Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Human technology user
Occupation: Professional criminal
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Blaze, Devil-Spider, Hobgoblin (Roderick Kingsley)
Enemies: Goblin King (Norman Osborn), Spider-Man/Venom (Otto Octavius)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: New York City
First Appearance: Superior Spider-Man#24 (February, 2014)
Powers/Abilities: The Bruin wears a large mechanical bear-suit that grants him superhuman strength (lifting 15 tons) and endurance. It also has sharp claws.
History: (Superior Spider-Man#24 (fb) - BTS) - A criminal purchased the Grizzly's identity and equipment from the Hobgoblin, becoming the Bruin. As one of the Hobgoblin's supervillainous franchisees, the Bruin owed him a cut of all of his criminal earnings.
(Superior Spider-Man#24) - The Bruin robbed an armored truck, and was met by the Hobgoblin (actually the rival Goblin King in disguise), who demanded his cut; the Bruin handed it over. Later, he and fellow Hobgoblin fanchisees Devil-Spider and Blaze, who had also handed over cash to the faux-goblin, were contacted by the very upset real Hobgoblin. He demanded that they get more money for him to recoup what the imposter had taken. Together, the three of them assaulted the Diamond District until Spider-Man, bonded with the Venom symbiote, confronted them.
(Superior Spider-Man#25) - The villains proved no match for Spider-Man. After defeating the Devil-Spider, he knocked the Bruin out of the fight by hitting him in the face with a truck.
Comments: Created by Dan Slott, Christos Gage, Humberto Ramos, and Victor Olazaba.
Shouldn't this guy live in Boston?
Profile by Minor Irritant.
The Bruin has no known connections to:
Superior Spider-Man#24, p6, pan1 (main image)
Superior Spider-Man#24-25 (February-March, 2014) - Dan Slott and Christos Gage (writers), Humberto Ramos (pencils), Victor Olazaba (inks), Stephen Wacker (editor)
Last updated: 01/10/15
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