Religion: cosmic entity
Name: The Tribunal
First Appearance: The Defenders (vol. 1) #87 (Sep. 1980): "Inquest"
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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