Religion: not determined yet
Name: The Eel
Alter Ego: Leopold Stryke
Other Names: Eel I
First Appearance: Strange Tales #112 (Sep. 1963)
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 30
Enemy of: Angela Parish
Among his other many villainous exploits, the Eel was a member of the short-lived super-villain team "Crime Wave," which was organized by the Cowled Commando (secretly NYPD police sergeant Brian Muldoon) as a way to push the city to provide a stronger police force. Crime Wave appeared in Captain America (vol. 1) #s 157-159.
In Captain America (vol. 1) #163, three serpent-themed villains (Viper, the Eel, and Cobra) banded together to form the "Serpent Squad." Their goal was to get revenge on Captain America and the Falcon for past defeats.
A second incarnation of the Serpent Squad appeared in Captain America #s 180-182, comprised of Viper (Dixon), the Eel, Princess Python, Cobra and Krang. The group tried to use the Serpent Crown to take over the world.
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