Blockbuster (Marvel)(02 - Michael Baer)
Real Name: Michael Baer
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Blockbuster is a mutant possessed of superhuman strength, endurance, and durability. The upper limits of his strength and durability are yet to be revealed, but he has proven capable of standing up to the Norse god of thunder, Thor, in battle.
Blockbuster is a member of the Marauders, a team of superhuman assassins brought together by the mutant thief Gambit when he was in the employ of the enigmatic Mister Sinister. On Sinister's orders, the Marauders massacred the underground community of mutants known as the Morlocks. In the course of the massacre, the Marauders, including Blockbuster, clashed with various superhuman champions, including the superhuman mutant adventurers known as the X-Men. The Marauders, including Blockbuster, originally died during the demonic invasion of Manhattan that came to be known as the "Inferno", but Sinister has the technology to continually clone the Marauders thanks to his retaining samples of their DNA. During the battle with the Purifers over the mutant baby in the Messiah Complex, Blockbuster was killed and his body was found when the X-Men searched the scene of the battle.
First Appearance: X-Factor (1986) #10
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Astonishing X-Men (2004)
Deadpool V Gambit (2016)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1989)
#5 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
- 'Marauders to Power Princess'
#18 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
- 'Book of the Dead (Hyperion to Nighthawk)'
#373 Uncanny X-Men (1963)
- 'The Gift of Death'#374
- 'Fires of the Night!'
#240 Weapon X: First Class (2009)
- 'Strike the Match'#243
- 'The Last Morlock Story!'
#3 What If...? (1989)
- 'Part 3: The Devil Inside'
X-Men Forever 2 (2010)
#6 X-Men Origins: Gambit (2009)
- 'Scream a Little Scream!'#7
- 'Luck--Runs Out!'
X-Men: Messiah Complex (2007)
#1 X-Men: Mutant Empire (1996)
- 'Messiah Complex: Chapter One'
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