Astra (Marvel)(01 - Imperial Guard)
Real Name: Unrevealed
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Astra is able to render herself intangible.
Astra was a founding member of the Imperial Guard and first clashed with the X-Men over the fate of the Shi'ar Empress Lilandra. Later, when Deathbird was Empress, she commanded the entire Imperial Guard to fight the combined forces of the Starjammers and Excalibur so that she could claim the power of the Phoenix Force for herself. During the battle, Astra surprised Shadowcat with the ability to hit her in intangible state, since she could match her molecular density.
During the crisis that came to be known as Operation: Galactic Storm, Astra was amongst a small contingent of the Imperial Guard that defended Lilandra against the Kree super-team known as Starforce. Astra was also with the Imperial Guard when they defended their Empress Lilandra against an assassination attempt from the Inhumans, who were under the control of Ronan the Accuser at the time.
First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men (1963) #107
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All-New X-Men (2013)
#23 Avengers West Coast (1989)
- 'The Trial of Jean Grey Part 3'#24
- 'The Trial of Jean Grey Part 5'
#82 Guardians of the Galaxy (2015)
- 'Operation: Galactic Storm Part 16 Shi'ar Hatred!'
#3 JLA/Avengers (2003)
- 'The Darkest Hour'
#1 Maximum Security Dangerous Planet (2000)
- 'A Journey Into Mystery'
#1 Mighty Thor (2016)
- 'Maximum Security: A Very Dangerous Planet'
#17 Mr. and Mrs. X (2018)
- 'The Asgard/Shi'ar War, Part Three: When the Stars Threw Down Their Spears'
#1 Thanos (2003)
- 'Love & Marriage Part One of Five'#2
- 'Love & Marriage Part Two of Five'#3
- 'Love & Marriage Part Three of Five'#4
- 'Love & Marriage Part Four of Five'#5
- 'Love & Marriage Part Five of Five'
#12 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
- 'Samaritan, Part 6: Crescendo'
#5 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
- 'H-J: From Hangman to Juggernaut'
#6 The Very Best of the X-Men (1994)
- 'Human Torch to Ka-Zar'
HC Thor (1966)
- 'The Very Best of the X-Men'
#446 Uncanny X-Men (1963)
- 'Operation: Galactic Storm, Part 14: Now Strikes the Starforce!'
War of Kings (2009)
War of Kings: Who Will Rule? (2009)
X-Men Forever Giant-Size (2010)
X-Men Spotlight On...Starjammers (1990)
#2 X-Men: Grand Design - Second Genesis (2018)
- 'Phalkon Quest, Part 2'
Imperial Guard (Marvel)
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