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Real Name: Zzzax

Identity/Class: Electrical field being

Occupation: Purveyor of destruction

Group Membership: None;
    formerly the Unified Field (Graviton/Franklin Hall, Halflife/Banca Rech, Quantum/Lomen)

Affiliations: A.I.M., Black Fog, M.O.D.O.K. (George Tarleton), Shocker (Randall Darby), Super-Adaptoid, Jack Truman, Zero/One (Parul Kurinji);
    formerly Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross

Enemies: Annie (LMD), Avengers (Captain America/Sam Wilson, Hulk/Amadeus Cho, Iron Man/Tony Stark, Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan, Nova/Sam Alexander), Cable (Nathan Summers), Champions (Brawn/Amadeus Cho, Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan, Spider-Man/Miles Morales, Viv Vision), Darkhold Redeemers (Jinx/William Hastings, Victoria Montesi), Desert Stars (Johnny Cool, Komodo/Melati Kusuma, Supermax, Two-Gun Kid/Matt Liebowicz), Hawkeye (Clint Barton), Heavy Hitters (Gravity/Greg Willis, Hardball/Roger Brokeridge, Nonstop, Telemetry), Hulk (Dr. Bruce Banner), Hulk (Rick Jones), Hulkbusters (Agent Cheesecake, Crimson, Clay Quartermain, She-Hulk/Jennifer Walters), Iron Man (Tony Stark), Scott Lang, Spirits of Vengeance (Johnny Blaze, Ghost Rider/Daniel Ketch/Noble Kale), Mighty Avengers (Amadeus Cho, Quicksilver/Pietro Maximoff, US Agent/John Walker), Michael Morbius, Nightstalkers (Blade/Eric Brooks, Frank Drake, Hannibal King), Power Man (Luke Cage), Project: Achilles (Gaffer/Sidney Levine and others), Red Hulk (Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross), Will Robinson, Scarlet Witch (Wanda Maximoff), SHIELD, Soul Star Research (Alexandria Knox, Stan Landers, Mark Revel), Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Spider-X (Brian Kornfield), Thule Society, West Coast Avengers (Hawkeye/Clint Barton, Iron Man/Tony Stark, Mockingbird/Barbara Morse, Wonder Man/Simon Williams)

Known Relatives: Axon (Erin Cicero, mutated with Zzzax's samples)

Aliases: The Living Dynamo, Rozzz

Base of Operations: MODOK Superior's hidden base, New York City;
    formerly H.A.M.M.E.R. base;
    formerly Project: Achilles, S.H.I.E.L.D. base;
    formerly The Raft, near Ryker's Island, New York;
    formerly Gamma Base, New Mexico;
    formerly Northwind Observatory, upstate New York;
    formerly Edison Breeder Reaction Power Station, Lake Michigan, Illinois;
    formerly Soul Star Research center, Chicago;
    formerly consolidated Edison Power Plant, New York (place of creation)

First Appearance: Incredible Hulk II#166 (August, 1973)

Powers/Abilities: Zzzax manifests itself as a large mass of highly luminescent electrical sparks in semi-humanoid form. It is whitish-yellow in color and reeks of ozone. Zzzax is an "electromagnetic intelligence", possessing a crude level of intelligence and superhuman strength and durability. It is able to hover or fly in the air and to generate powerful blasts of electricity. The high voltage of its physical form is able to incinerate any matter in its path. At its most powerful, Zzzax's voltage reaches well into the hundreds of thousands. Zzzax subsists by drawing all available electromagnetic fields into itself and can increase its intelligence via the absorption of the electrical impulses of human brains, although it has proven unable to absorb such energy from the Hulk. It is also able to manipulate electrical impulses in the human body to control muscular activity. Zzzax's thoughts and behavior can be influenced by the strong desires of humans whose electrical impulses it has absorbed. It is exceptionally vulnerable to dissipation via short circuiting or grounding of its physical form.

Height: Variable, maximum of 40'
Weight: Negligible
Eyes: None
Hair: None


first appearance


(Incredible Hulk II#166) - Zzzax was created when a group of terrorists caused a massive explosion in the Edison Power Plant in New York. The explosion caused a chain reaction in the atomic chamber, fusing all the available electrical power together into a semi-humanoid being that became known as Zzzax. Incinerating all humans in its path, he absorbed their electro-psionic fields to increase its own intelligence. As his intelligence grew, he went on a murderous rampage through New York. News of the walking disaster reached former Avenger Hawkeye who was looking for an opportunity to prove himself. While Hawkeye made his way through town, Zzzax stumbled across Dr. Bruce Banner. Figuring Banner was yet another mere human, he fired one of his electrical beams at Banner which stunned him. At the same time, Hawkeye arrived and fired one of his electrically operated arrows to see if he could disrupt Zzzax's body. Unimpressed Zzzax took down the building he stood on. The noise woke Banner up, as soon as he saw the creature he turned into the Hulk and attacked Zzzax. It wasn't until Hawkeye and Hulk combined their attacks that they seemed to slow down the monster. He was defeated when Hawkeye short-circuited his form by firing an arrow with a conducting wire through his form. As soon as the shaft hit the waters of the East River, the circuit was completed, ending in Zzzax's seeming destruction.

(Marvels#4 (fb) - BTS) - Zzzax's confrontation against the Hulk and Hawkeye was caught on television by famed superhero photographer Phil Sheldon and his assistant Martha.

(Avengers I#114 (fb) ) - The Avengers saw Hawkeye and Hulk's fight on TV, learning that way of Hawkeye's return to NYC.

(Defenders I#7 (fb) - BTS) - After fighting Namor and Valkyrie, Hawkeye reminisced about the events that had led up to their confrontation, including the time he helped the Hulk against Zzzax.

(Captain America I#179 - BTS) - After Hawkeye had fought Captain America dressed as the Golden Archer he remembered how he had met other superheroes like Spider-Man and Daredevil and how he had fought Zzzax.

(Incredible Hulk II#183) - Zzzax was reformed when a group of scientists at the Soul Star Research developed a mechanism capable of collecting and recording the scattered electrical brain waves of any human being alive or dead. When the group, accompanied by Dr. Bruce Banner, activated the machine it instead collected all the scattered energy of Zzzax, bringing the being back to life. Looking to expand its intelligence once again by absorbing that of those around him, he drained scientist Stan Landers. This was enough for Banner to lose control and turn into the Hulk. The green behemoth attacked Zzzax, who found himself influenced by the mind he had just taken. Landers was in love with his colleague Alexandria, forcing Zzzax to grab her. In a manner not unlike King Kong, Zzzax fled with Alexandria, climbing the top of the John Hancock Center with her. The Hulk pursued them, but while they fought on the roof Landers' last colleague Revel arrived on the scene by helicopter. Revel managed to short-circuit Zzzax by shooting a copper wire through it, and then flying straight into a thunderstorm and being struck by lightning, Zzzax was once again seemingly destroyed.

(Avengers I#145 - BTS) - In an effort to learn more about the Avengers, the Assassin had gained several videotapes of the Avengers' battles, among them Hawkeye's past struggle against Zzzax.

Zzzax with Alexandria Knox

(Power Man#47) - During a meltdown in Illinois Edison's breeder reactor, Zzzax was once again reborn, though the consciousness of Stan Lander had survived as well and continued to influence Zzzax. Landers' feelings for Alexandria caused Zzzax to want to find her again. Before he left, he drained the brains of Will Robinson and a dozen other brilliant scientists. He soon materialized in Alexandria's living room through a lamp, but was faced by Power Man (Luke Cage) who was visiting the woman after having previously rescued her from a train wreck. Cage again rescued the woman from Zzzax who destroyed her home. Now fighting on the streets of New York, Zzzax finally managed to overpower Cage and knock him out. The creature took Alexandria back to the Illinois Edison's breeder reactor. Zzzax planned to transform her into a living electrical being like himself by directly reverting Alexandria into a basic atomic structure that he could then recreate in his own image. Cage and Alexandria's husband Mark Revel made their way to the breeder reactor and saw how Zzzax had shackled the woman to the paramagnetron grid. As Cage attacked Zzzax, Revel tried to sneak up on the creature with a special hose line, connected to the plant's reservoir of liquid helium and hit the creature with four hundred-thirty degrees below zero, turning it's leg to crystal. But as Cage managed to rescue the woman Zzzax had killed Revel. Outraged, Cage ran a steel collar through him, briefly slapping Zzzax on the paramagnetron grid Alexandria had been chained to previously. But that one moment was long enough for the freezing helium fog to disrupt the reactor's power controls, leading to a super explosion. In the aftermath, Zzzax was nowhere to be found.

(Incredible Hulk II#285) - As part of the final construction work on Banner's Northwind Observatory in upstate New York, Stark International delivered a gamma ray power core which was supposed to power the facility. But when the core was activated, a sudden energy surge appeared which also released Zzzax. Stark International had purchased the power core from Soul Star Research where Zzzax's residue had been trapped. He was defeated after a brief battle with Banner, who in those days was in control of the Hulk. Banner ran power cables through Zzzax that were connected to a generator which drew its power from stellar and quasi-stellar sources. By reversing the generator's polarity, Zzzax was sent out into space.

(West Coast Avengers II#13 (fb) - BTS) - As part of his latest plan to conquer Earth, Graviton searched the cosmos to gather a superhuman force that represented the basis of reality. While he himself represented gravity, he eventually found and recruited the strong force (Quantum) and weak force (Halflife). Not able to find a proper representative of electromagnetism, he decided to pick Zzzax. But, since the monster had lost a fight against Hawkeye, Graviton didn't expect much of the creature which he helped to reform.

(West Coast Avengers II#12) - Zzzax emerged from the high voltage lines of a Californian power plant. He met up with the alien Halflife before making their way to Los Angeles where Quantum was already waiting for them. Together the group attacked the city until the West Coast Avengers arrived. Wonder Man and Iron Man took on Quantum, Hawkeye and Mockingbird faced Zzzax and Halflife. Figuring he could repeat his original strategy to defeat the apparently mindless electrical adversary, Hawkeye soon realized it wouldn't work because there was no body of water in downtown LA. That problem was solved when Wonder Man smashed the sidewalks, bursting a few water mains. Wonder Man grabbed the spouting pipes and doused Zzzax, making him an easy target for Hawkeye who finished him off with one of his special arrows.

Zzzax possessing General Ross

(Incredible Hulk II#325 (fb) - BTS) - After his defeat at the hands of the Avengers, Zzzax was captured by SHIELD who placed the monster in a specially prepared, insulated vacuum-tube. It was then decided the creature would be relocated to Gamma Base where he was intended to be used as a way to empower general Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross.

(Incredible Hulk II#325) - After arriving at Gamma Base, Zzzax was transferred to a special cell, but mere hours later it found a poorly insulated spot and short-circuited every electrical system in the base until SHIELD was able to fix the problem.

(Incredible Hulk II#326) - General Ross intended to take Zzzax's powers for his own in an attempt to beat his archenemy the Hulk single-handedly. Ross was placed inside a special containment next to Zzzax in preparation for the transfusion. The SHIELD agents were unable to tell how Ross would react to the infusion of the living energy but they were certain the general's hatred of the Hulk would fuel his determination to stick it out. When the procedure started and the SHIELD apparatus forced Zzzax to merge with Ross, the electrical creature fooled them all. Deliberately holding back its energies until the transferal circuits were fully activated, he unleashed his energies, overwhelming all involved. As a result, Ross' mind was absorbed into Zzzax's, leaving behind only an empty shell. With Ross a part of him, Zzzax developed a massive hatred for the Hulk. Thaddeus' influence on Zzzax was so severe, it started calling itself Rozzz by the time it left Gamma Base to find the Hulk. After searching the desert Rozzz finally located his enemy. He struck him down, but when the Hulk reverted back to Dr. Banner, who fell unconscious, he noticed another Hulk (Rick Jones) and prepared to battle him.

(Incredible Hulk II#327) - Having trouble keeping Thaddeus Ross' personality from taking control, Rozzz had already forgotten about Banner, instead focussing completely on the Rick Jones-Hulk. Completely oblivious to the fact he wasn't fighting the real Hulk, Rozzz cursed Jones out, blaming him for ruining his entire life, while beating him senseless. Jones was barely able to defend himself, given his limited experience as a Hulk. The battle was halted when Banner regained consciousness and demanded Rozzz's attention. Realizing Bruce was the one he really wanted, but with his mind still hazy, Rozzz simply struck Banner again and returned to his attack on the Rick Jones-Hulk. Rozzz finally decided to change tactics, planning to defeat his enemy by taking control of his body. But being in the Hulk's body made Rozzz feel weaker (the Rick Jones-Hulk would always revert back to his human form at dawn). Rozzz chose to leave his body again. Zzzax's own consciousness resurfaced briefly, fighting Ross for control of its form. Though Ross regained control, Bruce forced him to recognize that he was now a monster, which was exactly what he hated about the Hulk. Horrified because he knew this to be true, Rozzz fled, presumably to space.

(Incredible Hulk II#330 (fb) - BTS) - Ross' consciousness fled back to his body with a portion of Zzzax's electric power still intact.

(Incredible Hulk II#330 - BTS) - Ross regained consciousness and used the remaining electrostatic charge from Zzzax to apparently slay the parasitic Nevermind.

(Marvel Comics Presents I#8/4 (fb)) - While still floating in space Zzzax suddenly felt himself being pulled toward Earth as a result of Iron Man testing a device designed to draw static electricity from the air. As Zzzax's essence entered into the machine, it overloaded and exploded. When the dust cleared, Zzzax was restored to life and, because it had absorbed a ton of ambient, pure electrical energy it had rid itself of Thunderbolt Ross' identity. Zzzax saw Iron Man and decided to attack him. After delaying Zzzax's attacks with holograms of himself, Iron Man figured he could possibly contain the electric monster by draining its energy into his armor's power pods. While that strategy proved successful, Stark quickly realized Zzzax was now trying to take control of his armor and was forced to release him. Zzzax didn't bother to finish off his enemy and went out to seek more power. Taking a moment to gather his thoughts and formulate a new plan, Iron Man resumed his attack on Zzzax. After spraying a cable with liquid nitrogen, the Avenger managed to increase its conductivity to such a degree it absorbed Zzzax's form completely. Iron Man then crossed the cables to force a short circuit that once again destroyed Zzzax.

(Marvel Comics Presents I#8/4 - BTS) - During one of his AA-meetings, Tony Stark recalled his battle against Zzzax.

(Midnight Sons Unlimited#3) - Tired of being a joke, super villain Shocker (Randall Darby) discovered through research how to create a creature of pure energy. Darby was aware Zzzax had been created by accident in the past but believed that with his mastery over electricity, the being would become his absolute slave. After he succeeded in restoring Zzzax to life, Shocker sent him against Spider-Man, the Midnight Sons and Spider-X. However, the heroes combined their powers to destroy Zzzax, leaving Shocker vulnerable to their subsequent attack.

Zzzax vs Cable

(Cable II#59) - Hoping to capture the mutant Cable, SHIELD agent Jack Truman came up with a plan. Using an old SHIELD device, Truman managed to recreate Zzzax. Truman figured the electrical monster would feed on Cable's psionic power, leaving the powerful mutant vulnerable. Aware Cable was residing somewhere in New York, Truman unleashed Zzzax on Hell's Kitchen. The unexpected attack took Cable by surprise, he was forced to engage the creature without his trusted Psimitar which he'd left in his safe house. Zzzax, locking in on Cable's energies, hunted him throughout the city. When Cable ducked to avoid an attack, he landed in a puddle of water. That led him to dig up a water main, breaking it open with his hands and hitting Zzzax with the water. Once again, this proved to be the creature's undoing.

(Thunderbolts I#38 - BTS) - Techno did some research on Zzzax and other energy-based beings for his continued work on healing Jolt.

(New Avengers I#1) - During the massive breakout staged by Electro, Zzzax was one of the 46 super powered criminals who managed to escape from their cells.

(New Avengers I#2) - While on his way out, Zzzax and a great number of other criminals encountered Spider-Man. They easily overpowered the webslinger and started to relentlessly beat him up until Captain America intervened.

(Spider-Man: Breakout#1) - Zzzax and the other criminals attacked Spider-Man during the massive breakout.

(New Avengers I#4 - BTS) - The newly formed Avengers counted Zzzax as one of the 46 escaped prisoners.

(She-Hulk II#17) - Zzzax was attacked by SHIELD's Hulkbusters unit, assembled to deal with Hulk's enemies in the aftermath of the green giant's exile from Earth. While wearing a special suit that would insulate her from its electrical powers, She-Hulk picked up Zzzax and threw him in a "ghostbusters"-like trap set up by Clay Quartermain that was sufficient to trap the villain. When the Hulkbusters returned to SHIELD's base the device holding Zzzax was delivered to Project: Achilles. There, all of the Hulk's foes were outfitted with superpowers inhibiting nanobots. However, Achilles leader Gaffer quickly realized the procedure wouldn't work on a creature like Zzzax who was neither human or corporeal. Zzzax's containment box was put aside. Zzzax however managed to escape into SHIELD's computers, reprogramming all the Helicarrier's defense systems to attack all agents present. With his newfound abilities, Zzzax manipulated the android Agent Cheesecake into attacking her friends, had all flying automobiles attack Iron Man, while dozens of Nick Fury LMD's attacked She-Hulk. It even released all of the villains previously captured by the Hulkbusters. Fortunately, Gaffer was still able to activate their nanobots, stunning the villains into unconsciousness. Not much later Zzzax was defeated when he tried to make his way through a power cable to take control of Iron Man's armor. She-Hulk spotted his attempt and quickly attached that particular power cable to the entrapment device.

(Avengers: The Initiative Special#1 (fb) - BTS) - Zzzax escaped from SHIELD custody when their systems had been sabotaged.

(Avengers: The Initiative Special#1) - Zzzax made his way to the Hoover Dam on the Arizona and Nevada border to feed on the dam's generators. His presence was spotted and both states sent their Initiative teams, Nevada's Heavy Hitters and Arizona's Desert Stars, to deal with the situation. The two teams had never worked together, causing them to stumble over one another, trying to stop Zzzax. Former Initiative graduates Komodo and Hardball eventually decided on a plan. Komodo drew Zzzax's attention, giving Hardball a chance to generate one of his electromagnetically powered balls inside Zzzax's body. He expanded it until Zzzax exploded, after which Johnny Cool used his ice-based powers to freeze Zzzax's parts.

(Incredible Hulk II#602/2 (fb) ) - When Norman Osborn rose to power, the samples obtained from Zzzax and other Hulk foes captured by Project: Achilles became property of HAMMER Osborn had General Ryker use them to create the Gamma Corps Black. The Zzzax's samples were implanted in Erin Cicero, a former military prisoner who transformed into Axon. Other Hulk foes whose samples had been used to create new creatures were Abomination and Glob.

(Mighty Avengers I#32) - Zzzax reappeared in New Delhi where he fought and was captured by a squad of Pym's Mighty Avengers (Amadeus Cho, Quicksilver and US Agent).

Zzzax vs MODOK Superior

(Hulk III#36 (fb) - BTS) - Zzzax was once again imprisoned by HAMMER.

(Hulk III#36 (fb)) - When HAMMER was shut down, the device that trapped Zzzax, along with other weaponry, was stolen by a group of criminals who planned to sell them on the black market. Learning of this, MODOK (George Tarleton) decided to acquire Zzzax because he felt the creature had never lived up to its full potential. The deal was made on Staten Island and saw a contented MODOK leaving with the device containing Zzzax.

(Hulk III#36 (fb) - BTS) - To attract the new Red Hulk (Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross), Zzzax was released on a wind turbine park. There, he fed on both wind energy and people, killing them while growing in strength.

(Hulk III#36) - While tracking several energy anomalies, Red Hulk reached the park where he discovered the dead bodies. He was suddenly struck by Zzzax. Instantly recognizing the electrical monster from their shared history, he jumped Zzzax. The creature appeared to have the upperhand, because Red Hulk proved unable to absorb Zzzax's energies. With Hulk in a stranglehold, MODOK appeared and offered a deal to Ross. He offered to empower him with Zzzax's energies once again, provided he used that power to strike at Banner. Ross wasn't interested, forcing MODOK to threaten Hulk's LMD friend Annie. However, unbeknownst to MODOK, the Hulk had used his connection to Zzzax to influence the creature. It suddenly struck MODOK, who instantly put the electrical monster back in its storage case before fleeing the scene.

(Hulk III#37) - Zzzax was placed in a special holding tube in MODOK Superior's secret base that lay one mile under New York City. MODOK hadn't realized that Ross once had a cerebral connection to Zzzax and was therefore methodically reprocessing every kilojoule of energy to prevent that pathway from ever being used again so only he could control Zzzax.

(Hulk III#38) - Manhattan was being destroyed as waves of Sin's (Sinthea Shmidt; daughter of the Red Skull) invasion army followed the work of the Worthy who even defeated the Hulk, thoroughly upsetting Modok as no one should conquer Earth but he and none should kill the Hulk but he. Therefore MODOK and his LMD army set out to fight the Thule Society. After setting aside their differences, Zero/One and Black Fog joined MODOK and the group of LMDs to fight Sin's forces. As a part of this unusual alliance, Zzzax was released from his prison to help the villains fight Sin's forces.

(Hulk IV#1 - BTS) - Dr. Aaron Carpenter remembered reading of Zzzax's battle against the Hulk in the Daily Bugle.

(Avengers featuring Hulk & Nova I#3 (fb) - BTS) - In an effort to simultaneously up his power levels and defeat the Avengers, M.O.D.O.K. tapped into electrical grids and used his additional energy to power up both Zzzax and the Super Adaptoid to send them after the Avengers.

(Avengers featuring Hulk & Nova I#1) - Zzzax appeared near Times Square in New York just as Captain America (Sam Wilson) was investigating energy anomalies. Appearing out of thin air, Zzzax began absorbing the city's energy to convert in into raw power, determined to stop the creature Wilson called upon the Avengers. But as Iron Man, Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan) and Nova (Sam Alexander) arrived to help another energy anomaly came into view as the Super Adaptoid stepped through a portal.

(Avengers featuring Hulk & Nova I#2) - While the Avengers opposed both Zzzax and the Super Adaptoid, Iron Man was accidentally send through a portal. Suspecting Iron Man would deal with whoever dropped the super villain into Times Square, Captain America, Ms. Marvel and Nova worked together to slam Zzzax into the Super Adaptoid seemingly overloading them, leaving behind a puddle of green muck.

(Avengers featuring Hulk & Nova I#3) - Just as Captain America brought teenage Hulk (Amadeus Cho), both Zzzax and the Super Adaptoid regained their forms. Zzzax and the Super Adaptoid, now backed by AIM agents, prepared to attack the Avengers just as Iron Man returned from the portal along with the true culprit, M.O.D.O.K..

(Avengers featuring Hulk & Nova I#4) - During a fierce battle, the Avengers decided to change tactics and had the young Hulk smash M.O.D.O.K. back through the portal which lead to both Zzzax and the Super Adaptoid to be cut off from his additional power. Unable to overpower the Avengers with their additional power, Zzzax and the others quickly fled.

(Champions III#2) - Zzzax next appeared in Dubai where he ran amok destroying the highly advanced city until the Champions arrived, an inexperienced team of teenage superheroes. The young heroes opposed Zzzax in an effort to buy time as their friend Brawn (Amadeus Cho) prepared a special battery containment field. However, as Zzzax continued to devour more energy and grow in size and power he caused Viv Vision to get stuck inside a wall while toppling a large building on top of Ms. Marvel, killing her. Distraught by the apparent death of both girls, Brawn and Spider-Man (Miles Morales) were approached by the evil Mephisto who seduced the boys to make a deal. Changing the outcome and returning both Viv Vision and Ms. Marvel to life without them knowing what had happened, the Champions continued their assault on Zzzax until Brawn successfully trapped the creature in the battery containment field.

(Champions III#1) - The Champions returned to their headquarters with Zzzax trapped inside the battery containment field.

(X-Men Unlimited III#20 - BTS) - At an unrevealed point in time, the Warden of superhuman prison the Dungeon acquired a genetic sample of Zzzax which he later used amongst other samples to become the Human Adaptoid. While invading Krakoa, the Human Adaptoid activated Zzzax's powers along with those of Arclight, Solarr, Vibro and others to combat Juggernaut and Deadpool.

(Scarlet Witch Annual I#1) - While in Dallas, Zzzax fought the Scarlet Witch in mid-air but was easily defeated by the Avenger.

Comments: Created by Steve Englehart (writer), Herb Trimpe (pencils), Sal Trapani (inks).

Though Iron Fist mentioned Zzzax like he was a race in Avengers vs. X-Men#6 there is no known connection between Zzzax and the Electric Legion afaik. They could've been members of the Blips race.
--Markus Raymond

Zzzax has received profiles in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe I#12, the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition#15, the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition#16, Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Hulk 2004, New Avengers Most Wanted Files#1 and Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A-Z HC#14.

Profile by MarvellousLuke

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Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z#14 (main image)
Incredible Hulk II#166, p4, pan3,4,5 (creation)
Incredible Hulk II#166, p5, pan1 (first appearance)
Power Man#47, p13, pan3&4 (planning to change Alexandria)
Incredible Hulk II#326, p13, pan1 & p14, pan2(fused with Ross)
Cable II#59, cover (fighting Cable)
Hulk III#36, p19, pan1&2 (controlled by Red Hulk attacking Modok)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition#16 (master)

Master Edition

Incredible Hulk II#166 (August, 1973) - Steve Englehart (writer), Herb Trimpe (pencils), Sal Trapani (inks), Roy Thomas (editor)
Avengers I#114 (August, 1973) - Steve Englehart (writer), Bob Brown (artist), Roy Thomas (editor)
Incredible Hulk II#183 (January, 1975) - Len Wein (writer), Herb Trimpe (pencils, inks), Roy Thomas (editor)
Power Man#47 (October, 1977) - Chris Claremont (writer), George Tuska (pencils), Bruce Smith (inks), Archie Goodwin (editor)
Incredible Hulk II#285 (July, 1983) - Bill Mantlo (writer), Sal Buscema (pencils), Chic Stone (inks), Al Milgrom (editor)
West Coast Avengers II#12-13 (September-October, 1986) - Steve Engelhard (writer), Al Milgrim (pencils), Joe Sinnott (inks), Mark Gruenwald (editor)
Incredible Hulk II#325 (November, 1986) - Allen Milgrom (writer), Steve Geiger (pencils), Bob McLeod (inks), Bob Harras, Bobbie Chase (editors)
Incredible Hulk II#326 (December, 1986) - Allen Milgrom (writer), Steve Geiger (pencils), Joe Rubinstein (inks), Bob Harras, Bobbie Chase (editors)
Incredible Hulk II#327 (January, 1987) - Allen Milgrom (writer), Steve Geiger (pencils), Sam de la Rosa (inks), Bob Harras, Bobbie Chase (editors)
Marvel Comics Presents I#8/4 (December, 1988) - Sholly Fisch (writer), Javier Saltares (pencils), Chris Ivy (inks)
Midnight Sons Unlimited#3 (October, 1993) - Mort Todd (writer), Javier Saltares (pencils), Mike Whiterby (inks)
Cable II#59 (October, 1998) - Joe Casey (writer), Jose Ladronn (pencils), Juan Vlasco (inks)
Thunderbolts I#38 (May, 2000) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Mark Bagley (pencils), Scott Hanna (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
New Avengers I#1 (January, 2005) - Brian Michael Bendis (writer), David Finch (pencils), Danny Miki (inks), Tom Brevoort, Nicole Wiley, Molly Lazer, Andy Schmidt (editors)
New Avengers I#2 (February, 2005) - Brian Michael Bendis (writer), David Finch (pencils), Danny Mik, Mark Morales (inkers), Tom Brevoort, Nicole Wiley, Molly Lazer, Andy Schmidt (editors)
New Avengers I#4 (April, 2005) - Brian Michael Bendis (writer), David Finch (pencils), Danny Miki (inks), Tom Brevoort, Stephanie Moore, Molly Lazer, Andy Schmidt (editors)
She-Hulk II#17 (May, 2007) - Dan Slott (writer), Rick Burchett (pencils), Cliff Rathburn (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Avengers: The Initiative Special#1 (January, 2009) - Christos N. Gage (writer), Steve Uy (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort, Jeanine Schaefer (editors)
Incredible Hulk II#602/2 (November, 2009) - Fred van Lente (writer), Michael Ryan (pencils), Mark Paniccia (editor)
Mighty Avengers I#32 (February, 2010) - Dan Slott (writer), Khoi Pham (pencils), Craig Yeung (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Hulk III#36 (September, 2011) - Jeff Parker (writer), Patrick Zircher (pencils, inks), Mark Paniccia (editor)
Hulk III#37 (September, 2011) - Jeff Parker (writer), Elena Casagrande (pencils, inks), Mark Paniccia (editor)
Hulk III#38 (October, 2011) - Jeff Parker (writer), Elena Casagrande (pencils, inks), Mark Paniccia (editor)
Avengers featuring Hulk & Nova I#1 (2016) - Brandon Montclare (writer), J.L. Giles (pencils, inks), Darren Sanchez (editor)
Avengers featuring Hulk & Nova I#2 (2016) - Brandon Montclare (writer), J.L. Giles (pencils, inks), Darren Sanchez (editor)
Avengers featuring Hulk & Nova I#3 (2016) - Brandon Montclare (writer), J.L. Giles (pencils, inks), Darren Sanchez (editor)
Avengers featuring Hulk & Nova I#4 (2016) - Brandon Montclare (writer), J.L. Giles (pencils, inks), Darren Sanchez (editor)
Champions III#1 (January, 2019) - Jim Zub (writer), Steven Cummings (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort, Alanna Smith (editors)
Champions III#2 (February, 2019) - Jim Zub (writer), Steven Cummings (pencils, inks), Tom Brevoort, Alanna Smith (editors)
X-Men Unlimited III#20 (January, 2022) - Fabian Nicieza (writer), Matt Horak (pencils, inks), Jordan D. White (editor)
Scarlet Witch Annual I#1 (June, 2023) - Steve Orlando (writer), Carlos Nieto (pencils, inks), Alanna Smith, Kaitlyn Lindtvedt, Will Moss (editors)

First Posted: 08/13/2015
Last updated: 11/03/2023

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