Real Name: Richard Schlickeisen
Identity/Class: Sub-species of humanity (Inhuman) mutate
Occupation: Social Studies teacher
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Iron Man (Tony Stark), Spider-Girl (Anya Corazon)
Enemies: A.I.M., Toxie Doxie (June
Known Relatives: Unidentified wife
Base of Operations: New York City, New York,
First Appearance: (mentioned, first name
unrevealed): Avengers Assemble I#21 (January, 2014);
(fully seen): Avengers Assemble I#22 (February, 2014)
Powers/Abilities: After being exposed to the Terrigen Cloud, Richard Schlickeisen entered a cocoon and developed the ability to avoid being detected by electronics. He is trained as a Social Studies teacher.
History: (Avengers Assemble I#21 (fb) – BTS) – Social studies teacher Richard Schlickeisen was popular with his students, including Anya Corazon. Richard was hit by the Terrigen Cloud and he ended up in a cocoon then the cocoon was placed in the hospital next to another cocoon. Later, both were stolen by A.I.M. and experimented on by Kashmir Vennema.
(Avengers Assemble I#22 (fb) – BTS) – Both cocoons were sold to Toxie Doxie (Dr. June Covington) but A.I.M. had rigged Richard's cocoon with explosives, unable to detect the Inhuman form of Richard inside and assuming he was dead.
(Avengers Assemble I#22) – The cocoons detonated, killing some of Covington's men.
(Avengers Assemble I#22) – Covington examined Richard's body and realized his form was immune to mechanical detection.
(Avengers Assemble I#23 (fb) – BTS) – Covington took Richard's body to her lab and harvested him for DNA so she could replicate his abilities.
(Avengers Assemble I#24 (fb) – BTS) – As Covington experimented on Richard, he was conscious in his own body but unable to act. Covington left his body in the lab and left with the other Inhuman cocoon.
(Avengers Assemble I#24) – Spider-Girl and Iron Man found Richard and got him to the hospital, where he was reunited with his distraught wife. The doctors struggled to treat him because they couldn't scan his body with equipment.
(Avengers Assemble I#25 – BTS) – While Richard remained in the hospital, Spider-Girl and the Avengers defeated Covington and her men, saving the other unhatched cocoon.
Comments: Created by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matteo Buffagni.
Profile by Chadman.
Richard Schlickeisen has no known connections to:
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Avengers Assemble I#24, p10, pan1 (main, with Spider-Girl)
Avengers Assemble I#24, p16, pan2 (face)
Avengers Assemble I#21 (January, 2014) – Kelly Sue DeConnick (writer), Matteo Buffagni (artist), Lauren Sankovitch (editor)
Avengers Assemble I#22 (February, 2014) – Kelly Sue DeConnick, Warren Ellis (writers), Matteo Buffagni, Paco Diaz (artists), Lauren Sankovitch (editor)
Avengers Assemble I#23-24 (March-April, 2014) – Kelly Su DeConnick, Warren Ellis (writers), Matteo Buffagni (artist), Lauren Sankovitch (editor)
Avengers Assemble I#25 (May, 2014) – Kelly Sue DeConnick, Warren Ellis (writers), Matteo Buffagni, Neil Edwards, Raffaele Ienco (artists), Lauren Sankovitch (editor)
First Posted: 04/16/2020
Last updated: 04/16/2020
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