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Tarantula (Marvel)(06 - Maria Vasquez)
Real Name: Maria Vasquez
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The new Tarantula, Maria Vasquez, debuted in the new Heroes for Hire series. Even Misty Knight, her team leader knows nothing about her history. Tarantula has a bad attitude and is highly skilled using the blades on her wrists and the toes of her boots. She indicates that she enjoys inflicting pain. If instructed not to kill, she will seriously injure an opponent, to the chagrin of her teammates. She has been observed licking her bloody blade after slicing through an enemy in Heroes For Hire vol. 2, #1. Maria has also been shown to be highly intelligent with knowledge of biology and engineering (issue #2 of the same series). In issue #4 she stated that she decided to become a hero to avenge her sister, who had been killed in the Stamford Incident. This was against the wishes of her father, who would have preferred that she found a safer profession (such as a doctor or lawyer) where she could put her intelligence to good use. Shortly after this revelation, her father was killed by ninjas, though she had been the one marked for death by Ricadonna (along with the rest of the Heroes For Hire). After they murdered her father, Tarantula killed the entire team of ninjas herself. She shares a passionate kiss with fellow teammate, the aloof Shang-Chi, but she never manages to find the truest implication of such outburst of passion, as she's offered, along with Colleen Wing to the Brood Queen from the Humbug. When Shang-Chi and the other heroes come to the save, she has gone unconscious, the utter shock leaving her catatonic and crying. Shang-Chi avenges her, than takes her unconscious body away.

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First Appearance: Heroes For Hire (2006) #1

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Issue Appearances:
All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z: Update (2007)
Fearless Defenders (2013)
Heroes For Hire (2006)
Heroic Age: Heroes (2010)
Six Guns (2012)

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Heroes for Hire (Marvel)
Initiative (Marvel)

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