Real Name: Inapplicable

Identity/Class: Terrestrial plant mutate

Occupation: Servant of Plantman

Group Membership: None


Enemies: Avengers (Captain Marvel (Rambeau), She-Hulk, Thor), Starfox

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: "Tree-Man" (nickname given by Captain Marvel)

Base of Operations: None

First Appearance: Avengers I#231 (May, 1983)

Powers/Abilities: The “Tree-Creature” was a giant monstrosity made of plant materials that possessed vast super-strength and resistance to injury. When broken apart, each of its pieces was capable of movement and attack as well. The “Tree-Creature” was particularly vulnerable to fire.


(Avengers I#231) - Created by the Plantman to defeat the Avengers, the “Tree-Creature” crushed artillery, shrugged off Thor’s lightning bolts, and squashed She-Hulk under its foot. When the Avengers managed to topple it, Captain Marvel zapped off chunks of the creature, which became smaller wooden attackers that fought She-Hulk. “Tree-Creature” was destroyed when Captain Marvel set fire to it and Starfox’s ship exploded into it.












Comments: Created by Roger Stern, Al Milgrom, and Joe Sinnott.

Profile by Chadman.

Character name has no known connections to

  • Groot, alien that looked like tree-like @ Tales to Astonish I#13
  • Leviathan, another mutated plant created by the Plant Man @ Sub-Mariner I#3
  • Tree, Hadley family wishgranter @ Tales to Astonish I#19/2
  • Tree People, race @ Ka-Zar the Savage I#13
  • Treefern, Bug ally @ Micronauts I#56
  • Trees Space Seed @ Alpha Flight I#47
  • Trees, Dimension of Paridise, animated by Nalee @ Incredible Hulk II#303
  • Treetop, of Earth-148611 @ Mark Hazzerd: Merc#1
  • or any other "Tree" or "Creature" characters

Agent Farber

(Avengers I#231) - Agent Farber was among hundreds of SHIELD agents who was apprehended and replaced by the Plantman's Simuloids. These agents were later rescued by the Avengers.

Agent Farber is a trained SHIELD agent.

--Avengers I#231








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Avengers I#231, p20, pan1 (main)
                                p21, pan4+5 (face, trees)
                                p2, pan3 (Agent Farber)

Avengers I#231 (May, 1983) - Roger Stern (writer), Al Milgrom (penciler), Joe Sinnott (inker), Mark Gruenwald (editor)

Last updated: 03/22/07

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