Grappler is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
The Grappler first appeared in Savage She-Hulk
#18 (July 1981), and was created by David Anthony Kraft
and Mike Vosburg
The character subsequently appears in Captain America #319 (July 1986), in which he was killed by the Scourge of the Underworld. The character made a posthumous appearance in She-Hulk #3 (February 2006).
Fictional character biography
The Grappler became a master of leverage, both in a physical and financial sense, when advised to study leverage as a youth. His attempt to put leverage to criminal use by stealing an armored car filled with gold was halted by She-Hulk
The Grappler was a victim of the Scourge of the Underworld at the “Bar With No Name” massacre.
The Grappler carried a flexible steel rod used as a battle staff, the blunt end of which contained a coil of cable which could be used to entangle an opponent or serve as a cable to be reeled in. He also used a radio-controlled plane for transportation.