Absorbing Man (Crusher Creel)

The Religious Affiliation of
Absorbing Man
Crusher Creel

Religion: temporarily became follower of Thor CBR Scale: I

Name: Absorbing Man

Alter Ego: Crusher Creel

Other Names: Carl "Crusher" Creel; Rocky Davis; Lightningbolt; Lightningbolt II; #24957 (prison number); Dynamite Davis

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Daredevil (vol. 1) #1 (Apr. 1964): "The Origin of Daredevil"

First Appearance (Additional Details): (as Rocky Davis) Daredevil (vol. 1) #1 (Apr. 1964): "The Origin of Daredevil"; (as Absorbing Man) Journey Into Mystery (vol. 1) #114 (Mar. 1965): "The Stronger I Am, the Sooner I Die!"; (as Lightning Bolt) The Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) #429 (Dec. 1997): "The Price!"

Creators: Stan Lee, Bill Everett, Steve Ditko, Sol Brodsky

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

Number of Appearances: 270

   Comic Book Appearances: 268

   TV, Film Appearances: 1

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: The Masters of Evil

Enemy of: Thor, The Avengers

Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

Race: white

Gender: male

Absorbing Man (Crusher Creel) Absorbing Man (Crusher Creel)

This character is in the following 139 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Man Guest-Starring Spider-Woman (1980): "The Absorbing Man Breaks Loose!"
The Avengers
Avengers Finale #1 (Jan. 2005) (1-panel cameo)
Avengers Spotlight #29 (Feb. 1990): "Tales from the Vault, Part 3"
Avengers Unplugged
Black Panther (vol. 5) #12 (Mar. 2010): "Power: Part 6"
Captain America
Civil War: Battle Damage Report #1 (Mar. 2007)
Civil War: The Return #1 (Mar. 2007): "The Decision"
Daredevil: Battlin' Jack Murdock
Daredevil: Yellow #1 (Aug. 2001): "The Championship Season"
Deadpool (vol. 2) #43 (Aug. 2000): "The Menaced Phantom"
The Defenders
Exiles (vol. 1) #10 (Apr. 2002): "A World Apart: Part 3"
Fantastic Four (vol. 3) #22 (Oct. 1999): "Lost Hope!"
Guardians of the Galaxy
Heroes for Hire (vol. 1) #17 (Nov. 1998): "Power Play!"
The Incredible Hulk
Infinity Crusade #3 (Aug. 1993): "The Damned"
The Irredeemable Ant-Man #12 (Nov. 2007): "The End is the Beginning" (cameo)
Journey Into Mystery
Marvel Comics Presents (vol. 1) #160 (Early Aug. 1994): "Smells Like Teen Spirit, Part 2: Memories Aren't What They Used to Be"
Marvel Holiday Special 2004
Marvel Knights Spider-Man
Marvel Super-Heroes
Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars
Marvel Universe: Millennial Visions #1 (Feb. 2002): "Give a Guy a Break"
Marvel Universe: The End #3 (June 2003): "Extinction"
Marvel Valentine Special #1 (Apr. 1997): "The Greatest Gift!" (lead character)
Punisher War Journal (vol. 2) #4 (Apr. 2007): "Small Wake for a Tall Man"
Quasar #5 (Mid-Dec. 1989): "The Absorption Principle"
Secret Wars II
She-Hulk by Dan Slott: The Complete Collection
She-Hulk Vol. 1: Single Green Female
She-Hulk Vol. 2: Superhuman Law (Apr. 2005): "Skeeter" (cameo)
She-Hulk Vol. 6: Jaded
Spider-Man Unlimited (vol. 3) #11 (Nov. 2005): "This Looks Like a Job for...!"
Thor: Blood Oath #1 (Nov. 2005)
Thorion of the New Asgods #1 (June 1997): "Thorion the Hunter!" (character based on)
Thunderstrike (vol. 1) #16 (Jan. 1995): "Grudge Match!"
Universe X Special: 4 (Oct. 2000)
Weapon X

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