Real Name: Theodore Sallis (possibly) (see comments)
Identity/Class: Extradimensional/alternate reality
human mutate (see comments)
Occupation: Unrevealed, if any
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Amy, Harry, Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
Boris, unidentified criminals
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Man-Thing's swamp,
First Appearance: Marvel Adventures:
Spider-Man I#18 (August, 2006)
Powers/Abilities: The Man-Thing
has superhuman strength and durability. Due to his swamp-like body, it
to harm him with various guns and even more so in hand-to-hand
Man-Thing can sense strong emotions like anger and hate, and is
especially attracted by fear. Man-Thing produces an acid compound that
burns everything knowing fear via touch.
Height: 7'0" (by approximation) (see comments)
Weight: 507 lbs. (by approximation) (see comments)
History: (Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man I#18 (fb) - BTS) - The Man-Thing was a creature that lived in the swamp in the Florida and at various points, it crossed paths with several superheroes.
(Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man I#18) - One day, the attention of Man-Thing was attracted by the crash of a plane that was shot down by a gang of criminals. Upon reaching the crash site, the creature killed one of the fearful criminals with its burning touch. The wounded pilot (a man named Harry) soon saw Man-Thing, asking it to find his daughter Amy and save her. Hearing Harry's words, Man-Thing set off in search of the girl. A few minutes later, Spider-Man arrived at the crash site and saved Harry from an alligator. When Harry mentioned the swamp monster and the salvation of his daughter before losing consciousness, Spider-Man thought that Man-Thing was a danger to the child and hastened to stop him.
Man-Thing easily managed to find a scared girl as she was being chased by the two surviving bandits from the plane crash. One of the criminals shot him from a high-tech gun but this did not stop the monster and Spider-Man soon appeared, attacking Man-Thing. The swamp monster attacked the superhero in response. Spidey climbed a tree but Man-Thing uprooted it and tried to throw Spider-Man off. While the two were fighting, the bandits attempted to kill the girl but fortunately, Spider-Man saved her with the help of a web. Realizing that Spider-Man had wanted to save the child and was not an enemy, Man-Thing helped him to defeat the villains. In gratitude for saving her life, Amy hugged the monster. Later, Man-Thing watched ambulances and police leaving the scene.
Comments: Created by Peter David, Mike Norton
and Norman Lee.
Man-Thing's real name and stats are taken from his Earth-616 counterpart. It should be noted there are no any implications that he even was a human to begin with.
Profile by Mike Castle.
Earth-20051's Man-Thing has no known connections to:
images: (without ads)
Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man I#18, cover (Man-Thing with Spider-Man, main image)
Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man I#18, p14, pan2 (Man-Thing's regeneration)
Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man I#18, p8, pan3 (Man-Thing meets Harry)
Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man I#18, p16, pa 1 (Man-Thing attacks Spidey)
Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man I#18, p20, pan5 (Man-Thing and Amy)
Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man I#18 (August, 2006) - Peter David (writer), Mike Norton (pencils), Norman Lee (inks), Mark Paniccia (editor)
First Posted: 04/28/2020
Last updated: 04/28/2020
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