Ozymandias is a male supervillain that features in Marvel Comics.
He had a sister by the name of Nephri with the two living during the reign of the Pharaoh Rama-Tut. Ozymandias came to find himself as a skilled general where he served the Pharaoh and was among his advisors alongside the grand vizier Logos. In an effort to ingratiate himself with his ruler, Ozymandias was noted to had offered his own sister in marriage to Rama-Tut. During this time, Rama-Tut was seeking out a young man that was one of the first of an emerging race with this individual being known as En Sabah Nur. The Egyptian general knew of his masters goals and sought to find the boy which he intended to present as his wedding present to the Pharaoh. (Rise of Apocalypse v1 #1)
He was within Clan Akkaba when the decided to resurrect Apocalypse through a young clone of him whilst Ozymandias summoned the Final Horsemen to protect their reborn master. As the young Apocalypse received instruction, Ozymandias commanded the Horsemen to protect him from an assassination attempt by the new X-Force. (Uncanny X-Force v1 #3)
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- Ozymandias was created by Scott Lobdell and Joe Madureira where he made his first appearance in Uncanny X-Men v1 #332 (May 1996).
- In Uncanny X-Force v1 #13 (2011), it was shown that the Age of Apocalypse version of Storm was enslaved by Weapon Omega who turned her into a stone-like entity similar to Ozymandias that he called Orordius.
In other media
- In X-Men: Battle of the Atom, Ozymandias appeared as a playable card in the iOS video card game.
- X-Men v1:
- Rise of Apocalypse:
- Uncanny X-Force: