Earth-928, circa 2099 A.D.
Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Extratemporal (Earth-928 circa 2099 AD) human
Occupation: Assassin, field operative
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Stark-Fujikawa Corporation, Tyler Stone
Enemies: Kasey Nash, Spider-Man (Miguel O'Hara)Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Mobile on Earth-298 circa the year 2099
First Appearance: Spider-Man 2099 I#4 (February, 1993)
Powers/Abilities: The Specialist had peak human strength and agility. He was an expert martial artist, trained as a samurai warrior, highly proficient in martial arts weaponry from the 21st Century.
Weight: 235 lbs.
(Spider-Man 2099 I#4) - The Specialist was dispatched by Alchemax CEO Tyler Stone to abduct Karyn Charlene "Kasey" Nash, an anti-corporate rebel. While Kasey and her boyfriend, Gabriel O'Hara (brother of Miguel O'Hara, Spider-Man from his time), were making out in the back of Gabriel's car, the Specialist sliced the top off the vehicle and captured her. Gabriel sought help from Miguel, assuming him to have more political clout as an important Alchemax genetic researcher.
Kasey escaped, but the Specialist pursued her on a Public Eye flying cycle, deflecting her gun blasts with his nunchaku and dissecting the gun with his katana. Spider-Man protected Kasey, yanking the cycle out from under the Specialist with his webbing. The Specialist got the upper hand and attempted to unmask his opponent, declaring it dishonorable to kill an anonymous masked man.
(Spider-Man 2099 I#5) - Using his adhesive webbing, Spider-Man prevented the Specialist from removing his mask. As the two continued to fight, Spider-Man slashed the Specialist's chest with his claws. Stark-Fujikawa CEO Hikaru-sama watched the battle from his office, encouraging nobody to interfere lest it be dishonorable. Though Spider-Man gave Kasey time to escape, she returned to help, absconding a "Flyboy" flybike cycle and allowing Spidey to hitch a ride. The Specialist grabbed Spider-Man's ankle and continued the melee through the air. After Kasey accidentally flew the two passengers into a wall, Spider-Man shot a web, saving the Specialist from falling to his death. However, when the Specialist kicked Spider-Man in the gut despite the rescue, Spider-Man reacted by slashing his neck with his claws, apparently killing him.
Comments: Created by Peter David (writer), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Al Williamson (inks).
For unrevealed reasons, the Specialist referred to himself in the third person as "this one," much like Mantis.
Profile by Mike Fichera
The Specialist has no known connections to
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Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Master Edition#35, p31 (main image)
Spider-Man 2099 I#4, p17, pan1 (2nd)
Spider-Man 2099 I#4 (February, 1993) - Peter David (writer), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Al Williamson (inks), Sarra Mossoff (assistant editor), Joey Cavalieri (editor)
Spider-Man 2099 I#5 (March, 1993) - Peter David (writer), Rick Leonardi (pencils), Al Williamson (inks), Sarra Mossoff (assistant editor), Joey Cavalieri (editor)
Last updated: 02/7/17
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