Real Name: Unrevealed (perhaps Scab Tongue)
Identity/Class: Extraterrestrial (species unidentified)
Occupation: Intergalactic smuggler
Group Membership: None
Enemies: Conductor, Goldie, a Roxxon employee, Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd), X'anth
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unrevealed
First Appearance: Silver Surfer: The Best Defense#1 (February, 2019)
Powers/Abilities An alien of an unrevealed species, Scab Tongue is a smuggler who has a ship and a crew, and who accepts money from others in exchange for passage. He has no known super abilities.
(Silver Surfer: The Best Defense#1 (fb) - BTS) - Scab Tongue, an alien smuggler, landed his ship on the Train, a collection of destroyed worlds filled with refugees who were caught in the cosmic trail of the Conductor, a massive Celestial creation. Scab Tongue, flanked by his crew, offered any refugee who could pay a spot on his ship, and thus an escape from the Train.
(Silver Surfer: The Best Defense#1) - X'anth approached Scab Tongue, seeking to purchase passage board to his ship in exchange for an alien currency called Salt Buck, but Scab Tongue burned the currency, yelling that it wasn't good enough. A human employee of Roxxon sought his way aboard, as well as did a Centaurian girl named Goldie, but Scab Tongue threw them both off his ship. When the Silver Surfer attacked, he easily defeated Scab Tongue and his crew.
Comments: Created by Jason Latour.
This profile was completed 11/16/2020, but its publication was delayed as it was intended for the Appendix 20th anniversary 's celebratory event.
Profile by Chadman.
Scab Tongue has no known connections to:
(Silver Surfer: The Best Defense#1) - Trapped aboard the Train, in the wake of the cosmic Conductor, under unknown circumstances, X'anth sought to purchase passage off the Train by giving Salt Buck currency to Scab Tongue the smuggler. X'anth described himself as "liege of the Western Salt Hills, the richest most cultured region in the seven bases." Unimpressed, Sccab Tongue set the Salt Bucks on fire and sent X'anth away.
--Silver Surfer: The Best Defense#1
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Silver Surfer: The Best Defense#1, p7, pan3 (main)
Silver Surfer: The Best Defense#1, p7, pan5 (face)
Silver Surfer: The Best Defense#1, p7, pan2 (X'anth)
Silver Surfer: The Best Defense#1 (February, 2019) - Jason Latour (writer/artist), Tom Brevoort (editor)
First Posted: 09/30/2021
Last updated: 09/29/2021
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