Real Name: Spike Dexter
Identity/Class: Human mutate
Occupation: Apprentice pet store employee
Group Membership: None
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Manhattan (see comments)
First Appearance: Marvel Super Heroes Adventure Game: Game Book (1998)
Powers/Abilities: Able to curl up into an impenetrable ball of spines. He can exude an irritating liquid that coats his spines, which he can use in hand-to-hand combat as weapons; he also has sharp teeth.
(Marvel Super Heroes Adventure Game: Game Book) - Apprentice pet store employee Spike Dexter accepted a delivery of adorable hedgehogs rescued from scientific experimentation. Unaccustomed to dealing with the shy nocturnal creatures, Dexter jostled a sleeping hedgehog and came away with spine marks on his hand. Unfortunately the insectivorous creatures came from the science hall at Midtown High, where one of the hedgehogs had eaten a dying spider that had accidentally absorbed a fantastic amount of radioactivity. Without warning Dexter's body blossomed with spines and fur. Now sleeping during the day, Dexter ventures cautiously into the night to fight evil as - the hapless Hedgehog!
Comments: Created by Steven "Stan" Brown.
Hedgehog appeared in TSR's licensed Marvel Super
Heroes Adventure Game: Game Book as an example of how players might go about
creating a character. The indicia makes it clear that all characters depicted
within belong to Marvel, so presumably if someone wanted to bring the Hedgehog
into the comics (or movies!), they could.
I'm not holding my breath.
Perhaps more than one spider had been thusly irradiated, as the Thousand ate the spider that empowered Spider-Man.
Profile by Loki.
Hedgehog has no known connections to:
images: (without ads)
Marvel Super Heroes Adventure Game: Game Book, p197 (main image)
Marvel Super Heroes Adventure Game: Game Book (1998) - Steven "Stan" Brown (and many others, but he appears to be the one who wrote the section Hedgehog appeared in) (writer, art)
First Posted: 13/03/2019
Last updated: 13/03/2019
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