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The Leader (Samuel Sterns)

The Religious Affiliation of
The Leader
Samuel Sterns

Religion: manifestly non-religious CBR Scale: U

Name: The Leader

Alter Ego: Samuel Sterns

Other Names: KR-39

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Tales to Astonish (vol. 1) #62 (Dec. 1964): "Enter...the Chameleon!"

Creators: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, George Roussos (as George Bell)

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 167

   Comic Book Appearances: 153

   TV, Film Appearances: 12

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 2

Teams/Affiliations: Home Base (leader); Headshop (founder); Riot Squad (leader)

Enemy of: The Hulk

Ally: Glob
Ally: Jackdaw
Ally: Half-Life II

Allies: Chameleon, Rhino, Redeemer, Rock

Birth Place: Boise, Idaho, USA

Race: white

Gender: male


This character is in the following 10 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Avengers (vol. 1) #17 (June 1965): "Four Against the Minotaur!"
Dark Reign Files #1 (Apr. 2009)
The Defenders (vol. 1) #83 (May 1980): "End of the Tunnel" (illusion)
Fantastic Four: The World's Greatest Comics Magazine! #6 (July 2001): "Mayhem on the Moon!" (cameo)
Hulk Smash Avengers #3 (July 2012): "Once an Avenger..." (mentioned)
The Incredible Hulk
Marvel Feature (vol. 1) #11 (Sep. 1973): "Cry: Monster!"
Tales to Astonish


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/Leader.html
  - http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0034789/
  - http://www.comicvine.com/leader/29-7617/
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/lealeg.htm
  - http://www.comicboards.com/marvelguide/l.htm