The Religious Affiliation of
The Cold People

Religion: Cold People; Tibetan Buddhism CBR Scale: D

Name: The Cold People

Other Names: Snow Creatures; The Chosen; Abominable Snow Men; Snow Creatures; Yeti

Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   villains villains   group group  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #145 (Apr. 1974): "Nightmare in the Snow!"

Creators: Gerry Conway, Ross Andru, Joe Sinnott

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

Number of Appearances: 2

Enemy of: The Fantastic Four

Nation: Tibet

Note: "abominable snow men"; Tibetan monk gave them technology

Approximately 500 years ago, the Cold People received technology from a Tibetan monk (known as the Master) which transformed them into human form. The Cold People regarded the Master as their spiritual/religious leader.

Ternak was the leader of the Cold People for a time. But he was tyrannical and bent on conquest. His teachings were opposite those of the peaceful Master and went agains the peaceful ways the Cold People had followed for so long. Ternak led a faction of the Cold People in an attack on outsiders. His efforts were thwarted by the Fantastic Four.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #145 (Apr. 1974): "Nightmare in the Snow!"

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