Red Skull
Red Skull
Personal Info:
Real Name: Johann Shmidt (Clone)
Also Known As: Matteo, Xavier Demon
Place Of Birth: Germany
First Appearance: Uncanny Avengers Vol.1 #1 (2012) Modern Age Villain
Known Associates: The Goat-Faced Girl, Dancing Water, Insect, Mzee, Honest John, Living Wind, Dangerous Jinn
Group Affiliation: Leader of S-Men, the power behind I.B.I.S
Base Of Operations: School for Gifted Humans, Red Skull's Island
Grudges: Uncanny Avengers, Captain America and the X-Men
Creators: Rick Remender and John Cassaday
The Red Skull is a master of political, military, and subversive strategy, as well as a brilliant planner and organiser He is a fine hand to hand combatant, although not up to the level of Captain America. He is also a brilliant fencer and skilled marksman.
Telepathy: The Red Skull is able to read minds and project his own thoughts into the minds of others within a radius of 250 miles. It also give him the following abilities: Telepathic Illusion, Telepathic Cloak, Psi Link, Telepathic Camouflage, Mind Blast, Mind Control, Mind Possession, Mind Alteration, Mental Amnesia, Psionic Shield, Psionic Blasts, Astral Projection, Mental Detection and Mind Transferral.
Like many of the original Red Skull's other fail-safes, this clone was meant to awaken in the changed landscape of the future where the Red Skull was just a forgotten menace of a fallen regime. Created by Arnim Zola in 1942 under the orders of the original when he suspected the defeat of the Reich in World War II. He awoke to find the world in a turbulent period and ripe for conquest.
Seeing how mutants nearly destroyed the world convinced him that they were the threat, searching the world he recruited exceptional individuals and formed a group of S-Men to combat the mutant menace. He also stole the brain of Professor X in order to gain his telepathic powers, reasoning that it would be best to use it than waste his time trying to gather relics and arcane objects which would only reveal his hand.
Red Skull (Clone) at Marvel Database
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