Hello fellow comic book fans! It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more bizarre characters. Now, let’s begin!
- Shark Real Name: Karshon Status: Humanoid Shark (Villain) First Appeared: Green Lantern (Vol.2) #24 (October 1963) Creator: DC Ht: 6’2” Wt: 243 lbs Powers/Abilities: Telepathy, Flight, Psionic control of matter and energy
Karshon was just an ordinary Tiger Shark, until radiation transformed him into a humanoid shark hybrid with high intellect. He also gained many Psionic powers. He used these powers to try to take over people mentally. He was eventually stopped by Aquaman and Green Lantern. He then reverted back to his original form, and hasn’t been heard from since.
- Goldbug Real Name: Matthew Gilden Status: Villain (Deceased) First Appeared: Power Man #41 (March 1st, 1977) Creator: Marvel Powers/Weapons: Gold Gun that sprays gold-colored dust that hardens on contact, Strength-enhancing battlesuit, uses bug-shaped vehicles
Matthew was a petty criminal that was obsessed with gold. He outfitted himself with golden body armor, and started a crime spree with the Maggia. Unfortunately, after failing to steal gold, Matt was disowned by them, and decided to go solo. He was eventually gunned down by the Punisher.