Real Name: Chiron (presumably)
Identity/Class: Sub-species of humanity (Inhuman) mutate
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Asmodeus, Black Bolt (Blackagar Boltagon), Kaliban, Maximus the Mad
Enemies: Human Torch (Johnny Storm),
Ronan the Accuser
Known Relatives: Stallior (brother), at least ten generations of unidentified ancestors
Base of Operations: Attilan
First Appearance: Fantastic Four I#117
Powers/Abilities: Chiron resembles a centaur, half-man and half-horse. He likely
strength and durability, and can likely run as fast as, well, a horse.
carried a gun that could fire concussive blasts.
Height: 7'1" (by approximation)
Weight: 425 lbs. (by approximation)
Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition I#6 - Inhumans entry -
BTS) - Chiron and his brother Stallior were born with centaur-like
appearances due to hereditary transfer of ten generations of
(Fantastic Four I#117) – When the Human Torch drew too close to Attilan, three Inhumans loyal to Maximus the Mad worked together to hold him off, including Chrion, Kaliban and Asmodeus. Kaliban hit the hero with an ion-blast then Chrion ordered Asmodeus to catch him. The Human Torch blasted free and fired on the Inhumans. Chiron shot the hero with a concussive blast but the Torch destroyed Chiron's gun. Chiron ordered a retreat but Torch cornered him, demanding to know where Crystal was. When Chiron told Torch that Crystal wasn't there, the Torch willingly left.
(Inhumans III#4) – With Attilan afloat in space, Chiron, Stallior and Centarius were among the Inhumans who watched Black Bolt fight Ronan the Accuser over the fate of the Inhumans. Though Black Bolt won, the Inhuman populace voted to remain in space. The three centaurs were told to escort Ronan to his cell.
Comments: Created by Archie Goodwin, John
Buscema and Joe Sinnott.
Chiron's brother, Stallior, achieved the same mutation from hereditary transfer of Terrigenated genes, that of a centaur. While both like to wear armor associated with Roman soldiers, Stallior leans more toward using a mace in combat. It is likely rare for brothers to develop the same mutation. Another Inhuman, Centarius, is also an Inhuman centaur, though any connections to Chiron and Stallior is unrevealed.
Chiron was not specifically identified in Inhumans III#4 but there are three centaurs there among the Inhumans, so it is very likely that Chiron, Stallior and Centarius present.
The Inhumans entry in the Official Handbook of the
Universe: Deluxe Edition confirms that Chiron and Stallior are
is no mention of Centaurius being a relation.
In addition, the Inhumans entry lists Fantastic Four I#129 as Chiron's First Appearance but since he is not seen at all in that issue, it stands to reason that it was an error and his correct First Appearance is Fantastic Four I#117. - Proto-Man
Profile by Chadman.
Chiron should not be confused with:
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Fantastic Four I#117, p4, pan1 (Chiron with Asmodeus, main)
Fantastic Four I#117, p5, pan4 (Chiron with Human Torch)
Fantastic Four I#117 (December, 1971) – Archie Goodwin (writer), John Buscema (penciler), Joe Sinnott (inker), Stan Lee (editor)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition I#6 (May, 1985) - Mark Gruenwald (writer, producer), Peter Sanderson (writer, researcher), Bob Budiansky (Inhumans entry pencils), Josef Rubinstein (inks), Howard Mackie (assistant editor), Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Inhumans III#4 (October, 2000) – Rafael Marin (writer), Jorge Lucas (artist), Joe Quesada (editor)
First Posted: 03/09/2020
Last updated: 03/09/2020
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