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Rhino (Marvel)(01 - Aleksei Sytsevich)
Real Name: Aleksei Mikhailovich Sytsevich
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As a result of being bonded to a powerful polymer suit, as well as being innately powerful, the Rhino possesses tremendous physical strength. He also has heightened levels of speed, stamina, and a high degree of resistance to physical injury. The Rhino's costume renders him highly resistant to conventional injury, withstanding high caliber bullets, temperature extremes, and great impacts without injury.

Originally the source of the Rhino's powers was his costume which resembles a rhinoceros, which was once permanently attached. Eventually, the abilities of the costume merged with the body of the wearer. He has been physically improved over the years by several other villains.

Because of the weight of his suit, he has limited mobility. The costume is unremovable and, because of exposure of his face, he is susceptable to gas.

The Rhino was initially Aleksei Sytsevich, a poor immigrant from Russia who was desperate to pay for the rest of his family to come to America. With little education and no real skills, the only paying jobs he could get were using his impressive strength and musculature as an enforcer for various criminal organizations. One day he was contacted by some Eastern Bloc agents, who offered him a vast sum of money for participating in an incredible experiment. Sytsevich agreed, and was subjected to intensive chemical and radioactive treatment, which bonded a super-strong polymer to his skin and greatly augmented his strength and speed. He was given the code name "Rhino," and was sent to work as a super-assassin.

Rhino's first job was to capture Colonel John Jameson for his military secrets. Spider-Man defeated the Rhino, leading to the supervillain's arrest. After escaping from prison, Rhino has taken on many other jobs over the years, and although he still hates Spider-Man and would love to crush him, he is professional enough not to let personal feelings distract him from a paying job.

Physically, he is one of Spider-Man's strongest foes with his favored attack being ramming into a target with a sustained charge.

Ultimate Rhino, also called Metal Rhino, has increased power from the suit that the old Rhino stole from the U.S. Military. Using the suit’s incredible strength, the Rhino robbed a Manhattan bank, charging the vault head-first and destroying it. He then rampaged through a busy street to make his escape, destroying anything in his path, including police cars, with ease. While Spider-Man raced to the scene, Iron Man arrived, stopped the Rhino’s assault and captured him. Sometime later, the Rhino rampaged through the Brooklyn Naval Yard, battling the police and Spider-Man, who seemed to be more of an annoyance than a threat, constantly evading the Rhino’s clumsy blows. After knocking Spider-Man clear into an office building, the Rhino was confronted by the U.S. army, who were hoping to retrieve his experimental armor. Spider-Man used the distraction to sneak up on the Rhino and rip his armor open, sabotaging its internal circuitry and knocking him out. The Rhino was taken into military custody.

First Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #41

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Issue Appearances:
Absolute Carnage Vs. Deadpool (2019)
Agent X (2002)
All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2006)
Alpha Flight (1983)
Alpha Flight Special (1992)
Amazing Spider-Man Family (2008)
Astonishing X-Men/Amazing Spider-Man: The Gauntlet Sketchbook (2009)
Avengers Academy (2010)
Avengers Origins: Luke Cage (2012)
Avengers Spotlight (1989)
Avengers: Deathtrap, The Vault (1991)
Avengers/JLA (2003)
Avenging Spider-Man (2012)
Battlezones: Dream Team² (1996)
Beavis and Butt-Head (1994)
Beavis und Butt-Head (1994)
Ben Reilly: Scarlet Spider (2017)
Black Panther (2005)
Book and Record Set (45 rpm) (1974)
Cable & Deadpool (2004)
Cage (1992)
Captain America (1968)
Captain America (1998)
Captain Marvel (2014)
Code of Honor (1997)
Crossover Classics (1991)
Cutting Edge (1995)
Daughters of the Dragon (2006)
DC Special Series (1977)
Deadly Foes of Spider-Man (1991)
Deadpool (1997)
Deadpool (2013)
Deadpool (2016)
Deadpool Team-Up (2010)
Deadpool V Gambit (2016)
Deadpool: Assassin (2018)
Defenders (2001)
Defenders: From the Marvel Vault (2011)
Der Unglaubliche Hulk Comic-Taschenbuch (1980)
Die Spinne Zweitauflage (1987)
Doctor Doom's Revenge (1989)
Fall of the Hulks: M.O.D.O.K. (2010)
Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America (2007)
Fear Itself: Youth In Revolt (2011)
Free Comic Book Day 2011 (Spider-Man) (2011)
Free Comic Book Day 2016 (Captain America) (2016)
Free Comic Book Day 2018 (Amazing Spider-Man/Guardians of the Galaxy) (2018)
Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2005)
Gravity (2005)
Great Lakes Avengers (2016)
Green Goblin (1995)
Guerras Infinitas (2019)
Halloween Special Edition: Amazing Spider-Man vs. The Rhino (1993)
Hämähäkkimies / Spider-Man (1980)
Heroic Age: Villains (2011)
Hulk (1999)
Hulk (2008)
Hulk: The Dogs of War (2019)
Incredible Hulks (2010)
Invincible Iron Man (2017)
Iron Man (1968)
Ka-Zar (1997)
King-Size Hulk (2008)
Marvel 1985 (2008)
Marvel Age (1983)
Marvel Assistant-Sized Spectacular (2009)
Marvel Encyclopedia (2002)
Marvel Encyclopedia (2014)
Marvel Knights Spider-Man (2004)
Marvel Knights: Spider-Man (2013)
Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man (2002)
Marvel Super-Heroes (1967)
Marvel Super-Heroes (1990)
Marvel Tag Gratis-Exemplar (2017)
Marvel Tales (1964)
Marvel Team-Up (1972)
Marvel Team-Up (2004)
Marvel Two-In-One (1974)
Marvelous Adventures of Gus Beezer: Hulk (2003)
Marvels Companion (2014)
Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2019)
New Warriors (2007)
Nova (1994)
Nova (1999)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2008)
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Hulk 2004 (2004)
Paradise X: Xen (2002)
Peter Parker: Spider-Man (1999)
Prevent Child Abuse America Presents: Amazing Spider-Man on Bullying Prevention (2003)
Prowler (2016)
Punisher War Journal (2007)
Savage Hulk (2014)
Secret Defenders (1993)
Secret Wars II (1985)
Secret Wars: Secret Love (2015)
Shadows & Light (1998)
She-Hulk (2004)
Silk (2016)
Silver Surfer (1987)
Spider-Man - Gratis Comic Tag (2012)
Spider-Man [GER] (2007)
Spider-Man Adventures (1994)
Spider-Man and Power Pack (2007)
Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk (1981)
Spider-Man Family (2005)
Spider-Man Family Featuring Spider-Clan (2007)
Spider-Man Halloween Special Edition (1993)
Spider-Man Magazine (1994)
Spider-Man Presented by GoodNites (2014)
Spider-Man Special: Black and Blue and Read All Over (2006)
Spider-Man Unlimited (1993)
Spider-Man Unlimited (2004)
Spider-Man: Blue (2002)
Spider-Man: Get Kraven (2002)
Spider-Man: Grim Hunt - The Kraven Saga (2010)
Spider-Man: The Parker Years (1995)
Spider-Man's Tangled Web (2001)
Spider-Man/Deadpool (2016)
Spidey (2016)
Spidey Super Stories (1974)
Stan Lee Meets Spider-Man (2006)
Strange Tales (2009)
Superior Spider-Man (2013)
The Adventures of Spider-Man (1996)
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
The Amazing Spider-Man (1999)
The Amazing Spider-Man (2014)
The Amazing Spider-Man (2015)
The Amazing Spider-Man (2018)
The Amazing Spider-Man: Carnage on Campus (1993)
The Astonishing Spider-Man (1995)
The Avengers (1963)
The Clone Conspiracy (2016)
The Clone Conspiracy: Omega (2017)
The Defenders (1972)
The Electric Company Magazine (1972)
The Hulk 100 Project (2008)
The Incredible Hulk (1968)
The Incredible Hulk (2000)
The Lethal Foes of Spider-Man (1993)
The Marvel Encyclopedia (2006)
The Mighty World of Marvel (1972)
The New Warriors (1990)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1983)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition (1985)
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
The Punisher (2016)
The Savage Hulk (1996)
The Sensational She-Hulk (1989)
The Sensational Spider-Man (1996)
The Sensational Spider-Man (2006)
The Spectacular Spider-Man (1968)
The Spectacular Spider-Man (1976)
The Superior Foes of Spider-Man (2013)
The Thing (1983)
The Ultimates (2002)
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl [II] (2015)
Thunderbolts (1997)
Thunderstrike (2011)
Tigra (2002)
Uncanny X-Men (1963)
Underworld (2006)
Vengeance (2011)
Warlock (1972)
Web of Spider-Man (1985)
Web of Spider-Man (2009)
Webspinners: Tales of Spider-Man (1999)
What If? Secret Invasion (2010)
What If...? (1989)
Wolverine (1988)
Wolverine (2003)
Wolverine and Deadpool (2004)
X-Force (1991)
X-Men (2010)
X-Men Forever 2 (2010)
X-Men Unlimited (1993)
X-Men: Gold (2017)

Video Game Appearances:
Marvel Ultimate Alliance (2006)
Spider-Man (2000)
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Spider-Man: Friend or Foe (2007)
Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1995)

Group Affiliation(s):
Emissaries of Evil (Marvel)
Great Game (Marvel)
New U Technologies
Savage Six (Kraven's)
Sinister Six (Marvel)(01 - Doctor Octopus's Team)
Sinister Syndicate (Marvel)

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