Skull the Slayer
Real Name: James Skully
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The Alien belt that Skull wears gives him enhanced abilities when he needs them. Such as Super-human strength and athltic ability. It even gives him a force field that surounds him at all times, making him virtually invulnerable
Jim Skully was a P.O.W. in Viet Nam for five years. When he was finally rescued and returned home he found his world had changed. His wife had divorced him and remarried, his parents had both died, and his little brother, Jeff, was now a drug addict.
In a frenzy brought on by his drug use, Jeff attacked Jim with a knife. During the altercation Jeff fell on his own blade, Killing himself. Fearing the repercussions, Jim fled. Hidding in varous places untill finally being caught and arrested in Bermuda.
During the plane trip returning him to the USA a time warp opened in the "Bermuda Triangle", sucking the plane in and sending it back to 250 million years BC. Jim and three other pasangers, Dr. Raymond Corey, Ann Reynolds, And Jeff Turner were now stranded in a very strange new world.
After saving a tribe of cavemen from being trampled by a dinosaur, Jim and his allies were led to a cave containing the corps of an alien. Jim took the belt that the dead alien had been wearing and put it on. He found that it gave him super-human strength and surounded him with a strange glow.
First Appearance: Skull The Slayer (1975) #1
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Marvel Two-In-One (1974)
#35 Skull The Slayer (1975)
- 'Enter: Skull The Slayer and Exit: The Thing!'#36
- 'A Stretch In Time...'
#1 X-Men (2010)
- 'The Coming of Skull the Slayer'#2
- 'Gods and Super-Gods'#3
- 'Tumult in the Tower of Time'#4
- 'Time Out of Mind!'#5
- 'Magic, Myth, and Madness!'#6
- 'Bury My Heart in the City of Gold'#8
- 'Riders on the Sky!'
- 'Betrayal in the Bermuda Triangle Part 1'#17
- 'Betrayal in the Bermuda Triangle Part 2'#18
- 'Betrayal in the Bermuda Triangle Part Three'#19
- 'Betrayal in the Bermuda Triangle Conclusion'
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