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Schizoid Man (comics)

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Publisher  Marvel Comics
Species  Human Mutant
Alter ego  Chip Martin
Team affiliations  Vil-Anon
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Created by  Bill Mantlo John Romita Jr. Jim Mooney
Abilities  Ability to build and animate solid constructs with his mind
First appearance  Spectacular Spider-Man (vol. 2) #36 (Nov 1979)
Creators  Bill Mantlo, JOHN ROMITA JR., Jim Mooney
Similar  Silk Fever, Perun, Griffin, Icemaster, Hypno‑Hustler

The Schizoid Man is a Marvel Comics supervillain.

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Publication history

The Schizoid Man first appeared in Spectacular Spider-Man Vol. 2 #36 and was created by Bill Mantlo, John Romita, Jr. and Jim Mooney.

Fictional character biography

Chip Martin is a graduate student at Empire State University who suffers from psychological instability and has the power of building and animating solid constructs with his mind. His father is Senator Robert Martin, a possible suspect of being the Hobgoblin.

Schizoid Man joined Vil-Anon, a twelve-step program dedicated to helping individuals overcome their criminal tendencies which also consisted of Armadillo, Equinox, Hypno-Hustler, Jackson Weele and Man-Bull.

In Civil War: Battle Damage Report, it is revealed that Chip and Lectronn engaged in a three-hour fight over New York that ended in a stalemate.

Schizoid Man was among several super-powered criminals housed in an unnamed ill-equipped prison in the aftermath of the Avengers Vs. X-Men storyline. Rogue and Mimic had to fight them off during a prison riot where Schizoid Man was trying to get control of himself.

Powers and abilities

The Schizoid Man possesses the power of building and animating solid constructs with his mind.

Ultimate Marvel

The Ultimate Marvel version of Schizoid Man is an unnamed genetically-modified French citizen thanks to Jamie Madrox's stolen stem cells. He uses his similar self-replication powers to control a riot before joining the Liberators. His team leads a large army to invade and conquer the United States, leading to the deaths of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Giant-Man Reserves. Captain America and the Wasp defeat all of Schizoid Man's bodies that were "scattered all over the Triskelion".

References

Schizoid Man (comics) Wikipedia


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