Real Name: Unrevealed
Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-57780)
Occupation: Poacher, thief, manager of his
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: henchmen (names unrevealed)
Enemies: Shanna, Spider-Man (Peter Parker), mall shop owners (all Earth-57780)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Mobile internationally (Earth-57780)
First Appearance: Spidey Super Stories#14/5
Powers/Abilities: Trapper is a money-focused
hunter, and is very skilled and experienced at capturing wild animals
and setting traps. He can handle a bullwhip and can train wild animals
to perform violent acts. He has a solid athletic build and is used to
Height: 6'1" (by approximation)
Weight: 190 lbs. (by approximation)
Hair: None (bald)
(Spidey Super Stories#14/5 (fb) - BTS) - Trapper
gained a reputation as a brutal hunter and trick-savvy poacher of wild
animals, particularly rare jungle species, selling them for money. He captured
a unique but ill white elephant in the care of vet Dr. Shanna O'Hara in
(Spidey Super Stories#14/5) - Shanna changed into her Jungle Queen costume and was joined by Spider-Man in tracking the hunter, but Spidey became caught in a rope trap. Trapper tried to cage him for sale, but was himself kicked by Shanna into a pit trap. Shanna and Spider-Man then rounded up Trapper and his three henchmen, putting them in a cage for the Game Warden.
(Spidey Super Stories#35/2 (fb)) - Free again,
Trapper continued hunting wild animals for his Jungle Land park, even
training some animals to break and steal. He went on a big heist at a New York shopping mall using many animals.
(Spidey Super Stories#35/2) - Forcing information
from one of Trapper's henchmen, Shanna and Spider-Man found the right
mall. Spidey followed Shanna's plan to dress up like a gorilla and he
infiltrated the animal pack and derailed the robbery, causing Trapper
to fall. Shanna soon had the animals responding to her, so Trapper fled
into a store to get away from the misbehaving gorilla (actually
Spider-Man), but Trapper was caught and tied up by Shanna.
Comments: Created by Jean Thomas (writer), Win Mortimer (pencils), Mike Esposito & Tony Mortellaro (inks).
Trapper has no known Earth-616 counterpart.
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Trapper of Earth-57780 has no known connections to:
Spidey Super Stories#35, p7 (main image)
Spidey Super Stories#14, p29, pan4 (headshot)
Spidey Super Stories#14/5 (December, 1975) - Jean Thomas (writer), Win Mortimer (pencils), Mike Esposito & Tony Mortellaro (inks), A.J. Hays (editor)
Spidey Super Stories#35/2 (September, 1978) - Jim Salicrup &/or Linda Lee Karas (writer), Win Mortimer (pencils), Mike Esposito (inks), A.J. Hayes & Julie Mishkin (editors)
First posted: 04/14/18
Last updated: 04/14/18
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