Lifter (comics)

Lifter (comics)

Lifter (Ned Lathrop) is a fictional mutant supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe. He was created by Jack Kirby in Captain America Annual #4 (1977).

Publication history

The fictional character Lifter first appeared in Captain America Annual #4 in 1977, and was created by Jack Kirby. Lifter subsequently appeared in Defenders vol. 1 #78-80, 83, 87, 125-126, and 128-130. As Meteorite, he appeared in Captain America vol. 1 #343, 346, 368, 394, and 426. He appeared once again as Lifter in New Warriors vol. 2, #6.

Lifter appeared as part of the "Mutant Force" entry in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #9.

Fictional character biography

Lifter has been a member of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, Mutant Force and the Resistants.

His name has been included on a list of Mutants who have been depowered by the events of House of M and "Decimation" that was printed by Wizard Magazine. However the accuracy of the list has been disputed and Lifter has not yet been listed or shown as depowered in any Marvel Comics publications.

Powers and abilities

Lifter's mutant power gives him the ability to lift heavy objects by canceling the effect of gravity upon them.

Other media

Lifter (alongside the other Mutant Force members) appeared in the X-Men episode "Sanctuary."

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