EXTIRPIA

Real Name: Extirpia

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Negative Zone, Arthrosian)

Occupation: Conquerer

Group Membership: Annihliation Wave

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Firelord (Pyreus Kril), Nova (Richard Rider), Star-Lord (Peter Quill)

Known Relatives: Annihilus (husband), Extermina (concubine), Eradica (concubine)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile in the Negative Zone

First Appearance: Annihilation#1 (October, 2006)

Powers/Abilities: A massive Arthrosian insectoid female, Extiripia possesses a telepathic hive-mind designated as a monarchial cerebral beacon through which she controls the massive insectoid warriors of the Annihilation Wave. If Extirpia is apprehended or killed, the entire Annihilation Wave stops their warfaring activities. Extirpia has been wired biologically into a ship, where she has complete control of the ship's functions, enhancing her abilities to control the Annihilation Wave. While strapped into the ship, Extirpia is contained in a focused environment, programmed to save her life. Extirpia also possesses a psychic connection to Annihilus and his other wives, including Eradica and Extermina, and can sense their thoughts and activities. Extirpia has super-strength, sharp claws on her fingers and thumbs, and massive jaws, making her a formidable opponent.

Height: Unrevealed; (7'6", by approximation)
Weight: Unrevealed; (1225 lbs., by approximation)
Eyes: Glowing red
Hair: None

History:
(Annihilation: The Nova Corps Files#1 (fb) - BTS) - Annihilus rose to power in the Negative Zone, partly due to the support of his three concubines Extirpia, Extermina, and Eradica, who controlled the Annihilation Wave from powerful ships that they were biologically wired into. Extirpia consistently found herself in competition with the other queens for Annihilus' attention.

(Annihilation#1 (fb) - BTS) - Extiripia participated in Annihilus' war on the positive universe. Wired into a ship, Extirpia was granted control of a massive portion of the Annihilation Wave, a hive mind of insect warriors all directly connected to her brain functions, and she fought and killed many soldiers in the war effort. Extermina and Eradica were charged with other parts of the Annihllation Wave as Extirpia focused on taking over Kree space.

(Annihlation#1) - Firelord attacked Extirpia's ship and exploded, capturing her and ending an entire portion of the Annihilation Wave as they cut off her mental contact. Extirpia was kept in restraints and questioned by Nova (Richard Rider) and Star-Lord (Peter Quill) as she boasted that Annihilus' ally Thanos had allied with the ancient gods Aegis and Tenebrous, who had then defeated Galactus and Silver Surfer in combat. Extirpia had seen the victory in her own mind due to her psychic connection to Annihilus' forces. Extirpia then collapsed.

Comments: Created by Keith Giffen, Andrea Di Vito, and Andy Schmidt.

    This profile was completed 7/18/2021, but its publication was delayed as it was intended for the Appendix 20th anniversary 's celebratory event.

Profile by Chadman.

CLARIFICATIONS:
Extirpia has no known connections to:


images: (without ads)
Annihilation#1, p16, pan1 (main)
Annihilation#1, p16, pan2 (2nd)


Appearances:
Annihilation#1 (October, 2006) - Keith Giffen (writer), Andrea Di Vito (artist), Andy Schmidt (editor)
Annihilation: The Nova Corps Files#1 (August, 2006) - various writers, Jeff Youngquist (editor)


First Posted: 09/09/2021
Last updated: 09/07/2021

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