|Morris "Morrie" Bench|
|Citizen of the United States with a criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Bronx, New York|
|Base of Operations|
|New York, New York|
|6' 2" - Varies with Mass|
|265 lbs. - Varies with Mass|
|Brown - Varies with Composition|
|Light Brown - Varies with Composition|
Electrically and chemically altered human with the ability to turn himself from a solid into a liquid state of which he has total control of every atom. alteration of physical state eliminates the requirement for nutrition or sleep. Hydro-Man has been known to be able to recompose his body over time after being altered into a gaseous state (steam).
Can absorb massive amounts of water, which although Hydro-Man can not mentally control he can direct in the form of a water cannon.
Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1
Peter Parker the Spectacular Spider-Man
Peter Parker Spider-Man Vol. 1 & 2
Web of Spider-Man
|Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1 #212 (Jan. 1981)|
|Dennis O'Neil & John Romita Jr.
Cargo-ship crewman Morrie Bench was accidentally knocked overboard by Spider-Man while a powerful experimental generator was being lowered into the ocean. Exposed to the energy conversion process of the generator and aquatic volcanic gases, Bench's cellular structure was altered. After being rescued from the oceans depths Bench discovered that he could convert his entire body into an aquatic state. Desiring revenge against Spider-Man and profit for himself he became the criminal Hydro-Man.