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Subj: An answer for yoyu
Posted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 at 07:26:20 am EST
Reply Subj: Anyone know who the guys in this picture are?
Posted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 at 05:14:05 am EST
The group were known loosely as the Champions of Xandar, an alliance formed to defend the planet Xandar against invasion from the skrulls. They appeared at the end of Nova's 1st run, and the story continued in a few issues of Fantastic Four vol 1. They're last appaearance was shown in an issue of Rom, where it was explained how most of the group died betrayed by former member Diamondhead.
The members pictured in a clockwise direction are :
Nova-Prime (Tanak Valt) - a member of the Nova Corps and lover of Queen Adora.
The Comet (Harris Moore) - a retcon 1950's hero from Earth, who spent a lot of time as an amnesiac, before regaining his memory thanks to Nova.
Powerhouse (Rieg Davan) - An amnesiac xanarian, a member of the Xandarian Syfon Warriors with the ability to absorb energy, who crashed to earth, and was tricked by the villain Condor. Battled Nova several times before regaining his memory and joing with Nova as an ally.
Crimebuster (Frank Moore) - Son of the Comet, believing his father dead, murdered by criminals, Frank took up his legacy as Crimebuster. When he discovered his father was still alive, joined Nova and the rest to save Xandar.
Protector (Thoran Rul) - Xandaruian advisor to Queen Adora, absorbed the power of the Xandarian supercomputer to help save his world.
Other members, affiliates not pictured:
Diamondhead (Archie Dyker) - Traitor to the group, betrayed them to the skrulls, leading to the death of Crimebuster and severl corps members.
Doctor Sun - Yes the Tomb of Dracula villain! Joined the Champions on their trip to Xandar, to connect up with the supercomputer there, somehow ended up with his mind possessing the Fantastic our's robot H.E.R.B.I.E and getting destroyed.
There is a link to a brief bio of the group and members below.
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