Religion: Communist Party member
Name: Red Guardian
Alter Ego: Josef Petkus
Other Names: Steel Guardian; Red Guardian IV
First Appearance: Captain America (vol. 1) #352 (Apr. 1989): "Refuge"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 17
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.
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