Alter Ego: Wendell Vaughn
Other Names: Wendell Elvis Vaughn; Marvel Boy; Marvel Man; Protector of the Universe; Star Knight
First Appearance (Additional Details): (as Marvel Boy) Captain America (vol. 1) #217 (Jan. 1978): "The Search for Steve Rogers!"; (as Quasar) The Incredible Hulk (vol. 2) #234 (Apr. 1979): "Battleground: Berkeley!"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 317
Although now better known as the cosmic super-hero Quasar, Wendell Vaughn first appeared in Captain America (vol. 1) #217 as "Marvel Boy," a member of the SHIELD Super-Agents. Other members of the team were Blue Streak, Texas Twister and Vamp. This was a relatively short-lived team. It was disbanded in Captain America #230 after it was discovered that it had been infiltrated by agents of the nefarious secret organization known only as "the Corporation."
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