MACH 1

Real Name: Danny Paterson

Identity/Class: Human mutate (fringe character)

Occupation: Scientist

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Formerly the Amazon jungle

First Appearance: (mentioned only): Marvel Super Heroes Campaign Book (1984)

Powers/Abilities: With his altered larynx, Mach 1 can produce sounds in any frequency, amplitude or tone, form physical barriers or echoes, perfectly imitate any sound or create areas where no sound can enter or leave.He also has regenerative capabilities and clawed feet strong enough to pierce brick and iron.

His costume has collapsible wings built into it, giving him limited flight.

Mach 1 is also talented in first aid and geology.

Height: Unrevealed
Weight: Unrevealed
Eyes: Unrevealed
Hair: Unrevealed

History: (Marvel Super Heroes Campaign Book - BTS) - Danny Paterson was part of a scientific expedition to the Amazon jungle when he was knocked from his canoe. A group of mysterious natives found him and nursed him back to health, giving him a powerful herbal potion that reacted to his blood and granted him special powers. His larynx was altered by the potion, giving him the ability to produce sounds in any frequency, amplitude or tone, and his feet were also altered, turning them into claws capable of piercing brick. Unable to keep his identity a secret due to his altered physical appearance, Danny decided to become the hero Mach 1, keeping his origin a secret to protect the natives who saved his life.

Comments: Created by Steve Winter and Jeff Grubb.

The character was created as an example (narrated by Spider-Man, who used the Daily Bugle copier machine to "print" the information) of a player-created character for TSR's Marvel Super Heroes pen-and-paper RPG. Each section of the Campaign book had a different Marvel character explaining the rules of the game and Spider-Man explains the rules of creating a character by walking the reader through creating Mach 1.
As such, he exists on the fringes of the Marvel Universe. Personally, I'd like to think Mach 1 exists within reality-616 since his story doesn't contradict anything in 616 but one could argue that he is nothing more than a fictional character created by Earth-616's Spider-Man since Spidey narrates the section in which he is "created." - Proto-Man

Mach 1 was never actually seen so his physical stats were impossible to approximate. - Proto-Man

Profile by David Lawrence.

CLARIFICATIONS:
Mach 1 has no known connections to:


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Appearances:
Marvel Super Heroes Campaign Book (1984) - Steve Winter (writer), Jeff Grubb (designer), Troy Denning (editor)


First Posted: 11/16/2019
Last updated: 11/16/2019

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