Beetle MK-II
Beetle MK-II
Personal Info:
Real Name: Joaquim Robichaux
Also Known As:
Place Of Birth: Unknown
First Appearance: Thunderbolts Vol.1 103
Known Associates:
Group Affiliation: Ally of Beetle MK-III and Beetle MK-VI
Base Of Operations: New Jersey
Grudges: Thunderbolts
Creators: Fabian Nicieza and Tom Grummett
Enhanced Abilities: The Beetle has superhuman strength and endurance.
Body Armour: All of The Beetle's powers are derived from his armour. It offers some protection from physical and energy attacks.
Flight: The Beetle's armour has a set of metallic wings that allow him to fly at speeds of 45mph The wings can also be used as shields, battering rams, and digging devices.
Suction Cups: The Beetle’s gloves have suction cups that give him a powerful grip.
Joaquim Robichaux along with Elizabeth Vaughn and Gary Quinn were fellow electromechanical technology students at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey when, for unknown reasons, they decided to break into a warehouse, unaware that it was where the Commission On Superhuman Activities (CSA) stored hi-tech equipment, including various armours created by Thunderbolts member Abner Jenkins. Joaquim stole the MK-II armour and along with the others began committing crimes in the New Jersey area.