Kro (comics)

Kro (comics)

Kro (sometimes referred to as the Warlord Kro) is a Marvel Comics supervillain.

Publication history

Created by Jack Kirby, Kro first appeared in Eternals vol. 1 #1 (July, 1976).

The character subsequently appeared in Eternals #3 (September 1976), Iron Man Annual #6 (1983), Eternals Vol. 2 #5-6 (February-March 1986), #8 (May 1986), Quasar #12 (July 1990), Eternals: The Herod Factor #1 (November 1991), The Avengers #370-371 (January-February 1994), Fantastic Four Unlimited #10 (July 1995), The Avengers Vol. 2 #45 (October 2001), #49 (February 2002), and Eternals Vol. 3 #2-3 (September-October 2006).

Kro received an entry in the original Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe #6 and in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #7, and the All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z: Update #3 (2007).

Fictional character biography

In the Marvel Universe, Kro is the leader of the Deviant race, an evolutionary offshoot of the human race created by the Celestials. He is one of the first Earth Deviants created. Besides being a shapeshifter, he is immortal and one of the very few Deviants that are attractive by human standards. He hides this from his fellow Deviants by pretending to be a long line of fathers/sons. Also hidden from the Deviants is his long-standing (20,000 years) on-off relationship with Thena, leader of the Eternals and mother of their twin children, Donald & Deborah Ritter.

In the past, Kro has disguised himself as the Devil in order to try to influence or frighten humans. His control over his own molecules renders him immune to the genetic manipulations of Ghaur.

Kro is also the founder of the Delta Network.


The Eternal #4 - #6 (2004)

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