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Information-silkReal NameMyron MacLain
Information-silkCurrent AliasDr. Myron MacLain
Information-silkRelativesJanice MacLain (wife), Michael MacLain (son)
Information-silkAffiliationFormerly SHIELD, US Department of Agriculture
Status
Information-silkAlignmentNeutral
Information-silkIdentityNo Dual Identity
Information-silkCitizenshipAmerican
Information-silkMarital StatusMarried
Information-silkOccupationResearch scientist, metallurgist; formerly employed by SHIELD and US Department of Agriculture
Information-silkEducationPh.D. in metallurgical engineering
Characteristics[1]
Information-silkGenderMale
Information-silkHeight5' 9"
Information-silkWeight180 lbs (82 kg)
Information-silkEyesBlue
Information-silkHairGrey (originally black; balding); often dyed black
Origin
Information-silkOriginMyron MacLain learned metallurgy in the 1930s.
Information-silkUniverseEarth-616
Information-silkPlace of BirthKeyes, Oklahoma
Information-silkCreatorsRoy Thomas, Barry Windsor-Smith
First Appearance
Avengers #66
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HistoryEdit

Dr. MacLain began to develop super-strong metals for the US Government at the beginning of World War II. While experimenting on iron alloys for use as tank armor in future battlefield, he accidentally created the ultra-resilient Vibranium-iron alloy shield that is used by Captain America.[2]

After several decades of continued experiments, MacLain finally produced the formula for True Adamantium and gave it to the US Government.[3]

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MacLain is one of the world's foremost metallurgists, specializing in developing highly durable metals. He remains remarkably vital despite his advanced age.

TriviaEdit

These are Timely Comics metallurgist counterparts to Doctor Myron MacLain:Leslie Garden(Human Torch story)[[1]] creator of the metal material Y-9 and Doctor Crandall(Marvex story)[[2]] creator of a new Battle Ship Armor Formula.

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