Nitro (Robert Hunter)

Robert Hunter

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Nitro

Alter Ego: Robert Hunter

Other Names: Nitro, the Exploding Man

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Captain Marvel (vol. 1) #34 (Sep. 1974): "Blown Away!"

Creators: Jim Starlin, Steve Englehart, Jack Abel

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

Number of Appearances: 37

Teams/Affiliations: Hood's Army; Lunatic Legion; The Untouchables

Enemy of: Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, Captain Marvel, Omega the Unknown

Ally: Walter Declun
Employer: Sammy Sike

Occupation: criminal, electrical engineer

Birth Place: Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA

Race: white

Gender: male

Nitro obtained his powers when he was genetically re-engineered by the Kree. Nothing we have seen suggests that he subscribes to Kree religion in any way, or even has any loyalty to the Kree race.

This character is in the following 12 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Captain Marvel (vol. 1) #34 (Sep. 1974): "Blown Away!"
Civil War: Battle Damage Report #1 (Mar. 2007)
Dark Reign Files #1 (Apr. 2009)
Heroes for Hire
The New Avengers (vol. 1) #4 (Apr. 2005): "Breakout! Part Four" (photo/video (2 panels))
Punisher (vol. 8) #1 (Mar. 2009): "The Punisher Saga"
The Secret Defenders
Wolverine (vol. 3) #43 (Aug. 2006): "Revenge"

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