Religion: worshipped Silver Surfer; Utopian
Name: Alexei Ganger
First Appearance (Additional Details): (behind the scenes) Silver Surfer (vol. 3) #123 (Dec. 1996): "Square One"; (full) Silver Surfer (vol. 3) #132 (Oct. 1997): "The Messiah Syndrome: Part One"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 11
Ally: Sorrentino Ganger
Note: helped create Cosmic Messiah; built Satori
The "Satori" that Ganger built was a "mobile fortress that was the base of a secret society of scientists, philosophers, poets, and dreamers dedicated with fanatical zeal to forging a Utopia on earth."
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