Official Name: Scarvix
Nature: Extraterrestrial world in reality-5555 circa 8162 AD & reality-120185 circa 2007
Natives: Backbreaker, Tex and his unidentified brother, Robot Butler, Vacu-Droid
Population: Unrevealed. The entire planet is full of sentient robot-life.
Capital City: Unrevealed
National Defense: Unrevealed
Places of Interest: Death's Head's office
Visitors: Death's Head, Blot (the latter only in reality-120185)
First Appearance: (Reality-5555) "High Noon Tex" (1987); (reality-120185) Transformers#133 (October, 1987)
(Death's Head I#1 (fb) - BTS) - To most space faring races Scarvix was known as the sleaziest planet in the known galaxy, populated by robotic lowlifes from many different worlds.
(Incomplete Death's Head#1 (fb) - BTS) - The body of Death's Head was stolen from Lupex's magical domain and got dumped on Scarvix.
(Death's Head I#1 (fb) - BTS) - Death's Head, the Freelance Peacekeeping Agent, set up shop on Scarvix, figuring there would be plenty of work for him there.
(Death's Head I#1 (fb)) - Death's Head was hired by the citizens of Scarvix to take out the menace known as Backbreaker. He accepted the assignment and made sure Backbreaker's death was a very public affair, which increased the demand for his services considerably.
("High Noon Tex" (fb) - BTS) - Death's Head accepted a contract to kill Tex's brother, burn his farm, and massacre his livestock.
("High Noon Tex" (fb) - BTS) - Death's Head fulfilled his contract.
("High Noon Tex") - Tex, a robot cowboy, showed up on Death's Head's doorstep ready to avenge his brother who died at Death's Head's hands sometime earlier. Tex was killed when he mistook a dummy rigged with explosives for Death's Head and perished in the blast.
(Incomplete Death's Head#1 (fb) - BTS) - After a few months on Scarvix Death's Head was apprehended by the Doctor and transported through a warp gate to reality-120185 where a massive war was raging between the sentient robotic races the Decepticons and the Autobots.
Comments: Created by Simon Furman, Bryan Hitch, Mark Farmer.
"High Noon Tex" was a one page strip appearing on the back cover of September, 1988 Marvel UK comics, such as Dragon's Claw#3.
The timeframe between Death's Head I#1 and Transformers UK#133 seems to differ somewhat, the first being in 8162 and the latter in 2007. It's been said that the adventures on Scarvix in Death's Head I#1 are on Reality-5555 and Transformers UK#133 are on Reality-120185.
Profile by MarvellousLuke
Scarvix has no known connections to
(Transformers#133 (fb) - BTS) - At some point Death's Head set up an office on Scarvix of reality-120185 in the year 2007.
(Transformers#133) - Decepticon leader Shockwave ordered his fellow Decepticon Blot to seek out Death's Head. Shockwave wanted to enlist the bounty hunter's services and put a price on the head of Rodimus Prime. Death's Head was hired to hunt down and take out the Autobots' leader for 10.000 shanix. He accepted. Death's Head departed Scarvix to carry out his mission.
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Death's Head I#1, p16, pan6 (main image)
Death's Head I#1, p20, pan6 (citizen)
Transformers UK#133 , p1, pan1 (reality-120185)
"High Noon Tex" (1987) - Simon Furman (writer), Geoff Senior (artist)
Transformers#133 (October, 1987) - Simon Furman (writer), Dan Reed (pencils), Steve White (color)
Death's Head I#1 (December, 1988) - Simon Furman (writer), Bryan Hitch (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks), Richard Starkings (editor)
Incomplete Death's Head#1 (January, 1993) - Dan Abnett & John Freeman (writers), Simon Coleby (artist)
Last updated: 08/03/13
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