Real Name: Pinius
Identity/Class: Sub-species of humanity (Inhuman) mutate
Group Membership: Seeker's team
Affiliations: Aireo, Asmodeus, Falconia, Leonus, Pinyon, Seeker (Uys), Timberius, other Inhumans
Enemies: Ahura, Fantastic Four (Human Torch (Johnny Storm), Invisible Woman (Susan Storm), Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards), Thing (Ben Grimm)), Franklin Richards
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Mobile
First Appearance: Fantastic Four Unlimited I#2 (June, 1993)
Powers/Abilities: Pinius had a wide wingspan and was capable of swift flight. He displayed enhanced strength.
(Fantastic Four Unlimited I#2) - Tasked by the Genetics Council, the Seeker led a team of Inhumans (including Aireo, Asmodeus, Falconia, Leonus, Pinyon, Timberius) to find Black Bolt's son, Ahura. The Seeker targeted a crowd, but mistook Franklin Richards for Ahura, and his team swooped down from his Triangle ship, attacking the Fantastic Four to get to Franklin. The Seeker shattered the Invisible Woman's force field and the Seeker ordered Pinius to grab the boy; Pinius flew up into the air, but the Human Torch sent a fiery blast at Pinius, causing the Inhuman to drop Franklin and knocking the flyer out of the fight.
Comments: Created by Roy Thomas (writer), Herb Trimpe (pencils) and Steve Montano (inks).
Presumably he left with the Seeker's team after the skirmish, but he was not definitively shown in panel.
Pinius looks remarkably similar to Avius, a fellow Inhuman. A name change? A (twin) relative? A simple error? Avius had white wings in FF I#129 and similar purple armor; nevertheless, this Inhuman is unmistakably called Pinius by the Seeker.
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Pinius has no known connections to:
Fantastic Four Unlimited I#2, p7, pan4 (main image)
p3, pan1 (headshot)
p6, pan6-7 ("Pinius--Now!")
Fantastic Four Unlimited I#2 (June, 1993) - Roy Thomas (writer), Herb Trimpe (pencils), Steve Montano (inks), Mike Rockwitz (editor)
Last updated: 05/11/14
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