|Citizen of Russia with no criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Base of Operations|
Exposure to cosmic radiation resulting in an ability to become intangible at will.
Genius level intelligence with an aptitude in a wide variety of sciences.
Super Apes: Group of three apes exposed to cosmic radiation enabling supersimian powers.
|Fantastic Four Vol. 1|
|Fantastic Four Vol. 1 #13 (April, 1963)|
|Stan Lee & Jack Kirby|
One of the former Soviet Union's greatest scientists, Ivan Kragoff was distinguished for his theories on cosmic radiation and its mutagenic effects. After the creation of the Fantastic Four, following their virgin space voyage, Kragoff determined that the team's powers were spawned from cosmic rays. Kragoff proposed a plan to repeat the phenomena with himself and a group of three apes. After the launch he and his simian companions gained superpowers which he used to challenge the Fantastic Four as the Red Ghost.