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The Religious Affiliation of
Vance Astro
Vance Astrovik

Religion: Jewish (half) CBR Scale: I

Name: Vance Astro

Alter Ego: Vance Astrovik

Other Names: Major Victory

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Marvel Super-Heroes (vol. 1) #18 (Jan. 1969): "Earth Shall Overcome!"

First Appearance (Additional Details): (as Vance Astro) Marvel Super-Heroes (vol. 1) #18 (Jan. 1969): "Earth Shall Overcome!"; (as Major Victory) Guardians of the Galaxy (vol. 1) #19 (Dec. 1991): "The Gentleman's Name is Talon!"

Creators: Arnold Drake, Gene Colan, Mike Esposito (as Mickey Demeo)

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

Number of Appearances: 133

Teams/Affiliations: Guardians of the Galaxy; Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation

Enemy of: Badoon hunters, Ned Whitter

Birth Place: Saugerties, New York, USA

Race: white

Gender: male


This character is in the following 19 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Avengers (vol. 1) #167 (Jan. 1978): "Tomorrow Dies Today!"
Captain America & the Korvac Saga #1 (Feb. 2011): "Strange Days" (1-panel cameo)
The Defenders
Giant-Size Defenders #5 (July 1975): "Eelar Moves in Mysterious Ways!"
Guardians of the Galaxy
Marvel Comics Presents (vol. 1) #134 (Early Aug. 1993): "True Love" (lead character)
Marvel Super-Heroes (vol. 1) #18 (Jan. 1969): "Earth Shall Overcome!"
Marvel Two-in-One
New Warriors (vol. 1) #68 (Feb. 1996): "Just Yesterday"
Spider-Boy Team-Up #1 (June 1997): "Too Many Heroes -- Too Little Time" (character based on)
Thor Annual #6 (1977): "Thunder in the 31st Century!"


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vance_Astro
  - http://comicbookdb.com/character.php?ID=3089
  - http://comicbookdb.com/character.php?ID=4780
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/mahmam.htm
  - http://www.comicboards.com/marvelguide/guardians.html