BIGFINS

Classification: Aquatic animal, non-humanoid (Weirdworld)

Location/Base of Operations: The Great Marsh, Weirdworld

Known Members: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: None

First Appearance: (Skeletal remains) Marvel Super Action I#1 (January, 1976); (fish) Marvel Super Special#11 (June, 1979)

Powers/Abilities: Bigfins are immense aquatic creatures who thrive in the oceans of Weirdworld.

History: (Marvel Super Action I#1/3/Marvel Premiere#38) - The skeleton of a Bigfin lay within the Region of Shadow. Tyndall of Klarn was sent there, told that the cobweb-covered skeleton was a shrine to the "Heart of Evil" which must be destroyed. Instead, Tyndall found an egg from which hatched Velanna of Klarn. Velanna made clothing for herself from the cobwebs coating the skeleton.

(Marvel Super Special#11) - While traveling through the Great Marsh, Mud-Butt, Tyndall and Velanna came across the body of a Bigfin which had ventured too far into shallow water and beached itself. Tyndall recognized the Bigfin as the same creature whose skeleton Velanna had been found inside of.

Comments: Skeleton created by Doug Moench and Mike Ploog; fish created by Doug Moench, John Buscema and Rudy Nebres.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Bigfins should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Marvel Super Special#11, page 25 (numbered), panel 2
Marvel Premiere#38, page 1


Marvel Super Action I#1 (January, 1976) - Doug Moench (writer), Mike Ploog (artist)
Marvel Premiere#38 (October, 1977) - Doug Moench (writer), Mike Ploog, Alex Nino (artists), Archie Goodwin (editor)
Marvel Super Special#11 (June, 1979) - Doug Moench (writer), John Buscema (penciler), Rudy Nebres (inker), Richard Marschall, Ralph Macchio (editors)

Last updated: 11/26/06

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