Real Name: Tanakadon
Identity/Class: Unrevealed, possible Deviant mutate
Group Membership: Mole Man's Monsters
Affiliations: Mole Man;
formerly a group of Skrulls
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Monster Island (aka Monster Isle)
First Appearance: Fantastic Four I#347 (October, 1990)
Powers/Abilities: Tanakadon is incredibly large, with proportionate strength, sharp claws and oversized teeth.
(Fantastic Four I#347) - When a group of Skrulls
landed on Monster Island in search of the renegade De'Lila, they
shot several of the monsters with "slave darts" before teleporting them
across the globe to rampage.
(Fantastic Four I#348) - Tanakadon was sent to San
Francisco, where he caused havoc.
Created by Walt Simonson, Art Adams and Art Thibert.
Tanakadon was never named in his
appearances, but I asked his creator Art Adams about him and some other
monsters, and Tanakadon is the name he came up with for it.
Tanakadon has no known connections to
Fantastic Four I#348, page 8, panel 5
Fantastic Four I#347 (October, 1990) - Walt Simonson
(writer), Art Adams (penciler), Art Thibert (inker), Ralph Macchio
Fantastic Four I#348 (November, 1990) - Walt Simonson (writer), Art Adams, Gracine Tanaka (pencilers), Art Thibert (inker), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Last updated: 10/22/07
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