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
Griffin (Marvel)(02 - Eliot Franklin)
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All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z: Update (2007)
#1 Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes II (2007)
- 'Amatsu-Kami (Japanese Gods) To Walker'
Avengers: The Initiative (2007)
#27 Captain America (1968)
- 'Even The Losers / The Taking of 42'
Crossover Classics (1991)
#1 Deathlok (1999)
- 'The Bicycle Thief or: How Cyclops Got His Groove Back'
#3 Die Spinne (1974)
- 'The Crawl Part 3: Love, Sweet Love'#4
- 'The Green Light'#8
- 'Primary Actions Part 1: Random Access'#9
- 'Primary Actions Part 2: The Jones'#10
- 'Primary Actions Part 3: The Weight'#11
- 'Primary Actions Part 4: Follow Those Agonies'
#127 Die Spinne Zweitauflage (1987)
- 'Das Känguruh schlägt zu!'#128
- 'Die dunklen Schwingen des Todes!'#130
- 'Der Bestrafer kommt!'
#43 Essential Spider-Man (1996)
- 'Entscheidung um Mitternacht'
Fantastic Four: Atlantis Rising (1995)
Generation X (1994)
#32 Ghost Rider (1973)
- 'A Day at the Circus!'
#70 Howard the Duck (1976)
- 'Tears of a Clown!'#74
- 'Beware the Steel Wind!'#80
- 'Stained Glass and Shadows!'
#25 Incredible Hulk vs Superman (1999)
- 'Getting Smooth!'#26
- 'Circus Maximus'
Marvel History (2004)
#3 Marvel Masterworks: The Mighty Thor (2003)
- 'Spider-Man Bd. 3 - Jahrgang 1965'
Marvel Tales (1964)
#2 Marvel Two-In-One (1974)
- 'The Greatest Collection of Mighty Marvel Classics Ever Assembled!'#11#160
- 'Preeeeeesenting...The Clown, and his Masters of menace!'
#76 Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A To Z Update (2010)
- 'The Big Top Bandits'
Power Man (1974)
#24 Punisher War Journal (2007)
- 'Among Us Walks Black Goliath'#25
- 'Crime and Circuses'
#4 Super-Villain Team-Up (1975)
- 'Small Wake For a Tall Man'
#8 The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
- 'Pawns of Attuma!'
Annual '98 The Amazing Spider-Man (2004)
- 'Duel with Devil Dinosaur'Annual 02
- 'The Wondrous World of Dr. Strange!'#16
- 'Duel With Daredevil'#22
- 'The Clown and His Masters of Menace'
Vol 04 The Astonishing Spider-Man (2009)
- 'The Madness of Mysterio'
The Avengers (1963)
#22 The Greatest Spider-Man and Daredevil Team-Ups (1996)
- 'The Road Back'#60
- '... Till Death Do Us Part!'#280
- 'Faithful Servant'
TPB The Incredible Hulk (1962)
- 'The Greatest Spider-Man and Daredevil Team-Ups'
#3 The Incredible Hulk (1968)
- 'Banished to Outer Space'
#217 The Incredible Hulk (1978)
- 'The Circus of Lost Souls!'#292
- 'Circus People'#471
- 'Odds & Sods'
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
#2 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
- 'B-C: From Baron Mordo To The Collective Man'
The Rampaging Hulk (1977)
The Sensational She-Hulk (1989)
#145 X-Men and Power Pack (2005)
- 'Abandoned on Earth!'#146#147
- 'The Wrath of Odin!'#173
- 'Ulik Unleashed!'
- 'Big Trouble at the Big Top!'
Circus of Crime (Marvel)(02 - Silver/Modern Age)
Masters of Menace
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