Real Name: Mario Rizzo
Identity/Class: Normal human (citizen of Italy)
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Thor (Thor Odinson)
Enemies: Leonard Tippit
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Naples, Italy
First Appearance: Avengers I#101 (July, 1972)
Powers/Abilities: Mario Rizzo had no superhuman powers but was mildly skilled at simple thievery.
(Avengers I#101 (fb) – BTS) – Mario Rizzo was named by the cosmic Watcher as someone Leonard Tippit needed to kill in order to “save Earth.”
(Avengers I#101) – Making a meager existence stealing food to survive, Mario Rizzo was shocked to see the mental energy being Leonard Tippit just as Rizzo prepared to steal some apples. The Asgardian Thor arrived soon after in pursuit of Tippit, who zapped Rizzo with an energy blast, putting Rizzo into a coma.
Comments: Created by Harlan Ellison, Roy Thomas, Rich Buckler and Dan Adkins.
Profile by Proto-Man.
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Avengers I#101, p15, pan6 (Mario Rizzo, main image)
Avengers I#101, p15, pan4 (Mario Rizzo headshot)
Avengers I#101 (July, 1972) – Harlan Ellison (plot), Roy Thomas (script), Rich Buckler (pencils), Dan Adkins (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Last updated: 03/29/13
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