Real Name: Pilli Natu
Identity/Class: Extraterrestrial (Skrull)
Occupation: Spy, soldier
Group Membership: None;
Affiliations: Skrull Empire
Enemies: Humanity, Hydra, Madame Hydra (Ophelia Sarkissian), Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Madripoor;
formerly Skrull Empire
First Appearance: Spider-Woman IV#3 (January, 2010)
Powers/Abilities: Like all Skrulls, Natu had a lifespan of roughly 200 human years. He also had complete control over his body. He can alter his physical form to resemble any person roughly his own size. As a Skrull spy he was extremely dedicated to the cause, resistant to pain and torture, trained in infiltration techniques, as well as special training to keep his disguise for extended periods of time.
(Spider-Woman IV#3 (fb) - BTS) - In what became known as the Secret Invasion, the Skrull Empire had sent their spies to replace many of Earth's key officials and higher ups in an attempt to conquer the planet. Pilli Natu was sent to infiltrate terrorist organization Hydra in Madripoor.
(Spider-Woman IV#3 (fb) - BTS) - A week after Natu had infiltrated Hydra, he foolishly tried to make a pass at Madame Hydra, the group's psychotic but highly observant leader. She uncovered him as a Skrull and imprisoned him in a cell.
(Spider-Woman IV#3 (fb) - BTS / Spider-Woman IV#4 (fb) - BTS) - Natu was tortured for an unrevealed period of time though he always refused to talk.
(Spider-Woman IV#3 - BTS) - Madame Hydra attempted to recruit Jessica Drew (Spider-Woman) to rejoin their terrorist organization. During the Secret Invasion Drew had been abducted by the Skrulls and replace by Queen Veranke. After the invasion, Drew joined S.W.O.R.D. to hunt the Skrulls that remained left on Earth.
(Spider-Woman IV#3) - While still in his cell Natu received a visit from Madame Hydra and Jessica Drew.
(Spider-Woman IV#4) - Madame Hydra offered Natu as a gift for Drew, suggesting that killing him would help her deal with the trauma she suffered from her alien-abduction. However, Natu mistook Jessica for Veranke and immediately asked his queen if they could go home. Once Drew explained she wasn't Veranke, he grew to immense proportions to kill her. In the fight that followed, Jessica Drew was finally forced to focus all of her unresolved rage to kill the Skrull.
Comments: Created by Brian Michael Bendis (writer), Alex Maleev (pencils, inks).
It's likely Natu was also in contact with Koru Koviti and a Skrull who was disguised as Spider-Man.
Profile by MarvellousLuke
Pilli Natu has no known connections to
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Spider-Woman IV#4, p7, pan1 (main image)
Spider-Woman IV#4, p2, pan5 (closeup)
Spider-Woman IV#4, p14, pan3 (death)
Spider-Woman IV#3 (January, 2010) - Brian Michael Bendis (writer), Alex Maleev (pencils, inks), Lauren Sankovitch (editor)
Spider-Woman IV#4 (February, 2010) - Brian Michael Bendis (writer), Alex Maleev (pencils, inks), Lauren Sankovitch (editor)
Last updated: 02/14/17
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