Ulik is a male comic supervillain that features in Marvel Comics.
Ulik was a male member of the race of Rock Trolls that inhabited the realms linked to Asgard. (Thor v1 #137) He was noted to have had an older brother named Olik. (Warlock and the Infinity Watch v1 #24) In addition, he had a younger brother named Horth who he vowed to protect and keep safe. (Thor Annual v1 #13)
He later attacked the Odinson after he was rejected by Mjolnir where he led a number of trolls to attack the Asgardian Prince on the Moon but later had to escape. (Unworthy Thor v1 #1)
He participated in the culmination of the War of the Realms as the Dark Council invaded Midgard. (War of the Realms v1 #1) This saw them attempting to claim the lands of Australia as the new Kingdom of the Trolls. (War of the Realms v1 #3) During this time, he was opposed by the world's superheroes leading to She-Hulk battling Ulik where he was impressed with her and intended to make her his queen. (War of the Realms v1 #5)
In the aftermath, he came to be captured and imprisoned within the newly grown World Tree alongside the other leaders among the Dark Council. (Thor v5 #16)
Personality and attributes
Powers and abilities
- Ulik was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby where he made his first appearance in Thor v1 #137 (February, 1967).
- In Future Imperfect v1 (2015), a version of Ulik was shown to had survived on Battleworld where he resided in Norheim and knew the location of the Destroyer. The Maestro secretly left his realm of Dystopia in order to find Ulik and the location of the Destroyer as part of his plan to topple God Emperor Doom. After a fight, Ulik relented and took the Maestro to the chamber of the Ancient One that guarded the Destroyer in the hope that the guardian would destroy the intruder.
In other media
- In The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Ulik appeared as an antagonist in the animated series episode "The Fall of Asgard" where he was voiced by actor Troy Baker.
- In Avengers Assemble, Ulik appeared as an antagonist in the animated series episode "The Serpent of Doom" where he was voiced by actor Kevin Michael Richardson.
- In Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Ulik appeared as an antagonist in the video game where he was voiced by actor Fred Tatasciore.
- In Marvel: War of Heroes, Ulik appeared as a playable character in the mobile video game. He was shown in his guise of Tanarus with him armed with a magical Codgel.
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- War of the Realms v1:
- Thor v5: