TARRAX THE TAMER
Real Name: Unrevealed
Occupation: Animal trainer, circus performer,
Group Membership: Circus of Crime (Clown/Eliot "Crafty" Franklin, Fire-Eater/Tomas Ramirez, Great Gambonnos, Human Cannonball, Iron Jack Baker, Princess Python, Ringmaster/Maynard Tiboldt)
Affiliations: Circus of Crime (Clown/Eliot "Crafty" Franklin, Fire-Eater/Tomas Ramirez, Great Gambonnos, Human Cannonball, Iron Jack Baker, Princess Python, Ringmaster/Maynard Tiboldt)
Enemies: Goliath (Bill Foster),
Iceman (Bobby Drake), Thing (Ben Grimm)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Mobile
First Appearance: Marvel Two-in-One I#76
Powers/Abilities: Tarrax the Tamer was a talented animal tamer, using whips, food and other motivations to get animals to obey his commands in circus performance acts. Among his animals were elephants, gorillas, orangutans, panthers, tigers and leopards. He used these animals as part of the Circus of Crime to frighten civilians or to attack super heroes.
Hair: Dark brown
History: (Marvel Two-in-One
I#76) – Tarrax the Tamer developed his
skills as an animal trainer, working with many different mammal species
including elephants, gorillas, orangutans, panthers, tigers and
briefly joined the Circus of Crime.
(Marvel Two-in-One I#76) – The Circus of Crime pilfered riches and belongings from the crowd after Ringmaster hypnotized them but soon, super heroes Thing, Iceman and Goliath attacked, defeating the Circus before the police arrived. During the fight, Tarrax the Tamer sent his big cats against the Thing then after the Ringmaster released the crowd from their hypnosis, Tarrax sent his animals against the civilians to get them to get them to stampede.
Comments: Created by Tom DeFalco, David Michelinie, Jerry Bingham and Chic Stone.
Looks like Thing scared Tarrax off, as he never showed up with the Circus of Crime again.
Profile by Chadman.
Tarrax the Tamer should not be confused with
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Marvel Two-in-One I#76, p13, pan5 (with cats)
Marvel Two-in-One I#76, p17, pan1 (on elephant)
Marvel Two-in-One I#76 (June, 1981) – Tom DeFalco, David Michelinie (writers), Jerry Bingham (penciler), Chic Stone (inker), Jim Salicrup (editor)
First Posted: 08/25/2018
Last updated: 08/25/2018
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