Spore (comics)

Publication information
Publisher Marvel Comics
First appearance Wolverine vol. 2 #21 (Feb, 1990)
Created by Archie Goodwin
John Byrne
In-story information
Alter ego Spore
  • Super strength, stamina, and durability
  • Chemical Absorption
  • Chemical Secretion
  • Matter Absorption

Spore is a fictional character that has appeared in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Spore first appeared in the pages of Wolverine in Wolverine Vol 2 #21 of February, in 1990, created by Archie Goodwin and John Byrne.

Fictional character biography

Spore was a living, thinking super bio weapon created by the Deviants when they were at war with the Eternals. When Spore was created and unleashed, it consumed any living being it could find, growing in strength and size until it was destroyed by one of the Celestials.

Spore's now liquefied remains were absorbed into the dirt beneath him when he was killed and his essence survived in the plants that sprouted from the ground.

Which allowed him to regenerate and come back to life, because the land That land would be part of a place called Tierra Verde which was controlled by a drug lord named Felix Caridad, and the reason Spore survived was because the cocaine that was manufactured from the plants helped sustain him until he strong enough to re-grow from the soil.

Spore was resurrected from the cocaine that was manufactured from the plants which grew from the soil when Felix Caridad injected himself with a dose of tainted cocaine and was transformed into Spore himself.

Spore eventually came into conflict with and battled Wolverine from the X-Men and La Bandera, leading to a vicious fight, which saw Spore defeated and destroyed when it was touched by a girl mutant named Sister Salvation and hasn’t been seen since then.

Powers and abilities

Spore has the power of regenerative healing, even when its body is dispersed. Spore's physical structure, gives it extreme durability to most forms of attacks. Offensively Spore can devour and absorb people, increasing in size and power. Spore also had super-strength and was capable of lifting more than 100 tons.


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