Blimp was among the Shi'ar super guardians brought to Earth by Cassandra Nova (posing as Charles Xavier) to eliminate the X-Men and mutantkind as an alleged threat to the Shi'ar.
Powers and Abilities
Bio-helium body contained within a specially constructed space suit
Special space suit to contain his body
- Like many members of the Imperial Guard, Blimp is a pastiche of a member of DC Comics's Legion of Super-Heroes. Blimp is based on Bouncing Boy.
- The Imperial Guard already had a Bouncing Boy pastiche in Hardball, so Blimp was the second one.