Red Guardian (Josef Petkus)

The Religious Affiliation of
Red Guardian
Josef Petkus

Religion: Communist Party member CBR Scale: S

Name: Red Guardian

Alter Ego: Josef Petkus

Other Names: Steel Guardian; Red Guardian IV

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Captain America (vol. 1) #352 (Apr. 1989): "Refuge"

Creators: Kieron Dwyer, Mark Gruenwald, Al Milgrom

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

Number of Appearances: 17

Teams/Affiliations: The People's Protectorate; The Soviet Super-Soldiers; Winter Guard

Nation: Russia

Race: white

Gender: male

Among other Russia-based super-teams he has belonged to, Petkus was a member of the "People's Protectorate." For a brief time, the People's Protectorate was known as the "Supreme Soviets." Petkus was active in this group while it was known as the Supreme Soviets, as seen in Captain America (vol. 1) #s 352-254 and Soviet Super Soldiers #1.

This character is in the following 6 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Captain America
Maximum Security #1 (Dec. 2000): "Illegal Aliens" (photo/picture/video)
Soviet Super Soldiers #1 (Nov. 1992): "The Red Triangle Agenda"

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