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Griffin (Eliot Franklin)

 
Griffin
Eliot Franklin

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Griffin

Alter Ego: Eliot Franklin

Other Names: Clown; Eliot "Crafty" Franklin; Craft Franklin; The Clown; Crafty; Funny Man; Clown I; The Crafty Clown

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk (vol. 1) #3 (Sep. 1962): "The Ringmaster"

Creators: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers

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

Number of Appearances: 72

Teams/Affiliations: Circus of Crime; Masters of Menace; Gamma Corps

Enemy of: The Hulk

Nation: USA

Birth Place: Orlando, Florida, USA

Gender: male


This character is in the following 12 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Avengers (vol. 1) #22 (Nov. 1965): "The Road Back"
Avengers: The Initiative #27 (Oct. 2009): "Even The Losers / The Taking of 42" (1-panel cameo)
Captain America (vol. 1) #319 (July 1986): "Overkill"
Civil War: War Crimes #1 (Feb. 2007) (character based on)
Dark Reign Files #1 (Apr. 2009)
Doctor Doom and the Masters of Evil #2 (Apr. 2009)
Ghost Rider (vol. 2) #73 (Oct. 1982): "Tears of a Clown!" (lead character)
The Incredible Hulk (vol. 1) #3 (Sep. 1962): "The Ringmaster"
The New Avengers (vol. 2) #7 (Feb. 2011): "Avengers Assemble: The Oral History of the Earth's Mightiest Heroes: Chapter 14" (1-panel cameo)
Power Man #25 (June 1975): "Crime and Circuses"


Suggested links for further research about this character:
  - http://www.comicvine.com/eliot-franklin/29-32502/
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clown_(comics)
  - http://www.marvel.com/universe/Circus_of_Crime
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma_Corps
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/clecn.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/gam.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/grfgri.htm
  - http://darkmark6.tripod.com/howard_the_duck_index.html
  - https://www.comics.org/issue/32356/
  - http://www.comicboards.com/marvelguide/c2.html