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