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Real Name: Gretchen Carrenna

Identity/Class: Human mutant

Occupation: Artist/sculptor

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Two artists (names unrevealed)

Enemies: Bushwacker (Carl Burbank), Marauders

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City, USA

First Appearance: Punisher War Journal I#12 (December, 1989)

Powers/Abilities: Gretchen Carrenna has the mutant ability for enhanced artistic insight which she translates into stunning sculptures. Unaware of her mutant ability, her intuitive insight won her critical approval. Otherwise, she has normal human abilities.

Height: 5'6" (by approximation)
Weight: 135 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Gray
Hair: Blond


(Punisher War Journal I#12 (fb) - BTS) - Unaware of her mutant ability for artistic insight, Gretchen Carrenna created sculptures that gained popularity. She shared a studio with several other artists. Meanwhile, funded by the nefarious Marauders, the cyborg assassin Bushwacker continued his "artistic" mission to murder mutants.

(Punisher War Journal I#12) - Bushwacker waited impatiently outside Carrenna's studio, where she was being applauded for her latest sculpture. Bushwacker broke in, killing patrons and artists; one hid safely and witnessed Bushwacker's actions. The assassin grabbed the petrified Carrenna and told her she was a mutant before brutally impaling her on her own sculpture. Later that night, news commentator Stan Winston reported on the murder and derided Bushwacker as worse than the vigilante Punisher.



Comments: Created by Carl Potts, Jim Lee, Al Milgrom, Don Hudson.

You can really see Jim Lee's art development in the early issues of Punisher War Journal.

This was part of Marvel's wide "Acts of Vengeance" storyline with Punisher taking on Bushwacker in this title.

This profile was completed 08/25/2021, but its publication was delayed as it was intended for the Appendix 20th anniversary's celebratory event.

Profile by Grendel Prime.

Gretchen Carrenna has no known connections to:

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Punisher War Journal I#12, p7, pan1 (main image)
   p1, pan3 (headshot)

Punisher War Journal I#12 (December, 1989) - Carl Potts (writer), Jim Lee (pencils), Al Milgrom & Don Hudson (inks), Don Daley (editor)

First posted: 09/25/2021
Last updated: 09/24/2021

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