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Trapster

Trapster
Real Name: Peter Petruski
Occupation: Professional criminal
Birth Place: USA
Identity: Public
Aliases: N/A
Relatives: N/A
Group Affiliation: Frightful Four, Lethal Legion, Intelligencia
Base of Operations: Mobile
Origin: None
First Appearance
Strange Tales #104a (v1)
Gender: Male
Height: 5′ 10″
Weight: 160 lbs.
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Brown
Education: N/A
Universe: Earth-616
 
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Flashback Issue
 
 #104 (v1) [A Story]
36: Strange Tales #104 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Human Torch Meets Paste-Pot Pete! "
Paste-Pot Pete's specially engineered liquid cement and lightning quick reflexes are not to be underestimated. A folly the police, army and our hero, the Human Torch, must soon learn.
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Cover Date : January 1963
Release Date: October 1962
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
Flashback Issue
 
Strange Tales #110 (v1) [A Story]
71: Strange Tales #110 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Human Torch vs. the Wizard and Paste-Pot Pete! "
Two of the Human Torches worst enemies, Paste-Pot Pete and the Wizard, team up to defeat their nemesis once and for all. An ingenious trap and deadly weapons could spill doom for the youngest member of the Fantastic Four!
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Cover Date : July 1963
Release Date: April 1963
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Dick Ayers
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Covered in a Podcast
 
Flashback Issue
 
Strange Tales #6 (v1)
182: Avengers #6 (v1)
   
"The Mighty Avengers Meet The Masters Of Evil! "
Baron Zemo assembles a team consisting of the most powerful villains; the Black Knight, the Melter, and Radioactive Man. Their objective is to destroy Captain America and the Avengers!
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Cover Date : July 1964
Release Date: May 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Avengers #124 (v1) [A Story]
227: Strange Tales #124 (v1) [A Story]
   
"Paste-Pot Pete "
Paste-pot Pete has been released from prison and has completely reinvented himself with new weapons, armor and a plan to defeat the Human Torch!
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Cover Date : September 1964
Release Date: June 1964
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Dick Ayers
Cover: Dick Ayers
Issue Has Comments
 
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Strange Tales #36 (v1)
290: Fantastic Four #36 (v1)
   
"The Frightful Four! "
The Wizard brings together Paste-Pot Pete, the Sandman, and Medusa to form to team up against the Fantastic Four as the Frightful Four.
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Cover Date : March 1965
Release Date: January 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
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Fantastic Four #38 (v1)
308: Fantastic Four #38 (v1)
   
"Defeated by the Frightful Four! "
The Fantastic Four are beaten by the Frightful Four and stranded on an island with a bomb set for automatic detonation.
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Cover Date : May 1965
Release Date: March 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #116 (v1) [A Story]
314: Journey into Mystery #116 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The Trial of the Gods! "
After Jane Foster, has been inside of Asgard, Odin forces his sons, Thor and Loki, to take the Trial of the Gods.
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Cover Date : May 1965
Release Date: March 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
Flashback Issue
 
Journey into Mystery #41 (v1)
327: Fantastic Four #41 (v1)
   
"The Brutal Betrayal of Ben Grimm! "
After his epic battle with Doctor Doom, the Thing has decided he's had enough of the Fantastic Four and goes off on his own. Things get complicated when the Frightful Four find an unconscious Thing and manipulate him for their own desires. Will the rest of the group be able to ever get their Ben Grimm back?
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Cover Date : August 1965
Release Date: June 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Fantastic Four #42 (v1)
328: Fantastic Four #42 (v1)
   
"To Save You, Why Must I Kill You? "
The Thing continues to fight his former teammates after being brainwashed by the Wizard. After his success controlling one member of the Fantastic Four, the Wizard decides to target another member of the team...
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Cover Date : September 1965
Release Date: August 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Fantastic Four #43 (v1)
329: Fantastic Four #43 (v1)
   
"Lo! There Shall be an Ending! "
Reed and Sue are transporting the Thing back to the Baxter building to try and reverse the Wizard's brainwashing. The Torch is revealed to be faking his own brainwashing and an epic battle between the Fantastic Four and Frightful Four is about to begin.
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Cover Date : October 1965
Release Date: August 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
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Fantastic Four #45 (v1)
424: Fantastic Four #45 (v1)
   
"Among Us Hide... The Inhumans "
With the battle lost, Sue kidnapped by Dragon Man and Gorgon escaped with Medusa, things have rarely looked so bleak for the fantastic four. Can they catch up with the monstrous beast and save Sue, and even if they do that how will they be able to pick up the trail of Medusa and Gorgon again?
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Cover Date : December 1965
Release Date: October 1965
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #35 (v1)
741: Daredevil #35 (v1)
   
"Daredevil Dies First! "
The Trapster takes on Daredevil with an unforeseen plan to get the respect of his teammates and a chance to attack some old enemies of his.
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Cover Date : December 1967
Release Date: October 1967
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Daredevil #36 (v1)
742: Daredevil #36 (v1)
   
"The Name of the Game is Mayhem! "
After foiling the Trapster's latest attempt at revenge against the Fantastic Four, Daredevil tracks his enemy down.
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Cover Date : January 1968
Release Date: November 1967
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Daredevil #15 (v1)
847: Marvel Super-Heroes #15 (v1)
   
"Let the Silence Shatter! "
The Wizard promises to giver Medusa's her greatest desire if she makes a return to the Frightful Four. Making the choice to follow her heart, she agrees and helps steal a precious item.
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Cover Date : July 1968
Release Date: April 1968
Universe:
Writer: Archie Goodwin
Art: Gene Colan
Cover: Gene Colan
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Marvel Super-Heroes #108 (v1)
898: Captain America #108 (v1)
   
"The Snares of the Trapster! "
Cap learns that Sharon Carter has been kidnapped by the Trapster and leaps to her aid.
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Cover Date : December 1968
Release Date: September 1968
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Captain America #94 (v1)
1116: Fantastic Four #94 (v1)
   
"The Return of the Frightful Four "
Believing it will be safer for an infant away from the Baxter Building, the Fantastic Four take a trip upstate to deliver their new son (who's name is revealed, finally) to Agatha Harkness. When they arrive, a storm kicks up and they stay the night. Then, the Frightful Four come out to play.
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Cover Date : January 1970
Release Date: November 1969
Universe:
Writer: Stan Lee
Art: Jack Kirby
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #2 (v1)
1387: Marvel Team-Up #2 (v1)
   
"And Spidey Makes Four "
The Frightful Four regain their full fighting strength when they add an entranced Spider-Man to the team. The villains gain control of the Baxter Building and attempt to learn how to harness power from the Negative Zone, drawing Annihlus to the portal.
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Cover Date : May 1972
Release Date: February 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments Issue Has a Synopsis
 
Flashback Issue
 
Marvel Team-Up #129 (v1)
1580: Fantastic Four #129 (v1)
   
"The Frightful Four -- Plus One! "
After much thought, Johnny decides to leave the FF and sets off for the Great Refuge and Crystal. Infighting further divides the team and as they hit their lowest ebb the Frightful Four strike.
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Cover Date : December 1972
Release Date: September 1972
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #130 (v1)
1581: Fantastic Four #130 (v1)
   
"Battleground: The Baxter Building! "
With the Thing and Medusa captured only Reed now stands to defend the Baxter Building from the Frightful Four. But who is Thundra, the newest member of this sinister cohort, and what are her true motives? Meanwhile, Johnny Storm finds that things are not as they seem in the Great Refuge.
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Cover Date : January 1973
Release Date: October 1972
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: John Buscema
Cover: Jim Steranko
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #133 (v1)
1650: Fantastic Four #133 (v1)
   
"Thundra at Dawn! "
It's New Years Eve but the gang is in no mood for celebration after the events of the last few weeks. Soon, a brash challenge from Thundra will snap them back to reality.
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Cover Date : April 1973
Release Date: January 1973
Universe:
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Ramona Fradon
Cover: John Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #148 (v1)
2031: Fantastic Four #148 (v1)
   
"War on the Thirty-Sixth Floor! "
The Fantastic Four are attacked by the Frightful Four, with Thundra unexpectedly helping out.
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Cover Date : July 1974
Release Date: April 1974
Universe:
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Rich Buckler
Cover: Rich Buckler
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #13 (v2)
2415: Ghost Rider #13 (v2)
   
"You've Got a Second Chance, Johnny Blaze! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : August 1975
Release Date: May 1975
Universe:
Writer: Tony Isabella
Art: George Tuska
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Ghost Rider #191 (v1)
2416: Captain America #191 (v1)
   
"The Trial of the Falcon! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : November 1975
Release Date: September 1975
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Tony Isabella
Art: Frank Robbins
Cover: Sal Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Captain America #176 (v1)
3066: Fantastic Four #176 (v1)
   
"Improbable As It May Seem -- The Impossible Man Is Back In Town! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : November 1976
Release Date: August 1976
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: George Perez
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #177 (v1)
3067: Fantastic Four #177 (v1)
   
"Look Out for the Frightful Four! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : December 1976
Release Date: September 1976
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: George Perez
Cover: Jack Kirby
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #178 (v1)
3068: Fantastic Four #178 (v1)
   
"Call My Killer -- the Brute! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : January 1977
Release Date: October 1976
Universe:
Writer: Roy Thomas
Art: George Perez
Cover: John Romita Sr.
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #58 (v1)
3203: Marvel Team-Up #58 (v1)
   
"Panic on Pier One! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : June 1977
Release Date: March 1977
Universe:
Writer: Chris Claremont
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Marvel Team-Up #39 (v1)
4156: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #39 (v1)
   
"Scourge Of the Schizoid-Man! "
Doc Connors discovers that Spider-Mans recent exposure to the enervator has had some unfortunate side-effects. The effects of this exposure begin to appear as Spider-Man battles the Schizoid Man.
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Cover Date : February 1980
Release Date: November 1979
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: John Romita Jr.
Cover: Jerry Bingham
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #40 (v1)
4157: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #40 (v1)
   
"The Terrible Turnabout! "
Spider-Man has become the Spider-Lizard, and its up to Curt Connors to find a cure for his friend before the police manage to finish him off for good!
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Cover Date : March 1980
Release Date: December 1979
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Frank Springer
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #42 (v1)
4191: Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #42 (v1)
   
"Give me Liberty or give me Death! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
 View Comic Details
 
Cover Date : May 1980
Release Date: March 1980
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: Mike Zeck
Cover: Mike Zeck
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #218 (v1)
4192: Fantastic Four #218 (v1)
   
"When A Spider-Man Comes Calling! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
 View Comic Details
 
Cover Date : May 1980
Release Date: March 1980
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Bill Mantlo
Art: John Byrne
Cover: Al Milgrom
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four #214 (v1)
4513: Amazing Spider-Man #214 (v1)
   
"Then Shall We Both Be Betrayed! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
 View Comic Details
 
Cover Date : March 1981
Release Date: January 1981
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Dennis O'Neil
Art: John Romita Jr.
Cover: John Romita Jr.
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #215 (v1)
4514: Amazing Spider-Man #215 (v1)
   
"By My Powers Shall I Be Vanquished! "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : April 1981
Release Date: February 1981
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Dennis O'Neil
Art: John Romita Jr.
Cover: John Romita Jr.
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man #265 (v1) [A Story]
5609: Fantastic Four #265 (v1) [A Story]
   
"The House That Reed Built "
The Trapster breaks into the Baxter Building and, even with the FF away, he quickly finds that hes bitten off more than he can chew.
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Cover Date : April 1984
Release Date: January 1984
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: John Byrne
Art: John Byrne
Cover: John Byrne
Issue Has Comments Issue Has Letters Column
 
Flashback Issue
 
Fantastic Four  Annual #1
6232: Marvel Age Annual #1
   
"Information, Please... "
Synopsis Unavailable.
 View Comic Details
 
Cover Date : September 1985
Release Date: July 1985
Universe:  Earth-616   Earth-712  
Writer: Kurt Busiek
Art: James Fry
Cover: Kerry Gammill
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Marvel Age #324 (v1)
6492: Captain America #324 (v1)
   
"Speed Trap "
Synopsis Unavailable.
 View Comic Details
 
Cover Date : December 1986
Release Date: September 1986
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Mark Gruenwald
Art: Paul Neary
Cover: Mike Zeck
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Captain America #158 (v1)
7910: The Spectacular Spider-Man #158 (v1)
Acts of Vengeance (A) (6 of 68)
   
"The Paste and the Power "
Synopsis Unavailable.
 View Comic Details
 
Cover Date : December 1989
Release Date: December 1989
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Gerry Conway
Art: Sal Buscema
Cover: Sal Buscema
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
The Spectacular Spider-Man #1
8113: Marvel: 1989 the Year in Review #1
   
" "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : January 1990
Release Date: January 1990
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer:
Art:
Cover: Todd McFarlane
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Marvel: 1989 the Year in Review  Annual #24 [C Story]
8188: Amazing Spider-Man Annual #24 [C Story]
   
"A Time to Choose "
Synopsis Unavailable.
 View Comic Details
 
Cover Date : August 1990
Release Date: June 1990
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Tom DeFalco
Art: Mike Rockwitz
Cover: Gil Kane
Issue Has Comments
 
Flashback Issue
 
Amazing Spider-Man  Annual #10 [C Story]
8189: The Spectacular Spider-Man Annual #10 [C Story]
   
"The Choice "
Synopsis Unavailable.
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Cover Date : August 1990
Release Date: June 1990
Universe:  Earth-616  
Writer: Tony Isabella
Art: Ross Andru
Cover: Steve Lightle
 
           
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