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Overview

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Flag of India

India, officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. It's capital city is New Delhi and it's largest city is Mumbai.

Early 20th Century

As a youth, Monako the Magician and his family traveled through India. His parents were slain by a cult that practice the black arts. Their leader spared the young boy's life and taught and raised Monako the secrets of magic. Eventually, the cult was slain by British colonists who recovered Monako and sent him to London, England to study.[1]

India was a popular place of learning as it was visited by Bill Waring who came to learn nerve control as part of his training that saw him become the costumed hero known as the Challenger.[2] Also Mr. Lelong learned the art of knife throwing in India.[3]

With the outbreak of World War II, India became the site of many clashes between the Allied Forces and Imperial Japan, leading to many super-humans being active in the area. The Sub-Mariner assisted a young Indian boy named Mabu protect a herd of super-strong elephants from Japanese forces in the region.[4] Indian warrior the Fakir and his minions assisted the Japanese army, but they were wiped out by the American Army with the aid of Captain America and Bucky.[5] Also during this time, the ambassador to India was revealed to be a Japanese spy, who was stopped by the Patriot.[6] By 1944, a Japanese spy posed as Princess Ramasi who claimed to be the reincarnation of the goddess Kali. With this position of power she attempted to turn a local Kali worshipping cult against American forces stationed in India, until her ruse was exposed by Captain America and Bucky.[7] Likewise the region was terrorized by the Seven Sons of Satan who were also defeated by Cap and Bucky.[8] The Young Allies also ended up in India after sneaking aboard an American navy ship. There they assisted Allied Forces fight back a Japanese attack force led by Tehru the Master Magician.[9] In 1945, Captain America and Bucky returned to India where they stopped the Japanese from resurrecting the myth of the Prophet of Hate to turn the people of India against the Allied Forces stationed there.[10] Later that year, Cap and Bucky's replacements William Nasland and Fred Davis Jr. were active in the area, putting a stop to Indian mirror maker Genrami from blinding Allied soldiers for the Japanese by using a special glass that could blind those who looked at it.[11]

In 1947, Bombay after the free states of India and Pakistan are formed sectatian violents erupts in the country between Hindus and Muslims. The Khan leave their home in India to start a new life in Pakistan. As they live a shooting star flys through the heavens giving them hope for the future.[12]

In 1954, the Hypnotist organized a group of Thuggies into joining his criminal empire, but their plot was foiled by the Human Torch and Toro.[13] Also active in the area was renown hunter Cliff Mason.[14] In 1955, Secret Service Agent Rick Davis prevented communists from convincing the Maharajah of Rajapour into siding with them, instead securing his support to the United States.[15]

C.I.A. agents Richard and Mary Parker managed to free an operative of a friendly power named Agent-Ten, who had been kidnapped by Baron von Strucker and Baroness Adelicia von Krupp in Bombay.[16]

Professor Charles Xavier and Amelia Voght lived in Bombay for a time in the early stages of his Mutant research. She discovered his designs for Cerebro. It is during the argument they both learn they are both Mutants.[17]

Modern Era

Dr. Donald Blake traveled to Bombay, India where he can forget Jane. He met with an old friend Professor Shecktor is working on a cure for snake bites. His assistant, Klaus Vorhees, decides to kill the professor and steal his discoveries. His plans to allow a cobra to bite them both, but only give himself the cure.Blake hears about Shecktor's injure and, as Thor, rushes to his side. Too late to save the Professor, he learns that the snake which bite them was radioactive, and Klaus has been transformed into a human cobra. Creating a typhoon with his hammer, Thor carries himself back to the USA following the Cobra.[18]

Havok and Wolverine Wolverine battled Meltdown in Bombay.[19]

After Mr. Tolliver's death, the Courier met with Mr. Bashur, who accepted the order from the Executive Elite to take out a hit on Deadpool, Copycat, and Cable for the death of Nyko's brother, Pico.[20]

... [21]

X-Corporation HQ - Mumbai

X-Corporation HQ in Mumbai

The X-Corporation opened an office in Mumbai, India. Sooraya Qadir from Afghanistan was kidnapped and then sold into slavery.[22] Few years later Sooraya was rescued by Wolverine and Fantomex from a slave-trading ring. She was sent to the Mumbai, X-Corp office. Sooraya hid herself from the X-Men who were stationed there by turning into sand and spreading herself around the complex. Phoenix sensed Sooraya's presence and telepathically convinced her to reveal herself to everyone present. Sooraya announced her presence by speaking a single word: "Turaab" ("Dust" in Arabic). [23]

A group of Trolls were responsible for the bombings of the X-Corp headquarters in Singapore, Nairobi and Mumbai.[24]

Corridor 002

The "Corridor"

Sunset Bain merged Machine Man with State 51, making him into a giant robot sending it to attack Mumbai. He gained his senses and decided to take the form of Kali calming the people and then separate from State 51. He caught Sunset and turned her over to S.H.I.E.L.D. [25]

The Corridor crash landed in Mumbai.[26]

War Machine (Colonel James "Jim" Rhodes) battled robotic mech attack major cities across the globe on one of the attacks took place in Mumbai.[27]

... [28]

When Black Bolt confronted Thanos in hopes of preventing the Mad Titan's invasion of Earth in the search of his son, he unleashed a powerful attack that triggered a Terrigen Bomb and destroyed Attilan in the process.[29] The resultant Terrigen Cloud released in New York City began to circumvent the globe, striking Mumbai and transforming Humans of Inhuman descent including Grid.[30]

Alternative Realities

Spider-Man: India (Earth-50101)

Pavitr PrabhakarPavitr Prabhakar, a poor Indian boy, lived in a village, but moves to Mumbai with his aunt Maya and uncle Bhim he is given the power of the Spider and used it to fight crime and protect the people of the city.[31] Karn came to his reality to kill him. But Spider-Man (Otto Octavius/"Peter Parker") arrived an saved him.[32] ...[33]

Marvel Cinematic Universe (Earth-199999)

War Machine was sent on a mission to take down the Ten Rings in Mumbai.[34]

Marvel Cinematic Universe (Earth-41001)

... [31]

Points of Interest

See also: Category:India

Residents

See also: Category:Indians


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Trivia

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Links and References

Footnotes

  1. Daring Mystery Comics #5
  2. Daring Mystery Comics #7
  3. Marvel Mystery Comics #2
  4. Marvel Mystery Comics #36
  5. Captain America Comics #20
  6. Marvel Mystery Comics #38
  7. Captain America Comics #34
  8. Captain America Comics #37
  9. Amazing Comics #1
  10. Captain America Comics #44
  11. Captain America Comics #50
  12. Ms. Marvel Vol 4 #8
  13. Young Men #27
  14. Jungle Tales #1
  15. Spy Thrillers #4
  16. Untold Tales of Spider-Man #-1
  17. Uncanny X-Men #309
  18. Journey into Mystery #98
  19. Havok and Wolverine Meltdown #4
  20. Deadpool: The Circle Chase #2
  21. Avengers: Celestial Quest #1
  22. New X-Men Hellions #1
  23. New X-Men #133
  24. Excalibur Vol 3 #5
  25. Marvel Comics Presents Vol 2 #12
  26. X-Men: Legacy #238
  27. Iron Man 2.0 #8
  28. Astonishing X-Men Annual Vol 3 #1
  29. Infinity #2
  30. Free Comic Book Day Vol 2015 #Avengers
  31. 31.0 31.1 Spider-Man: India #1-4
  32. Superior Spider-Man #32
  33. Web Warriors #6
  34. Marvel's Iron Man 3 Prelude #1

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