Blue Marvel is a male comic superhero that features in Marvel Comics.
Adam Bernard Brashear was a male African-American who lived by the modern age. Whilst at Cornell University, he was an All-American fullback who scored five touchdowns against Harvard in 1953. In 1954, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cornell University with him getting a PhD in theoretical physics and electrical engineering. (Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel v1 #1)
Brashear was the scientist heading a project that sought to create a new energy source by harnessing anti-matter with this being funded by U.S. Army Intelligence. During the initial test, the Negative Reactor exploded in the laboratory with Adam and Connor being the only survivors though Sims seemed to had been disintegrated by the anti-matter after he saved Brashear. The effects of the accident also transformed Brashear giving him superhuman abilities as he became a living stable anti-matter reactor. (Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel v1 #4)
As the Blue Marvel, he helped stop a meteor that was the size of Arkansas from hitting the surface of Earth. (Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel v1 #1)
Brashear had three children with Candace with these being his eldest son Kevin Brashear, his daughter Adrienne Brashear and his other son Max Brashear. (Mighty Avengers v2 #9)
In 1972, he received a call from the reporter Constance Molina who asked for his aid after a werecreature was discovered at the morgue. This led to him joining her alongside police officer James Lucas. This led to their encounter with Blade, Kaluu and the Bear where they united to form a team to fight the threat of the Deathwalkers. (Mighty Avengers v2 #11)
Whilst at his sanctuary, he was in a discussion with Uatu about his involvement in the world when he received reports of an attack by King Hyperion who had defeated the Winter Guard. Brashear entered into the scene where initially he was overpowered by his foe but managed to ultimately defeat him. After seeing the good he could accomplish, he began to take a more active role in the world and in being a hero. (Age of Heroes v1 #3)
Personality and attributes
As a superhero, he was known as the Blue Marvel and also as the Magnificent Master of Might, the Man of Marvels and the Blue Bomber of Battle. (Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel v1 #1)
Powers and abilities
Adam was shown to had constructed variations of his armor to handle different situations. (Fear Itself: The Home Front v1 #4)
He operated a deep sea secret base that was known as Kadesh Base which served as his laboratory. (Fear Itself: The Home Front v1 #4) This was located deep underneath the Atlantic ocean with the sanctuary being by the Mariana Trench. (Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel v1 #4)
Brashear was known to had discovered the dimension known as the Neutral Zone which was an entire universe where positive and negative matter co-existed in a substance called neutronium. (Fear Itself: The Home Front v1 #4)
- The Blue Marvel was created by Kevin Grevioux where he made his first appearance in Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel v1 #1 (November, 2008).
In other media
- In Marvel: Avengers Alliance, the Blue Marvel appeared as a playable character in the Facebook video game.
- In Marvel: Future Fight, the Blue Marvel appeared as a playable character in the mobile video game.
- Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel v1:
- Age of Heroes v1:
- Fear Itself: The Home Front v1:
- Mighty Avengers:
- Captain America and the Mighty Avengers:
- Ultimates 2: