WILL OF THE PEOPLE
Real Name: John Raven
Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-7305)
Group Membership: Corps (Captain Britain/Brian
Braddock of Earth-616, numerous others)
Affiliations: None known
Enemies: The Fist ninja clan
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Earth-7305
First Appearance: Excalibur I#50 (May, 1992)
Powers/Abilities: Will of the People might have had the same superhuman strength, durability and flight powers that were typical with other members of the Corps.
Will of the People was an extremely skilled martial artist.
Height: 6'1" (by approximation)
Weight: 185 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Blue (presumably)
Hair: Red (presumably)
History: (Official Handbook of the Marvel
Universe A to Z HC Vol. 2 - Corps entry - BTS) - John Raven became the
Will of the People, Earth-7305's representative in the multidimensional
(Excalibur I#50) - When extradimensional sorcerer
Necrom attempted to converge the multiverse into a singularity, Will of
the People was briefly transported to Earth-616 during a battle with
ninjas before returning to his home reality almost as quickly as he
appeared, making Earth-616's Excalibur think him to merely be an
Comments: Created by Alan Davis and Mark Farmer.
Will of the People's actual eye and hair color were impossible to determine, as he was never seen without his mask. However, his eye and hair color can be presumed to be the same as his Earth-691 counterpart, Killraven. His height and weight were also approximated based on his Earth-691 counterpart.
Will of the People's real name, codename and status
as a member of the Corps was first revealed in the Corps entry of
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z HC Vol. 2 (2008).
His status as a Corps member might arguably have been confirmed in the Handbook, but it wasn't revealed there; the costume is a dead giveaway that he's connected to the Corps. - Loki
BIG THANKS to Loki for providing additional background/comments regarding Will of the People!
Profile by Proto-Man.
Will of the People has no known connections to:
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Excalibur I#50, p2, pan5 (Will of the People, main image)
Excalibur I#50 (May, 1992) - Alan Davis (writer, pencils), Mark Farmer (inks), Terry Kavanagh (editor)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z HC Vol. 2 (2008) - Jeff Christiansen (head writer, coordinator), Sean McQuaid, Stuart Vandal, Ronald Byrd, Michael Hoskin, Mark O'English, Eric J. Moreels, Madison Carter, Mike Fichera, Al Sjoerdsma, Chad Anderson, David Wiltfong, Chris Biggs, Jacob Rougemont, Rich Green, Kyle Sims, Anthony Flamini, David Sexton, Bill Lentz, Barry Reese, Jonathan Couper-Smartt (writers), Pablo Raimondi (Corps entry art), Jeff Youngquist, Jennifer Grunwald (editors)
First Posted: 03/15/2019
Last updated: 03/16/2019
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