The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: Greco-Roman classical religion CBR Scale: U

Name: Venus

Other Names: Victoria "Vicki" Starr; Victoria Nutley Starr; Aphrodite

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Atlas Marvel

First Appearance: Venus #1 (Aug. 1948): "Venus Comes to Earth"

First Appearance (Additional Details): (modern) Sub-Mariner (vol. 1) #57 (Jan. 1973): "In the Lap of the Gods!"

Creators: George Klein, Lin Streeter

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

Number of Appearances: 85

Teams/Affiliations: Agents of Atlas

Ally: Champions

Race: Siren

Gender: female

One should be careful to distinguish between this character, "Venus" a.k.a. "Aphrodite," who is a siren posing as the Greco-Roman goddess Venus and is a member of the Agents of Atlas group, and the actual, original Greco-Roman goddess. The goddess regards the Agent of Atlas "Venus" as an impostor and is none too pleased with her.

This character is in the following 18 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Agents of Atlas
Assault on New Olympus Prologue
Dark Reign Files #1 (Apr. 2009)
Marvel Valentine Special #1 (Apr. 1997): "Atom-Age Amore" (lead character)
Spider-Man Family (vol. 2) #4 (Oct. 2007): "The Producers"
Sub-Mariner (vol. 1) #57 (Jan. 1973): "In the Lap of the Gods!"

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