Super Sabre (Marvel)
Real Name: Martin Fletcher
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+ Super Speed
+ Unarmed Combat
+ Vibration Wave
During WWII he fought against the German Axis . He fought alongside three other heroes at the time Stonewall, Crimson Commando, and Yankee Clipper. Following the war, Super Sabre along with the Commando and Stonewall continued to fight crime. They even hoped to join the Human Torch in fighting communists, but government officials were concerned that the over enthusiastic heroes would cause a real war. The government told suggested that they retire which all three reluctantly did.
Fletcher, Commando, and Stonewall returned to America.When they arrived home they were disturbed by the criminal acts of people who thought they were "above the law". Finally deciding to do something they came out of retirement and would kidnap criminals and hunt them for sport. Later they captured Storm only to realize she wasn't a criminal. Faced with this they decided to hunt her down so that their whereabouts weren't known. Storm was also captured with another prison while they were hunted. Priscilla Morrison, their actual target. Chasing down Morrison and Storm, Super Sabre was almost decapitated by a trap Storm had set. Later, Morrison betrayed Storm, but before she could kill Storm the Commando was able to kill her. Commando and Storm then proceeded to fight which Storm won. Storm then demanded that they turn themselves in, being remorseful over Super Sabre apparent death they complied.
Months later Val Cooper released Stonewall and Commando so that they would join her group Freedom Force. Sabre turned up alive and soon also joined the team. Super Sabre and Freedom Force later worked with the X-Men against a cosmic entity known as the Adversary, but their attempts to enforce the government policy, the Mutant Registration Act, later led to battles with X-Factor and the New Mutants. Following a mission on Muir Island Stonewall was killed by the group Reavers. During another mission Super Sabre was again almost decapitated.
During an unknown period of time Super Sabre alongside other speedsters such as Quicksilver, Whizzer, Speed Demon, Black Racer, Makkari, Fast-Forward and the female Captain Marvel. The Runner pitted them against each other to find out who is the fastest being in the galaxy.
The Commando led a mission to Kuwait which led to a fight with the middle eastern team Desert Sword. During which Super Sabre was decapitated by one of the members Aminedi and Commando was crippled. After this Freedom Force was disbanded.
Years later Wolverine visited the afterlife and was attacked by several of his dead foes, among them Stonewall, Pyro, and Super Sabre. Wolverine began to fight the dead villains until Colossus appeared to help Wolverine defeat them.
First Appearance: Uncanny X-Men (1963) #215
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Avengers: Deathtrap, The Vault (1991)
Captain America (1968)
Marvel Illustrated: Swimsuit Issue (1991)
#1 New Mutants (2009)
- 'The Swimsuit Issue'
#7 Quasar (1989)
- 'Necrosha: New Mutants, Chapter 2: Trojan'
The New Mutants (1983)
Annual 07 The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (1989)
- 'Pawns of Senescence'#65
- 'Let's Make a Deal!'#88
- 'The Great Escape'#89
- 'The Gift'
The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Master Edition (1990)
Uncanny X-Men (1963)
#215 What If...? (1989)
- 'Old Soldiers'#216
- 'Omens & Portents'#225
- 'False Dawn!'#226
- 'Go Tell the Spartans'#227
- 'The Belly of the Beast!'
#176 X-Factor (1986)
- 'The Logan Files, Epilogue'
#30 X-Force (2008)
- 'Kiss of Death!'#31
- 'Kiss Off!'
- 'Necrosha: Chapter Two'#22
Freedom Force (01 - Brotherhood of Evil Mutants)
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