Alias
















Colossus

Proletarian


Nick Name
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Civilian ID

Piotr Nikolaievitch Rasputin


Aliases

Peter Nicholas

Peter Rasputin


Occupation

Adventurer

Artist

Farmer

Mutant Rights Activist

Student

Teacher


Legal Status
Citizen of Russia with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Ust-Ordynski Collective, Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia
Group Affiliation

Acolytes

Crimson Pirates

Excalibur I

X-Men


Base of Operations

Xavier Institute, Salem Center, Westchester County, New York


Height

Normal: 6'6"


Armored: 7'5"


Weight

Normal: 250 lbs.


Armored: 500 lbs.


Eye Color

Normal: Blue


Armored: Silver


Hair Color
Black
Known Powers

Mutation resulting in the ability to convert body tissue into an organic, steel-like substance enabling superhuman strength, stamina and durability.


Artistic attributes with talents for drawing and painting.


Accessories
None
Common Enemies

Apocalypse

Blob

Brotherhood of Mutants

Dark Phoenix

Hellfire Club

Juggernaut

Legion

Magneto I

Master Mold

Mr. Sinister

Mystique

Onslaught

Proteus

Pyro

Sabretooth

Sauron

Sentinels

Silver Samurai

Stryfe

Toad

X-Cutioner


Regularly Appearing

Astonishing X-Men Vol. 2

Colossus Vol. 1 & 2

Excalibur Vol. 1

Uncanny X-Men

X-Men Vol. 2


First Appearance
Giant Size X-Men #1 (Summer, 1975)
Creator
Len Wein & Dave Cockrum
Origin

Born on the Ust-Ordynski Collective near Lake Baikal in Siberia, Piotr Rasputin's mutant abilities emerged during adolescence. The kind-hearted youngster was content simply to use his incredible strength and durability to aid his fellow farmers, but the reality of a world on the brink of genetic war would intrude on the simple life to which he had grown accustomed.


Recruited by Professor Charles Xavier to rescue his original students from the sentient island Krakoa, Rasputin reluctantly agreed. Fighting alongside Xavier's other new recruits after the battle was won, Rasputin remained in the United States with the X-Men, assuming the codename Colossus.


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