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Clown (01 - Eliot Franklin)
Real Name: Eliot Franklin
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Uses various trick props such as a unicycle, cane, and juggler balls.

Eliot Franklin was born in Orlando, Florida, the son of a man named Corky. When he began his criminal career, he joined the Ringmaster's Circus of Crime, working as a circus clown, comedian, juggler, and unicyclist. He uses a number of gimmicks such as a trick cane, unicycle, and juggler's balls.

When the Circus of Crime is acting independently of the Ringmaster, the Clown usually serves as the leader.

He later joined the Gamma Corps, under the name Griffin.


First Appearance: The Incredible Hulk (1962) #3

Other Identities:
Griffin (Marvel)(02 - Eliot Franklin)

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Issue Appearances:
All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z: Update (2007)
Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes II (2007)
Avengers: The Initiative (2007)
Captain America (1968)
Captain America: Sam Wilson (2015)
Crossover Classics (1991)
Cyclops (2011)
Deathlok (1999)
Die Spinne (1974)
Die Spinne Zweitauflage (1987)
Fantastic Four: Atlantis Rising (1995)
Generation X (1994)
Ghost Rider (1973)
Howard the Duck (1976)
Incredible Hulk vs Superman (1999)
Marvel Age (1983)
Marvel Gold. Doctor Extraño (2016)
Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor (2003)
Marvel Tales (1964)
Marvel Two-In-One (1974)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A To Z Update (2010)
Power Man (1974)
Punisher War Journal (2007)
Scarlet Witch (2016)
Super-Villain Team-Up (1975)
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
The Avengers (1963)
The Greatest Spider-Man and Daredevil Team-Ups (1996)
The Incredible Hulk (1962)
The Incredible Hulk (1968)
The Incredible Hulk (1978)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
The Rampaging Hulk (1977)
The Sensational She-Hulk (1989)
Thor (1966)
X-Men and Power Pack (2005)

Group Affiliation(s):
Circus of Crime (Marvel)(02 - Silver/Modern Age)
Masters of Menace

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