The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: Greco-Roman classical religion CBR Scale: D

Name: Minotaur

Alter Ego: Asterius

Other Names: Asterius the Minotaur

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Eternals (vol. 2) #5 (Feb. 1986): "The Secret Name of Pain!"

Creators: Peter Gillis, Sal Buscema

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

Number of Appearances: 2

   Comic Book Appearances: 1

   TV, Film Appearances: 1

Nation: Greece

Gender: male

Note: mythological beast from Labyrinth in Crete

It is unclear whether this Minotaur (the "original") or one of a number of modern minotaur-like beings in the Marvel Universe is the minotaur depicted in Marvel Year-in-Review '92.

This character is in the following 4 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Avengers (vol. 1) #17 (June 1965): "Four Against the Minotaur!" (character based on)
The Eternals (vol. 2) #5 (Feb. 1986): "The Secret Name of Pain!"
Iron Man (vol. 1) #24 (Apr. 1970): "My Son, the Minotaur!" (mentioned)
Marvel Year-in-Review #4 (1992)

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