily stormed out.
(Amazing Spider-Man II#22) - Gruesomely infected by Ward's Z'Nox-derived pathogen, Strong desperately tried to call Ward's office, but could only reach his secretary.
(Amazing Spider-Man II#24 - BTS) - Strong was presumably cured when Ward's death released the cure into the atmosphere.
Comments: Created by Howard Mackie, Erik Larsen, and John Beatty.
Kids, always use protection.
Ms. Strong here doesn't seem to have become a mindless thrall, like the Secret Service guys Ward infected later - maybe that's something he learned from studying Eddie Brock's symbiote?
Profile by Minor Irritant.
Susan Strong has no known connections to:
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Amazing Spider-Man II#20, p15, pan4 (main image)
Amazing Spider-Man II#22, p11, pan9 (infected)
Amazing Spider-Man II#20 (August, 2000) - Howard Mackie (writer), Erik Larsen (penciler), John Beatty (inker), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Amazing Spider-Man II#21 (September, 2000) - Howard Mackie (writer), Erik Larsen (penciler), John Beatty & Rodney Ramos (inkers), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Amazing Spider-Man II#22 (October, 2000) - Howard Mackie (writer), John Romita, Jr. (penciler), Scott Hanna (inker), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Last updated: 07/08/07
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