Ursa Major (Marvel)
Real Name: Mikhail Urlokovitch Ursus
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Level: In his untransformed state, Mikhail Ursus possesses the normal human strength of a man of his age, height, and build who engages in intensive regular exercise. Transformed into his bear form, he can lift (press) approximately 1 ton under optimal conditions.
Ursa Major possesses the power to physically transform himself into a brown bear: The transformation, which can be triggered at will, takes about 10 seconds. When in bear form, Ursa Major possesses superhuman strength greater than that of an equivalently sized bear. He has the reflexes, stamina, and resistance to injury of an adult Siberian bear. Ursa Major retains his human intelligence and ability to speak while in animal form. There does not appear to be a limit as to how long he can remain in his bear form. Where the added 700 pounds of muscle tissue, flesh, bone, and hair come from when he alters his form is not yet known.
Mutant, soviet super soldiers, siberforce, left to die in the mountains as an infant, raised by animals, former student of professor phobos.
First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk (1968) #258
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Age Of Heroes (2010)
Captain America (1968)
#369 Darkstar & The Winter Guard (2010)
- 'Widow's Kiss Part 2'#370
- 'Widow's Kiss Conclusion'
#1 Fantastic Four (1961)
- 'The Winter Guard'#2
- 'Fiery Revolution'#3
#643 G.L.A. (2005)
- 'Back in Blue Part 3'
#2 Hulk (2008)
- 'Dismembership Drive'
Hulk: Winter Guard (2009)
Iron Man & the Armor Wars (2009)
#2 Iron Man: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2008)
- 'Part 2: The Big Red Machine'#3
- 'How I Learned to Love the Bomb'
#34 Marvel Comics Presents (1988)
- 'War Machine: Weapon of S.H.I.E.L.D., Part 2'#35
- 'War Machine: Weapon of S.H.I.E.L.D., Conclusion'#35 (Newsstand Edition)
- 'War Machine: Weapon of S.H.I.E.L.D., Conclusion'
#25 Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions (1982)
- 'A Heart Reborn/A Right To Kill/...From Little Acorns Grow/Sophia'
#1 Marvel Super Stars Magazine (2011)
- 'A Gathering of Heroes! Chapter 1'
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A To Z Update (2010)
Operation: S.I.N. (2015)
Secret Avengers (2010)
#35 She-Hulk (2005)
- 'Tomorrow Will Rise'
#34 Soviet Super Soldiers (1992)
- 'Lady Liberators: Part 1'#35
- 'Lady Liberators: Part 2'#36
- 'Lady Liberators: Part 3'
#1 Starblast (1994)
- 'The Three Sided Coin'
#1 The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
- 'Once In A Blue Moon'
#676 The Incredible Hulk (1968)
- 'Tomorrow the World!'
#250 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
- '...To Hunt the Hulk!'#259
- 'The Family That Dies Together...!'#277
- 'What Friends Are For!'#279
- 'Everybody Loves a Parade, Right?'
#11 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
- 'S-U: From Subterraneans to Ursa Major'
#14 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
- 'Unicorn to Wolverine'
The Order (2007)
#1 The X-Men vs. the Avengers (1987)
- 'Henry --or-- The Next Right Thing'#2
- '2: Becky --or-- Teenager of the Year'
#1 What If...? (1989)
- 'Justice For All!'#2
- 'Uneasy Allies'#3
- 'The Soviets Strike Back!'
Wolverine: First Class (2008)
#7 X-Men: The 198 Files (2006)
- 'Zone of Alienation, Part 1'#8
- 'Zone of Alienation, Part 2'
Soviet Super-Soldiers (Marvel)
Winter Guard (Marvel)
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