Alias






Radioactive Man
Nick Name
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Civilian ID
Chen Lu
Occupation

Chinese Government Agent

Criminal

Mercenary

Nuclear Physicist


Legal Status
Citizen of China with an international criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Lanzhou, China
Group Affiliation

Masters of Evil

Thunderbolts

Titanic Three


Base of Operations
Mobile
Height
6' 6"
Weight
290 lbs.
Eye Color
Brown - Mutates White
Hair Color
Bald
Known Powers

Immunization from and exposure to massive doses of a specific radioactive isotope enabling superhuman strength and durability with an ability to absorb, manipulate and project radioactive particles; either as force blast, formed into force fields of extreme durability; or generate light of varying intensity and frequency enabling him to blind or even hypnotize those that view it.


Genius level intelligence with extensive knowledge of radiation and its effects upon living organisms.


Note: Due to the constant leak of radiation from his body, Radioactive Man's powers cause radiation sickness in any living organism susceptible that is exposed to him for any length of time.


Accessories

Null-Radiation Harness: Device that contains radiation leak to diminish the effect of radiation poisoning in living organisms that Radioactive Man comes into casual contact.


Common Enemies

Avengers

Dr. Henry Pym

Iron Man I

Thor


Regularly Appearing

Avengers Vol. 1

Dark Avengers Vol. 1

Iron Man Vol. 1 & 3

Journey into Mystery Vol. 1

Thunderbolts Vol. 1


First Appearance
Journey into Mystery Vol. 1 #93 (June, 1963)
Creator
Stan Lee, Robert Bernstein & Jack Kirby
Origin

Nuclear physicist Dr. Chen Lu was recruited by the Communist Chinese government to find a way to retaliate against Thor for thwarting an invasion into India.


Having experimented for years with means of harnessing nuclear radiation to induce superhuman powers, Lu volunteered to become China's weapon against the god of thunder, concealing his aspirations for world conquest as the Radioactive Man.


Thor