Real Name: Walter Newell
Identity/Class: Human technology user
Occupation: Oceanographer, inventer,
former Hydrobase/Hydropolis administrator, mercenary, teacher at Camp Hammond, government agent
Group Membership: Avengers (inactive member);
formerly Doom's Avengers (3-D Man/Delroy Garrett Jr., Elsa Bloodstone, Doctor Doom/Victor von Doom, Valeria Richards, U.S. Agent/John Walker, Valkyrie/Brunnhilde), the Initiative, Point Men (Devil-Slayer, Paydirt, Star Sign), "Secret Avengers" (Captain America's Civil War "team"), Mercs for Money/Heroes for Hire (Deadpool/Wade Wilson, Foolkiller/Greg Salinger, Masacre, Slapstick/Steve Harmon, Solo/James Bourne, Terror Inc/Shreck), Avengers (Black Knight/Dane Whitman, Black Widow/Natascha Romanoff, Captain America/Steve Rogers, Dr. Druid/Anthony Druid, Firebird/Bonita Juarez, Firestar/Angelica Jones, Hellcat/Patsy Walker, Hercules, Iron Man/Tony Stark, Jack of Hearts/Jack Hart, Justice/Vance Astrovik, Living Lightning/Miguel Santos, Marrina, Moondragon/Heather Douglas, Namor/Namor McKenzie, Photon/Monica Rambeau, Quasar/Wendell Vaughn, Quicksilver/Pietro Maximoff, Silverclaw/Maria de Guadalupe Santiago, Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff, Sersi, She-Hulk/Jennifer Walters, Thor/Thor Odinson, Warbird/Carol Danvers, Wasp/Janet Van Dyne, Wonder Man/Simon Williams, Yellowjacket/Hank Pym), Queen's Vengeance, Deep Six (Andromeda/Andromeda Attumasen, Tamara Rahn, Sub-Mariner/Namor McKenzie, Tiger Shark/Todd Arliss, Triton), "Defenders for a Day"
Affiliations: Scott Adsit, Carrie Alexander,
Alpha Flight (Box/Madison Jeffries, Diamond Lil/Lillian Crawley,
Guardian/Heather Hudson, Puck/Eugene Judd, Shaman/Michael Twoyoungmen),
Edgar Benton, Black Panther (T'Challa), Blazing Skull (Mark Todd),
Bob (Agent of Hydra), Cable (Nathan Summers), Cloak (Tyrone Johnson), Cloud,
Phil Coulson, Crime-Master, Dagger (Tandy Bowen), Governor Darras, Defenders (Doctor
Strange/Stephen Strange, Loa/Alani Ryan, Namor, She-Hulk/Lyra, Silver
Surfer/Norrin Radd), Dollar Bill,
Dorma, Nadia Dornova, Fantastic Four (Human Torch/Johnny Storm,
Invisible Woman/Sue Richards, Mr. Fantastic/Reed Richards,
Thing/Benjamin Grimm), Frank, Jack Gamelin, Hellstorm (Daimon Hellstrom), Highwayman (Jefferson Archer), Hydro-Men (Dr. Henry Croft, Dr. Joseph Jennings), Inhumans (Gorgon, Karnak, Triton), Initiative trainees (Bengal/Duc
No Tranh, Cloud 9/Abigail Boylen, Hardball/Roger Brokeridge,
Komodo/Melati Kusuma, MVP/Michael Van Patrick, Rage/Elvin Haliday,
Scorpion/Carmilla Black, Slapstick/Steven Harmon, Thor Girl/Tarene, Thor Girl/Skrull imposter, Trauma/Terrence Ward, Triathlon/Delroy Garrett Jr.), Initiative Staff (Gauntlet/Sgt. Joseph Green, Gargoyle/Isaac Christians, Hellcat/Patsy Walker, Nighthawk/Kyle
Richmond, Dr. Leonard Samson, Taskmaster/Tony Masters, Tigra/Greer
Grant, War Machine/James Rhodes, Yellowjacket/Criti Noll), Edwin
Jarvis, JLA, Jocasta, Kubik, Lt. Ian Langstrom,
Machine Man, Machinesmith (Starr Saxon), Captain Leonard McKenzie, Misty Knight, Moloids, Moon
Knight (Marc Spector), New Warriors (Debrii/Deborah Fields,
Justice/Vance Astrovik, Night Thrasher/Donyell Taylor, Rage/Elvin
Haliday, Scarlet Spiders/Michael & Patrick, Slapstick/Steven
Harmon), Next Wave (Agent X/James Burley, Fin, Sandman/William Baker,
Snare/Robert Fielder, Turk/Todd Flaminirezck), Michael O'Brien,
People's Protectorate (Crimson Dynamo/Dimitri Bukharin, Fantasma, Perun, Red Guardian/Josef Petkus, Vostok), Punisher (Frank Castle), Dr. Henry Pym, Recorder (unidentified) , Kerry Reese, Remora, Roberts, Sara (McKenzie's caretaker), S.H.I.E.L.D. (Emily Preston, others), Siege
(John Kelly), Silver Sable (Silver Sablinova), Wild Pack
(Battlestar/Lemar Hoskins, Amy Chen, Crippler/Carl Striklan, Dough
Powell, Raul Quentino), Senator Winters
formerly Madcap, Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff)
Enemies: Abomination (Emil Blonsky), Armadillo (Antonio Rodriguez), Attuma, Banari (Trieste and others), Baron (Helmut) Zemo, Baylee Ann, Beyond Corporation, Big Wheel (Jackson Wheele), Black Patch, Brain Drain (Werner Schmidt), Bruiser, Captain Barracuda and his Robo-Buccaneers, Celestial Destructor, Charlie Chainsaw, Cobalt Man (Ralph Roberts), Combine, Crazy Gang (Executioner, Jester, Knave, Red Queen, Tweedle-Dope), Cult of Entropy, Cyberwarriors, Death, Death Adder (Theodore Scott), Defender imposters (Joe the Gorilla, Libra, Leap-Frog/Vincent Patilio, Pecos, Shocker/Herman Shultz, Toad/Mortimer Toynbee), Doombots (under the control of the Scarlet Witch), Dr. Bong (Lester Verde), Dr. Lemuel Dorcas, Dr. Dorcas robot, Dr. Rot, Doombot, Doradians (Keeper of the Flame and others), Frost Giants, Genesis Coalition, Giganto, Grandmaster, Hammerhead (Joseph), the Hand, Heavy Metal (Awesome Android, Sentry #459, Super-Adaptoid, Tess One), Maria Hill, Hobgoblin (Roderick Kingsley), Jack O'Lantern, Hugh Jones, KIA (Michael Van Patrick clone), Killer Robots, Kingpin (Wilson Fisk), Krona, Caroline le Fey, Leader (Samuel Sterns), Llyra (Llyra Morris), Lord Deathstrike, Lymondo, Madcap, Maelstrom, Maelstrom's Minions (Gronk, Helio, Phobius), Master of the World (Eshu), Mephisto, Mist-Men of Sargasso, Mole Man (Harvey Elder), Moloids, Mordred the Evil, Morgan Le Fay, Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Ellie Phimester), Nuke (Frank Simpson), Orb
(Drake Shannon), Organizatsiya (Bogatin, Viktor), Orka, Norman Osborn, Ozarks Kingpin, Peace Corps (Allanson, Kuryestan, Mendev, Illyich Prokvitch, Strokov, Voroshilov), Plodex Wolves, Plunderer (Parnival Plunder), Ragnarok, Roxxon, Sandman (William
Baker), Saru-San, Scarecrow (Ebenezer Laughton), Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff), Secret Empire, Serpent Squad (Anaconda/Blanche Sitznski, Black Mamba/Tanya Sealy, Death Adder/Roland Burroughs, Sidewinder/Seth Voelker), Skrulls, Slayback,
Swarm (Fritz Von Meyer), Taskmaster, Tater Pud, Thanos, Tiger Shark (Todd Arliss), Tyrak, Whirlwind (David Cannon), Wrecking Crew (Bulldozer/Henry Camp, Piledriver/Brian
Calusky, Thunderball/Elliot Franklin, Wrecker/Dirk Garthwaite), Xlyym, Yandroth, Zapata
Brothers (Gus Zapata, Rigo Zapata)
formerly Lava Men, Masters of the Mental Arts (Christopher Ganyrog, Romantic Objective Pamela, others), the Order (Doctor Strange/Steven Strange, Hulk/Bruce Banner, Namor, Silver Surfer/Norrin Radd)
Known Relatives: Diane Arliss-Newell (wife), Lisa Newell (daughter), Thomas "Tommy" Newell (son), unborn child, Aldera "Ali" Newell (sister), Todd Arliss (Tiger Shark, brother-in-law)
Aliases: Deadpool, Sir Devilfish, "Menacing Human Manta" (called by Namor), "Sea Cow" (called by firemen),
Base of Operations: Newell family apartment, New York City, New York;
formerly Point Men headquarters, Hawaii;
formerly Camp Hammond, Stamford, Connecticut;
formerly Captain America's secret Anti-Reg headquarters, New York;
formerly Hydropolis/Aquaria in the former domed research station of Dr Dorcas, Atlantic Ocean;
formerly Newell family home, Boston;
formerly Newell Oceanographic Institute, Florida;
formerly Hydrobase, Atlantic Ocean;
formerly Gloucester, Massachusetts (place of birth)
First Appearance: (Newell) Tales to Astonish I#95/2 (September, 1967); (Stingray) Sub-Mariner I#19 (November, 1969)
Powers/Abilities: Walter Newell does not
possess any known superhuman abilities. A man of exceptional
intelligence, Newell is an extremely knowledgeable oceanographer, an
accomplished scientific researcher and a gifted inventor, specializing
in aquatic applications technologies. He is particularly gifted in the
design and construction of submersible vehicles and undersea
architecture. Newell's armored Stingray suit grants him exceptional
physical powers, endurance and flight through glider wings. The suit is
built to operate effectively under water and comes with electricity
The suit is a reinforced, armored exoskeleton of super-hard artificial cartilage with electrically powered, plastic-based, muscle-like tissue. This armor enhances Newell's strength to superhuman levels, sufficient to lift up to 20 tons. The armor also enhances his agility and reflexes to athlete levels, augments his speed and stamina to peak human levels, and grants him significantly enhanced durability. The suit's exterior is dense enough to stop bullets at close range, though the impact of the ballistics can still hurt him (a close-range head shot once gave him a concussion). Backup systems within the armor can repair minor damages, though the armor needs to remain inert for a few moments during this process. The armor is controlled through a network of sensors close to the skin that follow and amplify the wearer's bodily motions via negative feedback control with the aid of an onboard computer system. The suit is powered by a small, nuclear-powered thermoelectric generator capable of normal operation for several years before needing servicing.
The Stingray armor is equipped with an oxygen-diffusing system that provides its wearer with breathable air almost indefinitely. Two pairs of mini-turbine impellers located underneath the suit's wings can propel Stingray through the water at high speeds. At the time of the suit's last known upgrade, it could travel at a rate of 60 knots (roughly 52 mph) on its low-power setting. The suit's current top speed is as yet unrecorded. The suit's propulsion is strong enough that it can maintain high speeds even if the wearer is carrying over 500 pounds of additional mass. Able to withstand tons of water pressure, the armor can dive at least 1200 feet without compromising its structural integrity. The suit's aerodynamic wings also enable the wearer to glide through air for short distances.
An electrical discharge device built into Stingray's exoskeleton can emit up to 20,000 volts through air (up to 30 feet) or through water (up to 10 feet), rendering the average healthy male unconscious for about 2 hours. The armor has an internal sonar system and other sensors enabling its wearer to scan its surroundings and track various targets - for instance, a program enabling Newell to analyze and follow the ripple effect left behind by a particular quarry. The suit's mask is sometimes equipped with a special amplifier enabling Stingray's voice to be heard clearly underwater, and the mask's interior features a computerized heads-up display that updates the wearer on the status of the armor's various systems. Newell wears a modified wetsuit beneath the armor and carries a short-term oxygen mask, enabling him to function underwater for brief periods without the armor if necessary.
Newell's undersea community Hydropolis is s sealed ecosystem covering over six acres and capable of supporting air-breathing life forms, including up to 500 varieties of plants, animals and insects. The porous thermal glass of its protective biosphere maximizes heat obtained from minimal sunlight, though geothermal vents and tidal generators supply most of the facility's energy. Hydropolis recreates multiple distinct environmental habitats from the world's various ecosystems. Newell's huge ocean vessel Hydrobase can link up with Hydropolis, enabling the movement of people and materials from one structure to the other.
Weight: 200 lbs.
(Tales to Astonish I#95/2 (fb) - BTS) - Dr. Walter Newell was an exceptionally intelligent scientific researcher, employed by the US government. In an effort to supply both food and minerals for an already over-populated world Newell designed an experimental domed undersea city. Newell also created a special saucer-like submarine with windows made of ultra-polystyrene through which people could enter and exit.
(Tales to Astonish I#95/2 (fb) - BTS) - Newell had sent out a repair-crew to fix a problem to the outer side of the dome.
(Tales to Astonish I#95/2) - When Namor and Lady Dorma stumbled upon the domed city, the hot-headed Namor felt Newell's creation was a hostile intrusion of the Atlantean waters and attacked the repair-crew. Receiving this news Newell hastily made his way to the scene in his special saucer-submarine but was also attacked by Namor while Dorma merely watched disapproving of Namor's actions. Newell used the saucer's speaker system to explain there was no reason for an attack and invited Namor inside to meet with him. He introduced himself and explained the purpose of the dome-city which calmed Namor somewhat. Newell even proposed a peaceful cultural exchange between humans and the Atlanteans but Namor refused to condone or participate in his project. Before Newell or Namor could act, the domed city was suddenly attacked by the Plunderer. The pirate-like criminal only wanted to loot the city, but because he wrecked the dome the place started to flood. Newell's thoughts were with the people living and working inside the city dome and quickly signaled one of the nearby ships to rescue them. Namor went after the Plunderer, while Newell went after Dorma who had also gotten herself in trouble outside. Newell put on a diving suit and rescued her, thus earning Namor's gratitude. In the aftermath, Newell said goodbye to Namor and Dorma, wishing them the best and hoping to meet them again.
(Sub-Mariner I#16 (fb) - BTS) - Newell was assigned to a marine expedition tasked to search the ocean floor for mineral deposits. The crew eventually came across a downed Nazi submarine. Upon entering the U-boat, divers recovered ship's logs from 1945 that told of a deadly, long-lived virus the Nazi's had intended to unleash upon the US. There had been two subs bound for the United States, carrying the virus inside special torpedoes. Newell set out to locate the second sub with his saucer ships. However, one of them got stuck in a trench.
(Sub-Mariner I#16) - Newell was surprised to find the saucer and its crew were rescued by Namor and Dorma. He went out to greet them above deck. Still recognizing Newell from their previous encounter, Namor and Dorma boarded the ship and explained he needed to leave the area for his and the crew's safety. When Newell told him of the Nazi virus, Namor realized he had already come across the second Nazi-sub, telling Newell it was stuck inside the mysterious Sargasso. In this strange, mist-hidden place shipwrecked seamen could live forever as Mist-Men, provided they didn't leave the mists. Namor took it on himself to enter the Sargasso and find the craft by himself, but Newell and Dorma decided to follow the head-strong monarch inside a special submarine.
(Sub-Mariner I#16 - BTS) - In the meantime, Namor's enemy Tiger Shark had also been caught in the Sargasso where he convinced the Mist-Men to follow him outside of the mists (none of them apparently aware of the fact that leaving the Sargasso would be fatal). He only needed a way to open the jungle weeds covering the sea surface.
(Sub-Mariner I#16) - The Mist-Men managed to grab a hold of Newell and Dorma and threatened to kill them if they wouldn't help them get out of the mists, knowing what would happen if they did Namor approved. Newell, now back in his sub, opened a way through the seaweed from which the trapped ships from all centuries managed to steer out of the mists. Now outside of the Sargasso's life-prolonging mists, all ships began to rot and sank, just as the crews grew old and died. With only a few of the Nazis still alive Tiger Shark ordered them to fire the virus torpedo. Figuring only an explosion could destroy the virus and save Earth, Newell decided to sacrifice his life and steered his ship into the torpedo's path. Newell seemingly died in the explosion.
(Sub-Mariner I#19 (fb) - BTS) - Somehow surviving the Sargasso explosion, Newell decided to develop a sub-sea outfit designed for deep sea exploration. He decided to give himself the codename Stingray, because some of the suit's designs had been based on manta rays.
(Sub-Mariner I#19 (fb) - BTS) - The US government strong-armed Newell into helping them, threatening to cut funding to his sub-sea projects if he didn't bring in Namor. The Sub-Mariner had been falsely deemed responsible for causing giant water funnels, which were actually caused by Dynorr the Stalker of the alien Alpha Centaurians. Newell was appointed a federal agent and was briefed by government official Edgar Benton who had already decided Namor was guilty. While receiving his orders, Newell also first met his future wife Diane Arliss who turned out to be the sister of Tiger Shark.
(Sub-Mariner I#19) - After locating Namor, Newell's team managed to trap the sea prince in a fishing net while Newell suited up in his Stingray armor. Making his debut as Stingray, Newell managed to quickly knock out Namor using his armor's bio-electric blasts. He brought the sea prince aboard his ship where Namor was strapped to a table and placed under intense heat lamps which severely weakened him. When he finally awoke, Namor was met by Newell, Diane and Benton. Shocked to learn his friend had survived the Sargasso incident, Namor was furious his friend had turned against him, not believing Walter's claims that he had his best interests at heart. Unbeknownst to Newell, Benton had tipped off the Daily Bugle and held a press conference upon their return to the surface world. Enraged to see Benton parade around the captured Sub-Mariner like a stuffed fish, Newell donned his Stingray armor to get the intrusive reporters to back off. He then revealed his secret identity to the press, claiming to be ashamed to be part of the human race. Although he didn't dare go against Benton's orders, he still hoped Namor would realize he was his friend, although the Atlantean prince didn't so much as blink at him. That very night Namor managed to escape and Newell was ordered to bring him back in. As Stingray, he located Namor in a sewer tunnel. The ensuing fight was so intense, it threatened to collapse the Brooklyn Bridge the tunnel was located under. Forced to work together to save lives, Namor and Stingray fixed the damage they'd caused. After successfully securing the bridge's safety, Stingray helped Namor reach the surface and vowed to stop attacking him.
(Sub-Mariner I#26) - Walter and Diane Arliss continued to work together. After spending the night working on a new type of capsule, Newell said goodbye to her. As he left, he couldn't help but hope that next time they'd be having dinner by candle light instead of working.
(Sub-Mariner I#27 - BTS) - On Diane's request, Newell provided Namor with a fake passport, allowing the Sub-Mariner to set up a trap for the almighty Kraken.
(Sub-Mariner I#31) - A group of rogue Atlanteans sent by Attuma had captured Diane Arliss and the passengers of a luxury pleasure cruise she happened to be on. The Atlanteans claimed they were acting on Namor's orders. Afraid this might mean Namor had returned to his old ways, Walter set out as Stingray to discover the truth. Making his way to the scene underwater, he discovered a downed sub at the bottom of the ocean. Checking to see if anyone needed help, he discovered the Inhuman Triton aboard who revealed he was also looking for Namor. Just then Namor revealed his presence and attacked Stingray and Triton, incorrectly assuming they had teamed up to capture him. Their fight was cut short when they were all trapped inside a giant fishing net, courtesy of Attuma. The barbarian leader and his lackey Saru-San revealed they had kidnapped the humans to help build him an Earth-borer which he planned to use to destroy Manhattan. As for Namor, Stingray and Triton, they were to fight each other to the death in an arena for Attuma's pleasure. Understandably unenthusiastic about this prospect, the heroes freed themselves by quickly running in circles, whipping up a ferocious whirlpool that destroyed the force field keeping them prisoner. Stingray, Triton and Namor joined forces to defeat Attuma and his troops. Afterwards, Stingray took Diane and all other human prisoners back to the surface.
(Sub-Mariner I#39) - When Diane Arliss came across a newspaper article that might indicate Namor's father Leonard McKenzie could still be alive, she and Walter sought out Namor to inform him of her find. After reviewing the paper, Namor immediately flew off, determined to find his father.
(Sub-Mariner I#41) - Walter and Diane travelled to Washington in an attempt to arrange amnesty for Namor. They went to see Senator Winters, hoping he would be open to the cause because of his interest in ecology and preserving the environment. Winters agreed that Namor could be a huge force for the ecological-survival "war", however he was unsure amnesty was in the cards and even proposing it would mean certain political suicide if it failed. Still, Winters promised Walter and Diane to help. After leaving the senator's offices, Walter revealed to Diane that he knew she was in love with Namor, reminding her nothing could come of it. After all, Namor was still searching for his father and hunting for Llyra (who had killed Dorma). Diane apologized for being so transparent, admitting she felt lost and helpless.
(Sub-Mariner I#42) - On the flight out of Washington, Walter talked some more to Diane about her feelings for Namor, comforting her to the best of his abilities.
(Sub-Mariner I#43) - Determined to help Namor find his father, Walter and Diane visited the New York Public Library to find clues to Leonard McKenzie's whereabouts. During the search, Walter grew afraid that whatever romance there might have been between him and Diane would be gone when she would go to Namor's arms.
(Sub-Mariner I#44 (fb) - BTS) - Walter and Diane discovered a Boston address for McKenzie in old merchant marine records. They decided to check out this lead.
(Sub-Mariner I#44) - After arriving at Boston International Airport an alarm was issued that the harbor had been declared a disaster area (Namor was fighting Johnny Storm the Human Torch). Afraid what Namor would think if he saw the two of them together, Walter quickly hailed a cab and told Diane to go straight to the hotel while he checked out McKenzie's address himself.
(Sub-Mariner I#44 - BTS) - Complying with Walter at first, Diane had second thoughts when she was in the cab. She told the driver to take her as close to the harbor as possible.
(Sub-Mariner I#44) - Arriving at McKenzie's home, Walter was met by a caretaker who tried to hide the Captain's identity, Walter however recognized the Captain and questioned the caretaker. She then revealed she had tried to keep his real identity a secret from reporters that used to come and ask the captain about this ship he had lost. Walter promised to leave McKenzie alone for now but assured the woman he would return. Meanwhile at the waterfront Diane met with Johnny Storm who decided to take her with him to Namor.
(Sub-Mariner I#45 (fb) - BTS) - Some time later, both Diane and Captain McKenzie were captured by Namor's archenemy Llyra as part of her latest scheme.
(Sub-Mariner I#45) - When Diane wasn't at the hotel, Walter went to the local police station to report her as missing. The police didn't want to help because they were already dealing with several weird reports that were coming in. While overhearing the officer's phone call, Newell learned that several people were transported out of a building by a type of flying saucer. After the address was mentioned, Newell recognized it as McKenzie's. Walter rushed to the McKenzie residence to find his caretaker Sara in a state of shock, after learning the story, Walter knew Tiger Shark was involved and prepared to don his Stingray armor to rescue Diane and McKenzie. Unbeknownst to Walter, Diane was released from imprisonment so she could lure Namor to them with the knowledge his father was still alive.
(Sub-Mariner I#46) - After returning to his hotel Newell decided to try and save Namor's life as Stingray. Convinced the flying saucer that kidnapped Leonard belonged to Llyra, he took to the skies. Sometime later Stingray successfully located Llyra's saucer underwater. He managed to board it, but by doing so the hull was opened and the saucer began to flood. Namor who had been imprisoned with his father was replenished by the water that flooded the saucer and managed to break free. But when Leonard McKenzie attacked Llyra to prevent her from shooting his son, Tiger Shark threw a wrench at McKenzie's head. While Llyra and Tiger Shark fled, McKenzie spoke some last words to his son before dying after which Namor and Stingray left the sunken saucer.
(Sub-Mariner I#47) - Three days after the incident Walter and Diane attended the funeral and burial of Captain Leonard McKenzie.
(Incredible Hulk II#221 - BTS) - Newell named his ship the Lady Diane.
(Incredible Hulk II#221 (fb)) - Newell and his crew set out on an oceanographic charting voyage when they came across the shipwrecked Bruce Banner, who was lost at sea following the Hulk's defeat of Captain Barracuda. Unaware Banner was the Hulk, Newell had him brought aboard the Lady Diane and set course for New York City.
(Incredible Hulk II#221) - When Banner regained consciousness, Newell introduced himself and explained how they had found him. Banner decided to hide his true identity, claiming he was Bruce Roberts. Newell then told him they were close to New York. Banner didn't want to be checked in with the harbormaster, fearing it would alert the authorities. He left the ship as soon as it arrived in the harbor. Newell wasn't pleased when he found his guest had bolted. To make matters worse, his crewman Frank handed him a copy of Scientific Weekly that had Banner on the cover. Realizing who "Bruce Roberts" really was, Walter concluded he'd just let the Hulk loose in Manhattan. Feeling responsible, he set out as Stingray to make sure Banner would get out of the city. Tracing Banner, he found him in a cab. Newell failed to convince Banner to leave, only angering him in the process. Bruce lunged for Newell, who was forced to use his electric blaster on him. This turned Banner into the Hulk. Rather than flee, Walter felt he could maybe take him on only to be quickly defeated. Hulk was about to smash Stingray's head in when he was stopped by one of his friends who pleaded with him not to kill Stingray. Hulk dropped Stingray and left. Feeling guilty for making Banner lose control, Stingray decided not to pursue him.
(Defenders I#62) - Tempted by Dollar Bill's TV special on the exploits of the Defenders, Stingray decided he wanted to join the team and travelled to their Long Island headquarters. There, he learned he was only one of twenty other heroes who'd come to apply for membership. The Defenders had mixed feeling about the situation. Nighthawk was furious, while Hellcat thought it was great. While they were debating, Stingray and some of the others impetuously voted Hercules their leader because of his extensive heroic experiences. Some time later, Stingray and the others were served coffee by Valkyrie and Hulk that was so offensively strong and disgusting he had to throw his away. He was also relieved the Hulk didn't recognize him from their previous dust up, though he eventually joined some other heroes who had decided the Hulk was really a menace that should be contained.
(Defenders I#63) - Iron Man arrived right in the middle of the big fight against the Hulk. The Avenger had come to report that several super powered criminals had declared themselves Defenders as well and gone on a rampage. To cease the fighting Hercules grabbed a tree, hurling it at the heroes to give them pause. Once cooler heads had prevailed, several teams were formed to face the criminals. Stingray joined Valkyrie's squad comprised of the Falcon, Turbo, Prowler and Jack of Hearts.
(Defenders I#64) - Meeting up with Nighthawk, whose squad had already left without him, the team prepared to attack the "evil Defenders", a group of villains led by Libra, who Nighthawk's squad had battled earlier. Just as the criminals had stolen the Staten Island Ferry to make their escape, Stingray and the others set down on them. While fighting the villains, Valkyrie suddenly became unwell fighting Joe the Gorilla as her sense of reality was distorted. Seeing nothing but Asgardian trolls she went into a frenzy and attacked hero and villain alike. With a mighty blow heroes like Stingray and the villains were hurled into the air. It was Nighthawk who managed to calm the Asgardian down. Fed up with all the craziness, Stingray reconsidered wanting to become a Defender and went home.
(Marvel Two-in-One#64 (fb) - BTS ) - Namor contacted Newell for help. He had recently defeated Dr. Hydro who had turned a large group of humans into amphibians. Unable to restore these so-called Hydro-Men himself, the Sub-Mariner asked for Newell's aid. Walter vowed to do everything he could.
(Marvel Two-in-One#64) - Newell took Dr. Henry Croft, one of the Hydro-Men to meet with Reed Richards of the Fantastic Four. Richards was intrigued by Croft's condition and offered to help. After some testing, Richards concluded the Inhumans' mutagenic Terrigen Mist was behind the transformation. Reed sent the Thing to accompany Croft and Newell on their way to the Inhumans so they could examine Croft themselves. On board the FF's Pogo Plane, Newell suddenly noticed a suspicious looking oil rig. Familiar with the area's surroundings Newell was positive there were no oil deposits there. The team decided to land in the waters for a closer look. Quickly donning his Stingray costume he helped the Thing reach the rig, but before they could climb aboard the structure suddenly began to quake. With an underwater explosion causing a dangerous situation, the heroes decided to intervene, but after securing the rig Stingray and the Thing were attacked by the rig's workforce. After knocking them out, Stingray was suddenly attacked by the Serpent Squad who were sent by Roxxon to retrieve the ancient Serpent Crown (the mystical artifact had been lost at sea, the rig was used as a base of operations to locate it). With Stingray defeated they turned their sights on the Thing.
(Marvel Two-in-One#65) - While Anaconda fought the Thing the other members of the Serpent Squad threatened to kill the unconscious Stingray, thus forcing the FF'er to surrender. The heroes were cleverly chained together at opposite sides of a support beam. If the Thing wanted to break free, he'd be tearing Stingray apart in the process. The Serpents continued their search for the Serpent Crown while Dr. Croft, still aboard the Pogo Plane, put out an SOS distress call. As night fell, Thing and Stingray were freed by Triton. Thing returned the still unconscious Stingray to the Pogo Plane while he and Triton went out to deal with the Serpent Squad. After a while, Stingray joined them but they failed to prevent Sidewinder from escaping with the Serpent Crown in a submarine.
(Marvel Two-in-One#66) - The group of heroes regrouped at the Pogo Plane to decide on their next move. Triton and Dr. Croft left for Attilan while Thing and Stingray continued their search for Sidewinder and the Serpent Crown. The Thing tried contacting his teammates but instead got Agatha Harkness on the videophone. Learning they sought the Serpent Crown convinced the old witch they needed the aid of her old pupil the Scarlet Witch and made the necessary arrangements. The Scarlet Witch sensed the crown was in Washington D.C. and met Thing and Stingray on site. Together, the heroes hastened to the Capitol Building and stumbled upon Hugh Jones, former director of Roxxon Oil, now in possession of two Serpent Crowns. Jones thought of himself as the high apostle of Set and had gathered ethereal manifestations of every being who had ever worn one of the crowns. Stingray and the Thing fought the manifestations with all their might while Wanda battled Jones on the psychic plane. In a last effort to defeat Jones, Wanda stopped struggling and allowed herself to be swallowed whole. This distracted Jones long enough for Thing to yank the crown off his head. The insidious artifact then whispered its way into Ben's mind, telling him to put it on. Thing resisted the urges, wrapping it in plywood for safekeeping. Thinking the immediate threat was over, the heroes went their separate ways.
(Marvel Two-in-One#71 (fb) - BTS) - While taking marine specimens as Stingray, Newell noticed the Fantastic Four's ship landing on Hydrobase. He decided to meet with them.
(Marvel Two-in-One#71) - Stingray made his way to greet the Fantastic Four's Reed Richards and the Thing who had brought the cured Dr. Croft and the Inhumans. They had created a special anti-Terrigen machine that Thing and Stingray guarded while Reed held a meeting to inform the Hydro-Men of the process. The cure could only be administered to one person at a time, causing the heroes to grow bored pretty quickly. They decided to play some football outside to amuse themselves. While Stingray and Karnak took on Thing and Gorgon they failed to notice how Maelstrom's minions arose from the sea. They had come to steal the anti-Terrigen compound. Mr. Fantastic was unable to stop the villains, though his struggle caught the attention of Stingray and the others. Stingray took on the high flying Helio who was holding the compound, but proved unable to withstand the vortex he had whipped up. As the heroes continued to fight Maelstrom's minions, Stingray woke up in time to prevent Phobos from fleeing. Even though they'd captured their opponents, none of the heroes noticed the canister containing the compound was lost at sea.
(Avengers I#262 (fb) - BTS) - Because of an obscure maritime salvage law, Newell received ownership of Hydrobase, the former home of the so-called Hydro-Men. Newell used the huge floating island ship to house his oceanographic research and set up a home with Diane who had finally reciprocated his feelings<./font>
(Marvel Two-in-One#74) - Diane Arliss and Walter Newell attended the annual Baxter Building Christmas party where they met people like Jeannine O'Connel, Quasar (Vaughn), Gilbert Vaughn, Alicia Masters, Willie Lumpkin, Lorrie Melton, Namorita and Aquarian.
(Contest of Champions I#1) - Stingray and most of Earth's heroes were abducted by the Grandmaster and a being known only as the "Unknown" (actually Mistress Death). They were brought together in an alien looking arena. Socializing, Stingray encountered Namor and Triton. Namor wanted to query Dr. Strange about their current whereabouts. Soon afterwards, Grandmaster and the Unknown appeared to the heroes and told them what was going on. Recently, the Grandmaster's fellow Elder of the Universe the Collector had died. Grandmaster sought to remedy this by daring the Unknown into a game. Should he win, the Collector would be brought back to life. Both players each picked twelve heroes to battle on their behalf. Stingray was left out of the competition. In battles of three, the chosen heroes had to fight over pieces of the 'Golden Globe of Life'. Whoever collected the most was the winner.
(Contest of Champions I#2 - BTS) - Stingray and all other heroes who didn't take part in the cosmic competition remained captured while the chosen ones fought over the Golden Globe of Life pieces.
(Contest of Champions I#3 - BTS) - When all twelve participants had returned, it seemed the Grandmaster's team had won three Golden Life Pieces, while the Unknown only had one. Promising to never use the denizens of Earth in his games again, the Grandmaster claimed his prize. However, all the heroes were shocked to see the Unknown revealed as Death itself. The embodiment of lifelessness held her end of the bargain and restored the Collector. However, the universe survives by balance so for any one life force to return, another should be taken. That's why the Grandmaster gave up his life to make sure his "brother" lived. Death then departed, taking the Collector with her. In the aftermath, all the summoned heroes were returned to wherever they were prior to the contest.
(Incredible Hulk II#279) - When the Hulk received a full presidential pardon, Stingray joined the celebration.
(Avengers I#262 (fb) - BTS) - Walter and Diane allowed Namor, outcast by his people, to stay on Hydrobase. Walter and Diane had problems of their own, though. They had been funding the operating costs of Hydrobase through a grant from the Pacifica Institute of Technology. When it ran out, they were forced to look into other sources of income (see comments).
(Avengers I#262) - Walter and Diane went out to sea on their cruiser to test the Stingray suit's improved propulsion unit. Afterwards, Diane pointed out an article in the Daily Bugle that mentioned the F.A.A.'s ruling preventing the Avengers from launching their Quintjets from their Manhattan headquarters. Realizing this might solve their financial problems, the Newells sent the Avengers a letter offering to rent them part of Hydrobase as a private airfield and hangar for their aircraft. A few days later, the Avengers dropped by and checked out the facilities. Their tour was briefly interrupted when Namor arrived and an altercation broke out between him and Hercules. Afterwards, the Newells threw an impromptu sea food barbecue to celebrate the Avengers accepting their offer.
(Avengers I#267 - BTS) - The Avengers began work on an underground shuttle service connecting their headquarters to Hydrobase so they could quickly reach their Quinjets.
(Incredible Hulk II#321 - BTS) - Stingray was contacted by Jarvis who informed him She-Hulk was on her way to Hydrobase to get a Quinjet. She-Hulk hoped to reason with the Hulk, who was separated from Banner and fighting the Avengers.
(Iron Man I#226) - Having read about Iron Man's recent attacks on armor wearers Newell expected to get a visit from him. And when Newell was contacted by Iron Man he changed into his Stingray armor, afraid things would get rough. As Stingray, Newell set out to meet with Iron Man, unaware he was only trying to destroy any stolen Stark tech. Stingray explained his armor was government property and could therefore not hand it over to him. Iron Man wouldn't hear any of it and attacked Stingray, who dove into the water. Iron Man chased Stingray across the ocean floor, finally knocking him out with his storage pods. However, when he put the Stark tech destroying negator pack on Stingray, nothing happened which meant he hadn't stolen from him. Remorseful, Stark helped Stingray get back on dry land. Without offering any real apology Iron Man left. Newell contacted the government to explain the situation, which eventually led to the government wanting to shut Iron Man down.
(Iron Man I#227 - BTS) - When the West Coast Avengers demanded an explanation from Stark about his recent actions, he admitted going after Stingray was an honest mistake he regretted. Sometime later even Nick Fury of SHIELD contacted Tony Stark to tell him the fight against Stingray, an elite government agent, had made Iron Man one of the world's top crooks.
(Avengers I#278 - BTS) - Following the Masters of Evil's devastating attack on Avengers Mansion, the Wasp moved the Avengers to Hydrobase where they set up a new headquarters.
(Avengers I#287 - BTS) - The Avengers returned to Hydrobase with the inert form of the Awesome Android which they kept in storage elsewhere on the island.
(Avengers I#289) - Hydrobase came under attack from Heavy Metal, a group of robots led by the Super-Adaptoid who had come to take on the Avengers and reactivate the Awesome Android. Though not an Avenger, Newell joined the fray as Stingray to prevent the fight from tearing down his home. He went after Machine Man, unaware X-51 actually wanted to double-cross the Adaptoid. He shocked Machine Man into submission with his electricity, but X-51 continued to function. He persuaded Stingray of his good intentions and the two set out to defeat the Super-Adaptoid. After gaining access to the main computer banks both Stingray and Machine Man were easily defeated by the Adaptoid. The Super-Adaptoid managed to summon the cosmic entity Kubik (formerly the Cosmic Cube created by AIM before it gained sentience and evolved). The Adaptoid rapidly replicated Kubik's cosmic might and appearance.
(Avengers I#290) - The Avengers regrouped in the main computer banks just as the Super-Adaptoid had announced himself the master of all reality. Meanwhile Stingray still lay unconscious in a corner. The Super-Adaptoid's plans to replace every human on Earth with a replica of himself were eventually stopped by the arrival of the Captain (Steve Rogers) who fought the Adaptoid long enough for Kubik and the Avengers to end the threat.
(Thor I#390) - Stingray and the Avengers witnessed the arrival of Thor on Hydrobase, who bellowed the "Avengers Assemble" cry to announce his return from his space travels. The Captain (Steve Rogers) then ordered the Avengers to cleaning away the debris caused by their battle with the Super-Adaptoid. After cleaning some of the debris Stingray and the other Avengers went off to enjoy some downtime.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#53/3) - While diving in the waters surrounding the Newell Oceanographic Institute with Diane, the pair was attacked by two great white sharks. After easily beating the predators, they returned to the Institute to find one of the Guardsmen of the superhuman prison the Vault had arrived. The Guardsman explains how Stingray's brother-in-law Tiger Shark had fallen unconscious in his prison and was unable to awake (in reality Tiger Shark had slowed down his metabolism like a shark hoping it would help him get out). He was brought to Newell in the hopes he could restore the villain. After hours of running research, Stingray seemed to be getting nowhere and left the room to get some coffee. Feeling this was the right time to strike, Tiger Shark woke himself up, knocked the Guardsman unconscious and took his sister Diane hostage.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#54/3) - Confronting Tiger Shark, Stingray tried to persuade the villain to release Diane, reminding him she was his sister. Diane wouldn't hear any of it as he was Tiger Shark and not Todd Arliss anymore. After the two fought Tiger Shark finally beat Stingray and left with his hostage, leaving Stingray unconscious on the floor. When Stingray finally regained consciousness he first saved the fallen Guardsman. After he had put the man on life-support he made his way towards the waters in the hopes of tracking down Diane.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#55/3) - After fending off an attack from a giant squid he finally found the location Tiger Shark had brought Diane to, a cave that had posed as the old headquarters of the deceased Doctor Dorcas (the man responsible for Tiger Shark's transformation). Stingray and Tiger Shark fought again, their battle caused the cave's support walls to give in. The following collapse seemingly trapped Diane.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#56/3) - Desperately trying to move the rubble, Stingray once again tried to appeal to Tiger Shark's human side, hoping he would help. The villain merely laughed at Stingray's plight and fled the scene. After Stingray's electro-bolts had run out the hero tried to dig Diane free with his bare hands until his gloves had worn through, leaving his fingers raw and bleeding. When all hope seemed lost Tiger Shark reemerged from the waters to help Stingray lift the boulders. After making their way through the debris the pair found Diane unconscious under a large pillar that had protected her from being crushed during the cave-in. Using their super strength the two lifted the pillar and rescued her. But some of the debris had activated the cave's automated self-destruct. Recognizing the alarm Tiger Shark helped the pair reach the waters while he held up the pillar to keep everything from going off prematurely. After safely reaching the waters Stingray and Diane watched as the cave was destroyed and with no sign of Tiger Shark they presumed he had perished.
(Iron Man I#229 (fb) - BTS) - Iron Man remembered how he had fought Stingray.
(Iron Man I#233 (fb) - BTS) - The Iron Man/Stingray fight was part of a news story covered by Eyewitness News 8.
(Thor Annual#14/5 (fb) ) - Uatu the Watcher remembered how Stingray, the Scarlet Witch and the Thing had come to Washington to put an end to Roxxon's plans with the Serpent Crown.
(Avengers I#311 - BTS) - As part of the Acts of Vengeance, Doctor Doom had an army of Killer Robots attack Hydrobase (now known as Avengers Island). The unrelenting automatons caused Hydrobase to sink.
(Captain America#365 - BTS) - Stingray returned home to find Hydrobase had sunk. He was joined by Captain America and Quasar to spearhead the salvage operation.
(Quasar#5) - After working through the night, Stingray and Quasar still had only managed to safeguard a tenth of the contents of the team's headquarters. After they finished bringing their latest load to the surface in the morning hours, Stingray signaled to Quasar that it was time to call it a night. They returned back to the towboat they'd been storing the retrieved items on where Stingray thanked the young hero for his assistance. Newell figured that without Quasar's Quantum Bands energy bracelets, it would have taken them days to get all the work done. They then shared a contemplative moment, agreeing that the sinking of the island felt like the passing of an era. Stingray expressed further remorse over losing Hydrobase, especialy since he was its caretaker. Quasar then said goodbye to Newell, telling him to remind Captain America he could always contact him if needed.
(Avengers Spotlight#27/2) - Stingray was still salvaging parts of the sunken Hydrobase, while he worked underwater other reserve Avengers; Firebird, Hellcat, Black Widow and Moondragon worked on land. Stingray suddenly noticed the former Avengers lab where they had kept the Heavy Metal robots in stasis. However all of them seemed to have been re-activated and escaped. Deciding it would be best to alert the others, Stingray sent out a distress call just when the reactivated Awesome Android grabbed him from behind. Surfacing with Stingray in his claws the Awesome Android flew towards the other Avengers and engaged them. With Moondragon rescuing the unconscious Stingray, the other Avengers fought the android with all their might. In the end, the added firepower from Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau) secured their victory.
(Avengers I#319 - BTS) - When the Peace Corps, a terrorist group led by general major Illyich Prokvitch, hijacked the British nuclear submarine Watermine, the United Kingdom reached out to the United States for help. The government in turn alerted the Avengers. With Namor and Thor unavailable to aid them on their mission Captain America decided to call in the aid of Stingray. Even though he wasn't an official Avenger they needed someone with his underwater capabilities and experience.
(Avengers I#319 (fb) - BTS) - Walter Newell was working at O.M.I.T., at Groton Laboratories in Connecticut when Avengers support staffer Peggy Carter called him to request his assistance. Changing into his Stingray gear, he rendezvoused with the team in their Quinjet bound for the Waterwind's location. En route, he briefed them on the Waterwind's specs. Stingray assured the Avengers that the Quinjet was far more advanced than the submarine detection systems, insuring they never saw them coming.
(Avengers I#319) - By the time the Avengers caught up with the Waterwind, they found the submarine under attack by the People's Protectorate (called in because the Peace Corps consisted of Soviet citizens). While the Avengers intervened, Stingray decided to stay clear of the fight. Instead, he infiltrated the Waterwind itself in an attempt to disable its torpedo launchers. Before he was able to find a way in, he was caught in the blast wave created by a contingent of Atlanteans led by Merrano, Orka and Tyrak. They attacked because the fight had spilled onto Atlantean sovereign land. Knocked silly by the impact, Stingray was unable to fight the current.
(Avengers I#320) - After recovering from the explosion, Stingray briefly joined the Avengers and the People's Protectorate in their fight against the Atlantean forces. However, when he spotted the Waterwind trying to get away, he once again decided to shift his attention to getting on board instead of fighting a group of people simply protecting their war-ravaged land. Stingray easily gained access to the Waterwind by entering through its aft torpedo tube. Even though he felt out of his element as an oceanographer, Stingray managed to free the British sailors trapped below decks in their quarters. He even signaled Captain America, informing him of his location before the Peace Corps discovered him and cut off the signal. Because the Waterwind had suffered damage, the Peace Corps was forced to resurface at the nearest land mass to make repairs. Coming up at Conception Bay, Newfoundland the Peace Corps brought the sailors and Stingray above deck even as a fight between Strokov and Prokvitch broke out over the leadership of the group. Just then, the Avengers and the People's Protectorate arrived on the scene. The Peace Corps used the sailors and Stingray as hostages, demanding access to Conception Bay's maritime facilities and threatening to kill a hostage every five minutes until their demands were met. When Captain America announced they wouldn't negotiate until the hostages were freed and the Waterwind's nuclear arsenal was disarmed the annoyed Prokvitch shot the unsuspecting Stingray in the head with his gun. Even as the seemingly deceased Newell fell, Canada's superhero team Alpha Flight arrived on the scene.
(Avengers I#321 - BTS) - The bullet had deflected off of Stingray's pressurized suit, protecting Newell from serious harm. He remained knocked out for the duration of the Avengers, Alpha Flight and the People Protectorate's dealings with the Peace Corps. In order to save the lives of the remaining hostages, the heroes agreed to the Corps' terms and guided them into one of Conception Bay's maritime facilities. There, a contingent of heroes infiltrated the ship, quickly defeating the Soviet terrorists only to find Prokvitch and Strokov had cybernetically attached themselves to the submarine's nuclear arsenal. They could now detonate the torpedos with a single thought.
(Avengers I#322 - BTS) - Stingray remained out of commission while the heroes dealt with two separate threats. Inside the Waterwind, Captain America, Red Guardian, Vision and Vostok tried to reason with Strokov and Prokvitch while looking for a way to disable their connection to the deadly missiles. The heroes waiting outside had to deal with the Atlanteans forces who had followed them to settle the score. While the fight raged outside, the actions of the heroes inside the Waterwind failed to sever the link Strokov and Prokvitch had established, inadvertently activating a failsafe mechanism that caused the Waterwind's entire nuclear payload to explode.
(Avengers I#323 (fb) - BTS) - With mere seconds to act, Alpha Flight's Shaman used his medicine pouch to swallow the radioactive force blast, as well as most of St. John's Bay including all the heroes and villains. Due to the unpredictable nature of Sarcee magic, everyone was divided across four separate dimensional planes inside Shaman's pouch. The recovered Stingray found himself in a scorching desert environment along with Guardian (Heather Hudson), the rapidly dehydrating Meranno and dozens of Newfoundlanders.
(Avengers I#323) - Despite his concussion, Stingray tried his best to support the weakened Merrano while Guardian attempted to find a way out of the devastating sandstorms. Just then, she was telepathically contacted by Fantasma. The People's Protectorate telepath had contacted Shaman, who was still on Earth trying to hold everything inside his pouch. She had learned where everyone else was and guided all those involved to the nexus point inside the pouch, the place where all the different realms intersected. Eventually, all four realms were joined together and the heroes planned to return home. Unfortunately, it soon became apparent the radiation released after the Waterwind's missiles exploded was still present in the pouch. If they teleported back home, they'd be lethally irradiated by the ambient nuclear energies. To make matters worse, Strokov and Prokvitch appeared in their new form as the Combine.
(Avengers I#324) - The Combine, torn between Prokvitch and Strokov's wildly different goals, wanted to both save and destroy everyone. Stingray was ordered to aid Sersi, who was thoroughly drained after mentally guiding everyone across four dimensions. He then was crucial in getting as many citizens into a buttress Vostok created by manipulating the empty Box armor (Madison Jeffries had become separated from it). In the end, all the heroes fought against the Combine. Unable to harm it directly, they still managed to get it to waste energy opposing them. This led the Combine to start absorbing radiation from everyone around them to replenish its own energy stores. Stingray watched as the four surviving, remorseful Peace Corps members decided to merge with the Combine. They used their collective willpower to assert control over the Combine, and made it realize that mutual cooperation was the only hope for the future, not further war and strife. Stingray and the others returned to Earth while the Combine set off to explore the multiverse.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner Annual#1) - Answering the Avengers' call for help during the Subterranean Wars Stingray was well on his way when Jarvis contacted to request he aided Namor instead. The Sub-Mariner was dealing with the subterranean Doradians who, led by the mysterious Keeper of the Flame, had taken advantage of the Subterranean Wars to massacre Moloids. When Stingray reached him, the furiously unreasonable Namor made it well known he wasn't in need of assistance and cast Stingray aside. Rendered unconscious he lay on the ocean floor. After coming to, Stingray decided to ignore Namor's wishes and pursued him only to find the Sub-Mariner had been taken prisoner by the Doradians. Stingray freed Namor and together they destroyed the underwater columns beneath the cavern to make it sink, causing the Doradians to run for their lives. Stingray did his best to rescue as many Moloids as possible. Namor had taken the opportunity to capture the Keeper of the Flame who he was about to kill because his atrocities reminded Namor of what the Nazis had done to the Jews. In the end, he decided to let him go so he could rescue three Moloids who had been chained to a sinking drill. When the danger had passed and the Moloids were safe, Namor opened up to Stingray about the things he had seen during World War II.
(Alpha Flight I#113 - BTS) - Roxxon executives studied a great number of armored heroes and villains, gathering data which they incorporated in their latest generation Mauler armors. Stingray was seen as one of the armor wearers, as well as Kang, Iron Man, Doctor Doom and the High Evolutionary.
(Silver Sable and the Wild Pack#11) - Silver Sable led the Wild Pack and Stingray on a mission to stop the Genesis Coalition from transporting a shipment of Cyberwarriors from a stolen mobile underwater Hydra base. They were joined by fellow mercenaries the Next Wave and began to battle the Cyberwarriors.
(Silver Sable and the Wild Pack#12) - The Wild Pack and Next Wave fought wave after wave of Cyberwarriors, until the damage they did wrecked the base itself. The Genesis Coalition sent an army of Cyberwarriors to Transia to conquer Mount Wundagore, but were opposed there by Siege, the Knights of Wundagore, the Wild Pack and the Next Wave. By hacking into the Cyberwarriors' shared program, Quentin was able to shut down the entire assault force, deactivating the Genesis Coalition army.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#42 (fb) - BTS) - Newell finally married Diane Arliss and the newlyweds were soon blessed with two children, Lisa and Thomas.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#42 (fb)) - Newell fixed up an old yacht and took his family on a trip, sailing out of Boston harbor to enjoy a relaxed day out on the sea. But the Newells were shocked when the deceased Dr. Dorcas suddenly climbed aboard (in reality it was a robot). Dorcas claimed he'd always wanted Diane and kidnapped her. Newell dove in after Dorcas but was unable to track them. He kept on diving until his body wanted to give in. The thought of his children kept him going.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#42 (fb) - BTS) - Desperate to get his wife back, Newell first took his children to his sister before swimming out to Dorcas' old island lab. There he found nothing but ruins, prompting him to seek out Namor's help. Having kept in touch with several Atlanteans, Newell learned of Princess Fen's recent death. Newell correctly figured Namor would visit the grave and decided to look for him there.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#42) - Stingray begged Namor for help and because he still felt Newell was an honorable man, the Sub-Mariner granted his wish. Stingray and Namor made their way to the deepest parts of the Atlantic Ocean, the site of another one of Dorcas' secret laboratories. Before they could enter, the heroes got attacked by a group of Dorcas' creatures. After dealing with the feral beings, they entered the facility and discovered the unconscious Diane was imprisoned there. During their fight against Dorcas, Diane woke up inside the special oxygen tank she was trapped him. She spotted Dorcas releasing another monster: Orka the Human Killer Whale.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#43) - While Namor engaged Orka, Stingray focused on Dorcas who threatened to kill Diane if Newell didnt use his blasts on Namor. Feeling he had no choice, Stingray zapped Namor, knocking him out. Dorcas then ordered Orka to kill Stingray but Newell had already escaped Dorcas' base, full of regret about having betrayed his friend.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#43 - BTS) - Dorcas took Namor prisoner while he prepared to submit Diane to the same process that had turned her brother into Tiger Shark.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#43) - Right before he could carry out his plan, Dorcas was confronted by Stingray (actually an empty, remote controlled armor). While Orka and Dorcas attacked it, Newell freed Namor. By the time the villains learned what was going on, Namor toppled the giant Orka who fell on Dorcas, thus taking him out as well. Namor returned Walter and Diane to the surface and when he returned to the base, he discovered Dorcas had been a robot.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#45 (fb) - BTS) - Hoping to erase old prejudices between Atlanteans and Humans, Newell developed plans for an underwater research facility in the former base of Dr. Dorcas. After drawing up several designs, he contacted Namor to go over them.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#45) - Meeting Namor at Massachusetts' Gloucester beach, Newell laid out his proposed plans for the research facility, hoping Namor would help him fund the project. But before Namor could discuss the plans, he was called away to help save a nearby beached whale. During the rescue operation, Namor once again realized how very much Atlanteans differed from their surface dwelling cousins. He went to see Newell sometime later, interrupting a friendly game of football with Diane. They were delighted when Namor told them he would back them into rebuilding Hydrobase in an effort to unite their people.
(Iron Man I#300/2 - BTS) - Assaulting the innocent Stingray during the "Armor Wars" continued to weigh heavily on Tony Stark's mind. At times, Stark would have feverish nightmares in which Stingray appeared amongst the Beetle, Mandroids, the Controller and all the others he'd fought during that campaign.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#46 (fb) - BTS) - Namor's company Oracle Inc. proved unable to provide all the necessary funds. Newell turned to the Navy who were willing to help as long as Lieutenant Langstrom received a job in the base.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#46 (fb) - BTS) - In the months that followed Newell and Namor created an Atlantean/Human workforce who was able to find the old sunken Hydrobase "island". They relocated it to where Dr. Dorcas' old research dome lay. While the workforce was busy rebuilding the undersea dome Namor, Diane and Walter prepared to fuse the old Hydrobase to the dome.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#46) - While in a small sub Newell, Namor and Diane prepared to topple the giant old Hydrobase "island" so it would stand upright vertically. This way the former base would be used as a large tower that was then connected to the undersea dome. After successfully merging both structures Newell introduced Lieutenant Langstrom to Namor who was displeased the Navy was involved in their projects. The group made their way to the control room where they were introduced to another member of the crew, Namor's long-time friend Carrie Alexander. Sometime later Namor and Newell discovered a peculiar ship after searching for a meteor and were shocked when the vessel fired what looked like a missile at them. The missile however appeared to be Triton possessed by a symbiont skullhugger, courtesy of the alien Xlyym who had come to Earth to distract Earth's heroes with a planetary disaster.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#47) - Having repaired his damaged submersible, Walter quickly suited up in the Stingray armor to help Namor against Triton who was accompanied by the starlost Banari. With his bio-blasts he managed to render the attackers unconscious but he was then attacked by Triton, still under the control of the symbiont skullhugger. Stingray in turn was rescued by Namor but not before Triton severely damaged his suit, leaving him with only 17 minutes of oxygen. After Namor had removed Triton's skullhugger, Trieste the leader of the Banari awoke and together with Zun (her Haab creature) attacked Namor and Stingray. With his suit damaged, Stingray was lucky enough to get help from Triton. The evil Xlyym managed to escape leaving the heroes to pick up the pieces and return to their Hydrobase just in time for Stingray's oxygen to run out. They began to plan a strategy to destroy Xlyym's Earth-Thrusters that were about to cause a series of cataclysmic electromagnetic disruptions. Namor decided to set out with Newell in a deep sea vehicle to destroy these thrusters. However, somewhere along the Equator's Eastern hemisphere the pressure began to increase faster than the vehicle could equalize causing its power to give out, stranding them in the pitch black of the deep sea.
(Fantastic Four I#385) - Still stuck in the deep sea vehicle in the Mariana Trench, Newell didn't see the point in both of them dying of oxygen starvation. Therefore Newell proposed Namor smashed the sub to get to safety. The Sub-Mariner wouldn't hear any of this. Before they could continue their discussion, the Invisible Woman and Thing of the Fantastic Four arrived to save them from a watery grave. But shortly after boarding the Fantastic Four's Stealth-Hawk vessel (a captured Skrull warcraft) the Thing was possessed by a stray skullhugger.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#48) - The possessed Thing attacked Namor, who ordered Newell to blow them both out of an airlock (knowing the Thing would survive as the skullhuggers adapt their host's physiology to suit their environment). With a little help from Sue, Ben was saved and the heroes safely boarded the ship again. Newell then helped Namor prepare a bomb meant to destroy the Earth-Thrusters, but descending much deeper was not without risk. In the end, the Haab creature Zun (former pet of the now deceased Trieste) sacrificed his life so the bomb reached its target.
(Fantastic Four I#386) - After both Earth-Thrusters had been destroyed the heroes successfully reached the sea's surface although they couldn't foresee the evil Xlyym was about to play his final trump card. In a last attempt to cause planetary disaster, Xlyym fired up his ship's tidal wave generator. Not wasting any time when she spotted the energy build up, the Invisible Woman fired one of the Stealth-Hawk's missiles at the ship to destroy the generator. Stingray and the heroes quickly suited up and entered Xlyym's ship to overpower him. Once they brought him aboard the Stealth-Hawk, Tamara Rahn killed Xlyym to avenge her race the Banari. Newell then returned home to see to his wounds, just as the Fantastic Four rushed to the hospital because their ally Lyja had gone into labor.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#49) - Newell went to the hospital to take care of his three cracked ribs. Lying in a hospital bed, he took a call from Diane. They discussed how they could pursue further funding for Hydrobase.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#50 (fb) - BTS) - Newell opted to leave the hospital early because he wouldn't want to miss any of Hydropolis' construction. While Newell would oversee the progress, the Atlantean Andromeda did the same for the dome's construction one thousand feet below. Newell was contacted by Jack Gamelin of Roxxon Oil who wanted to become Hydropolis' investor so they could get the mining rights. Strapped for cash, Newell invited him to visit Hydropolis.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#50) - Newell met with Gamelin to discuss the terms of their deal. Right before they could finalize the agreement, Namor showed up unannounced. Ignoring Gamelin, the Sub-Mariner asked Newell to hold out on the deal because he was about to take full control of Oracle Inc. and hoped to make Hydropolis self-sufficient.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner Annual#4) - Newell and Diane examined the damaged Stingray armor and feared it would put construction back for another four weeks. But before they could return to the matter at hand, they spotted a giant sea creature devouring several Atlanteans outside of Hydrobase. Newell quickly sounded the alarm to alert Namor who rushed to the scene. He saved Hydropolis worker Kerry Reese from several sea monsters who simply turned to devour others. But after Namor had dealt with the wave of creatures and returned inside of Hydropolis Newell had already suited up in diving gear and a harpoon gun, eager to go out. His heroic effort was halted by Diane who broke down in tears, saying she refused to lose her husband to these creatures (Namor had nearly died himself). She then continued and revealed she was pregnant again. Therefore Newell chose to stay behind while Namor set out to find where the creatures had come from. This eventually led him to Baron von Strucker and High Zero.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#55) - Dressed in his restored Stingray armor, Newell revealed the finished biosphere to his colleagues and friends. He officially rechristened the so-called "aquaria" domed city "Hydropolis". As the festivities went on, Newell was proud to see Humans and Atlanteans getting along.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#56) - While in the Hydropolis control room, Newell and Lieutenant Langstrom were shocked to find all communications with the mainland had been cut off. They alerted Namor.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#58) - Forming the temporary team Deep Six, Stingray joined with Andromeda, Tiger Shark, Tamara Rahn and Triton to find the missing Namor. They interrupted a battle between Namor and the Avengers, who thought Namor had launched another surface world attack. Commanding the Avengers to stop the savagery at once or they would have to face the full-fledged fury of Deep Six (a name Tiger Shark wasn't particularly happy about) Stingray was surprised when the furious Andromeda attacked the Avengers. This led to a ferocious fight during which Stingray faced Captain America. The confrontation was stopped by the Avenger Crystal who created a large maelstrom that forced all those present to stop fighting. After explaining himself, Namor was allowed to stay in the waters and just as the Avengers, Tamara Rahn and Tiger Shark had left the mutated Abomination revealed his presence.
(Namor the Sub-Mariner#59) - The Abomination immediately attacked Namor, while Stingray shared what he'd learned about their opponent from the Avengers files with the curious Triton and Andromeda. After giving Namor another blow to his head the Abomination knocked out Andromeda and Triton by banging their heads together. Stingray decided he had no chance against him in a direct confrontation. Instead, he decided to go and locate the source of a wave distortion he'd discovered earlier. But before Stingray could enter the submarine he found he was attacked by Bogatin and Viktor of the Organizatsiya, a black market ring peddling Russia's latest military hardware including its nuclear stockpiles. The Russians took Stingray prisoner placing him in the hold with Nadia Dornova (the Abomination's estranged wife). When Andromeda accidentally pierced the side of the submarine, a deadly fine precision spray of water exploded in the ship with the force of a laser. Stingray blocked the leakage with a pipe, but Viktor, investigating, removed the pipe and was killed by the enormous pressure of the water. Stingray escaped with Nadia and made his way to the surface with her before the Abomination made the nuclear submarine explode. With the Abomination gone, Namor and Andromeda (Triton had seemingly died) figured Stingray would have to decontaminate them.
(Marvel Comics Presents I#173/4) - Stingray supervised the test run of his latest invention, a portable drill powered by a magnetic core. The group of divers wielding the drill accidentally ruptured an underwater lava-vent. The situation became dire when it wasn't just a regular lava-vent but the home of the Lava Men who got furious and attacked. Stingray tried to fight them off, but could do nothing to stop the damaged vent from growing dangerously close to exploding. With only minutes before catastrophe, Stingray identified the Lava Men's leader, grabbed him and swam off with him. Without the others to distract him, Stingray finally had the opportunity to explain the drill incident had been an accident, pointing out the Lava Men would suffer too if the vent exploded. Convinced, the leader returned with Stingray in time to seal the rupture. Stingray promised to avoid the area in the future.
(Fantastic Four Unlimited#11/2) - When Morgan Le Fay used her magics to lift the ancient continent of Atlantis off the ocean floor, the world was struck by a series of massive tidal waves. Figuring Hydrobase and most of the Eastern seaboard would be destroyed if he didn't act, Stingray planned to stop the approaching tidal waves using a vibranium gun he had recently procured from Roxxon. However, while he was preparing for his task in Hydropolis, located underneath Hydrobase, the first waves arrived. The initial aquatic onslaught severly damaged the tower that connected Hydrobase with Hydropolis. Fearing for Diane's life, who was in the tower to coordinate the evacuation, Newell still ordered the Hydropolis' dome to be closed off. He then donned his Stingray gear and went outside with the vibranium gun. He fired the gun at the tower, hoping it would dissipate the waves before they toppled the tower which in turn would crush the Hydropolis dome. His plan worked, and both Hydrobase and Hydropolis were saved from the elemental tempest. When he rushed in to find Diane, Walter was relieved to find her alive in a nearby elevator shaft. Severly weakened, Diane told him a man who could breathe water saved her, she even believed it was her husband.
(Avengers III#1) - Shortly after the Avengers returned from Franklin Richards' pocket dimension, every member of the team found themselves under attack by a variety of Asgardian menaces (a threat caused by Morgan Le Fay who had taken control of the Norn Stones and the Twilight Sword). Stingray answered the Avengers founders' call to gather at Avengers Mansion. There, he was joined by most of the other heroes who had once been associated with the team. The large grouping of heroes was split in five, with each time sent out to investigate a potential hot spot related to the current crisis. Stingray joined a team led by the Wasp, along with Giant-Man, Namor, Photon, She-Hulk and the Black Knight. They travelled to the Arctic where they fought a contingent of Frost Giants. This battle kept them all distracted long enough for Morgan to gain control of the Scarlet Witch, whose reality altering powers she used, along with the Norn Stones and the Sword, to reshape the world in her image thus diverging it into Earth-398.
(Avengers III#2) - On the newly formed Earth-398, Walter Newell joined the Queen's Vengeance as Sir Devilfish. Serving as Morgan's elite superpowered soldiers, the Vengeance were feared and respected throughout the world. However, after a while Captain America and Hawkeye began to recall who they really were and what had happened to them. They went back to the Queen's Vengeance lodgings in the hopes of awakening their fellow teammates to the truth as well. This was only partially successful, most of the team including Sir Devilfish were still too caught up in Morgan's reality altering magicks to figure out what was really going on. Devilfish and the other unconverted tried to stop Cap and the others from escaping but Thor's timely arrival allowed them all to leave unscathed.
(Avengers III#3) - Captain America and his heroes eventually tried to sneak into Morgan's city again. At the same time, the Scarlet Witch (whose magic was allowing the reality altering spell) had escaped Le Fay's prison which caused all those affected by her spell to slowly come to their senses. In the end, the Scarlet Witch and the newly resurrected Wonder Man (who had freed Wanda) showed up to confront Le Fay. Himself once again, Stingray joined the other Avengers in adding his life force and energy to Wanda's so that she could overpower the ancient sorceress. Assembled, the Avengers won the day. Reality was returned to normal and Newell and the others found themselves on the island of Tintagel Head, none the worse for wear.
(Avengers III#4) - Stingray returned with the Avengers to New York City and stayed at the mansion until the founders had time to decide on the team's permanent lineup. In order to pass the time while the founders were meeting with their new government liaison Duane Freeman, Stingray and over 20 of his fellow Avengers rushed out to prevent Whirlwind from robbing a local bank. However, the small army of Avengers had little to no experience working together, causing them to trip each other up while trying to get to the villain. The villain easily managed to get away.
(Avengers III#4 (fb) - BTS) - Shortly after the botched fight against Whirlwind, Newell had his exit interview with the founders. He declined the option to become an active member again, instead preferring to return to his oceanographic research.
(Avengers III#43) - When Kang the Conqueror came to Earth, announcing anyone who conquered land in his name would be assured a place of prominence in the coming new order, Attuma and his barbarian hordes attacked Prince Edward Island in Canada. The Avengers responded, with Wasp calling on Stingray to join the active team. While the others fought Attuma's beast Torg on the shore, Stingray was tasked to cut off Attuma's supply lines.
(Avengers III#44) - While searching for Attuma's forces, Stingray was attacked by some of his men but easily defeated them by electrifying them with his battle-suit. Figuring they were sure to be protecting something important, Stingray discovered the mobile oxygen processing plant Attuma's forces needed to continue breathing on the surface. Blowing up the plant assured the Avengers a quick defeat of Attuma's remaining troops.
(Captain America III#50) - Under the mistaken impression Captain America had perished in a fight against a splinter cell of Red Skull worshipers, Stingray attended the funeral services thrown in his honor (Captain would show up injured but alive in Avengers III#45).
(Avengers III#45 - BTS) - When Kang the Conqueror arrived with his son Scarlet Centurion (Marcus Kang) and an army from the future, the Master of the World decided to get involved after the initial fighting had quieted down and Kang was busy preparing his first major objective. Without prior warning, the Master activated his underground network and erected giant defense ring walls around most of the major cities in North America, while making his presence known to the Avengers.
(Avengers III#46 (fb) ) - While meeting Massachusetts governor Dallas who was in Boston to confer with officials about the wall's underwater extent, Stingray witnessed how one of the Master's Plodex Wolves captured Dallas. After sending an emergency communication to the Wasp, Newell quickly followed the creature through a water-filled tunnel. The being easily outran him underwater, but Stingray used his suit's sensors to track the creature's ripple-effect and gave chase.
(Avengers III#46) - Stingray's pursuit led him to the nerve-center of the Master's operation: a control facility north of Tehek Lake in Canada. He snuck in and overheard the Master revealing his scheme to the dozens of politicians and chief executives the Plodex Wolves had captured and delivered to him.
(Thunderbolts I#57 (fb) - BTS) - Even though the Master's threat was imminent, Stingray was recalled to deal with an even bigger emergency: the power mad Graviton levitated dozens of Earth's capital cities into orbit in a misguided plan to reshape the planet to prove his superiority and vision.
(Thunderbolts I#57) - Stingray and the other heroes tried to attack Graviton who was residing near Burton Canyon, Colorado. They found themselves trapped, hovering helpless in mid-air by his gravimetric might.
(Thunderbolts I#59 (fb) - BTS) - Following Graviton's eventual defeat at the hands of the original Thunderbolts, Stingray and the other heroes were released.
(Avengers III#49 - BTS) - Stingray and the Avengers were powerless when Kang used the might of Damocles Base to devastate Washington D.C., essentially taking over the country after most of the capitol had been wiped out.
(Avengers III#52) - After many weeks in which Kang took over most of the world and imprisoned several Avengers, the combined efforts of renegades Stingray, Tony Stark, Hank Pym and Dane Whitman were sufficient to decipher enough of the Master's Plodex defense wall technology to use it against the Conqueror. While the Wasp rallied the remaining free Avengers and their allies, Stingray had a heart-to-heart conversation with Silverclaw. Both of them felt uneasy about their new roles as heroes. Though determined to stand and fight, they somehow sensed they belonged elsewhere. When several allies like the Deviants (Glomm and others), Atlanteans and the Presence and Starlight attacked Kang's forces the Wasp ordered Stingray, Black Knight and Yellowjacket to stay behind and run through the defense wall bombardment configurations that would work best.
(Avengers III#53) - Stingray and his fellow Avengers pushed on using the Master's fortifications to fire at Kang's orbital Damocles Base. Finally with the help of Jonahon Tremont the Avengers broke the Base's shielding prompting the airborne Avengers to invade the facility. After Warbird destroyed its power core, Damocles Base plunged to Earth.
(Avengers III#54) - The "Kang War" was ended when Captain America single-handedly defeated Kang in a fist fight. The Avengers were celebrated as heroes all across Earth. Wasp congratulated Stingray and others with a toast.
(Avengers III#55) - In the aftermath of the prolonged global conflict, Stingray and the Avengers met at Avengers Mansion to congratulate Carol Danvers who had been cleared of all charges of murder following a court martial she herself had requested (Danvers had killed the Master when he refused to cooperate in the team's fight against Kang).
(The Order I#5) - Stingray joined the Avengers and all of Earth's heroes in fighting the Order (former Defenders Hulk, Dr. Strange, Namor and the Silver Surfer cursed by Gaea).
(The Order I#6 - BTS) - While the heroes fought the Order, Nighthawk and his fellow Defenders arrived to stop them from fighting. They had learned that special energy was released every time the Order fought, energy used by the super villain Yandroth to destroy his homeworld Yann. Choosing to ignore the Defenders, Captain America and Earth's heroes continued their fight and even battled Nighthawk's reinforcements the Masters of the Mental Arts who came from Yann. Sadly, Yandroth was able to reform himself to giant proportions and now threatened all of Earth's heroes, the Order and the Masters of the Mental Arts. Finally Yandroth lost his energy form when the Order refused to attack him more, and he returned to human form and was to be arrested by Ganyrog. Stingray and the others parted on amicable terms.
(Marvel Universe: The End#5) - Stingray was among the dozens of Earth's heroes that answered Thor's call to rise up and fight Thanos. He was transported to the battlefield by the Asgardian's Odinforce.
(Marvel Universe: The End#6) - Before he could get his punches in, Stingray (along with the rest of existence) was terminated into nothingness by the cosmically powered Thanos, who was furious at being opposed.
(JLA/Avengers I#4) - Stingray was among the members of the Avengers and Justice League caught in a time disruption caused by Krona, and took part in their assault on Krona's stronghold.
(Avengers III#501) - Stingray was one of the many Avengers who flocked to Avengers Mansion after the team was rocked by a series of tragedies (actually caused by the mentally unstable Scarlet Witch).
(Avengers III#502) - Stingray remained present with the other Avengers as Captain America asked them what they were all doing there. Nick Fury quickly ordered the Avengers to disperse until SHIELD could get proper intel on the situation. He remained there when Kree ships seemingly appeared out of nowhere and launched an attack.
(Avengers III#503) - Stingray fought Wanda's conjured up threats until Doctor Strange arrived to reveal the Scarlet Witch had been the one responsible for their recent misfortunes. Stingray and the others tried to oppose their former teammate, but were rebuffed and forced to fight each other. Stingray took on Tigra, until Strange disabled the Witch. Stingray then witnessed the arrival of Magneto via a self-generated wormhole, he had come to take his daughter away. The Avengers allowed the master of magnetism to leave unopposed.
(Hercules III#1 (fb)) - Stingray was present at the funeral of Hawkeye, Jack of Hearts, Ant-Man (Lang) and Vision when a heavily intoxicated Hercules crashed the funeral looking for a fight. His drunken stupor was caused by anger at the Avengers for not including Thor in their memorial as well.
(Thing II#8) - Stingray competed in the first ever Super Hero Poker Tournament celebrating the 13th anniversary of Ben Grimm becoming the Thing. Three floors of Grimm's penthouse apartment were covered with tables full of heroes playing. Stingray played a game against the Human Torch (Storm), Ms. Marvel (Danvers), Tigra, Black Goliath and the Impossible Man disguised as the Prowler, but all eventually lost to Benjamin Grimm.
(Civil War I#1 - BTS / All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Update#3 - BTS) - When America's super-hero community engaged in a civil war over the new Superhuman Registration Act (SHRA) designed to regulate super heroes, Stingray joined Captain America's "Secret Avengers" in opposing the new law.
(Civil War I#5) - Stingray was present at the "Secret Avengers" headquarters when the Punisher barged in carrying a gravely wounded Spider-Man. Stingray was upset over the fact the likes of the Punisher might join them and shared his concerns with Captain America. He still ruled in the vigilante's favor.
(Iron Man/Captain America: Casualties of War#1 (fb) - BTS) - Hoping to work out their differences before the "superhero civil war" would get out of hand, Iron Man and Captain America met in secret at the former Avengers Mansion. There Captain America reminded Iron Man how he had ignored the damage he did to others like Stingray during the so-called Armor Wars.
(Civil War I#6) - Stingray and the other rebels discussed how they would take down the Negative Zone Prison and witnessed how the Punisher killed two super villains Goldbug and the Plunderer (actually an impersonator sent by the real Parnival Plunder) who had come to join their ranks. Stingray later joined Cap and the rebels in their attack on the Negative Zone prison.
(Civil War I#7 - BTS / All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Update#3 - BTS) - After Captain America reconsidered and surrendered to authorities Stingray and most of the other rebels agreed to register with the SHRA and were granted amnesty.
(Civil War: Battle Damage Report#1 - BTS) - Marking the six-month anniversary of the ratification of the Superhuman Registration Act Tony Stark researched several superhuman operatives, including Stingray.
(Mighty Avengers I#1 - BTS) - Tony Stark and Ms. Marvel discussed who should spearhead their first official Avengers team after the superhuman Civil War, Stingray was one of the superhumans they reviewed into.
(Avengers: The Initiative#1 - BTS) - After registering as a government licensed superhero, Stingray was assigned to the Initiative at Camp Hammond, in Stamford Connecticut. Here, he would work as an instructor, tasked to ensure they received proper training in order to prevent another disaster like the Stamford incident that sparked the "Civil War".
(Avengers: The Initiative#1) - Stingray was present at the training of several new cadets at Camp Hammond. He watched MVP tackle an obstacle course.
(Avengers: The Initiative#3) - As part of his lessons, Stingray showed the Initiative trainees the proper way to rescue people in aquatic situations. He used trainee Hardball as an example.
(Avengers: The Initiative#8) - Stingray was present when the Initiative trainees brought in the seemingly defeated Dragon Man. Before they could send him to the Negative Zone prison facility, the android tried to break free but was quickly defeated once again. Stingray then witnessed how Stature attacked Taskmaster after making fun of her deceased father Scott Lang.
(Avengers: The Initiative#10) - Together with other Initiative staff, Stingray stood with a group of Initiative trainees armed to deal with KIA (a defective clone of the recently deceased MVP).
(Avengers: The Initiative#11) - Stingray was seen laying unconscious on the ground after being defeated by KIA.
(Invincible Iron Man I#1 - BTS) - Still wary of his armor and designs falling in the wrong hands, Tony Stark created an armor-map that tracked super powered individuals known for wearing suits of armor. Stingray was on the list as well.
(Avengers: The Initiative#14) - Stingray happened to be passing by when 3-D Man (Delroy Garret) was assigned to lead the Point Men, the new superhero team for Hawaii. Later he was also present when Delroy returned to Camp Hammond through the use of Devil-Slayer's teleportation cloak. 3-D Man had discovered (thanks to his goggles) that Skrulls had infiltrated the Point Men. This made Initiative trainee Freedom Ring nervous, because he was a Skrull himself. To ensure he wouldn't be detected, he used his reality warping ring to reverse the effects of 3-D Man's goggles, causing him to believe everyone around him was a Skrull.
(Avengers: The Initiative#15) - Thinking Stingray and the other heroes to be Skrulls, 3-D Man quickly took the Crusader aside so they could discuss how to deal with this problem.
(Marvel Comics Presents II#11/3) - A Giganto was found near a shipwreck just off the Atlantic Ocean by a salvage crew and Stingray went in to deal with the situation. Angered by the sudden disturbance, the monstrous creature attacked Stingray, who tried to kill it with grenades. Unimpressed the Giganto swallowed Stingray and seemingly choked to death on him.
(Avengers: The Initiative#20) - Stingray, Hellcat and Gauntlet tried to convince Hank Pym to remain at Camp Hammond (Pym had recently been freed from Skrull captivity, while the Skrull Criti Noll posed as him). They failed to persuade Pym to stay, after all he hadn't even met any of the cadets, nor did he want anything to do with what the Initiative stood for. He left with Jocasta.
(Avengers: The Initiative#21 (fb) - BTS) - Following Norman Osborn replacing Tony Stark as SHIELD director, several changes were made to the Initiative program. Stingray was assigned to lead the Point Men, which he felt was a dream assignment.
(Avengers: The Initiative#21) - During a senior staff meeting at the emergency room of Camp Hammond the staff talked about who should run the Initiative. Because all senior members had too much on their plate already, Gauntlet decided to take on the job. A little while later, Stingray and the others fought the reactivated Ragnarok (a robotic clone of Thor). Gauntlet ordered Stingray to get the civilians to safety.
(Avengers: The Initiative#22) - Stingray rejoined the fight against Ragnarok who actually believed he was Thor and came close to killing his opponents for suggesting otherwise. However, the Scarlet Spiders showed him the real Thor, which caused Ragnarok to flee. Some time later, Stingray was present when Justice retrieved the corpse of MVP (Michael Van Patrick) and brought him home to his family for a proper burial.
(Avengers: The Initiative#23) - Stingray and the Initiative staff were left to pick up the pieces after their battle with Ragnarok. While helping the residents of Stamford, Stingray and the other staff members were curious to find out whether or not Gauntlet knew about Michael Van Patrick's corpse being used for vile cloning experiments. Gauntlet admitted to having known about it all along. Their musings were interrupted by Norman Osborn and his aide Victoria Hand who had come to announce they'd be closing down Camp Hammond forever.
(I Am An Avenger#2/4) - Stingray witnessed how D-Man won the pie-eating contest at the Annual Avengers Picnic.
(I Am An Avenger#3/3 (fb) - BTS) - Captain America summoned Stingray, hoping to convince him to become an active Avenger again. The world needed heroes now more than ever and the Avengers were in need of an underwater specialist. Stingray happily accepted the offer.
(I Am An Avenger#3/3) - While patrolling the Pacific waters, Stingray saved three divers from a shark augmented by Hydra. Stingray managed to destroy the creature.
(Fear Itself: The Deep#4) - Stingray was part of a small group of Defenders allies (Black Panther, Blazing Skull, Cloud, Devil-Slayer, Gargoyle, Hellcat, Hellstrom, Moon Knight) summoned by Dr. Strange to help them battle Nerrkod the Breaker of Oceans (Attuma transformed by one of the seven hammers from the Serpent) who was about to take over New Atlantis. While Stingray fought Nerrkod's forces the Defenders were able to defeat Nerrkod himself, thereby freeing New Atlantis.
(Heroes for Hire III#12) - Misty Knight hired Stingray to track down a boat of drug dealers peddling narcotics made and sold somewhere in New Atlantis. Stingray accepted the assignment, but asked Misty to donate his fee to a Marine Conservation charity. He tracked the dealers on their boat and attacked, his armor protecting him from their bullets while he zapped them with his bio-electric blasts. The battle caught the attention of Namor, King of New Atlantis, which was something Misty had hoped would happen. She made him aware of the drug trafficking in his kingdom, which Namor vowed to deal with.
(Avengers IV#32 - BTS) - Trapped in the Microverse and believed dead (as a result of Criti Noll's actions), Janet Van Dyne used her Avengers card to send an emergency signal to the team. However, Hank Pym and Tony Stark couldn't easily identify who the card belonged to. They tried to narrow the list down, even considering Stingray before discovering it was the Wasp.
(Thanos: The Infinity Revelation#1 - BTS) - Thanos remembered how he had stolen the powers of Akhenaten and was attacked by Earth's superhuman heroes like Stingray.
(Captain America VII#25) - Stingray and several other Avengers were invited by Steve Rogers to attend the ceremony that officially introduced Sam Wilson as the new Captain America (Rogers had recently lost the Super-Soldier Serum in his blood, which caused him to age rapidly).
(Avengers World#15) - Doctor Doom, under the influence of the Axis inversion spell, wanted to atone for his sins. Together with Valeria Richards, he devised a plan to collect some of the Scarlet Witch's powers and use them for good (as a result of the inversion, the Witch had turned evil). Valeria came up with a roster of heroes who could effectively get the job done, including USAgent, Phil Coulson and Stingray. Newell eagerly accepted the offer, happy to feel useful for a change (recently, even firemen refused his help). Assembling at Castle Doom, the heroes figured they might have to fight Dr. Doom. Instead, they were shocked when the Scarlet Witch attacked the castle. Valeria, wearing combat armor, led them against the Scarlet Witch. Unimpressed by Valeria's Avengers, Wanda shot a hex bolt directly at Valeria which Stingray valiantly intercepted. Knocked out, he was carried to safety by USAgent and Phil Coulson. They couldn't prevent the evil Wanda from using her powers to take command of an army of Doombots.
(Avengers World#16) - Valeria thanked
Stingray for saving her, to which the shaken up Newell responded that
he'd just about recovered. The heroes then leapt into action, fighting
the possessed Doombots and the Scarlet Witch. During the encounter,
Stingray noticed a nearby bridge was collapsing. He dove into the
waters to save the Latverianse from drowning. The Avengers meanwhile
managed to lure Wanda into Doom's special room (equipped to siphon off
Stingray returned from his rescue in time to see Wanda destroy the siphoning equipment. However, instead of destroying them all, the Scarlet Witch decided to leave to claim her true prize. With the immediate threat over, Stingray and the others left. In the aftermath, Doom discovered his machines had retained sufficient reality warping energy to do one good thing: he returned Stature (Cassie Lang) to life.
(Deadpool V#1 - BTS) - Newell and Diane moved into an apartment in the heart of New York City.
(Deadpool V#1 (fb) - BTS) - In addition to joining the Avengers, Deadpool opened a new mercenary business called the Heroes for Hire. Deadpool hired several heroes and superhumans to dress up like him and work mercenary assignments. Beside Stingray the others members were Solo, Slapstick, Terror, Foolkiller and Madcap. Dressed as Deadpool, Newell would still use his Stingray armor to fly.
(Deadpool V#3 (fb) - BTS) - Madcap showed up in a
Deadpool costume and put himself on the team refusing to leave when the
others asked him to.
Stingray would secretly report to Steve Rogers on Deadpool's mercenary team.
(Deadpool VI#3 (fb) – BTS) – Deadpool discovered that Stingray was reporting back to Rogers, and he asked him not to.
(Deadpool VI#7/3 (fb) – BTS) – Deadpool led the team in taking down pirates working for Black Patch. Stingray felt like the team was making fun of him. Stingray programmed his costume’s skin to take on the red-and-white colors again, then he called to check in with Diane, who was schooling Abby and Toby. Stingray passed a shark and whale as he returned to his undersea base, where he checked in with Steve Rogers.
(Deadpool V#1) - Stingray, dressed as one of the Deadpools came crashing through the window of Deadpool's headquarters after his teammates had forgotten to leave a window open for him; the others laughed at him.. Crash-landing on the pool table covered in glass he slowly managed to get up again. The Deadpools then gathered to discuss their next assignment which would take them to Madripoor.
(Deadpool V#2) - As part of Deadpool's Heroes for Hire, Stingray helped evict several crackheads from a home. But when the Heroes learned they weren't getting paid for any of this, they went to their boss to demand an explanation. Deadpool revealed most of their work didn't come from big clients, but regular Americans who couldn't afford to pay too much. Meanwhile, he was putting his full funding behind the Avengers.
Before Stingray and the others could leave, they were stunned when Hawkeye dropped by to deliver a cease and desist letter, preventing Deadpool from using the "Heroes for Hire" name. The archer delivered the message by attaching it to an arrow and shooting it into Deadpool. Later that night, the Deadpools went on an actual, paying job: evict the residents from a tenement in Chinatown. However, they learned afterwards the people they'd just thrown out on the streets weren't criminals but hard working illegal immigrants who had to be cleared out so their landlord could put up expensive condos. Stingray felt he was in over his head as he watched the brutality his teammates used. When they got paychecks, Stingray chose to give his to the tenants they’d evicted.
(Deadpool V#3) - After saying goodbye to Diane, Stingray made his way over to Steve Rogers for their regular meetings. He explained to Steve that Deadpool was aware of their meetings. Rogers asked if there were any individuals on the team they should be worried about. Admitting that probably none of them would pass a psych exam, Newell expressed specific concerns about Madcap. Acting upon their concerns Rogers and Stingray made their way over to Hotel Flaum where Madcap resided. They told the mentally unstable vigilante they'd be watching his every move. This led Madcap to cut off his own finger and jump out the window. Exasperated, Rogers commented he really needed to go.
(Deadpool VI#4 (fb) – BTS) – When someone (Madcap) started dressing up as Deadpool to slaughter people close to the Merc with a Mouth, Deadpool decided to put his teammates in different colored uniforms, assigning Terror in violet, Stingray in orange (the highest one pictured, below the purple "O"), Slapstick in yellow, Solo in green, Foolkiller in blue, and Madcap in purple.
(Deadpool V#4) - Deadpool then rechristened the group "Mercs for Money." For their first mission, they were joined by Steve Rogers and Deadpool himself. They had to fight a large crowd of mind-controlled people all impersonating Deadpool. Unaware why this was happening, Deadpool learned the answer when he spotted his friend Bob among the crowd, holding a piece of Madcap's costume. Concluding Madcap was behind this, the Mercs for Money set out in their stolen Fantasticar to confront their teammate.
(Deadpool V#5) - While Deadpool had lured Madcap, Stingray saved another citizen affected by Madcap's madness trying to throw himself off a building. After that rescue, Stingray and a SWAT team made their way to where Deadpool and Madcap were fighting each other. Stingray had brought a special glass-like box he'd designed back when he was still working on contingency plans for undersea threats. His idea was to shrink menaces down with Pym particles and trap them in the box. However, Deadpool and new member Masacre had already cut the unkillable Madcap in small pieces, making it easier to put him in the box. Stingray picked up Madcap's severed hand when one of the madman's severed feet kicked him in the kneecap, breaking his leg. Writhing in pain, Newell was helpless as he watched Madcap reform his body. The insane thrillseeker then grabbed Deadpool's Chitauri hand cannon and turned it on himself to find out if he was able to reform himself from the molecular level. With the threat dealt with (after a fashion) Stingray's leg injury was taken care of. Now on crutches, Newell asked if Deadpool was okay. Wade Wilson replied that he was fine, because he was Deadpool. Stingray sensed that Deadpool was more hurt than he wanted to admit.
(Deadpool V#7/1) – Deadpool led his team, who began individualizing their uniforms more, in an attack on Hydra.
(Deadpool V#7/4) – After a training session, the team attended Foolkiller’s graduation with his degree in psychology.
(Deadpool V#8) – Stingray completed a mission in Dubai. The team met back at the Schaefer Theater with Scott Adsit, who delivered paychecks while Deadpool was off on a personal mission.
(Deadpool and the Mercs for Money I#1) – Deadpool led the Mercs for Money on a mission to the Beyond Corporation, where they had been hired to secure a package, promising them that all the guards were robots, though Stingray grew uncomfortable seeing all the blood. After they slaughtered the guards, they took the package on their new small airship to the rendezvous point, but they found their employers had been killed, and the Crazy Gang attacked. During the battle, before the Mercs escaped, Stingray traded blows with the Knave before the Red Queen hit Stingray on the head. The Mercs regrouped at their secret base and opened the box, discovering a disassembled Recorder robot that spouted off future predictions.
(Deadpool and the Mercs for Money I#2) – Stingray, his face now shaven, began writing down the words the robot was saying, and he started realizing they were potential future predictions. After Deadpool called to check in, Stingray heard that Deadpool had decided to hold an auction for the Recorder.
(Deadpool and the Mercs for Money I#3) – The Mercs put on suits and catered to a crowd of criminals at the auction, including members of the Secret Empire, Lord Deathstrike, Skrulls, Jack O’Lantern. Dr. Rot, Tater Pud, Baylee Ann, Mole Man and the Moloids, Mephisto, a Doombot, Death Adder (Theodore Scott), Kingpin, Crime Master, Armadillo, Scarecrow, Baron Zemo, Sandman, Dr. Bong, Norman Osborn, Brain Drain, Hobgoblin, Hammerhead, Caroline le Fey, the Wrecking Crew (Bulldozer, Thunderball, Wrecker, Piledriver), Swarm, Leader, Charlie Chainsaw, Tiger Shark, the Ozarks Kingpin, and Rocksalt. When a fight broke out among the criminals, the Mercs got the Recorder out of there, and agreed to sell it to the Ozarks Kingpin, soon loading the robot into the Highwayman’s truck.
(Deadpool and the Mercs for Money I#4) – From aboard the Highwayman’s rig, the Mercs for Money fought off the Hand, Slayback, Big Wheel, and the Orb. At a local truck stop, they were attacked by Taskmaster, the Zapata Brothers, and Bruiser. The Mercs all soon fled in the truck again.
(Deadpool and the Mercs for Money I#5) – As the Mercs, with the Highwayman, moved to make their delivery to the Ozarks Kingpin, the Crazy Gang and Evil Deadpool attacked and a fight broke out. Stingray asked Deadpool not to use the word ‘Assemble’ in his battle cry. In the end, Deadpool destroyed the Recorder so no one could have it.
(Spider-Man/Deadpool I#3) – The Mercs joined Deadpool and Spider-Man in battling the Cult of Entropy in Bolivia.
(Deadpool VI#14) – When the Celestial Destructor attacked the city, the Mercs for Money remained on the periphery of the battle, saving civilians as they made plans to launch their own business away from Deadpool. After interacting with Scott Adsit, the Mercs for Money trademarked their group name, then asked Cable for money to finance them, though Cable refused.
(Deadpool VI#15) – The Mercs investigated and discovered that Deadpool had been keeping a lot of money from them. The Mercs then went to New Jersey to find Deadpool’s secret bank account, but Deadpool confronted them in the bank vault.
(Deadpool VI#16) – Locked in the vault with Deadpool, the Mercs confronted him about the lies he’d been telling, and learned that he was only famous because of a mission Solo had completed while dressed as Deadpool, and Deadpool realized that Madcap had been manipulating them for months.
(Deadpool VI#17) – When the vault was finally opened, the Mercs were fighting each other, but they soon rushed out when Deadpool set off a flash grenade. As Stingray and Solo burned their contracts with Deadpool, the fight continued outside until an explosion knocked them all out, and they woke up in restraints, held there by Emily Preston and S.H.I.E.L.D. Later, in court with Judge Fred Messihi, Deadpool claimed the bank fight had happened because of Kang the Conqueror, and he let them go, making them promise to pay for the damages. Deadpool ended his relationship with the Mercs, making them sign a no-compete agreement.
(Deadpool and the Mercs for Money II#1) – The Mercs for Money, still working with Deadpool, were hired by Umbral Dynamics to bring in radioactive-powered beings, including Negasonic Teenage Warhead in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Warhead successfully evaded the team, but Deadpool convinced her to come with them peacefully. The Mercs delivered Warhead to Umbral.
(Deadpool and the Mercs for Money II#2) – Gorilla-Man guided the Mercs to a temple in Viet Nam, where they faced Radioactive Man. Solo, Foolkiller, and Masacre donned radiation suits. The Mercs began to realize that Deadpool didn’t care about them. Radioactive Man created radioactive beings to attack the others until Stingray hit him with a containment material that stopped him.
(Deadpool and the Mercs for Money II#3 (fb)) – Deadpool took the Mercs to New Jersey to apprehend Nuklo, but realized Deadpool had led them to Nuke instead. The Mercs stood back and let Nuke badly beat Deadpool. The next day, they attacked Cobalt Man (Ralph Roberts), and Deadpool unnecessarily put them all at risk from radiation overload during the fight.
(Deadpool and the Mercs for Money II#3) – The Mercs met, deciding they needed to end their relationship once and for all. Masacre chose to remain with Deadpool, who formed a new Mercs team.
(Despicable Deadpool I#298) – Captain America and Maria Hill called together some of Deadpool’s former allies, including the former Mercs for Money, to discuss a plan in taking him down.
(Iron Man 2020 II#2) – Stingray attacked Captain Barracuda and his Robo-Buccaneers to disrupt their caviar-smuggling operation. His victory was made easier when Machinesmith recruited the robots to his robot rebellion.
Comments: Created by Stan Lee (writer), Marie Severin (pencils), Herb Trimpe (inks).
Walter and Diane running out of money made very little sense. It was a perfectly fine reason to get the Avengers to Hydrobase (and for Namor to join the team)... but c'mon, the Sub-Mariner could easily have dredged up some treasure chests from the sea floor to foot the bill. After all, that's what John Byrne had him do a few years down the line to fund Oracle Inc.
Man, for a superhero Stingray sure got
beat up a lot. After winning his first battle against Namor back in
1967, it took over 25 years of adventuring before Newell managed to get
through a fight without ending up trounced, knocked out or defeated in
some other humiliating way. It got to be unintentionally hilarious to
see how laughingly ineffective he is as a superhero. Cool design, tho.
Stingray received profiles in Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#10, Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition#12, Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Master Edition#24, All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Update#3 and Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z HC#11.
200th Profile by MarvellousLuke!;
updated by Chadman (Deadpool V#7 (2016) - Iron Man 2020 II#2 (2020)
Stingray has no known connections to:
Frank was one of Newell's crew members on the Lady Diane. After rescuing the shipwrecked Bruce "Roberts" it was Frank who discovered Bruce was actually Bruce Banner when he spotted him on the cover of Scientific Weekly.
--Incredible Hulk II#221
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All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Update#3, Stingray entry (main image)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Master Edition#24, Stingray entry (handbook image)
Tales to Astonish I#95, p13, pan3,4 (first appearance)
Sub-Mariner I#19, cover (first appearance as Stingray)
Sub-Mariner I#46, pan4,5 (in love with Diane)
Avengers I#262, p2, pan2 (kissing Diane)
Incredible Hulk II#221, p6, pan5 (Frank)
Avengers I#320, p16, pan6,7,8 (shot in the head)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#42, p6, pan3 (family)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#46, p6, pan3 (building the new Hydrobase)
Avengers III#3, p10, pan2 (Stingray as Queen's Vengeance member Sir Devilfish)
Avengers III#44, p2, pan1,2,3 (fighting Attuma's forces)
Avengers III#503, p21&22 (Avengers disassembled)
Marvel Comics Presents II#11, p17, pan3,4 (diving)
Avengers World#15, p20, pan1 (attacked by the Scarlet Witch)
Deadpool IV#1, p23, pan1 (Deadpool costume)
Deadpool IV#4, cover (orange Deadpool costume)
Deadpool and the Mercs for Money I#1, p4, pan1 (suit with inverted colors)
Tales to Astonish I#95/2 (September, 1967) - Stan Lee (writer), Marie Severin (pencils), Herb Trimpe (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#16 (August, 1969) - Roy Thomas (writer), Marie Severin (pencils), Joe Gaudioso (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#19 (November, 1969) - Roy Thomas (writer), Marie Severin (pencils), Johnny Craig (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#26 (June, 1970) - Roy Thomas (writer), Sal Buscema (pencils), Joe Gaudioso (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#31 (November, 1970) - Roy Thomas (writer), Sal Buscema (pencils), Joe Gaudioso (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#39 (July, 1971) - Roy Thomas (writer), Ross Andru (pencils), Jim Mooney (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#41 (September, 1971) - Gerry Conway (writer), George Tuska (pencils), Sam Grainger (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#42 (October, 1971) - Gerry Conway (writer), George Tuska (pencils), Jim Mooney (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#43 (November, 1971) - Gerry Conway (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Mike Esposito (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#44 (December, 1971) - Gerry Conway (writer), Marie Severin (pencils), Jim Mooney (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#45 (January, 1972) - Gerry Conway (writer), Marie Severin (pencils), Jim Mooney (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#46 (February, 1972) - Gerry Conway (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Mike Esposito (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Sub-Mariner I#47 (March, 1972) - Gerry Conway (writer), Gene Colan (pencils), Mike Esposito (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Incredible Hulk II#221 (March, 1978) - Roger Stern (writer), Sal Buscema (pencils), Alfredo Alcala (inks), Archie Goodwin (editor)
Defenders I#62 (August, 1978) - David Kraft (writer), Sal Buscema (pencils), Jim Mooney (inks), Bob Hall (editor)
Defenders I#63 (September, 1978) - David Kraft (writer), Sal Buscema (pencils), Jim Mooney (inks), Bob Hall (editor)
Defenders I#64 (October, 1978) - David Kraft (writer), Sal Buscema (pencils), Don Perlin (inks), Bob Hall (editor)
Marvel Two-in-One#64 (June, 1980) - Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio (writers), George Perez (pencils), Gene Day (inks), Jim Salicrup (editor)
Marvel Two-in-One#65 (July, 1980) - Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio (writers), George Perez (pencils), Gene Day (inks), Jim Salicrup, Bob Budiansky (editors)
Marvel Two-in-One#66 (August, 1980) - Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio, Steven Grant (writers), George Perez (pencils), Gene Day (inks), Jim Salicrup, Bob Budiansky (editors)
Marvel Two-in-One#71 (January, 1981) - Mark Gruenwald, Ralph Macchio (writers), Ron Wilson (pencils), Gene Day (inks), Jim Scalicrup (editor)
Marvel Two-in-One#74 (April, 1981) - Mark Gruenwald (writer), Frank Springer (pencils), Chic Stone (inks), Jim Scalicrup (editor)
Contest of Champions I#1 (June, 1982) - Mark Gruenwald, Steven Grant, Bill Mantlo (writers), John Romita Jr. (pencils), Pablo Marcos (inks), Mark Greenwald, Tom DeFalco (editors)
Contest of Champions I#2 (July, 1982) - Mark Gruenwald, Steven Grant, Bill Mantlo (writers), John Romita Jr. (pencils), Pablo Marcos (inks), Mark Greenwald, Tom DeFalco (editors)
Contest of Champions I#3 (August, 1982) - Mark Gruenwald(writer), John Romita Jr. (pencils), Pablo Marcos (inks), Mark Greenwald, Tom DeFalco (editors)
Incredible Hulk II#279 (January, 1983) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Mark Gruenwald(pencils), Greg LaRocque (inks), Al Milgrom, Ann Nocenti (editors)
Avengers I#262 (December, 1985) - Roger Stern (writer), John Buscema (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Mark Gruenwald (editor)
Incredible Hulk II#321 (July, 1986) - Allen Milgrom (writer, pencils), Del Barras (inks), Bob Harras, Don Daley (editors)
Iron Man I#226 (January, 1988) - David Michelinie (writer), Mark Bright (pencils), Bob Layton (writer, inks), Mark Gruenwald (editor)
Iron Man I#227 (February, 1988) - David Michelinie (writer), Mark Bright (pencils), Bob Layton (writer, inks), Mark Gruenwald (editor)
Iron Man I#289 (March, 1988) - David Michelinie (writer), Mark Bright (pencils), Bob Layton (writer, inks), Mark Gruenwald (editor)
Iron Man I#290 (April, 1988) - David Michelinie (writer), Mark Bright (pencils), Bob Layton (writer, inks), Mark Gruenwald (editor)
Thor I#390 (April, 1988) - Tom DeFalco (writer), Ron Frenz (pencils), Brett Breeding (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Marvel Comics Presents I#53/3 (July, 1990) - Len Wein (writer), Jim Fern (pencils), Mike DeCarlo (inks), Terry Kavanagh (editor)
Marvel Comics Presents I#54/3 (July, 1990) - Len Wein (writer), Jim Fern (pencils), Mike DeCarlo (inks), Terry Kavanagh (editor)
Marvel Comics Presents I#55/3 (July, 1990) - Len Wein (writer), Jim Fern (pencils), Mike DeCarlo (inks), Terry Kavanagh (editor)
Marvel Comics Presents I#56/3 (August, 1990) - Len Wein (writer), Jim Fern (pencils), Mike DeCarlo (inks), Terry Kavanagh (editor)
Quasar#5 (Mid-December 1989) - Mark Gruenwald (writer), Paul Ryan (pencils), Danny Bulanadi (inks), Howard Mackie (editor)
Avengers Spotlight#27 (December, 1989) - Howard Mackie (writer), Al Milgrom (pencils), Don Heck (inks), Mark Gruenwald, Greg Wright (editors)
Avengers I#319 (July, 1990) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Rik Levins (pencils), Christopher Ivy (inks), Howard Mackie, Len Kaminski (editors)
Avengers I#320 (August, 1990) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Paul Ryan (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Howard Mackie (editor)
Avengers I#321 (August, 1990) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Rik Levins (pencils), Christopher Ivy (inks), Howard Mackie (editor)
Avengers I#322 (September, 1990) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Paul Ryan (pencils), Christopher Ivy (inks), Howard Mackie (editor)
Avengers I#323 (September, 1990) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Rik Levins (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Howard Mackie (editor)
Avengers I#324 (October, 1990) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Paul Ryan (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Howard Mackie (editor)
Namor the Sub-Mariner Annual#1 (June, 1991) - Scott Lobdell (writer), James Fry (pencils), Erik Larsen (inks)
Alpha Flight I#113 (October, 1992) - Sven Larsen (writer), Craig Brasfield (pencils), Frank Turner (inks), Rob Tokar (editor)
Silver Sable and the Wild Pack#11 (April, 1993) - Gregory Wright (writer), Tom Grindberg (pencils), Josef Rubinstein (inks), Craig Anderson (editor)
Silver Sable and the Wild Pack#12 (May, 1993) - Gregory Wright (writer), Tom Grindberg (pencils), Josef Rubinstein (inks), Craig Anderson (editor)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#42 (September, 1993) - Roy Thomas (writer), M.C. Wyman (pencils), Bud LaRosa (inks), Mike Rockwitz, Joe Andreani, Ralph Macchio (editors)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#43 (October, 1993) - Roy Thomas (writer), M.C. Wyman (pencils), Bud LaRosa, Brian Garvey (inkers), Mike Rockwitz, Joe Andreani, Ralph Macchio (editors)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#45 (December, 1993) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils, inks), Mike Rockwitz, Joe Andreani, Ralph Macchio (editors)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#46 (January, 1994) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils, inks), Mike Rockwitz, Joe Andreani, Ralph Macchio (editors)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#47 (February, 1994) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils, inks), Mike Rockwitz, Joe Andreani (editors)
Fantastic Four I#385 (February, 1994) - Tom DeFalco (writer), Paul Ryan (writer, pencils), Danny Bulanadi (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#48 (March, 1994) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils, inks), Mike Rockwitz, Ralph Macchio (editors)
Fantastic Four I#386 (March, 1994) - Tom DeFalco (writer), Paul Ryan (pencils), Danny Bulanadi (inks), Ralph Macchio (editor)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#49 (April, 1994) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils, inks), Mike Rockwitz, Joe Andreani (editors)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#50 (May, 1994) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils, inks), Mike Rockwitz, Ralph Macchio (editors)
Namor the Sub-Mariner Annual#4 (July, 1994) - Nelson Yomtov, Karl Bollers (writers), Bill Wylie (pencils), Sandu Florea (inks), Mike Rockwitz (editor)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#55 (October, 1994) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils, inks), Mike Rockwitz, Joe Andreani, Ralph Macchio (editors)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#56 (November, 1994) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils, inks), Mike Rockwitz, Ralph Macchio (editors)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#58 (January, 1995) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils, inks), Mike Rockwitz, Joe Andreani, Ralph Macchio (editors)
Namor the Sub-Mariner#59 (February, 1995) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Geof Isherwood (pencils, inks), Mike Rockwitz, Joe Andreani, Ralph Macchio (editors)
Marvel Comics Presents I#173/4 (February, 1995) - Mariano Nicieza (writer), Mark McKenna (pencils), Alex Sheikman (inks), Diana Albers (editor)
Fantastic Four Unlimited#11/2 (September, 1995) - Glenn Herdling (writer), Herb Trimpe (pencils, inks), Nel Yomtov, Michael Marts (editors)
Avengers III#1 (February, 1998) - Kurt Busiek (writer), George Perez (pencils), Al Vey (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#2 (March, 1998) - Kurt Busiek (writer), George Perez (pencils), Al Vey (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#3 (April, 1998) - Kurt Busiek (writer), George Perez (pencils), Al Vey (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#4 (May, 1998) - Kurt Busiek (writer), George Perez (pencils), Al Vey (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#43 (August, 2001) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Alan Davis (pencils), Mark Farmer (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#44 (September, 2001) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Manuel Garcia (pencils), Bob Layton (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Captain America III#50 (February, 2002) - Evan Dorkin (writer), Kevin Maguire (pencils, inks)
Avengers III#46 (November, 2001) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Manuel Garcia (pencils), Bob Layton (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Thunderbolts I#57 (December, 2001) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Patrick Zircher (pencils), Al Vey (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#52 (May, 2002) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Ivan Reis (pencils), Randy Emberlin (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#53 (June, 2002) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Kieron Dwyer (pencils), Rick Remender (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#54 (July, 2002) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Kieron Dwyer (pencils), Rick Remender (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#55 (July, 2002) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Patrick Zircher (pencils), Scott Koblish (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
The Order I#5 (August, 2002) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Ivan Reis (pencils), Joe Pimental (inks), Tom Brevoort, Marc Sumerak, Andy Schmidt (editors)
The Order I#6 (September, 2002) - Kurt Busiek (writer), Matt Haley (pencils), Dan Panosian (inks), Tom Brevoort, Marc Sumerak, Andy Schmidt (editors)
Marvel Universe: The End#5 (July, 2003) - Jim Starlin (writer, pencils), Al Milgrom (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Marvel Universe: The End#6 (August, 2003) - Jim Starlin (writer, pencils), Al Milgrom (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
JLA/Avengers#4 (December, 2003) - Kurt Busiek (writer), George Perez (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#501 (October, 2004) - Brian Michael Bendis (writer), David Finch (pencils), Danny Miki (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#502 (November, 2004) - Brian Michael Bendis (writer), David Finch (pencils), Danny Miki (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers III#503 (December, 2004) - Brian Michael Bendis (writer), David Finch, Oliver Coipel (pencillers), Danny Miki (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Hercules III#1 (June, 2005) - Frank Tieri (writer), Mark Texeira (pencils), Jimmy Palmiotti (inks), Axel Alonso (editor)
Thing II#8 (August, 2006) - Dan Slott (writer), Kieron Dwyer (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Civil War I#5 (November, 2006) - Mark Millar (writer), Steve McNiven (pencils), Dexter Vines (inks), Tom Brevoort, Molly Lazer, Aubrey Sitterson (editors)
Civil War I#6 (December, 2006) - Mark Millar (writer), Steve McNiven (pencils), Dexter Vines (inks), Tom Brevoort, Molly Lazer, Aubrey Sitterson (editors)
Civil War I#7 (January, 2007) - Mark Millar (writer), Steve McNiven (pencils), Dexter Vines, John Dell & Tim Townsend (inks), Tom Brevoort, Molly Lazer, Aubrey Sitterson (editors)
Iron Man/Captain America: Casualties of War#1 (February, 2007) - Christos N. Cage (writer), Jeremy Haun (pencils), Mark Morales (inks), Andy Schmidt (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#1 (June, 2007) - Dan Slott (writer), Stefano Caselli (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#3 (August, 2007) - Dan Slott (writer), Stefano Caselli (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#8 (February, 2008) - Dan Slott, Christos N. Cage (writers), Stefano Caselli (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#10 (May, 2008) - Dan Slott, Christos N. Cage (writers), Stefano Caselli (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#11 (June, 2008) - Dan Slott, Christos N. Cage (writers), Stefano Caselli (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#14 (August, 2008) - Dan Slott, Christos N. Cage (writers), Stefano Caselli (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#15 (September, 2008) - Dan Slott, Christos N. Cage (writers), Harvey Talibao (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Marvel Comics Presents II#11/3 (September, 2008) - B. Clay Moore (writer), Lee Weeks (pencils, inks), Stefano Gaudiano (inks), Warren Simons (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#20 (February, 2009) - Dan Slott, Christos N. Cage (writers), Steve Kurth (pencils), Drew Hennessy (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#21 (March, 2009) - Christos N. Cage (writer), Humberto Ramos (pencils, inks), Jeanine Schaefer (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#22 (April, 2009) - Christos N. Cage (writer), Humberto Ramos (pencils, inks), Jeanine Schaefer (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative#23 (une, 2009) - Christos N. Cage (writer), Humberto Ramos (pencils, inks), Jeanine Schaefer (editor)
I Am An Avenger#2/4 (December, 2010) - Jacob Chabot (writer, artist), Lauren Sankovitch, Tom Brevoort (editors)
I Am An Avenger#3/3 (January, 2011) - Marc Sumerak (writer), Antonio Fuso (artist), Lauren Sankovitch (editor)
Fear Itself: The Deep#4 (November, 2011) - Cullen Bunn (writer), Lee Garbett (pencils), Dave Melkis, John Lucas, Rick Magyar (inkers), Jeanine Schaefer (editor)
Heroes for Hire III#12 (November, 2011) - Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning (writers), Brad Walker (pencils), Andrew Hennessy (inks), Bill Roseanne (editor)
Captain America VII#25 (December, 2014) - Rick Remender (writer), Carlos Pacheco, Stuart Immonen (pencillers), Mariano Taibo, Wade Von Grawbadger (inkers), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers World#15 (January, 2015) - Nick Spencer, Frank Barbiere (writers), Marco Checchetto (pencils, inks), Will Moss (editor)
Avengers World#16 (February, 2015) - Nick Spencer, Frank Barbiere (writers), Marco Checchetto, Ramon Rosanas (pencils, inks), Will Moss (editor)
Deadpool V#1 (January, 2016) - Gerry Duggan (writer), Mike Hawthorne (pencils), Terry Pallot (inks), Jordan D. White, Heather Antos (editors)
Deadpool V#2 (January, 2016) - Gerry Duggan (writer), Mike Hawthorne (pencils, inks), Jordan D. White, Heather Antos (editors)
Deadpool V#3-4 (February, 2016) - Gerry Duggan (writer), Mike Hawthorne (pencils), Terry Pallot (inks), Jordan D. White, Heather Antos (editors)
Deadpool V#5 (March, 2016) - Gerry Duggan (writer), Mike Hawthorne (pencils), Terry Pallot (inks), Jordan D. White, Heather Antos (editors)
Deadpool V#7/4 (April, 2016) – Ben Acker, Ben Blacker (writers), Danilo Beyruth (artist), Jordan White (editor)
Deadpool and the Mercs for Money I#1-5 (April-August, 2016) – Cullen Bunn (writer), Salvador Espin (artist), Jordan White (editor)
Deadpool V#8 (May, 2016) – Gerry Duggan (writer), Matteo Lolli (artist), Jordan White (editor)
Spider-Man/Deadpool I#3 (May, 2016) – Joe Kelly (writer), Ed McGuinness (penciler), Mark Morales (inker), Jordan White (editor)
Deadpool V#14-17 (August-November, 2016) – Gerry Duggan (writer), Mike Hawthorne (penciler), Terry Pallot (inker), Jordan White (editor)
Deadpool and the Mercs for Money II#1-3 (September-November, 2016) – Cullen Bunn (writer), Iban Coello (artist), Jordan White (editor)
Slapstick Infinite Comic II#1 (February, 2017) – Reilly Brown, Fred Van Lente (writers), Diego Olortegui (artist), Jordan White (editor)
Slapstick Infinite Comic I#2-6 (March-July, 2017) - Reilly Brown, Fred Van Lente (writers), Reilly Brown, Diego Olortegui (artists), Jordan White (editor)
Deadpool IV#28 (May, 2017) – Gerry Duggan (writer), Salvador Espin (artist), Jordan White (editor)
Spider-Man/Deadpool I#19 (September, 2017) – Joshua Corin (writer), Will Robson (artist), Devin Lewis (editor)
Spider-Man/Deadpool I#20 (October, 2017) – Joshua Corin (writer), Will Robson (penciler), Scott Hanna (inker), Devin Lewis (editor)
Despicable Deadpool I#298 (June, 2018) – Gerry Duggan (writer), Mike Hawthorne (penciler), Terry Pallot (inker), Jordan White (editor)
Iron Man 2020 II#2 (April, 2020) – Dan Slott, Chrisos Gage (writers), Pete Woods (artist), Tom Brevoort (editor)
First Posted: 02/18/2016
Last Updated: 10/20/2020
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