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The Religious Affiliation of
URSA
 

Religion: Communist CBR Scale: D

Name: URSA

Classification: villains villains   group group  

Publisher(s): Marvel Berkley Books

First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk: Abominations (1997)

Creators: Jason Henderson, James Fry

Number of Appearances: 3

Enemy of: The Hulk, The Fantastic Four, The Thunderbolts

Ally: Abomination
Ally: Red Ghost

Nation: Russia

Note: neo-Leninist organization; wants to restore Soviet Union

URSA is a neo-Leninist organization dedicated to restoring the glory of the Soviet Union. As Leninists, this terrorist group would seem to be, by definition, Communist in outlook. But the way they focus on restoring the Soviet Union also smacks of ultra-nationalism. A close reading of the prose novels that feature this organization would be necessary to fully elucidate their fanatical beliefs and philosophies.


This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Avengers and the Thunderbolts (1998) (mentioned)
The Incredible Hulk: Abominations (1997)


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/uruz.htm
  - http://www.angelfire.com/comics/tbolts/sinopsis/tbolts/novela.html
  - http://www.groundzerocomics.com/Fanzine/WhatNoPictures.htm
  - http://members.tripod.com/~pixystixcomix/books.htm
  - http://www.amazon.com/Incredible-Hulk-Abominations-Marvel-Comics/dp/1572972734
  - http://www.avimpeg.net/z_watch/A_fantastic_four_redem-039914269X.htm
  - http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/a/pierce-askegren/countdown-to-chaos.htm
  - http://www.amazon.com/Fantastic-four-countdown-chaos-Four/dp/0425163733