The Tribunal

The Religious Affiliation of
The Tribunal

Religion: cosmic entity CBR Scale: U

Name: The Tribunal

Classification: supporting characters supporting characters   group group  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Defenders (vol. 1) #87 (Sep. 1980): "Inquest"

Creators: Ed Hannigan, Don Perlin, Pablo Marcos

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

Number of Appearances: 8

Enemy of: The Defenders

Ally: Elf With a Gun

Note: preside over cosmically significant events

The mysterious Tribunal deceived the original Defenders team in order to cause them to break up.

The Tribunal has been described alternatively as a race of extraterrestrial beings as well as an organization. It is not entirely clear whether or not they were actually cosmic-level beings. Doctor Strange once described the Defenders past encounter with the Tribunal as a "cosmic hoax," but he did not provide any more details about why he said this.

Number of group members listed below: 2

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Luann Bloom Luann Bloom supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[ultimately revealed to be robot created by Tribunal] Marvel 14
The Tribunal supporting character group
CBR Scale: U cosmic entity
[preside over cosmically significant events] Marvel 8

This character is in the following 7 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Defenders

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