Nova (Richard Rider)

Richard Rider

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Nova

Alter Ego: Richard Rider

Other Names: Richard "Rick" Rider; Nova I; The Human Rocket; Kid Nova; Man Called Nova; Nova Corps Operative 11249-44396

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Nova (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1976): "Nova"

Creators: Marv Wolfman, John Buscema, Joe Sinnott

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

Number of Appearances: 427

   Comic Book Appearances: 426

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: Nova Corps; Secret Defenders; The Champions of Xandar; The Defenders; The New Warriors

Employer: Marvel Burger
Employer: Nova Express

Occupation: college student, delivery man, high school student, restaurant worker

Race: white

Gender: male

Note: attended Harry S. Truman High

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This character is in the following 134 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #356 (Dec. 1991): "After Midnight!"
Annihilation #1 (Oct. 2006): "Blood and Thunder"
Annihilation Conquest: Prologue #1 (Aug. 2007)
Annihilation Prologue #1 (May 2006): "Annihilation Day"
Annihilation: Nova
Annihilation: The Nova Corps Files #1 (Aug. 2006)
Avengers / Thunderbolts #3 (Late June 2004): "Three: Nerves" (cameo)
Avengers Next #2 (Jan. 2007): "The Sound of Thunder!"
Avengers: The Initiative #28 (Nov. 2009): "Uprising" (1-panel cameo)
Captain America (vol. 1) #215 (Nov. 1977): "The Way It Really Was!" (mentioned)
Captain America Goes to War Against Drugs #2 (June 1993): "Drug Lords"
Captain America: Drug War #1 (Apr. 1994): "Drug Lords"
Civil War: Battle Damage Report #1 (Mar. 2007)
Contest of Champions II #3 (Oct. 1999): "Culling the Hero"
Daredevil (vol. 1) #142 (Feb. 1977): "The Concrete Jungle!"
The Defenders
Ka-Zar the Savage #34 (Oct. 1984): "Land of the Cancelled Heroes"
Marvel Fanfare (vol. 1) #18 (Jan. 1985): "The Kevin Nowlan Portfolio"
Marvel Team-Up
Marvel Two-in-One Annual #3 (Sep. 1978): "When Strike the Monitors!" (lead character)
Marvel Universe: Millennial Visions #1 (Feb. 2002): "The Godsend"
The Marvels Project #1 (Oct. 2009) (1-panel cameo)
Maximum Security
New Thunderbolts
The New Warriors
Punisher (vol. 8) #1 (Mar. 2009): "The Punisher Saga"
The Secret Defenders
Spaceknights (vol. 2) #3 (Feb. 2013)
Wolverine (vol. 2) #149 (Apr. 2000): "Resurrection"
X-Factor Annual #6 (1991): "Kings of Pain, Part 4: King of Pain"

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