- Holocaust (comics)
:"The character is not to be confused with the
Milestone Comicsvillain Holocaust (later renamed Pyre), who was once a member of the Blood Syndicate."Superherobox|
caption="Holocaust", as depicted on the cover of "
X-Man" #16 (June 1996). Art by Steve Skroce.
debut="X-Men Alpha" (February 1995)
Scott Lobdell Roger Cruz
Horsemen of Apocalypse
Superhuman strength, agility and durability
Holocaust is a
fictional characterthat appears in comic bookspublished by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in "X-Men Alpha" (February 1995), and was created by Scott Lobdelland Roger Cruz.
Fictional character biography
Holocaust, originally known as Nemesis, ["X-Men Chronicles" #1] is the son of Apocalypse and also served as one of his Four Horsemen in the
Age of Apocalypsetimeline. His physical form, nearly destroyed by Magneto, is contained in a crystallinearmor of phasingand shapeshiftingproperties. During the final battle in the Age of Apocalypse, Holocaust was transported into the main Marvel universe by the M'Kraan Crystal["X-Men Omega"] . There, he continued to fight his archenemy, Nate Grey(who also had been transported from The Age of Apocalypse reality) while also acting as an agent for the psionic entity Onslaught. ["X-Man" #15-17-44] Holocaust is later forced to join the time-traveling group of superheroesknown as the Exiles, but is eventually killed by the genocidal version of Hyperion. ["Exiles" #60-62]
In other media
* Holocaust makes a brief
cameo appearancein the episode "One Man's Worth" of "".
* Holocaust appears in the
video game, "".
*A Holocaust build-a-figure in the fourth series of
Marvel Legendsis being released in 2008.
* [http://www.marvel.com/universe/Holocaust_%28Earth-295%29 Holocaust] at Marvel.com
* [http://www.uncannyxmen.net/db/characters/showquestion.asp?faq=71&fldAuto=1542 Uncannyxmen.net bio on Holocaust]
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