Darkstar (Laynia Petrovna)

The Religious Affiliation of
Laynia Petrovna

Religion: Communist Party member; Christian (denomination unknown) CBR Scale: S

Name: Darkstar

Alter Ego: Laynia Petrovna

Other Names: Tyomni Zvezda; The Great Beast; Laynia Krylova

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Champions (vol. 1) #7 (Aug. 1976): "The Man Who Created the Black Widow"

Creators: Tony Isabella, George Tuska, Vince Colletta

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

Number of Appearances: 116

Teams/Affiliations: Exiles (Russian); Republican Guard; Siberforce; The Champions; The People's Protectorate; The Soviet Super-Soldiers; Winter Guard; X-Corporation

Enemy of: Snow Wolf

Nation: Belarus; USSR

Birth Place: Minsk, Belarus

Race: white

Gender: female

It was an alternative universe (Earth-4400) version of this character that was a member of the Republican Guard.

This character is in the following 37 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Captain America
The Champions
Hulk (vol. 3) #1 (Mar. 2008): "Who is the Hulk?" (mentioned)
Iceman (vol. 1) #3 (Apr. 1985): "Quicksand!" (cameo)
Marvel Comics Presents (vol. 1) #70 (Late Feb. 1991): "One into Three Won't Go" (lead character)
Marvel Super-Hero Contest of Champions
Maximum Security
New X-Men
The Secret Defenders #11 (Jan. 1994): "Speed-Lines" (cameo)
Soviet Super Soldiers #1 (Nov. 1992): "The Red Triangle Agenda"
Spider-Boy Team-Up #1 (June 1997): "Too Many Heroes -- Too Little Time" (character based on)
Super-Villain Team-Up #14 (Oct. 1977): "A World For the Winning!" (cameo)
X-Force (vol. 3) #21 (Jan. 2010): "Necrosha: Chapter Two" (1-panel cameo)

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